Council candidates respond to questions from The Miami Laker

Featured By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, September 30, 2022

Of the seven candidates running for town council seats in Miami Lakes, only four chose by 5 p.m. on Sept. 30 to fill out a questionnaire that describes their biographies and positions on town issues. If Carlos O. Alvarez, Josh Dieguez or Ian Anthony Medina send in their questionnaires, this story will be updated. The Miami Laker is publishing candidates’ answers in full. The responses from candidates below were provided prior...

Miami Lakes Athletic Club celebrates 40 years serving the community

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, September 29, 2022

The Miami Lakes Athletic Club is celebrating 40 years of providing fitness activities to families in town and is inviting members to attend a week’s worth of celebrations. “Our goal is to have the daily events, where members will be interacting socially in the club,” said Anthony Artiles, general manager of the athletic club. “We want to give them the opportunity to enjoy the different themes and times, with live...

Our Neighborhoods: The Upper East Side

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Monday, September 19, 2022

As we continue through the Industrial Commerce Center in Miami Lakes' Upper East Side, there are more unique businesses that call the neighborhood home.       The Graham Companies own the complex and built it in several phases, from 1989 to 2016.      There are nine businesses spread between the four buildings, with only one office vacant in the southern section of the park along Northwest 159...

Police and firefighters honored at breakfast

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, September 19, 2022

    The Miami Lakes Public Safety Committee held its annual breakfast to recognize police officers and firefighters who protect the town. The gathering on Aug. 20 was held at the Miami Lakes Hotel on Main.      This year, Miami-Dade Police Officers Robert DeLeon and Arisbel Rivero received plaques for saving the life of an infant boy.      The baby’s mother called for help on March 18 after...

Town Topics: What is your favorite phone app?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Monday, September 19, 2022

JC Fernandez,  Miami Lakes, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty Miami Lakes      “It is my access to the MLS, MLS Access,” JC Fernandez said.  “[It stands for] Multiple Listing Service.  I have to know what is going on in my industry, and know what the home inventory is." Alexandra Socorro, Miami Lakes, General Manager, Jumpstart Child Enrichment...
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