Who’s Who in Miami Lakes: Dottie Wix

Community By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Thursday, January 14, 2021

Dottie Wix, 79, lives in Miami Lakes and is the volunteer chair of the town’s Elderly Affairs Committee. She is single.Q: Where are you from, and what was your career? A: I was born in Miami, Florida. I did not attend college, just high school,...

Coming soon to West Lake: A denser tree canopy

Community Thursday, January 14, 2021

A Miami-Dade County matching grant will help fund the planting of more than 180 trees to the West Lake neighborhood in Miami Lakes, the town said. The $46,031 grant comes from the Neat Streets Miami program. The neighborhood will see new...

Young composer wins state music contest

Education By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, January 14, 2021

     Christopher Artau blew away the competition when he won the 2020-2021Florida Bandmasters Association Composition Contest in December.     Christopher, a sophomore at Mater Academy Charter Middle/High School in Hialeah Gardens, plays the...

Mayor, Council discuss wish list for town improvements

Government By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, January 14, 2021

Mayor Manny Cid met with individual councilmembers to set goals for enhancing the town. “One of the things I would like to see in the next four years is addressing the issues that are important to you guys,” Cid said Dec. 2 while meeting...

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go

Sports By Paula Liu Yoga Instructor Shula’s Athletic Club Thursday, January 14, 2021

The seated forward bend, aka Paschimottanasana. Benefits of this stretch include lengthening the spine and hamstring muscles and reducing stress. 1. Begin by sitting on the floor and rooting your sit bone toward the earth with your...

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