Our Lady of the Lakes students fill 1,035 bags with Thanksgiving goodies

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     Seventh and eighth grade students from Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School’s National Junior Honor Society helped fill 1,035 bags with fixings for side dishes to be served at Thanksgiving. The bags of goods donated to the church and school by students and parishioners filled the gym/cafeteria at the school and were to be distributed to needy families by Our Lady of the Lakes, Catholic Charities and other local...

Wyllie shares plans for new housing, health care, sports

Business By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     Since 1962, The Graham Companies has followed a master plan for the development of its dairy farm into the Town of Miami Lakes.     “It’s kind of unusual for a developer to come up with a plan and stay true to it for all of these years,” Stuart Wyllie, president and chief executive officer of The Graham Companies told the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce at their Nov. 16 luncheon. ...

Perla Tabares Hantman retires from school board after 26 years

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, November 30, 2022

     Miami-Dade County Public Schools Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman has been a constant advocate for educators, parents and students for the past 26 years, and she is retiring with a record of accomplishment on their behalf.       Tabares Hantman, did not seek reelection to her District 4 seat.     “It includes my hometown of Miami Lakes, most of the City of Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens...

Council members sworn in Tuesday at Miami Lakes town hall

Government By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Two returning council members and one new elected official were sworn in Tuesday at Miami Lakes town hall. Carlos O. Alvarez, Josh Dieguez and Ray Garcia, whose friends, families and supporters filled the council chambers for the ceremony, took their oaths and made brief speeches. They thanked their supporters and loved ones, and all said they looked forward to working on behalf of voters during their terms. “I want to reach...

Town announces Best of Miami Lakes award winners

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Sunday, November 27, 2022

     The Town of Miami Lakes announced the Best of Miami Lakes award winners for 2022, voters’ favorite places to meet, dine and get personal or health care services. Best CafĂ©/Cup of Coffee:  Casavana Cuban Cuisine 16435 NW 67th Ave., Miami Lakes, FL 33014 Best Lunch spot: NQC,  6189 Miami Lakes Drive, Miami Lakes, FL 33014 Best Dinner Restaurant: Korner67, 6769 Main St., Miami Lakes, FL...
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