Help celebrate the Girl Scouts’ centennial in South Florida

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 16, 2022

The 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts’ presence in South Florida -- Alligator Troop 1 in Coconut Grove was founded in 1923 -- will be celebrated next year, Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida said.     It is seeking former scouts, scout moms and troop leaders to help mark the milestone by sharing personal stories and collectibles for an exhibit.     Commemoration plans include: -- A historical...

Our Neighborhoods: Upper East Side

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 16, 2022

    As you leave the Miami Lakes’ car dealer neighborhood in the Upper East Side of town, there are more businesses that face Northwest 57 Avenue/Red Road.       South of Northwest 167th Street and the Miami Lakes AutoMall, there is a Bank of America branch; the shuttered Hialeah Church of Christ whose congregation worships elsewhere; Advance Auto Parts and a Taco Bell...

Miami Laker wins prestigious junior golf award

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 16, 2022

   Luke Clanton of Miami Lakes is one of this year’s recipients of the AT&T Byron Nelson International Junior Golf Award.      He is currently No. 4 nationally in Golfweek’s junior rankings.       Clanton was a three-time state champion at American Heritage High School in Plantation.      Clanton also reached the final round of qualifying for this...

Town Topics: June 19 is Father’s Day. Has a father figure inspired you?

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, June 16, 2022

Ladan Pourmasiha Urgent Care Medical Director Baptist Health South Florida Parkland      “I would absolutely say my father, my father has been such an amazing role model for myself and my sisters,” Ladan Pourmasiha said. “The reason I say my father is a role model for me is because we’re three physicians. My father started from scratch because he was an immigrant, and he came...

Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association recognizes Graham Hospitality employees

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 16, 2022

   The Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association honored employees of Miami Lakes Hotel on Main, the Miami Lakes Athletic Club and the Miami Lakes Golf Club during the 26th Annual Inn Key Awards Luncheon held June 6 at the Hilton Miami Downtown. The staffers work in the hospitality division of The Graham Companies, which owns those properties. The employees are the faces of the company and were recognized by it and the...
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