Reporter joins The Miami Laker

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, January 5, 2022

      A new reporter has joined The Miami Laker.       Alexandra Herrera, 31, grew up in Miramar, lives in Hialeah and is familiar with Miami Lakes.       She was educated at Suffolk University in Boston, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism.       Alex is an experienced reporter of community news, most recently...

Santa delights elders at annual holiday luncheon

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, January 5, 2022

     Santa Claus, aka Tico Casamayor, arrived with bells on for the Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee’s Senior Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 15.      The Miami Lakes Hotel on Main was the destination for 148 elders.      “We sang carols, and at one point I announced Santa’s arrival, while we sang 'Here Comes Santa Claus,'” said Dottie Wix, chair of the...

New year, new names for The Graham Companies' gym, hotel and golf course

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, January 5, 2022

     The New Year brings new names and brands to three of the best-known attractions in Miami Lakes.       Once known as Shula’s facilities, they are now called Miami Lakes Golf Club, Miami Lakes Hotel on Main and the Miami Lakes Athletic Club.       “Miami Lakes has its own identity as a major municipality, and we’re looking to the future for the hospitality...

New hours for New Year's holiday at Miami Lakes COVID-19 testing site

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, December 29, 2021

      The free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Miami Lakes has new hours this week for the New Year holiday.      The site, at the former Hotel Indigo at 7601 Miami Lakes Drive, is a partnership between The Graham Companies, which owns the property, and Longview Technology Services of Herndon, Va.       The normal hours are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.,...

Christmas carols at Town Hall

Religious By Linda Trischitta, Editor Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Fifth grade students in the Glee Club at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School sang Christmas carols during the blessing of the Nativity at Miami Lakes Town Hall on Dec. 13. Father Flavio Montes, pastor at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Miami Lakes, led the ceremony which was attended by Mayor Manny Cid and about 50 onlookers, the church said. Shown in the photo provided by the school are, from left: Jose Sanoja;...
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