Celebrate Dad with a picnic on Father's Day

Community By Chef Veronica Mauri Thursday, June 16, 2022

    To treat your father or favorite man this Father’s Day, I’ve created a picnic menu that can be put together with ease. These dishes -- Beer Braised Pork Sliders, Mexican Tangy Coleslaw, Tomato & Black Bean Quinoa Salad and Double Chocolate Crinkle Cookies --  have flavors that are sure to please the whole family and your guests.      The delicious cookie recipe is by Sally’s...

Town of Miami Lakes releases annual financial report

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

    The Town of Miami Lakes said it successfully completed its annual financial audit for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2021.      The audit by a licensed independent certified public accounting firm is required per state statute, the town said.      Garcia, Espinosa, Miyares, Rodriguez, Trueba & Co., LLC conducted it this year.      The town has submitted the 2021 audit to...

Lawton Chiles Middle student is finalist in piano competition

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

     Lawton Chiles Middle School student Telisa Gaviria was a finalist in the Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation’s 2022 Piano Slam, held in April at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami.       Telisa was in the sixth grade and was one of eight students representing middle schools in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.        The Piano Slam is a program that combines classical music, creative...

Lawton Chiles Middle student wins honorable mention for art

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

     In April, Solange Perez was an eighth-grade student at Lawton Chiles Middle School when she won Honorable Mention in the Blue Ribbon Poster Contest.       The art competition was hosted by Amigos for Kids at the art gallery at the Hialeah campus of Miami Dade College.      The winning posters were displayed at an awards ceremony on April 22 and the young artists, families and...

Miami Lakes Library Programs through June 30

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

     The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes.       Space is limited; in some cases you must register in advance for online events.       Free 2022 Hurricane preparation guides are available at all branches. Homework Help & Tutoring Program Funded by The Children’s Trust In Person Sat.,...
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