Gerardo Seferlis, owner of Gerardo's Marketplace in Miami Lakes, dies

Obituaries By Linda Trischitta, Editor Saturday, May 21, 2022

Well-known businessman Gerardo Seferlis, owner of Gerardo’s Marketplace in Miami Lakes, died Thursday after a long illness. Seferlis embodied the immigrant success story after arriving in the U.S. in 1984 from Panama to attend college and study computers, according to a 1998 profile in The Miami Herald. To Miami Lakers, Seferlis was known to be honest, warm and friendly. Many of his customers became like family after they visited...

Restaurants ready to serve Miami Lakers

Business Friday, May 20, 2022

Cypress Village Shopping Center Beverly Hills Cafe, 7312 Miami Lakes Drive 305-558-8201  Thebeverlyhillscafe.com  Indoor/outdoor dining; take-out; delivery; UberEats. CRUZEIRO Brazilian Steakhouse, 7419 Miami Lakes Dr. 305-363-5247  Order from cruzeirosteakhouse.net Indoor/outdoor dining. DiCED, 7425 Miami Lakes Drive 305-961-1032 Dicedfood.com  Indoor dining;...

MLK-8 Center students perform at Honors Music Festival

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 20, 2022

The Superintendent’s Honors Music Festival chose four students from Miami Lakes K-8 Center to perform at events held Miami Senior High School during the first week in April.  Grace Mazzorana, a 5th grader, sang with the Elementary Chorus at Miami Senior High School. Manuel Martin, 8th grade and Sabella Scavuzzo, 7th grade, both play violin and Layla Cino, 6th grade, plays the cello. The trio performed with the Middle School...

Miami Lakes Middle School’s theater stars win drama contest at Miami-Dade County Fair

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, May 20, 2022

Miami Lakes Middle School students won 1st Place in the drama competition held at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition. The students performed numbers from a variety of Broadway musicals and popular films. The students also brought home special recognition ribbons, the only middle school to receive the ribbons, according to Principal Maria Medina. Top row from left: Natalia Voss, Annajelly Pinales-Bello, Zyonnah Hamil-Evans, Shayera...

Mater Lakes sends 12 wrestlers to state meet

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 20, 2022

    Ethan Vergara and Azakin Sejour won Florida High School Athletic Association state wrestling championships in Kissimmee to lead a strong showing by the boys and girls teams from Mater Lakes Academy back in March. Ethan won his second state title in the Class 1A 285-pound division.  Azakin won the state crown in the Class 1A 145-pound division.       In the girls competition, Sofia Ferran reached the...
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