Summer safety tips for pets

Summer safety tips for pets

Summertime seems to last all year round in South Florida but the actual summer months are particularly hot. Sun and water safety tips for pets are often overlooked but are imperative to having a fun and accident-free summer with man’s best friend.Fresh water: Pets become dehydrated very quickly in the heat so new bowls of fresh, cool ...

Town officials react to a proposed study to expand Opa Locka airport

After Miami Lakes was placed on alert over a proposed Miami-Dade County resolution to possibly expand operations at Miami International Airport and Opa Locka Airport, which could have a serious impact on residents’ quality of life, the town’s elected voices publicly opposed ...

STU softball team Buffalo Funds winner

STU softball team Buffalo Funds winner
St. Thomas University has been named the 2017 Buffalo Funds Five-Star NAIA Champions of Character Softball Team Award winner for its excellence as a character-driven intercollegiate athletics ...

Hollywood residents urge Miami-Dade cities to join in anti-blasting petition

Hollywood residents urge Miami-Dade cities to join in anti-blasting petition
Fed up with damages to residential properties allegedly caused by the rock mining industry’s blasting, the residents of Riviera Isles in Hollywood launched a petition drive to cease the ...

Elderly Affairs Committee hosts Lunch/Bunch Bingo series in Jul. and Aug.

Elderly Affairs Committee hosts Lunch/Bunch Bingo series in Jul. and Aug.
Summer senior fun continues with the Lunch Bunch and Bingo series sponsored by ClearCaptions.Seniors can socialize and make new friends from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. while having fun and enjoying ...

Bad Jews is a thought-provoking performance

Bad Jews is a thought-provoking performance
Poppy managed to survive Auschwitz and hide his father’s chai, a necklace that translates to ‘life’ in Hebrew, all through the camp and war. Now that Poppy has passed, he leaves ...

SCORE business mentors now available two times each month

In partnership with SCORE Miami, the Town of Miami Lakes will host a series of one-of-one mentoring sessions to assist new or existing businesses on a wide range of topics from how to write a business plan, arrange funding and manage cash flow, to how to develop an effective marketing ...

SAT and ACT prep classes scheduled in Jul. and Aug.

Miami Lakes parents who may be stressed over the cost of their child’s college entrance exam prep course can rest easy thanks to the Miami Lakes Education Advisory Board.The cost is only $20 to register for the Town’s affordable SAT and ACT prep classes.SAT prep will be ...

Town plans Youth Programs Showcase at ‘The Spot’ on Aug. 12

Miami Lakes Recreation Program team and partner providers will host a Recreation Program Showcase at the Town’s Youth Center, “The Spot,” 6075 Miami Lakes Drive East, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 12.From ballet, jazz, martial arts, archery, golf and ...

Mater Lakes students vie in FBLA competitions

Mater Lakes students vie in FBLA competitions
Mater Lakes Academy had four students compete in the FBLA National Leadership Conference held in Anaheim, California on June 29 to July 2.   All four students, Cristian “CJ” ...

Optimist Club schedules baseball and softball registration in Jul. and Aug.

The Miami Lakes Optimist Club will be holding registration for its 49th fall baseball and softball season on three Saturdays, July 29, August 5 and August 12, from 9:30 to 1 p.m. at the new clubhouse, 6411 N.W. 162 Street.Boys and girls between the the ages of 5 and 16 must bring a ...

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