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Kim Sloan Hill, born in Homestead’s Southwest neighborhood, has been a social studies teacher since 2005 at his alma mater, Homestead Senior High School.

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Homestead soccer fans had a lot to celebrate this past Friday when the City of Homestead inaugurated the new soccer fields at the Homestead Sports Complex in conjunction with the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Fall Season Opening Ceremony. More than 800 young athletes, their famil…

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Gov. Ron DeSantis, state lawmakers and university officials on Monday bragged about Florida State University and the University of Florida moving up in the rankings of an annual report that grades the country's top public colleges and universities.

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Among the familiar names of candidates for Homestead Mayor, that of Bradley Compton is in fact, new. His sense of community is not, however. In coming to South Florida in 2000 to University of Miami to study maritime law, his strong connection to enjoying and preserving the marine environmen…

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The month of September always seems like a turning point for me, signaling the end of summer with “back-to-school”, and life’s headlights begin to pick out the faint outlines of the holiday season ahead. Around here, we also tend to mark our calendars by which fruits are in season.

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After working over 30 years for the City of Homestead, Dennis Maytan is ready for his next challenge. Maytan has qualified as a candidate for City Council – Seat #2 representing Keys Gate.

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Hurricane Dorian began its much-anticipated northward swing Tuesday morning and is now expected to skirt Florida’s Atlantic coast, threatening a dozen coastal counties that are home to 9 million residents and more than 770,000 acres of agricultural land.

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The month of September always seems like a turning point for me, signaling the end of summer with “back-to-school”, and life’s headlights begin to pick out the faint outlines of the holiday season ahead. Around here, we also tend to mark our calendars by which fruits are in season.

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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners have announced that the County will be spearheading relief efforts for the residents of The Bahamas, where many islands have been hit hard by Hurricane Dorian’s devastating strength.

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Through a decade of planning, the City of Homestead finds itself with a sound economic outlook while progressing to a successful downtown renaissance.

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AT&T contractors and technicians throughout Miami-Dade have been on strike since last Thursday because of unfair labor conditions and no fair

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At its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday August 21, Homestead City Council voted unanimously to review the City Charter for potential amendments.

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National Weather Service officials have recertified Homestead, Florida as a StormReady community. The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents better prepare for hazardous weather and flooding. The City of Homestead was first certified as a StormReady community in 2012 for it…

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At the August 21st Special Presentations, Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough announced that Somerset Academy South Homestead and Somerset Academy Oaks were recently designated as STEM schools —institutions which focus on science, technology, engineering, and math.

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When you fill a large space to capacity with children in K-8 grades, add faculty, members of the local PTA, Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) officials, representatives from the National PTA office, almost 100

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The SDNL recieved notification in form of a press release of the endorsement of local candidates for Homestead Mayor and City Council by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Worker (IBEW) LU 359-2.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for 26 counties Wednesday in anticipation of a powerful hit from Hurricane Dorian during the Labor Day weekend.

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Most of Florida could see a wet Labor Day weekend, with the East Coast facing tropical-storm force or stronger winds from Tropical Storm Dorian.

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Now that the kids are heading back to school, join Biscayne National Park for a Marine Debris Cleanup. The park cleanups are scheduled during the day, so there is plenty of time to drop the kids off at school, join the volunteer fun, and be home in time for homework.

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A Panhandle Republican is again asking the Florida House to repeal gun-related provisions of a law passed in 2018 after a mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

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The past, present and future of Miami-Dade College, Homestead Campus gathered with Homestead City officials Wednesday August 7, 2019 at City Hall for the Property Transfer Signing Ceremony for the Miami-Dade College Student Success Center. Applause and standing ovations punctuated the event …

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After a mass shooting in Texas intensified a partisan divide about immigration, the chairman of the Republican Party of Florida has decided to postpone a statewide “listening tour” focused on the controversial topic.