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Monday 08/13/2018
Op-Ed: Rail Was Promised. Rail Should Be Delivered

Last month’s Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) meeting was, at best, disappointing. The TPO, made-up of Miami-Dade County Commissioners plus local elected officials, convened on July 19 to review and vote on a locally preferred mode of transit for the South Dade Corridor.

Updated: August 14, 2018 - 11:32 am
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Friday 08/10/2018
Back to School Crockpot Cooking

On a busy day, cooking in the Crock Pot or Slow Cooker is a quick and simple way to prepare a dinner. Crock Pot Chicken is such an easy meal to make that the entire family will enjoy. It is healthy, flavorful, and a great go to weeknight staple dish. Add potatoes and carrots, and your complete meal is ready with very little fuss.

Updated: August 13, 2018 - 10:01 am
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Rail was promised. Rail should be delivered.

Last month’s Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) meeting was, at best, disappointing. The TPO, made-up of Miami-Dade County Commissioners plus local elected officials, convened on July 19 to review and vote on a locally preferred mode of transit for the South Dade Corridor.

Updated: August 13, 2018 - 10:01 am
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SOC South sponsers Fuerzas Commandos 2018 - a multi-national special ops competition in Panama

The best of the best soldiers from the military of 17 different countries in the American Hemisphere met again, this year in Panama.

Updated: August 14, 2018 - 11:33 am
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Losner Park Eligible for State Grant Money

Homestead government held three public hearings on Monday August 6 to qualify for state money to apply to Losner Park improvements.

Updated: August 14, 2018 - 11:32 am
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“Operation Hope” to Bring Hope of Financial Security

There is a new bank in Homestead instituting an exciting financial literacy program called “Operation Hope.” Capital Bank opened the program on Wednesday, with the support of local community leaders at their official ribbon cutting.

Updated: August 14, 2018 - 11:32 am
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Thursday 08/09/2018
A Strong Family Bond

After beginning their high school careers at different schools, brothers Marvin and Marcus Strong enter their senior years as teammates at Southridge.

Updated: August 14, 2018 - 11:33 am
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100 YEARS AGO - Homestead Enterprise - August 8, 1918

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Posted: August 09, 2018
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Lessons from Columbine Offered in Wake of Parkland

Guy Grace, a school-security official whose Colorado community was rocked by the 1999 murders at Columbine High School, shared school-hardening solutions Wednesday with a commission formed after this year’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

Posted: August 09, 2018
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Key Largo Man Arrested for Child Abuse

A 36-year-old Key Largo man was arrested Monday afternoon for beating a child.

Posted: August 09, 2018
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Rowell’s Waterfront Park to temporarily close for hurricane cleanup

Due to hurricane cleanup operations in canals throughout Monroe County, contractors will use temporary staging sites for debris collection across Monroe County, including Rowell’s Waterfront Park in the Upper Keys. This will require the park to close in mid-August (sometime after August 12). County Officials expect operations to continue 7-8 months.

Posted: August 09, 2018
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Upcoming Healthcare Forum - August 20

The Dedicated Dems of Florida City/Homestead will co-host a Healthcare Forum with the Labor Community Alliance of South Dade, on Monday, August 20, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., at Florida City Commission Chambers, located at 404 West Palm Drive, Florida City 33034.

Posted: August 09, 2018
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Five Projects to Participate in Resilience Accelerator

Mayors Dan Gelber, Francis Suarez, Carlos Gimenez, Melissa McKinlay, and Jeri Muoio, in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), Columbia University’s Center for Resilient Cities and Landscapes (CRCL), and The Miami Foundation announced the selection of five projects to join the Resilience Accelerator. In response to urgent urban challenges facing Greater Miami and the Palm Beaches, the partners have launched this work via a convening of multi-disciplinary expertise.

Posted: August 09, 2018
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Kiwanis of Homestead/South Dade Celebrates 70th Anniversary

County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava presented a proclamation to the Kiwanis Club of Homestead/South Dade in honor of their 70th Anniversary. The club was first formed on August 3, 1948. Its members have continuously provided community service to the Homestead area, making it a better, brighter place for our children.

Updated: August 13, 2018 - 10:02 am
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Friday 08/03/2018
President Trump Goes All in For DeSantis

In a boisterous political rally held in Florida’s largest media market, President Donald Trump on Tuesday thrust his outsized persona into the middle of Florida’s governor’s race, with a full-throated endorsement of U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis.

Posted: August 03, 2018
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Council Tentatively Adopts Tax Rate for 2019

A six-member Homestead City Council met on Wednesday with Vice Mayor Stephen Shelley presiding.

Posted: August 03, 2018
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OK Feed forced off Krome Ave.

OK Feed Store was established in South Miami in 1926. In 1983 it opened its doors at 22801 Krome Avenue.

Posted: August 03, 2018
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Jurassic South Dade

Florida Power and Light’s Turkey Point ‘Croc Team’ has created the ideal habitat for American Saltwater Crocodiles to live and reproduce.

Updated: August 03, 2018 - 11:08 am
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60 Years, 2 Generations, 1 Restaurant

Richard Accursio understood hard work and the willingness to take a risk. The large Italian family with roots in Sicily embraced the American dream and set about achieving it on different paths. At only sixteen, Accursio became a busboy at the famous Coconut Grove restaurant/supper Club in Boston. He paid attention to the kitchen and chefs though, picking up ideas. What he nor anyone else expected was the tragic fire that broke out November 28, 1942 when almost 500 people perished, and more than 150 were injured. Ironically, what he had been expecting was to be called up in the draft for World War II. His time as a soldier was delayed since he was required to be a witness in the trial that followed numerous investigations. It was not as if he missed out on action, however, as one of the units he was assigned to was among those who helped bring relief to the American and Allied troops surrounded in the infamous Battle of the Bulge.

Posted: August 03, 2018
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Homestead Business Thrust into Controversy

Francisco, “Frank”, Gonzalez believes in hard work to achieve the American dream. The grease under his fingernails, the full bays of his auto shop, and a constant stream of customers make up his work days.

Updated: August 07, 2018 - 1:46 pm
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