The community Martin Luther King Parade is this Saturday, January 18, 2020. The parade starts at 12 noon, going east on 4th Street to 6th Avenue, south on 6th
Every year the Homestead and Florida City communities come together to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a free community breakfast. This year, the event will take place at 7AM on Friday, January 17th at the Phichol Williams Community Center (951 SW 4th ST, Homest…
The Florida Department of Transportation announced a public meeting Tuesday January 21, 2020 from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Phichol Williams Community Center in Homestead.
At the December 18th Special Presentations, Councilman Larry Roth announced the winners of the Community Relations Board’s (CRB) Fall Essay Contest. Essays submitted by 26 students were judged by the CRB, which includes residents of Homestead and Florida City.
A third man was arrested Wednesday in the early morning Dec. 25 melee that occurred on the 200 block of Burton Drive in Tavernier that left four people hospitalized.
There are multiple events taking place this weekend and later this month that the Sheriff’s Office expects will impact traffic. Plan accordingly and take note the times and days of events. Anyone reading this is urged to share the information with friends, neighbors, coworkers as well as on …
Leading up to two defining meetings on the future of the Redland, the private group, ‘Protect Our Redland’ has reached 4,827 signatures (as of Tuesday morning, Jan. 7), very close to their initital goal of 5000.
This will be the 3rd year, Soroptimist International of Homestead will be hosting the Blue Jean Ball during Homestead's Championship rodeo weekend.
When Paul Morrow was growing up as one of nineteen children in Alabama, he knew he would follow a different path. While he could envision perhaps owning some kind of business someday, standing on a stage being introduced by the President of the United States as a role model to follow wasn’t …
As Florida becomes increasingly urbanized, more than half the state’s stormwater ponds appear in two metropolitan areas -- Orlando and Tampa Bay, new research from the University of Florida shows.
The National Park Service (NPS) South Atlantic-Gulf Regional Director Robert A. Vogel announced the selection of Penelope Del Bene as the new superintendent of Biscayne National Park, located in southern Florida. Del Bene will begin her new assignment in early February.
Researchers at the University of Florida, in partnership with The Florida Aquarium, have discovered a novel method of culturing long-spined sea urchins, a species that is ecologically vital to the Florida Keys’ vulnerable coral reefs.
A six-member Homestead City Council returned to a deferred request for retail commercial building along Farm Life School Road (162nd Avenue) at its meeting on December 18.
A six-member Homestead City Council failed to confirm a candidate for vacant Council seat #5 (Waterstone) at its regular meeting on Wednesday December 18.
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried isn’t joining the bipartisan support for a revised trade deal with Canada and Mexico that is backed by Republican President Donald Trump and the Democratic-run U.S. House.
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ drive to create a state-backed program to import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada has secured a key federal agency’s endorsement following a prod by President Donald Trump, who also expressed support for at least four other similar state-based plans.
A tablespoon of vanilla goes a long way. As a key spice in baking, the intoxicating aromatic bean that reminds folks of delicious holiday desserts has a variety of uses throughout the year.
Rail crossings throughout Florida, including one west of Jupiter where three members of a family were recently killed by an Amtrak train, will be upgraded for safety under a directive issued by the state transportation secretary.
Shooting suspects lead police on a high-speed car chase throughout Florida City and Homestead on Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 17, before bailing out of the disabled vehicle and being captured. Theentire episode was captured by helicopter news cams and watched live throughout Miami.
Volunteers at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Pennsylvania would have assuredly been dressed more warmly than those who gathered at Palm Woodlawn Cemetery Saturday, Dec 14, 2019. Their purpose though was the same; to honor and remember veterans as part of National Wreaths Across Amer…
Children become aware of the joy of helping others at different ages. For some, it’s watching people around them or being taken with a parent to participate in a giving-type event.
Enjoy the beautiful South Florida weather, explore nature, encounter wildlife, and spend time with family this Holiday Season on the Homestead National Parks Trolley.
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has awarded a contract to remove 5.5 miles of an elevated Tamiami Trail roadbed long cited as a “dam” that impedes Everglades’ sheet flow.
Now with Christmas shopping wrapping up -- pun intended, ho ho ho -- many people will be spending this weekend scrambling for their last minute items for Wednesday’s Yuletide holiday.
Few people misunderstand the image of a guide dog in a harness leading an individual wearing dark glasses and carrying a white cane. In the not too distant past, this was one of the few ways guide dogs were used. There have been significant changes and as often happens there is now confusion…