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Tuesday 10/17/2017
Busy October Dinner

Linda Ogden Epling
Paul Marcellini

Updated: October 17, 2017 - 11:10 am
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Monday 10/16/2017
Judge Backs Exploratory Oil Well in Broward

An administrative law judge said Tuesday that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection should allow a major Broward County landowner to drill an exploratory oil well in the Everglades. Judge E. Gary Early sided with Kanter Real Estate LLC, which wants to drill an exploratory well that would be about 11,800 feet deep.  

Posted: October 16, 2017
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Sunday 10/15/2017
Irma-Impacted Students Receive Thousands of Skechers Shoes & Socks

   This week, Monroe County students walked into to school with a pep in their steps. On Friday, October 6th, 2,500 shoes and 5,000 socks donated by Skechers, were given out to displaced Monroe County students as part of an Irma relief event held by Farm Share, the 27-year-old Florida-based nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating hunger for Floridians.

Updated: October 16, 2017 - 11:05 am
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Saturday 10/14/2017
Date Set for White Nationalist Speech at UF

   Saying it expects a tab of at least $500,000 for beefed-up security, the University of Florida announced Thursday that white nationalist leader Richard Spencer will speak on campus October 19.

Posted: October 14, 2017
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Friday 10/13/2017
Former Homestead Mayor Fred Rhodes Passes Away

  James Fred Rhodes Jr., Mayor of Homestead from 1973 to 1975, died October 10, 2017 at age 91.  Shortly after Hurricane Irma, Rhodes suffered a fall and died at the Trust Bridge Hospice in Palm Beach County at 4:45 AM on Tuesday. 

Posted: October 13, 2017
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Irma Assistance Deadline Extended

Workers who lost wages because of Hurricane Irma will have additional time to seek help from the state.

Posted: October 13, 2017
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Senate Pushes to Expand Bright Futures

An additional 44,000 Bright Futures students would have their scholarships expanded under a bill approved Monday by the Senate Education Committee.

Posted: October 13, 2017
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Visit Florida Keeps Tourism Goal after Irma

Florida's top tourism marketer remains focused on attracting 120 million visitors this year, even after Hurricane Irma closed the Florida Keys for nearly a month and as recovery continues along both coasts.

Posted: October 13, 2017
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Live and Local with Chris Landin

   Well, this past weekend was truly one for the books! After all the cool people & great music, I just couldn't wait to write about it.

Posted: October 13, 2017
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Celebrating 75 Years of Service and Success

Final Part in our series celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Homestead Air Field / Homestead Air Force Base / Homestead Air Reserve Base, as well as the 70th anniversary of the United States Air Force.

Posted: October 13, 2017
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Help for Flamingo

Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visits the Park, committing to rebuilding what Irma destroyed.

Posted: October 13, 2017
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Thursday 10/12/2017
Florida Opens Doors for Puerto Rican Students

Florida is waiving rules and regulations to let public schools and

Posted: October 12, 2017
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From Devastation to Recovery: One Month After Hurricane Irma

ndle to Key West, Hurricane Irma has had a severe impact across the state of Florida.

Posted: October 12, 2017
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FEMA Hiring Florida Residents to Support Hurricane Irma Recovery

FEMA

Posted: October 12, 2017
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Bomnin Chevrolet of Homestead Sponsors St. Jude Walk/Run on Oct. 28th

For the second consecutive year, Bomnin Chevrolet will be the presenting sponsor for the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer in Miami, which will benefit patients and their families at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®.

Posted: October 12, 2017
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Secret’s in the Sauce

 For the 68th year, enjoy a Homestead tradition at the Boy Scout Troup #69 Annual Spaghetti Dinner 

Posted: October 12, 2017
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Fall Beginnings for the Morning

Life is Delicious in South Florida with Linda Ogden Epling
Paul Marcellini

Posted: October 12, 2017
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Thursday 10/05/2017
Students ... Start Your Engines!

   During the month of October, local students in grades K through 8 have a great opportunity to win big.  The South Dade News Leader and the Homestead-Miami Speedway have once again joined forces and are presenting their 5th Annual Art Contest.

Updated: October 05, 2017 - 10:25 pm
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The Continuing Evolution of Homestead Air Force Base

Part Four in our series to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Homestead Air Field / Homestead Air Force Base / Homestead Air Reserve Base and the 70th anniversary of the United States Air Force.

Posted: October 05, 2017
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Dealership with a Heart

  Received a tip on a “good deed” that led me into the beautiful facility that houses Largo Honda on U.S. 1 in Florida City. 

Posted: October 05, 2017
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