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Making South Dade a Destination

Posted: March 24, 2017
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Teaching Etiquette with Tea

"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.” Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Mu Gamma Zeta Chapter hosted its first annual Tea party for their Zeta Youth Auxiliary (ZYA). The Tea Party was held Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Florida City Youth Activity Center, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm

Updated: March 24, 2017 - 11:48 am
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South Dade Middle School Teacher Arrested for DUI, Battery on Officer, Child Abuse

Police have arrested a South Dade Middle School teacher for battery on a law enforcement officer and child abuse with no harm.

Posted: March 24, 2017
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NRC Conducting Special Inspection of Turkey Point

he Nuclear Regulatory Commission began a special inspection on Wednesday at Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point nuclear power plant in Homestead to assess the failure of a safety-related electrical bus that resulted in the plant declaring an alert.

Posted: March 24, 2017
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Thirty Years of Tradition Takes the Stage

Miss Homestead Pageant to be held Saturday, March 25th at the Seminole Theater. When a glittering crown is placed atop a young lady’s head, there are gasps of joy, smiles, possibly some “happy tears”, and yes, at least a little disappointment from those not selected. Even so, the young ladies who have competed for Miss Homestead over three decades have all benefitted from the experience.

Updated: March 24, 2017 - 11:48 am
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Thursday 03/23/2017
Science has the Recipe for Only-In-Miami-Dade Food

Alan Chambers moved to the Homestead area last year to create only-in-Miami-Dade food.

Posted: March 23, 2017
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Monday 03/20/2017
Miami-Dade is ready for Mosquito Season

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez was joined on Wednesday by City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, City of Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine and Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade Administrator Dr. Lillian Rivera for a briefing on the status of the County’s mosquito control efforts for 2017. The key message and take-away from the meeting: Miami-Dade County is fully prepared and ready for Mosquito Season 2017, which is actually a year-round responsibility.

Posted: March 20, 2017
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Homestead Council Addresses Non-Profit Waivers, Accepts Property Transfer for Krome Ave Project

Homestead City Council moved briskly through a community redevelopment agency meeting, a special call meeting and its monthly committee of the whole meeting on Tuesday March 14.

Posted: March 20, 2017
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Sunday 03/19/2017
Ohio State Coach to Speak at Breakfast

Homestead/South Dade Kiwanis Club 42nd  Annual Community Prayer Breakfast

Posted: March 19, 2017
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Saturday 03/18/2017
Homestead Council Addresses Non-Profit Waivers, Accepts Property Transfer for Krome Ave Project

Homestead City Council moved briskly through a community redevelopment agency meeting, a special call meeting and its monthly committee of the whole meeting on Tuesday March 14.

Posted: March 18, 2017
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Friday 03/17/2017
Community Awareness Series

Homestead YMCA offering series on understanding your legal system and the people who work in it to help us all

Posted: March 17, 2017
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A Sold Out Success - 54th Annual Agricultural Farm Tour

Posted: March 17, 2017
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Miami-Dade Cop Convicted on Civil Rights Violations

Kostopoulos Guilty of Stealing from Migrant Workers in South Dade

Posted: March 17, 2017
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Magic Legs

Fundraiser Helps Raise Money for Beloved Principal and Coach Who Lost Both Legs After Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

Posted: March 17, 2017
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Rene Infante - A Story of Community, Leadership, Mentoring, Benevolence and Vision

On March 26, 1961, under the guidance of the Catholic Church, a plane arrived from Cuba carrying a group of boys who were escaping the coming wrath of Communism that was being instituted by Fidel Castro. This rescue movement was dubbed “Operation Peter Pan” and would bring in thousands of youths at the request of concerned parents who were forced to remain in their homeland.

Updated: March 24, 2017 - 10:16 am
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Florida City Plan Will Enhance East Palm Traffic

Florida City plans to enhance traffic conditions on East Palm Drive (SW 344th Street east of US1) with improved traffic flow, better access to commercial businesses and improved aesthetics. The nearly $5 million project will be funded in part by the State of Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program; Miami-Dade County; The State of Florida and Florida City.

Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:06 pm
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Homestead Entertainment Complex Close to Contract

Family Entertainment Center and Parking Garage has full support from both Homestead and Florida City officials, after questionable proposal

Posted: March 17, 2017
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Friday 03/10/2017
Passing It On

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.

Posted: March 10, 2017
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Rolling the Dice - Construction begins for casino in Florida City

The work on the new Florida City casino began about two weeks ago on eight of the thirty eight acres that will be developed incrementally by Kings Court Key, an affiliate of Hialeah Park. Link Construction is the contractor. Completion of Phase 1 is scheduled for June 11.

Updated: March 16, 2017 - 3:02 pm
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Fallen Heroes Honored

One hundred and forty-two fallen special operations warriors were memorialized Friday March 3 by Special Operations Command South at Homestead Air Reserve Base. The 15th and current commander of SOCSouth RADM Collin P Green US Navy led the solemn ceremony at 2:00 pm in front of his headquarters building where a memorial wall with the names of the fallen warriors inscribed was unveiled. The Admiral emphasized that: SOCSouth has an extremely important responsibility to work with our US Government and Caribbean, Central, and South American partners to enable stability, protect vital interest in the region and protect U.S. southern approaches.

Updated: March 16, 2017 - 3:02 pm
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