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Sunday 04/23/2017
Knights to Sponsor Lourdes Experience

By Doris Meneses

Posted: April 23, 2017
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Friday 04/21/2017
Three minors face murder charges after police chase

Jeremiah Hightower, 14, died at hospital the following day.

Posted: April 21, 2017
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Homestead Food Pantry selected as a Miami-Dade College's Community Partner of the Year

More than 500 families receive at least three days food every week distributed on Saturday mornings between 9:00 am and noon. Much of it is fresh fruit and vegetables.

Posted: April 21, 2017
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Hal Arve - Celebrates 40 Years of Service

A hero does not do good deeds for glory. Through his work at the Florida Farm Bureau Insurance Company, Hal Arve’s unwavering commitment to the people of South Dade can be vouched for by all who know him. Dade County Farm Bureau represents over 3,000 members. Dade County farmers provide an economic impact of over $2.57 billion to the local and state economy.

Updated: April 21, 2017 - 12:51 pm
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Homestead Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery Spree

A Homestead man has pled guilty in federal court to committing a spree of commercial armed robberies between April 28 and May 3rd of last year.

Updated: April 21, 2017 - 12:35 pm
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Immigrant Joins Team Homestead to Give Back

People have many reasons for joining the military. Some might join to follow a family tradition of military service, while others might join to see the world. Whatever the reason is, people enlist in the military to change their lives and to become a part of something greater than themselves. One Airman here has a particularly unique reason for joining the military: he wants to give back to the country that provided him new freedoms.

Updated: April 21, 2017 - 12:27 pm
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Sunday 04/16/2017
Florida Declares Wildfire Emergency

More than 100 wildfires were burning across Florida as the week began, with 23 consuming more than 100 acres.

Posted: April 16, 2017
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Friday 04/14/2017
Homestead’s First Wedding and Celebration Expo

Bringing together residents and businesses to help plan the perfect event

Posted: April 14, 2017
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Curbelo Working to Secure Federal Funds for South Dade Farmers Impacted By 2015 Quarantine

The impact to over 2,000 local businesses affected by the 2015 infestation of Oriental Fruit Fly continues to be felt. Eighty five square miles of the Redlands was quarantined to combat the destructive pest which attacks hundreds of varieties of fruits and vegetables. Growers, nurseries/stock dealers,

Posted: April 14, 2017
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Cycling through South Dade

In a flash, dozens of cyclists whizzed by displaying a variety of colors equaled only by hot air balloons races when they grace the skies of South Florida. Saturday, March 26th was a special day for the Everglades Bicycle Club as over 370 riders took to the streets of South Dade.

Updated: April 21, 2017 - 12:15 pm
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Friday 04/07/2017
Learning to Walk Towards a New Life

Rotary of Homestead encourages the community to come together to support the inspirational Javi Perez with his goal of walking on new prosthetic legs

Updated: April 14, 2017 - 11:07 am
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100 Years Since WWI: South Dade's Role

Editors Note: In honor of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the SDNL takes a look at the war’s connection to South Dade.

Updated: April 14, 2017 - 11:07 am
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Construction Starts on Campbell Drive & Turnpike

Work has begun at the Florida Turnpike and Campbell Drive (Exit 2) interchange. It is anticipated to continue through summer 2018.

Posted: April 07, 2017
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Thanks and Farewell

Multiple Community Groups, Elected Officials and many friends laud Robert Epling as he moves forward to retirement

Updated: April 14, 2017 - 11:07 am
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Friday 03/31/2017
Presenting the New Miss Homestead

The 30th Anniversary of the Miss Homestead Pageant held Saturday March 25, 2017, at the Seminole Theatre was a special reunion for fourteen women who previously held the title. Sitting in the audience they knew how much preparation each contestant had gone through.

Posted: March 31, 2017
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Photographer Robert Chaplin Shares his Travels Above the Arctic Circle to the Land of Polar Bears

3,931 miles from South Florida, as the crow flies, is Kaktovik Alaska.

Updated: April 07, 2017 - 10:03 am
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GFWC Woman's Club of Homestead Fashion Show & Luncheon

As the doors opened at the Women’s Club of Homestead it became apparent that something special was about to happen. A smile from Meda Jensen greeted all who entered while the “spirit” of the event was enhanced by the bar serving a variety of wines and champagne mixed with a fruit juice of your choice. To the right was a line of beautiful baskets and gifts, all part of a silent auction.

Updated: April 07, 2017 - 10:03 am
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Krome Avenue Project Moves Forward

Homestead City Council Contracts with Axiom Construction 

Updated: April 07, 2017 - 10:26 am
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Friday 03/24/2017
More to Explore

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: April 07, 2017 - 10:27 am
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