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Yes, “Rallye”, not “Rally” because it’s time again for the Redland Riot Road

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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Mobile Home and RV Parks are familiar local communities and Boardwalk is well established with 165 manufactured homes and space for

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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George Gretsas, City Manager of Homestead, was honored by the Mayor, City Council, City Staff, local dignitaries and business leaders on Tuesday at the

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The Card Sound Toll Annual Pass is available for purchase at the Monroe County Building Department Office in the Visitor’s Center at the Ocean Reef Club on Tuesdays through Thursdays through Dec. 18 and then from Dec. 30 through Jan. 30.

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The Florida Department of Transportation held a public meeting in Homestead on Tuesday December 10 to announce the long-anticipated start of the Truck Bypass project along Campbell Drive.

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The story behind the climb to success of the Bomnin family is remarkable (see Oct. 18,2019 News Leader). Arnaldo Bomnin has not forgotten the opportunity this country gave him when he arrived at the age of 25. Coupled with his faith in God, his generosity to the Rotary Club of Home-stead con…

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For several weeks we have been listening to multiple opinions on the future of South Dade in preparation for what has been called “the showdown” at the Ag Practices meeting to be held Dec. 4th at the Ag Extension Center.

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Colonel David Piffarerio, Commander, 482d Fighter Wing (482d FW), Homestead Air Reserve Base (HARB) is accustomed to participating in

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The spirit of camaraderie and shared experiences of service to/love for the country are part of what brings members of the John G. Salley American Legion Post 43 in Homestead together. The sense of service carries through into community whether as individuals involved in different organizati…

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As the child of migrant workers, Vicky Saldivar knew what it was like to frequently move. Even though her parents settling in Homestead two weeks prior to Hurricane Andrew might not have been ideal timing, they, like many others who remained, watched the town rise from destruction and rebuil…

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In August of 2019, federal environmental regulators disclosed a controversial proposal to be enacted in the Florida Keys in order to protect corals and marine life. These new proposals entail eight no-fishing zones, a regulation on the boats on which many people reside near shore, along with…

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Homestead held its swearing-in ceremony Tuesday November 12 one week after the general election. A new County rule caused the election certification to take longer, so it was not completed until Thursday afternoon.

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The Rotary Club of Homestead held its 2019 Homestead Style Gala, (no suits or black ties) November 8th at the Harris Field Pavilion to a sell out crowd. All gathered for the best ever Smoked Prime Rib cooked by incoming Mayor, Steve Losner, a forth generation Rotarian. Complimenting the main…

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Recovering his life from a senseless tragedy that caused both legs to be amputated would be an admirable goal for Javier (Javi) Perez to have achieved. He has gone well beyond that, however, in recently opening a Modern Med Center in Dadeland.

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Make plans to enjoy movies, bowling and arcade games on a grand scale in Downtown Homestead.

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Citizens gathered at the Ag Extension Center for an informative discussion by the Ag Practices Committee regarding sensitive issues that will have future bearing on the development of the South Dade area.