Stories written by Nancy Eagleton

11-year-old celebrates birthday by giving back

11-year-old celebrates birthday by giving back

Like many tweens, Mekayla Frazier celebrated her 11th birthday with a joyous party. There was food, fun, cake and gifts. But, the gifts Mekayla’s family and friends brought to the party were not for her. In lieu of birthday presents, Mekayla asked her guests to bring toys that would be donated to the playroom at […]

‘Casting for a Cause’ fishing tourney to aid Prader-Willi fund

The fifth annual Casting for a Cause Fishing Tournament is set for Saturday, May 4, to benefit the Prader-Willi Florida Association. The unique tournament will take place in Everglades National Park and Biscayne National Park, giving anglers the rare opportunity to compete in both offshore and inshore divisions in one area. The event is again […]

County, Bar Assn. to conduct Landlord-Tenant Law Seminar

Miami-Dade County’s Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources Business Affairs Division, Consumer Protection, in partnership with the Dade County Bar Association County Court Committee, will host a seminar on Landlord–Tenant Law, Wednesday, May 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. The seminar will take place at the West Kendall Regional Library, 10201 Hammocks Blvd. Reservations are […]

Community Newspapers partners with industry leader to offer Internet marketing services

Print

For more than 50 years, Community Newspapers has been committed to connecting the people and businesses in the communities it serves. As media has evolved, so has your favorite hometown newspaper company. Community Newspapers is now partnering with Rand Internet Marketing, one of Florida’s premier website and graphic design agencies, to offer local businesses professional […]

Palmetto Middle School to celebrate 50 years

To celebrate Palmetto Middle School’s 50th anniversary, the school’s PTSA will host an alumni celebration at the school Friday, April 26, 6-9 p.m. The 50th Anniversary Committee has planned an evening of special events to honor the school’s half-century of academic excellence. The community’s favorite Food Trucks will provide a variety of casual dinner choices […]

Community Newspapers partners with industry leader to offer Internet marketing services

For more than 50 years, Community Newspapers has been committed to connecting the people and businesses in the communities it serves. As media has evolved, so has your favorite hometown newspaper company. Community Newspapers is now partnering with Rand Internet Marketing, one of Florida’s premier website and graphic design agencies, to offer local businesses professional […]

Making the most of your Golden Years

Don’t fall for the myth that aging automatically means you’re not going to feel well anymore. It’s true that with aging come many changes, but getting older doesn’t have to mean discomfort, disability and depression. Many of the challenges associated with aging can be minimized by eating right, exercising the mind and body and taking […]

Positive People in Pinecrest-Henry Powell

Positive People in Pinecrest-Henry Powell

The list of academic honors and achievements of Christopher Columbus High School senior Henry Powell is long and distinguished. As a Mas Scholar, Powell is ranked in the school’s top 10 percent. He’s ranked in the top eight percent of his graduating class, has been recognized on the Honor Roll each year and is a […]

Positive People in Pinecrest-Grant Albert

Positive People in Pinecrest-Grant Albert

With great determination and willpower, Palmetto Senior High School student Grant Albert lost 80 pounds during the summer following his sophomore year. There was no fad diet involved, just healthy lifestyle changes that literally changed his life. “I’ll never forget those first days of school during my junior year,” Albert said. “Most people didn’t recognize […]

SMH Weight-loss Surgery Program patients celebrate new beginnings

SMH Weight-loss Surgery Program patients celebrate new beginnings

During the annual Weight-loss Surgery Program reunion held recently at South Miami Hospital, patients who have had lifechanging bariatric surgery celebrated their new lives and new looks with family, friends and the hospital’s physicians, nurses and staff. The theme of the reunion was “Back to the ’80s,” but for the 40 weight-loss surgery patients in […]

Gables dentist provides high-tech dental care

Dr. Lesperance 2

Dr. Lawrence Lesperance and his team of dental professionals are dedicated to helping patients achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile that will last a lifetime. With more than 27 years of experience in dentistry, Dr. Lesperance utilizes the latest technologies available. He provides comprehensive dental care, including cosmetic and restorative treatments, to children and […]

South Miami Audiology Consultants are your hearing healthcare professionals

South Miami Audiology Consultants are your hearing healthcare professionals

Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in the U.S., affecting more than 36 million American adults. In many cases, hearing loss is preventable. Audiologists Cindy Simon, Au.D., and Andrea Pernick, Au.D., of South Miami Audiology Consultants, have cared for their patients’ general hearing health for more than 30 years. To better serve their patients, […]

Miami Urgent Care Center provides comprehensive family medical care

Miami Urgent Care Center provides comprehensive family medical care

Under the direction of Medical Director Dr. Harris Mones, the medical team at Miami Urgent Care Center Medical Clinic in Coral Gables provides patients with expert care to treat illnesses commonly seen in a family physician’s office as well as most minor, non-life threatening conditions usually treated in hospital emergency rooms. Dr. Mones envisions his […]

South Miami Hospital opens new Surgical Suites and Emergency Center

The new year started on a positive note at South Miami Hospital as its new Emergency Center and Surgical Suites opened for patient care earlier this month. Part of an $80 million expansion and renovation project that began in 2010, the two-story addition enhances the hospital’s ability to serve patients from the community and around […]

View Full Version En Español
FLA Lottery

Upcoming Events

  1. Mommy Fitness and Conditioning

    April 13 @ 10:00 am - May 30 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Mommy Fitness and Conditioning

    April 14 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Town of Surfside Third Thursday Entertainment Event

    April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. “Guys and Dolls, Jr.” is a sure bet at Area Stage Company!

    April 17 @ 8:00 pm - April 19 @ 8:00 pm
  5. Black Male Youth Mental Health Conference

    April 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm