Stories written by Nancy Eagleton

Broncos Cheerleaders honor memory of Kaely Camacho with tree planting


The rain stopped just long enough on Saturday, Sept. 22, for the Palmetto Bay Broncos cheerleaders to plant a Rainbow Eucalyptus tree in Coral Reef Park to honor their teammate Kaely Camacho. Kaely, a bright and energetic 13-year old, died in a tragic car accident on her way to school in April. More than 50 […]

Original Lots of Lox’s friendly service earns repeat business


For 34 years the Original Lots of Lox Deli located in Palmetto Bay has been serving Miami residents homemade comfort foods that satisfy the tummy and soothe the soul. The wholesome meals are not the only reason locals keep coming back to the family- owned deli — it’s the warm and friendly service. Several members […]

Vying for village Vice Mayor seat- John DuBois


Dissatisfied with the leadership of the Palmetto Bay Village Council, John DuBois is running for vice mayor in order to better serve the community’s residents. The keyword in his campaign is “serve” — a word that DuBois believes should be the guiding principle of conduct for every elected leader. DuBois said he believes the council […]

Restored Digital Solutions is your green office equipment alternative


Restored Digital Solutions (RDS) provides South Florida businesses with restored multi-function copiers, printers and fax machines and managed IT services at affordable prices. The eco-friendly systems help companies go green and save green. RDS stocks more than 4,000 name-brand machines in its new 67,000 square-foot showroom near Miami International Airport. The RDS team combines this […]

Metro Ford: Big city features with small town friendliness


Metro Ford has the desirable qualities of a big city auto dealership, while at the same time possessing the endearing qualities of a small town business. The family owned and operated dealership offers an exceptional selection of new and preowned Ford vehicles and incomparable financing options, but it’s the personalized customer service that makes it […]

Positive People in Pinecrest – Emilio Lamar


During the summer, Ransom Everglades School senior Emilio Lamar passed the Series 7 Examination and broke the Guinness World Record to become the world’s youngest licensed stockbroker. The previous world record was set in 1993 by a slightly older 17-year-old from New Jersey. The Series 7 Exam, administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), […]

Sandy Paster and teammates prove nothing is impossible


For Sandy Paster, team captain of Mission Not Impossible, raising money for American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Relay for Life of East Kendall is a year-round job. The next event, Mar. 9, 2013, marks the Relay for Life of East Kendall’s 15th year, and Paster has been there since the beginning. In fact, she and Jill […]

Helping women beat heart disease

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, according to the American Heart Association. More than one-third of the women who die in the U.S. each year die of heart disease. In fact, the disease takes the lives of more women than men, and women are more likely than men to die […]

Cash in at Countrywide Gold Buyers

People resell, recycle and refer friends to Countrywide Gold Buyers.

With the price of gold and other precious metals soaring, it is a very good time to take your broken and outdated jewelry, class rings and coins to one of the five Countrywide Gold Buyers locations in Miami-Dade County. Since 2008, Countrywide has been paying top dollar for unwanted gold items, and now the company […]

South Gables Fitness District: one stop for fitness junkies

The South Gables Fitness District is the ultimate destination for fitness fanatics. The 1430 S. Dixie Hwy. address is home to Bala Vinyasa Yoga Miami, Metropolis Fitness and EBP Cycling Lab — a triple threat to your health and wellness routine. Begin your fitness journey with a holistic approach to health and well-being at Bala […]

Heart Center Presents Free Program: De-Stressing Your Heart

  Are you stressed out? Do you often feel sad, anxious or angry? Stress, hostility and depression not only affect your emotional health; they can also take a toll on your heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and stress is a risk factor. You cannot control some risk […]

More than great seafood is on the menu at The Fish House

Catch Motel Mel in the Back Room Live! at The Fish House

  People who like fish go to The Fish House Seafood & Raw Bar on Miller Drive. Since 1995, owners Jose and Angela Rivero have been satisfying diners with fresh seafood seasoned and cooked to perfection. With drink specials, live entertainment and your favorite game on the many TVs, The Fish House delivers more than […]

SMH ranks No. 1 in the region


U.S. News & World Report ranked South Miami Hospital, located at 6200 SW 73 Street, the No. 1 hospital in South Florida on its 2012- 2013 Best Hospitals Rankings. The prestigious report also ranked the hospital the fourth Best Hospital in Florida. “We are ecstatic to receive this high-profile recognition for providing high quality, compassionate […]

Amory Bodin seeks GOP House nomination in District 114

Amory Bodin, with wife Carrie and their triplets, seeks House seat to create a better future for our children.

Fiscal conservative Amory Bodin seeks to represent the citizens of District 114 in the Florida House of Representatives. The district encompasses all or parts of Coral Gables, South Miami, Pinecrest, Cutler Bay, Ludlam and West Miami. To get the job, Bodin is challenging incumbent Erik Fresen in the Republican primary on Aug. 14. The GOP […]

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