Palmetto Bay

Vet receives mortgage-free home from Bank of America

Spc. Christopher Schuyler and his family receive keys to his new home from Gene Schaefer, Miami market president for Bank of America. Also pictured are Pete Serbantes, program director of HomeStrong USA and Homestead Councilmember Patricia Fairclough.

Army Combat Medic Christopher Schuyler received a newly renovated, mortgage- free home on May 28, just in time for Father’s Day. HomeStrong USA and Bank of America presented Spc. Schuyler and his family with keys to a 1,349-square-foot, three-bedroom home in the Keys Gate Community in Homestead. The home was …

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Dallas Manuel retiring as District 9 manager


Dallas Manuel, a right-hand man to Miami-Dade Commissioner Dennis Moss, will retire after 10 years as manager of District 9, largest of 13 commission districts that cover nearly half of Miami-Dade County from SW 120th Street to the Monroe County line. “I won’t really be retiring,” Manuel laughed, when asked …

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