A Daughter Seeks Help For Her Mother’s Disease – With A Blog

  Serafina Looker and her daughter, Francine Damato, after Looker was diagnosed with neuroendocrine carcinoid cancer in March 2012. She has been chronicling her experience on a blog. PHOTO COURTESY OF FRANCINE DAMATO       By Barbara Corbellini Duarte Francine Damato was used to seeing death. She studied to become a paramedic; worked in a

2012-10-30T02:37:20+00:00 October 30th, 2012|Uncategorized|

FIU Graduate Opens Sports Training Facility

By Christina Watkins Read in the Sun Sentinel After struggling to become a professional athlete, former Florida International University football player and recent graduate Solomon Smith decided to create his own path to success. In January, Smith opened his own training facility in Miramar, Grind Hard Athletics, with two others to train young athletes and help them

2012-09-09T22:20:43+00:00 September 9th, 2012|Business, Uncategorized|

A Website That Caters To Islamic Custom

Yasemin Kanar, founder and owner of Yaz the Spaz, wraps one of her company's hijab scarves around her head at her home in Hialeah on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. At Kanar's website www.yazthespaz.com, she sells the colorful hijab scarves, volumizing scrunchies and bonnets to customers worldwide and offers different hijab wrapping tips on her YouTube

2012-08-12T18:50:48+00:00 August 12th, 2012|Lifestyle, Uncategorized|

Pembroke Pines Hosting Overnight “Relay for Life”

By Jessica De Leon Read on MiamiHerald.com Pembroke Pines is hosting a Relay for Life Saturday to raise funds for the American Cancer Society and to honor survivors. It will take place at Walter C. Young Elementary School, 901 NW 129th Ave., Pembroke Pines. The event will kick off at 5:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria with

2012-04-18T00:36:35+00:00 April 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Take a Sunday stroll with your best friend

By Maria Camila Bernal Read in The Miami Herald Virginia Jacko is completely blind. At 5:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, she walks about 800 feet to the gym across her condo. To get there, she cuts through a parking garage, finds the exit, gets to the door and walks across the building. It takes her about

2012-03-22T20:20:50+00:00 March 22nd, 2012|Uncategorized|

Pioneer Always Had A Good Friend By His Side

By Karen Franklin Read in The Miami Herald Judge Wendell M. Graham stood for justice long before he knew it. His passion for equality didn’t begin in college at Columbia University or in law school at the University of Miami. It did not blossom when he became a criminal defense attorney or when Gov. Lawton Chiles

2012-03-15T01:04:18+00:00 March 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Miami Tour de Cure Bike Ride Raises Money For Diabetes

By Jean De Boyrie Read in The Miami Herald The Tour de Cure, a yearly bicycle ride organized by the American Diabetes Association, will take place Sunday on Virginia Key, where thousands of cyclists are expected to raise money and awareness for diabetes. Event manager Carole Williams, 26 , said the organization chose Miami because of the

2012-02-09T02:08:55+00:00 February 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|