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Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

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Photographer captures Florida’s stunning skies

Photographer captures Florida’s stunning skies

Andrew Vernon, 26, said most of his landscape photography is captured within an hour of the Tampa Bay area, where the skies are typically friendly for his photographic art.
Published: 10/08/14
Made in Florida

Made in Florida

BRANDON – Manufacturing Day 2014, Oct. 3, is a joint venture to show Florida students how many things are made in the state and how many career opportunities there are within the manufacturing industry.
Published: 10/08/14
Brandon Arts Council to spotlight local talent

Brandon Arts Council to spotlight local talent

BRANDON — Brandon has a flourishing writing community. Writers gather in critique groups, at book sales and book signings; share their stories with civic groups; and help each other improve their craft — that is, when they’re not...
Published: 10/08/14

Ceremony commemorates infants’ short lives

BRANDON — A candlelight observance for any individual or family who has lost a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth or early newborn death will take place at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15, in Adam’s Garden at the northeast corner of the Brandon Regional...
Published: 10/08/14

‘Halloween Horribles’ sought for Center Place parade

BRANDON — Give thanks to the Massachusetts resort town of Nahant, known for its rocky coasts and summer crowds, for an event that in Brandon each October draws a merry band of Halloween revelers to the town’s cultural center, where merc...
Published: 10/08/14
Book’s sea captain modeled after priest

Book’s sea captain modeled after priest

SEFFNER – The Rev. Chris Fitzgerald, pastor emeritus of St. Francis of Assisi parish, was the inspiration for a character in Debora Coty’s young adult fiction book “The Distant Shore.”
Published: 10/08/14
Brandon Ballet scares up a Halloween treat

Brandon Ballet scares up a Halloween treat

TAMPA — For one chilling night, the story of Count Dracula’s thirst for power and love will be presented by Brandon Ballet at 5 p.m. Oct. 19, at the Centro Asturiano de Tampa, 1913 N. Nebraska Ave.
Published: 10/08/14
St. Francis of Assisi parish loses founding pastor

St. Francis of Assisi parish loses founding pastor

SEFFNER — The Rev. Christopher R. Fitzgerald, 82, founder and pastor emeritus of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, passed away Sept. 26.
Published: 10/08/14

New vintage shop to be featured on ‘Tampa Natives Show’

A baby boomer who lives in a 1924 bungalow in Tampa Heights, Pat Lambert relives her glory days when she goes to work.
Published: 10/08/14
Pink pizza boxes help fight breast cancer

Pink pizza boxes help fight breast cancer

BRANDON — The pink pizza boxes are back through October for Hungry Howie’s sixth annual Love, Hope & Pizza campaign to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Published: 10/08/14