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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Vine-ripened tomatoes are a summertime delight

Vine-ripened tomatoes are a summertime delight

Atop of my “Oh boy, it’s summer” list is vine-ripened tomatoes. And planted firmly at the bottom of that list is the scorching heat of the sun. After about 20 minutes roasting in it, you can’t tell the difference between m...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Boy, 15, injured in East Tampa drive-by shooting

A 15-year-old boy was injured in a drive-by shooting early this morning in East Tampa, police said.
Published: 05/25/15

Minimalist artist believes less is more

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — Artist John Christian S. of Seminole Heights has a distinctively “minimalist” style to his acrylic paintings on wooden panels. But if you ask his friends if he is a minimalist in terms of his day-to-day lifesty...
Published: 05/20/15
Hospital says ‘thank you’ to service personnel

Hospital says ‘thank you’ to service personnel

SOUTH TAMPA — Servicemen and women from around the globe were honored recently when Memorial Hospital hosted its sixth annual Military Appreciation Reception.
Published: 05/20/15
Red Cross Angels honor 2 for service

Red Cross Angels honor 2 for service

PALMA CEIA — Joanne Sullivan and Sue Cox were honored for their active roles in the Red Cross Angels as Red Cross Angels of the Year.
Published: 05/20/15

Popular art series expands into the summer

TAMPA — She’s been teaching art in the Tampa Bay area for more than 10 years, but this summer she’ll take it to the next level with her Pure Art summer event.
Published: 05/20/15
Senior living community to open in July

Senior living community to open in July

NEW TAMPA — Legacy at Highwoods Preserve Assisted Living and Memory Care is soon to unfold like no other before it in the greater Tampa Bay area.
Published: 05/20/15
Singers entertain harmoniously

Singers entertain harmoniously

TAMPA — When the Tampa Bay Heralds of Harmony barbershop chorus puts on a show it’s a celebration of classic American tunes and a musical style that can raise the roof and stir the soul at the same time.
Published: 05/20/15
County hosts 2015 Dixie Games for disabled athletes across six states

County hosts 2015 Dixie Games for disabled athletes across six states

TAMPA — It’s a major undertaking that involves nine months of planning to ensure the four-day event unfolds with nary a glitch or complaint.
Published: 05/20/15
Candy is dandy during the summer

Candy is dandy during the summer

With the school year’s final bells about to ring and summertime nearly upon us, I’ve been thinking a lot about candy. Next to cooling off at the neighborhood pool, trips to the store when I was young just might have been the best part o...
Published: 05/19/15