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Law firm staff shave heads for cause

Law firm staff shave heads for cause

On April 7, the law firm of Ogden and Sullivan, P.A., had their heads shaved by 5-year-old cancer survivor Lauren for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s sixth annual Veredus Cut for a Cure Charity Challenge, presented by Carrabba’s Itali...
Published: 04/15/15
Girl shares values learned in Scouting

Girl shares values learned in Scouting

DOWNTOWN — Katie Hochhausler said the values of honesty, courage, strength, trust, responsibility and more she learned through Girl Scouts have meant a lot to her and served her well.
Published: 04/15/15
Festa Italiana celebrates Ybor City’s roots

Festa Italiana celebrates Ybor City’s roots

YBOR CITY — Roz Hulburt and her husband Terry paused in the shade along Ninth Avenue in Ybor City Sunday, as hundreds of people milled around them.
Published: 04/12/15
Rally planned to address rash of gun violence in Tampa

Rally planned to address rash of gun violence in Tampa

TAMPA — The gun violence gripping some neighborhoods of Tampa is a disease that needs to be treated from a grass roots level, police and community activists say. So next weekend the first of what may be a series of anti-violence rallies throug...
Published: 04/12/15

No injuries in fire at Tampa home

An elderly couple escaped injury with the help of their neighbors after a fire started at their home at 1027 W. Coral St. in Tampa, fire rescue officials said.
Published: 04/11/15
Simply 2 jazz duo entertains and educates

Simply 2 jazz duo entertains and educates

SOUTH TAMPA — When jazz musicians Mark Simo and Dwayne White put together their set list for a gig they avoid cacophony, favoring melody over improvisation. This has brought them a growing fan base — and steady work....
Published: 04/08/15
LampLighters stage, tweak annual event

LampLighters stage, tweak annual event

SOUTH TAMPA — Organizers of Lights Fashion Hope are looking to bring more men to the event, which raises funds for the volunteer organization The LampLighters to assist children in need.
Published: 04/08/15
Seminole Heights home tour: More than just bungalows

Seminole Heights home tour: More than just bungalows

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — Homes built almost 100 years ago — as well as a couple built in the 1980s — are part of the Old Seminole Heights 17th annual Home Tour on Sunday.
Published: 04/08/15
Auction raises funds for Academy of the Holy Names

Auction raises funds for Academy of the Holy Names

The Black and White by the Bay Auction, a fundraiser for the Academy of the Holy Names Catholic school in Tampa, was held March 28 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. About 500 attendees enjoyed live entertainment from Southtown Fever as well as cocktail h...
Published: 04/08/15
Artist’s work aids in battle against cancer

Artist’s work aids in battle against cancer

SOUTH TAMPA — Having been recently diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic lung cancer, Tampa artist Carolene Heart recognizes the therapeutic power of art more than ever.
Published: 04/08/15