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Cambridge students share Christmas spirit

TAMPA — When Piper Lewis isn’t talking, she’s singing. Nonstop.
Published: 12/17/14
Teens share ways to handle bullies

Teens share ways to handle bullies

RIVERVIEW — Students from the East Bay High School group Students Against Violence Everywhere Club recently visited the Riverview campus of Pepin Academies to discuss ways to handle bullies. Pepin Academies serve students with various learning...
Published: 12/17/14
Mayor unveiling 6 more historical monuments along Riverwalk

Mayor unveiling 6 more historical monuments along Riverwalk

Mayor Bob Buckhorn will unveil the next six historical monuments along the Riverwalk’s Historical Monument Trail on Friday.
Published: 12/10/14
Visiting Santa’s Workshop at MOSI brings out creativity

Visiting Santa’s Workshop at MOSI brings out creativity

Once wasn’t enough to satisfy the ingenious minds of Younglee Kwon’s four young children.
Published: 12/10/14
Three girls bring ‘Nutcracker’ Clara to life

Three girls bring ‘Nutcracker’ Clara to life

Three young rising stars share the lead role in this weekend’s, “Nutcracker,” presented by the Straz Center for the Performing Arts’ Next Generation Ballet.
Published: 12/10/14
Basket event honors doctor

Basket event honors doctor

The 11th annual Thanksgiving Basket event, sponsored by the Columbia Restaurant, was held Nov. 22 at the Salesian Youth Center at Villa Madonna School, 315 W. Columbus Drive, Tampa.
Published: 12/10/14
Volunteer project is sew-sew for dogs

Volunteer project is sew-sew for dogs

SOUTH TAMPA — Cats and dogs awaiting adoption will have cozy, handmade crate blankets — thanks to about 100 volunteers who took shifts in a 29-hour Sew-A-Thon.
Published: 12/10/14

Solo art show pays tribute to artist’s life

Joseph Priede Rodriguez had a passion for art and jazz, as well as for breeding, raising and racing thoroughbred horses. On Nov. 4 — about a month before his planned solo art exhibit — he passed away in his South Tampa home.
Published: 12/10/14
One-time trainer leads horse rescue, rehab effort

One-time trainer leads horse rescue, rehab effort

TAMPA — Jack Fischer has been around horses his entire life. You might even say it is in his blood, since not only his father but also other family members worked as jockeys. Fischer knows his way around a horse like few others. ...
Published: 12/10/14
Casa Jiménez business is an American dream come true

Casa Jiménez business is an American dream come true

Nearly a year ago, Casa Jiménez, 3830 Gunn Highway, opened for business. The orange-painted building is more than just a commercial enterprise for the father and son team of Jesus and Andrew Jiménez — it represents their American dre...
Published: 12/10/14