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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

Leaders shine as Luminaries

TAMPA — Three community leaders have been selected as Luminaries by the Junior League of Tampa to be featured on a prime-time TV show and honored at a luncheon.
Published: 04/08/15
Retired broadcaster Wilson presented the St. Lawrence service award

Retired broadcaster Wilson presented the St. Lawrence service award

St. Lawrence Catholic School recently announced that the Dr. Carlos Tosca Community Service Award was awarded to recently retired broadcaster John Wilson.
Published: 04/08/15
Music lovers flock to Bach birthday bash

Music lovers flock to Bach birthday bash

TAMPA — Johann Sebastian Bach’s 330th birthday March 24 brought out a church full of music lovers to two downtown Tampa sanctuaries, Sacred Heart Church and St. Andrew’s Episcopal.
Published: 04/01/15