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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
A party to remember at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital

A party to remember at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital

TAMPA — Young patients fighting life-threatening illnesses exchanged their hospital gowns for glittery gowns May 1 for a night to remember.
Published: 05/13/15
Coop project gets Boy Scout closer to Eagle rank

Coop project gets Boy Scout closer to Eagle rank

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — When Boy Scout Sebastian Zambrano had to do a community service project for a badge, he “wanted to do something earth-related.”
Published: 05/13/15
Boy Scouts no more

Boy Scouts no more

Boy Scouts from across the Tampa Bay area and beyond — including as far away as the town of Webster — converged at the USF Alumni Center May 3 for the 2015 Eagle Scout Recognition event.
Published: 05/13/15
St. John’s Odyssey of the Mind team qualifies for World Finals

St. John’s Odyssey of the Mind team qualifies for World Finals

TAMPA — Two teams from St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School traveled to the University of Central Florida during the weekend of April 10-12, where one of the school’s teams took second place in the state Odyssey of the Mind com...
Published: 05/13/15
HCC show features works on silk

HCC show features works on silk

YBOR CITY — Tampa silk artist Elizabeth Mitchell’s work will be part of an exhibit of seven national and international silk artists whose work will be on display at the Hillsborough Community College Ybor School of Visual and Performing...
Published: 05/13/15
Baseball player aims for Cooperstown dream

Baseball player aims for Cooperstown dream

Tyrese Prince Cohen wears the same number (42) as his baseball idol, Jackie Robinson. Cohen, 12, a sixth-grader at Wilson Middle, has played Little League baseball since the age of 4. He hopes to raise enough money to participate in the Cooperstown D...
Published: 05/13/15
Yoga studio focuses on original intent and accessibility

Yoga studio focuses on original intent and accessibility

NORTHDALE — Chi Yoga Studio, at 3845 Northdale Blvd., is a much more tranquil space than when the same building housed a branch of a national bank — and that suits owner Chi Chi Schickel’s desire to make it a welcoming place of h...
Published: 05/13/15
Success just the latest move for Music Box

Success just the latest move for Music Box

TAMPA — It’s hard to tell where life is going to take you. Jim Chambers knows this better than most.
Published: 05/13/15
Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Decades ago someone called me and told me I had to go see a plant he’d never seen before and was pretty sure I hadn’t either. He didn’t have a name for it, just the address of where it was located. I was younger then, more curiou...
Published: 05/13/15