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Disability is only a word at Pyramid

Disability is only a word at Pyramid

The website reads, “Discover. Create. Transform.” When you walk into Pyramid Inc., 1508 W. Sligh Ave., it is immediately evident that creative arts are not only alive and well but also flourishing at this unique nonprofit day training f...
Published: 07/22/15
This garden grows a food network, from the ground up

This garden grows a food network, from the ground up

A can of beans can help make a meal. Knowing how to grow beans, that can be done in perpetuity.
Published: 07/22/15

Author writes about — and uses — technology to reach readers

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — Writing fiction largely involves connecting literary dots in a coherent and meaningful fashion. When it comes to the genre of speculative fiction, there’s the added consideration of prognostication and its risk of put...
Published: 07/22/15

Woman critically injured in jet ski crash on Hillsborough River

A woman was critically injured Sunday night after Tampa police say she crashed her jet ski on the Hillsborough River.
Published: 07/20/15
Academy Prep administrator honored for creating Motown program

Academy Prep administrator honored for creating Motown program

TAMPA — Cristina Gutierrez-Brewster spends her days organizing activities and enrichment for children who attend the Academy Prep Center of Tampa 11 hours a day, six days a week and for 11 months a year.
Published: 07/15/15
Goodbye boring greens, hello fun, summer salads

Goodbye boring greens, hello fun, summer salads

Special Correspondent
Published: 07/15/15
Victory gardens are here to stay

Victory gardens are here to stay

I’ve always hesitated to mention that my first garden was a Victory garden because that would definitely show my age. But something happened just recently that made a great difference.
Published: 07/15/15
Making a difference in a child’s life

Making a difference in a child’s life

TAMPA — Angel Colon felt a “commitment” to a young runaway and victim of sex trafficking.
Published: 07/15/15
Woman helping others pursue the American dream

Woman helping others pursue the American dream

LUTZ — When Cielo Magdalena Gomez Lopez — who goes simply by Cielo Gomez — immigrated to the United States from Chiapas, Mexico, she was looking to achieve the American dream. But she found something else....
Published: 07/15/15
Woman’s Club aims to help purge the plastic pandemic

Woman’s Club aims to help purge the plastic pandemic

TEMPLE TERRACE — Experts say that plastic grocery bags are sacking the environment.
Published: 07/15/15