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Farewell from Alice Mary Herden

Farewell from Alice Mary Herden

I first sought out Joe DiCristofalo to shadow him during a photo assignment, and I was nervous. Not having a solid background in this line of work, Joe taught me a lot. And for Tony Castro, who gave me that opportunity to experience and grow in sport...
Updated: 1 months ago
Farewell from Danny Aiello

Farewell from Danny Aiello

“Journalism is a craft that takes years to learn. It’s like golf. You never get it right all the time. It’s a game of fewer errors, better facts and better reporting.” – Ben Huh
Updated: 1 months ago
One last mile

One last mile

As his Springstead boys basketball team made a seemingly improbable march toward the state title game in 2009, head coach Pat Kelly often repeated one particular saying.
Updated: 1 months ago
Special-needs school making a difference

Special-needs school making a difference

Each morning as she prepares her son, Luke, for school, Virginia Mazucco discusses with him what will happen throughout his day. Luke, 12, has severe autism, is legally blind in one eye and has various other issues.
Updated: 1 months ago

Preventing the epidemic of diabetes mellitus

During a casual conversation, a friend mentioned he was feeling very tired toward the end of the day. Physically active but a little overweight, he didn’t have any vices and had felt good until now. “Why don’t you check your bloo...
Updated: 1 months ago

What Medicare plans are good at

As we move to the close of the annual open enrollment there still are many people who have not decided which plan to select. But there is some easy information you can gather by knowing what each type of plan is best at doing. Just like some cars are...
Updated: 1 months ago

Helpful suggestions for caregivers

First and foremost, I would like to thank Hernando Today for faithfully running my column for the past six-plus years. Together we have reached out and helped many families and caregivers take better care of their loved ones living with dementia.
Updated: 1 months ago

Brittle diabetes patient deals with daily challenges

At age 35, Laurie Arnold’s body is breaking down. The gastrointestinal challenges she has had most of her life are getting worse. She is going blind in both eyes, and neuropathy is settling in to her fingers and toes.
Updated: 1 months ago
Shoppers hit stores on Black Friday

Shoppers hit stores on Black Friday

BROOKSVILLE — Marylynn Vazquez and her daughter, Shayleese, hit the stores bright and early Friday morning to take advantage of holiday sales.
Updated: 1 months ago

Opinion: Just say no to Cemex

I am writing to ask Hernando County commissioners to follow the professional advice from the county planning and zoning department (which voted 4 to 1 in opposition to the expansion) and please say no to more mining expansion by Cemex.
Updated: 1 months ago