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Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard

Krewe of Zingaro Uncork the Cure
Published: 07/05/15

Grave errors are made despite good intentions

It’s exciting for a family historian to walk a recently discovered cemetery and visit the marked graves of ancestors and collateral relatives.
Published: 07/05/15
How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘Patronize your local nursery’

How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘Patronize your local nursery’

ANN PUFFER/ ST. PETERSBURG
Published: 07/05/15
Learn how to capture rainwater at Extension workshop

Learn how to capture rainwater at Extension workshop

If you haven’t attended a rainwater harvesting workshop at your local University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) County Extension Service, you should! It’s that time of year again when the rains commence...
Published: 07/05/15
Church leader offers 5-point plan for living better lives

Church leader offers 5-point plan for living better lives

TAMPA — The leader of the nation’s largest Pentecostal church took the stage at his church’s national convention in Tampa on Wednesday to urge that black men live better lives so they can distance themselves from a cycle of violence...
Published: 07/01/15
Tampa’s growth accelerated during the peace that followed WWII

Tampa’s growth accelerated during the peace that followed WWII

One of the happiest days in Tampa’s history — and likely the entire history of the United States — was Aug. 15, 1945, when the surrender of Japan was announced to the world, ending the global conflict known as World War II. Spon...
Published: 06/28/15

Small-town publications may hold memories

True family historians will dig arduously for years to find even a hint of what an ancestor’s life was like. They like nothing better than walking through weedy cemeteries, wiping the dust from long-stored courthouse records or interviewing th...
Published: 06/28/15
What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

Orange plume
Published: 06/28/15
Trip across Iceland includes sights both rugged and regal

Trip across Iceland includes sights both rugged and regal

Conceived and still affected by volcanoes and earthquakes — and shaped by the relentless movement of mighty glaciers and powerful rivers — Iceland truly is the “Land of Fire and Ice.”
Published: 06/27/15
Lifting of gay adoption ban in time for Father’s Day

Lifting of gay adoption ban in time for Father’s Day

It wasn’t until this month, that Gov. Rick Scott officially repealed the ban on gay adoption in Florida, which has been on the books since 1977.
Published: 06/21/15