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Vegetable garden takes root at Head Start

Vegetable garden takes root at Head Start

NORTH TAMPA – When you mention the word “goodies” to most kids, the first thing that pops into their brains are thoughts of calorie-laden candies, cakes and other pound-packing, cavity-causing treats.
Published: 10/15/14
 Elegant Evenings begin with jazz

Elegant Evenings begin with jazz

SWEETWATER — Amish and Melanie Patel are trying to help raise awareness of domestic violence issues by opening their waterfront home for an evening of wine, music and dessert.
Published: 10/15/14

Elegant Evening events

How about a night featuring a light dinner, wine, live music and dessert? Welcome to Elegant Evenings, events held in private homes or special sites as fundraisers for Brighter Tomorrows, a 501c(3) corporation addressing the needs of domestic violenc...
Published: 10/15/14
Furry friends get blessings on special holy day

Furry friends get blessings on special holy day

St. Catherine of Alexandria Episcopal Church normally welcomes all with open arms. But this Saturday, many of the guests lacked arms — and had plenty of fur.
Published: 10/15/14
Store continues to click with shutterbugs

Store continues to click with shutterbugs

TAMPA — When Ray Bunch opened North Tampa Photography 42 years ago, his family business typified retail photography. Independent operators like Bunch and national chains like Ritz Camera Centers Inc. (now ritzcamera.com), opened stores in neig...
Published: 10/15/14
New Tampa Palms church embraces diversity

New Tampa Palms church embraces diversity

NEW TAMPA — Together with God, life is limitless.
Published: 10/15/14
Humana grant helps program for homeless teens grow

Humana grant helps program for homeless teens grow

NEW TAMPA — Out of one of the most difficult times in Vicki Sokolik’s life, a remarkable, one-of-a-kind program was born.
Published: 10/15/14

Pedestrian from Temple Terrace hit by car near Seminole

A 35-year-old man was in serious condition Wednesday night after being struck by a car as he walked across Seminole Boulevard in Pinellas County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 10/09/14
‘Village’ of volunteers swarms Greco Middle campus for service day

‘Village’ of volunteers swarms Greco Middle campus for service day

One of Greco Middle School Principal Olayinka Alege’s goals for this year is to establish strong partnerships with the surrounding community.
Published: 10/08/14
Updated: 10/09/14
Cupcake Festival, apple torte and more reasons why I love October

Cupcake Festival, apple torte and more reasons why I love October

Those baby pumpkins and unusual gourds I’ve been tempted to buy at the supermarket are just the beginning of the good things the month of October brings. Their orange, red and brown tones remind me of a crisp autumn day in Minnesota, where I w...
Published: 10/08/14