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Engineering workshops help Westchase campers explore world

Engineering workshops help Westchase campers explore world

TAMPA — Kids love to eat. But at a camp in Westchase, they have the opportunity to learn what actually goes into the food they put in their bellies — and a whole lot more.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Scouts vote to spend summer gathering school supplies for others

Scouts vote to spend summer gathering school supplies for others

TAMPA — The kids in Cub Scout Pack 315 were given a project, something fun to do during the long hot summer months.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Little Strides Fitness hosts kickball competition for kids

Little Strides Fitness hosts kickball competition for kids

The Little Strides Fitness program holds kickball competition at Davidsen Middle School in Westchase on Monday nights. The program is open for kids from first through sixth-grade.
Published: 07/30/14

Tampa’s Keystone Little League team continues to create their own history

NORTHWEST – Tampa has a rich history when it comes to Little League baseball. Players like Fred McGriff, Tino Martinez, Lou Piniella, Tony LaRussa, Luis Gonzalez and Wade Boggs have all graced the smaller fields of Tampa before the moved on to...
Published: 07/24/14
Updated: 07/30/14
Florida ice hockey player Alex Weisenmiller plans to prove himself on the ice

Florida ice hockey player Alex Weisenmiller plans to prove himself on the ice

TAMPA – Alex Weisenmiller sees the smirks. They don’t bother him at all.
Published: 07/30/14
CDS student spends summer competing in national riding events

CDS student spends summer competing in national riding events

LUTZ — There’s not a lot of room to hang anything on Kate Weisenmiller’s bedroom wall.
Published: 07/30/14
Old furniture gets new life at Corbett summer camp

Old furniture gets new life at Corbett summer camp

No need to throw away that old broken- down furniture quite yet.
Published: 07/30/14
Carrollwood Players presents chaos and comedy in ‘Noises Off’

Carrollwood Players presents chaos and comedy in ‘Noises Off’

Through Aug. 2 at Carrollwood Players Theatre, patrons will get a behind- the-scenes view of the chaotic process of preparing a live theater production.
Published: 07/30/14

Thoughts about the habits we inherit

Having lived with my birth family for more than 22 years before I married and moved away, I know where I come from. I know why my hair grayed early (like my mom’s) and why my right hand has a tremor (like my mom’s mom). These are physic...
Published: 07/29/14
Shrimp plants come in many colors

Shrimp plants come in many colors

Half a century ago when I first visited Florida with my parents, my mother was quite taken by a shrimp plant she spotted in a restaurant. Papa was more taken that she had given it a name. How did she know it was a shrimp plant? he asked.
Published: 07/24/14