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Wiffle ball steps up at Westchase Rec Center

TAMPA – It’s easy to look at wiffle ball as a game played outdoors at the family cookout. That’s how the game is usually played.
Published: 04/22/14

Tampa Bay area golf news

Cheval Golf Club will host the Second Annual Play For Those Who Can’t Play golf outing on July 21 with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. It will benefit the Ride to Defeat ALS. Call (413) 530-6523 … Carrollwood Country Club is hosting the 36th ...
Published: 04/22/14
9 Jesuit athletes sign letters of intent

9 Jesuit athletes sign letters of intent

TAMPA – If the Jesuit High School athletic program continues to excel, they are going to have to enlarge the Presidential Board Room at the school.
Published: 04/22/14
Citrus Park Elementary dances FCAT worries away

Citrus Park Elementary dances FCAT worries away

TAMPA — The FCAT — state-wide standardized testing exams that have teachers and students preparing for them in August while the exams don’t even take place until April — can be a harrowing experience for some young minds....
Published: 04/22/14
Audubon marks 80 years of island bird sanctuaries

Audubon marks 80 years of island bird sanctuaries

RIVERVIEW — Tampa bird enthusiast Herbert Mills heard about the colorful, wriggling beauties tucked in the “wilderness” of Tampa Bay and set out to see for himself. What he found upon landing his boat there in 1933 took his breat...
Published: 04/21/14
Wildflowers to blanket side  Hillsborough County roads

Wildflowers to blanket side Hillsborough County roads

TAMPA — By summer’s end, a few long stretches of Hillsborough County median will burst into a blanket of color.
Published: 04/20/14

County parks will offer fishing camps for kids this summer

TAMPA — About 300 youngsters will get to fish every day for two weeks this summer using equipment donated by the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation.
Published: 04/20/14
Kessel: Cracking the case on peeling hard-cooked eggs

Kessel: Cracking the case on peeling hard-cooked eggs

Peeling hard-cooked eggs is one of those tasks that should be easy, but writer Lynn Kessel always seems to end up frustrated. One minute she is on a roll, peeling off the shell in one piece, and then the next minute the shell cracks into tiny fragments with pieces sticking to the egg.
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Sips Specialty Coffee House beckons to  past

Sips Specialty Coffee House beckons to past

Caryn Reed and her husband, Ken, opened Sips Specialty Coffee House in August 2012 with the idea that a good product and great customer service are the keys to a successful business.
Published: 04/15/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Jesuit choir wins competition with Gregorian chants

Jesuit choir wins competition with Gregorian chants

At Jesuit High School, seniors Sebastian Botero and Joonsung Suh, are part of one of the top choral groups in the state. The Jesuit chorus won the best male choir award at a performance at Bloomingdale High School.
Published: 04/15/14
Updated: 04/18/14