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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
Man capitalizes on his talent for creating spicy sauces

Man capitalizes on his talent for creating spicy sauces

TAMPA — Derry Montoute and his wife, Ann-Marie, are from Trinidad where the heat from the tropical climate goes perfectly with the spices and hot sauce that emanate from every kitchen and restaurant.
Updated: 1 months ago
Silver Dollar Golf Club’s superintendent is dedicated to keeping links lush

Silver Dollar Golf Club’s superintendent is dedicated to keeping links lush

ODESSA — Every morning, Tim Sweet wakes up and checks the Weather Channel. At least a few times.
Updated: 1 months ago
For Nona, Flamenco is more than music; it is life

For Nona, Flamenco is more than music; it is life

TAMPA — You’re not going to see a lot of Flamenco dancers rocking out at area proms.
Updated: 1 months ago

Hillel Academy passes crucial FCIS test

TAMPA — The whole process started in mid-March at the Hillel Academy. It was time to assess the school’s entire program and welcome an accreditation team to the school.
Updated: 1 months ago