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Synonyms for senior-hood

You can call my husband and me many things at this stage of our lives. We both were sexagenarians a decade ago and are septuagenarians now. We look forward to being octogenarians, nonagenarians and even centenarians.
Published: 07/24/14
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
Hot and cold fishing this summer

Hot and cold fishing this summer

Our bay waters are in the 90-degree range. That’s hot, and the fishing can be also.
Published: 07/23/14
Pillows a ‘hot commodity’ in neonatal unit

Pillows a ‘hot commodity’ in neonatal unit

DAVIS ISLANDS — New mothers of premature babies now have 20 brightly colored handmade feeding pillows that help hold tiny infants while they nurse.
Published: 07/23/14
From storeroom to sensory room

From storeroom to sensory room

Bob Schofner, a Boy Scout in Troop 4, of South Tampa, recently remodeled a storage room at United Cerebral Palsy of Tampa Bay Early Childhood Education Preschool into a sensory room.
Published: 07/23/14
Classes help kids in the kitchen

Classes help kids in the kitchen

Luis Mercado kept hold on his empty ramen noodles plastic wrapping. The 12-year-old Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay member wanted to show his mother what he had cooked that day as part of a five-week cooking course at the Epicurean Hotel....
Published: 07/23/14
Students and teacher leave art open to interpretation

Students and teacher leave art open to interpretation

TAMPA — Artist Jody Chandler, of Central Tampa, will share her work and that of her recent students from Orange Grove Middle Magnet School of the Arts during an art show mysteriously called, “Open for Interpretation.”...
Published: 07/23/14
Officials: Improperly discarded smoking materials spark Hyde Park fire

Officials: Improperly discarded smoking materials spark Hyde Park fire

One resident has been displaced after a fire in Hyde Park early this morning that investigators say was caused when smoking materials were improperly discarded on a porch.
Published: 07/21/14

Bealls to deliver ‘Christmas in July’ to children’s hospital

Bealls Department Stores is proud to announce their partnership with St. Joseph's Children's Hospital's “Christmas in July” Donation Drive. The program began July 1 and is a community-wide, monthlong fundraiser. The donation and toy drive...
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/18/14
Teacher says young actress has a ‘spark’

Teacher says young actress has a ‘spark’

DOWNTOWN — Shelby Ronea’s mother realized her daughter’s talent after performances in middle school plays.
Published: 07/16/14