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Boy Scouts no more

Boy Scouts no more

Boy Scouts from across the Tampa Bay area and beyond — including as far away as the town of Webster — converged at the USF Alumni Center May 3 for the 2015 Eagle Scout Recognition event.
Published: 05/13/15
St. John’s Odyssey of the Mind team qualifies for World Finals

St. John’s Odyssey of the Mind team qualifies for World Finals

TAMPA — Two teams from St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School traveled to the University of Central Florida during the weekend of April 10-12, where one of the school’s teams took second place in the state Odyssey of the Mind com...
Published: 05/13/15
HCC show features works on silk

HCC show features works on silk

YBOR CITY — Tampa silk artist Elizabeth Mitchell’s work will be part of an exhibit of seven national and international silk artists whose work will be on display at the Hillsborough Community College Ybor School of Visual and Performing...
Published: 05/13/15
Baseball player aims for Cooperstown dream

Baseball player aims for Cooperstown dream

Tyrese Prince Cohen wears the same number (42) as his baseball idol, Jackie Robinson. Cohen, 12, a sixth-grader at Wilson Middle, has played Little League baseball since the age of 4. He hopes to raise enough money to participate in the Cooperstown D...
Published: 05/13/15
Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Decades ago someone called me and told me I had to go see a plant he’d never seen before and was pretty sure I hadn’t either. He didn’t have a name for it, just the address of where it was located. I was younger then, more curiou...
Published: 05/13/15
Here’s a back-pocket recipe that’ll always have your back

Here’s a back-pocket recipe that’ll always have your back

As I sat at the computer, lamenting the fact that I’d spent too much time cruising the Internet when I should have been writing, the clock on the screen said 5:10 p.m.
Published: 05/13/15
Event celebrates Musicale history

Event celebrates Musicale history

TAMPA — The clock turned back almost 100 years recently as the Friday Morning Musicale celebrated its first “Springtime at the Musicale” event. Complete with food, presentations, gift vendors, a silent auction and music, the even...
Updated one month ago
Spring tea serves up colorful fun

Spring tea serves up colorful fun

WEST SHORE — The signs of spring were everywhere at the Beach Park Women’s Club recently when members and guests participated in the annual Spring Tea.
Updated one month ago
Students say thank you to donors

Students say thank you to donors

BAYSHORE — Regine Dais cried after her first day in high school at Academy of Holy Names almost four years ago.
Updated one month ago
No pane, no gain for this artist

No pane, no gain for this artist

SOUTH TAMPA — Cory Robinson, of Tampa, Heights said it is fun to see his sketchbook drawings come to life in his window paintings. If his whimsical window art makes people smile, then he’s accomplished his goal....
Updated one month ago