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Landmark teacher set to retire

Landmark teacher set to retire

Ethel Barth is known to many as just one of the special gems in the St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School’s crown.
Updated one month ago
Jesuit spring production a Neil Simon classic

Jesuit spring production a Neil Simon classic

TAMPA — The Jesuit High School drama club, known as the Jesuit Masque, presented its spring production of the play “Rumors” over the April 24 weekend. According to those associated with the performance, the Neil Simon comedy was ...
Updated one month ago

What phone tone can tell us

I dialed her familiar phone number and knew as soon as she said hello that something was wrong. There was a quiet softness to her voice instead of the usual energy in her greeting.
Updated one month ago
I’m checking my list, so far so good

I’m checking my list, so far so good

I never gave the subject much thought until I came across a poll called “100 Foods to Eat Before You Die” that apparently has ricocheted off walls of Facebook for several years now.
Updated one month ago
Memories of mother and gardening

Memories of mother and gardening

My mother was about the most casual gardener I’ve ever known. She was never greatly concerned about the gardens that always surrounded our homes, but she greatly enjoyed the flowers. And there always were some, even though she didn’t se...
Updated one month ago
Tampa Riverwalk’s coming-out party a crowd pleaser

Tampa Riverwalk’s coming-out party a crowd pleaser

TAMPA — Forty years after Tampa Mayor William Poe decided to reclaim the downtown riverfront from the warehouses and railroads, thousands of people packed onto the newly-completed Riverwalk to celebrate.
Updated one month ago
Gardening
Make the most of your edible herbs

Gardening Make the most of your edible herbs

There are quite a few herbs — like parsley and thyme — that will likely die out when the summer rains start. And there are many herbs that last year-round and grow so well that we can always have plenty....
Updated one month ago
HCC students, faculty contribute with Paint Your Heart Out Tampa

HCC students, faculty contribute with Paint Your Heart Out Tampa

Come Saturday evening one very worthy senior citizen in northwest Tampa was able do something most homeowners take for granted — close and lock a door.
Updated one month ago
St. John’s wins state Latin Forum

St. John’s wins state Latin Forum

TAMPA — Twenty-five students in seventh and eighth grades from St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School won the overall prize at the Florida Junior Classical League State Latin Forum, marking the fifth year in a row the school has won the...
Updated one month ago

Italian Club spectacular to support historic site

YBOR CITY — The Italian Club’s upcoming benefit for its historic cemetery will emphasize headliners much more than it will headstones.
Updated one month ago