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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015

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MacDonald Training Center starts new program

WEST SHORE — A new electronic recycling program at the MacDonald Training Center will train the developmentally disabled clients while providing income for the center.
Published: 02/04/15
Local adoptive mother recognized for dedication to community service

Local adoptive mother recognized for dedication to community service

SOUTH TAMPA — Gift of Adoption, a national charitable organization providing financial assistance to complete both domestic and international adoptions, is proud to announce that Loreen Spencer, the Gift of Adoption Florida Chapter president, ...
Published: 02/04/15
Knowledge is key at HPWA

Knowledge is key at HPWA

The Hispanic Professional Women’s Association Inc. was founded in May 1990 in Tampa as a nonprofit corporation with the mission to enhance the image of professional Hispanic women by creating opportunities to share knowledge and promote the va...
Published: 02/04/15
Alumni return for Gorrie’s 125th anniversary

Alumni return for Gorrie’s 125th anniversary

Alumni, former faculty, local elected officials, parents and students turned out recently to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Gorrie Elementary School.
Published: 02/04/15
Artist Arnold Martinez honored

Artist Arnold Martinez honored

YBOR CITY — Arnold Martinez, an Ybor City artist who has been recognized for his innovative medium using tobacco, tea, coffee, beer and wine, was recognized at a ceremony and reception recently.
Published: 02/04/15
Middleton mural focuses on community

Middleton mural focuses on community

EAST TAMPA — An 8-by-8-foot mural, created by Middleton High School art students and focusing on connecting downtown Tampa and East Tampa, was unveiled recently.
Published: 02/04/15
Success is brewing at coffee shop

Success is brewing at coffee shop

TEMPLE TERRACE —Felicitous Coffee and Tea serves customers in a bungalow painted purple and shaded by a grove of oak trees, just about a coffee bean’s throw from Fowler Avenue and a world apart from the strip mall nature of North Tampa ...
Published: 02/04/15
Alumni giving at Florida College earns top ranking in U.S. News survey

Alumni giving at Florida College earns top ranking in U.S. News survey

TEMPLE TERRACE — Ask most any Florida College graduate and likely they’ll say they received a top-notch education at the coeducational Christian-based institution nestled near the banks of the Hillsborough River....
Published: 02/04/15
New Salem church fire doesn’t appear suspicious, officials say

New Salem church fire doesn’t appear suspicious, officials say

A fire that gutted the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church early Monday morning does not appear to be suspicious, fire officials say. The blaze started between a drop ceiling and beams of a third floor in the northeast side of the building, a place w...
Published: 02/03/15
When the cat’s away, the mouse can cook whatever

When the cat’s away, the mouse can cook whatever

My better half started playing poker on Thursday nights a couple of weeks ago. I never learned how, which suits me fine because while the card-shark is out holding, folding and flushing with friends, I’m home alone to prepare and eat whatever ...
Published: 02/03/15