Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Pasco News

Beating the summer heat

Beating the summer heat

MICHELE MILLER | TimesThe splash pad in Sims Park offers some relief from the heat for local children. On a recent morning Landon Roditis (center), 6, and his twin brother, Ethan Roditis (right) skipped through the spraying water as Amiya Jackson...
Published: 07/09/18
Updated: 07/10/18
FHP: 81-year-old Dade City man fatally struck while crossing U.S. 301 on bike

FHP: 81-year-old Dade City man fatally struck while crossing U.S. 301 on bike

DADE CITY — An 81-year-old man died Monday after he rode his bicycle into the path of a car on U.S. 301, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Joseph Henry Mensenger, of Dade City, was riding south on the sidewalk along the highway around 8 a.m., a...
Published: 07/09/18

Pasco Events starting July 13

13 FridayUsed Book Bazaar: Buy used books, audio and video media, magazines and related materials. Hosted by the Friends of Hugh Embry Library, with funds raised to help fund programming at the library. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Hugh Emb...
Published: 07/09/18
Local artist’s work featured in St. Petersburg gallery

Local artist’s work featured in St. Petersburg gallery

Acclaimed Hudson artist Tony Blue will exhibit his work at the Mirella Cimato Gallery in St. Petersburg during July and August. An opening reception will be from 5 to 9 p.m. July 14 at the gallery, which is inside Opera Central, 2145 First Ave. S., S...
Published: 07/09/18
Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting July 13

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting July 13

MusicFriday Night Live: Brooksville Main Street hosts this monthly event that includes live bands performing and food trucks. It will be from 5 to 10 p.m. July 13 at Hernando Park, 205 E. Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. Orlando-based band Stereo FM will...
Published: 07/09/18

Pasco Briefs for July 13

COUNTYWIDEAARP offers driver safety class to seniorsThe AARP Driver Safety Program class will be offered at several Pasco County locations during January. The course is open to drivers ages 50 and older who, upon completion, may receive a discount on...
Published: 07/09/18

Lead singer for Jesus Culture chats about album that came out of postpartum depression

Kim Walker Smith, the lead singer for world renown worship band Jesus Culture, felt overwhelmed and dazed following the birth of her second son.She cried without knowing why. She mumbled her words. When her mother suggested postpartum depression was ...
Published: 07/09/18

Port Richey council postpones housing code decision to hear from public

PORT RICHEY — Outcry over a proposed ordinance to beef up Port Richey’s housing codes temporarily derailed a final vote to pass it. Instead, the city council will hold a public workshop on the matter before bringing it back for consideration.The ordi...
Published: 07/02/18
Updated: 07/03/18
Pasco sheriff: Dade City man killed last week pointed gun at deputies but never fired

Pasco sheriff: Dade City man killed last week pointed gun at deputies but never fired

DADE CITY — A review by the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office shows that a man killed last week in a deputy-involved shooting pointed his gun at deputies but never fired it, contradicting initial reports that he shot first.Deputies responded Thursday eve...
Updated one month ago
Pasco Pride members find safe place at prom

Pasco Pride members find safe place at prom

NEW PORT RICHEY — Jeremy Gray held a white rose to his partner’s suit lapel."I forgot how to do this," his partner, Charlie Russo, said. "Do you know how to do this?" "I’m Googling it," Gray said. He already had watched a YouTube video about how to f...
Updated one month ago