Monday, October 15, 2018

Pasco News

Pasco Pride hosts inaugural festival in downtown New Port Richey

Pasco Pride hosts inaugural festival in downtown New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY — Just a couple of weeks before the launch of the first Pride Festival in Pasco County, Denise Johnson sat in the sweltering heat, admiring the view from the stage overlooking Sims Park."This is just a gorgeous venue with ...
Published: 10/02/18
Pasco-Hernando State College dedicates Spring Hill conference center to cardiologist, trustee Musunuru

Pasco-Hernando State College dedicates Spring Hill conference center to cardiologist, trustee Musunuru

SPRING HILL — Pasco-Hernando State College last week dedicated its Spring Hill campus conference center to cardiologist and longtime college trustee Rao Musunuru.Musunuru, who has practiced cardiology in the area since 1981, has been on the bo...
Published: 10/01/18
Off state's watch list, West Zephyrhills Elementary aims to stay off

Off state's watch list, West Zephyrhills Elementary aims to stay off

ZEHPYRHILLS — Stephanie Bacot raised her voice above the din of West Zephyrhills Elementary first-graders arriving for the start of classes on a recent Wednesday."It's time for WIN!" Bacot announced, as she projected a writing prompt...
Published: 10/03/18
Festival on Saturday offers food and music at Chinsegut Hill

Festival on Saturday offers food and music at Chinsegut Hill

BROOKSVILLE — Some call it a treasure, others a gem or a jewel. But all agree the 169-year-old Chinsegut Hill Manor and its grounds are rich in Hernando County history.For those who haven't visited the historic landmark, a plantation house sit...
Published: 10/01/18
Rainy summer swamps East Pasco - even without a major storm

Rainy summer swamps East Pasco - even without a major storm

Pasco County officials are worried that heavy rainfall — a common occurrence this time of year — could flood several areas east of U.S. 41."If we got a 3- to 6–inch rain event, then we'd get water over some of these roads,&q...
Updated one month ago

Pasco Business Briefs for Oct. 5

Business Digest BrieflyPARADE APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE: The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce will host the 2018 "Magical Night Christmas Parade," sponsored by Florida Hospital Dade City/Zephyrhills on Dec. 7 on Eighth Street, Dade City. ...
Updated one month ago

Pasco Briefs for Oct. 5

CountywideVeterans Services offices closed Oct. 8-11All Pasco County Veterans Services Division offices will be closed to the public Oct. 8-11 for annual team training. All locations will resume regular business hours on Oct. 12.The three offices are...
Updated one month ago

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Oct. 5

FestivalsHernando Untapped: Sample beer and wine while listening to live music by the Bearded Brothers Band at this annual event hosted by the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce. It will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 5 at American Aviation, 1707...
Updated one month ago

Pasco Events starting Oct. 5

5 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 Embr...
Updated one month ago
Therapy dog Callie Calusa makes connections with Pasco students

Therapy dog Callie Calusa makes connections with Pasco students

NEW PORT RICHEY — Calusa Elementary students stream from school buses and head toward classrooms, but first there’s a quick stop to greet a Calusa favorite — a black French bulldog, Callie Calusa, the school’s therapy dog....
Updated one month ago