Saturday, December 16, 2017

Hernando

Letters to the Editor: Stabins proud to be a radical Republican

Stabins proud to be radical Commissioner John Allocco says I'm a radical Republican because I, as a county commissioner, stood up for the tens of thousands of Hernando County homeowners against the powerful good old boy big business elite which conti...
Updated a year ago

Letters to the Editor

Thank a Public Service worker Across the United States and in cities like Brooksville and Spring Hill, government employees serve and protect us every day. Throughout the year, but especially during Public Service Recognition Week, May 1 to 7, we sho...
Updated a year ago
Causes may be many, but reducing medical errors must be a priority

Causes may be many, but reducing medical errors must be a priority

While affordability of and access to health care has been debated for a long time in our richest country, the safety of the available health care is being questioned lately, and for a good reason.In 1999, the Institute of Medicine estimated deaths be...
Updated a year ago

Public Health Week a time to recognize department's many services, goals

Each April, the Florida Department of Health celebrates National Public Health Week and the dedicated professionals that make up our public health workforce. The Department of Health's vision is to be the Healthiest State in the Nation.Florida's 67 c...
Updated a year ago

Hernando letters to the editor: Sheriff seeks public's support

Sheriff seeks public's supportResidents and visitors contact the Hernando County Sheriff's Office several hundred times a day. They are usually looking for help. We love providing that help. Today, I am asking for your help.The Hernando County Commis...
Updated a year ago

Pasco Letters to the Editor: U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster need to listen to constituents

Wallace needs to do more than poseThis has been a very interesting couple of days here in Florida Congressional District 11. Most people know that their representatives in Congress and senators returned to their districts last week to have town hall ...
Updated a year ago
Heart Month reminds us that many problems are preventable

Heart Month reminds us that many problems are preventable

February is American Heart Month, and, as a passionate doctor fighting heart disease and stroke, I wanted to first share some facts about heart disease in America.It is still the No. 1 cause of death in the country and is No. 1 killer among African-A...
Updated a year ago

Crescent Community Clinic provides services for uninsured patients

Crescent Community Clinic, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit health care organization, has provided access to health care for Hernando County residents, ages 18 to 64, who do not have insurance since 2008. Services provided include chronic health care, palliativ...
Updated a year ago

Hernando letters to the editor: Give a shelter animal a home

Adopt a shelter animal this weekOur shelters are filled with many homeless animals in Hernando County, and I am writing this letter to ask your readers to help, either by adopting an animal or by making a donation. The SPCA of Hernando County is at 9...
Updated a year ago

Hernando Letters for the Editor: Higher taxes preferred over deteriorating county

Paying taxes is a reality of livingNew anti-tax county commissioners do not want to raise taxes, again. Whether water tax, gas tax or property tax, they will not raise taxes. Florida just voted in even more property tax exemptions. Who fixes the poth...
Updated a year ago