Saturday, July 21, 2018

Hernando

Hernando Letters to the Editor for June 30

Bill, now law, will hurt schoolsGov. Scott recently signed into law House Bill 7069, a bill that will have an immediate and serious impact to Hernando County Schools. As those of us who lead public school districts have grown used to each legislative...
Updated a year ago

Hernando letters: Prevent fracking to save Big Cypress Preserve

The push to clean up Weeki Wachee Springs comes at a high cost | June 9Stop fracking, save Big CypressI want to commend Dan DeWitt for pointing out the high cost of cleaning up our polluted springs and waters.Recent research shows that almost all Flo...
Updated a year ago
In Islam, month of Ramadan is a time of fasting, cleansing, renewal, charity

In Islam, month of Ramadan is a time of fasting, cleansing, renewal, charity

Ramadan, ninth month of the Islamic calendar, began May 26 and will run through June 24. During this time, Muslims around the world fast from sunrise to sunset.This allows the body to cleanse itself from dead cells and malformed cells through the phe...
Updated a year ago

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...
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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