Saturday, June 23, 2018

Northwest Hillsborough & New Tampa News

Hooper: Tampa couple continues quest to ‘Save the Typewriters’

Hooper: Tampa couple continues quest to ‘Save the Typewriters’

In a sense, Tona Bell and her husband Randy Rosenthal are striving to save an endangered species.Creation has ceased. Existence wanes. The experts needed to sustain their place in our society are dying off.Bell and Rosenthal, however, remain undaunte...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/22/18
Editorial: State help needed to staff hotlines with veterans helping veterans

Editorial: State help needed to staff hotlines with veterans helping veterans

Veterans can help veterans deal with trauma resulting from military service in a way no one else can. That’s the theory behind a special hotline set up in the Tampa Bay area that proponents are hoping to take statewide.The expansion would cost some $...
Published: 06/21/18
Updated: 06/22/18
Purks: Brandon bids adieu to a once grand Kmart

Purks: Brandon bids adieu to a once grand Kmart

BRANDON — I had it in my mind what the new department store in Brandon would be like: Happy, pretty people skipping around, giving you bargains galore. What a happy place it seemed to be, because after all, they had everything in there — the coolest ...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/22/18
High-profile suicides elevate mental health questions about faith, science

High-profile suicides elevate mental health questions about faith, science

The recent suicides of designer Kate Spade and journalist Anthony Bourdain stirred an internet conversation about the indiscriminate nature of depression.What did he have to feel depressed about anyway?How could she do that to her family?But they loo...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/22/18
Editor of a current bestseller by Zora Neale Hurston gives a free talk Sunday

Editor of a current bestseller by Zora Neale Hurston gives a free talk Sunday

Deborah Plant, former chairwoman of Africana Studies at the University of South Florida and editor of the current New York Times bestseller, Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" by Zora Neale Hurston, will discuss "From Bante, West Africa t...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/22/18
New Tampa continues plans for sensory-friendly park

New Tampa continues plans for sensory-friendly park

NEW TAMPA — The City of Tampa continues to gather citizen input on one of its newest projects in New Tampa, a sensory friendly 5-acre park.As the first of its kind in the city, the park aims to maintain an all-inclusive approach from design to comple...
Published: 06/18/18
Updated: 06/22/18
Joe Henderson: Hillsborough teachers have come to depend on foundation’s free supplies

Joe Henderson: Hillsborough teachers have come to depend on foundation’s free supplies

We have all heard stories about public school teachers reaching into their own pockets so their students will have basic classroom supplies.It goes on throughout the system because budgets are tight. The money allotted for pencils, markers, notebooks...
Published: 06/22/18
Raburn out in State House 57 race. Now who’s in?

Raburn out in State House 57 race. Now who’s in?

Well, that didn’t last long.U.S. Army veteran Michael Sean McCoy filed to run as the Republican candidate in the State House, District 57 race just hours after incumbent State Rep. Jake Raburn, R-Lithia, announced he was stepping down.McCoy, who live...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/21/18
Taylor Morrison builds in Wesley Chapel

Taylor Morrison builds in Wesley Chapel

Taylor Morrison will build a new subdivision off of Boyette Road between Wesley Chapel Boulevard and Overpass Road.The builder and developer recently broke ground on Chapel Chase, set on approximately 40 acres just north of New Tampa in Pasco County....
Published: 06/21/18
Grain and Berry Cafe to bring its healthy menu to USF area

Grain and Berry Cafe to bring its healthy menu to USF area

Grain & Berry Cafe opened in Palm Harbor, and now the healthy eatery is rapidly expanding throughout the Tampa Bay area.The healthy eatery opened a new location on E Fowler Ave near the University of South Florida in May, just 10 months after opening...
Published: 06/21/18