Links from the Times for Sept. 8: Stimulus for homes, Rifqa Bary, salad dressing
Neighborhood Stabilization Program
Federal housing assistance aid is being used to buy foreclosed homes that will be renovated and resold to low-income families. Here’s where to find out more information:
Pasco: (727) 834-3445, Web site
Hillsborough: (813) 274-6673, Web site
Tampa: (813) 274-8577, Web site
St. Petersburg: (727) 893-7247, Web site
Pinellas: (727) 464-8210, Web site
Hernando: (352) 540-4338, Web site
Runaway teen Rifqa Bary and evangelicals connect on Facebook
She lived in Central Ohio, and she fled to Central Florida, but the story of Rifqa Bary didn't start in either place. It started on Facebook.
Read more about the Christian convert who ran away from her Muslim family in Ohio.
Greek salad dressing keeps restaurant afloat
Chris Constantinou opened his family's Farmer Boy Restaurant three decades ago and soon found himself tinkering in the kitchen. He's Greek. He wanted to create his own Greek salad dressing.
Video: A family's secret formula