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Car crashes into New Port Richey condo, killing one


Car crashes into condo, killing one

A car crashed into a condominium building Tuesday afternoon, killing a person, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. The crash happened about 4:30 p.m. at 8551 Pilgrim Court in the Viceroy Condominium complex off Old County Road 54. FHP had not released any information about the person who was killed, as troopers were still investigating the crash Tuesday evening.


Church to launch career ministry

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church will kick off its "Career Development Ministry" from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at 14232 County Line Road. The ministry is a faith-based program that will provide services for the unemployed, underemployed and those seeking to improve their current employment status. In January, the church will offer 14 one-hour classes on topics such as resume preparation, interviewing skills and job search techniques. The church will also schedule special events throughout the year such as networking events, job fairs, support groups and biblical study sessions geared toward helping participants to look at their career endeavors from a broader perspective. Anyone interested in these services should attend Saturday's kickoff event. For information, call New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at (727) 856-8814 or email


Garage sale to aid teacher, family

A community garage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to benefit Matt Yarber and his family. Yarber, 36, was a special education teacher at River Ridge High School until being stricken in 2009 with Moyamoya Disease, a rare, progressive cerebrovascular disorder caused by blocked arteries at the base of the brain. His wife is also a special education teacher. They have four children. Their youngest, a 1-year-old boy, has special needs. The garage sale will be at 6926 Hills Drive in the lot of Welch & McLoy Therapy Services. There will also be a bake sale and raffles. For information, contact Debi Shackowsky at or call her at (727) 776-5458.


Food giveaway event set Dec. 16

The annual Farm Share Holiday Food Giveaway, which provides fresh food to families in need, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 16 at Redeemer Community Church, 9230 Ridge Road. The annual event, sponsored by state Sen. Mike Fasano and state Reps. John Legg and Richard Corcoran, provides food donated by Florida's farmers. "We are once again blessed to work with farmers throughout Florida to provide food at this special time of the year," Fasano said. "When so many Floridians are hurting, it is wonderful to see our community come together to serve others." Each year, about 500 families receive food and other items for their holiday dinners. Donations from Publix, AT&T and other individuals and organizations support the event. For information, call Fasano's office at (727) 848-5885.

Car crashes into New Port Richey condo, killing one 11/29/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 9:22pm]
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