Wednesday, November 22, 2017
News Roundup

Help Habitat for Humanity of East & Central Pasco, buy Rays tickets

RECOMMENDED READING


DADE CITY

Help Habitat by getting a ticket to A Rays game

Habitat for Humanity of East & Central Pasco is selling discounted tickets to the Oct. 1 Tampa Bay Rays game against the Orioles, with part of the proceeds going to the nonprofit organization that provides decent housing to deserving families. In recognition of World Habitat Day 2012, the local Habitat organization will be featured at the Oct. 1 Rays game and will have a table in the Rays Community Corner to hand out information. Discounted tickets to the game are available through Sept. 1 at www.habitatpasco.org. The local organization has built 100 homes over the years in east and central Pasco. For information, to apply for a home, to donate or to volunteer, visit www.habitatpasco.org, www.facebook.com/habitatpasco, call (352) 567-1444, or email [email protected]

LAND O'LAKES

Homeowners group to meet

The Pasco Alliance of Community Associations will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday to hear two experts explain the best ways of evaluating and hiring the management companies for a neighborhood's day-to-day operations. The meeting is free and open to the public. The nonprofit group, which includes 70 local homeowners associations and other neighborhood groups, meets at the Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. (U.S. 41), 3 miles north of State Road 54. For membership information, contact vice president/membership director David Quinones at (813) 991-1505 or visit www.mypaca.org.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Bilirakis to host job fair Aug. 14

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis will host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 14 at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave. "While we must continue to work to create a stable economic environment which facilitates growth, I host these regular employment fairs as a means of putting those seeking work in touch with employers in the Tampa Bay area," said Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor. For event information or directions, contact Bilirakis' office at (727) 773-2871.

COUNTYWIDE

Hospice contest wants your photos

Gulfside Regional Hospice is accepting entries through 5 p.m. Aug. 31 for its annual photo contest. The winners' photos will be featured in Gulfside's 2013 monthly calendar. For consideration, photos must be shot in Pasco County and be sizable for printing at 12 inches wide by 9 inches deep. Minimum resolution is 300 dpi. Black-and-white, vertical, date-stamped or digitally manipulated images will not be considered. If a person is visible in the picture, a photo release signed by the person is required. Each photographer may submit as many pictures as he or she would like, but there will not be more than two winning entries per person. Digital photos should be submitted in their original sizes, not to exceed 6 MB per photo, to [email protected] CDs of photos can be mailed to Gulfside Regional Hospice, 6117 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, FL 34653, to the attention of the Community Relations Department. All submissions must include the contestant's name, email address, home address and phone number. For information or to request a photo release form, call (727) 845-5707.

Comments
Brian Setzer talks about Tom Petty, ‘The Simpsons’ and his third act with holiday music

Brian Setzer talks about Tom Petty, ‘The Simpsons’ and his third act with holiday music

Brian Setzer knows he’s overdue for a trip to Florida. For 13 years, the Grammy-winning rockabilly guitarist and big-band frontman has been packing theaters coast to coast for his annual Christmas Rocks Tour. But somehow, he keeps skipping this area....
Updated: 13 minutes ago
Florida 10-year-old is one of 21 kids suing federal government over climate change

Florida 10-year-old is one of 21 kids suing federal government over climate change

At age 10, Levi Draheim hates math and loves reading Harry Potter books. He plays the violin but dislikes practicing. What he really enjoys is paddling a kayak or going swimming. It helps that he lives just a five-minute walk from the beach in the to...
Updated: 17 minutes ago
Workers at luxury St. Pete condo tower say they are owed thousands

Workers at luxury St. Pete condo tower say they are owed thousands

ST. PETERSBURG — Nearly three dozen workers at ONE St. Petersburg, a luxury condo tower under construction in the heart of downtown, haven’t been paid in weeks and are owed thousands of dollars.With the holidays nearing, some of the men say they are ...
Updated: 27 minutes ago
Cannon Fodder podcast: Examining the Bucs’ Hall of Fame semifinalists

Cannon Fodder podcast: Examining the Bucs’ Hall of Fame semifinalists

Times Bucs writer Greg Auman takes a closer look at the three former Bucs who are semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.He also looks at the constant churn on the Bucs’ practice squad and why Julio Jones’ stats have dropped off this season,...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Sports doctor pleads guilty to sex charges that involved Olympic gymnasts

Sports doctor pleads guilty to sex charges that involved Olympic gymnasts

LANSING, Mich. — A sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. Dr. Larry Nassar, 54,...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Trump calls father of freed UCLA player an ‘ungrateful fool’

Trump calls father of freed UCLA player an ‘ungrateful fool’

Associated PressPALM BEACH — President Donald Trump started off his first day of Thanksgiving vacation by resuming his taunts of the father of a UCLA basketball player detained for shoplifting in China, saying Wednesday that he was an "ungrateful foo...
Updated: 1 hour ago
High praise for Clearwater Central Catholic’s linebackers

High praise for Clearwater Central Catholic’s linebackers

CLEARWATER — From Colin McCarthy (Miami/Tennessee Titans) to Caanan Brown (Virginia) to Conner Dorris (Navy), a Clearwater Central Catholic defensive staple has been star quality at linebacker. Think Marauders, think linebackers. It has been a corner...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Details emerge in suicide of Hernando man accused of sexual abuse

Details emerge in suicide of Hernando man accused of sexual abuse

A former Brooksville school volunteer accused of sexually assaulting teenage foreign exchange students who were under his care was found dead last week, a day before he was due in court on the charges.The body of Bruce McAllister was found at the bas...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Updated: 1 hour ago

Updated: 1 hour ago