Sunday, May 27, 2018
News Roundup

Men and women needed for cancer prevention study in Trinity

TRINITY

MEN AND WOMEN NEEDED FOR CANCER PREVENTION STUDY

Participants are sought for the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). Needed are men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer. Those interested are required to read and sign an informed consent document, complete a brief survey, have their waist circumference measured and give a blood sample. This in-person evaluation is 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Medical Center of Trinity, 9330 State Road 54, Trinity. The enrollment process takes 20 to 30 minutes, and participants will then be required to complete a comprehensive survey at home regarding lifestyle, behavior and health. Followup surveys are expected to be sent to participants every few years. For more information, visit cps3pasco.org online, email [email protected] or call toll-free 1-800-604-5888.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Water safety class for deaf children

The Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida have planned a free water safety class for kids who are deaf and hard of hearing. The course is 9 to 11 a.m. June 30 at the New Port Richey Recreation Center, 6630 Van Buren St. Sign language interpreters available. To reserve, call (727) 853-1010. NEW PORT RICHEY

Free batteries from speech/hearing group

The Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation has scheduled a battery giveaway for 10 a.m. to noon June 29 at the foundation office, 4443 Rowan Road in New Port Richey. They're free while they last in sizes 10, 13, 312 and 675. Batteries were purchased with a $750 grant given to the foundation by the Pasco Aging Network. Call (727) 834-5479. COUNTYWIDE

Prekindergarten enrollment available

The Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando counties is enrolling children in the 2012-2013 Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten program. The program is free for every Florida child who turns 4 on or before Sept. 1. To enroll, bring the child's proof of age, such as an original birth certificate, original immunization record or passport, and a current proof of residency, such as a driver's license or utility bill, to an Early Learning Coalition office: 15000 U.S. 301 in Dade City or 7334 Little Road, Suite 102, in New Port Richey. Both offices are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Registration takes 10 to 15 minutes. For information, call (352) 834-0052 or (727) 569-1004.

Pasco deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

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RFK’s son: There was 2nd shooter

RFK’s son: There was 2nd shooter

Los Angeles Times (TNS)As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy approaches, conspiracy theories still abound.The latest to back the theory of a second gunman is the senator’s son Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Sirhan B. Sirhan, a ...
Updated: 20 minutes ago
Rays bats come alive with six-run rally to beat Orioles 8-3

Rays bats come alive with six-run rally to beat Orioles 8-3

ST. PETERSBURG — If you think the Rays are holding their pitching staff together with baling wire, duct tape and an overbooked shuttle to Triple-A Durham, a bigger story might be how their bats keep producing runs no matter who is swinging them...
Updated: 29 minutes ago
Visa woes have summer businesses hiring Puerto Ricans

Visa woes have summer businesses hiring Puerto Ricans

PHIPPSBURG, Maine — Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto Ricans who are fleeing a shattered economy and devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Bob Smith, owner of S...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Troopers looking for driver in New Port Richey fatal hit-and-run

Troopers looking for driver in New Port Richey fatal hit-and-run

NEW PORT RICHEYDriver surrenders after crash that kills bicyclistThe driver Florida Highway Patrol troopers say struck and killed a bicyclist then drove from the scene turned herself in Sunday afternoon.Shanna Marie Rampino surrendered a 2000 Toyota ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
A solemn display

A solemn display

Associated PressVisitors to Boston Commons in Boston last week pass 37,000 American flags planted to honor every Massachusetts resident killed in war dating to the Revolutionary War. The "flag garden" idea on Memorial Day started in Boston about a de...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine

BIDDEFORD, Maine — A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the 93-year-old was experiencing low blood pressure and has been hospitalized. Spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted just after 2 p.m. Sunday that Bush will likely remain in the hospit...
Updated: 4 hours ago
None injured in Trinity rehab center fire

None injured in Trinity rehab center fire

TRINITY — No one was hurt Sunday morning after a fire broke out at a rehabilitation center.According to Pasco County Fire Rescue, Trinity Regional Rehab Center at 2144 Welbilt Blvd. is running on generator power after the blaze broke out about 10:30 ...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Part of Tampa’s Bayshore Boulevard closed through at least 5 p.m.

Part of Tampa’s Bayshore Boulevard closed through at least 5 p.m.

Both southbound lanes of Bayshore Boulevard between W. Barcelona and W. Rubideaux streets are closed while the Tampa Water Department repairs a water main break.The repair and roadway restoration work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Sunday but ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Meteorologists are calling Alberto a ‘subtropical storm.’ What the heck is that?

Meteorologists are calling Alberto a ‘subtropical storm.’ What the heck is that?

We’re all waking up to the impacts of Alberto: dreary rain, gusty wind, the reluctant change of Memorial Day plans.But while the effects are routine for storm-weathering Floridians, the category of storm Alberto falls into is a little less familiar. ...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Temple Terrace applauds progress on downtown project

TEMPLE TERRACE — A round of applause from the audience followed the recent vote by the Temple Terrace City Council to negotiate a contract with a company that plans to build and manage luxury apartments in the long-idle downtown redevelopment area.Th...
Updated: 7 hours ago