Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Hillsborough News

Deputies: Pasco woman escapes attacker after death threats, sexual assault

Deputies: Pasco woman escapes attacker after death threats, sexual assault

PORT RICHEY — She was home doing laundry when he asked to come over. A few hours later she was running from his house, scared for her life after being raped, robbed and kidnapped, according to the Pasco Sheriff’s Office.Tyler Edward Pot...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Pinellas news briefs

Recreational fishing class to start at Madeira Beach Marina Captain David Zalewski, operator of the charter boat Lucky Too III, will teach a six-week recreational fishing course beginning Oct. 10 at the Madeira Beach City Marina, 503 150th Ave. The c...
Published: 09/17/18
Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Imagination, a gala"Onward, Upward, Outward" reflects the ambitious goals and theme of Imagination, the 16th annual gala for the Glazer Children’s Museum. Co-chairs Jennifer and Justin Phelps embedded bars and buffets within the exhibits, (antipasto,...
Published: 09/08/18
Updated: 09/15/18
Former teacher earns SCC ‘Artist of the Month’ honors

Former teacher earns SCC ‘Artist of the Month’ honors

The Art Club of Sun City Center chose Marion Giblin, vice president of the Art club, as its Artist of the Month for September.Giblin has always expressed interest in the arts relating to drawing, painting, crafting and sewing. A former educator, she ...
Published: 09/10/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Tampa company earns special partnership with veterans group

Tampa company earns special partnership with veterans group

Steve Deveaux, the owner of JDog Junk Removal Tampa, and his fiance Danielle Woodruff, the senior vice president of JDog Tampa, have scored a lifetime partnership with new investment and advisory services company, Military Veteran Partners (MVP). On ...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Hey Giant! Little Biscuits Shop gets second home in South Tampa

Hey Giant! Little Biscuits Shop gets second home in South Tampa

Nearly two years ago two educators started Hey Giant!, as a learning enrichment center in Seminole Heights, that provided free learning and creativity classes for kids and hosted game nights and camps.Shocked by the center’s popularity among K-12 kid...
Published: 09/13/18
One by one, two by two, residents find home in new video tank at Florida Aquarium

One by one, two by two, residents find home in new video tank at Florida Aquarium

TAMPA — The Kemp’s ridley sea turtle has no name yet but he does have a new home where he can live safely after escaping death in the wild from an injury that made it difficult to eat.On Wednesday, the 95-pound reptile joined a 63-pound loggerhead na...
Published: 09/13/18
Florida Aquarium grows coral in captivity, in hopes of saving reefs in the wild

Florida Aquarium grows coral in captivity, in hopes of saving reefs in the wild

The experiment at the edge of Tampa Bay began four years ago. Scientists who feared the worst for Florida’s endangered coral reef believed the creatures could reproduce more safely in a controlled setting and later be returned to their natural habita...
Published: 09/07/18
Updated: 09/11/18
Hillsborough MPO holds Southshore transit meeting

Hillsborough MPO holds Southshore transit meeting

Hillsborough MPO will hold an open house from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday (Sept. 13) at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin. The open house will cover the SouthShore Transit Study reevaluation.All residents who want better t...
Published: 09/06/18
Updated: 09/10/18
Society Datebook 2018-19, Tampa style

Society Datebook 2018-19, Tampa style

#DrinkDanceDonateThe Tampa Bay Times/Tampa Tribune annual Society Datebook, Sept. 2018-May 2019SeptemberSept. 7: Imagination: A Gala to benefit Glazer Children’s Museum; 6:30 p.m.; Glazer Children’s Museum; $250, or $125 for ages 21 to 35; (813) 443-...
Published: 09/07/18
Updated: 09/10/18