Saturday, June 23, 2018

Brandon & South Shore News

Hooper: Tampa couple continues quest to ‘Save the Typewriters’

Hooper: Tampa couple continues quest to ‘Save the Typewriters’

In a sense, Tona Bell and her husband Randy Rosenthal are striving to save an endangered species.Creation has ceased. Existence wanes. The experts needed to sustain their place in our society are dying off.Bell and Rosenthal, however, remain undaunte...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/22/18
Editorial: State help needed to staff hotlines with veterans helping veterans

Editorial: State help needed to staff hotlines with veterans helping veterans

Veterans can help veterans deal with trauma resulting from military service in a way no one else can. That’s the theory behind a special hotline set up in the Tampa Bay area that proponents are hoping to take statewide.The expansion would cost some $...
Published: 06/21/18
Updated: 06/22/18
Purks: Brandon bids adieu to a once grand Kmart

Purks: Brandon bids adieu to a once grand Kmart

BRANDON — I had it in my mind what the new department store in Brandon would be like: Happy, pretty people skipping around, giving you bargains galore. What a happy place it seemed to be, because after all, they had everything in there — the coolest ...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/22/18
High-profile suicides elevate mental health questions about faith, science

High-profile suicides elevate mental health questions about faith, science

The recent suicides of designer Kate Spade and journalist Anthony Bourdain stirred an internet conversation about the indiscriminate nature of depression.What did he have to feel depressed about anyway?How could she do that to her family?But they loo...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/22/18
Editor of a current bestseller by Zora Neale Hurston gives a free talk Sunday

Editor of a current bestseller by Zora Neale Hurston gives a free talk Sunday

Deborah Plant, former chairwoman of Africana Studies at the University of South Florida and editor of the current New York Times bestseller, Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" by Zora Neale Hurston, will discuss "From Bante, West Africa t...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/22/18
South Bay Hospital CEO resigns to assume post in Venice

South Bay Hospital CEO resigns to assume post in Venice

Sharon Roush, the Chief Executive Officer of South Bay Hospital in Sun City and the president of the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce has resigned. The veteran hospital executive has accepted a new position with Sarasota Memorial Hospital to bui...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/22/18
Joe Henderson: Hillsborough teachers have come to depend on foundation’s free supplies

Joe Henderson: Hillsborough teachers have come to depend on foundation’s free supplies

We have all heard stories about public school teachers reaching into their own pockets so their students will have basic classroom supplies.It goes on throughout the system because budgets are tight. The money allotted for pencils, markers, notebooks...
Published: 06/22/18
Raburn out in State House 57 race. Now who’s in?

Raburn out in State House 57 race. Now who’s in?

Well, that didn’t last long.U.S. Army veteran Michael Sean McCoy filed to run as the Republican candidate in the State House, District 57 race just hours after incumbent State Rep. Jake Raburn, R-Lithia, announced he was stepping down.McCoy, who live...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/21/18
White soldiers used black child for target practice during grim chapter in Tampa’s history

White soldiers used black child for target practice during grim chapter in Tampa’s history

TAMPAhe African-American military troops known as the Buffalo Soldiers stopped in Tampa 120 years ago while on their way to help free Cuba from the rule of an oppressive Spain.But their time spent in Tampa served as a reminder of their own oppression...
Published: 06/05/18
Updated: 06/21/18
Moffitt receives $1 million donation from Richard Gonzmart

Moffitt receives $1 million donation from Richard Gonzmart

TAMPA — Runners gathered for the Gonzmart’s Father’s Day Walk and Jog where they raise money to help aid in Moffitt Cancer Center’s fight against prostate cancer. This year the event raised $110,000, but Moffitt had another surprise in store.Andrea G...
Published: 06/19/18
Updated: 06/21/18