Sunday, April 22, 2018


Arielle Waldman

Arielle Waldman

Arielle Waldman traded in the chilly New England winters for the Tampa sunshine in 2007, when she moved to attend the University of Tampa. Now, she is an editorial assistant covering the Things To Do section and a staff writer reporting on human interest stories.

Lumina Youth Choirs is a non profit organization comprised of students from age six to 18. It formed in 2015 as a merger between the Tampa Bay Children's Chorus and Gulf Coast Children's Choir. Photo credit Lumina Youth Choirs.

From Tampa Bay to the Big Apple: Lumina Youth Choirs to perform at Carnegie Hall

TAMPA — Many students in the Lumina Youth Choirs have never traveled to New York City. They’ve never climbed the Statue of Liberty, paid their respects at the Sept. 11 Memorial or sat in a Broadway theatre.That all changes on Wednesday (April...
Updated one month ago
Arletis Alfonso made the closing speech at the recent HCC Foundation President's Showcase fundraiser. Photo by Arielle Waldman.

Honor student highlights HCC’s annual fundraiser

TAMPA — At 9-years old, Arletis Alfonso’s life was uprooted. She embraced her family and friends in tearful goodbyes and left Cuba for the United States with her mother, father and older sister."Back then, I was so young I didn’t...
Updated: 5 months ago

Summit focuses on ways to end hunger, help those who lack regular nourishment.

TAMPA — For six years, the Tampa Bay Network to End Hunger (TBNEH) has hosted a conference to raise awareness and discuss solutions.The event, which takes place on Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 6-7), will kick off with a meal packing event, in the...
Updated: 6 months ago