We're introducing a new monthly feature in the Largo Times today.
It's called "Ask the SPCA," and it is written by Paulette Keller, a longtime SPCA volunteer. And we're encouraging you to write her with questions about your dog, your cat or any of your pets. If Paulette doesn't know the answer, she'll find someone connected with the SPCA who does.
Why are we doing this? If you're like me, your pet is as much a member of your family as a spouse or a child. I've always got questions about how best to care for my 3-year-old Lab, Molly, and my grumpy, 11-year-old cat, Marjorie. And the SPCA, which offers animal adoptions, education classes and more, is a great resource based right here in Largo....
04/01/08 Human Interest
Visitors to the Largo Library Saturday might have thought a spaceship had landed.
There were young girls with blue hair wearing platform boots and miniskirts. Boys sporting lip rings and heavy eyeliner. Kids with swords, kids carrying stuffed animals, kids dressed up as who-knows-what. ¶ No, it wasn't a convoy from outer space. It was Tosho-Con, an anime convention for teens. ...
03/29/08 Human Interest
There's always something different going on at Neighborly Care Network's Largo Adult Day Services center.
Activities coordinator Pat Hazell has staged a mock wedding, complete with bridesmaids dresses and tuxedoes for the participants. Elvis Presley Day featured an Elvis tribute artist and banners that screamed "We love you, Elvis!" The center's calendar is packed with activities, from movies to concerts to bingo games....
03/08/08 Human Interest
As emergency management division chief for Largo Fire Rescue, Jim Warman has done a lot in the name of duty. • But this week marked one of his most, er, unusual assignments yet. • Warman was the winner of Largo Fire Rescue's Kiss a Pig fundraiser, which was held to support the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
On Wednesday afternoon on the lawn of Largo City Hall, Warman puckered up for his porcine smooch as a crowd of onlookers cheered....