Monday, September 24, 2018

Hillsborough News

Group readies to restore Tampa’s Urban League chapter

Group readies to restore Tampa’s Urban League chapter

TAMPA — Maybe the second time around will be sweeter for the Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League.At least, that’s the goal of a sponsoring committee that has quietly laid the foundation for the civil rights organization’s return.Founded in 1922, the loca...
Published: 09/10/18
Updated: 09/15/18
Uncle Louie G ready to serve up New York treats at FishHawk

Uncle Louie G ready to serve up New York treats at FishHawk

LITHIA — It wasn’t enough for Kimberley Zinerco to work as an independent sales consultant for a home builder during the day and then own and operate FishHawk Pizza by night. She wanted to bring another business to the community where she lives and w...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/14/18

Plant City church to screen film that lends support to Bible believers

The God Who Speaks, awarded Best Documentary at the 2018 Christian Worldview Film Festival, begins with a question.What if God could communicate with us?The 90-minute film, featuring interviews with 23 Christian experts, goes on to explore the Bible’...
Published: 09/10/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Howard Altman: Tampa World War II veteran turning 100 recalls guarding prisoners then celebs

Howard Altman: Tampa World War II veteran turning 100 recalls guarding prisoners then celebs

Frank Sorbera was a band boy for the Russ Morgan Orchestra, lugging equipment and driving vehicles, all the while hoping to one day join the big band outfit as a singer.But it was 1944, World War II was grinding on and Uncle Sam had other plans for t...
Published: 09/13/18
Updated: 09/14/18
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
SouthShore Chamber launches new ‘School of the Month’ program

SouthShore Chamber launches new ‘School of the Month’ program

GIBSONTON — Students dropped off in front of Thomas P. Corr Elementary School early on the morning of Sept. 7 immediately could tell the day held special promise.Not only did Corry the Cub, the school’s fuzzy mascot, welcome students as they left the...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/14/18
County prepares to move forward with Citrus Park Drive extension

County prepares to move forward with Citrus Park Drive extension

CITRUS PARK — Area residents pored over project maps, plans and queried officials about a proposal to extend Citrus Park Drive at a town hall forum on Monday (Sept. 10).More than 10 years after the original proposal, after setbacks and recession dela...
Published: 09/12/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Hooper: Don’t overlook college’s most valuable learning opportunities

Hooper: Don’t overlook college’s most valuable learning opportunities

MIAMI SHORESFor Holly Kachler, it’s not so much what drew her to the performing arts program at Blake High School, it’s what she took from the experience. All around Hillsborough County, the school district maintains magnet programs that attract stud...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Editorial: Tampa council has another chance to show it takes Stovall House changes seriously

Editorial: Tampa council has another chance to show it takes Stovall House changes seriously

The Tampa City Council has yet to hear a compelling reason to allow a private social club in a residential neighborhood off Bayshore Boulevard, and a final meeting on the matter scheduled for Thursday offers the council a chance to show the diligence...
Published: 09/14/18