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Saturday, Feb 13, 2016

Carl Orth

Suncoast News

Group wants to resume serving food to New Port Richey homeless

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With Sims Park reopened, volunteers want to resume offering weekly mass meals for poor and homeless people at the city facility — despite a new city regulatio...

Expanded Sims Park opens to the public

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In 1924, George Sims deeded land to the city for the purpose of creating a public park for people’s enjoyment, city officials recalled last weekend.

Cooler weather slows work on U.S. 19

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Dodging orange-striped barrels marking lane closures, motorists driving on U.S. 19 north of State Road 52 might see a roadside sign that construction will conclude by summer ...

CARES chief shares mission

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If half of Pasco County’s residents each donated one dollar, CARES could begin helping many of some 1,000 “orphaned” seniors who remain on a waiting list for assistance, Jemith Rosa says.

Development eyed for church land

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City officials might have concluded their lengthy search to find a developer to build residences on the site of the former First Baptist Church.

Party to celebrate work at Sims Park

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A civic party scheduled for Jan. 30 will help residents celebrate reconfigured Sims Park, which closed in June for an expansion project.

Financial cutback needed at Hacienda

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To stay within budget, the city won’t rehabilitate doors and windows as part of the first phase of work to restore the historic Hacienda hotel.

Wakeboarding begins at SunWest Park

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Wakeboarding has begun at SunWest Park.

Farm Share put lots of food on the table

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About 600 needy families received free packages of food for holiday meals during the recent Farm Share on the 21st year of the event.

Little ones say ‘thank you’ by singing Christmas carols

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Even the heart of the Grinch would have melted by the earnestness of about 50 Fox Hollow Elementary first-grade students who sang Christmas carols last week.