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Business owner’s free classes about car engines earn kids’ Best of Show

Business owner’s free classes about car engines earn kids’ Best of Show

NEW TAMPA — Thanks to Marty LaBarbera, owner of Christian Automotive on Trout Creek Road, youngsters from the Legacy Homeschool Group learned a set of skills most kids their ages — and many grownups for that matter — know very littl...
Updated: 2 months ago
Nun honored at Adopt a Sister anniversary luncheon

Nun honored at Adopt a Sister anniversary luncheon

It was a homecoming celebration recently when Sister Mary Rinaldi was honored at a 25th anniversary luncheon of the Adopt A Sister Program of the Salesian Sisters.
Updated: 2 months ago

Alumni group to support Liberty Manor

The Tampa Bay Alumni Club of Syracuse University has chosen to support the Liberty Manor House for Veterans, 10015 Ninth St. North in Tampa, as a part of National Orange Day.
Updated: 2 months ago

Visual art scholarship now open

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY — Tampa Bay-area high school seniors who plan to pursue a full-time visual arts major in college are invited to apply for a $500 scholarship, the Visual Arts Scholarship José Murani, offered by the Coalition of Hispani...
Updated: 2 months ago
Time to go Bach again

Time to go Bach again

DOWNTOWN — Typically, at birthday parties you’re pretty much guaranteed to hear the same song. However, for Johann Sebastian Bach’s 331st birthday, you can be bet that the tunes will be a bit more complex than “Happy Birth...
Updated: 2 months ago
Autism center object of Vivint employees’ charity

Autism center object of Vivint employees’ charity

TAMPA — Brenda Connolly is a staunch believer in the phrase, “It takes a village to raise a child.”
Updated: 2 months ago
Muller Elementary honored for academic excellence

Muller Elementary honored for academic excellence

NORTH TAMPA — Students at Hillsborough County magnet schools study subjects ranging from animal science to visual and performing arts. The themed schools attract pupils from all over the county and have earned national recognition by Magnet Sc...
Updated: 2 months ago

Island-style fair to help Haitian cultural center

NORTH TAMPA – Linda Tavernier-Almada treasures her Haitian heritage. At the same time she’s tremendously grateful for the opportunities she’s been afforded as a citizen of the United States.
Updated: 2 months ago
Meet Corbett Prep’s geography and spelling star

Meet Corbett Prep’s geography and spelling star

CARROLLWOOD — Riju Datta is an eighth-grade student at Corbett Preparatory School who has displayed special talents in both geography and spelling.
Updated: 2 months ago
Business is booming at Westchase quilt shop

Business is booming at Westchase quilt shop

WESTCHASE — In 2005, sisters Karen Grof and Sharen Weber opened Happy Apple Quilts as a pattern design company. Both sisters became interested in quilting as young children while watching their mother sew on a regular basis. ...
Updated: 2 months ago