TAMPA — Originally, they came from Spain, Cuba, Panama and the Dominican Republic. They pursued a better life and the opportunity to become productive citizens in their new country.
I am a child of the "Duck & Cover" generation.
NEW TAMPA — Paula Blair knows firsthand the challenges of working from home.
It's important to realize when you're getting in over your head with a pet. It's just as important, at that point, to do the right thing. Not everyone does, as we saw in the headlines last week. Authorities were trying to find the cowardly motorist who was caught on video as he abandoned a dog near the busy intersection …
TAMPA — In six decades of guiding St. Lawrence Catholic Church worshipers, the late Monsignor Laurence Higgins' leadership also made life better for countless Tampa residents, a legacy that will now be immortalized in a 6-foot, 300-pound, bronze statue to be installed outside Higgins Hall on Oct. 7.
LUTZ — A row of pitched tents and large 65 liter backpacks surrounded the wooded site as hikers briskly grabbed their gear to endure a 38 minute, 2.2-mile hike at the World Race headquarters in Gainesville, Ga.
TEMPLE TERRACE — While their primary purposes are much different, the nonprofit Heart of America organization and AbbVie, a for-profit pharmaceutical company, share a passion for helping people in need.
The first computer language Ralph Smith ever learned was Fortran. He didn't like it. Undeterred, the budding programmer next studied COBOL and his life changed. "I fell in love with programming," he said. At that time, in the late 1980s, African-Americans were underrepresented in the tech industry.
During a recent visit to Washington, D.C., I got a chance to visit the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial south of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool.
As a child, Alfred Sheppard didn't have a lot to say — until he took to the piano.