Friday, November 17, 2017

Northwest Hillsborough & New Tampa News

Nativity Novemberfest’s ‘mom’ ensures her entire flock is well fed

Nativity Novemberfest’s ‘mom’ ensures her entire flock is well fed

BRANDON — Imagine being tasked with the overall responsibility of purchasing, preparing and feeding more than 100,000 people at nearly a nonstop pace over the course of five days.Also envision doing all that with precision, without being paid a penny...
Published: 11/13/17
Updated: 11/16/17
Nece Foundation brings ‘Power of Thanksgiving’ to Wimauma

Nece Foundation brings ‘Power of Thanksgiving’ to Wimauma

WIMAUMA — The families came to the Beth-El Farmworker Ministry on U.S. 301 for a turkey dinner, but received so much more.The meal came with all the fixings, plus lots of fun: facepainting, family photos courtesy of Shutterbooth, a chance to meet Mis...
Published: 11/13/17
Updated: 11/16/17

Making it in America(w/video)

Making it in America, a new video series, takes viewers into the lives of those neighbors down the street, who maybe speak with a bit of an accent, but are no less committed to this country’s future.Immigrants are a major driver of the economy in Flo...
Published: 11/13/17
Updated: 11/14/17
Military family, Rotary clubs organize salute for Vietnam veterans

Military family, Rotary clubs organize salute for Vietnam veterans

Darrell Painter has 150 years of military service in her family, including her father, her brother, her husband, her son, her daughter and a granddaughter currently enrolled at West Point.So she jumped at the chance to plan a salute for Vietnam veter...
Published: 11/10/17
Updated: 11/12/17
Sunday Conversation: Judge Daryl Manning brings military order, sensitivity to bench

Sunday Conversation: Judge Daryl Manning brings military order, sensitivity to bench

Daryl Manning has practiced law for more than 20 years but he won his first case when just a teenager in his New York City hometown. Manning’s high school created rules that he thought unfair. He complained to his parents, but his pleas fell on deaf ...
Published: 11/10/17
Updated: 11/12/17
William March: Dana Young to push for statewide fracking ban again

William March: Dana Young to push for statewide fracking ban again

State Sen. Dana Young, R-Tampa, has introduced another fracking ban bill for the coming legislative session. But it’s unclear whether it will have any better chance than last session, when it appeared ready to pass in the Senate but never got a commi...
Published: 11/10/17
Food, fun and family-feel help rev up Nativity’s annual Novmberfest

Food, fun and family-feel help rev up Nativity’s annual Novmberfest

BRANDONIn 1969, organizers probably stirred up excitement for the inaugural Nativity Catholic School Novemberfest with old school posters emblazoned with bold red letters — all caps.Today, praise for the annual event comes on Facebook, no less enthus...
Published: 11/09/17
Updated: 11/13/17
‘Transparent’ actor Ian Harvie wraps up USF lecture series

‘Transparent’ actor Ian Harvie wraps up USF lecture series

NEW TAMPA — Transgender comedian, actor, writer, storyteller and producer Ian Harvie will wrap up the University of South Florida’s fall lecture series at 8 p.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 14) in the Marshall Student Center Oval Theater, 4103 USF Cedar Circle....
Published: 11/09/17
Updated: 11/12/17
Culinary creativity on full display at Girl Scouts’ Dessert First event

Culinary creativity on full display at Girl Scouts’ Dessert First event

Jake Yergensen isn’t your typical pastry chef.Oh sure, he can whip up dozens of loaves of banana bread or miniature key lime pies in the kitchen at the Don Cesar Hotel without so much as glancing at the recipe. But the typical fare – while inviting a...
Published: 11/09/17
Updated: 11/12/17
Ernest Hooper: A salute to the students who walked out in support of teachers

Ernest Hooper: A salute to the students who walked out in support of teachers

When I was in grade school, I landed in the principal’s office and they called my mom down to the school. She arrived and delivered one stern warning: "If I have to come down to this school again, you’re going to be in trouble." "But, b...
Published: 11/09/17