Florida detectives are investigating the death of a toddler who was in foster care and about to be adopted. 17-month-old Aedyn Agminalis died last Sunday after being taken off life support and now the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has opened a criminal investigation. The boy suffered from bleeding on the brain,Continue Reading

“Vote Anti-Abortion” will be the message from Created Equal to citizens as a voter-education campaign comes to Tampa on November 3, 2016 and St. Petersburg on November 5. This initiative travels across the swing states of Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida in the days before the 2016 Presidential election. The “Vote Anti-Abortion” FloridaContinue Reading

Children in grades three through seven will get the chance to play street hockey with Tampa Bay Lightning hockey players at the University Area Community Development Corporation (University Area CDC)’s free Tampa Bay Lightning Street Hockey Clinic on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Children will participate in street hockeyContinue Reading

The Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center is offering enriching music classes for children as young as newborn. Music Together – In partnership with Allisongs for Tots, the Patel Conservatory offers Music Together, for newborns through five year-olds. This internationally recognized music and movement program is for children and theirContinue Reading

The University Area Community Development Corporation (University Area CDC) invites children ages nine to 14 to participate in an eight-week basketball league, beginning Thursday, Oct. 17. Registration will be held October 3-14 by calling 813.558.5212 or stopping by the University Area CDC Community Center, where practices and games will takeContinue Reading

The University Area Community Development Corporation (CDC) has been awarded a $423,000 community development block grant from Hillsborough County. An additional $90,000 was raised Friday, Sept. 23 at the University Area CDC’s fifth annual gala. Funds from the grant and the gala will go toward the creation of a sevenContinue Reading

Parents across Florida shopping for the upcoming school year get a smaller, shorter back-to-school sales tax holiday than last year. The Florida 2016 Sales Tax Holiday is only this weekend as legislators rejected Gov. Rick Scott’s plan for ten full days. Florida state officials also recently voted to cut allowances on clothing,Continue Reading

The U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for Cancer rankings were released Tuesday and it was amazing news for the Moffitt Cancer Center, now ranked at number six on the list, rising from number 18 in 2015, making the facility the top ranked cancer hospital in the Southeast and in the state ofContinue Reading

Move over Tampa, St. Petersburg looks like the front-runner to become home to the first Cuban consulate in the United States in more than five decades. The Cuban Consular General and his deputy from the embassy in Washington, D.C. visited St. Petersburg over the weekend, but they did more than justContinue Reading

The University of Tampa’s ban all smoking and tobacco use on campus takes effect today. The policy, which was announced in January, bans smoking and use of tobacco of all types, including electronic cigarettes, chew tobacco, hookah, cigar and cigarette smoking. This ban includes all UT students, employees, including contractors,Continue Reading

Dixon Hughes Goodman, a U.S. top 20 public accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Brian Kilbane will serve as Office Managing Partner of its Tampa Bay, Florida office, which focuses primarily on serving the insurance industry. With more than 15 years of insurance industry experience, including three yearsContinue Reading

State Rep. Edwin Narain (D-Tampa) says senior care living facility University Village is a “modern day fraud” as complaints mount from both residents and the staff. “Unfortunately, the residents have been taken advantage of, and so have the employees of this facility,” Rep. Narain said, referring to workers who claimContinue Reading

Suzanne M. Klinker, Director, Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, released the statement below. Read this editorial online at:  www.baypines.va.gov/features/20160713.asp From Klinkler: There has been a lot of discussion and media coverage of recent about the Commission on Care and the report the group released publicly that included recommendations for the futureContinue Reading

Transgender students will have bathroom options in all Hillsborough County schools, a spokesperson for the district said Tuesday. Every school will designate at least one “universal” bathroom in their school by the beginning of the next school year, making it available to every student. “There will at least be one, possiblyContinue Reading