Sponsors are being sought for the September 23 Brand New Day Gala, the fifth annual such event to support the University Area Community Development Corporation (CDC). This fifth annual gala will raise much-needed funds for the University Area CDC, which works to improve the economic, education and social levels ofContinue Reading

Imaginarium has confirmed more details for August Tampa Comic-con as their lineup of celebrity media and comic book guests grows and grows. The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus, Daredevil‘s Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter from Jessica Jones and Jon Bernthal (Punisher on Daredevil, new series coming from Netflix/Marvel) top the listContinue Reading

On Wednesday, July 6, the Florida Muslim community will celebrate the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan with communal prayers. [NOTE: Ramadan is the month on the Islamic lunar calendar during which Muslims abstain from food, drink and other sensual pleasures from break of dawn to sunset. Consult localContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office, one of the country’s largest sheriff’s departments, is critically short on deputies, creating a major stress for coverage against threats of terrorism, drunk driving, and general public safety. “We do have a shortage, but I can tell you right now we have no shortage of dedicationContinue Reading

A Robinson High School teacher has been charged with soliciting a female student for sex using Facebook and Kik. Timothy Sean Falls Jr., has been  charged with solicitation to commit an unlawful sexual act with a minor 16-24 and use of an electronic device to solicit/entice/lure a minor. Falls, 29, taught socialContinue Reading

A babysitter working with Care.com has been arrested for showing a 10-year-old boy in his care how to set off chemical acid bombs, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says. Identified as Joshua Stephen Lapin-Bertone, the Tampa man has been charged with four counts of Making/Placing/Discharging a Destructive Device and four counts of Child AbuseContinue Reading

Hillsborough County leaders gathered today at Tampa Bay Tech High School to celebrate the launch of the Manufacturing Alliance of Hillsborough County.  The Alliance is the next phase in the county-wide initiative to increase awareness of career opportunities in the manufacturing sector. The goal of the Alliance is to raiseContinue Reading