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Youngsters romp at Santa’s Fun Day in Holiday

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 -

Sophia Hayes, 2, could barely contain her excitement as she waited in line to see Santa at the Santa’s Fun Day event at the J. Ben Harrill Recreation Complex.

NPR awarded U.S. 19 landscaping grant

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 -

A landscaping grant could help New Port Richey distinguish its section of U.S. 19, city council members hope.

Healthy Families treats nearly 100 children to Brunch with Santa

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 -

Smiles were in abundance among nearly 100 children at the recent Brunch with Santa put on by the Healthy Families Pasco-Hernando program.

Bell ringers make last-minute appeals for red kettle drive

Friday, Dec 19, 2014 -

The Salvation Army Pasco Corps’ 2014 red kettle campaign is entering its final lap to raise enough money to support numerous charitable programs for the commu...

Travel Inn motel to be subject of code violation hearing

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 -

Dissatisfied with progress by the owner of the Travel Inn motel to make changes, city officials have sought another code violation hearing before a special magistrat...

NPR switching to LED streetlights

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 -

LED streetlights soon will shine down upon all city streets.

NPR police to renew U.S. 19 pedestrian, bicycle safety efforts

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 -

Since 2010, New Port Richey police have been emphasizing that pedestrians must walk the line in obeying traffic laws to cut down on injuries and fatalities.

NPR puts up fence under U.S. 19 bridge to deter vagrants

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 -

Vagrants congregating under the south side of the U.S. 19 bridge over the Pithlachascotee River convinced New Port Richey officials to put up a fence to block the co...

Wilderness Wonderland to light up the night

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 -

It’s time for Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park to shine as organizers hope to dazzle spectators with Wilderness Wonderland: Celebration of Lights.

Preservation firm could tackle Hacienda assessment

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 -

The buzz continues to grow over restoration of the historic Hacienda hotel landmark, New Port Richey city officials believe.

Culver’s Restaurant eyes Port Richey

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014 -

Culver’s Restaurant appears to be proceeding with plans for a Port Richey location that would feature trademark ButterBurgers, grilled chicken sandwiches and froz...

NPR officials consider higher property maintenance rules

Friday, Dec 5, 2014 -

To help clean up the city’s image, City Council members put some finishing touches on higher maintenance standards for homes.

Volunteer Way revels in its new food bank warehouse

Friday, Dec 5, 2014 -

Lester Cypher hates moving. But the Volunteer Way CEO will make an exception for the transfer of the food bank operations to its new warehouse.

Mustache movement at Trinity hospital promotes men’s health

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 -

It was a “Mo-vember” to remember for many doctors and their supporters at Medical Center of Trinity.

School play recreates ‘First Thanksgiving’

Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 - TRINITY — Genesis School students learned the meaning behind Thanksgiving as they performed a school ◄ play.

NPR readying alcohol rule amendments

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 -

After clarifying the clarifications of the clarifications at a work session, City Council members feel confident changes to the city alcohol ordinance are ready to g...

Battle of the waistline bulge to begin Thursday

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 -

Pasco public health officials are promoting a free program to help people eat smart and move more during the holidays.

PR considers moving boat launch to Waterfront Park

Friday, Nov 21, 2014 -

An overhaul of the city’s waterfront district could include shifting the boat ramp to Waterfront Park and reserving Nicks Park for public parking.

NPR wants pedestrian walkways above U.S. 19

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 -

In hopes of reducing pedestrian traffic deaths, city officials intend to ask state lawmakers for help to fund up to three elevated walkways above U.S. 19.

Long-range plans slight West Pasco, NPR officials say

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 - Despite some reassurances from Pasco County officials last week, New Port Richey City Council members said they still believe long-range needs are being igno...

NPR to update road needs assessment

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 -

City leaders believed they were going nowhere fast with a 14-year-old priority list of street conditions and recommendations for improvements.

NPR officials plan to expand Grey Preserve

Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 -

The James E. Grey Preserve would gain nearly seven more acres once New Port Richey completes the purchase of additional land.

Transitional housing could start construction by January

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 -

Groundbreaking could happen by January for the first phase of transitional housing in Holiday, Metropolitan Ministries officials report.

Metropolitan Ministries could expand meal sites soon

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 -

Benefactors are cooking up plans to expand meal sites to the Port Richey area to serve food prepared at the new kitchen facility in Holiday.

JLINE followed beat of different drummer to survive taunts

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 - NEW PORT RICHEY — A throbbing beat of hip-hop songs and high-energy dance routines were more than enough to get the Schrader Elementary student body clapping, applauding, screaming and singing along Monday when JLINE...

Fanfare surrounds NPR’s 90th birthday

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 -

What a long, strange trip it’s been, New Port Richey leaders, past and present, marveled during the 90th birthday party of the founding of the city.

NPR seeks contractor to assess Hacienda repair needs

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 -

The Hacienda hotel is nearing another milestone in its 87-year history as city officials seek a contractor to determine the amount of repairs necessary before the h...

Breast cancer survivor due to give birth soon

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 - WESLEY CHAPEL — Rachell Moodie won’t attend Saturday’s Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk but the breast cancer survivor has a pretty good excuse: She was scheduled to give birth this week to her ba...

Coastal redevelopment plan continues to take shape

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 -

An action plan for the U.S. 19 corridor is emerging as city and county officials narrow sites to two potential areas to begin redevelopment of West Pasco, they annou...

Rowdies fans turn out by hundreds for exhibition

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 -

Hundreds of West Pasco soccer fans gathered Tuesday night at W.H. Jack Mitchell Jr. Park to watch the Tampa Bay Rowdies team practice and drill.

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