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NPR Methodist congregation holds centennial service

NPR Methodist congregation holds centennial service

NEW PORT RICHEY — The congregation at First United Methodist Church of New Port Richey heeded the Biblical instructions to make a joyful noise unto the Lord during recent centennial celebrations.
Published: 02/25/15

Main Street program asks NPR to double its contribution

NEW PORT RICHEY — With an economic rebound taking shape, Greater New Port Richey Main Street officials appealed for more funds to expand the nonprofit organization’s role in promoting the city.
Published: 02/25/15

Drivers face tougher penalties for fleeing crash scenes

BROOKSVILLE — Florida has experienced an alarming increase in the number of fatal hit and run crashes during the last two years, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Published: 02/25/15
Wood carvers show to feature walking stick artisan

Wood carvers show to feature walking stick artisan

HUDSON — A former New York park director who creates walking sticks has been chosen as featured carver for this year’s Calusa Wood Carvers Show and Sale .
Published: 02/25/15
Colonial Hills leaders refocus mission on revitalization

Colonial Hills leaders refocus mission on revitalization

HOLIDAY — In an age of social media and instant communications by smartphones, some civic association leaders wonder how many community clubhouses can remain relevant.
Published: 02/24/15
Show sparks excitement among student audience

Show sparks excitement among student audience

NEW PORT RICHEY — Some 1,200 students got a jolt of excitement when performers cranked up Tesla induction coils that brought some 600,000 volts to the stage at Center for the Arts at River Ridge.
Published: 02/24/15
Construction begins on Holiday transitional housing

Construction begins on Holiday transitional housing

HOLIDAY — Construction has started in earnest as bulldozers clear the Holiday site where transitional housing will be built to help homeless people get back on their feet.
Published: 02/24/15
Developers break ground on Wesley Chapel ice skating complex

Developers break ground on Wesley Chapel ice skating complex

WESLEY CHAPEL — Developers held a ground-breaking ceremony on Florida’s largest ice skating facility this morning in Pasco County....
Published: 02/24/15

Land O’ Lakes courthouse plan still in works

LAND O’ LAKES — Pasco commissioners say they plan to move forward with the planned criminal courthouse in Land O’ Lakes, but they still need to figure out a way to pay for it.
Published: 02/23/15
Music often benefits heart health, local doctor emphasizes

Music often benefits heart health, local doctor emphasizes

TRINITY — Cardiologist Carlos Bayron puts his “Heart and Soul” into his work, as he explained at a recent Heart Month lecture at Medical Center of Trinity.
Published: 02/21/15