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The 6th annual MLK Day of Service is underway

The 6th annual MLK Day of Service is underway

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – The 2018 MLK Day of Service was kicked off with the fourth installment of the …

9-11 Angels promoting fire safety

9-11 Angels promoting fire safety

Yolanda McCloud   BY CINDY CARTER, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – As part of the MLK Day of Service on Jan. 15, local organization …

Inspiring youth to create their ‘New I.M.A.G.E.’

Inspiring youth to create their ‘New I.M.A.G.E.’

Bro. John Muhammad   BY J.A. JONES, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – The Community Development and Training Center, Inc. (CDAT) …

Reaching out to those in need

Reaching out to those in need

Marsha Chaney   BY CINDY CARTER, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Thousands of people are homeless in St. Petersburg, many on the …

Martial arts school links leadership to King’s legacy

Martial arts school links leadership to King’s legacy

Shihan Walter Evans   BY J.A. JONES, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – As part of Shihan School of Survival’s 2018 MLK Day of Service …

I AM: Emanuel M.W. Stewart

I AM: Emanuel M.W. Stewart

BY GWEN REESE Emanuel M. W.  Stewart was an educator, role model and leader. Educated in a one-room school near Ocala, he was certified to …

The necessity of her presence

The necessity of her presence

Gwendolyn “Gwen” Sawyer Cherry   Have your colleagues ever thought of you as a “curiosity” simply because people with your …

Florida CraftArt presents: Ya La’ford: GLYPHS

Florida CraftArt presents: Ya La’ford: GLYPHS

  ST. PETERSBURG — Florida CraftArt presents “Ya La’ford: GLYPHS” featuring the artist’s world-renown linear and cyclical …

Exploring Dr. King’s dream through the theater

Exploring Dr. King’s dream through the theater

BY JOYCE NANETTE JOHNSON, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – The “We the People” theme of the 2017-18 theatrical season at American Stage …

City Theatre fights hunger

City Theatre fights hunger

BY JEFFREY ZANKER, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Kristin Demers-Crowell wanted to get her children involved in a local community …

Pinellas County Schools Choice Program application period now

Pinellas County Schools Choice Program application period now

PINELLAS COUNTY – A growing list of 70 choice programs are now being offered by Pinellas County Schools. The district’s high-quality …

Pinellas County Schools Pre-K and VPK programs

Pinellas County Schools Pre-K and VPK programs

  Pinellas County Schools is updating its online application process for Prekindergarten for three year olds and Voluntary …

K-H Edutainment working for students

K-H Edutainment working for students

  BY CINDY CARTER, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Students always need a little encouragement and a helping hand to succeed in both …

Helping families cross the education finish line

Helping families cross the education finish line

BY J.A. JONES, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Aiming to encourage educational achievement for St. Petersburg’s families and students, …

EveryDay Hero feeding the hungry

EveryDay Hero feeding the hungry

BY KARIN DAVIS-THOMPSON, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – The non-profit organization EveryDay Hero Project will be able to donate more …

Sprucing up the neighborhood

Sprucing up the neighborhood

Last year’s Habitat for Humanity’s MLK Day of Service set out to paint as many homes as possible on Walton Street South in Midtown. …

Sojourner Truth Center garden rejuvenation project

Sojourner Truth Center garden rejuvenation project

BY JEFFREY ZANKER, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Winnie Foster was strolling in Office Depot one day when she noticed two young boys …

Keeping hope alive on MLK Day

Keeping hope alive on MLK Day

BY CINDY CARTER, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Fibromyalgia is a debilitating disease that disables its sufferers, preventing them from …

Keeping baby safe workshop

Keeping baby safe workshop

Volunteer Coordinator Geneva Stephens and Carole Alexander, executive director of The Next STEPP Life Center at the center’s 2017 MLK Day …

TRANSFORMED: Community Unity Day

TRANSFORMED: Community Unity Day

Deborah Saatoff, Program Chairperson at the 2017 TRANSFORMED MLK Day of Service project   BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. …

Bringing families closer together

Bringing families closer together

BY KARIN DAVIS-THOMPSON, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — The Zeta Gamma Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will be one of the …

Youths taking charge and giving back

Youths taking charge and giving back

BY CINDY CARTER, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Local youths are making a difference around the city and securing a better future for …

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