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Homes for homeless families

Homes for homeless families

By Allen A. Buchanan, Staff Writer St. Petersburg – Damien, Elisha, and Joshua watched in awe as their mother Lisa Schipper cut the red …

Stroke survivors sharing stories

Stroke survivors sharing stories

ST. PETERSBURG — Each year, nearly 130,000 Americans die from stroke. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), African …

2016 Kidz World graduates

2016 Kidz World graduates

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Parents, extended family and friends all gathered Sat., May 21 at Bethel Community …

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority to host 2016 Little Miss Pink Petals Pageant

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority to host 2016 Little Miss Pink Petals Pageant

The ladies of Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. are proud to announce the 2016 Little Miss Pink Petals …

Johnie and Rosemary Kitchen celebrate 57 years of marriage

Johnie and Rosemary Kitchen celebrate 57 years of marriage

BY JOYCE NANETTE JOHNSONS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG —Johnie and Rosemary Kitchen celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary May 20.  …

Gibbs Class of 1968, Inc. awards scholarships to 15 graduates

Gibbs Class of 1968, Inc. awards scholarships to 15 graduates

BY VALERIE B. WILLIAMS, Contributor Photos: George ‘Pop’ Lancaster ST. PETERSBURG — Fifteen graduating seniors from five different …

Spotlighting foster grandparents at Fairmount Park

Spotlighting foster grandparents at Fairmount Park

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay, Inc. manages volunteers to meet the challenges of …

Lilly Lawrence McKnight: 84 years young

Lilly Lawrence McKnight: 84 years young

By Allen A. Buchanan, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Lilly Lawrence McKnight was surrounded by friends and family who came from as far …

Building Lives in Our Community forum

Building Lives in Our Community forum

BY FRANK DROUZAS, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – It was Sunday afternoon. Many people were watching the Heat get trounced by the Raptors …

10 years at the helm

10 years at the helm

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Pastor and First Lady Clark and Debbie Hazely celebrated with a room full of family, …

Eradicating illiteracy in south St. Pete

Eradicating illiteracy in south St. Pete

By LAURA MULROONEY, Neighborhood News Bureau ST. PETERSBURG — When a child reads a book, they’re shown the entrance to a world …

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