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Northwest Hillsborough & New Tampa

  1. Henderson: Young's anti-fracking bill holds promise


    The campaign to represent District 18 in the Florida Senate was nasty, with charges and counter-charges flying to the point where voters might have been tempted to hide under the covers.

  2. Holidays go 'old school' in Lutz

    Human Interest

    LUTZ — For weeks, volunteers have unpacked boxes, hung lights, set up miniature villages, decorated Christmas trees and prepared a 89-year old structure for visitors.

  3. Clinic opens to meet diverse needs


    A new medical center providing culturally-relevant health care focused on patient convenience and personalized attention opened earlier this week.

  4. New club features heart rate program


    Joe Romeo and Tim Forrest started out in the fitness industry as personal trainers many years ago, and the two friends continue to help people get fit.

  5. 'Missing in Florida Day' event at USF to draw attention to crisis of missing persons


    TAMPA — More than 3,200 people are missing in Florida. Countrywide, that number tops 84,000.

  6. Limona Village Chapel celebrates a century of faith


    On Dec. 4, Limona Village Chapel in Brandon celebrates 100 years.

  7. Lutz Arts Fest bounces back after one-year hiatus


    ODESSA — A long-standing arts festival with more than 350 exhibitors returns this weekend at a new location after a year of forced hiatus.

  8. Westchase's Cycle Extreme in puts a fun spin on fitness


    Twenty years ago, Deb Zinovoy was first introduced to spinning and she has been hooked ever since.

  9. Rough Rider smoothly moves into role as first woman president

    Human Interest

    Bonnie Stofer is the first woman to carry the title of Lt. Col. in the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment "Rough Riders," a Tampa krewe based on President Theodore Roosevelt and his famous cavalry. In her role, she serves as the 39th president of the nonprofit organization formed nearly 40 years ago to create a tribute …

  10. Garden at Lutz home fills with rare plant

    Home and Garden

    The gardens of Barry Schwartz and Debby DeGraaff in Lutz have been growing for 21 years with gorgeous and very unusual plants.