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Pasco considering mandatory cat licensing

Pasco considering mandatory cat licensing

PORT RICHEY — The days of cats unfettered by licensing requirements could end in the near future if Pasco County requires pet owners to get licenses for felines.
Published: 05/17/16
Hittin’ the Road raises $14,000 for Gulfside Hospice

Hittin’ the Road raises $14,000 for Gulfside Hospice

NEW PORT RICHEY — More than 100 motorcyclists toured Pasco County during the Hittin’ the Road for Hospice, raising more than $14,000 for Gulfside Hospice.
Published: 05/17/16
Cougar Cage at Bishop Larkin mimics ‘Shark Tank’ TV show

Cougar Cage at Bishop Larkin mimics ‘Shark Tank’ TV show

PORT RICHEY — During the recent Career Week, Bishop Larkin Catholic School students got to channel their inner “Shark Tank,” the CNBC business-pitch TV contest show.
Published: 05/17/16
Charity drives reflect generosity of area residents, officials say

Charity drives reflect generosity of area residents, officials say

NEW PORT RICHEY — Area residents have opened their purse strings wide and donated nearly $23,500 to charities through fundraisers at the Pasco County Tax Collector’s Office during just the first four months of 2016....
Published: 05/17/16
Most bicyclists fear getting hit by vehicle when sharing road

Most bicyclists fear getting hit by vehicle when sharing road

NEW PORT RICHEY — Many bicycle riders feel they are not respected by motorists and must fight for their place on the road, according to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse survey.
Published: 05/17/16
Salt Springs State Park improvements loom

Salt Springs State Park improvements loom

PORT RICHEY — State officials kick-started a dormant construction project to add $1.7 million of improvements to Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park.
Published: 05/13/16
Updated: 05/16/16
Odyssey of Mind group previews Aesop’s Fables play for fans

Odyssey of Mind group previews Aesop’s Fables play for fans

ELFERS — Odyssey of the Mind team members from Mittye P. Locke Elementary School treated their fans and sponsors to a sneak preview of the original play they will perform at World Finals.
Published: 05/12/16
Stamp Out Hunger to help restock Volunteer Way food bank

Stamp Out Hunger to help restock Volunteer Way food bank

NEW PORT RICHEY — U.S. Postal Service letter carriers intend to deliver on a pledge to help feed hungry people in the community.
Published: 05/12/16
Private school students urge people to soar to new heights

Private school students urge people to soar to new heights

NEW PORT RICHEY — Breaking chains and soaring skyward like a butterfly were messages delivered at a Holocaust Remembrance Day event at a New Port Richey private school.
Published: 05/12/16
Starkey Wilderness Park offers family fun

Starkey Wilderness Park offers family fun

People go camping for a myriad of reasons, not the least of which are to create lasting memories with their families and friends, connect with nature and enjoy an inexpensive vacation.
Published: 05/11/16