Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Pasco News

Pasco Deputies: Man climbs into bed with sleeping woman after multiple burglaries

Pasco Deputies: Man climbs into bed with sleeping woman after multiple burglaries

NEW PORT RICHEY — A man who ended a series of burglaries by breaking into the home of a sleeping woman, where he climbed into her bed, was arrested Monday afternoon, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.Russel Smith, 42, now faces three felony char...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Bluegrass and a traditional Thanksgiving meal on tap at annual Sertoma festival

Bluegrass and a traditional Thanksgiving meal on tap at annual Sertoma festival

SPRING LAKE — When it comes to traditional fare, picking, fiddling, harmonizing and a whole lot of foot-stomping make for the main course at the annual Thanksgiving Bluegrass Festival.Since 1980, the event, which will be Nov. 23 to 25 at the Sertoma ...
Published: 11/17/17

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Nov. 24

FestivalsThanksgiving Bluegrass Festival: The festival continues Nov. 24 and 25 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, south of Spring Lake. Featuring a variety of bluegrass groups, such as Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Town Mountain, Danny Pa...
Published: 11/16/17
Updated: 11/18/17
Comfort foods, entertainment highlight Mac and Cheese Festival

Comfort foods, entertainment highlight Mac and Cheese Festival

SPRING HILL — With all its cheesy goodness, it’s no wonder macaroni and cheese is considered one of the country’s top comfort foods. And what better way to celebrate it than to create a festival around it?Say Cheese Please 4 Grilled Cheese Promotions...
Published: 11/16/17
Pasco mines for answers on controversial limerock plan

Pasco mines for answers on controversial limerock plan

Pasco commissioners are about to be asked their definition of rural-agricultural lifestyle.Is it a cluster of homes on a multi-acre lots owned and occupied by gentlemen farmers and horse enthusiasts where the former serenity might be interrupted by a...
Published: 11/15/17
Updated: 11/18/17
Pasco school district proposes future changes to west-side elementary and middle school zones

Pasco school district proposes future changes to west-side elementary and middle school zones

Plans to erase the attendance boundaries for Ridgewood High School have grabbed all the attention.But the Pasco County school district also has proposed changes to west-side elementary and middle school zones for consideration this fall.They’re just ...
Published: 11/15/17
Updated: 11/16/17
Wiregrass Ranch laser-focused on one tough task: beating Lakeland

Wiregrass Ranch laser-focused on one tough task: beating Lakeland

WESLEY CHAPEL — The loquaciousness will return soon enough. But now, this week, Mark Kantor doesn’t really have the time.His focus, and Kantor hopes that of the Wiregrass Ranch High football team he coaches, is completely on Lakeland.The Bulls have b...
Published: 11/15/17
Updated: 11/16/17
Holiday neighbors worried about neighbor’s shooting range

Holiday neighbors worried about neighbor’s shooting range

HOLIDAY — A piece of paper is pinned to a wooden fence off Jarvis Street.The laminated piece of Florida legislation is John Rodanhisler’s way of saying that the private shooting range he’s set up on his 7.25 acres is his right. The property is tucked...
Published: 11/15/17
New incubator seeks to aid west Pasco businesses

New incubator seeks to aid west Pasco businesses

NEW PORT RICHEY — Sara Melucci is a bit of a nomad.In the less than two years she and her husband have owned Gulf Coast Heating & Cooling, she has worked from a former city-owned business incubator in New Port Richey, her home in Spring Hill, the Pa...
Published: 11/15/17
The Volunteer Way strives to fight hunger in Pasco

The Volunteer Way strives to fight hunger in Pasco

PORT RICHEY — On the second Monday of the month, Joseph Scagliozzi lines up early for a box of food at The Volunteer Way warehouse on Congress Street. It’s a modest offering — a godsend of donated canned goods, peanut butter, rice, pasta, sweets, bev...
Published: 11/15/17