Under Construction 08/21/2019

Chapel Creek Amenity Center The Chapel Creek residential community soon will have some new recreational options. The Chapel Creek Amenity Center is being built at 6405 Clifton Down Drive in Zephyrhills. The 1,258-square-foot facility will have a playground, a mail kiosk, a pool cabana, restrooms, utility rooms and a storage room. There is no official completion or open date … [Read more...]

Improvements expected at U.S. 41-Sunset Lane intersection

Traffic heading west on Sunset Lane in Lutz often stacks up, as motorists who want to turn left onto U.S. 41 wait for their chance to do so. Sometimes they’ll be stuck there for several light cycles, and the traffic behind them backs up on Sunset Lane. Hillsborough County and the Florida Department of Transportation have come up with some proposed improvements, and the county held an … [Read more...]

Boy Scouts build a new pathway at Lutz Nature Park

It was the break of dawn, and while many were spending their Saturday sleeping in — members from Boy Scout Troop 12 were hard at work at Lutz Nature Park. Equipped with rakes and shovels, the youths were building a new sidewalk, under the direction of Luke Romesburg, a 15-year-old leading the effort in his pursuit for the rank of Eagle Scout. The Lutz Nature Park recently had constructed … [Read more...]

Local donors help propel playground development

A new playground designed to be welcoming for children with disabilities is planned for Wesley Chapel District Park, and the project got a big boost from some local donors. The Wesley Chapel Rotary Club, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel and the Lennar Foundation are contributing a combined total of $125,000 to help Pasco County pay for the project. The Pasco County Commission recognized the … [Read more...]

How to stay safe while enjoying the water

Although summer is winding down — being safe around water is a year-round pursuit. Practical tips to help avoid danger, in or near water, can make a difference for both experienced and non-experienced swimmers. In fact, infants are being encouraged to get acquainted with swimming before learning to walk. “The earlier you start, the better,” said Maggie Mueller, site manager at the Seal … [Read more...]

Health and Wellness Fair focuses on the elderly

A free community Health and Wellness Fair, held recently in Land O’ Lakes,  focused on services that are available to the elderly, as they face changes in mind and body. The Aug. 1 event was hosted by Keystone Place at Terra Bella, 2200 Livingston Road, which offers residential options for independent living, assisted living and memory care. Bryan D’Onofrio spoke at the event on behalf of … [Read more...]

Under Construction 08/07/2019

Edmonson Electric Edmonson Electric Inc., is set to open an office warehouse at 5611 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. The two-story building will consist of two dozen offices, several breakrooms and an indoor gym. Construction on the 22,000-square-foot facility began in January and is scheduled to wrap up in August. The grand opening is expected in September. Jammin Car Wash Motorists … [Read more...]

Wiregrass Ranch High uses online orientation

Virtual orientation was back by popular demand at Wiregrass Ranch High School. The online amenity, offered Aug. 1 to Aug. 6, provided an alternative to help Wiregrass Ranch students get situated for the coming school year, which begins for students on Aug. 12. The option allowed students who are returning to Wiregrass Ranch, and their parents, to view class schedules without being present on … [Read more...]

Police officers help kids start school year in style

Eleven-year-old Jayden Boykin made his way from one aisle to the next, as he went shopping for school clothes with his new buddy – Officer Troy Fulford of the Dade City Police Department. The police officer and fifth-grader were on a mission, to make sure Jayden will look fashionable for his first day back at Rodney B. Cox Elementary School. The pair was among those taking part in the … [Read more...]

Medical Center of Trinity marks a first in Tampa Bay area

Medical Center of Trinity is the first medical institution in the Tampa Bay area to use the CorPath GRX system – a robotic-assisted device used in coronary care. The hospital had a celebration on July 30 to unveil the device to the public. Dr. Patrick Cambier, an interventional cardiologist at the medical center, has had the opportunity to operate using the new device. “We’re very … [Read more...]