Eddie Herrmann, a pillar in San Antonio, was an original

Edward Joseph Herrmann, known as “Eddie” to most everyone in San Antonio, was an original, and with his passing on Oct. 21, the community paused to reminisce about a pillar of the community. Eddie wore many hats. He was a father, a son, a husband, an uncle, a former Mayor of San Antonio, an award-winning winemaker, a writer and a respected historian. His death came on the evening of the 51st … [Read more...]

Pasco’s property tax rate is up for vote

Pasco County commissioners are scheduled to set a preliminary property tax rate, known as a millage rate, at their July 11 meeting in Dade City. The meeting starts at 10 a.m., at the Pasco County Historic Courthouse, at 37918 Meridian Ave. The rate determines how much revenue the county can collect in property taxes for fiscal year 2018. That information must be provided to the Pasco … [Read more...]

Adding a new chapter, in a family legacy

Joanne Kassebaum made a decision nearly four decades ago that has become a Kassebaum legacy. The Book Shack opened next to the Dade City post office about 37 years ago, selling mostly used paperbacks. It shifted later to a shop on Martin Luther King Boulevard. And now, it is relocated again to 14145 Seventh Ave., across from the historic Pasco County Historic Courthouse. It is situated between … [Read more...]

Union Park offers super-fast Internet speeds

Union Park is delivering the lickety-split Internet connections that homebuilders say homebuyers are increasingly putting at the top, or near the top, of their desired list of amenities. Along with the clubhouse, swimming pool, trails and green space, homebuyers are putting greater emphasis on new technology and what it adds to quality of life, homebuilders say. From Day 1, Union Park … [Read more...]

Bicycling safety on meeting agenda

San Antonio’s rolling hills are a draw for bicyclists who want scenic routes and more than flat roadway to test their bicycling skills. But, keeping mostly two-lane blacktop road lanes inviting, as well as safe, will be among topics discussed at a public meeting hosted by Pasco County Chairwoman Kathryn Starkey on Aug. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Pasco County Historic Courthouse, at … [Read more...]