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TAMPA CHAPTER FAMU NAA PRESENTS CHECK DURING ENDOWMENT GALA

TAMPA CHAPTER FAMU NAA PRESENTS CHECK DURING ENDOWMENT GALA                      The Tampa Chapter of Florida A&M University National Alumni Association (NAA) presented a check in the amount of $52,000 to the Florida A&M University Foundation. The presentation was made earlier this month when the Scholarship Gala was held at the DoubleTree Hotel. Tampa Bay […]

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FAMILY MEMBERS LAUNCH FOUNDATION TO ASSIST SINGLE PARENTS

FAMILY MEMBERS LAUNCH FOUNDATION TO ASSIST SINGLE PARENTS                     The family of a local educator launched the Gwendolyn M. Baker Foundation on April 6, 2019, at Mt. Olive A. M. E. Church. Mrs. Baker was an Early Childhood educator in the Hillsborough County School System for 25 years, 23 of those years were […]

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TAMPA CITY COUNCIL PRESENTS COMMENDATION TO PHOTOGRAPHER

TAMPA CITY COUNCIL PRESENTS COMMENDATION TO PHOTOGRAPHER                     The Tampa City Council recognized Jerry Brunson Thursday morning for his dedicated service and contribution to the Tampa Bay Community for over 30 years as a professional photographer. In part, the commendation read: “In 1988, the Florida Sentinel BulletinNewspaper gave you your first start when […]

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SENIORS ARE STILL TALKING ABOUT BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM 

SENIORS ARE STILL TALKING ABOUT BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM                      The senior citizens who attend the Phyllis Busansky Adult Day Care Center are still talking about all the fun they had during the Black History Program. They modeled their fashions, played games and enjoyed great food. The Center is located at 4102 W. Spruce […]

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Former Police Chief Wins Mayoral Seat

JANE CASTOR … Elected Mayor JOSEPH CITRO … District 1 Representative JOHN DINGFELDER … District 3 Representative   ORLANDO GUDES … District 5 Representative   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   On Tuesday, the political season for the City of Tampa came to an end. Voters selected the new Mayor as well as...

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Renowned Poet Nikki Giovanni Tells GEBA Audience To ’Stand Up For What’s Right’

Poet, author, writer, commentator, activist and educator, Nikki Giovanni was the Keynote Speaker for the GEBA Scholarship Banquet. (Photo by Ricky Roberts)                   Giovanni (4th from left) posed with several members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.   BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer                   So just how gutsy is Nikki Giovanni? Here’s an example.                   The...

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Journey From Middleton’s IB Academy Leads Young Woman To West Point, Now To Mayor Of City In Oklahoma

MAYOR KATHERINE RICE …Presiding over a board meeting             Mayor Rice was named “Woman of the Year” at the Women Of Color Expo in Lawton, OK.   BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor   When Katherine Kylila Bullard was a student in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program at George S. Middleton High School, her thoughts were...

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Tysha Porter: From High School Dropout To HCC’s New Student Gov’t President

            Tysha Porter will lead Student Government at HCC Ybor Campus.     BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer                   Next month, Tysha Porter, 26, will take an oath as the next Student Government Association president at Hillsborough Community College’s Ybor City campus.                   It’s an accomplishment that just months ago, she wasn’t sure she could...

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Educator To Receive USF’s ‘Distinguished Citizen Award’

DORETHA EDGECOMB …To receive USF’s highest non-academic award   BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor               Ms. Doretha Wynn Edgecomb was surprised and overwhelmed, when she received a letter recently from the Office of the President, University of South Florida, Judy Genshaft, President. The letter announced that she would be presented the University’s “Distinguished Citizen...

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Woman Charged With DUI In Hit And Run Accident

DANIELLE SWANSON   A 34-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday night and charged with hit and run. The accident took place on Davis Island shortly before 9 p.m. According to Tampa Police, the victim was walking eastbound across E. Davis Blvd., when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle drove around the...

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Two Men Wanted For Breaking Into Cars

CAR BURGLARY SUSPECT   The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two men in connection with several burglaries. The offenses took place on April 20th, just before 4 a.m. According to police, the two men entered several vehicles in the area of Littlewood Court and Woodway Drive. While in the vehicles one of the...

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Man Jailed For Breaking Into Homes Using Remotes

QUENTIN HARGROVE               A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged with four counts of burglary. He is alleged to have broken into two homes and several cars. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, on April 19th, around 7 p.m., deputies responded to the 4000 block of Pennsbury Drive. When they arrived, they...

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