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COACHES PARTICIPATE IN FREDDIE SOLOMON MEMORIAL YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP ‘BLACK LIVES MATTER’ PEACEFUL PROTEST DRAWS LARGE CROWD TAMPA BAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON CLASSMATES FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UNITE AT 50-YEAR REUNION
 
COACHES PARTICIPATE IN FREDDIE SOLOMON MEMORIAL YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP

COACHES PARTICIPATE IN FREDDIE SOLOMON MEMORIAL YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP

COACHES PARTICIPATE IN FREDDIE SOLOMON MEMORIAL YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP    Several community coaches of youth leagues and teams participated recently in the Freddie Solomon Memorial Youth Football Camp. The camp was held on the campus of the University of Tampa, where Solomon played his college football. Professionally, Solomon played for the Miami Dolphins and San […]

‘BLACK LIVES MATTER’ PEACEFUL PROTEST DRAWS LARGE CROWD

‘BLACK LIVES MATTER’ PEACEFUL PROTEST DRAWS LARGE CROWD

‘BLACK LIVES MATTER’ PEACEFUL PROTEST DRAWS LARGE CROWD                   Recently, several members of the Tampa community joined members of “Black Lives Matter” at the Centennial Park in Ybor City. The event drew people from all walks of life and many parents brought their children to participate in the event. Some members of the Tampa […]

TAMPA BAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

TAMPA BAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

TAMPA BAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON The Tampa Bay Advisory Committee hosted an ‘Appreciation Luncheon’ recently at the Robert W. Saunders Library. The event was held to show appreciation to members of the committee for its services, those who volunteer and to recognize minority businesses. Among those in attendance from left to right were: Joseph […]

CLASSMATES FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UNITE AT 50-YEAR REUNION

CLASSMATES FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UNITE AT 50-YEAR REUNION

CLASSMATES FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UNITE AT 50-YEAR REUNION The Middleton High School Class of 1966 held its 50-year reunion recently with several activities at the DoubleTree Hotel. Many of those in the class were classmates from elementary school at College Hill Elementary to Middleton High School. Those who attended the reunion from College Hill are: […]

Buccaneers Waive Guard Who Was Shot Last Month

Buccaneers Waive Guard Who Was Shot Last Month

25 July 2016

  DOMINIQUE ROBERTSON …..waived by the Bucs.   The pre-season moves continue for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they have announced, two days before rookies report for training camp, that they have waived guard Dominique Robertson who was shot twice in the leg last month while visiting relatives in California.      Robertson, 22, had gotten […]

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Woman Pleads Guilty In Tax  Fraud Case

Woman Pleads Guilty In Tax Fraud Case

25 July 2016

 LATOSHA STRONG … Awaiting Sentencing   A Tampa woman may learn her fate on Wednesday in a tax fraud case. She pleaded guilty to theft of government property in connection with a plea agreement. Ms. LaTosha Strong, 39, of Tampa, is scheduled to appear before a federal judge in the Middle District of Florida for […]

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Postal Worker Charged With Theft Of Checks And Credit Cards

Postal Worker Charged With Theft Of Checks And Credit Cards

25 July 2016

  MARIO MENDEZ   A Tampa postal worker was arrested at his home last Thursday. He was charged with the theft of credit cards, treasury checks, and U. S. Mail. According to the criminal complaint, police uncovered the theft after arresting another man, who identified the postal worker. On May 26th, police went to the […]

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Hospital Employee Featured In Former Reporter’s Book

Hospital Employee Featured In Former Reporter’s Book

25 July 2016

                 Delwyn Collins is shown with former reporter Deanna Lawrence at a book signing earlier this month.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   For thirty years, Ms. Deanna Lawrence served as a reporter, anchor, and producer for FOX 13 News. She is credited with producing “What’s Right with Tampa Bay.” After retiring, […]

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Five Arrested For Vehicle Burglaries

Five Arrested For Vehicle Burglaries

25 July 2016

CRAY AUSTIN       According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, five people have been arrested for allegedly committing several vehicle burglaries. On July 19th at 4:50 a. m., at the intersection of Causeway Boulevard and Providence Lakes Boulevard, deputies located a vehicle that been suspected of being involved in several vehicle burglaries. Authorities followed the […]

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Skimmer Operation Results In Device Being Found At Gas Station

Skimmer Operation Results In Device Being Found At Gas Station

25 July 2016

This skimmer was found at a St. Petersburg BP Gas Station. On July 22nd, police conducted a skimmer operation at 15 gas stations throughout St. Petersburg.  Each station had prior skimmer incidents in the past. During the operation, one skimmer was found at a BP Station, 4125 16th Street, North

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Murder Suspect Surrenders To Police

Murder Suspect Surrenders To Police

25 July 2016

TAURUS RANDALL FREDERICK …..surrendered to police on a charge of first-degree murder.   St. Petersburg Police report that on July 23rd just after 10 a. m., wanted suspect, Taurus Randall Frederick, 36, walked into the St. Petersburg Police Department to turn himself in for the first-degree murder of Jeron Anthony Davis. On June 20th at […]

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Officers Use Taser On Man For Resisting Arrest Playing Pokemon Go

Officers Use Taser On Man For Resisting Arrest Playing Pokemon Go

25 July 2016

 DAVID T. MASTROTOTARO-BAERMUDE Tampa Police had to use a taser on a 20-year-old man who was so focused on playing Pokemon Go, he refused to leave Ballast Point Park. Police said about 150 people were in the park after it closed last Thursday. Neighbors complained about how many still were there at 10:30 p.m. When […]

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘A PSA For A Convicted Felon’

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘A PSA For A Convicted Felon’

25 July 2016

A PSA For A Convicted Felon   BY CLARENCE BARR, II        Earlier this month Reverend Willie Dixon was granted a full pardon by Florida Governor Rick Scott. For Rev. Dixon, 84, the pardon completely restores the rights he lost after becoming a convicted felon over half a century ago. If anyone is deserving […]

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President Obama Will Do Interview On TODAY Show To Air Wednesday

President Obama Will Do Interview On TODAY Show To Air Wednesday

25 July 2016

  As his party convenes a historic nominating convention in Philadelphia, President Barack Obama will speak exclusively with  the Today Show’s, Savannah Guthrie. The pair will sit down at the White House for an interview to air Wednesday on TODAY, the same day President Obama addresses the Democratic National Convention. A portion of the interview will be […]

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First Lady Michelle Obama Featured On Carpool Karokee With James Corden

First Lady Michelle Obama Featured On Carpool Karokee With James Corden

25 July 2016

  First Lady Michelle Obama, Missy Elliott and show host, James Corden. In between belting Stevie Wonder, dancing to Beyoncé and delighting in a surprise appearance from Missy Elliott, first lady Michelle Obama brought up a serious message during her appearance on “The Late Late Show with James Corden”: the importance of educating girls around the […]

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Clinton And Trump Poll Tied Leading Into Democratic Convention

Clinton And Trump Poll Tied Leading Into Democratic Convention

25 July 2016

  In polling conducted after the Republican convention and Hillary Clinton’s announcement of Tim Kaine as her running mate, the race for president nationwide remains tied. Clinton and Trump each have the support of 42 percent of voters. Including voters who lean toward a candidate, Trump has a one-point edge. Support for both Trump and Clinton has […]

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Hillary Clinton’s Running Mate Is Virginia Senator Tim Kaine

Hillary Clinton’s Running Mate Is Virginia Senator Tim Kaine

25 July 2016

  Tampa was the place where democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton announced her running mate.   Hillary Clinton named Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate Friday, selecting a battleground-state politician with working-class roots and a fluency in Spanish, traits that she believes can bolster her chances to defeat Donald J. Trump in November. Mrs. Clinton decided […]

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ALICIA

25 July 2016

ALICIA      This week’s Beauty Unlimited feature, Alicia, knows it will take more than what the others are doing to be successful. She know you will have to have that certain something different to catch the attention of the powers that be. Just understand that Alicia will not quit until she’s where she wants to […]

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WNBA Rescinds Fines Imposed On Players That Showed Support For Police Violence Victims

WNBA Rescinds Fines Imposed On Players That Showed Support For Police Violence Victims

25 July 2016

 Members of the New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and Indiana  Fever teams were fined.   Reversing course, the WNBA says it is rescinding recent fines imposed on teams and players for wearing black t-shirts in support of the victims of recent shootings. “All of us at the WNBA have the utmost respect and appreciation for […]

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Dennis Rodman Questioning In Hit And Run Case

Dennis Rodman Questioning In Hit And Run Case

25 July 2016

  Dennis Rodman   Eccentric former NBA player Dennis Rodman is apparently a person of interest in a car crash in California, reports the New York Daily News. Police confirm that the driver of a black BMW told California Highway Patrol officers that when he was in a vehicular collision last week, the other driver left […]

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#PokémonGoWhileBlack: Iowa Football Player Gets Guns Drawn On Him Because He ‘Fit The Description’

#PokémonGoWhileBlack: Iowa Football Player Gets Guns Drawn On Him Because He ‘Fit The Description’

25 July 2016

  Faith Ekakitie was playing Pokemon Go in the park in Iowa when he was stopped with guns drawn by police. A University of Iowa defensive end took to Facebook on  last Wednesday to describe a frightful encounter with police while outside playing Pokémon Go in a Iowa city park, the Washington Post reports. “Today was […]

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Katt Williams Arrested For Allegedly Punching Waitress

Katt Williams Arrested For Allegedly Punching Waitress

25 July 2016

  Katt Williams   Comedian/actor Katt Williams has garnered quite the lengthy arrest record in the past year. His latest arrest took place over the weekend, after he allegedly attacked and punched a woman at a restaurant in California. It was reported that the alleged attack took place on a restaurant worker at the Sportsmen’s Lodge restaurant […]

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