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ILLUSTRIOUS POTENTATE, NOBLE ALEJANDERO J. KELLY

ILLUSTRIOUS POTENTATE, NOBLE ALEJANDERO J. KELLY                     Recently, Harram Temple No. 23, Inc., Prince Hall Shriners, held its annual election of Temple officers. Noble Alejandero J. Kelly was re-elected to serve a second term of office as Illustrious Potentate.                    Illustrious Potentate Kelly stated, “I would like to thank the Nobility of Harram Temple…

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FAMU Student, Tampa Native Wins $75,000 In Tuition From Dr Pepper

FAMU Student, Tampa Native Wins $75,000 In Tuition From Dr Pepper

Grand Prize Big 12 Championship Winner of $125,000 in Tuition, Preston Barnett (left) from Baytown, Texas, who is studying Computer Science at Texas A&M University; and Second-Place Big 12 Championship Winner of $75,000 in Tuition – Roshard J. from Tampa, Florida, who is studying Mechanical Engineering at Florida A&M University.               Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway Program Awarded $2 Million to Deserving Students throughout the 2020…

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Shamaria Engram

After Earning Ph.D., Tampan Headed To Join Staff Of MIT

SHAMARIA ENGRAM   BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor   First Black female to graduate from University of South Florida with Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science and Engineering.   After earning a Doctorate degree in Computer Science and Engineering, a Tampa native is on her way to joining the staff at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

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N. 18th Street and E. 19th Avenue

Afternoon Shooting Leaves Innercity Man Dead

       Tampa Police responded to the deadly shooting at the intersection of N. 18th Street and E. 19th Avenue shortly before noon on Monday.   Detectives are investigating a shooting that has left a Tampa man dead. The shooting took place at the intersection of N. 18thStreet and E. 19th Avenue. According to…

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J. Oscar Simmons - For Life

Tampa Native J. Oscar Simmons To Appear In Upcoming ‘For Life’ On ABC TV

Oscar Simmons as Judge Kevin Flanagan with the ‘For Life’ cast members.             Simmons with co-stars, British actors, Indira Varma (series regular) and Nicholas Pinnock (series lead).   The ABC Drama “For Life,” starring British Actor  Nicholas Pinnock, and Indira Varma,  produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson will be co-starring Tampa native J. Oscar Simmons…

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Rowlett Park Bridge 2

Man’s Death At Bridge Ruled Suicide

NOTE: Law enforcement does not routinely release information about suicides. However, the following information was released with the consent of his family.   The death of a 35-year-old man discovered on the Rowlett Park bridge has been ruled a suicide. The man’s body was discovered last Wednesday morning. According to police, Tampa Police received a…

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Tampa General Hospital

Tampa General Hospital Receives First Shipment Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Tampa General has been chosen as one of five hospitals to participate in the state’s pilot program for the distribution of the Coronavirus vaccine because of the large population TGH serves and its ability to maintain ultra-cold storage of the vaccine. On Monday, Tampa General Hospital received 20,000 doses of the Pfizer two-dose COVID-19 vaccine,…

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Streetcar Announcement

HART, City Of Tampa Awarded $67.3M To Modernize Streetcar

HART, FDOT, and City of Tampa officials who attended the announcement on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of HART)    The City of Tampa has received $67.3 million of dedicated funding from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) New Starts Transit Program for Tampa’s TECO Line Streetcar Extension and Modernization Project.             On Tuesday, December 8, 2020,…

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Vikings Buccaneers Football

Bucs Take Advantage Of Missed Kicks, Penalties In 26-14 Win Vs. Vikings

Raymond James Stadium is no stranger to missed kicks, but this time, it wasn’t the Tampa Bay Buccaneers struggling to put the ball between the uprights. Three missed field goals and a missed extra point by Dan Bailey helped doom the Minnesota Vikings against the Bucs on Sunday, as Tampa Bay took full advantage of…

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