Monday, May 13, 2013
Answer the question and get your photo or video featured on Patch.
New Port Richey Patch Editor Alex Tiegen likes to lose himself in nature to chillax. His recent discovery of Boy Scout Preserve at 4230 Green Key Rd has him wondering: Where do you go in Pasco or the Tampa Bay area to unwind? Watch the video to and weigh in on your favorite spot to relax? Then upload your own video, photo or blog post showing off your preferred spot to chill.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
We know, you've had a busy week. So, here are the top headlines from the week to get you caught up.
Lien Hearing Scheduled for Walden Pond New Port Richey city leaders are going to discuss recouping the money they spent dealing with the problem property. City Embarking on Search for Manager It will be almost a year after the departure of New Port Richey's last full-time manager before his replacement starts the job. Holiday Woman Charged in Break-in Jamie Hayes was arrested in connection with a case where man with a semi-automatic handgun forced his way into a house, deputies say. New Homes For Sale in New Port Richey This Week Find homes for sale in New Port Richey on this page every week, from our partners at Zillow.
Find out how you can help out in your community.
There are lots of great organizations across Tampa Bay that do fantastic things to help make our communities better. Metropolitan Ministries helps to give back to the poor in our communities with food drive, community outreach programs and other community based services. To learn more about Metropolitan Ministries and how they help out, check out the video above and go to their website to see opportunities on how you can help.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Weigh in on the priorities you think city leaders should address.
What do you want to see from your New Port Richey City Council? With the addition of new council members Jeff Starkey and Chopper Davis, the board of elected leaders has a new makeup and fresh faces. Starkey and Davis have already outlined some of their priorities, such as addressing crime ion the city and identifying the city along U.S. 19. The council is now comprised of Starkey, Davis, Deputy Mayor Bill Phillips, Mayor Bob Consalvo and councilwoman Judy DeBella Thomas. Patch wants to know: What would you like to see the City Council do? Tell us in the comments.
Friday, May 3, 2013
The Connect for a Difference event brought more than 50 volunteer organizations together to speak their message about the importance of community volunteering.
The University of South Florida's Marshall Center was full of passionate people seeking to make a difference on Saturday, April 27. Connect for a Difference, an event put on by Emerge Tampa Bay and the USF Student Affairs Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement, brought more than 50 volunteer organizations together to explain what drives them in their communties. Guests at the event were able to learn about how each organization helps out in the community, as well as the opportunities for volunteering. To learn more about the event and what the organizations thought, make sure to watch our video above. Do you volunteer? Share your story by commenting below!
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Here are the posts that your friends and neighbors were reading in April. Just click on the links to view them.
Here are the most read stories on the New Port Richey Patch through April 29. See any you haven't read yet? Perhaps there are one or two posts you want to read again. 1. Attacks at Pagan Author's Home Raise Concerns 2. Chasco Fiesta 2013: Event Schedule Roundup 3. Authorities: Driver Plows Into Accident Scene 4. Chasco Fiesta 2013: Street Parade, Rock 'N' Roll on Today's Schedule 5. Deputies: Woman Had Sex With Teen Boy Several Times 6. Motorcyclist Dies in Traffic Incident 7. New Port Richey Man Dies in U.S. 41 Crash 8. New Pizza Shop Comes To New Port Richey 9. Port Richey Staples Closing 10. Shots Fired At Local Author's Windows
Sunday, April 28, 2013
OK, so you had a busy week. We understand. Let us catch you up on all the highlights.
Patch wants to be your source for local news coverage. We also want to make online community conversation fun and easy. Sometimes, it’s our local coverage that is the most striking thing about the site. Sometimes the most notable thing about a post is the conversations that arise from what we post. Sometimes we do both things well. Catch up and join the conversation by following the links below to find some highlights of the coverage and conversation on our site from this past week. Kyrja Withers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is behind a March shooting and April "bombing" at her property. The store at 6239 Tacoma Drive shuts it doors May 4. New Port Richey council members did outline …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The money raised at Saturday's golf tournament will benefit the charity 50 Legs which is helping victims of two recent tragedies; the Boston bombings and Palm Harbor's Ireland Nugent.
Here's a cool way you can have some fun this weekend while also helping victims of the recent Boston bombings. The charity 50 Legs will be hosting its second-annual golf tournament at East Lake's Tarpon Woods Golf Club this Saturday. 50 Legs is a Largo-based nonprofit that provides prosthetics to children in need. It was founded by former wrestler Steve Chamberland, an amputee who lost a leg in a motorcycle accident. Chamberland started the charity in 2011 after he was contacted by a friend who knew of a 9-year-old girl in need of a prosthetic leg. The girl was injured when she saved her sister's life by pushing her from the path of a truck headed their way. "When I heard this story, I realized that my leg was taken for a reason and that…
Sunday, April 21, 2013
OK, so you had a busy week. We understand. Let us catch you up on all the highlights
Patch wants to be your source for local news coverage. We also want to make online community conversation fun and easy. Sometimes, it’s our local coverage that is the most striking thing about the site. Sometimes the most notable thing about a post is the conversations that arise from what we post. Sometimes we do both things well. Catch up and join the conversation by following the links below to find some highlights of the coverage and conversation on our site from this past week. It seems an argument turned violent Friday, deputies say The two newcomers got down to business Tuesday, April 16 as incumbent council members gave up their seats. Phillips takes the place of Rob Marlowe, who stepped down from a job on the council and his role…
Saturday, April 20, 2013
The U.S. Senate voted down a measure that would require tougher background checks for those who purchase guns. We’d like to get your take on the issue!
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Saturday, April 20