| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:14 AM
My daughter, Tatyana McFadden, was born with a disability — an underdeveloped spinal cord that resulted in paralysis below her waist — in St. Petersburg, Russia. She fought for her life then, and later, with the same determination, for her...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:09 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas is joined this week in Miracle Sports’ all classifications state softball rankings by a pair of Palm Beach County schools – Jupiter and Trinity Christian.
The two are No. 9 and 10, respectively, in this week’s...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Brazil, as the host country, will play the first game in this summer’s World Cup, so it seems only fitting that on Wednesday it was also among the first countries to announce its 23-man roster for the tournament.
Not that any of the players...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:47 AM
American Heritage won its sixth FHSAA softball state championship, tying Miami Gulliver Prep for third most in Florida high school history. St. Thomas Aquinas repeated as Class 7A state champion, winning back-to-back state titles as it last did in 2002-...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Takuma Sato weathered a three-hour rain delay on Saturday to win the pole for Sunday's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the first race of the season in the IndyCar series.
Sato, driving for AJ Foyt Racing, posted the fastest lap of 1 minute, 1....
| May 16, 2014
| 11:13 AM
How historic is St. Petersburg's Historic Vinoy House? Well, it was built in 1910 to serve as a winter getaway for wealthy Pennsylvania oilman Aymer Vinoy Laughner, whose middle name has been immortalized in the Mediterranean Revival masterpiece known...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Only minutes from the Interstate and seconds from the beach, the Sea Breeze Manor in Gulfport is a strikingly friendly, beautiful base camp for enjoying the best of St. Petersburg and its beaches.
You can greet the dawn while strolling across the white...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Defending Class 7A state champion St. Thomas Aquinas is the state's No. 1-ranked high school softball team regardless of classification, according to the new Miracle Sports state rankings released Tuesday. Palm Beach Gardens, which is No. 3 in 8A, is No....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Ronald L. Bray, a retired printing company executive and former longtime Riderwood resident, died Feb. 21 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Wright's Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Seminole, Fla. He was 81.
Ronald Lee Bray was born in...
| Mar 18, 2014
Cruising in Europe's Baltic or North Sea can satisfy even an independent traveler like me. Stepping off the gangway, I'm immersed in the vivid life of a different European city each day. I've toured some of the world's top museums, taken a Scandinavian-...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding on to a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Obama's healthcare law....