Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

MIDDLETON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION WELCOMES NEW PRINCIPAL

MIDDLETON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION WELCOMES NEW PRINCIPAL                     The Middleton High School Alumni Association met with the school’s new principal, Mickey Boddie, on Tuesday morning, June 23rd, in the Dr. Frankie A. Berry Media Center to...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Renowned Musician Dies After Illness

MAURICE JAMES JACKSON 2/11/1953 — 6/28/2020 BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor A renowned musician died on Sunday at the Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Maurice James Jackson was 67-years-old. His sister, Mrs. Mary Ivory, said Jackson lost his 4-ye...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

‘Art On The Block’ Murals Inspire Community Unity

MAYOR JANE CASTOR             This mural is located at the intersection of E. 21st Avenue and N. 15th Street. (Photo courtesy of the City of Tampa)               Last Saturday, Mayor Jane Castor hosted the unveiling of colorful murals in the communit...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Review of ‘Being Property Once Myself’

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER BOOK REVIEW “Being Property Once Myself: Blackness and the End of Man’’ by Joshua Bennett. Harvard University Press. 224 pages, $35 Set in Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, “Salvage the Bones,’’ a novel...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Tips for keeping older adults connected

Seniors can take advantage of video call platforms to see faces of family and friends. PHOTO COURTESY OF GETTY IMAGES FAMILY FEATURES Connection and a sense of community can be critical to well-being as people continue to distance and isolate. It can...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

House leaders demand details on PPP

As the remaining days dwindle for small businesses to apply for loans through the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), both banks and federal officials are being challenged by several House leaders to explain how the $670 billion program intend...