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St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church’s 26th annual Ethnic Festival runs through Oct. 22.WILL VRAGOVIC | Times

Plenty of food and a lot more at St. Joan of Arc's annual Ethnic Festival

SPRING HILL — It's all about the food — an ethnic smorgasbord from countries around the world. But it's also about the fun, with a midway featuring at least two dozen rides for all ages and carnival games, as well as an entertainment area with karaoke, demonstrations, music and dancing. The annual Ethnic Festival a …

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  1. Review: Cast up to the challenge in Richey Suncoast's 'How the Other Half Loves'

    Stage

    Theater has many plays where there are two completely different apartments depicted on the stage, usually split down the middle, one on the right, one on the left.

    "How the Other Half Loves" runs weekends through Oct. 29 at Richey Suncoast Theatre in New Port Richey. Cast members are Christine Stoll and  David Daly (in front) and Bob Marcela, Heather Clark, Mike Worssell and Blake Parker (in back, from left). [Photo by Jess Glass]
  2. Review: Excellent cast delivers entertaining production of 'Young Frankenstein' at Stage West

    Stage

    I went to see the musical comedy Young Frankenstein at Stage West Community Playhouse in Spring Hill with some trepidation. I had seen a very good production of the show at another theater a couple of years ago, and I was concerned that I would subconsciously compare the two to the detriment of one or the …

    "Young Frankenstein" plays weekends through Oct. 29 at Stage West Community Playhouse in Spring Hill. Keith Surplus, left, performs as Igor and Lynda Dilts-Benson, right, as Frau Blucher. [Photo by Carol Ballard]
  3. Road closures set for Tuesday for funeral of firefighter

    Public Safety

    The Hernando County Sheriff's Office has announced plans for handling traffic on Tuesday, Oct. 24, for the funeral of county firefighter/paramedic Steven Terry.

  4. Officials express concerns to legislators, ranging from flooding to classrooms

    Legislature

    BROOKSVILLE — Community leaders gathered Monday ahead of Florida's upcoming legislative session to present their needs to Hernando County's state representatives.

    School Board member Mark Johnson asked for changes  to busing law.
  5. Pasco Business Digest for Oct. 20

    Business

    Who's news

    TOP REALTORS: Coldwell Banker F.I. Grey & Son Residential, 6330 U.S. 19, New Port Richey, has announced its top Realtors for September. Randal Jenkins received the award for Top Listing Agent by Units. Carolyn Hill was honored with the Top Listing Agent by Volume award. Eugena Taylor received Top …

    Corey D. Campbell
  6. Hometown Hernando for Oct. 20

    Human Interest

    We want your news!

    Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion, recreational sporting event, news from your last club meeting or just a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. You can contact Hometown Hernando news coordinator Jean …

    World Gratitude Day celebrated at Atria: For the second consecutive year, a group of seniors from Atria Evergreen Woods in Spring Hill demonstrated acts of gratitude and promoted kindness and goodwill in honor of World Gratitude Day on Sept. 21. The seniors hosted a barbecue lunch for the staff of the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office. Atria staff members are shown with Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis. Standing in back, from left, are: Mike Tate and Nienhuis. In front, from left, are: Pam Demos, Heather Sousa, Bobbie Stoots, Dan Chiarella, Feeby Gariepy, Kim Adams, Cheryl Hyde and Theresa Zappile.
  7. Hernando Pet of the Week for Oct. 20

    Pets

    Humane Society of the Nature Coast

    Moose is a playful, 4-month-old male long-haired tabby. He is neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Inquiries about adopting Moose or other cats and dogs can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast shelter at Wiscon and Mobley Roads, Brooksville. Visiting hours at the …

     Moose is a playful, 4-month-old male long-haired tabby. He is neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Inquiries about adopting Moose or other cats and dogs can be made at the Humane Society of the Nature Coast shelter at Wiscon and Mobley roads, Brooksville. Visiting hours at the shelter is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The shelter is run strictly on donations; no government subsidies are provided. Adoption fees are $100 for dogs, $40 for adults cats and $65 for kittens, and cover the costs for all vaccinations, spay/neuter and microchipping. For information, call (352) 796-2711. Visit the website at humanerescue.org.