Monday, May 20, 2013
UPS in Tampa is hiring a hub supervisor.
Are you organized, possess leadership skills and can handle responsibility? If so, this Carrollwood-Northdale Patch job listing may be for you. Tampa UPS is looking for a hub supervisor. The hub supervisor is responsible for managing the UPS Small Package hub and sorting activities, according to the job posting. The position is accountable for ensuring packages are sorted accurately and loaded onto appropriate trailers for movement to next location. The supervisor ensures loads are dispatched on time and to the appropriate locations. This is a full-time position. To read the full job posting and apply go to the Carrollwood-Northdale Patch Jobs Section. Interested in looking for other jobs in the area? Check out our jobs section to see who'…
The local eatery is hosting an event to raise money for Operation Helping Hand.
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Sunday, May 19, 2013
An all-clear has been given at this time.
Update May 19 5:05 p.m.: Lt. Charlotte Domingo from the USF Police Department has confirmed the investigation at Beta Hall was related to a bomb threat. Domingo said the police department received an anonymous threat around 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, and immediately set up a perimeter around the building. The threat also led to a full search inside and outside of Beta Hall, which is currently unoccupied for the summer term. “No explosives” were found, Domingo said. A criminal investigation, however, continues. Earlier: A possible bomb threat at the University of South Florida’s Beta Hall has sparked an investigation on campus. According to The Oracle, the USF Police Department has confirmed a bomb threat. "DEVELOPING: University Police …
OK, so you had a busy week. We understand. Let us catch you up on all the highlights!
The nonprofit organization is dedicated to helping wounded soldiers and their families. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says the bear was hanging out in a tree in the Egypt Lake area. The 22nd annual Lake Magdalene Elementary School Dad's Club golf tournament was held on May 4 The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is still searching for a second man wanted in connection with a residential burglary that occurred May 14 in the Carrollwood area. The city of Sarasota just enacted a law aimed at getting motorists to turn down the volume. Now, other local governments are following suit. Should they? The men, who live off of Sheldon Road, were arrested May 14 during a Pasco sweep targeting those who sell synthetic drugs.
The United Nations is touting the merits of eating edible insects as a way to fight hunger, pollution and even global warning. We want to hear from you Carrollwood and Northdale. Would you eat bugs?
Imagine sitting down to a nice family dinner of beans, rice and beetles. Yes, you read that right – beetles! The United Nations is touting the benefits of edible bugs as a way to combat hunger, pollution and global warming, according to The Huffington Post. The agency says bugs are high in protein and low in fat. Their cultivation is easier on the environment, too, and they’re never in short supply. There are more than 1,900 different insect species people can readily consume, according to the Post. These include caterpillars and beetles. About 2 billion people already eat insects on a regular basis, the U.N. reports. So Carrollwood and Northdale, would you forego that tasty burger or piece of fried chicken for a big helping of bugs? Have …
Roxy, a 2 year old cat with wide eyes, is in search of a forever home.
Roxy is this week's featured adoptable pet. She is currently being cared for in a Tampa Bay St. Francis Animal Rescue foster home until a permanent home becomes available. She is 2 years old and loves to be brushed. Here's a special message from Roxy: "Hi y'all. Not sure how this all happened, but somehow I wound up back at the county shelter. I thought I was in my forever home, but I guess they had allergies or something and decided it was the county shelter for me. Luckily a St. Francis volunteer saw me at the shelter and saw that I was one of theirs, and made arrangements to come pick me up. I'm happy to be back in a home, waiting on my real forever home to find me. Will you make a commitment to me for my whole life? Love, Roxy." If you…
Find out what to expect during the upcoming week as the $386 million widening project continues.
Carrollwood and Northdale motorists who use the Veterans Expressway to get around might want to take note: a few changes are coming in the week ahead, May 19-25. According to Florida’s Turnpike, motorists should be alert for possible closings on such adjoining roadways as Waters Avenue, Anderson Road, Linebaugh Avenue and Henderson Road. The expressway project involves 11 miles of the roadway and includes transforming the road from four to eight lanes to alleviate congestion, Turnpike officials say. Here’s a look at what’s coming in the week ahead: Linebaugh Avenue to Gunn Highway Motorists can expect to see: Motorists should also be prepared for some upcoming work on Linebaugh Avenue. Crews are expected to start setting a barrier wall …
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Lady Luck has made her presence known in Florida, where the lone winner in the roughly $600 million Powerball jackpot reportedly bought the ticket at a Publix supermarket.
Were you shopping at a Publix supermarket in Pasco County when you bought your Powerball jackpot ticket? More specifically, were you in Zephyrhills? If so, take a close look at your ticket. If you see the numbers 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 and 11, then take a deep breath and realize that your life has taken a dramatic term, if you're so inclined to claim the cash value of your roughly $600 million winnings. That's right, you're the lone winner to the record Powerball jackpot, as noted by USA Today.com, in an article posted 2:46 a.m. today, May 19. A Florida Lottery official reportedly told the Associated Press that more details were to be released. Not the lucky one? According to Powerball.com, the current estimated jackpot resets at $40 million…