2016 Tarpon Springs Epiphany – WFLA

WFLA 2016 Tarpon Springs EpiphanyWFLAIn a moving scene, the retriever will kneel and present the cross to the Archbishop and, in return, receive a blessing. The divers, hierarchs and clergy will return to the Cathedral for final remarks and presentations. 12:30 to 6 p.m.: Epiphany Glendi … Read more…

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Tarpon Springs holding annual Epiphany celebration, bayou dive for cross – TBO.com

TBO.com Tarpon Springs holding annual Epiphany celebration, bayou dive for crossTBO.comOne of the country’s most celebrated Epiphany celebrations, which honors the baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River more than 2,000 years ago, takes place in Tarpon Springs today. Onlookers of the cross dive surround the bayou prior to the event.Cross-making links family to […]

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Florida Frontiers: Diving for honor in Tarpon Springs – Florida Today

Florida Today Florida Frontiers: Diving for honor in Tarpon SpringsFlorida TodaySince 1906, the city of Tarpon Springs has held a unique Epiphany celebration every January 6. Thousands of people converge in Tarpon Springs each year to participate in this religious tradition of the Greek Orthodox Church. Tarpon Springs has more … Read more…

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Tarpon Springs approves EcoVillage development – Tampa Bay Newspapers

Tarpon Springs approves EcoVillage developmentTampa Bay NewspapersThe agreement follows the success of the city’s partnership with First Baptist Church for use of their property for a public basketball court. The city now will construct two courts at the club, at the cost of $6,500. The courts will be open to the …and more » Read more…

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Bayshore wipes out 19-point deficit to advance to district boys basketball semifinal – Bradenton Herald

Bradenton Herald Bayshore wipes out 19-point deficit to advance to district boys basketball semifinalBradenton HeraldThe Bayshore boys head basketball coach knew at halftime Tuesday of the Bruins’ Class 5A-District 11 quarterfinal he had seen enough. Tarpon Springs held a 14-point lead and was beating the Bruins in every facet, outrebounding them 11-8 on the … Read […]

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University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 8-14 – University of Wyoming News

University of Wyoming News University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 8-14University of Wyoming News11, 6:30 p.m. — The UW Sustainability Club hosts the screening of the 2015 Back Country Film Festival at the Berry Center. Free. … Some Thoughts Arising from My Research in the Greek Community of Tarpon Springs,” will be in the Berry […]

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Stunned St. Thomas Aquinas falls 1-0 to Viera in girls' soccer semifinal – Miami Herald

Stunned St. Thomas Aquinas falls 1-0 to Viera in girls’ soccer semifinalMiami HeraldThe St. Thomas Aquinas girls’ soccer team learned a hard lesson on Thursday night. The soccer ball and the net for that matter don’t care if you’re the No. 1 nationally ranked team in two polls, that you’re the runaway leader in state […]

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Boys basketball: Zephyrhills 71, Wesley Chapel 52 – Tampabay.com

Boys basketball: Zephyrhills 71, Wesley Chapel 52Tampabay.comLast year, the Bulldogs lost to Nature Coast in a district final and were eliminated by Tarpon Springs in a region quarterfinal. “Last year, we were kind of happy to get in the district final,” Zephyrhills coach Alan Reed said. “This year, we came to … Read more…

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Springfield's children's book author – Lois Lenski – Springfield News Sun

Springfield News Sun Springfield’s children’s book author – Lois LenskiSpringfield News SunAny thought that their first winter’s stay in Louisiana bayou country would set the Springfield-born writer and illustrator on a path to a Newbery Medal for “the most distinguished contribution to literature for children” would have seemed a health … Read more…

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Blown away: The warning shot that condemned a man and changed a state – Miami Herald

Miami Herald Blown away: The warning shot that condemned a man and changed a stateMiami Herald“We met in Tarpon Springs at a motorcycle shop. Lee and his dad would stop by often over the years,” Martin said. “He is really a good guy.” As a teenager, Wollard liked motorcycles and driving to the beach in […]

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