My neighbors have been good to me during this time of pandemic, even helping me maintain a bit of sanity during some low periods.

Members of Suncoast Metropolitan Community Church joined last week’s Ride With Pride event from the church into downtown Venice on a sunny afternoon.

“Dad, you gotta read the chapter, ‘The Grand Inquisitor,’ in ‘The Brothers Karamazov’! It’s all there. It should be required reading for every…

A Christian is a person who has confessed with his mouth that the Father, Son and Holy Spirit are Lord. They also believe in their heart that …

“My two favorite things about Christmas are giving people presents and just flat out celebrating Christmas,” said Hailey, 9. “I like giving pe…

It is clear from the title of this well-known Christmas carol (rooted in Psalm 98, by the way) that joy is not something we work up. It arrive…

VENICE — Area businesses, homes and parks are starting to light up the night with hundreds of decorated trees and thousands of lights.

The holiday of Hanukkah is also known as “The Holiday of Lights” or “Chag Orim” in Hebrew. (This festive Jewish holiday began this past Dec. 1…

It is my prayer this Christmas season that you are enjoying some childhood memories of Christmases gone by.

When they were handing out virtues and got to the one about patience, I must have hid behind the door. I think that’s why I’ve always had a di…

Diane Penick received the Honorary Life Membership Award as Woman of The Year from Venice Presbyterian Church’s Presbyterian Women on Oct. 19 …