Melissa Eichman, Bay News 9

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Past articles by Melissa:

New donor transplant technology helps cut wait time

Improved technology for organ transplant and how the organ is transported are helping transform the program at Tampa General Hospital. → Read More

Operation Helping Hand benefits veterans and families

A free dinner is offered the third Thursday of every month. → Read More

Burned body found in St. Petersburg; homicide investigation underway

Authorities were called out to a fire on Emerson Avenue. → Read More

Balancing back to school and mental health

As children head back to school, their mental health is top of mind for many parents and educators. → Read More

'I feel like I’m getting better': 11-year-old recovering after lightning strike

Levi Stock, 11, is taking it easy as recovers from the June 30 lightning strike in Riverview. → Read More

Record-breaking graduation rates for Pinellas County schools

The district hit a milestone 92% graduation rate. → Read More

West Tampa Elementary students grow with emotional learning

It’s believed that this type of growth will help with academic learning. → Read More

Volunteers give new look to home of Tampa veterans

Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity's Veterans Week of Service worked this week to give veterans more pride in their homes. → Read More

Local firefighter in national American Lung Assoc. calendar

Local firefighter in national American Lung Assoc. calendar → Read More

How poll workers prepare for election day

Polk County election workers like Karen Roach pick-up everything needed for an election before voters even head to the polls. → Read More

Tampa General Hospital marks 700th lung transplant

Vez Hang is one of those 700 patients. He recently had a bilateral lung transplant. The 40-year-old is the first COVID-19 transplant patient at TGH. → Read More

Doctor warns of possible health risks to swimming in red tide

Blooms are still impacting Bay-area beaches. → Read More

Lutz cafe catering to mind, body and spirit

Revelations Cafe in Lutz serves up more than meals. The cafe give people a place to lift spirits and offer hope. → Read More

Earth Day: Different plants bring different butterflies to your garden

Thursday is Earth Day, and if you want to mark the day by doing some planting, here's a suggestion. → Read More

Pediatricians Reminding Parents: Don't Forget Physicals, Vaccinations

Pediatricians are reminding parents to make appointments for their children's back-to-school vaccines and physicals. → Read More

Could Coronavirus Concerns Cause Floridians to Ride Out Hurricanes?

A new AAA survey found 42% of Floridians are less likely to evacuate this hurricane season over fears of contracting coronavirus. → Read More

3 New Testing Sites Now Open in Hillsborough County

USF Health and Hillsborough County have teamed up to make sure getting tested for Coronavirus is as convenient as possible. → Read More

Ground Penetrating Radar Finds 44 'Grave-Like Anomalies' in Clearwater

Evidence of more than 40 "grave-like anomalies" have been found on property near Clearwater Intermediate School. → Read More

Certified Eco-Friendly Vacation Spot Attracts Eco-Conscious Travelers

Certified Eco-Friendly Vacation Spot Attracts Eco-Conscious Travelers → Read More

Hernando Family Hoping For Return of Missing Roadside Memorial

Paul Mello was killed on his motorcycle in October of 2018. → Read More