Observations
Observations: Happy Thanksgiving from the future!

Observations: Happy Thanksgiving from the future!

Observations: Happy Thanksgiving from the future! By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* Happy Thanksgiving to the people of 2001! My name is Mitch and I’m writing to you from the…

The public in public transit

The public in public transit

The public in public transit By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* It has probably been a decade or two since anyone called her cute. But she was wearing a pink…

Unassuming heroes

Unassuming heroes

PUBLISHED OCT. 27, 2016 Unassuming heroes By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* Jack Garman died on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the age of 72. In the annals of history, he…

News

Sparkle this Christmas

Sparkle this Christmas

Upcoming Christmas workshop for crafters to ‘sparkle’ By LOIS KINDLE *Click here to email* It’s the holiday season,…

Free coffee, donuts

Free coffee, donuts

Free coffee, donuts at Balm Farmers Market/Craft Fair By KEVIN BRADY Special to The Observer…

CUBS WIN!

CUBS WIN!

Valencia Lakes’ Illinois Club celebrates Cubs’ victory The Illinois Club of Valencia Lakes held a…

Holiday fun

Holiday fun

South Shore invited to join SCC’s holiday fun By PHYLLIS HODGES *Click here to email* Sun City Center…

Holiday in the Park

Holiday in the Park

All South Shore kids invited to Holiday in the Park By LOIS KINDLE *Click here to email* Hillsborough…

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Graduation Ad Order Form

Congratulate your graduate in a special, full-color Graduation Edition of The Observer News, The SCC Observer, and The Current! Celebrate your graduate and the Class of 2015…

Headlines

Dec. 7 – Pearl Harbor Remembered

Remember Pearl Harbor By MITCH TRAPHAGEN *Click here to email* December 7 marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The attack resulted in the deaths of 2,403…

Turn-in day

Turn-in day at Southeastern Guide Dogs an ‘emotional roller coaster’ By LOIS KINDLE *Click here to email* One chapter ended and another began Nov. 19 in the life of Scout,…

Opinion

You, me and business

It’s so important to shop locally By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber of Commerce Last Friday officially rang in the Holiday Shopping Season. The Sunday paper was heavy…

Remember when …

Thanksgiving was for ‘thanks’ and family, not Black Friday! By PENNY FLETCHER *Click here to email* We used to look forward to what we referred to as Thanksgiving Weekend. Even…

Video

Interview with a mermaid

An interview with Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaid Carli Dofka. Mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida from Mitch Traphagen on Vimeo.…

Underwater archeologists search for Florida’s History

Dr. John Gifford, an underwater archeologist from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, talks about making a dive for 10,000 year old…