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Observer Today July 21, 2017

Observer Today July 21, 2017

Good morning! Happy Friday. If you woke up to the squall line that passed through in the early morning darkness or, better, if you slept in a little,…

Observer Today July 20, 2017

Observer Today July 20, 2017

Good morning! Ruskin was once known as the the salad bowl of America. Ruskin tomatoes and lots of stuff grew here. Some of it remains, but not like…

Observer Today July 19, 2017

Observer Today July 19, 2017

Good morning! It is certainly possible to describe all cemeteries as monuments to the past but the Ruskin cemetery is something more, it’s a remnant from “Old Ruskin,”…

News

Young dancers excel in national competition

Young dancers excel in national competition

By CARL MARIO NUDI A recent trip to a national competition event was very rewarding for…

Ruskin Woman’s Club hosts baking class as fundraiser for scholarships

Ruskin Woman’s Club hosts baking class as fundraiser for scholarships

By LOIS KINDLE After Grace McKee recently took part in a bread-baking class offered by…

50 Years of SCC Bingo — different faces, same enthusiasm

50 Years of SCC Bingo — different faces, same enthusiasm

By PHYLLIS HODGES Sun City Center historians have discovered a 1967 Tampa Tribune photo of…

YMCA to provide more than 1,000 free backpacks for school children in need

YMCA to provide more than 1,000 free backpacks for school children in need

BY YVETTE C. HAMMETT A lost job, a sick child or an unexpected emergency can set…

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Opinion

You, me and business: Put your customers first

You, me and business: Put your customers first

By DANA SCHROEDER CEO, SCC Chamber To me, nothing symbolizes frustration quite as much as watching someone try to free their new purchase from its plastic packaging. Nothing…

Letters to the Editor July 20, 2017

Thank you, Observer News I would like to pass on a thank you to your newspaper for an article posted in the Observer News on June 22 by…

Chamber View: How do you dedicate your time?

Chamber View: How do you dedicate your time?

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce As executive director for the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce since 2009, I’ve had the pleasure to meet…

Obituaries

Obituaries July 20, 2017

Jeannine A. Seaney Jeannine A. Mieure Seaney, age 88, died July 8, 2017, in Sun City Center, Fla. Jeannine was predeceased…

Obituaries July 13, 2017

Ida Lynn Webb Ida Lynn Webb, 88, at rest June 28, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Roland L. Webb and…

Obituaries July 6, 2017

Robert E. Devling Robert E. Devling, 79, of Wimauma, Fla. passed away June 26, 2017. Born July 10, 1937 in Emporium,…