Observations
Somewhere over the Rainbow Bridge

Somewhere over the Rainbow Bridge

Somewhere over the Rainbow Bridge By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net I don’t know if there is a Rainbow Bridge, but I choose to believe there is. And with that, I…

Adventures on the Snowbird trail

Adventures on the Snowbird trail

Observations: Adventures on the Snowbird trail By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net It seemed every snowbird who held out up north for the holidays had the same idea: Give it…

The magic in Gibtown

The magic in Gibtown

Observations: The magic in Gibtown By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net I feel fortunate to have lived in this part of the Tampa Bay area before it was discovered. When…

News

South Shore Vintage Flea

South Shore Vintage Flea

Vendors wanted For South Shore Vintage Flea The South Shore Vintage Flea has planned a…

Jubilee Gymnastics

Jubilee Gymnastics

Jubilee Gym left its mark on the Gasparilla Classic With their first official competition under…

Parent’s Night Out

Parent’s Night Out

Enjoy a parents’ night out Feb. 17 Parents hoping for a night out in the…

Lennard HS signing day

Lennard HS signing day

National Signing Day was a big day at Lennard High School By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net…

New church in Apollo Beach

New church in Apollo Beach

SeaGlass Church in Apollo Beach seeks to find, free and fulfill The earth’s shorelines conceal  beautiful…

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Remember when

Remember when

Land along Big Bend Road was a dairy farm? By PENNY FLETCHER penny@observernews.net As someone who has moved around the country and overseas as a military dependent; made homes…

You, me and business

You, me and business

Happy birthday, George Washington By DANA DITTMAR I’m really looking forward to this Monday.  Sure, it’s a federal holiday so I get to sleep in. And I plan…

Positive Talk

Positive Talk

Does the first step begin every journey? By WILLIAM HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com Does every journey begin with the first step? I think it does, but the first step in…

Obituaries

Obituaries: February 16, 2017

Obituaries: February 16, 2017

Robert T. Anderson Robert T. Anderson, 82, of Ruskin, Fla., passed away January 23, 2017. Known as “Grumpy” to his family…

Obituaries: February 9, 2017

Obituaries: February 9, 2017

Robert T. Anderson Robert T. Anderson, 82, of Ruskin, Fla., passed away January 23, 2017. Known as “Grumpy” to his family…

Obituaries: February 2, 2017

Obituaries: February 2, 2017

Betsy L. Feldman Betsy L. Feldman, passed away January 5, 2017 in Sun City Center, Florida at the age of 81.…