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DCF pulls children from Tampa Bay Academy

By MITCH *Click here to email* Mitch Traphagen Photo The Florida Department of Children and Families removed three children from the Tampa Bay Academy in Riverview on Monday. Approximately a dozen more children…

Whatever Happened About…

  By MELODY *Click here to email* …Apollo Beach Rezoning Public hearing of a hotly contested application to rezone the former AB Rescue Squad property allowing its commercial development has been moved to…

Crime falls in U.S., Florida

By MITCH *Click here to email* RUSKIN – According to Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics released on Monday, all categories of crime declined in 2009, contrary to fears held by some that crime…

Nine years after Nine-Eleven

By Mitch *Click here to email* Above, a child’s note of remembrance taped to the window of an NYPD substation near Times Square in 2001. Below, support from Pasco County residents in the…

Peru: the potato and the Irish

By WARREN RESEN, Travel/Outdoor WriterPhotos by JEANNE O’CONNOR I met my lovely wife, Jeanne O’Connor, in Florida because of the “Theory of unintended consequences.” International travel frequently means visiting exotic…

International Coastal Cleanup Day is Sept. 25

By MITCH *Click here to email* Mitch Traphagen Photo RUSKIN — The pile of detritus was remarkable. In the span of a few hours, the volunteers had collected jugs of used motor oil,…

Local mother focuses beacon of experience on national problem

By MELODY *Click here to email*   Donna Witsell (Melody Jameson Photo) SUNDANCE – It’s been just a year this weekend since Charlie and Donna Witsell lost their only child. For 13-year-old Hope,…

Canadian company’s first Florida footprint on Sun City Center golf courses

Mitch Traphagen Photo ByMELODY *Click here to email* SUN CITY CENTER – Seven of the eight golf courses in this retirement community founded as a golfing mecca now belong to a Canadian corporation…

Canadian company’s first Florida footprint on Sun City Center golf courses

  Mitch Traphagen Photo ByMELODY *Click here to email* SUN CITY CENTER – Seven of the eight golf courses in this retirement community founded as a golfing mecca now belong to a Canadian…

Riverview writer says she hopes she never grows up

By PENNY FLETCHER *Click here to email* Olga Iris Claudio of Riverview shows a portion of the children’s books she is preparing to submit for publication. She has been writing songs and doing…

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