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Obituaries February 3, 2011

KING, Bernard A. Jr.   Bernard A. King, Jr., 86, of Sun City Center, Fl, passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2010. Born in Winchester, Massachusetts on March 30, 1924,…

Obituaries February 3, 2011

KING, Bernard A. Jr.   Bernard A. King, Jr., 86, of Sun City Center, Fl, passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2010. Born in Winchester, Massachusetts on March 30, 1924,…

Vacancies cost county more than tax revenue

  By PENNY FLETCHER SOUTH COUNTY — With record numbers of foreclosures, job losses and builders going bankrupt, many areas in south Hillsborough County are saturated with vacant houses that…

Proven wrong

Shadow Marie at home in the Little Harbor Village Marina in Ruskin. By MITCH TRAPHAGEN A few years ago during the peak of the housing bubble, I whined and complained…

Ruskin CG Auxiliary Flotilla celebrates 50 years of service

USCG Auxiliary District Seven Commander Amos Johnson administers the oath of office to the Flotilla 75 staff officers. MITCH TRAPHAGEN PHOTOS By MITCH TRAPHAGEN RUSKIN — The United States Coast…

Community mayor, exemplary business people named by chamber

By MELODY JAMESON RIVERVIEW – Recognizing extraordinary individual achievement and honoring outstanding community involvement in 2010, chamber of commerce members here have singled out seven of their own for the…

Furling the far-borne canvas

The final chapter in an Observer News feature series By MITCH TRAPHAGEN With a look at a map, you can see that Cape Cod juts well out into the North…

New entrance brings out risk averse retirees

  By MELODY JAMESON Sun City Center – Driven by concerns about increased traffic and crime, hundreds of retirees here have signaled they’ll pass on a new southside entrance. Surrounded…

Obituaries January 27, 2011

SMITH, Harriet A. After 101 years on this earth, Mrs. Harriet A. Smith, went to be with the Lord in the evening of Sunday, Jan.18, 2011. She was a long-time…

Obituaries January 27, 2011

SMITH, Harriet A. After 101 years on this earth, Mrs. Harriet A. Smith, went to be with the Lord in the evening of Sunday, Jan.18, 2011. She was a long-time…

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