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Obituaries October 27, 2011

Robert J. KubikRobert J. Kubik, 85, of Wimauma passed away October 17, 2011. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and moved to this area 25 years ago. He had been…

Observations: Failing, flailing words

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN “Where words fail, music speaks.”  Those are the words of Hans Christian Andersen, a man for whom words rarely failed. As I dive headlong, and not always…

Ruskin Seafood Festival

It’s that time again… when thousands of Bay Area residents come together to celebrate their love of seafood, music and fun for the whole family at the annual Ruskin Seafood…

Halloween highlights local produce

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN RIVERVIEW — Inconspicuously located just off Shell Point Road in the middle of Ruskin is a farm of the future. On just a single acre of land,…

Smart phone technology supports voter objectives

By MELODY JAMESON If you’re counting reasons to buy a smart phone this holiday season, here’s another: you’re going to be able to assist your civic responsibility with one. Both…

Acupuncture: Not just for humans anymore!

By PENNY FLETCHER RIVERVIEW – Kenneth Helling was anxious to show off photographs of Elma at various stages of her life. Elma the puppy, a few days after being adopted…

Rezoning proposal drawing fire in Riverview

By MELODY JAMESON RIVERVIEW – Another showdown over uses of showman-owned residential properties is taking shape here once again. This time the issue is whether a zoning overlay on specific…

Trick or treating for a chunk of your 24.7 pounds of candy

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Perhaps there was a day of old in which Halloween was all about ghosts, goblins, thrills and chills. But the truth is that Halloween today is all…

Dog park finished, skate park under way

By PENNY FLETCHER APOLLO BEACH – An area residents say has gone to the dogs will soon also be the home of skateboarders. A dog park is finished and ground…

Obituaries October 20, 2011

Edward C. Rudolphy Edward C. Rudolphy (Ed), 85, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away October 13 after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 62 years,…

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