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Obituaries February 23, 2012

Bernice A. CoccoBernice A. Cocco, 74, of Sun City Center, Fl, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at her residence. Born in Norwalk, Ct, on April 7, 1937, Bernice…

For a giving Sun City Center businesswoman…. a time to receive

A true miracle occurred Friday night at the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce.  In less than six hours over $6,300 was donated in checks and cash to a medical…

Woman’s Club celebrates community involvement for a century

By MELODY JAMESON RUSKIN – On the frontier here one hundred years ago, this community’s women were enjoying a legal equality unknown to their sisters in northern cities. Their votes…

Observations: The pendulum swings

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I realized very early on in college that I could never major in finance. What caused that realization you may (but probably didn’t) ask?  It’s because the…

SCC senior expo targets con artists

By MITCH TRAPHAGENSUN CITY CENTER — According to the Federal Trade Commission, more than 25 million Americans are victims of fraud each year. As the fastest growing segment of the…

Your tax exempt group may be eligible for a grant

By PENNY FLETCHER SUN CITY CENTER — Money donated to the Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center finds its way all over South County and occasionally elsewhere if a…

Curtains rise at the Firehouse Cultural Center

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN RUSKIN — The curtains, or more accurately, the bay doors, are rising on the Firehouse Cultural Center in Ruskin this week with performance artist Leland Faulkner, the…

Seniors turn thumbs down on improvement program

By MELODY JAMESON SUN CITY CENTER — Following intense campaigns pro and con, residents here have rejected a community capital improvements building program and its proposed financing. The issues —…

Obituaries February 16, 2012

Shirley Ann McCormick Peterson GingeryShirley Ann McCormick Peterson Gingery of Freedom Plaza, Sun City Center, FL, died  Feb. 4. Shirley was born March 16, 1921 in Fairmount, IN, and graduated…

Community planners may pioneer a new approach locally

By MELODY JAMESON Considering application of a still novel approach, citizen community planners in the Little Manatee River area may chart new ground as they move into a second phase…

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