Home » 2012 » May (Page 2)

Obituaries May 17, 2012

Georgia B. WadeGeorgia B. Wade, 94, passed away Friday morning, May 4, 2012.  She was born November 3, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois. She received her Bachelor and Masters degree at…

Riverview Elementary students get into the beat at cultural center

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The entire first grade at Riverview Elementary School visited the Firehouse Cultural Center in Ruskin on Thursday for a performance and program with Hammerhead Steel Drum Band.…

Observations: Such a good girl

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Dr. Dani McVety from Lap of Love is a remarkable woman. She came to our house to help us through one of the hardest things we’ve ever…

Rural intersection turns deadly, again and again

By MELODY JAMESON RUSKIN — Once heard, seen, smelled, the tons of colliding metal powered by igniting fuel, twisting together, separating crazily, spilling shattered glass, personal possessions, vehicle fluids, human…

A Mom’s mission to help vets and soldiers grieve

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN RUSKIN — Kelly Kowall needed a sign. She didn’t want a nebulous sign subject to the interpretation of the moment. She needed something serious, something strong. It…

Out of work? Check South County’s newest job resource

BY PENNY FLETCHER RUSKIN — South County residents who are out of work no longer have to travel to Brandon or Tampa to check the lists of available jobs. A…

Historic structure returns to its roots this weekend

By MELODY JAMESON RUSKIN – Most working artists aiming for an appreciative audience seek out an appropriate gallery frequented by that certain type of art aficionados. Maybe something on the…

Obituaries May 10, 2012

Robert Thomas “Rocky” CarverRobert Thomas “Rocky” Carver, 57, of Riverview passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012. Born in Tampa, Rocky was a life-long resident. He was a member of…

85.4 million Mothers are waiting to hear from you

By Mitch Traphagen According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 85.4 million mothers living in the United States. Chances are, one of them is yours and she’s waiting to…

Observations: Losing a friend

By Mitch Traphagen Maybe it’s just futility. I’ve spent the past few weeks searching for and possibly finding a calling, but I never really understood the parameters of what I…

Page 2 of 3123