Home » 2012 » October (Page 2)

Thousands turn out for Trick or Treat Street

Thousands turn out for Trick or Treat Street

Thousands of children and their parents crowded into Riverview’s annual Trick or Treat Street event Saturday, held at Riverview High School. It is thought to be one of the largest…

Presidential campaign trail winds through South County

Presidential campaign trail winds through South County

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN SUN CITY CENTER — Some people may question the tastefulness of dressing up as the grim reaper and walking the streets of a retirement community, but in…

Heath wins honorary Mayor’s race

Heath wins honorary Mayor’s race

Elijah Heath, a financial adviser with Edward Jones, was named the winner of the 2013 Honorary Mayor of Riverview race. As a candidate, Heath represented the FishHawk-Riverview-Rotary Club with the…

Riverview woman takes feeding the hungry personally

Riverview woman takes feeding the hungry personally

By PENNY FLETCHER RIVERVIEW – Anita de Biase spends her whole week preparing for Sunday. She knows people will be waiting for her at all her regular stops and she…

New hospital inaugurated with celebration

New hospital inaugurated with celebration

By MELODY JAMESON Forecasting a future as bright as the morning sun overhead, leaders from around the South County celebrated official beginning of St. Joseph’s Hospital –South last week on…

The Bangles to perform at Hard Rock Cafe Tampa

The Bangles to perform at Hard Rock Cafe Tampa

TAMPA – The Bangles, an all-female band with big hits from the 80s, will be appearing at the Hard Rock Cafe in Tampa on Oct. 28. Tickets are on sale…

Santa Fe: America’s most artistic city

Santa Fe: America’s most artistic city

By WARREN RESEN – NATJA (North American Travel Journalists Association) Photos by JEANNE O’CONNOR and La Fonda Hotel Driving northwest from New Orleans toward Texas is where the climate, culture…

Obituaries October 25, 2012

Chester Watters Chester Watters, 87, of Sun City Center,  Florida passed away on Oct. 17, 2012. He was born on Nov. 3, 1924 in Brandon, Vermont, the son of Euclid…

County Extension Office identifies and advises on native and invasive plants

By PENNY FLETCHER SOUTH COUNTY ­— Many Floridians have lost flowers and shrubs because of the unusually cold winters these past few years and have been seeking plants that will…

The faith of fear

I think I need a Thundershirt. What is a Thundershirt, you may ask? I’m not entirely sure, but my dog Andi wears one whenever there’s thunder about. It is supposed…

Page 2 of 512345