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After the bombs hit my ship…

After the bombs hit my ship…

One man’s story of Pearl Harbor and the months that followed… By PENNY FLETCHER The boat to shore was due to arrive around 8 a.m. but Ed Socha had forgotten…

Cancer became catalyst for a changed life

Cancer became catalyst for a changed life

By MELODY JAMESON SUN CITY CENTER –Drifting through a desultory life, she was in an unsatisfactory marriage, driving herself each day to a job she detested, equipped with a useful…

Dec. 7, 1941: The day these children learned the meaning of war

Dec. 7, 1941: The day these children learned the meaning of war

By PENNY FLETCHER SUN CITY CENTER — Seven-year-old Arnold Larson thought he was watching a fireworks show until his dad handed him a .22 caliber rifle and instructed him to…

Riding a bullet train to a new definition of peace

By NICK NARIGON On Thanksgiving weekend my wife Lisa and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary. To make it special, Lisa took her first vacation in six months. Ever since…

Obituaries December 6, 2012

Robert Barrows Gardiner Robert Barrows Gardiner, Jr., 77, of Sun City Center, FL, died peacefully on November 27, 2012 at LifePath Hospice with his devoted wife, Jacqueline (Lynn), and his…

The holidays kick off with Winterfest at Winthrop Town Centre

Winterfest at Winthrop Town Centre in Riverview offered a great excuse for families to kick start the holidays under perfectly blue skies last weekend. The event, sponsored by the Greater…

Fifth Annual Christmas Madrigal Dinner

The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center presented A Christmas Madrigal Dinner V, “The Golden Years” November 30 and December 1 at the church located at 1210 Del Webb…

RVHS and Newsome team up to present Oklahoma!

According to the Wall Street Journal, if ever a show has earned an exclamation point, it is Oklahoma! Opening on Dec. 13, Riverview High School and Newsome High School will…

Observations: Reflections on the living room wall

In the early morning darkness, I could see the flashing lights of the police car parked outside my house reflecting on the walls of our living room. I was a…

It’s Christmastime in the city

Leftover Thanksgiving turkey may still be on the menu but Christmas and the holiday season is already in full swing around the Tampa Bay area.…

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