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Hillsborough’s eroding jewel

By Mitch Traphagen Hillsborough County is home to 176 neighborhood parks, 10 regional parks, 265 athletic fields and 40 recreation centers. What is arguably the crown jewel of that collection…

Sportsman’s Club breaks in new backstop

By PENNY FLETCHER SUN CITY CENTER — The expression “point-and-shoot” doesn’t always refer to cameras. Some people like the idea of target shooting for sport, with pistols, rifles and arrows.…

Observations: Beyond Infinity

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The first few times I went to the nursing home, she didn’t wake up. I would stay for a few moments, then tell her I’d be back,…

Much Ado About Nothing now playing at the Straz Shimberg Playhouse

Much Ado About Nothing By William Shakespeare Directed by David M. Jenkins March 13 – April 7, 2013 Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Shimberg Playhouse 1010 North W.C. MacInnes…

Show business land use for Riverview: Yes or No?

Public meeting Thursday, March 21 BY PENNY FLETCHER Residents in the eastern area of Riverview are at odds over the look of their community. Some long-time residents who have been…

Hillsborough’s eroding jewel

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Hillsborough County is home to 176 neighborhood parks, 10 regional parks, 265 athletic fields and 40 recreation centers. What is arguably the crown jewel of that collection…

It was a Florida perfect weekend for the Manatee Festival of the Arts

The weather was Florida perfect as an estimated 10,000 people turned out for the 21st annual Manatee Festival of the Arts in Apollo Beach last weekend. The event included a…

An appreciation luncheon reveals keys to an optimum life

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN SUN CITY CENTER — At Homewood Residence at Freedom Plaza in Sun City Center, there is such a thing as a free lunch.  On March 7, the…

Mosaic named one of the Ethisphere’s 2013 World’s Most Ethical Companies

South County company recognized for leadership in ethical practices for second year in a row Plymouth, Minn — The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today received its consecutive recognition as one…

A different kind of circus story

By PENNY FLETCHER This is a different kind of story and there’s only one way to tell it- just the way it happened. It all started with a conversation I…

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