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Three candidates vie for title of Honorary Mayor of Riverview

Three candidates vie for title of Honorary Mayor of Riverview

On August 6 a Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce Kick-Off Party was held for the 2014 Honorary Mayor of Riverview Race.  A large crowd of spectators gathered at Barnacles in…

Obituaries August 15, 2013

Russell L. Marchese Russell L. Marchese, Sr., 79, of Sun City Center, Fla., passed away peacefully on August 8, 2013. He was a loving husband of 56 years to Antonia…

Observations: These kids today

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Young people have been in the news lately, and most of that news hasn’t been particularly favorable. If you have read any such articles you could be…

Only 1,181 days to go and Florida doesn’t matter. Yet.

By Mitch Traphagen DES MOINES, IOWA – Here is something to make some Americans wake up screaming: it has only been nine months since the 2012 election with its relentless assault…

SCC residence goes up in flames

By CAROL MACALISTER The alarm was received by Hillsborough County Fire Rescue at 6:43 p.m. on Aug. 12 for the home at 1738 West Del Webb Blvd. Eight engines, one…

33rd Tampa Bay Senior Games sign-ups going on now

By PENNY FLETCHER Couples like Barbara and Joe Mignogna find that doing things together sometimes involves more than having dinner or watching TV. The Mignognas, who have lived in Sun City…

A sweet way to beat the heat

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Unless you live in a (blissfully cool) cave, you know that it is August and in Florida that means it’s hot outside. In fact, the weather forecast…

A big man on a small farm lends a helping hand

A big man on a small farm lends a helping hand

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN John Lawson is never far from a hearty laugh. “I tell people that I’m a big man on a small farm,” he said, noting his large frame.…

Angling for sponsors, participants, and fish!

Angling for sponsors, participants, and fish!

BY PENNY FLETCHER Stephen Hoffman’s experiences with cutting-edge medical technology that helped a family member many years ago has kept him ready to help research in any way he can.…

County to expand fire-rescue stations; and build some new

BY PENNY FLETCHER Fires and medical emergencies are serious business and Hillsborough County is planning some major advances in several areas of South County. New facilities will be built in…

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