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Obituaries March 27, 2014

Ellen Marie Norton Ellen Marie Norton, 71, of Sun City Center, loving wife and mother, went to be with the Lord on March 19, 2014. She was preceded in death…

‘All Things Salsa’ festival set for Saturday

By KEVIN BRADY Fancy a party with music, games, great food and contests? Mark your calendar for March 29, when the “All Things Salsa” festival is set for 9 a.m. to…

Observations: Leaving home (Part 1)

Observations: Leaving home (Part 1)

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I  placed my hand on Brenda’s hand, and we just talked. I had known her for 13 years; she was my boss and my friend. I learned…

Even in quiet times, South County nonprofit works to save lives

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Shortly before every Fourth of July or New Year’s Eve, the television cameras and reporters come calling, and Sandy Duran once again relives the horrific night when her…

‘Healthy Living’ educational seminars: Treatment options for back pain

By LIA MARTIN Acute pain causes many adults to ask questions and seek answers. They describe it as a stabbing, burning, twisting, tearing or squeezing sensation. They will do most…

Cypress Creek woman recognized for charitable work

By PENNY FLETCHER Marge and Dick Yarger chose the Tampa Bay area because of their love of sports, but sports isn’t what their life’s been about. “When we lived in Port…

Ciccio Cali cuts ribbon with help of Riverview Chamber

By Kevin Brady With perfect weather and a nearby arts festival dropping thousands of potential customers near his doorstep, Matthew Lanza couldn’t have picked a much better day for a…

Local artists take center stage at Winthrop Arts Festival

By KEVIN BRADY Some of the area’s best artists helped draw thousands of visitors to Riverview for the sixth annual Winthrop Arts Festival, March 22 and 23. The festival showcased the…

Lennard High student wins college soccer scholarship

By Kevin Brady Kristopher Ospina is the rarest kind of athlete: The Earl J. Lennard High School standout soccer player has brains and brawn to burn. One of the best…

Poker Run benefits C.A.R.E. Animal Shelter

By KEVIN BRADY Animal lovers will take to the streets April 5 for a poker run to benefit a local animal shelter that has saved thousands of cats and dogs. “Cruisin’…

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