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Courage in the face of “The Big C”

Courage in the face of “The Big C”

By LISA STARK Cancer. “The Big C.” It’s a word that strikes terror in the hearts of many and stoic resolve in others. It’s not uncommon for people to shut…

Follies celebrate the real SCC, one you may not expect

Follies celebrate the real SCC, one you may not expect

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Ann Lee McKenzie is a dancer. She once danced with the lights — and Ray Bolger — on Broadway. Al Spatola spent his life as a professional…

SunTowers’ Caneen invited to White House Conference on Aging

SunTowers’ Caneen invited to White House Conference on Aging

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The White House Conference on Aging is a gathering of experts and professionals to help shape the course and improve the lives of the nation’s seniors —…

Treasure in your attic? Sports appraiser will let you know

Treasure in your attic?  Sports appraiser will let you know

By KEVIN BRADY Is there treasure in your attic? Michael Osacky has the answer. The sports card and memorabilia appraiser will host a free show at the Ruskin Library from…

Student pens winning Black History Month essay

Student pens winning Black History Month essay

By KEVIN BRADY A Riverview High School student was honored last week for his essay inspired by a coach who made a difference in his life. Juwuan Livingston, 18, a…

Hunger Gap Map pinpoints SCC seniors

Hunger Gap Map pinpoints SCC seniors

By KEVIN BRADY Hunger is a problem for some Sun City Center seniors, according to the Hunger Gap Map, a new report from the Tampa Bay Network to End Hunger.…

Lennard High School students prepare for careers in teaching

Lennard High School students prepare for careers in teaching

By LISA STARK Around her neck, Leslie Devlin wears a silver necklace that repeats the phrase “I Love You” over and over again between heart-shaped silver trinkets. As the head…

Have a Heart Caring Castle in its final week — donations still needed!

Have a Heart Caring Castle in its final week — donations still needed!

The last in a series of articles on South County groups benefiting from the “Have A Heart Caring Castle” community food drive co-sponsored by JSA Medical Group, WFLA Ch. 8 …

Making a Getaway from paradise

Making a Getaway from paradise

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN My finger was hovering over the “Purchase Tickets” button on the JetBlue website while my wife was on the phone with a cruise line. Our desperation had…

Best kept secret in SCC? The future of Village Plaza

Best kept secret in SCC? The future of Village Plaza

By KEVIN BRADY The Manhattan Project stayed secret for years but that was only the construction of the first atomic bomb in history. The future of the Village Plaza strip…

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