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In Sun City Center: Remembrance and honor to those who gave

In Sun City Center: Remembrance and honor to those who gave

Col. Mike Escudie of the United States Central Command at MacDill AFB in Tampa looked out at the packed, newly renamed Veterans Theater at the Kings Point North Clubhouse on…

Ruskin VFW Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend

Ruskin VFW Celebrates  Memorial Day Weekend

By LISA STARK There’s a newly installed bronze statue that can be seen in front of the white building on U.S. 41 that depicts a soldier carrying a fallen comrade…

Sun City Center hosts ‘Snap to Win’ photo contest

Sun City Center hosts ‘Snap to Win’ photo contest

By KEVIN BRADY How do you see Sun City Center? Answer that question with a photo and your wallet will thank you. Starting next month, the Sun City Center Community…

Borini Theatre renamed Veterans Theater on Memorial Day

Borini Theatre renamed Veterans Theater on Memorial Day

On Monday, May 25, 2015, only minutes before the annual Memorial Day Ceremony would begin to a full house, the Borini Theatre was officially renamed Veterans Theater by the Federation…

World War II veteran, 92, honored

World War II veteran, 92, honored

By KEVIN BRADY “Everyone loved their country.” That’s how Evelyn Mastalerz remembers World War II. The Sun City Center resident is one of a diminishing group of veterans from the…

Ana Banana hosts a day for kids, fishing and cupcakes

Ana Banana hosts a day for kids, fishing and cupcakes

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Captain Joel Brandenburg, the name behind Ana Banana Fishing Company, a charter fishing service out of Little Harbor, has a resumé that doesn’t read much like a…

Donating time and talent to American veterans

Donating time and talent to American veterans

By LISA STARK From singing Christmas carols for military servicemen to baking cookies to send overseas to the troops, Valencia Lakes resident Louise Ferla has always kept one thing closest…

Commentary: Virtually gathering with the neighbors

Commentary: Virtually gathering with the neighbors

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN South Hillsborough’s real communities are beginning to spring up online as virtual communities. There are community bulletin boards, classified ads for Apollo Beach and even a board…

On the Horizon

On the Horizon

New Riverview addiction center to hire 150 full-time workers By PENNY FLETCHER These days, just about every family has a relation, or someone they know, with an addiction, whether it’s…

You, me and business: Use the Chamber

You, me and business: Use the Chamber

By Dana Dittmar CEO, SCC Chamber of Commerce Is this a typical work day for you? You get in a little early and grab a cup of coffee.    Look…

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