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Hearing aids, insurance eyed in fight against dementia

Hearing aids, insurance eyed in fight against dementia

Florida state Rep. Ross Spano met with local health leaders recently to discuss how they could help support an aging population avoid isolation, loneliness and dementia. Present at the May…

Letter to the Editor: May 21, 2015

Dear Editor, I joined the Sun City Center Emergency Squad in 2014 after the death of my wife of 57 years. During the last years of her life, we were…

Obituaries: May 21, 2015

Frances Rosalie Bye Frances Rosalie Bye, born Frances Wilzback on November 16, 1921, in Lynbrook, N.Y., passed into the care and protection of our Lord on Friday, April 17, while…

A fence comes down on Florida history

A fence comes down on Florida history

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN No one visits Chokoloskee for the nightlife and city lights. During the warmer months particularly, there is some “evening life” as kids pedal bicycles around town with…

Trader Tots is new in Riverview

Trader Tots is new in Riverview

By LISA STARK For parents looking for clothes, toys, high chairs and strollers at a price that won’t break the bank, the opening of Trader Tots Resale in Riverview may…

The Beer Shed harbors a rich, storied history “Down by the River”

The Beer Shed harbors a rich, storied history “Down by the River”

By LISA STARK Legend has it that once you spend an evening at the Beer Shed in Riverview, you become part of the “family,” a family that now spans more…

Obituaries: May 14, 2015

Charles “Chuck” F. Kincade Charles “Chuck” F. Kincade, 85, of Apollo Beach, Fla. Born May 13, 1929. Entered into Eternal Rest May 6, 2015. Chuck proudly served in the United…

Give Day Tampa Bay nets more than $28K for local nonprofits

Give Day Tampa Bay nets more than $28K for local nonprofits

By KEVIN BRADY South County charities are $28,915 to the good today, thanks to an innovative online drive that raised funds for Bay area nonprofit groups. Give Day Tampa Bay…

On the horizon

Help the Scouts? That’s always a good choice By PENNY FLETCHER For several months, each monthly Native American celebration at RedHawk Ranch in Wimauma has held an auction of donated,…

Learning and losing the hard way

Learning and losing the hard way

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The jet plane’s wheels had just touched the pavement of the runway at the Atlanta airport when I learned that I had lost my friend of 45…

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