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Riverview businessman jumps back into state politics

Riverview businessman jumps back into state politics

By PENNY FLETCHER Peter Allen of Riverview has fought for what he refers to as “We the People” for almost 25 years. Starting with a bid for a county commission…

Uniquely Ruskin, seriously cool: Firehouse Cultural Center opens doors to South Hillsborough for The Big Draw

Uniquely Ruskin, seriously cool: Firehouse Cultural Center opens doors to South Hillsborough for The Big Draw

  As one of the oldest communities in South Hillsborough, the arts have been part of Ruskin since its founding at the dawn of the last century. Ruskin’s namesake was…

Swimming to victory at the Florida Senior Games

Swimming to victory at the Florida Senior Games

By LISA STARK Sun City Center swimmer Ted Riley’s favorite stroke is the “freestyle crawl,” but don’t be fooled by the name: there’s nothing slow about it. “Riley blows everyone…

Escape from Alcatraz: An enduring mystery with roots in Ruskin comes back to life after 53 years

Escape from Alcatraz: An enduring mystery with roots in Ruskin comes back to life after 53 years

On Oct. 12 at 9 p.m., the History Channel will air a documentary on the escape from Alcatraz, suggesting new answers have been found, possibly solving one of the great…

At Mosaic, sustainability is not a buzzword, but a broad term

At Mosaic, sustainability is not a buzzword, but a broad term

With a $2 billion dollar settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency announced last week, the Director of Sustainability at Mosaic talks food, communities and responsibilities — all free of buzzwords…

Obituary: October 8, 2015

Hester Ann Hare Rowe Hester Ann Hare Rowe, 97, died September 22, 2015, in Sun City Center, Fla. Surviving are her husband Russell; daughter MaryAnn; sons W. Douglas (wife Margaret)…

For CareFest volunteers, faith with works is alive and well

For CareFest volunteers, faith with works is alive and well

By KEVIN BRADY They came by the hundreds across the Tampa Bay area, driven by their faiths, all united under one banner: To help others and turn the spirit of…

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