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Failing seawalls at MiraBay cause division among residents

Failing seawalls at MiraBay cause division among residents

By PENNY FLETCHER Published May 26, 2016 There’s been much confusion about the failing seawalls in the MiraBay community in Apollo Beach, and who will pay to fix them. Should…

Ask Guido — Common Cents: How much does it cost to raise a child?

By EVAN GUIDO Parrish resident; Financial Advisor at Baird Wealth Management Children are special. There’s nothing like them. They can be our sweetest blessing, as well as our biggest frustration.…

Faith in Fitness: Healthy fat keeps you skinny fat!

By ROSIE KORFANT Parrish resident; Activities Coordinator JSA Medical Group, a Division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. Americans’ fear of fat harkens back to the U.S. Senate in July, 1976,…

How to upcycle your recycle bins

How to upcycle your recycle bins

By CARL MARIO NUDI Published May 26, 2016 The days of separating glass and plastic from newspapers and magazines, then dragging those two blue bins out to the curb for recycling…

A place for reflection and remembrance

A place for reflection and remembrance

By LISA STARK Published May 26, 2016 Every month, Apollo Beach resident and Army veteran Gene Mosco takes a 40-minute drive to the countryside of Sarasota to pay tribute to…

Historic National Guard Armory finds new life

Historic National Guard Armory finds new life

By CARl MARIO NUDI Published May 26, 2016 The Palmetto Community Redevelopment Agency soon will own the historic National Guard Armory building to use for its offices. “We will close…

Honor and remembrance on Memorial Day

Honor and remembrance on Memorial Day

Monday is the day to remember those men and women who gave their last full measure of devotion to this nation and to all of us. Memorial Day ceremonies will…

Playtime marks 3rd anniversary with festival, freebies and fun

Playtime marks 3rd anniversary with festival, freebies and fun

By LISA STARK Published May 26, 2016 Playtime in Apollo Beach will celebrate its third year in business with a Fun Festival (open to the public) on Saturday, June 25,…

Pigs in the Parking Lot: BBQ, Blues & Beer Fest

Pigs in the Parking Lot:  BBQ, Blues & Beer Fest

By LOIS KINDLE It was hot, it was sticky, but nobody seemed to care at last Friday’s annual Pigs in the Parking Lot BBQ, Blues & Beer Fest. Thousands of…

Local reggae-rock band Summer Survivors releases new album

Local reggae-rock band Summer Survivors releases new album

By ANDREA SHAY FREELANCE WRITER/PHOTOGRAPHER Published May 26, 2016 Sunday, May 22, marked the release date of local reggae-rock band Summer Survivors’ second album, “Hashed Out.” Formed in 2013, Summer…

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