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Harlem Wizards return to Lennard HS

Harlem Wizards return to Lennard HS

Harlem Wizards return to challenge Hoopstars The Harlem Wizards are returning to Lennard High School in Ruskin Saturday, Jan. 14, to take on the Hoopstars. The exhibition basketball game is…

CFTB establishes SCC fund

CFTB establishes SCC fund

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay establishes The Sun City Center Fund By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net For more than 25 years, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay has supported South Shore…

Dreams of a bullet-free sky

Dreams of a bullet-free sky

Dreams of a safe New Year free of falling bullets By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net Somewhere among us is an individual who’s celebratory bullet struck a 12-year-old boy in the head.…

The Circus is coming!

The Circus is coming!

Circus tickets available at The Observer News  office The annual Showmen’s Charity Circus is Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Showmen’s Event Center at 6915 Riverview Drive in Gibsonton, with three…

Obituaries: December 22, 2016

Obituaries: December 22, 2016

Barry R. Kolin Barry R. Kolin, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Friday, December 16, 2016 at Lifepath Hospice House in Sun City Center, Fla. He was the beloved husband…

Bridge Street Holiday Festival

Bridge Street Holiday Festival

Anna Maria Island Festival keeps the holiday spirit alive By ANDREA SHAY Anna Maria Island’s historic Bridge Street held its annual holiday festival Dec. 17 complete with live entertainment from the…

Bulk Food Superstore opens

Bulk Food Superstore opens

Bulk Food Superstore opens in Ruskin near Sun City Center By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net There’s always a buzz when a new retailer opens in South Shore. And it’s especially true,…

19-year-old EMT works with SCC Emergency Squad

19-year-old EMT works with SCC Emergency Squad

Apollo Beach teen is a man on a mission By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net At age 19, William Reyes has accomplished more than many other guys in their mid to late…

More than health care

More than health care

JSA promotes healthier lifestyles with fun By PHYLLIS HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com Not all the folks streaming in the JSA Medical Group clinic (behind Taco Bell in The Marketplace shopping plaza) are…

Santa at GSM

Santa at GSM

Santa comes early to Good Samaritan Mission By KEVIN BRADY Hundreds of children will celebrate Christmas with a toy Dec. 25 thanks to Christmas Blessings, Good Samaritan Mission’s annual toy…