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Apollo Beach-based nonprofit group serves Purple Heart recipients

Apollo Beach-based nonprofit group serves Purple Heart recipients

By LOIS KINDLE After serving the country for 20 years, retired Army Lt. Colonel John McDaniel wanted to do more. He developed the idea of helping combat-wounded veterans during his…

FDOT offers to replace crape myrtles along U.S. 301 in Riverview

FDOT offers to replace crape myrtles along U.S. 301 in Riverview

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT The beautiful, mature crape myrtle trees, planted a decade ago along U.S. 301 in Riverview, have been on the chopping block more than once, as the…

Diners expected to flock to reopening of popular Ruskin restaurant

Diners expected to flock to reopening of popular Ruskin restaurant

By LOIS KINDLE Folks who love schnitzel, spätzle, sausages and strudel will rejoice this week as the Old Castle German Restaurant reopens as the Old Castle Restaurant & Beer Barn.…

Patriotism, honor and remembrance for Memorial Day

Patriotism, honor and remembrance for Memorial Day

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Monday, Memorial Day, as much of America enjoyed a day off from work, several hundred people gathered in Kings Point Veterans Theater for the annual Sun City…

Calvary Lutheran Church finally breaks ground on College Avenue acreage

Calvary Lutheran Church finally breaks ground on College Avenue acreage

By LOIS KINDLE Nineteen years is a long time to wait. But now, after almost two decades, Calvary Lutheran Church members wait no more. They are celebrating the recent groundbreaking…

Observations: You CAN go home again

Observations: You CAN go home again

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN It is a city so cool, so dynamic, so powerful — more powerful than any individual resident, regardless of wealth or status — that they actually named…

You, me and business

You, me and business

Hurricane season is here – are you prepared? By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber One of my favorite pictures of me as a kid was taken on Sept. 10, 1960.…

Obituaries: June 1, 2017

Barbara Ann Warner Barbara Ann Warner gained her angel wings on May 25, 2017. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that Barbara had touched in some…

Obituaries: May 25, 2017

Obituaries: May 25, 2017

Colonel Donald J. Acker Colonel Donald J. Acker, retired, U.S.A. of Sun City Center, Fla., formerly of West Hartford, Conn., died on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, while in the company…

Chamber View

Chamber View

Change is never easy at home or in business By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce After a long week, I’m writing this column from my home…

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