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Chamber View

Chamber View

How lucky we are to have St. Joseph South in our community By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce This past Friday, my husband Bill had a scheduled…

Pigs in the Parking Lot

Pigs in the Parking Lot

Pigs in the Parking Lot was one heck of a party Thousands of area residents flocked to the 8th annual Pigs in the Parking Lot BBQ, Beer & Blues Festival…

You, me and business

You, me and business

Where’s my HGTV life? By DANA DITTMAR CEO, SCC Chamber There is one life lesson I have never learned — how to slow down from a constantly hectic pace. Supposedly,…

Positive Talk

Positive Talk

Are you still ‘an original’ and unique? By WILLIAM HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com A family member had a baby. As a good uncle, it was my responsibility to visit the mother and new…

Jonie at 95

Jonie at 95

Jonie at 95 By MITCH TRAPHAGEN mitch@observernews.net Aleta Jonie Maschek’s 94th year ended with a flurry. She attended a Broadway show at the Straz. She was crowned as a Ruskin…

Watermelon Rind Pickles

Watermelon Rind Pickles

Ruskin Woman’s Club pickle watermelon rinds for scholarship fund By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net May is a pickling time for members of the Ruskin Woman’s Club. For almost every one of the past 54 years,…

July 4 festivities

July 4 festivities

CA planning July 4 festivities By PHYLLIS HODGES hodgespress@gmail.com The SCC Community Association Independence Day pancake breakfast will be headed this year by Bob and Pat Sullivan and Linda Oddo.…

Lions are ready whenever there’s a need

Lions are ready whenever there’s a need

Lions are ready whenever there’s a need By LOIS KINDLE lois@observernews.net The 47 members of the Sun City Center Lions Club are all about service. It’s why they join and…

SCC Health and Wellness

SCC Health and Wellness

New detection device for artery disease  Bruce Bragg, a lifelong athlete and coach of two local lacrosse clubs, appears younger than his 49 years. Like most people in their 40s,…

Israel’s House

Israel’s House

Israel’s House offers counseling, referral services to Latino youth, families By YVETTE C. HAMMETT yvette@observernews.net Marta Rodriguez and Evelyn Pearce-Fearon, social workers for Hillsborough County Schools, have their hands full…