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Scout heads off to fulfill his destiny

Scout heads off to fulfill his destiny

By LOIS KINDLE A bright-eyed yellow Lab named Scout has been training for almost two years to live his life for someone else. The Southeastern Guide Dogs puppy and eight other…

Riverview Chamber to help new teachers get a running start on school year

Riverview Chamber to help new teachers get a running start on school year

Aug. 4 Teaching to Excellence breakfast provides new teachers with needed supplies and a few gifts. BY YVETTE C. HAMMETT New teachers start their careers with small paychecks, big expectations and…

Snead Island Company in hands of 3rd generation

Snead Island Company in hands of 3rd generation

By CARL MARIO NUDI If you were driving quickly from Palmetto on the mainland to Snead Island across the humpback bridge, you would not even notice the Snead Island Crab…

Everyone found a friend in Ron Simpson

Everyone found a friend in Ron Simpson

By LOIS KINDLE The South Shore community continues to mourn the passing of longtime supporter and friend Ron Simpson, who slipped away peacefully July 14 at the LifePath Hospice House…

Renowned area artist exhibits — and speaks — at the Tampa Museum of Art

Renowned area artist exhibits — and speaks — at the Tampa Museum of Art

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Six works from renowned area artist Bruce Marsh — with two major pieces featuring scenes in Ruskin — are on exhibit at the Tampa Museum of Art,…

At Ruskin Moose Lodge, community turns out for the sight and sake of a child

At Ruskin Moose Lodge, community turns out for the sight and sake of a child

There was an outpouring of support from the greater community for Lily Grace James, a 6-year-old bay area girl with profound vision impairments and the resultant challenges. She was the…

SCC activist wins county leadership award

SCC activist wins county leadership award

By PHYLLIS HODGES In Sun City Center, it is quite a task to single out individuals who are making significant community contributions. Hillsborough County has done just that, however, by…

Chamber View: To buy or not to buy is the question

Chamber View: To buy or not to buy is the question

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce I was recently shopping at Costco, and when I entered the store, I noticed a young woman placing a decorative…

You, me and business: Summer doldrums? I don’t think so

You, me and business: Summer doldrums? I don’t think so

By DANA SCHROEDER CEO, SCC Chamber Last week, a group of us drove over to the new movie theater with the relaxed, weekend-is-starting expectation of having a nice dinner at…

Letters to the Editor July 27, 2017

Community turns out to help child I would like to thank, with all of my heart, the Ruskin Moose Lodge 813 LOOM officers: Wayne Stokes, administrator; George Gray, governor; Dave…

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