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Teams forming now for South Shore Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Teams forming now for South Shore Walk to End Alzheimer’s

By LOIS KINDLE Participating in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s could ultimately save many lives, perhaps even your own. According to Alzheimer’s Association statistics, more than 5 million Americans…

Irma brings power woes for seniors, residents across region

Irma brings power woes for seniors, residents across region

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Most of Hillsborough County joined two-thirds of the state of Florida sweating it out with no power when Hurricane Irma cast her fury on Florida’s West…

Falls leading cause of fatal, trauma-related injuries among seniors

Falls leading cause of fatal, trauma-related injuries among seniors

First of two free programs to take place at South Bay Hospital on Thursday, Sept. 21. By LOIS KINDLE Fall Prevention Awareness Day is Sept. 22, and the Sun City…

Preparations near completion for World Rowing Championships

Preparations near completion for World Rowing Championships

By CARL MARIO NUDI An army of workers was busy during the past several weeks preparing for the 2017 World Rowing Championships at the Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota County.…

Hikers, riders, sought for 20th annual Mystery Map event

Hikers, riders, sought for 20th annual Mystery Map event

By LOIS KINDLE The Friends of the Little Manatee State Park will offer some pre-Halloween fun for hikers, horseback riders, families and friends during the 20th annual Mystery Map event…

Clean Comedy Night to serve as fundraiser, a dose of anxiety relief after the storm

Clean Comedy Night to serve as fundraiser,  a dose of anxiety relief after the storm

BY YVETTE C. HAMMETT A night of clean comedy and good eats at The Regent on Sept. 29 will wrap up fundraising efforts for a piece of equipment that will allow…

Letters to the Editor September 21, 2017

Sun Towers Retirement Community makes room for couple in need On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Merry reached out for assistance on behalf of a local Sun City…

Lunch on the island. Almost.

Lunch on the island. Almost.

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Anna Maria Island is a jewel. The roads and traffic, on a beautiful weekend day, however, can be a test in patience. Finding a parking spot can…

Obituaries September 21, 2017

Margaret Nichols Margaret “Peggy” Nichols passed away Sunday, September 10, during the hurricane. She was born in Falls Village, Conn. on December 27, 1916, and was the only child of…

Hillsborough: Disaster assistance resources

Hillsborough: Disaster assistance resources

From Commissioner Victor Crist: Disaster Assistance Resources Are Available Resources for residents and businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma Hillsborough County residents impacted by Hurricane Irma are eligible for individual disaster…

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