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Paleo Preserve Museum in Ruskin

Paleo Preserve Museum in Ruskin

Leisey Shell Pit fossil find reflects life in prehistoric era By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Talk about a trip back through time! But this is ridiculous. A veritable Jurassic Park, albeit…

Chamber’s Spring Trade Expo designed with residents in mind

Chamber’s Spring Trade Expo designed with residents in mind

By LOIS KINDLE The Sun City Center Area Chamber is pulling out all the stops to make this year’s Spring Trade Expo its best yet. The event will take place…

FEMA hosting special open house meetings to discuss, answer questions about new flood zone maps

FEMA hosting special open house meetings to discuss, answer questions about new flood zone maps

By CARL MARIO NUDI Manatee County officials are encouraging residents to attend one of two special open house meetings to learn about the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) new preliminary…

Palmetto Library offers living stories

Palmetto Library offers living stories

Living Library program allows people to ‘check out’ a person at the Palmetto Library By CARL MARIO NUDI If you have ever wondered what it was like to live during…

Obituaries for the week of March 28, 2019

Obituaries for the week of March 28, 2019

John Gallagher John Gallagher, 80, of Seminole, passed away on March 17, 2019. Born in New York City to the late Katherine Hennessey and Anthony Gallagher, he was a retired…

I lie about my age. And I like cake.

I lie about my age. And I like cake.

Chamber News & Views I lie. About my age. Always have. Always will. This topic usually comes up around other people’s birthdays. Last week, our Marketing Specialist Kristy Mahoney, celebrated…

Motoring Tampa Bay car review

Motoring Tampa Bay car review

Outlander plug-in hybrid a worthwhile first effort By NITISH S. RELE motoringtampabay@gmail.com We have driven several versions of the Mitsubishi Outlander with the somewhat okay 2.4-liter 4-cylinder and 3.0-liter V6…

New radio station in SCC

New radio station in SCC

Real estate agent opens new radio station with religious format By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON The SCC Observer recently visited with Ron Cress, owner and operator of a new radio station…

Riverview Sharks on a roll

Riverview Sharks on a roll

Riverview Flag Football continues to roll Log 2 wins at One Buc Place The Riverview Sharks Flag Football team has played two and won two games at the Tampa Bay…

3 South Shore teams in Saladino Tourney

3 South Shore teams in Saladino Tourney

Area is hotbed for high school diamond action LENNARD, RIVERVIEW, EAST BAY By STEVE JACKSON The Saladino Tournament was established in 1981 as a memorial to Tony Saladino Sr. to…