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High-School Football: Lennard, Riverview win; Bloomingdale downs East Bay

High-School Football: Lennard, Riverview win; Bloomingdale downs East Bay

By KEVIN BRADY The Lennard Longhorns’ remarkable season continues, with the team now 6-1 after beating perhaps their toughest opponent of the season, Jefferson, 39-34. “It was big but there…

Top talents’ art on display at SouthShore Library

Top talents’ art on display at SouthShore Library

By PENNY FLETCHER Johanna Pol started painting at four years old. The problem was, she painted on all her family’s walls. “My father was an artist, and I knew when…

Ruskin woman on a mission to Ebola-ravaged West Africa

Ruskin woman on a mission to Ebola-ravaged West Africa

By KEVIN BRADY There surely cannot be anywhere on the planet that fewer people would visit right now than West Africa. Ravaged by the deadly Ebola virus, the region is…

SCC Library: small, with big-time connections

SCC Library: small, with big-time connections

By LIA MARTIN Contributing writer Librarian Elaine Birkinshaw says her favorite job of all time was when she was the librarian of a bookmobile library in Sarasota County. “Each stop…

“Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up”

“Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up”

Spike doesn’t seem to mind his humans dressing him up for Halloween, especially since he’s portraying a fierce dragon. This proves that even pets can enjoy the prospect of dressing…