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Theater debate in SCC: Where do you stand?

Theater debate in SCC: Where do you stand?

HCC program encourages generational mix

HCC program encourages generational mix

By PENNY FLETCHER Mixing 18- and 80-year-olds in the classroom is a win-win situation for students and teachers alike. A special program at Hillsborough Community College in Ruskin allows Florida…

Repertoire of one-woman band spans nearly a century

Repertoire of one-woman band spans nearly a century

By PENNY FLETCHER She sings and plays songs popular more than 30 years before her birth and still knows many of the most popular songs of today. Listening to her…

Happy 104th, Mary

Happy 104th, Mary

Mary Bessignano, a resident of Belvedere Commons in Sun City Center, turned 104 years old Saturday, Sept. 13. The staff and residents at the senior living facility held a party…

High-school Football: East Bay downs Alonso, Lennard goes 3-0 for first time, Brandon spears Sharks

High-school Football: East Bay downs Alonso, Lennard goes 3-0 for first time, Brandon spears Sharks

By KEVIN BRADY Some high-school football pundits didn’t expect much from East Bay High School when they matched up against Alonso High. One local paper predicted East Bay would lose…

Riverview disability conference promises ‘Soup to Nuts’ program

Riverview disability conference promises ‘Soup to Nuts’ program

By KEVIN BRADY A free conference on disabilities next month promises an extensive program with everything from depression to caregiver burnout covered at the one-day event hosted by River of…

One day in September: Thirteen years marks a turning point for a somber and tragic anniversary

One day in September: Thirteen years marks a turning point for a somber and tragic anniversary

By Mitch Traphagen The 13th anniversary of what has come to be known simply as September 11 is upon us. Things change in time, wounds heal, certainly after more than…

Puppies on a mission to improve lives

Puppies on a mission to improve lives

By Mitch Traphagen Remi and Ginny took a ride in a golf cart. Ollie and Lucky got a boat ride. On Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Sun City Center home…

Alzheimer’s, Dementia Hospital Wristband Education Project

Alzheimer’s, Dementia Hospital Wristband Education Project

By LIA MARTIN People whose lives have been touched in some way by Alzheimer’s disease, or another form of dementia, understand Gary Joseph LeBlanc’s mission. They not only see their…

Mobile artist brings out the talent in you

Mobile artist brings out the talent in you

By PENNY FLETCHER Sand dollars on a beach. Peacock feathers. Flowers in a meadow. These are just some of the creative designs that can be painted on glass. Brenda Scott,…

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