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Book tells of Terra Ceia Island settlers

Book tells of Terra Ceia Island settlers

New book, Miguel’s Bay, tells story of early Terra Ceia Island settlers By CARL MARIO NUDI Native residents of Manatee County are proud of their local heritage, with some tracing…

Robotic surgery a reality at South Bay Hospital

Robotic surgery a reality at South Bay Hospital

Surgical Robotics on call By PHYLLIS HODGES South Bay Hospital’s Open House on April 30 hosted a steady stream of visitors, anxious to get behind the controls of the hospital’s…

Preacher, teacher, now author

Preacher, teacher, now author

‘Luchador’ or wrestler’s mask provides inspiration for Rivera By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON Philip Rivera is the most incongruous Connecticut Yankee you will ever encounter. But Rivera’s penchant for writing, his…

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Children get a chance to see latest medical technology in action at South Bay Hospital Dozens of children of staff members at South Bay Hospital attended National Take Our Daughters…

CFTB donates $15K to Samaritan Services

CFTB donates $15K to Samaritan Services

Samaritan Services receives generous gift By LOIS KINDLE The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay recently gave Samaritan Services a most welcome shot in the arm, awarding the Sun City Center…

Complete Street proposals get input

Complete Street proposals get input

Palmetto residents provide input on 10th Avenue West Complete Street proposals By CARL MARIO NUDI On May 2 more than 100 interested people attended an open house presentation about the…

Maintaining balance for seniors

Maintaining balance for seniors

Balance problems are major concern for seniors By LOIS KINDLE According to the National Institute on Aging, balance problems are one of the most common reasons seniors seek medical help.…

Flood map changes proposed

Flood map changes proposed

FEMA proposes changes to Hillsborough County’s coastal flood maps By LOIS KINDLE For the first time in nearly three decades, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has updated flood maps…

Fun, family key to The Alley at South Shore’s success

Fun, family key to The Alley at South Shore’s success

Popular South Shore spot features 40,000 square feet of entertainment By KEVIN BRADY There’s no great secret to the success of The Alley at Shore South, a favorite for thousands…

Teaching hydroponics to gardeners/farmers

Teaching hydroponics to gardeners/farmers

Sustainable growing through hydroponics for farmers and home gardeners By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Small farmers and home gardeners across Hillsborough County can learn techniques in hydroponic gardening thanks to a…