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Observations: Lessons in mortality

Observations: Lessons in mortality

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Young people, at least those with the good fortune of good health, as most have, are immortal. It usually takes something traumatic or, usually age, to learn…

Letters to the Editor October 5, 2017

South County: Do you really want your drive-in theatre? I ask this question because starting in January, when the weather was still comfortable at night, attendance went from long lines…

Chamber View: It’s good to be home

Chamber View: It’s good to be home

By TANYA DORAN Executive Director, Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce My husband Bill and I recently returned from a trip to Ireland, where we celebrated our 26th wedding anniversary. We…

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…

Observations: Zen and the art of ‘You’re welcome’

Observations: Zen and the art of ‘You’re welcome’

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I truly enjoy saying “Thank you” to people in the New York City area. There is something powerfully steeped into the culture of the area, both New York…

Letters to the Editor August 10, 2017

Great Service I have been using the services of M&M Printing for both the Kings Point Pelican Players and the Kings Point Baby Boomers. I have also placed ads in…

You, me and business: Time for the new directory

You, me and business: Time for the new directory

By DANA SCHROEDER CEO, SCC Chamber Every year the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce prints a directory of all of the chamber members. This publication is more than just…

Observations: Understanding paradise

Observations: Understanding paradise

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN Somewhere in a South Hillsborough community is a very dishonest young man. He backed into my wife’s car at a pretty good rate of speed, hitting right…

You, me and business: Budgets can bring freedom

You, me and business: Budgets can bring freedom

By DANA SCHROEDER CEO, SCC Chamber The other day I saw a pair of shoes that screamed out to me. As with most women, I am a shoe junkie. They…

Letters to the editor; August 3, 2017

Opioid epidemic Today’s headlines are focused on how the “Opioid Epidemic” is ruining the lives of those that became addicted to pain killers of various types.  Doctors may prescribe a…