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Touch a Truck in Bradenton

Touch a Truck in Bradenton

Just a reminder that Downtown Central Library’s annual Touch a Truck event is taking place this Saturday, December 30, from 11 AM to 2 PM. It’s a great family event…

Holidays not so merry for many seniors

Holidays not so merry for many seniors

By LOIS KINDLE Many of us are so busy planning Christmas celebrations with family and friends, we forget there are thousands of seniors around us who live alone and have…

Riverview brothers hope to soar to Eagle Scout status with unique projects

Riverview brothers hope to soar to Eagle Scout status with unique projects

By YVETTE C. HAMMETT Two Riverview Boy Scouts have reached scouting’s pinnacle early in life, at the same time, offering an educational experience and lending a hand to a charity.…

Despite gray weather, the 2017 Golf Cart Parade was another hit

Despite gray weather, the 2017 Golf Cart Parade was another hit

By PHYLLIS HODGES The weather wasn’t exactly delightful for the 2017 Sun City Center Golf Cart Parade on Dec. 9, but it certainly wasn’t frightful. There were plenty of chuckles…

Looking up at the stars with the Deep Sky Observers

Looking up at the stars with the Deep Sky Observers

By CARL MARIO NUDI It was written that the three Magi looked to the skies to see the Star of Bethlehem in their search for the baby Jesus about two…

One Church One Child of Florida

One Church One Child of Florida

PRESS RELEASE: One Church One Child of Florida reaches out to local communities in efforts to help change the situation for Children in Florida.  On any given day, there are…

Goodson Farms seasonal opening best ever

Goodson Farms seasonal opening best ever

By LOIS KINDLE Folks around these parts know when Goodson Farms Produce Market opens each year, strawberry season has begun. “Opening day (Dec. 6) was our busiest ever,” said Jessica…

Observations: Soon it will be Christmas Day

Observations: Soon it will be Christmas Day

City sidewalks, busy sidewalks Dressed in holiday style In the air there’s a feeling of Christmas Children laughing, people passing Meeting smile after smile And on every street corner you…

Plight of the homeless in Southern Hillsborough County

Plight of the homeless in Southern Hillsborough County

By Tom Hinkebein Contributed Op-Ed Remember sleeping under the stars in the humid night air? It was fun and exciting to go on a camping excursion for a week or…

Obituaries December 21, 2017

James C. Porrett James C. Porrett, age 93, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 11, 2017 in the care of LifePath Hospice. Jim was born…

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