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Local Christian school celebrates 50 years

Local Christian school celebrates 50 years

Ruskin Christian School notes 50th anniversary Rumsey, Vanderveer, Alexander provide leadership for 271 students, 30 faculty and staff By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON “Let the little children come to Me, and…

From healthcare to haircare — this hair nurse is special

From healthcare to haircare — this hair nurse is special

‘Hair Nurse’ offers comfort, dignity to cancer treatment clients By YVETTE C. HAMMETT There are days when Lisa Allen is pleased that her rented space at a local hair salon…

Local university expansion underway

Local university expansion underway

Gannon University expansion underway By PHYLLIS HODGES There have been some impressive happenings in the past three years at the Ruskin campus of Gannon University. Beginning with a handful of…

Newly found sister

Newly found sister

With the ‘stroke of a pen,’ adopted woman learns she has new family By LOIS KINDLE Sun City Center resident Sheila Weidel and her siblings received an unexpected Christmas gift this…

A long history in citrus

A long history in citrus

The Citrus Place on Terra Ceia Island has a long history in Manatee County By CARL MARIO NUDI Sid Tillett has been working at his father and mother’s business, The…

Extended hours for The Fish House

Extended hours for The Fish House

Ruskin’s Fish House restaurant is alive and well By LOIS KINDLE Despite recent reports to the contrary, The Fish House in Ruskin is very much in business and not facing…

It’s circus time!!

It’s circus time!!

Circus tickets available at The Observer News office Saturday, Jan. 5 • 1, 4 and 7 p.m. The annual Showmen’s Charity Circus is Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Showmen’s Event…

Wintertime is sublime…

Wintertime is sublime…

Wintertime is actually Dec. 21 through March 20, but with all the cold fronts that have arrived, it’s definitely feeling like winter. The water temperatures have fallen into the 60s…

New year — new outlook

New year — new outlook

Chamber News & Views I’m not really a fan of New Year’s resolutions. They’re too easy to break, and that makes me feel like a failure early on in the…

Lennard boys’ soccer slams Armwood

Lennard boys’ soccer slams Armwood

Visit Bulls after holidays By STEVE JACKSON RUSKIN — After six straight wins to open the season, Coach Dominic Coco’s boys’ soccer got knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten…

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