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Still sweethearts after all these years

Still sweethearts after all these years

Still sweethearts after all these years By LOIS KINDLE Connie and Mike Lesko are celebrating their golden anniversary on May 23. Although they’ve been married for five decades, they still…

Parrish resident to compete in WorldSkills games

Parrish resident to compete in WorldSkills games

MTC web technology graduate going to Russia to compete in WorldSkills games By CARL MARIO NUDI Through the years Manatee Technical College students have consistently brought home winning medals from…

Live in the now!

Live in the now!

Chamber News & Views I think we’re all pretty much divided into two types of people: planners and those who like to fly by the seats of their pants. I…

Obituaries for week of May 23, 2019

Obituaries for week of May 23, 2019

Beverly Hibbard Beverly Hibbard, age 80, passed away Saturday morning in her home in Sun City Center, Fla. She is survived by her siblings Cathy Scovill and Dale Teetor. Beverly…

Don’t be lazy: It messes with dessert!

Don’t be lazy: It messes with dessert!

Chamber News & Views I get invited to tons of events each week. I don’t think I am exaggerating all that much. And I’d say about 99 percent of these…

Annual Ruskin Tomato & Heritage Festival is a wrap

Annual Ruskin Tomato & Heritage Festival is a wrap

This year’s event took place May 11 at E. G. Simmons Regional Park and drew thousands of visitors. Highlights included a Roamin’ Oldies car show of 35 vintage and custom…

Calling area bachelors…

Calling area bachelors…

The search is on for Senior Bachelors of South Shore calendar By PHYLLIS HODGES Eleven years ago, the South Shore Chapter of Aqua Viva Divas created a calendar featuring Sun…

Memorial for Justin Goff

Memorial for Justin Goff

Community comes together to honor one of the fallen The community came together May 4 to mourn the loss of Ruskin native and Sgt. 1st Class Justin Lowell Goff —…

Ruskin Elementary, 5 Others asked to seek new mascots

Ruskin Elementary, 5 Others asked to seek new mascots

East Bay retains ‘Indians’ nickname By STEPHEN FLANAGAN JACKSON East Bay High School will remain the East Bay Indians, but the Ruskin Elementary Braves will no longer carry the nickname…

Watermelon rind pickles on sale now!

Watermelon rind pickles on sale now!

Watermelon rind pickles on sale now! The GFWC Ruskin Woman’s Club’s annual batch of watermelon rind pickles is on sale now for $7 a pint. To place an order, call…