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HCSO warns of COVID-19 scam

HCSO warns of COVID-19 scam

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office warns against COVID-19 scam By LOIS KINDLE If someone knocking on your door or calling your phone number offers at-home COVID-19 testing, shut the door or…

COVID-19: Local updates and info

COVID-19: Local updates and info

  For more than 60 years The Observer News has been known as the “good news” community newspaper. During this time of uncertainty, we will continue providing stories about interesting…

Massing of Colors video available

Massing of Colors video available

Massing of Colors video available By PHYLLIS HODGES If you missed the Massing of Colors event March 8 at Community Hall in Sun City Center, a video is available for…

Dolores Berens passes away at 92

Dolores Berens passes away at 92

Community loses Dolores Berens, founder of Samaritan Alzheimer’s Auxiliary By LOIS KINDLE One of Sun City Center’s most dedicated volunteers passed away March 16, succumbing to cancer at age 92…

COVID-19 and protecting yourself from medicare fraud

COVID-19 and protecting yourself from medicare fraud

COVID-19 and protecting yourself from medicare fraud Every year, many seniors are targeted by scammers who want to steal their Medicare numbers to do things like rack up fake health…

Hope spreads faster than a virus

Hope spreads faster than a virus

CHAMBER NEWS & VIEWS Hope spreads faster than a virus I am writing this column on Sunday, as I usually do. It’s then sent to The Observer News. But you…

School closed but meals still offered

School closed but meals still offered

‘Grab-and-Go’ meals keep kids fed during coronavirus school shutdown By LINDA CHION-KENNEY To ensure students who qualify for food assistance don’t go hungry during the coronavirus school shutdown, “Grab-and-Go” feeding…

‘Special season’ dining options to address coronavirus mandates

‘Special season’ dining options to address coronavirus mandates

South Hillsborough restaurants offer ‘Special season’ dining options to address coronavirus mandates By LINDA CHION KENNEY With the slogan, “Eat, Drink and Support Local Business,” the South Hillsborough Restaurants public…

Wimauma land purchase approved for schools

Wimauma land purchase approved for schools

Hillsborough school board votes to buy Bishop Road property By LINDA CHION KENNEY Hillsborough County School Board members at their March 10 meeting agreed to purchase 60 acres on Bishop…

Apollo Beach youth has heart for helping others

Apollo Beach youth has heart for helping others

Apollo Beach youth has heart for helping others By LOIS KINDLE Sixteen-year-old Duncan Vasquez began volunteering at the tender age of 8, working every annual festival thereafter for the SouthShore…

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