Bloomingdale

Addy Benz Receives 2014 Zachary Tucker H.E.R.O. Award

Addy Benz Receives 2014 Zachary Tucker H.E.R.O. Award

  Staff Report The Zachary Tucker H.E.R.O. Award is given to one fifth grade student at Lithia Springs Elementary School who displays the characteristics H – happy attitude, E – excellent student, R – respected friend, O – outstanding athlete. These are the characteristics displayed by Zach Tucker, who was a Lithia Springs student who […]

Bloomingdale Residents Enjoy Free Yoga & More

Bloomingdale Residents Enjoy Free Yoga & More

  By Nicole Heubusch Free Yoga In The Park For Bloomingdale East Residents Bloomingdale residents are being offered free yoga classes every Saturday morning from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Somerset/Bloomingdale Cove, a private park at the end of Culbreath Rd. Classes will be held by certified yoga instructor and Bloomingdale resident Dina White. She is […]

Jamie Jacobs And Julestarz Academy Bring Entertainment School To FishHawk

Jamie Jacobs And Julestarz Academy Bring Entertainment School To FishHawk

  By Robyn St. James Florida is the third largest market in the United States for commercials. The rest of the entertainment industry isn’t far behind. In an exciting and innovative industry, only the best will do. Jamie Jacobs is cornering an unique niche in the entertainment industry. Jacobs has been in the entertainment business […]

Bike Donations Needed As Newsome Marching Band Embarks On “Le Tour” This Season

Bike Donations Needed As Newsome Marching Band Embarks On “Le Tour” This Season

  By Denise Melone After an amazing season in 2013-2014, the Newsome marching band is now ready to take on the most famous bike race in the world. When asked about this year’s program, Band Director Michael J. Miller said, “Le Tour is a musical and visual representation of the famed bike race, Tour de […]

Wayback Burgers Celebrates One Year In FishHawk

Wayback Burgers Celebrates One Year In FishHawk

  By Bonnie Mentel Wayback Burgers has been serving the FishHawk community the past year with fresh burgers, chicken sandwiches and hand spun milkshakes. “We’re going to be having our one year anniversary on Thursday, August 14. We’ll be having food specials throughout the day, giving away promotional items and making it a fun one-year […]

Annual Buddy Cruise Conference Hosts Emmy Award Winning Writer

Annual Buddy Cruise Conference Hosts Emmy Award Winning Writer

  Staff Report Buddy Cruise Inc. announces the 2014 sailing of its annual conference, which will be its largest to date. This non-profit charity has been providing resources, promoting inclusion and awareness for individuals with special needs for seven years.  Founders Pamela and Jorge Arnoldson could not be prouder of this year’s participation. “Our mission […]

Seeds Of Hope Backpack Program Provided Over 160 Needy Families With Food This Summer

Seeds Of Hope Backpack Program Provided Over 160 Needy Families With Food This Summer

  By Michelle Caceres Not all backpacks are filled with school supplies. At Stowers, Pinecrest, Buckhorn and Nelson Elementary Schools’ summer school programs, some were filled with peanut butter or pancake mix and syrup, provided to families in need through Seeds of Hope’s Summer Backpack Program. A weekly program, the backpacks are distributed to students […]

Ben Simon Earns Second Networking Concepts National Title

Ben Simon Earns Second Networking Concepts National Title

  By Tamas Mondovics Sixteen-year-old local computer technology student, Ben Simon, has done it again. He became a national champion after winning first place during the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Competition, where he competed in Networking Concepts. Held earlier this summer in Nashville Tenn., the event saw more than 100 competitors from […]

Hillsborough County Earns Highest Overall Recycling Rate In Florida

Hillsborough County Earns Highest Overall Recycling Rate In Florida

  By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County officials were pleased to announce a recent recognition, which would not have been possible was it not for the vigilance on the part of area residents and community-minded neighborhoods. According to the recently released report by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, communities of Hillsborough County have earned the […]

Friends Of FishHawk Night Of Honor To Fundraise For Honor Flight Mission

Friends Of FishHawk Night Of Honor To Fundraise For Honor Flight Mission

  By Michelle Colesanti It is rare to find individuals who form a local non-profit organization for the sole purpose of helping others, whether to help a family in the community or helping to meet the needs of local social agencies. Kelly Rowjohn is the driving force behind Friends of FishHawk. “We get together and […]