Bloomingdale

Local Bank Targeted In Recent Robberies, $10,000 Reward Offered

Local Bank Targeted In Recent Robberies, $10,000 Reward Offered

  By Tamas Mondovics For the second time in less than three months, PNC Bank located at 112 W. Bloomingdale Ave. in Brandon was the target of a robbery, in which the suspect threatened bank employees with the possible use of an explosive device. According to HCSO officials, the most recent incident occurred on Monday, […]

Bloomingdale Neighborhood Updates Names, Announces Scholarship Winner

Bloomingdale Neighborhood Updates Names, Announces Scholarship Winner

  By Joy Boisselle “Old” Neighborhoods Get New Names On Saturday, June 14, the Bloomingdale Homeowners Association (BHA) and Bloomingdale Special Taxing District members, Hillsborough County Office of Neighborhood Relations Wanda Sloan, and residents of the newly designated neighborhoods, Fairway Park and Bloomingdale Pointe, attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the new neighborhood name designations. […]

Upcoming Events In Bloomingdale Communities

Upcoming Events In Bloomingdale Communities

  By Nicole Heubusch Channing Park Popcorn in the Park On Saturday, July 12 there will be a Popcorn in the Park event for all Channing Park residents. There will be activities for kids and the movie begins at dusk. For more information about Popcorn in the Park and other upcoming events, e-mail channing parklifestyle@gmail.com.  […]

Local Student Emerges As Future Leader

Local Student Emerges As Future Leader

  By Michelle Colesanti Sometimes with all the negative press, we don’t step back and appreciate what is right in our society; our local young students who will excel and become our leaders of tomorrow. One such student, Newsome High School graduate Mitch Verboncoeur, received a full ride Cornell Scholarship to attend Rollins College in […]

Christmas In July Bazaar In Lithia Hosted By Grace United Methodist Church

Christmas In July Bazaar In Lithia Hosted By Grace United Methodist Church

  By Sandy Townsend For the second year, vendors will sell everything from handmade gifts to home decor on Saturday, July 26 at the Christmas in July Bazaar, which will be held at Grace United Methodist Church at FishHawk. The bazaar will take place from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church, which is located at […]

Brandon Chamber Annual Legislative Wrap-Up

Brandon Chamber Annual Legislative Wrap-Up

  By Tamas Mondovics Featuring its 2014 annual Legislative Wrap-Up, Synergy, The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce’s monthly membership luncheon, was pleased to host State Senator Tom Lee, State Representatives Dan Raulerson, R-Plant City, and Ross Spano, R-Dover, last month. Taking advantage of the venue held on the first Tuesday of each month at The […]

Life Church Back 2 School Bash Promises Mega Fun Time

Life Church Back 2 School Bash Promises Mega Fun Time

  By Marisa Webber Ripping phone books, snapping clipboards, and showing off his muscles, Mega Man will be making an appearance at this year’s Back 2 School Bash being held by Life Church at FishHawk. This family friendly event is not only entertaining, but also beneficial for students and families preparing for the school year. […]

Greater Brandon Chamber Accepting 2015 Leadership Brandon Class Nominations

Greater Brandon Chamber Accepting 2015 Leadership Brandon Class Nominations

  Staff Report The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2015 Leadership Brandon class. Leadership Brandon is the chamber’s community leadership development program, and includes a series of seminars, tours and interactive presentations that highlight various leadership development and community awareness initiatives, mostly held on the third Wednesday of the […]

FishHawk Resident Honored During 20th Annual Our Heroes Luncheon

FishHawk Resident Honored During 20th Annual Our Heroes Luncheon

  By Tamas Mondovics Since 1994, men and women of law enforcement and fire rescue in Hillsborough County have been honored for their everyday acts of courage, valor, fearlessness and selflessness during the annual Our Heroes Luncheon ceremony. This year 17 recipients, including FishHawk resident HCSO District IV Deputy Phillip Merkle, were recognized for providing […]

Faces Of Courage Offers Cancer Camp To Women Of Color In Community

Faces Of Courage Offers Cancer Camp To Women Of Color In Community

  By Libby Hopkins Maya Angelou once said, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Many women of color from all around Tampa Bay and beyond love the way Peggie Sherry and her foundation, Faces of Courage […]