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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 […]

Planning Commission Seeks Resident Input To Weigh In On Future County Growth

Planning Commission Seeks Resident Input To Weigh In On Future County Growth

  By Tamas Mondovics Opening with the statement, “You spoke. We listened,” the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission and the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization for Transportation MPO launched the second round of its initiative, dubbed Imagine Hillsborough 2040. Through an online interactive survey conducted from August 16, 2013 through November 11, 2013, Hillsborough County residents […]

Bloomingdale HOA Takes New Lead In Fight To Stop Big Box Development

Bloomingdale HOA Takes New Lead In Fight To Stop Big Box Development

By Tamas Mondovics With a new lawsuit against Hillsborough County and Red Cast Bloomingdale LLC on the horizon, members of the Bloomingdale Homeowners Association (HOA) joined by surrounding HOA officers met this month to confirm their desire to pursue their fight for the community. The effort involves the now well-known Bloomingdale Big Box and residential […]