Bloomingdale

9,400 FishHawk Voters Are Target For Upcoming Election Candidates

9,400 FishHawk Voters Are Target For Upcoming Election Candidates

  By Brock Mikosky Tip O’neill, former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, once said, “All politics is local.”  Nowhere is this more apparent than eastern Hillsborough County. Once again, election season is has arrived. Along with it will come millions of dollars of television commercials and mountains of direct mail. With all(…)

Big Developments Planned For 500 Acre Boy Scout Camp Alafia

Big Developments Planned For 500 Acre Boy Scout Camp Alafia

  By Tamas Mondovics Boy Scouts living in FishHawk and nearby communities will soon have the opportunity to experience the great outdoors and hone their skills, while exploring more than 500 acres of pristine land along three miles of the Alafia River promising to evoke memories of pioneer days in Florida. The Gulf Ridge Council,(…)

Newland Summer Concerts For A Cause Move To New Central Park & Waterset Sites

Newland Summer Concerts For A Cause Move To New Central Park & Waterset Sites

  By Kathy L. Collins Newland Communities is once again offering a free concert series this summer called Concerts for a Cause. The concerts will be held at the Newland Communities of Waterset in Apollo Beach and in the newest section of FishHawk Ranch in Lithia near Barrington Middle School and Stowers Elementary. All concerts(…)

Bloomingdale Wins Awards, Hosts Golf Tourney

Bloomingdale Wins Awards, Hosts Golf Tourney

  By Nicole Schoen Recently the Hillsborough County Office of Neighborhood Relations held nominations for the Board of County Commissioner’s 11th Annual Neighborhood Recognition Awards. The Bloomingdale community was awarded several awards at the Hillsborough County Neighborhoods Conference luncheon held at the Hillsborough Community College Dale Mabry Campus in March. The Bloomingdale Homeowners Association won(…)

MOSI and PNC Bank to give away 10,000 free piggy banks to raise money to send 400 kids to Summer Science Camp

MOSI and PNC Bank to give away 10,000 free piggy banks to raise money to send 400 kids to Summer Science Camp

Youth philanthropy effort culminates on May 3 with the Children’s Gala, featuring Sid the Science Kid, dinner served dessert first, and explosive science experiments. Tampa, Fla., March 31, 2014 – The Museum of Science & Industry is giving away 10,000 free piggy banks, generously provided by PNC Bank, as part of its Give Change to(…)

The Blue Angels

Senior Chief Bill Rhodes, a 20 year Navy veteran is currently assigned to the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, The Blue Angels, and works as an Aviation Electronics Technicians (AT) troubleshooting and repairing digital computers; fiber optics; infrared detection; radar systems; electricity generation systems; laser electronics; navigation systems; communications equipment; electrical power distribution; pressure indication systems; electric(…)

Library History Roadshow will Gather Bloomingdale Regional Public Library History on April 12

Library History Roadshow will Gather Bloomingdale Regional Public Library History on April 12

On Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Library History Roadshow will feature the Bloomingdale Regional Public Library at 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico. Library patrons are encouraged to bring their library memories, photographs and memorabilia to share. Dedicated on Feb. 10, 2005, the library was built to serve communities in east Hillsborough County.  With(…)

Bloomingdale Youth Sports Association Starts Season As Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Affiliate

  By Tamas Mondovics Following a switch of its league affiliation from Little League to Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth, the Bloomingdale Youth Sports Association (BYSA) has begun its 2014 spring baseball and softball season. The league’s well attended opening ceremony late last month that drew more than 400 people recognized all of the tee ball teams(…)

Motion Church Is On The Move

Motion Church Is On The Move

  By Kelly Wise Legg Lead Pastor of Motion Church, Aaron Lewis, followed up his Sunday sermon in February with the announcement that the church would be moving from its current meeting space at East Bay High School auditorium, to Kids Community College Southeast (KCC). The new location is at 11519 McMullen Rd. in Riverview and provides(…)

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour Stops In Tampa

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour Stops In Tampa

  By Mary Lou Janson The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil announced that Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour will perform in Tampa on Tuesday, May 20 and Wednesday, May 21 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Since its world premiere in Montreal in October 2011, this production has thrilled audiences across(…)