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Bloomingdale Regional Library is Temporarily Closed Oct. 14 to Oct. 16 for Generator Installation

Bloomingdale Regional Library is Temporarily Closed Oct. 14 to Oct. 16 for Generator Installation

Hillsborough County News Oct. 13, 2014 Media Contact: Julie Watkinson, Communications & Digital Media Services, Desk: (813) 276-2677   Bloomingdale Regional Library is Temporarily Closed Oct. 14 to Oct. 16 for Generator Installation   The Bloomingdale Regional Library, located at 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico, will be temporarily closed from Tuesday, Oct. 14 through Thursday, Oct. […]

Road Closure at Big Bend

Road Closure at Big Bend

Tampa Electric is moving its primary gypsum storage area to land on the north side of Big Bend Road. As part of this project, the conveyor belt, which was formerly used to transport gypsum to the storage area on the southern end of Big Bend property, will be removed in order to comply with state environmental requirements. The conveyor […]

Public Meeting Discussed Proposed Reclaimed Water Storage Tank, Pump Station In Waterset

Public Meeting Discussed Proposed Reclaimed Water Storage Tank, Pump Station In Waterset

  By Tamas Mondovics Welcomed by nearly 30 area residents, the Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department held a public information meeting last month to discuss a proposed project to construct an above ground storage tank and pump station to provide reclaimed water for the Waterset community in the Apollo Beach area. “The purpose of this […]

Local Volunteers Sought For Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Local Volunteers Sought For Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

  By Michelle Colesanti Founded in 1975, Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program grants a special set of residents’ rights to individuals living in facilities such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. The mission is to improve the quality of life for all Florida long-term care residents by advocating for and […]

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation Seeks Sponsors Ahead Of 2014 Awards Ceremony

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation Seeks Sponsors Ahead Of 2014 Awards Ceremony

  By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Fire Rescue (HCFR) foundation is gearing up to honor its members next month as well as remember those first responders who lost their lives in the line of duty. The event is scheduled for Friday, November 7 at The Regent, located at 6437 Watson Rd. in Riverview from 6-11 […]

Sheriffs Conduct Move Over Enforcement Operation

Sheriffs Conduct Move Over Enforcement Operation

  By Tamas Mondovics Engaging in targeted enforcement of the Move Over Act, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) working with Florida Highway Patrol and the Tampa Police Department stepped up its efforts to remind motorists of obeying the important but, if ignored, potentially fatal traffic law often unheeded by many. The operation, which took place […]

Florida Virtual Academy Students Begin School Year, Hillsborough School Enrollment Up & More

  By Tamas Mondovics Florida Virtual Academy Students Head Back to School According to local school officials, the start of the 2014-2015 school season was smooth with nothing more than the usual or normally expected glitches that seem to work themselves out as students and parents settle into their daily routines. While the daily rituals […]

Lacrosse Becomes Sanctioned High School Sport, BSAC To Host Annual Dash And Splash Event & More

Lacrosse Becomes Sanctioned High School Sport, BSAC To Host Annual Dash And Splash Event & More

  By Tamas Mondovics Lacrosse Becomes Sanctioned High School Sport Local area schools looking to add a new sport to their athletics list may draw from the efforts and subsequent success of the students at Bloomingdale High School. Student-athletes interested in playing varsity lacrosse at their own school got the news they have been waiting […]

September Riverview/Apollo Beach Business Column 2014

September Riverview/Apollo Beach Business Column 2014

  By Sandra Meyer Payant Financial Opens Medical Insurance Solutions in Sun City Choosing a Medicare Supplement Plan can be a daunting task whether just turning 65 or having been eligible for years. Robyn and Tom Payant, owners of Payant Financial, have opened a corporation called Medicare Insurance Solutions, LLC to help people turning 65, […]

Community Leaders Unveil Plan To Prevent Violence 

Community Leaders Unveil Plan To Prevent Violence 

  By Tamas Mondovics Local leaders and community members came together last month to unveil a long-term plan to prevent violence in Hillsborough County and to explain what they believe it takes to make the community a safer place in which to live. The event, held at George Edgecomb Courthouse in Tampa, gave opportunity for […]