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The Investigator Opens In Theaters September 13

The Investigator Opens In Theaters September 13

Press Release The captivating feature film, The Investigator, starring Wade Williams and David Sanborn (West Side Story, The Miracle and King David) will be opening in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Bradenton, Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando. Releasing in theaters September 13 2013, the film is written and inspired by events in the life of Rich Romano (brother(…)

South Coast Greenway Trail Gaining Momentum

South Coast Greenway Trail Gaining Momentum

By Sharon Still The Hillsborough County Commission recently allocated $400,000 for the design of Phase One of the South Coast Greenway Trail, a trail that when completed is expected to run for ten linear miles west of Interstate 75, connecting Little Manatee River Preserve and Gibsonton. The Greenway Trail Project started in the mid-1980s in(…)

Pepin Celebrates Opening Of New Riverview Charter School Campus

Pepin Celebrates Opening Of New Riverview Charter School Campus

By Tamas Mondovics With the renovation of an existing building finished just in time for the 2013-2014 school year, Pepin Academies, a K-12 tuition-free charter school for boys and girls with learning disabilities, has opened the doors to its Riverview campus last month. Pepin Academies started in 1999 at the corner of Hillsborough Ave. and(…)

Manhunt Ends With Sexual Battery and Home Invasion Robberies Suspect Shot by Law Enforcement Personnel

Manhunt Ends With Sexual Battery and Home Invasion Robberies Suspect Shot by Law Enforcement Personnel

By Tamas Mondovics A major manhunt, which began late last night, Sept. 5, by Tampa Police and Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives has ended this afternoon. Charlie Christopher Bates, 24, who has been connected to a series of random acts of violence including sexual battery and home invasion robberies in the USF Tampa campus vicinity,(…)

Domestic Violence Leaves Valrico Man Dead

Domestic Violence Leaves Valrico Man Dead

By Tamas Mondovics What started as an argument, turned into a violent physical altercation ending with the shooting death of a Valrico man over the holiday weekend. Based upon the preliminary information, Hillsborough County Sheriff detectives reported that on Sunday, September 1, 2013 just before 10 p.m. Robert Walker, 66 of 3913 Crosstree Lane in(…)

Parents Thank First Responders For Saving Daughter’s Life

Parents Thank First Responders For Saving Daughter’s Life

By Tamas Mondovics During an emotionally-charged press conference, the parents of Valrico resident, Anne Marie Fanning, thanked Hillsborough County first responders earlier this month for saving their daughter’s life. Only a semester away from earning her degree at USF, Fanning, 22, is lucky to be alive as some described it, after a horrific car accident(…)

Hit and Run Traffic Crashes Make Headlines in Hillsborough County

Hit and Run Traffic Crashes Make Headlines in Hillsborough County

By Tamas Mondovics An increase of hit and run traffic crashes occurring throughout Hillsborough County  causing serious injury to both pedestrians and motorists have made headlines in recent weeks raising the question of how to handle or to react to such incidents. One of the most recent victims of a fatal hit and run traffic(…)

County to Host Public Meeting on New Water Lines, Fire Hydrants In Brandon

County to Host Public Meeting on New Water Lines, Fire Hydrants In Brandon

By Tamas Mondovics In its ongoing effort to make improvements to the water distribution system infrastructure in the Brandon and surrounding communities, the Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public meeting to discuss an upcoming project to install additional fire hydrants in the area of Bryan and Bama Rds. in Brandon, and the(…)

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom September 10-November 1

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom September 10-November 1

Halloween’s happiest haunts will reappear for 23 “spook-tacular” nights of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom. From Sept. 10 through Nov. 1, the after-hours special ticket event will immerse guests in the Halloween spirit. The bewitching “Happy HalloWishes” fireworks spectacular will illuminate the sky in bursts of orange and green fireworks. In “Mickey’s Boo-to-You(…)

What’s For Dinner?

What’s For Dinner?

Della’s After Dark 608 Oakfield Dr. Brandon Della’s After Dark has recently reopened due to popular demand. Its new chef Debbie Frangipane, trained at the Culinary Institute of America. She honed her skills while living in Venice, Italy. After perfecting her craft at Disney’s Grand Floridian Hotel and Armani’s in Tampa, Frangipane brings her passion(…)