Riverview

Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union Readies For Opening

Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union Readies For Opening

By Sharon Still The finishing touches are being made on the new Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union on Gibsonton Drive with plans for it to open by December, according to a local credit union representative. The 4,767-sq.-ft. building will serve as Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union’s Riverview Member Service Center, replacing the existing location at(…)

“Slow Down and Move Over” Law Gets Attention After HCSO Deputies Seriously Injured

“Slow Down and Move Over” Law Gets Attention After HCSO Deputies Seriously Injured

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies have stepped up their efforts reminding residents and motorists of an important but if ignored, potentially fatal traffic law, which is often unheeded, forgotten or simply claimed unknown by many. Florida’s “Slow Down and Move Over” law states that as “motorists approach and pass all emergency vehicles(…)

Help Preserve Ruskin Memorial Park By Contributing To Newly Established Endowment Fund

Help Preserve Ruskin Memorial Park By Contributing To Newly Established Endowment Fund

By Kathy L. Collins The Ruskin Cemetery, re-dedicated in 1964 as the Ruskin Memorial Park, is the final resting place for many of the area’s pioneers and founding families of Ruskin. It is for this reason and others that the GFWC Ruskin Woman’s Club has taken on the cemetery as one of its main projects.(…)

Vets Seek Support For 1st Annual Wheels For Vets Golf Tourney At Cypress Creek

Vets Seek Support For 1st Annual Wheels For Vets Golf Tourney At Cypress Creek

By Tamas Mondovics Local veterans with some support by the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) have once again joined forces in order to help one of its own with Florida’s beautiful beaches in mind. “We are hosting a charity golf tournament to raise funds to purchase a custom-built motorized beach wheelchair for a deserving paralyzed(…)

Manatee Population Depends On Public Awareness

Manatee Population Depends On Public Awareness

By Janice Nearing This year, 2013 has become the deadliest year ever for Florida’s endangered manatees. In total, 769 manatees have died so far this year through October, making it the largest annual manatee die-off in Florida since record-keeping began. According to Dr. Katie Tripp, Save the Manatee Club’s Director of Science and Conservation, two(…)

An Artisan Market Joins The Winthrop Community

An Artisan Market Joins The Winthrop Community

By Libby Hopkins The Winthrop Town Centre has become the artist hub of the Brandon community. It is the host of many art events including the yearly Winthrop Arts Festival, so it is only fitting that the community offers an artisan market. “I think Winthrop is a beautiful space and it showcases a lot of(…)

Waterset Community By Newland Communities Flourishes With Growth In First Year

Waterset Community By Newland Communities Flourishes With Growth In First Year

By Pam Parisi Waterset, a master-planned community in Apollo Beach, has become a notable success story for Tampa Bay’s housing market since it opened to the public in October 2012. In its first year, the community has sold 73 percent of its phase one inventory with 172 project-to-date sales and nearly 100 residents already calling(…)

CrossFit Apogee to Open in Riverview in November

CrossFit Apogee to Open in Riverview in November

By Suzy Wiesenhart CrossFit Apogee, located at 7130 Big Bend Rd. in Gibsonton will be opening on November 15.  Owners, Don and Tracy Moss said, “At CrossFit Apogee, we scale workouts to ANY fitness capacity.  The goal of our program is to teach you proper form and then challenge you with workouts that will leave(…)

Performing Arts Company & The Pelican Players Work Together To Bring High Quality Theatre To SouthShore

Performing Arts Company & The Pelican Players Work Together To Bring High Quality Theatre To SouthShore

By Kathy L. Collins Residents of the SouthShore who love live theatre came together on Thursday, September 26 to attend the “Catch the Excitement” party which was co-hosted by the Performing Arts Company and the Pelican Players. The evening was an opportunity for everyone to become acquainted with these two theatre companies who have decided(…)

The Artwork Of The Talented Art Instructors At The SouthShore Regional Library Are On Display

The Artwork Of The Talented Art Instructors At The SouthShore Regional Library Are On Display

By Kathy L. Collins The Southshore Regional Library in Ruskin is hosting their Annual Art Instructors’ Art Show now through the end of October. This stunning exhibit features the artwork of 14 of the 17 art instructors that teach in the John Crawford Studio at the library. This is the sixth year of the show.(…)