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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.(…)

Novelist Connie May Fowler Will Be Next Artist In Residence At Firehouse Cultural Center

Novelist Connie May Fowler Will Be Next Artist In Residence At Firehouse Cultural Center

By Kathy L. Collins The next Artist in Residence at the Firehouse Cultural Center, located at 101 1st Ave. NE in Ruskin will be award-winning novelist, memoirist and screenwriter, Connie May Fowler. The theme for visit will be “Finding One’s Voice and Writing It Down!” Fowler will be in Ruskin from Tuesday, November 5 through(…)

East Bay Bucs Teams Continue Athletic Success

East Bay Bucs Teams Continue Athletic Success

By Tamas Mondovics Starting the 26th season with five football teams and a full roster of spirited and eager cheerleaders, the East Bay Buccaneers Youth Football and Cheerleading organization kicked off its fall program befitting the organization. The Bucs Mighty Mites continue to stand out by leading the way for three of the five undefeated(…)

PROtential Sports–Teaching Life Through Sports

PROtential Sports–Teaching Life Through Sports

By Suzy Wiesenhart Tony Bland, president and founder of PROtential Sports, was born and raised in St. Petersburg, attended Florida A&M University and ultimately played on the Minnesota Vikings football team for four years. Bland’s vision in starting PROtential Sports allowed him to pursue his second passion: helping children learn life skills through sports.  Respect.(…)

Hot Rocks, Cool Gems and Fabulous Jewelry At The 54th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Hot Rocks, Cool Gems and Fabulous Jewelry At The 54th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

By Kathy L. Collins If you are interested in rocks, minerals, silversmithing and jewelry making, then you will not want to miss the 54th Annual Gem/Mineral/Jewelry Show and Sale sponsored by the Tampa Bay Mineral and Science Club on Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, October 20 from 10(…)

Apollo Beach Elementary Fall Festival Will Be A Spooky Good Time

Apollo Beach Elementary Fall Festival Will Be A Spooky Good Time

By Sharon Still Apollo Beach Elementary School is gearing up for its annual Fall Festival, which for the first time, will coincide with its annual silent auction, now in its ninth year. The events will be held Friday, October 25 from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Apollo Beach Elementary School campus on Apollo Beach Blvd. The(…)

County Starts New Automated Garbage, Recycling & Yard Waste Collection Service

County Starts New Automated Garbage, Recycling & Yard Waste Collection Service

By Tamas Mondovics The job of delivering the new garbage and recyclables carts to more than 250,000 homes throughout Hillsborough County is now mostly done. Unfortunately, delivery of the large gray and blue carts only completes the implementation of the new automated 2-1-1 collection service; partially. Hillsborough County officials are now asking residents to be(…)

The Firehouse Cultural Center Officially Opens With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Firehouse Cultural Center Officially Opens With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

By Kathy L. Collins On Wednesday, September 25, founders, supporters, elected officials and invited guests gathered in the SouthShore to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony which officially opened the Firehouse Cultural Center in Ruskin. Georgia Vahue, the first Executive Director of the Firehouse Cultural Center presided over the ribbon cutting ceremony. Hillsborough County Commissioner, Sandy(…)

Edible Bookmarks Promote Student Reading

Edible Bookmarks Promote Student Reading

By Nicole Schoen Sometimes getting children to read is difficult, especially if the size of the book seems daunting and the child’s skill level is not where it should be. An incentive for reading could be a great motivator for a child if the reward is worthwhile. Papa Murphy’s has come up with a program(…)

HCC SouthShore Hosts Commissioner Murman’s South County Job Fair

HCC SouthShore Hosts Commissioner Murman’s South County Job Fair

By Tamas Mondovics Dozens of businesses from throughout Hillsborough County had a chance last month to welcome hundreds of residents seeking employment during a special South County job fair hosted by Hillsborough County Commissioner, Sandy Murman. The free public event was held at the HCC SouthShore Campus, located at 551 24th Street, N.E. in Ruskin.(…)