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Michael McGinn Is Committed To Excellence In Family Law Disputes

By Kathy L. Collins If you are looking for an attorney to represent you on issues such as divorce, custody and child support, you not only want an experienced attorney, but you also want someone who will be compassionate and treat you with respect. Michael C. McGinn of the Law Office of Michael McGinn is(…)

Armwood Hosts Spring Football Jamboree

By Tamas Mondovics Scores: Plant City 23, Durant 0; Armwood 34, Strawberry Crest 0 As a continuation of the regular season, teams across Florida came together last month to measure up their strength during the 2013 Spring Football Jamboree. Local teams were divided up into groups of four, or in some cases two, to participate(…)

Tampa Bay Rhythmics Represent Region At 2013 National Championships

By Tamas Mondovics Tampa Bay Rhythmics gymnasts had a chance to shine earlier this month during the 2013 U.S. Rhythmic National Championships, which brought together a wide range of amazing talent to a one-of-a-kind competition. Held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex’s HP Field House, located at the Walt Disney World Resort in(…)

Durant Cougars Fall To Lake Brantley In First-Ever State Final

By Tamas Mondovics With an 8-3 loss in the school’s first-ever state final against Altamonte Springs Lake Brantley, Durant ended its 2013 spring baseball season which also brought an end and to the program’s 12-game winning streak. Keeping its season-long momentum alive and after a 6-1 victory over the Orlando Timber Creek Wolves in the(…)

Man Still Losing After 200 lb. Weight Loss

By Marie Gilmore Valrico resident Stephen Pagano doesn’t remember the exact moment he decided to change his life, but it was about 16 months ago that became the pivotal point in this 25-year-old man’s life. It was that day that Pagano decided to give Weight Watchers one more try and it was that day that(…)

Men’s Ministry Seeks Transportation Donations

By Michelle Colesanti Responsible Apostolic Men (R.A.M.) is a Ministry of Men at Calvary Tabernacle Church. This ministry adheres to the biblical principles of James 1:27, “Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world.” According to(…)

Bloomingdale Residents Meet With Commissioner Higginbotham Over Big Box Project

By Tamas Mondovics If Hillsborough County Commissioner Al Higginbotham (District 4) was not fully aware of the public will against the proposed Big Box and residential development in the Bloomingdale community located next to the Bloomingdale Regional library, after the meeting with residents, he is now. The Brandon Recreation Center on Sadie St. was filled(…)

Service Dog Will Receive Stem Cell Procedure

By Suzy Wiesenhart The KIM Program is a non-profit 501c3 with a unique mission: Through mobile, in-home veterinary care, support is provided to disabled Americans, homebound elderly and American veterans who depend on an assistance animal to live active, productive lives. The KIM Program’s objectives are prioritized to help these assistance animals stay active and(…)

The 2013 Wheelchair Games Need Volunteers

By Libby Hopkins The 2013 Wheelchair Games will be held in Tampa from July 13-18. The Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections’ employees are putting together a volunteer team for the games. “The Wheelchair Games bring together an amazing group of people who exemplify determination, perseverance and hard work,” said Craig Latimer, Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections,(…)

Amani Medspa Brings Latest Advances To Area

Staff Report Bringing the best aesthetic services to the local area, those who have had services at Amani Medspa & Wellness agree that it stands out. Dr. Gina Brar, who is a board-certified medical doctor, is committed to bringing the best aesthetic services in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. She is not only compassionate and(…)