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Young Baseball Players Get Their Chance to Play With The Big Leagues

Young Baseball Players Get Their Chance to Play With The Big Leagues

By Nicole Heubusch Young sportsmen gathered at North Brandon Youth Baseball for the fourth annual Sweet Swingin’ Baseball Camp, hosted by Tampa Bay Rays’ outfielder, Matt Joyce. Held at North Brandon Youth Baseball, this camp is open for player’s age 5-12. The camp features different professional baseball players working with kids on the fundamentals of(…)

County Hosts Ribbon Cutting To Celebrate Opening Of Lower Green Swamp Preserve

County Hosts Ribbon Cutting To Celebrate Opening Of Lower Green Swamp Preserve

With a well-attended ribbon cutting celebration held late last month, Hillsborough County’s Lower Green Swamp Nature Preserve and its newest hiking and horse trails opened to hikers, equestrians, bird-watchers, and nature lovers.  Formerly known as Cone Ranch and considered by some as a rustic paradise, the preserve is located at 3536 E. Knights Griffin Rd.(…)

County Meets With Bloomingdale Residents About Community Road Improvements

County Meets With Bloomingdale Residents About Community Road Improvements

  The Hillsborough County Public Works Department hosted a much-anticipated meeting at Bloomingdale High School earlier this month to discuss with, as well as get input from, residents on how to spend the more than half a million dollars the county received for road improvements within the Bloomingdale area. While Herb Marlow, a consultant and(…)

Seminar Offers Advice, Encouragement And Information Concerning Addiction

Seminar Offers Advice, Encouragement And Information Concerning Addiction

By Ali Renckens Watching a loved one struggle with an addiction is heartbreaking as Dan and Sharron Cosby know; their son was addicted to drugs and alcohol. “Having an addict in the family is isolating. It’s embarrassing for people to know your family has problems. That’s how I felt for many years,” Sharron said. On(…)

Business Column – Valrico – Jan 2014

Business Column – Valrico – Jan 2014

By Suzy Wiesenhart Distressed Nest in Valrico to Offer Classes Distressed Nest, located at 4357 Lynx Paw Trail in Valrico, is offering three new classes starting in January.  Owner, Cari Majors said that in addition to its single-letter monogram door-hanging class, it will be offering a heart anchor door-hanging class, as well as two monogram(…)

New Trash Can Regulations In Copper Ridge

New Trash Can Regulations In Copper Ridge

By Nicole Schoen Trash Talk As with all of Hillsborough County, Copper Ridge is no exception to the distribution of new trash cans to accommodate the county’s new, automated collection service. Larger cans can present a problem if they cannot fit into garages. Copper Ridge would like to remind its residents that their trash cans(…)

Improvements Coming To Brentwood Hills

Improvements Coming To Brentwood Hills

By Nicole Schoen Improvements Coming Brentwood Hills residents can expect to see some changes coming to completion soon. The improvements include a new tot’s playground, updated monuments at each of the community entrances, resurfacing of the pool, as well as replacing and upgrading pool equipment including new lights around the pool and complete refurbishing of(…)

Children Are Given The Foundation To Be Independent Learners At Grade Power Learning

Children Are Given The Foundation To Be Independent Learners At Grade Power Learning

By Kathy L. Collins Does your child need a boost or assistance with core classes such as math, reading and writing? Would your child like to gain insight and solidify a better score on either the ACT or the SAT? Then have them evaluated at Grade Power Learning located at 3212 Lithia Pinecrest Rd. (in(…)

The Village Players To Present ‘The Pink Panther Strikes Again’

The Village Players To Present ‘The Pink Panther Strikes Again’

By Kathy L. Collins History is repeating itself as the Village Players present The Pink Panther Strikes Again at the historic James McCabe Theatre in Valrico in February. Fourteen years ago, the show was produced by the Village Players. James McCabe directed the show along with Gail Pierce as assistant director. Pierce decided to produce(…)

True Couponing Class & Tea Party To Benefit Good Samaritan Mission

True Couponing Class & Tea Party To Benefit Good Samaritan Mission

By Suzy Wiesenhart True Couponing Class at Good Samaritan Mission On Thursday, February 6, from 7- 9:15 p.m., the public is invited to attend classes from the “True Couponing” team.   Classes will be offered at the basic level in both English and Spanish.  True couponing is a method for using consumer coupons for groceries, home(…)