Unwanted Garbage Cans To Be Collected Curbside Week Of Sept. 23

Unwanted Garbage Cans To Be Collected Curbside Week Of Sept. 23

After months of speculating, the question about what to do with old trash cans once the new carts take over the block the week of September 20, 2013, have now been answered. A recent release from the County Public Utilities Department  revealed that there are now three options available for customers who are not able(…)

Residents Support Legal Action Against County For Big Box Property

Residents Support Legal Action Against County For Big Box Property

By Tamas Mondovics During the first community meeting in months, residents who have formed the Bloomingdale Can-Do, a local group fighting a big box rezoning on Bloomingdale Ave., were joined by a throng of fellow residents from neighboring communities also opposed to the development. Rumored is a Walmart Supercenter, apartments and commercial on a 45-acre(…)

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(…)

Local Resident Chases Dream Of Becoming A Published Author

Local Resident Chases Dream Of Becoming A Published Author

By Kathy L. Collins Jared’s Island is about an 11-year-old boy in foster care. After being bounced around, Jared gets in a boat and lands on an island occupied by Sam. Jared and Sam butt heads. Both have secrets. The story is about how Sam learns to open up, and Jared is able to find(…)

Learn To Write The Story of Your Life With Joan Shalleck

Learn To Write The Story of Your Life With Joan Shalleck

By Kathy L. Collins If you have ever thought about creating a written legacy for your children and grandchildren, but you do not know how to do it or where to begin, then consider taking Joan Shalleck’s “Write Your Life Story” class offered at Hillsborough Community College in Ruskin. The class is offered every Friday(…)

Heart Of Nashville Live Comes To Riverview This Fall

Heart Of Nashville Live Comes To Riverview This Fall

By Kathy L. Collins This fall, beginning on September 12, the community will have the opportunity to attend three great concerts featuring three up-and-coming Nashville singer/songwriter sensations: Jesse Keith Whitley, Jaida Dreyer and Chad Warrix. You can hear the stories behind the songs and messages from the heart when they take the stage at the(…)

Hillsborough River State Park

Hillsborough River State Park

By Dr. Rob Norman A couple years ago, my outdoors buddy Ed and I decided we wanted to kayak the entire Hillsborough River, from the origins in the Green Swamp down to Tampa Bay. Whenever we could get on the river, over many days and weekends, we accomplished the task. We are paddling again or(…)

Riverview Bail Bonds Helps Get Friends Out Of Jail

Riverview Bail Bonds Helps Get Friends Out Of Jail

By Sharon Still “It’s better to know me and not need me than to need me and not know me” is the slogan at Riverview Bail Bonds. Owner Nicky Bishop, a Riverview resident, has been in the bail bond business for 19 years and opened Riverview Bail Bonds in 2006. Bail bond agents or bondsmen(…)

Sammy Sullivan Charities Host O’Brien’s Party To Benefit A Kid’s Place Home

Sammy Sullivan Charities Host O’Brien’s Party To Benefit A Kid’s Place Home

By Michelle Colesanti When Sammy Sullivan passed away at 22 months due to an unexpected illness eight years ago, his parents, Joe and Brenda Sullivan, were determined to honor his short life and memory by giving comfort to others in their time of need through the Sammy Sullivan Charities. In Sammy’s memory, the charity funded(…)

New Season, Events Begins For The Apollo Beach Woman’s Club

New Season, Events Begins For The Apollo Beach Woman’s Club

By Eileen Sengstock The Apollo Beach Woman’s Club (ABWC) will welcome new and returning members to the September 11 luncheon meeting being held at Little Harbor, located at 611 Destiny Dr., in Ruskin. The meeting will be presided over by President Sharon Vasquez beginning at 11:30 a.m. with socializing, followed by lunch and program with(…)