Market Day, Community Garage Sale, Meet The Candidates & A Welcome To Fall Festival In FishHawk Ranch

Market Day, Community Garage Sale, Meet The Candidates & A Welcome To Fall Festival In FishHawk Ranch

  By Jenny Carle Market Day Returns to FishHawk Ranch FishHawk Ranch will kick off its farmers’ market season on Sunday, October 5 at Park Square from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Over 40 unique artists will attend on the first Sunday of each month from October through May. Items for sale will include fresh produce and […]

Brandon Village Inn Celebrating 10 Years Of Creating Community With Food

Brandon Village Inn Celebrating 10 Years Of Creating Community With Food

  By Lauren Starks The Village Inn, located at 1995 W. Lumsden Rd. in Brandon, is celebrating 10 years in business at this location in October. The business started back in 1958, and has been serving the Brandon community for 30 of those years. Village Inn is best known for its gourmet burgers, all-day breakfast […]

Help Needed To Organize Fundraiser For Bloomingdale Library Attack Survivor

Help Needed To Organize Fundraiser For Bloomingdale Library Attack Survivor

  Staff Report   Queena, the Bloomingdale Library Survivor, bravely survived a life-changing attack in 2008 that left her unable to see, talk or eat on her own. She and her family work hard every day to help her regain the life she once knew as a high school senior who looked forward to moving […]

The Barn At Winthrop Offers Scenic, Stylish Community Event Venue

The Barn At Winthrop Offers Scenic, Stylish Community Event Venue

  By Kathy L. Collins The Barn at Winthrop is that iconic marble building at the edge of the Winthrop property on Bloomingdale Ave. in Riverview, and it is the area’s newest event venue. Edgar Vallejo, the president of The Barn at Winthrop, said, “The Barn has been around for a number of years, but […]

Brandon Gift Of Hope Seeks To Offer Aid To 800 Families In Need During The Holidays

Brandon Gift Of Hope Seeks To Offer Aid To 800 Families In Need During The Holidays

  By Kathy L. Collins For one in six area residents who suffer from food insecurity in Eastern Hillsborough County, the holidays are often not very joyous. Food insecurity is defined as not knowing from where an individual’s next meal will come. In an effort to help end some of this suffering, the Emergency Care […]

Local Volunteers Sought For Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Local Volunteers Sought For Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

  By Michelle Colesanti Founded in 1975, Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program grants a special set of residents’ rights to individuals living in facilities such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes. The mission is to improve the quality of life for all Florida long-term care residents by advocating for and […]

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation Seeks Sponsors Ahead Of 2014 Awards Ceremony

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation Seeks Sponsors Ahead Of 2014 Awards Ceremony

  By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Fire Rescue (HCFR) foundation is gearing up to honor its members next month as well as remember those first responders who lost their lives in the line of duty. The event is scheduled for Friday, November 7 at The Regent, located at 6437 Watson Rd. in Riverview from 6-11 […]

Local Band Merchandise Releases Newest Album, Travels On U.S./European Tour

Local Band Merchandise Releases Newest Album, Travels On U.S./European Tour

  By Nicole Heubusch Local band Merchandise is celebrating the release of its newest album After The End by hitting the road for both a U.S. and European Tour this fall. The band, made up of four Tampa locals and one Valrico native, is currently touring the States and will be crossing the ocean to […]

Family Seeks Continued Community Support Following Toddler’s Illness

Family Seeks Continued Community Support Following Toddler’s Illness

  By Tamas Mondovics Friends along with members of the community have quickly responded to the call to show their support, prayers and financial assistance for one local family facing a difficult challenge or what most would call, “a parent’s worst nightmare.” Kenny and Amy Guenst of Valrico are fighting a battle to save their […]

Pro Tennis Tournament, Live Rockin’ Blues Concert Event Coming To Buckhorn Springs

Pro Tennis Tournament, Live Rockin’ Blues Concert Event Coming To Buckhorn Springs

  Staff Report A World-Class tennis tournament featuring One-on-One Doubles, known as the third game of tennis, endorsed by the USTA will take place at Buckhorn Springs Tennis and Swim Club in Valrico on Saturday, November 1. The $4,000 Pro Tournament and a rockin’ blues concert will start at 1 p.m. and the Live Rockin’ […]