Ride For The Fallen Kicks Off At American Legion Post 148 In Riverview

Ride For The Fallen Kicks Off At American Legion Post 148 In Riverview

  By Sandy Meyer The greatest sacrifice that can be given is one life for another. Many Tampa area families understand this sacrifice, having lost a loved one to our nation’s wars. Last month the Latin Soldiers and American Legion Riders, as well as other motorcyclists, gathered at the American Legion Post 148 in Riverview […]

Commissioner Murman’s Annual Job Fair Draws Large Crowd, Over 1,000 Jobs Available

Commissioner Murman’s Annual Job Fair Draws Large Crowd, Over 1,000 Jobs Available

    By Tamas Mondovics If attendance is any indication of an event’s success, Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandra Murman has nothing to worry about thanks to the large number of job seekers that flocked to her annual South County Job Fair last month. The job fair was held in association with Career Source, Hillsborough Community […]

South Shore Music Festival Set To Rock With Country Star Jason Michael Carroll

South Shore Music Festival Set To Rock With Country Star Jason Michael Carroll

  By Sharon Still The South Shore Music Festival & Chili Cook-Off, scheduled for Saturday, November 8, is something area residents will not want to miss as national and local country artists take the stage showcasing their talents.   Gates open at 12 Noon and the music begins at 1 p.m. It will be an […]

Sixth Annual Bowling Your Brains Out For Epilepsy To Benefit Over 700 Area Patients

Sixth Annual Bowling Your Brains Out For Epilepsy To Benefit Over 700 Area Patients

  By Kathy L. Collins The Sixth Annual Bowling Your Brains Out For Epilepsy will be held on Sunday, November 2 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at The Alley at SouthShore located at 10221 Big Bend Rd. in Riverview and is open to everyone in the community. This annual event is organized by Roni-Kay Lopez of […]

Bell Shoals Students Visit Mission, Learn Impact Of Giving

Bell Shoals Students Visit Mission, Learn Impact Of Giving

  By Paula MacDonald At the beginning of each school year, Bell Shoals Baptist Academy teacher Esther Flores welcomes students and families, and provides them with details of their first field trip, which she believes is their most important expedition of the year, delivering food for families in need at the Good Samaritan Mission in […]

Road Closure at Big Bend

Road Closure at Big Bend

Tampa Electric is moving its primary gypsum storage area to land on the north side of Big Bend Road. As part of this project, the conveyor belt, which was formerly used to transport gypsum to the storage area on the southern end of Big Bend property, will be removed in order to comply with state environmental requirements. The conveyor […]

Riverview Author’s Breast Cancer Guide Pays It Forward

Riverview Author’s Breast Cancer Guide Pays It Forward

  Staff Report Riverview resident Shirley Alarie spent the first 20 years of her career in an industrial manufacturing environment, running around the hamster wheel as fast as her legs would carry her. Her breast cancer diagnosis jammed on the brakes and forced her to put life in perspective. Her journey since breast cancer has […]

Riverview High School Alumna Returns As Theatre Teacher

Riverview High School Alumna Returns As Theatre Teacher

  By Nicole Heubusch It’s been five years since Casey Vaughan graduated from Riverview High School (RVHS), and this fall she is back, this time teaching. She once was an avid theatre student at Riverview under the leadership of the late Daron Hawkins, and is now the new theatre teacher at the high school. After […]

Ruskin Seafood Festival To Draw Over 25,000 Attendees To Family Friendly Event

Ruskin Seafood Festival To Draw Over 25,000 Attendees To Family Friendly Event

  By Paula MacDonald Early November is an exciting time for SouthShore residents, not only with the arrival of the cooler fall weather, but the anticipation of the flavor and fun of Southern Hillsborough County’s largest annual event, the Ruskin Seafood Festival, taking place Saturday, November 1 and Sunday, November 2. Now in its 26th […]

Riverview’s Annual Trick Or Treat Street Promises Safe Family Fun

Riverview’s Annual Trick Or Treat Street Promises Safe Family Fun

  By Sharon Still Trick or Treat Street has been a Riverview tradition for 26 years. Children of all ages, pets and adults don their best costumes and enjoy the festivities and safe trick or treating at Riverview High School on Saturday, October 25 from 4-8 p.m. The event, presented by the Greater Riverview Chamber […]