Paws For Friendship Offers Pet Therapy To Local Community And Beyond

Paws For Friendship Offers Pet Therapy To Local Community And Beyond

  By Michelle Colesanti “Love is a Four-Legged Word” takes on special meaning for those volunteering with Paws for Friendship, and for the recipients of the time spent with those volunteer’s furry (and not-so furry) friends. Over four years ago, Kelley Weaver and her husband were approached at a greyhound event to join Paws for […]

Free Ruskin Veteran’s Day Parade Offers Patriotic, Family-Friendly Fun

Free Ruskin Veteran’s Day Parade Offers Patriotic, Family-Friendly Fun

  Staff Report The Ruskin Memorial V.F.W. Post #6287 is once again holding a Veteran’s Day Parade on Saturday, November 8 at 11 a.m. This patriotic and fun-filled family event will honor all veterans and will go through downtown Ruskin, North along U.S. Hwy. 41. The V.F.W. Post invites all local youth, civic and community […]

Public Meeting Discussed Proposed Reclaimed Water Storage Tank, Pump Station In Waterset

Public Meeting Discussed Proposed Reclaimed Water Storage Tank, Pump Station In Waterset

  By Tamas Mondovics Welcomed by nearly 30 area residents, the Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department held a public information meeting last month to discuss a proposed project to construct an above ground storage tank and pump station to provide reclaimed water for the Waterset community in the Apollo Beach area. “The purpose of this […]

Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club To Host Fifth Annual Walk For The Cure

Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club To Host Fifth Annual Walk For The Cure

  By Nicole Heubusch The Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club is gearing up for its fifth annual Walk for a Cure benefitting the Moffitt Cancer Center. The event will kick off on Friday, November 7 with Dance for the Cure. The southern rock band, The Kegg, will be performing. On Saturday, November 8 the Women’s […]

Riverview Garden Club Celebrates 60 Years Of Service, Friendship In The Community

Riverview Garden Club Celebrates 60 Years Of Service, Friendship In The Community

  By Nicole Heubusch The Riverview Garden Club has been a part of the community since 1954. This club, open to anyone in the community, recently got together to celebrate its 60th anniversary. The luncheon was lead by President Virgil Keller, and began with a speech from local veterinarian, Dr. Bob. He gave club members […]

Amazon Opens Second Fulfillment Center In Ruskin

Amazon Opens Second Fulfillment Center In Ruskin

  By Tamas Mondovics With hundreds of full-time employees on board ready to pick, pack, and ship small items to customers such as books, DVDs and other consumer goods, Amazon opened its second fulfillment center in Ruskin last month. While similar in size of its Lakeland sister warehouse that opened earlier this summer, the one […]

Building Homes For Heroes Gives New Hope To Two Area Veterans And Their Families

Building Homes For Heroes Gives New Hope To Two Area Veterans And Their Families

  By Sandra Meyer During the month of September, two local heroes and their families received mortgage free homes in Rivervew from Building Homes for Heroes in honor of the sacrifices they have made. Andrew Pujol, president and founder of Building Homes for Heroes, showed his satisfaction with the turnout at both events when he […]

Crosstown Expressway Area Showing Signs Of Growth, Creating Thousands Of New Jobs

Crosstown Expressway Area Showing Signs Of Growth, Creating Thousands Of New Jobs

  By Sharon Still New jobs and new apartment homes to accommodate workers are coming soon to the Causeway Blvd. and Falkenburg Rd. quadrant of Hillsborough County just off U.S. Hwy 301. USAA will soon open a new headquarters, Progressive is again hiring, Bainbridge companies is getting ready to build new apartment homes and these […]

Local Au Pair Services Offers Flexibility, Freedom To Families

Local Au Pair Services Offers Flexibility, Freedom To Families

  By Kathy L. Collins Parents with young children have many decisions to make; one of the most difficult deals with childcare. One option that is often overlooked due to many misconceptions and misunderstandings is the Cultural Au Pair Program. Francine DiGiorgio, a Personal Au Pair Consultant, explained what an Au Pair offers. “The literal […]

Motoring Tampa Bay: HAPPY 25th BIRTHDAY TO THE HIP MX-5

Motoring Tampa Bay: HAPPY 25th BIRTHDAY TO THE HIP MX-5

  By Nitish S. Rele More than 900,000 of the “Best-Selling Two-Seater Sports Car,” which is celebrating its silver anniversary this year, have been sold. Really no tribute can be enough and fair for the entertaining Mazda MX-5 Miata. Even after 25 years, top-down motoring enthusiasts have a blast going down the highway or tackling […]