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 […]

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 […]