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 […]

Gymnasts Get National Recognition, Newsome Ice Wolves Train at Local Gym & More

Gymnasts Get National Recognition, Newsome Ice Wolves Train at Local Gym & More

  By Tamas Mondovics Golden City Gymnasts get National Recognition Coaches and athletes, along with parents at Golden City Gymnastics, had every reason to be proud last month following the participation of four young gymnasts at the recent State Talent Opportunities Program (TOP). According to Golden City Compulsory Coach Shauna Swartz, the four gymnasts, Maya […]

Newsome Girls Volleyball Enjoys Better Season, Counts On Experience And Leadership

Newsome Girls Volleyball Enjoys Better Season, Counts On Experience And Leadership

  By Tamas Mondovics Starting off with three straight wins, the Newsome High School girls varsity volleyball team got the boost it needed to turn in a season much different from last year’s  performance. While the Wolves strong opening was followed by a couple of losses, first to Plant then conference leader Bloomingdale, the early […]

Celebrate the Feasts of the Lord

Celebrate the Feasts of the Lord

  Ever wondered why Passover is significant or when the first Pentecost occurred? Travel back in time and experience God’s Biblical Feasts in Jerusalem as the disciples did in the first century.  Guests will have a unique experience as they walk through each of God’s Biblical Holy Days and learn the importance they hold in […]

Election Connection

Election Connection

  By Michelle Colesanti The 2014 General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 4. Early voting begins on Saturday, October 25 and continues through Saturday, November 1, and will take place from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at the following locations locally: Bloomingdale Regional Public Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico, and Bruton Memorial Library, […]