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Friday, Aug 29, 2014

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Now coming to you through the airwaves ...

When I heard a new radio station was going on the air here in Sun City Center, it brought back some great memories. Years ago when I was the marketing director for a hospital in Punta Gorda, I was the host of a talk radio show called “Your Hea...
Published: 08/27/14

Time-travel in our living room

It comforted me to kiss my father goodbye yesterday despite the fact that he passed away 20 years ago. The opportunity presented itself and I took full advantage of the moment. After years of procrastination, Oscar and I embarked on a time-travel adv...
Published: 08/27/14

Twas four months before Christmas at Freedom Plaza

Don’t be fooled by the 90-degree temperature reading. It’s looking really chilly out there as the holiday season approaches.
Published: 08/27/14

Sun City Center Community News

Staff report
Published: 08/27/14
Latest project a major Sew N Sews donation to hospice

Latest project a major Sew N Sews donation to hospice

SUN CITY CENTER – At first glance, it’s obvious that members of the Sun City Sew N Sews have talent. Their various projects are strewn across the sewing room at 915 Cherry Hills Drive. But what becomes more apparent after getting to kno...
Published: 08/27/14
It’s hot – and so is the fishing

It’s hot – and so is the fishing

This year has been one of the hottest summers I can remember. We’ve had weird weather patterns of rain in the mornings and high-and-dry afternoons, which has resulted in hotter than normal water temperatures of more than 93 degrees. But don&#x...
Published: 08/27/14
Injured, sick animals have new rescue to call home

Injured, sick animals have new rescue to call home

RIVERVIEW – Cecelia Nieves has a soft heart when it comes to injured and abused animals. She has worked with them as a certified veterinary technician at Tampa Bay Veterinary Emergency Service since 2009. ...
Published: 08/27/14
Kitchen shortcuts make cooking so much easier

Kitchen shortcuts make cooking so much easier

As I pushed my shopping cart through the aisles of Publix last week, I found myself trying to bury – I blush to say – a box of cake mix. There it was, a silent testimony to the occasional shortcuts I take in my kitchen. I felt a twinge ...
Published: 08/27/14
Chamber welcomes new educators

Chamber welcomes new educators

RUSKIN – Around 140 teachers and administrators from 13 area schools got their first taste of the community when they were treated to gifts, breakfast and a special program Aug. 15. The annual Welcome to South Shore New Teachers Breakfast took...
Published: 08/27/14
Orlando burger bar Graffiti Junktion opens first Tampa area location

Orlando burger bar Graffiti Junktion opens first Tampa area location

The management team of the new Graffiti Junktion, 11401 N. 56th St., believes it has much more to offer than the typical sports bar.
Published: 08/27/14