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Let someone else do your holiday decorating

Let someone else do your holiday decorating

SOUTH SHORE – Decorating your home doesn’t have to make you groan and roll your eyes anymore. You can put the ladder away and give your back a break this holiday season.
Published: 11/26/14
31st Annual Alafia Lighted Boat Parade is next week

31st Annual Alafia Lighted Boat Parade is next week

The Rotary Club of FishHawk-Riverview will sponsor the 31st Annual Alafia Lighted Boat Parade at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, on the Alafia River at the International Independent Showmen’s Association, 6915 Riverview Drive, Riverview.
Published: 11/26/14
Give thanks so many are growing to end hunger

Give thanks so many are growing to end hunger

When Will Carey was a chef in Brooklyn, he was concerned about all the food that went to waste. So ever since he moved to Florida in 1994, he’s been busy working to end that practice and ensure no person goes hungry.
Published: 11/26/14
Christmas isn’t only for kids

Christmas isn’t only for kids

RIVERVIEW – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is making sure even the young at heart receive some Christmas cheer. They are coordinating their 18th annual Christmas dinner for area seniors Dec. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Internat...
Published: 11/26/14
Army veteran opens new barbecue restaurant in Riverview

Army veteran opens new barbecue restaurant in Riverview

RIVERVIEW – Following several years where restaurants have failed to thrive in the strip of shops across from Riverview High School, one army veteran believes he has found the recipe to success.
Published: 11/26/14
Playing video games requires muscle power at this YMCA

Playing video games requires muscle power at this YMCA

SEFFNER — The North Brandon Family YMCA, 3097 S. Kingsway Road, has found an engaging way to motivate kids to get fit — they must pedal a bike, row or dance to power video games.
Published: 11/26/14
Math teacher seeks funding to reach students

Math teacher seeks funding to reach students

TAMPA — Timothy Nolan wants to give his students a chance to apply advanced math principles to real-life situations — by teaching them to build electric guitars.
Published: 11/26/14

Get the lowdown on the draw down for Social Security

BRANDON — Greed drew Howard “Howie” Angeloni into financial services — but not the kind of hunger that draws negative headlines.
Published: 11/26/14

Fighting cancer with hope, health and support

Shelley Ellis had a message of hope at a dance party staged by Music Showcase, marking the culminating event in its annual October Breast Cancer Awareness Month fundraising drive.
Published: 11/26/14
Grant to provide technology, music programs to A Kid’s Place

Grant to provide technology, music programs to A Kid’s Place

BRANDON — AT&T and A Kid’s Place of Tampa Bay, Inc. have joined together to provide technology equipment and music and arts programming to the children at A Kid’s Place in Brandon. A $30,000 grant will promote academic achievemen...
Published: 11/26/14