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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015

Brandon News

Lessons from a little girl

It’s embarrassing when a 3-year-old does what I can’t do. And it’s also an opportunity to learn something useful and appreciate the education. Watching my granddaughter Ava playing with her father’s cell phone in the resta...
Published: 02/17/15
Deputies: One-armed man stole package for needy kids in Seffner

Deputies: One-armed man stole package for needy kids in Seffner

Hillsborough County deputies are searching for a one-armed man accused of stealing a box delivered by postal workers in Seffner that was intended for needy children.
Published: 02/13/15
Residents compile wish list for updated or new library

Residents compile wish list for updated or new library

RIVERVIEW – A catering kitchen, coffee shop, art gallery, auditorium and reading garden.
Published: 02/11/15
Events spotlight cantor’s lifetime spent with music

Events spotlight cantor’s lifetime spent with music

BRANDON — The public is invited to hear tenor Cantor Paul Offenkrantz, 53, of Boynton Beach, sing classical, popular, operatic, Broadway and Jewish liturgical songs of love during Valentine's Day weekend at Congregation Beth Shalom of Brandon, ...
Published: 02/11/15
Heart-shaped cakes, homemade soups have me thinking about Mom

Heart-shaped cakes, homemade soups have me thinking about Mom

It’s the month of love. Pink, red and heart-shaped things are everywhere, which is probably the reason I’ve been thinking a lot about my mom.
Published: 02/11/15

Charity golf classic adds pairings party to tourney

BRANDON — The 11th annual Brandon Hyundai Celebrity Challenge and Charity Golf Classic, benefiting the Brandon Foundation, will add a new twist this year with the Forcon International Celebrity Pairings Party as part of the event. The party fr...
Published: 02/11/15
Local violinists available to perform, no strings attached

Local violinists available to perform, no strings attached

VALRICO — They call themselves Simply Strings, but there is nothing simple about the music these five women create with their violins.
Published: 02/11/15

Celebrities in the Brandon Hyundai Celebrity Challenge/Charity Golf Classic Tournament lineup

Celebrities tentatively scheduled to play in the 2015 Brandon Hyundai Celebrity Challenge and Charity Golf Classic Tournament benefiting the Brandon Foundation include: Dave Andreychuk, Tampa Bay Lightning; Reidel Anthony, NFL; Anthony Becht, NFL; Ch...
Published: 02/11/15
‘Gamers’ come of age in community, college settings

‘Gamers’ come of age in community, college settings

BRANDON — At an event aimed to entice Hillsborough Community College students to select membership in any one of a large number of clubs collectively targeted to a wide range of interests, Rick Quevedo stood his ground, speaking on behalf of E...
Published: 02/11/15
Adult art students exhibit their talent

Adult art students exhibit their talent

A dozen adult art students from Hillsborough County will share their love of art through March 1 as part of an art exhibit called “Blazing Brushes: The Third Entity” at The Bunker in Ybor City.
Published: 02/11/15