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Sunday, Dec 21, 2014

Brandon News

Donations sought at cold weather shelter

BRANDON — Eleanor Saunders was busy at work Nov. 18 at the Brandon Community Center, the first time this season the center opened as a cold weather shelter for the homeless in Hillsborough County.
Published: 12/03/14
Ford’s Garage restaurant coming to Brandon

Ford’s Garage restaurant coming to Brandon

People will soon be able to come to Brandon for prime burgers, comfort food and craft beer in a restaurant reminiscent of a 1920s service station — and prohibition bar.
Published: 12/03/14
Give it a swirl, homemade caramel sauce

Give it a swirl, homemade caramel sauce

I used to hate caramel sauce. It’s usually thin, runny and lackluster in flavor.
Published: 12/02/14
District IV sheriff’s deputies collect toys for kids in need

District IV sheriff’s deputies collect toys for kids in need

SOUTH SHORE – December is a time of wonder and joy for children all over the world, but many South Shore kids awaken to the heartbreak of finding no Christmas presents. But for 35 years, a group of dedicated volunteers inspired by the dream of...
Published: 12/02/14
How to succeed at gardening with minimum maintenance

How to succeed at gardening with minimum maintenance

Tom and Barb Noethiger can teach us all some lessons on how to have a neat and lovely garden with a minimum of maintenance and a maximum of enjoyment.
Published: 12/02/14

Thoughts about the technology of preservation

A letter came in the mail a few days ago and I opened it with curiosity. It was from my cousin Carol in New York, who I see rarely these days but we keep in touch by phone. The envelope read “Do Not Bend,” and that just made me even mor...
Published: 12/02/14
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