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Monday, Jan 26, 2015

South Shore News

Girl, 6, struck by car while getting on school bus in Ruskin

A 6-year-old girl suffered minor injuries this morning when she was struck by a car as she was getting on a school bus in Ruskin.
Published: 01/23/15
South Shore waters offer some excellent winter fishing

South Shore waters offer some excellent winter fishing

Until recently, the weather this winter was almost spring-like. Fishing was great until this latest arctic blast.
Published: 01/22/15
Dividing bromeliads can be prickly

Dividing bromeliads can be prickly

One of the wonderful aspects of bromeliads is the way they multiply. Many times I’ve dug up a clump, pulled each rosette of leaves away from the other, and then replanted or re-potted them with room to spread again.
Published: 01/22/15

My broken dishwasher and an unexpected journey

Life is definitely an adventure and one thing can lead to another with totally unanticipated consequences. Today my dishwasher stopped working and as a result I had a truly poignant memory-visit with my mother.
Published: 01/22/15
Scant inventory creates seller’s market in most of the county

Scant inventory creates seller’s market in most of the county

With the inventory of existing homes for sale in Tampa area at the lowest point in four years, and a proliferation of new apartment buildings with high rent, it’s a seller’s market, Realtors say. Many buyers are settling for homes that ...
Published: 01/22/15
How to get your cooking mojo moving again

How to get your cooking mojo moving again

It happened so suddenly.
Published: 01/22/15

Does your water heater need insulation?

The Florida Home Partnership is providing free water heater blankets to area residents as part of its continuing energy conservation efforts. Water heater blanket packages can be reserved, and then picked up at the partnership's main office at 201 14...
Published: 01/19/15
Updated: 01/22/15

Project is putting the beach back in Apollo Beach

The wheels of heavy equipment are turning as the Beach Restoration Project in Apollo Beach begins. Flores and Harper, a full-service general contractor, is now on-site and moving forward with the four-month project of shoreline restoration.
Published: 01/22/15
Riverview Chamber hosts Annual Dinner and Awards Celebration

Riverview Chamber hosts Annual Dinner and Awards Celebration

RIVERVIEW – More than 300 members and guests of the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce turned out to The Regent Friday night for the business community’s annual version of the Academy Awards.
Published: 01/19/15
SCC Chamber installs new board, presents annual awards

SCC Chamber installs new board, presents annual awards

SUN CITY CENTER – Members and guests of the business community went first class last Friday at the Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce annual awards gala. More than 130 people turned out to celebrate the chamber’s success in 2014 a...
Published: 01/12/15
Updated: 01/16/15