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County parks will offer fishing camps for kids this summer

TAMPA — About 300 youngsters will get to fish every day for two weeks this summer using equipment donated by the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Kessel: Cracking the case on peeling hard-cooked eggs

Kessel: Cracking the case on peeling hard-cooked eggs

Peeling hard-cooked eggs is one of those tasks that should be easy, but writer Lynn Kessel always seems to end up frustrated. One minute she is on a roll, peeling off the shell in one piece, and then the next minute the shell cracks into tiny fragments with pieces sticking to the egg.
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Riverview woman delivers fresh produce to South Shore homes

Riverview woman delivers fresh produce to South Shore homes

Two years ago, Riverview resident Renee Watley said she'd never seen a tomato growing on the vine and she didn't have a clue about how to cook kale, arugula or chard. But a trip to her local grocery store changed all that.
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Riverview foster mom gives children a loving start

Riverview foster mom gives children a loving start

Amanda Gary doesn't think she does anything special. But those who know her disagree. The 37-year-old mother of two school-age kids takes in abandoned, neglected or abused babies – until a more permanent home can be found.
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/18/14
SouthShore Chamber to host annual BBQ, beer and blues festival

SouthShore Chamber to host annual BBQ, beer and blues festival

Thousands of folks who like barbecue, brews and live music will flock to the upcoming Pigs in the Parking Lot BBQ, Beer and Blues Festival on May 16. And the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce is inviting area businesses to take part in the fun.
Published: 04/16/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Brandies: Riverview garden gets high marks from  animals

Brandies: Riverview garden gets high marks from animals

Beatriz Till of Riverview called to tell me how she took an old makeup brush and used it to pollinate black pepper. I asked if she had a garden I could write about and learned it wasn’t too large, only a quarter of an acre. You can see the who...
Published: 04/16/14

Ruskin shelter to use Verizon grant to help women find jobs

RUSKIN – With the help of Verizon Wireless a local shelter will help abused and homeless women find meaningful careers.
Published: 04/16/14
Malinoski: United Way offers chance to fish Lake Parrish

Malinoski: United Way offers chance to fish Lake Parrish

Some of us remember when the best freshwater fishing around was on Lake Parrish. But the events of September 2001 changed that when Florida Power & Light closed the lake for security reasons.
Published: 04/16/14

Pedestrian lying on U.S. 301 dies in Wimauma hit-and-run

Authorities are searching for the driver of a car who fatally struck a pedestrian who was lying on U.S. 301 early today in Wimauma.
Published: 04/15/14
Hillsborough adds island gem in land buy

Hillsborough adds island gem in land buy

The Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program buys the 3-acre island Big Cockroach Mound, which has an ancient Indian mound and plants found nowhere else in the county.
Published: 04/10/14
Updated: 04/11/14