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Ruskin pilot who landed gyrocopter at U.S. Capitol pleads not guilty

Ruskin pilot who landed gyrocopter at U.S. Capitol pleads not guilty

WASHINGTON — A Ruskin man who landed a gyrocopter at the U.S. Capitol said Thursday that he will never pull a similar stunt again – and doesn’t recommend anyone else try it either.
Published: 05/21/15
Updated: 05/22/15
Hillsborough veterans council preps for Memorial Day event

Hillsborough veterans council preps for Memorial Day event

For “God and country,” the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County is soldiering up to promote the annual Memorial Day Celebration at the Veterans Memorial Park and Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins Jr. Museum in Tampa.
Published: 05/20/15
Updated: 05/22/15
Popeye’s franchises coming to Riverview, Sun City Center

Popeye’s franchises coming to Riverview, Sun City Center

SOUTH SHORE – Area foodies soon will find a place to eat specialty fried chicken when Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen restaurant opens in early July. The freestanding eatery will be located at the Shoppes of Southbay retail center at Big Ben...
Published: 05/19/15
It’s ‘all good’ at Lennard High during principal’s first year

It’s ‘all good’ at Lennard High during principal’s first year

RUSKIN – Under Mary Freitas’ leadership, Lennard High School is having a banner year.
Published: 05/19/15
Candy is dandy during the summer

Candy is dandy during the summer

With the school year’s final bells about to ring and summertime nearly upon us, I’ve been thinking a lot about candy. Next to cooling off at the neighborhood pool, trips to the store when I was young just might have been the best part o...
Published: 05/19/15
Family, friends unite to keep lounge afloat

Family, friends unite to keep lounge afloat

GIBSONTON – As the general manager of Gibsonton’s River’s Edge Lounge bar and grill for the past three years, Lisa Cremeans was a busy woman. She relished the challenging but enjoyable role, which required that she be constantly ...
Published: 05/19/15
Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Voodoo lily is one of a very unusual plant family

Decades ago someone called me and told me I had to go see a plant he’d never seen before and was pretty sure I hadn’t either. He didn’t have a name for it, just the address of where it was located. I was younger then, more curiou...
Published: 05/13/15
Here’s a back-pocket recipe that’ll always have your back

Here’s a back-pocket recipe that’ll always have your back

As I sat at the computer, lamenting the fact that I’d spent too much time cruising the Internet when I should have been writing, the clock on the screen said 5:10 p.m.
Published: 05/13/15
Golf tournament to raise funds for Riverview football team

Golf tournament to raise funds for Riverview football team

RIVERVIEW – Riverview High School football coach Michael Thornton will temporarily turn his attention from punting to putting in an attempt to raise funds for the Sharks’ football program.
Published: 05/13/15
East Bay High musical will take you back to the ‘60s

East Bay High musical will take you back to the ‘60s

GIBSONTON – The musical production of the story of Ellie Greenwich, a successful 1960’s pop songwriter, will be presented Thursday through Saturday by students at East Bay High School.
Published: 05/13/15