Quantcast
TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather.
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015

South Shore News

Victory gardens are here to stay

Victory gardens are here to stay

I’ve always hesitated to mention that my first garden was a Victory garden because that would definitely show my age. But something happened just recently that made a great difference.
Published: 07/15/15
Leviathans headed to championships

Leviathans headed to championships

APOLLO BEACH – World champion female athletes come in many varieties, not just soccer. That’s certainly true for two teenage members of the MiraBay Leviathans rowing team, who are going to compete in the World Dragon Boat Racing Champio...
Published: 07/15/15
Ruskin resident honored as 50,000th recipient of home through federal low-income program

Ruskin resident honored as 50,000th recipient of home through federal low-income program

RUSKIN – More than 100 local, state and federal officials recently converged in Ruskin to honor a single mother who soon will experience the joy of home ownership.
Published: 07/15/15
The sky is no limit for teen rocket enthusiast

The sky is no limit for teen rocket enthusiast

RIVERVIEW – Chris Nilsen got the bug for designing and building rockets after participating in a Mad Science program in the 5th grade. Over the seven years since, he’s made 40 different projectiles of different shapes and sizes –...
Published: 07/15/15

It’s tea time at Freedom Plaza

In the year 2736 B.C., so the story goes, the Chinese Emperor Shennong was sipping his bowl of hot water — he had ordered the drinking water in his kingdom boiled before consumption — when leaves from a garden shrub fell into his libati...
Published: 07/15/15
Club helps homebound, low-income cat lovers

Club helps homebound, low-income cat lovers

SUN CITY CENTER — It’s not just people who suffer when the cupboards are bare. So do their household pets.
Published: 07/15/15

A song I heard as a child lives on

I saw the movie in 1957, 58 years ago when I was 17 and had no idea the part it would play in my life today. “Tammy and the Bachelor,” with Debbie Reynolds and Leslie Nielsen, was a cute movie with a catchy theme song that began “...
Published: 07/15/15
Woman helping others pursue the American dream

Woman helping others pursue the American dream

LUTZ — When Cielo Magdalena Gomez Lopez — who goes simply by Cielo Gomez — immigrated to the United States from Chiapas, Mexico, she was looking to achieve the American dream. But she found something else....
Published: 07/15/15

Night of Comedy offers twice the laughs

RIVERVIEW — Michael Self, event organizer and president of the South Shore Music Festival and Chili Cook-off, will present a Night of Comedy from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at The Regent, 6437 Watson Road.
Published: 07/15/15
Artists to receive awards at ADA 25th anniversary celebration

Artists to receive awards at ADA 25th anniversary celebration

TAMPA — The public is invited to a Disability Awareness Expo and celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which became law in July 1990. The Hillsborough County Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities will host the 25th anniversary ...
Published: 07/15/15