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Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

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Three great minor vegetables

Three great minor vegetables

When I had to spend the long cold winter up north, every year I made great plans and added at least one new plant to my vegetable garden. One of the Iowa farmers said he’d never seen half of what I was growing.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Keeping appetizers simple is key when pressed for time

Keeping appetizers simple is key when pressed for time

An hour before game night with friends on Saturday I remembered we were supposed to bring a snack to share. Of course I wanted to bring something that would make me look good, something deliciously creative and impressive. Time was against me, howeve...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Ruskin area kids to get new gymnasium, construction begins

Ruskin area kids to get new gymnasium, construction begins

RUSKIN – The Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department recently broke ground for the new Ruskin Recreation Center in a public program attended by Hillsborough County officials, civic leaders and community representative...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Rotarians to host annual masquerade ball for charity

Rotarians to host annual masquerade ball for charity

LITHIA – The FishHawk-Riverview Rotary Club will host its second annual Crawfish Masquerade Ball on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Palmetto Club in FishHawk Ranch. Behind all the masks, sequins and Cajun cuisine will be business leaders committed to...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Volunteers hold fundraiser for Rugged Cross Youth Ranch, helping kids in foster care

Volunteers hold fundraiser for Rugged Cross Youth Ranch, helping kids in foster care

Lithia – Rugged Cross Youth Ranch exists to provide a safe haven for kids in foster care – even if it’s only for a few hours.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Working to maintain an old friendship

Until fairly recently my body took good care of me. For 73 years we’ve been good friends and it has allowed me to play on the playground, ride my bike, do homework, finish housework, raise three children into adulthood and hold down a variety ...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Resident group forms new foundation

Resident group forms new foundation

A new charitable organization has been established to provide special funds for improving the quality of life for residents in and around Sun City Center.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Free yoga program helps combat-stressed veterans heal

BRANDON — For some veterans, the injuries they experienced are often unseen. Through yoga breath work and poses, for many healing can begin on a deeper level.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Health advisories issued for 2 Hillsborough beaches, lifted for one

Health advisories were issued Tuesday for beaches at Ben T. Davis and Picnic Island based on criteria for bacteria recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Published: 01/27/15

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