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Riverview woman delivers fresh produce to South Shore homes

Riverview woman delivers fresh produce to South Shore homes

RIVERVIEW – 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
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 I always seem to end up frustrated. One minute I'm on a roll, peeling off the shell in one piece, and then the next minute the shell cracks into tiny fragments with pieces sticki...
Published: 04/16/14
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
Riverview foster mom gives children a loving start

Riverview foster mom gives children a loving start

RIVERVIEW – Amanda Gary doesn’t think she does anything special. But those who know her disagree.
Published: 04/16/14
SouthShore Chamber to host annual BBQ, beer and blues festival

SouthShore Chamber to host annual BBQ, beer and blues festival

APOLLO BEACH – 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 par...
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
Community invited to high-flying annual event in Apollo Beach

Community invited to high-flying annual event in Apollo Beach

APOLLO BEACH – This Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the skies above Apollo Beach Nature Park will be filled with flying objects of all shapes and sizes. It's time for the Apollo Beach Beautification Committee's seventh annual Kite Fest and more...
Published: 04/09/14