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Cotter Financial Shred-a-thon returns

Cotter Financial Shred-a-thon returns

SUN CITY CENTER – Cotter Financial is giving residents an opportunity to clean out their old documents and financial files and safely destroy them from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Owner Gary Cotter is bringing back Legal Shred, a member of the...
Published: 11/11/14
Updated: 11/12/14

Veteran’s Day at Freedom Plaza

As residents of a senior retirement community, folks in Sun City Center, Freedom Plaza occupants included, can remember when Nov. 11 was called Armistice Day and celebrated the end of the fighting in World War I. Bright red paper poppies were sold on...
Published: 11/11/14

Fall is finally here and I’m in heaven

Fall is my favorite season of the year for a number of reasons, the first of which is obvious. The humidity dies down, and we aren’t dripping in perspiration all day. The air conditioner goes off and the windows come open, meaning TECO gets le...
Published: 11/11/14
Pelican Players to present ‘The Cemetery Club’

Pelican Players to present ‘The Cemetery Club’

SUN CITY CENTER – The curtain will rise at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Friday and Saturday at the Kings Point Borini Theatre, 1900 Clubhouse Drive, for the Pelican Players’ production of “The Cemetery Club.” A matinee of the show tak...
Published: 11/11/14

Mirror, mirror on the wall

It’s big, it’s bulky and it’s full of memories. I was going to give it to Goodwill, but I can’t. It speaks too many languages – the language of love, of expectations, of anticipation, of pride, of hope, of dreams. I...
Published: 11/11/14
There’s more hope for saving our citrus

There’s more hope for saving our citrus

Gail Hubbell of Hubbell Nursery, 2610 E. College Ave., Ruskin, called me about my last article on citrus spray and said if a spray doesn’t have a pesticide in it, then it won’t do the job. So to be safe I’m now also using what sh...
Published: 11/11/14
Gannon University brings doctoral program to Ruskin

Gannon University brings doctoral program to Ruskin

SOUTH SHORE – Gannon University, a nationally recognized Catholic university in Erie, Penn., has selected Ruskin as the site of its new center for graduate health care studies. The facility is slated to open next summer.
Published: 11/11/14
Thanksgiving dinner for two – part two

Thanksgiving dinner for two – part two

Last week I wrote about how several years ago we decided to take it easy and stay put for Thanksgiving. The prospect of turkey dinner for two didn’t quite have the feel of “holiday” to me.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/11/14
Car Haggler takes all the worry out of car buying

Car Haggler takes all the worry out of car buying

SOUTH SHORE – Prior to the thrilling moment when a new car owner sits behind the wheel for the first time, there are anxious hours of car lot hopping, grueling negotiations and reams of paperwork.
Published: 11/07/14
East Bay's first show of season is a musical for all ages

East Bay's first show of season is a musical for all ages

The East Bay High School Theater Department will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” today, Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. at the Kathryn Hill Auditorium, 7710 Big Bend Road, Gibsonton.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/06/14