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Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

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Ti plants set off any scene

Ti plants set off any scene

We had a flower shop in Ohio in the early ‘60s, and I went to design classes to learn all I could. The best thing I learned was that we could send $5 to a man called A. James in Orlando and he would send us a box of tropical foliage, including...
Published: 08/27/14

Now coming to you through the airwaves ...

When I heard a new radio station was going on the air here in Sun City Center, it brought back some great memories. Years ago when I was the marketing director for a hospital in Punta Gorda, I was the host of a talk radio show called “Your Hea...
Published: 08/27/14

Time-travel in our living room

It comforted me to kiss my father goodbye yesterday despite the fact that he passed away 20 years ago. The opportunity presented itself and I took full advantage of the moment. After years of procrastination, Oscar and I embarked on a time-travel adv...
Published: 08/27/14

Twas four months before Christmas at Freedom Plaza

Don’t be fooled by the 90-degree temperature reading. It’s looking really chilly out there as the holiday season approaches.
Published: 08/27/14

Sun City Center Community News

Staff report
Published: 08/27/14
Latest project a major Sew N Sews donation to hospice

Latest project a major Sew N Sews donation to hospice

SUN CITY CENTER – At first glance, it’s obvious that members of the Sun City Sew N Sews have talent. Their various projects are strewn across the sewing room at 915 Cherry Hills Drive. But what becomes more apparent after getting to kno...
Published: 08/27/14
It’s hot – and so is the fishing

It’s hot – and so is the fishing

This year has been one of the hottest summers I can remember. We’ve had weird weather patterns of rain in the mornings and high-and-dry afternoons, which has resulted in hotter than normal water temperatures of more than 93 degrees. But don&#x...
Published: 08/27/14
Injured, sick animals have new rescue to call home

Injured, sick animals have new rescue to call home

RIVERVIEW – Cecelia Nieves has a soft heart when it comes to injured and abused animals. She has worked with them as a certified veterinary technician at Tampa Bay Veterinary Emergency Service since 2009. ...
Published: 08/27/14
Kitchen shortcuts make cooking so much easier

Kitchen shortcuts make cooking so much easier

As I pushed my shopping cart through the aisles of Publix last week, I found myself trying to bury – I blush to say – a box of cake mix. There it was, a silent testimony to the occasional shortcuts I take in my kitchen. I felt a twinge ...
Published: 08/27/14

Can area retail establishments turn down legal tender?

RIVERVIEW — A Valrico man recently got a surprise when he went to pay for his breakfast.
Published: 08/27/14