Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Brandon & South Shore News

Joe Henderson: Lesson learned from six weeks of kitchen remodeling — never again!

Joe Henderson: Lesson learned from six weeks of kitchen remodeling — never again!

Two amazing events just took place at my house. I unloaded clean dishes from our dishwasher and rinsed my cereal bowl in the kitchen sink.Yeah, I know. So what, right?Well, when you’ve been without a kitchen for about six weeks, small things become b...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Residents look to fix chronic problems in Brandon neighborhood

Residents look to fix chronic problems in Brandon neighborhood

Prior to purchasing their lake-front home in the Timber Pond subdivision in 1986, Barbara Routen and her husband Mark feared it might be prone to flooding because of the nearby ponds and lakes.Yet they set up stakes more than three decades ago in the...
Published: 09/13/18
Updated: 09/15/18
Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Imagination, a gala"Onward, Upward, Outward" reflects the ambitious goals and theme of Imagination, the 16th annual gala for the Glazer Children’s Museum. Co-chairs Jennifer and Justin Phelps embedded bars and buffets within the exhibits, (antipasto,...
Published: 09/08/18
Updated: 09/15/18
Armwood senior hosts Day of Play for Gold Award project in Brandon

Armwood senior hosts Day of Play for Gold Award project in Brandon

The Brandon Kiwanis Club and the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida will host a Day of Play from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday (Sept. 22) at Brandon Park, 502 E Sadie St. The event also will serve as a Gold Award project for Angelena Baldi, a senior at...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/15/18
Delta Sigma Theta to stage career and college expo at Middleton

Delta Sigma Theta to stage career and college expo at Middleton

The Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in collaboration with Middleton High School, the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections and the Tampa Family Health Center will hold a free career and college fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p...
Published: 09/14/18
Updated: 09/15/18
Roboticon to roll into USF’s Yuengling Center

Roboticon to roll into USF’s Yuengling Center

Roboticon Tampa Bay 2018 runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 29-30 at the University of South Florida Yuengling Center (formerly Sun Dome Arena), 4202 E Fowler Ave. Nearly 1,000 students from Tampa Bay and Florida will visit to learn while at this ...
Published: 09/13/18
Updated: 09/15/18
Group readies to restore Tampa’s Urban League chapter

Group readies to restore Tampa’s Urban League chapter

TAMPA — Maybe the second time around will be sweeter for the Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League.At least, that’s the goal of a sponsoring committee that has quietly laid the foundation for the civil rights organization’s return.Founded in 1922, the loca...
Published: 09/10/18
Updated: 09/15/18
Uncle Louie G ready to serve up New York treats at FishHawk

Uncle Louie G ready to serve up New York treats at FishHawk

LITHIA — It wasn’t enough for Kimberley Zinerco to work as an independent sales consultant for a home builder during the day and then own and operate FishHawk Pizza by night. She wanted to bring another business to the community where she lives and w...
Published: 09/11/18
Updated: 09/14/18

Plant City church to screen film that lends support to Bible believers

The God Who Speaks, awarded Best Documentary at the 2018 Christian Worldview Film Festival, begins with a question.What if God could communicate with us?The 90-minute film, featuring interviews with 23 Christian experts, goes on to explore the Bible’...
Published: 09/10/18
Updated: 09/14/18
Howard Altman: Tampa World War II veteran turning 100 recalls guarding prisoners then celebs

Howard Altman: Tampa World War II veteran turning 100 recalls guarding prisoners then celebs

Frank Sorbera was a band boy for the Russ Morgan Orchestra, lugging equipment and driving vehicles, all the while hoping to one day join the big band outfit as a singer.But it was 1944, World War II was grinding on and Uncle Sam had other plans for t...
Published: 09/13/18
Updated: 09/14/18