The River View
The River View: Good stuff

The River View: Good stuff

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN I have a secret pick-me-up for when I’m feeling beaten down and discouraged about life: I drive to the West Marine store in Apollo Beach…

The River View: When a backpack could mean the world

The River View: When a backpack could mean the world

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN The number of children in line clearly exceeded the number of backpacks that St. Vincent de Paul in Ruskin had to give away. They were…

News

Brandon Chamber appoints new president, CEO

Brandon Chamber appoints new president, CEO

By KEVIN BRADY Laura Simpson is the new president and CEO of the Greater Brandon…

Pleasant Living residents raise money for home…and for those who protect our homes and us

Pleasant Living residents raise money for home…and for those who protect our homes and us

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN With a number of seniors living on a fixed income, extra funds…

Broadway bound

Broadway bound

13-year-old Ruskin performer earns call-backs to NYC stage By PENNY FLETCHER The first few times…

Calvary Church cuts ribbon on Angel Attic Thrift Store

Calvary Church cuts ribbon on Angel Attic Thrift Store

Calvary Lutheran Church’s brand new Angel Attic thrift store is now open for business, serving…

Features

Trips worth taking: La Jolla!

By WARREN RESEN, North American Travel Journalists Association Heading west from Santa Fe, my GPS informed us that we were on the correct heading for our next…

Horsin’ around

Riverview trainer delights Sun City Center audience by showing off her animals’ skills BY PENNY FLETCHER One Riverview horse lover took two of her trained favorites to…

The Lost Millenial

Lost Millenial: Not in Iowa anymore

By NICK NARIGON Last week marked the one year anniversary since my wife Lisa and I moved to Tokyo. The level of adaptation I have reached was…

The Lost Millenial: When the ‘rents visit

By NICK NARIGON Last week Mom and Dad flew across the Pacific Pond for their first visit to Japan. In fact, it was their first trip overseas…

Go To

Wild Things roam Children’s Museum

Dozens of children and their parents were able to channel their inner Max last weekend as the Glazer Children’s Museum in Tampa brought some of the characters…

Riverview Library to host award winning author April 20

By Mitch Traphagen As part of National Library Week, the Riverview Branch Library will host author Lori Roy to discuss both of her novels, “Until She Comes…

Video

Interview with a mermaid

An interview with Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaid Carli Dofka. Mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida from Mitch Traphagen on Vimeo.…