VFW provides immediate help for children in crisis
The Ruskin VFW Post 6287 donated 50 plush monkeys to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office last week.
Artist Dolores Coe welcomes patrons to her exhibit in Sarasota
Renowned Ruskin-based artist Dolores Coe welcomed art patrons to the latest exhibit of her work, held at Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art in Sarasota.
St. Vincent de Paul Reaches Out To East Hillsborough Community
Nestled behind St. Anne's Catholic Church in Ruskin is the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store.
Tomato production increases after light fall volume
Tony DiMare, vice president of the Homestead-based DiMare Co., checks grape tomatoes running on DiMare's Ruskin, Fla., packing line in early November.
Beanie's cooks from the heart for a really big family
Volunteers at the Ruskin UMC take a moment to pose on Thanksgiving Day as they prepare meals for 400 visitors, meals provided by Beanie's.
St. Petersburg Times
Plant City manufacturing firm James Hardie adding 100 jobs, investing $80 million in expansion
James Hardie, an Irish manufacturer of fiber cement siding, plans to invest $80 million in an expansion of its Plant City operations that will create 100 new jobs by 2015.
ABC Action News
Residents stunned after hit and run
RUSKIN, Fla. - Junior Pena was praying the rosary with his family following the death of his grandmother, when a noise in the distance made him feel uncomfortable.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Driver sought in deadly hit and run crash in Ruskin
Hillsborough County Traffic Homicide investigators are asking for the public's help locating the driver and vehicle involved in the deadly hit and run of a bicyclist in Ruskin.
New Manatee County jail chaplain loves his job
Last year, Ben Pate was a turkey farmer, rounding up fowl at his grassy Ruskin spread for sale to his many customers.
J.T. Reeder played a role in Manatee's farming history
The late James Thomas Reeder, better known as J.T., was all of these, but it was his contributions to the local farming community that landed him a spot in the Manatee Agriculture Hall of Fame this year.
Mistakes are easy to make when preparing your plants for winter
By PENNY FLETCHER Sometimes, putting a cover over your plants during cold weather can harm them more than it helps.