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  1. Pavement problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WPTV Local News

    Roxie Creel feels ripped off. She and her husband hired a roaming paving company to asphalt their Valrico, Florida driveway. 1 comment

  2. Gardening: Great treasures hide in backyard gardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Northwest News and Tribune

    But some people have other ideas. Marcia Spare began her garden around her Valrico home 18 years ago when she retired.

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  3. Joseph J. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Times Herald-Record

    ... M. Smith and her husband, Willis of Glen Spey, NY; his sisters, Jessica Lewis of Middletown, Jeanine Ramirez of Valrico, FL, Jenny Smith of Loris, SC; and five grandchildren, Willis, Jalen, Leslie, Kaleigh & Xavier. Visitation will be held from 5 to ...

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  4. Victims Identified in Highway 52 Fatal Crash in GoodhueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | KSTP

    Twenty-three-year-old Ashia Ruiz of Minneapolis and 47-year-old Juan Martinez of Valrico, Florida, were killed in the crash that happened around 8:30 p.m., according to the State Patrol. A Chevy Impala was heading southbound on Highway 52 when it crossed the median and hit a semi.

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  5. Annual Dinner Makes Big Impact For Local CharitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Osprey Observer

    The Valrico/FishHawk Chamber recently hosted its second annual dinner by celebrating with donations to two local charities and welcoming its new board for the 2015 year. The two-year old chamber, which welcomed member 171, the Brandon Foundation, at the dinner, merged with the FishHawk Area Networking Group just 15 months ago.

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  6. Valrico man dies after collapsing in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | St. Petersburg Times

    A 67-year-old Valrico man died Tuesday morning after collapsing in a Hillsborough courtroom during a hearing on the pending foreclosure of his home. Frank Collelo was with his wife, Antoinette Collelo, 57, when he fell to the floor in the Hillsborough County Circuit courtroom of Judge Wayne S. Timmerman around 9 a.m., according to Cristal Bermudez, a public information officer with the Hillsborough sheriff's office.

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  7. Strawberry Festival 'ambassadors' hard at work as event opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    Mary Roberts, right, helps Grazia Moyers of Virginia Beach, Va., find the Hershey's Strawberry Tent at Thursday's opening day. Terry and Tamara Allen field all kinds of questions, but the trickiest come from folks like Janice George of Valrico, who combed through dozens of vendor stalls Thursday to find a bottle of Honey Bee healing lotion. Many of the thousands who come to the Florida Strawberry Festival every year arrive with specific aims - to watch the pig races, catch a big musical act or work through multiple servings of strawberry shortcake, ice cream, even strawberry hamburgers.

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  8. Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Lumsden Road CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Patch.com

    A 39-year-old Valrico man suffered life-threatening injuries Tuesday when Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies say he was struck by a vehicle on Lumsden Road. The incident happened around 9:50 p.m. as Justin M. Clay was walking east on the south sidewalk of Lumsden Road.

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  9. John Jessen Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Carla VanderBaan and her husband James, of Whitinsville, and Christina Jessen and her husband Robert Lyons, of Valrico, FLA; three grandchildren, Johneese Jessen, Melissa VanderBaan, and Marc VanderBaan and his wife Jennifer; two great ...

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  10. Softball: Bloomingdale 1, Riverview 0Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    VALRICO Bloomingdale's Lace Smith was dominant in the circle and helped scratch out a first-inning run as the Bulls knocked Riverview from the ranks of the unbeaten, defeating the visiting Sharks 1-0 Tuesday night. "It was nerve racking," Smith said.

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  11. SSSP Acquisitions III Acquires Florida Self-Storage Facility for $4.6MRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Inside Self-Storage

    SSSP Acquisitions III LLC recently purchased United Self Storage of Bloomingdale LLC, a 59,455-square-foot storage facility in Valrico, Fla., for $4.6 million. The property at 1035 Starwood Ave. is on 4.37 acres and will be rebranded as Simply Self Storage .

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  12. Residents and DIY Enthusiasts in Valrico Get Washer and Dryer Parts...Read the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Emailwire.com

    The informative hints and insight help DIY property owners fix their washer safely and correctly to save money while avoiding a service call Valrico, FL -- Whenever the washing machine makes strange noises or stops running completely, savvy DIYers can deal with it themselves with a bit of assistance from the service handbook. When the manual will not render a solution, area citizens are fortunate to have a nearby washer parts dealer with professionals who can advise them.

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  13. County looks to give Riverview Library multi-million dollar makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... verjoyed the Riverview Library is finally on target for updating. To its north, the Bloomingdale Regional Library in Valrico nearly doubled in size with a recent addition. And, the SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin opened in 2006.

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  14. TECO works on power outages in HillsboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    TECO crews have restored power to nearly 2,500 customers in Tampa and Valrico after two separate outages Tuesday evening. TECO works on power outages in Hillsborough TECO crews have restored power to nearly 2,500 customers in Tampa and Valrico after two separate outages Tuesday evening.

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  15. Lithia Pinecrest, Durant, Lumsden Road Intersection Improvements To Begin Soon Start to End of YearRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Construction of a brand new community named, La Collina, , which began last month in Valrico just northeast of Lithia Pinecrest and Lumsden Rd., is now in full swing and, as expected, is already causing some inconvenience for local commuters. Unfortunately, even as the new neighborhood takes shape in the coming months, motorists will need to exercise a bit more patience due to the County's plans to begin the $11.6 million improvement project on the infamous Lithia Pinecrest, Durant and Lumsden Rd. intersection located nearby later this year.

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  16. Purim In The Palace Event Brings Purim To Life In Brandon AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    ... in Persia of old. The festivities will be held at The Jewish Discovery Center, located at 1578 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico on Thursday, March 5. Purim begins this year after sundown on Wednesday, March 4 and ends at nightfall on Thursday, March 5. ...

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  17. Deputies Discover Marijuana Grow House In ValricoRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Information was obtained from an out-of-state law enforcement agency regarding a possible indoor marijuana grow house in a Valrico residence. Detectives responded and, upon conducting a knock-and-talk visit at 709 Sand Ridge Dr. in Valrico, found Ivana Rivera, 24 at home.

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  18. Hagerty is top area team in first softball pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Hagerty's Samantha Worrell faces Valrico Bloomingdale High School during the 8A state championship at Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach on Thursday, May 8, 2014. J Patrick Rice/Special to the Sentinel Hagerty is the top Class 8A team from the Sentinel's readership area in the first Miracle Sports softball poll of this season.

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  19. Suspects burglarize 10 unlocked vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... from an unlocked car in the Copper Ridge subdivision. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1DyIbw1 Valrico, Florida -- Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help identifying the suspects seen stealing ...

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  20. Plant City's 80th Annual Strawberry Festival To Feature REBA, Loretta Lynn, Boyz II Men & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    ... love making visiting the St. Clement's 'Make Your Own Strawberry Shortcake' and usually go back for seconds," said Valrico resident Nicole Heubusch. In addition to all of the livestock shows, displays and exhibits, there is plenty of free ...

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