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Open market coming to Westchase

Open market coming to Westchase

Tampa, Florida -- Do you love fresh fruits and vegetables and organic food?

You're in luck! An open air fresh market is coming to Westchase Town Center of Saturday, October 13.

This will be your chance to buy locally grown, fresh food in your own neighborhood. There are similar markets like this throughout Tampa Bay.

You will also find homemade foods at the market.

It will be held every second Saturday, October - May from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Tampa Fire Rescue invites you to the stations tomorrow!

Tampa Fire Rescue invites you to the stations tomorrow!

Tampa, FL-- Tampa Fire Rescue will be hosting open houses at their stations in honor of National Fire Prevention Month tomorrow, Saturday, October 6. 

You are invited to head to a station near you to meet the firefighters, learn about fire safety and see the trucks!

Below is a list of stations holding open houses:

Register for Ruskin's senior softball league

Register for Ruskin's senior softball league

Ruskin, FL - Registration is going on right now for the senior softball league at Ruskin. There's a mandatory coach meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, October 3 at 7 p.m.

The games are Monday nights from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The games and the mandatory meeting are being held at the Ruskin Recreation Center at 901 6th St. SE in Ruskin.

Cost is $100 per team.

The cost includes officials and awards for winners. Checks should be made payable to Hillsborough County BOCC.

Health advisory issued for 2 Tampa beaches

Health advisory issued for 2 Tampa beaches

Hillsborough County, FL--  A Health Advisory has been issued for the following beaches based on the criteria for enterococci bacteria recommended by the EPA:

  • Ben T. Davis Beach
  • Cypress Point Beach

This should be considered a potential risk to the bathing public.

Samples taken Monday were above threshold for enterococci bacteria. 

The beach will be re-sampled, October 8, and if re-sampling indicates that the water is within the satisfactory range, the advisory will be lifted

Low cost classes for kids & adults in Hillsborough

Low cost classes for kids & adults in Hillsborough

Hillsborough County, Florida - Hillsborough County's Parks, Recreation and Conservation offers Cheerleading, Dance, Self Defense and many other classes at various neighborhood parks.

Classes are offered in partnership with private instructors from all around Hillsborough County. The cost of the classes varies from $0-$10, pay-as-you-go.

Classes will be held at any of the following locations: 

More Than 94,000 General Election Vote By Mail Ballots delivered

More Than 94,000 General Election Vote By Mail Ballots delivered

Hillsborough County, FL--  Earl Lennard, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections, announced the delivery of 94,377 domestic Vote By Mail Ballots to the post office today.

All registered voters can request, receive and cast a Vote By Mail Ballot. The last day to request the delivery of a Vote By Mail Ballot for the General Election is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31. Voters can request and track the status of their Vote By Mail Ballot by visiting www.VoteHillsborough.org, and clicking on the corresponding link.

50% Off for Service Industry Cardholders

50% Off for Service Industry Cardholders

Lithia, Florida -- Sunday through Wednesday, Service Industry Cardholders can receive 50% at Upstairs, your neighborhood destination for fun, games, live entertainment, televised sporting events and more!

You need proof of employment in the service industry for a free membership card, to be used between 9 p.m. - 3 a.m. on the designated days.

Upstairs is located in Lithia, on second floor of FishHawk Ranch's scenic Park Square.

Upstairs is open daily 3 p.m. - 3 a.m.