December 2014

Holiday Decorating Contest Winners Glow

Bundle the kids in their pajamas and toss them in the car! The Decorating Contest judges have returned and have released their list of the best decorated homes in Westchase!

WOW Seeks Applicants for 2015 WOW Scholarships

Have you proven yourself a scholar with a dedication to community service? If so, there’s a college scholarship you should know about.

Greens Residents Flock to CDD Meeting to Keep Manned Gatehouse

The Dec. 2 meeting of the Westchase Community Development District (CDD) saw dozens of Greens residents in attendance to express support for keeping their gatehouse manned around the clock.

Nope. You Can’t Use Fireworks in Westchase

Each New Year’s Eve the explosive celebrations prompt Westchase complaints. Since it’s “legal” to buy fireworks in Hillsborough County, it must be all right to use them in the community, right? Think again.

Westchase’s State House Seat Declared Empty; Triggers Special Election

The prolonged court fight over the residency requirements of a state write-in candidate is over. The result? Westchase’s seat in the Florida House of Representatives has been declared vacant and new elections to fill the seat will be held Feb. 10 and April 21, 2015.

Thanksgiving Food Drive Sees Great Success

On a hot Sunday in November before Thanksgiving, hundreds of Westchasers, including scores of dedicated and their Troop leaders, gathered at Westchase Elementary for the 2014 Westchase Thanksgiving Food Drive.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Holiday Tips

With the onset of the holiday season, Sheriff Gee offers some holiday crime prevention tips. The District III Holiday Initiative commences on Nov. 28 and concludes Dec. 26. During this time, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies will be conducting enhanced operations around the Citrus Park mall to deter criminal activity and ensure public safety.

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