County Issues Creek Water Safety Warning for Keswick Forest and Glenfield

County crews are repairing a sewage line leak Near Double Branch Creek, which has prompted a warning to residents in villages along Countryway Boulevard and Twin Branch Acres to avoid the creek’s water for the next few days.

October 2014

County Issues Creek Water Safety Warning for Keswick Forest and Glenfield

County crews are repairing a sewage line leak Near Double Branch Creek, which has prompted a warning to residents in villages along Countryway Boulevard and Twin Branch Acres to avoid the creek’s water for the next few days.

Great West Chase 5K and 10K Results Are In!

The Great West Chase 10K, 5K and Children’s Fun Run broke a new record for the community event with nearly 1,000 registered runners for the Oct. 25 races in West Park Village. With 178 runners finishing the 10K race, first place was taken by Keswick Forest’s Larry Smart, 45, with a time of 34:51. Second place went to Matthew Farrell, 34, (36:14) and third place to Michael Rivera, 27, (36:47). Click on the title link for complete results.

VMs Discuss Community-Wide Road Repaving Petition

The October Voting Member (VM) Meeting began with a presentation by the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Ray Chiaramonte, a Westchase resident and former VM who is the Planning Commission and MPO Executive Director, stepped VMs through a presentation on the MPO’s 2040 plan, about which county residents were recently surveyed.

WCA Postpones Planned Tennis Cabana Construction

At the Oct. 9 Westchase Community Association (WCA) Board of Directors’ meeting, directors tackled legal fees and tennis leagues and decided to temporarily postpone construction of their planned Tennis Cabana.

Avoiding the Potential Westchase Roof Scam

Consider this scenario: A roofing company knocks on your door or leaves a door hanger. They point to your 18-year-old roof (which will likely need to be replaced in the next two years) and tell you they can get your insurance company to cough up a $10,000 check to replace it.

CDD Supervisors Seek Consultant for Park Plans; Weigh Greens Gatehouse Cost Changes

An Oct. 8 meeting saw Westchase CDD supervisors agree on an approach to completing park renovations and heard talk of possible cost increases – or overnight staffing changes – to The Greens gatehouse security contract.

Westchase Fall Garage Sale Is Nov. 1

It’s time to make space for all your upcoming holiday gifts! The Westchase Fall Garage Sale is Saturday, Nov. 1. The sale is one of two such annual events that are generally held on the first Saturdays of May and October. The usual October garage sale, however, was scheduled later due to Yom Kippur.

Teasing Out School Options in Westchase

Parents searching for that perfect educational fit for their child face a bewildering array of options. Not only are private schools varied and plentiful, new programs within the public school system offer exciting educational opportunities. Navigating the choices can be daunting. Below, we offer an overview of the educational options available in the Westchase area.

Gotta Good Neighbor Who Should Be Recognized?

In 2006 the Westchase Community Association (WCA) Board of Directors established the Nathan Lafer Good Neighbor Award in memory of Bridges resident Nathan Lafer.

Halloween and Fall Activities Beckon

The leaves might still be green here but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate fall in Florida. There are ample opportunities to get lost in a maze, go on a hayride or pick the perfect pumpkin.

Westchase Thanksgiving Food Drive Captains and Matching Contributions Sought

Last November 1,000 Westchase homes and some generous matching business owners sponsors donated 22,436 pounds of food, including 301 turkeys. This November we have three trucks to fill! Will you lend a hand?

Business Directory

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Internal Medicine & Pediatrics of Tampa Bay
10111 Wilsky Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33625
813-961-2222

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World of Beer
9524 W. Linebaugh Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33626
813-852-2337