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Auschwitz Prisoner 139755 Shares His Survival Story At Free Event

Auschwitz Prisoner 139755 Shares His Survival Story At Free Event

By Michelle Colesanti “Do not let anyone tell you that the Holocaust did not exist, I am living proof”…. On Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m., Congregation Beth Shalom will host Never Forget Guest Speaker, Philip Gans. This free program is open to the public and will be a great opportunity to hear a Holocaust(…)

BSAC To Celebrate 50 Years Of Community Service

BSAC To Celebrate 50 Years Of Community Service

By Tamas Mondovics Ahead of its busy summer season and, as a way to draw attention to its diverse educational and athletic programs, the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center has routinely hosted its annual Summer Camp Open House event. This year, however, the festivities scheduled for Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m-2 p.m, will be(…)

Perfect Gift For Dad At New Mall Kiosk

By Marie Gilmore Valrico dad Chris Hartsfield invented a useful and fun novelty gift idea when he became a dad for the third time. The Osprey Observer was the first to do a feature story when the concept was just rolling out over 5 years ago when sales were just 25 Daddy Diaper Changing Toolboxes.(…)

Teens Playing With Fireworks Blamed on Large Brush Fire in FishHawk

Teens Playing With Fireworks Blamed on Large Brush Fire in FishHawk

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue will be placing several juveniles and their parents in an intervention program designed to educate, train, and show the consequences of fire as the result of what HCFR categorized as a large accidental brush fire in FishHawk. A total of 20 units and about 40 Hillsborough County Fire Rescue personnel along(…)

Cougars Count On Speed & Program Basics To Claim District Title

By tamas Mondovics Starting the season with a full roster of returning players, last season’s 9-2 record—just short of claiming the district title—the 15-member Durant varsity flag football team with program head coach, Brad Brunson, at the helm has one thing in mind; district rematch against Plant City. Durant finished its tryouts that prompted close(…)

Durant Softball Looks To Repeat Last Season’s Success

By Ryan Butler With many key components returning from last year’s state championship team, the Durant varsity softball team is focusing on improving themselves, not the extra pressure and attention from opponents that comes with a title. “It’s tough. We know that we have big targets on our back,” said Durant head coach, Matt Carter.(…)

New Concierge Doctor Offers Home Visits

By Samantha R. Evensen The days of the hometown doctor that makes house calls are back! And, in this case, not just the doctor himself, but the entire practice, including Registered Nurse and caring staff are all at your service. With Concierge Care Tampa Bay, patients become VIP members and for a flat fee of(…)

Stop, Shop & Benefit Local Food Banks During Feed The Bay Community Event

By Libby Hopkins How does one community collect 180,908 lbs. of food and gift cards in one day and get it delivered to the organizations that need it? With a local event, started seven years ago called Feed The Bay, where churches, communities and local grocery stores work together to do something good. One of(…)

Revolution Ice Cream Churns Up Something New In Brandon

Revolution Ice Cream Churns Up Something New In Brandon

Revolution Ice Cream Churns Up Something New In Brandon By Marie Gilmore Attention! Ice Cream fans, there is something new in town. Now open, The Revolution Ice Cream company in Brandon will tease your taste buds with new flavors, a cozy atmosphere and a great new concept in ice cream. Owned by husband and wife(…)

Record Breaking Centenarian Celebration Planned

Sun City Center, Florida – – (March 4, 2013)—South Bay Hospital is looking for local residents who are 100 years or older to honor during their Centenarian Birthday Party. The celebration will take place on March 27th at 3pm at the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce, 1651 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center.(…)