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Rock N Pineapple Gets Big Votes In Shop Local

Rock N Pineapple Gets Big Votes In Shop Local

Since the day it opened, Rock N Pineapple in Plaza Bella on the corner of Bloomingdale and Bell Shoals, has embraced the Shop Local campaign. Servers make sure to give every diner at the new restaurant a Shop Local postcard and to ask them to go online and vote for them as the best restaurant.(…)

Durant Athletes Give In A Big Way

With Durant High School Head Basketball Coach Jeffery Shotwell at the helm, athletes from the school’s basketball, track and field, soccer and cheerleading program were able take part in the holiday spirit of giving by helping those in need. “It was good for these student athletes to get involved in community projects and experience the(…)

Shop Local Day Declared By Mayor

Each week, 10 local residents will be pleasantly surprised to receive gift certificates for local businesses, restaurants and retailers in their mailboxes. Each Monday, entries are drawn from newspaper and online submissions to the Shop Local campaign and it is easy to win!

Vermont Pumpkin Soup

Once in a long while I can get someone from the Osprey Observer to give me an old family recipe from the past. I lucked out this month with one I think you’ll like. It is different and little bit special because it came from Vermont, the state where I was born. From Kitchen of(…)

Zach Treks To Atlanta To Raise Funds

To commemorate November being National Homeless Youth Awareness Month, Valrico resident Zach Bonner is hitting the pavement and walking 280 miles from Tallahassee to Atlanta Georgia. Last year, the 10-year-old took a 250 mile jaunt from Tampa to Tallahassee to raise awareness of the estimated 1.6 million kids that are homeless in our Country and(…)

Sydney Dover Trails to get Water Reservoir

According to a press release from Hillsborough County, consultants were hired by the Hillsborough County Water Resource Services Department to conduct a land survey and geotechnical study at Sydney Dover Trails Park. The work is part of the next phase of the county’s project, studying the feasibility of using the “old mine pit” located within(…)

Bleu Donates Special Day For Victim

There has been a recent outpouring of support from the community for the East Bay High School student who was attacked at Bloomingdale Library in April.