Brandon’s Pioneer Families Speak Of Legacy To Brandon Community

Members of Brandon's pioneering families told stories and relayed some of their family's history and the impact on the Brandon community at the annual...

Oak Park Plaza Buzzing With Activity

Oak Park Plaza on Lumsden Rd. is buzzing with activity as the Shrimp Warehouse recently opened and construction is underway on Pablano's Mexican Grill...

Brandon Y Completes $100,000 Expansion

Brandon Family Y renovation project manager Mike Hurlburt explains the changes to members of the community to the now-complete expansion done to the facility...

Rev. Hill Has Never Experienced Hospitality like Brandon

By Derek Maul Many pastors share “call to ministry” stories that are poetic and deeply spiritual. Not the reverend Susan Hill of Bloomingdale Presbyterian Church.   “I...

Library Card Offers Free Kindle Borrowing

Library services Stephen Duran hands Osprey Observer editor Marie Gilmore her first Library card at the Bloomingdale Library. There is absolutely no reason why, after...

Fantastic Art On Display At The 2012 Florida Strawberry Festival Fine...

Susan Jenkins of Valrico won Best In Show at the 2012 Florida Strawberry Festival Fine Art Show for her pastel titled, "Eggs in Water." The...

Local Resident Has Been A Part Of Democracy For Over 50...

Carolyn Arnold has been a poll worker for Hillsborough County for over 50 years. She started working in the polls in 1952. She retired...

The Community Roundtable Hosts A Conversation With Brandon’s Pioneering Families

Tammy Holmberg, with her husband Paul, has been instrumental in raising thousands of dollars for area nonprofits. Holmberg is the 2012 recipient of the...

A New Artist Of The Face And Body Shares Her Creativity...

Lorrin Wagner, of Wagner Events in Valrico, uses faces and bodies instead of canvases to do her painting. Oscar Wilde once said, “Art is the...

Vintage Market Expands on Bloomingdale & Lithia

Lucky Day Emporium, located on the corner of Bloomingdale and Lithia, recently added 500 sq. feet of vintage goods to its repertoire. Situated in the...