Big Cat Rescue Adds Rare Amur Leopard & Continues Advocacy Efforts

By Michelle Colesanti Just over 25 years ago, Big Cat Rescue Founder Carole Baskin saved a bobcat kitten at an animal auction from certain death....

Children Can Be Safe, Well Fed And Learn To Swim At...

While summer camp programs keep children busy and engaged, children who are hungry simply cannot focus. That is why the Tampa Metropolitan YMCA is...

Congratulations To Area High School Valedictorians & Salutatorians; May 2020, Brandon/Winthrop

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela Congratulations are in order for this year’s area valedictorians...

Super Senior – Adam Kraemer – Newsome High School

By Kelly Legg, kelly@ospreyobserver.com Adam Kraemer exemplifies the word achievement. Kraemer is a senior at Newsome High School and has a busy schedule juggling his...

School District Offers Adult Technical Certifications With Grant Opportunities

Whether you are just embarking into adulthood or looking to change or advance your career, you may be surprised to learn that Hillsborough County...

Grief Care Class, New Senior Community Choir Seeking Singers & More

Andrew Learned Files For Florida House Of Representatives District 59 Andrew Learned, the Navy veteran and local small business owner who, in 2018, ran an...

School Press Releases

FishHawk Creek Hosts Health and Bike Safety Fair and Bike Raffle It is estimated that, each year, thousands of children are seriously injured in bike-related...
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Osprey Observer TV 2020 – Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA

It's summertime, which means it's time to check in with Amanda Walker, Aquatics Executive with the YMCAs of the Tampa Bay area who is...

New Elementary School Named for Warren Hope Dawson

Tampa, Fla. – (January 17, 2017) – Hillsborough County School Board Members voted at Tuesday’s School Board meeting to name the new elementary school,...

Newsome Senior Among State Debate Champions

By Tamas Mondovics High school students from all over Florida competed last month in the Florida State Championship Tournament of the National Forensic League (NFL)...