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Silver Ring Café Leads By Example To Provide Meals To Essential...

The Silver Ring Café has been a staple in the Riverview area for more than 26 years and recently it has been working to...

Osprey Observer Victim Of Mail Fraud

The Osprey Observer has been the victim of Mail Fraud. On Saturday night at 3 a.m., a hacker originating in Thailand got into our...

Strawberry Crest Twins Graduate Top Of Class As Valedictorian And Salutatorian

For these two FishHawk teens, being born twins meant they have spent a lot of time together. Matching outfits, similar interests, same high school...

Holy Smokes Brings Messages Of Hope To The Sky

For 20 years now, Florida residents have been seeing messages of hope way up in the skies, and it’s all thanks to a nonprofit...

June 3 Update: COVID-19 Case Data For Local Hillsborough County Areas

Update on local COVID-19 cases as of 10 a.m. this morning, June 3, 2020, in the past 24 hours. NO NEW CASES REPORTED IN: Sun...

Kiwanis Club Supports Two Local Nonprofits With Matching Donation Program

By Karin Davis-Thompson With a commitment to ending childhood hunger and improving nutrition for children, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Brandon is sponsoring a fundraiser...

Osprey Observer Establishes Grant Opportunity For Small Businesses

  The Osprey Observer Community Newspaper recently premiered the Osprey Observer Marketing Grant application on its website. Locally-owned businesses can apply for up to $1,000...

Student Fulfills Dream Of Diploma, Unites Community, Days Before Losing Cancer...

By Karin Davis-Thompson When Melanie Davis, executive director of the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce, met Richard Canales Calles in 2018, he had just enrolled at...

Middle School Science Club Uses 3D Printer For Essential Masks

The S.T.E.M. Club at Randall Middle School may be on hold while students and teachers follow quarantine guidelines, but one of the school’s teachers...

Lithia Couple Finds Blessings With Ministry Of Hope

By Gwen Rollings Janeen Long’s journey of helping people began over six decades ago as a young girl in her father’s store in Ohio. She said,...