Brandyn’s Angels Helps Mom Serve Homeless In Son’s Name After Loss

Valrico resident Kimberly Wood is turning the loss of her son into a mission to help others. Wood recently started Brandyn’s Angels, a group...

Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story Of Survival And Hope With Students

By Michelle Colesanti There are very few opportunities in our lives to be in the same room with someone who has lived through (and survived)...

Local Firefighters Team Together To Create American Flags From Firehoses

Above Photo: Courtesy of Andy Muzzy and Dave Burton Dave Burton and Andy Muzzy’s flags vary in size and color. By Nick Nahas Dave Burton started his...

Resident Uses Pageant Platform To Raise Cancer Awareness

By Kate Quesada Apollo Beach resident Teresa Hyatt will be representing her home town at the Mrs. Florida International Pageant in Orlando later this year,...

WWII Senior And Third Grade Student Bridge The Generation Gap

By Janet Noah A special connection happened on Valentine’s Day in 2017 between a 9 year old boy and a 95 year old man. When...

Randall Student & Survivor Herself Helps Pediatric Cancer Patients

By Kate Quesada Thirteen-year-old Natalie Santiago knows what it is like to undergo treatment for cancer and the Randal Middle School student is now doing...

Riverview Silver Ring Holds Fundraiser For Local Teen Needing Double Lung...

By Kate Quesada An old favorite Riverview restaurant is helping a local family this month. The Silver Ring Cafe, famous for its pressed Cuban sandwiches...

Baseball Tryouts & Social Media Business Classes At Library & More…

Compiled by Michelle Colesanti, michelle@ospreyobserver.com Girl Scout’s Silver Project Helps Give Comfort To Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemo Grace Allen, an 8th grade Randall Middle School...

Fixer Upper’s Chip & Joanna Gaines Sponsor Valrico Woman To Climb To...

By Amanda Boston Coinciding with the release of his new book Capital Gaines, Chip Gaines from HGTV’s Fixer Upper launched his ChipStarter contest. The contest...

Cookson Hills Toy Run Continues To Provide Christmas Memories

By Michael Smith As the Cookson Hills Toy Run prepares to celebrate its 24th anniversary next month, event co-founder Sheri Brown said this year’s event...