Newborn Receives Life-Saving Surgery At Brandon Regional Hospital

By Kathy L. Collins Recently, a baby, Layton Pedrosa, born on September 30, 2016, underwent life-saving surgery at Brandon Regional Hospital (BRH) in Brandon. Layton...

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...

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...

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...

Community Welcomes Medically Retired Army Sgt. Katie Thomas Home

By Tamas Mondovics It was as if someone ordered the rain to stop and the sun to come out for but a few minutes when...

Barrington Middle School Teacher Attends Summer Program At Space Camp

By Tamas Mondovics Teachers from 33 countries and 45 states including Barrington Middle School 6th grade science teacher Cynthia Fleming were accepted to attend a...

Operation Lotus Fulfills Mission In Wake Of Irma

By Kate Quesada When a natural disaster comes through a region there are many opportunities to help those less fortunate. FishHawk resident Melanie Brockmeier-Jordy used...

Community Rallies To Help Seniors At Pleasant Living Mobile Home Park

By Kate Quesada When Hurricane Irma passed through the area last month, many areas were left without power. The residents of Pleasant Living Mobile Home...

Patient Creates Sending Smiles Toy Collection

By Kate Quesada At this time of year, many residents look for ways to help those less fortunate than themselves. Nine-year-old Valrico resident Addison Kapustiak...

Valrico Resident Coordinates Meals For Hundreds Of Linemen

By Kate Quesada On a trip to the grocery store in the days following Hurricane Irma, Valrico resident Alissa Cribbs had an encounter that changed...