Nine-Year-Old Valrico Girl Wins Nationwide Contest For Chicken Poo Bingo Board...

By Bob Zoellner Most 9-year-old girls are busy trying to figure out school and socialization in the age of quarantine. Cooper Dean of Valrico isn’t most...

Happiness Is Hot Chocolate! And Nicholas Fletcher Sure Knows It

By Laura Tamayo Sweet wintertime, the perfect period for blankets, Christmas cookies and, most of all, hot chocolate. Nicholas Fletcher, an 11-year-old boy, saw this...

Galactic Playgrounds Science Center Opens In New Brandon Location Off Of...

Galactic Playgrounds Interactive Science Center has become a part of our community. It is the brainchild of Greg Mendolia. “Galactic Playgrounds is a science center...

Kids ‘R’ Kids Angel Tree Produces Gifts For 150 Foster Kids...

By Maria Myers A group of local children had a happy holiday season thanks to the generosity of Valrico and Lithia families. Kids ‘R’ Kids,...

Local Angler Pens First Children’s Book, Clyde’s Corner

Brian Wilson’s passion for fishing is evident in his personal and professional life. He loves teaching people to fish and being out on the...

Retired Professor Of Engineering In Apollo Beach Publishes Children’s Comic Series...

By Gwen Rollings It is not every day that a recently retired professor emeritus of the College of Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University is...

Osprey Observer Podcasts – Give Kids The World “Night of a...

Since 1986, Give Kids The World has provided more than 176,000 critically ill children and their families with all-inclusive week-long wish vacations at no...

Students Use Doorstop Treat To Collect For Those In Need In...

Throughout the month of October, elementary and middle school-age kids in FishHawk West collected over 750 items for the local food pantry, Seeds of...

Heart Gallery Of Tampa Helps To Spread Joy This Holiday Season

By Kye Saunders Children all over the Tampa Bay area are in need of some extra love this holiday season and Heart Gallery of Tampa...

Local 8-Year-Old Becomes Youth Hero And Raises $12,000 For Crohn’s Research

When you meet 8-year-old Gavin Shreeve, the energy and light in his eyes are inescapable. As a third grade student at FishHawk Creek Elementary,...