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Local Teen Spends Summer Vacation As U.S. Senate Page In D.C.

By Andria Barrios Elizabeth Bradford, senior at Strawberry Crest High School, is unlike many her age. Instead of spending the summer at the beach, she...

Representative Jake Raburn Opens District Office On Erindale

By Adam Musgrave Rep. Jake Raburn’s new congressional district office in Valrico recently held a ribbon cutting with the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce. The...

Army Veteran Dee Prether Begins Bid For District 4 School Board...

By Adam Musgrave As the race for District 4 school board continues to accelerate, army veteran and certified teacher Dee Prether has entered the chase. Prether,...

2014 Election Candidate Information

By Michelle Colesanti   County Commissioner District 7 (Countywide)   Democrat Primary Candidates MARK NASH Party: Democrat Contact Info: mark@electmarknash.com City of Residence: Lithia (grew up in Brandon in the 60’s &...

Janet Dougherty Rides Campaign Trail In Honor Of Her Father

  By Nicole Heubusch Janet Dougherty comes from a large family of seven brothers and sisters. She made a promise to them that she would follow...

Breakdown of Amendments To Florida Constitution

With November’s general election rapidly approaching, it’s time to puzzle over amendment proposals in the hopes of divining their meaning before Tuesday, November 6...

Make Your Voice Heard, Vote In Local Primary Elections

  By Michelle Colesanti The 2014 elections are upon us and it can be confusing as to the choices regarding the candidates and what they stand...

Janet Dougherty Lifetime Of Service Backs Candidacy For County Commisioner, District...

  By Kelso Tanner Janet Dougherty has been a lifelong resident of Hillsborough County. Her parents, Ward and Jean Dougherty, founded the Hillsborough County Republican Party and...

Polar Express, Winter Wonderland & More…

Compiled by Michelle Colesanti, michelle@ospreyobserver.com Clearwater Marine Aquarium Hosts Winter’s Wonderland This Christmas season Clearwater Marine Aquarium is hosting Winter's Wonderland through Saturday December 23. The aquarium will transform...

Higginbotham Gets Unanimous Approval For LDC Amendment To Assist Local Farmers

By Tamas Mondovics While the country contemplates the outcome of the 2012 elections, Hillsborough County Commissioner Al Higginbotham, District 4, begins another two years on...