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  1. Authorities Searching for Suspects after Riverview Woman Critical Injured in ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Osprey Observer

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating early morning shooting of a woman after she answered a knock at her front door in Riverview. According to authorities, at around 12:36 a.m., Angela Morales, 36, of 12924 Fennway Ridge Drive in Riverview, was home with her two children and her husband when a knock was heard at the front door.

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  2. Kitchen Tour Shows PDQ QualityRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Osprey Observer

    When I was told the Osprey Observer staff was invited for a tour of PDQ in Riverview on Big Bend and 301, I was excited. I'd eaten at the location in Brandon on Gornto Lake Road and enjoyed it, and was excited to see the restaurant's inner workings.

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  3. IMPACT Helps Teens Make Positive Choices, Celebrates With Annual DinnerRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Osprey Observer

    "IMPACT originated from the local crisis pregnancy centers in the area and partners with the LifeCare Network. IMPACT was really developed to help prevent students from being in a situation where they might experience an unplanned pregnancy," said Angie Kagey, executive director of IMPACT.

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  4. Propelled By Public Support High-Speed Ferry Project Gains MomentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Osprey Observer

    Support for the now much-talked about high-speed ferry that would connect south Hillsborough County with MacDill Air Force Base continues to gain momentum, especially among MAFB employees, many of whom feel that the project's proposed 2018 completion date can't come soon enough. Voicing a desire to see an alternate form of transportation to and from work and ultimately ending their currently lengthy commute, while cutting the monthly costs, many are urging more public support.

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  5. Local Business Partners With Area Arts Organization To Provide Exhibit Space For ArtistsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Osprey Observer

    The Brandon League of Fine Arts is a group of local artists and patrons who support the appreciation and creation of the arts in Brandon and throughout Hillsborough County. Members of BLFA have a unique opportunity to exhibit their work in a variety of venues.

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  6. Local Tennis Duo Wins National Senior GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Osprey Observer

    Hard work, dedication and love of the game has deservedly paid off for two local seniors, Jay Bortner and Barry Shollenberger, who prefer spending their time outdoors, specifically on the tennis court. While most seniors were enjoying their summer out of the Florida heat, Bortner, 70 and Shollenberger, 73, were competing in the men's 70-74 tennis doubles held at the outdoor courts of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis in mid-July.

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  7. East Coast Pizza Celebrates 10 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Osprey Observer

    Since the moment it opened its doors in Riverview in 2005, East Coast Pizza has been a hit with area residents, winning accolades such as Best Pizza of South Shore numerous times. Owner Aaron Fredricks credits the restaurant's success to its loyal customers, incredible staff and lots of hard work.

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  8. 2016 Honorary Mayor Proclaimed at Monthly Member LuncheonRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Osprey Observer

    The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce's July Luncheon was all about Membership Appreciation. Event co-chairs, Doug Goodman, Brandon Regional Hospital and Jill Andrew, Superior Residences of Brandon Memory Care themed the event as "Building a Better Chamber".

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  9. August 2015 Riverview/Apollo Beach Business ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Osprey Observer

    Please join Inspired Living for the monthly caregiver support group facilitated by Katie Colwell Williams, director of advocacy services at Aging Care Advocates. Inspired Living at Sun City Center is committed to offering the education, information and guidance families need as their loved ones travel on their journey.

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  10. New Proposed Fire Station Aims To Maximize Response Time For ResidentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Osprey Observer

    Riverview area residents got a chance to get a better idea about a proposed new fire station planned to be built on a two-acre site near Mosaic Company in FishHawk Ranch. HCFR, along with County representatives, hosted a public meeting in late-June to discuss the site of the new fire station, No.

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  11. Community Rallies To Replace Bicycle Stolen From Disabled 6-Year-OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Osprey Observer

    Bike theft is a common crime, but when Hillsborough County District Four deputies learned about the theft of a disabled child's hand-peddled trike from her home in Riverview, the case got some extra attention. Deputies worked hard to track down the person who stole the trike that belonged to 6-year-old Deshawn Pitts, which was originally provided to her by Shriners at a value of more than $500.

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  12. RVR Horse Rescue Wins $5K Grant From ASPCARead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    RVR Horse Rescue recently announced that it is a recipient of a $5,000 grant from the ASPCA's Equine Fund. The grant is part of the ASPCA's Help a Horse Day contest, a nationwide grant competition for equine rescues and sanctuaries to raise awareness about the year-round work they do to save and care for at-risk horses.

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  13. After 43 Years, 5 Months On Job, Jim Johnson Retires Froma SMosaicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    On January 5, 1972, Jim Johnson was hired as a laborer at what was then called City Service, but now known as Mosaic. After over 43 years of service, including countless hours spent in the community both on and off the clock, Johnson has retired from his position as public affairs coordinator.

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  14. Rotary Club Names New President, Tackles International ProjectsRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Rotary Club of FishHawk-Riverview changes leadership annually and this year is no different. Last month during its installation dinner at River Hills Golf and Country Club, Duane Williams was named president.

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  15. Detectives Seek Public Assistance in Recent FishHawk "Car Hopping" CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Hillsborough County detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the three subjects that can be seen in a surveillance video. According to Hillsborough County detectives, during the pre-dawn hours on July 20, 2015, within the Heron Glen and surrounding neighborhoods of Fishhawk, three white males engaged in "car hopping," that is, systematically pulling door handles to identify unlocked vehicles.

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  16. Water Smart Tots Survival Swim Training Accepting DonationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4 in the state of Florida and most of these drownings occur in home swimming pools. Kari Bahour, founder of Water Smart Tots, is determined that by the year 2020, Hillsborough County will have zero pediatric drownings.

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  17. Music Showcase International Piano Guild AwardsRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Music Showcase hosted its 8th Annual International Piano Guild Award Ceremony in May. Of the more than 45 students who performed before a judge in a closed juried event at Music Showcase, three of them were Music Showcase students who received high marks. The students included Kyle Ballado, Aviana Forster and Karishma Lukose.

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  18. Brandon Resident Brings Homemade Salsa Recipe To Market ShelvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Javier Nava's salsa began as a treat for coworkers, but he soon realized its greater potential. After selling Javi's Salsa in front of produce stands in the area, the Brandon resident has landed his product on the shelves of four Whole Foods locations, and looks to add Winn-Dixie to the list.

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  19. Therapy & Sports Center Caring Staff Focuses On Patient's NeedsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    Theologian Saint Augustine once said, "The greatest evil is physical pain." Katrina Hockman of Brandon would agree with Saint Augustine.

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  20. Chalklines: Riverview Student Honored For Perfect Attendance, AVIDa SInstitute &a SMoreRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | Osprey Observer

    At its regular meeting last month, members of the Hillsborough County Public Schools Board recognized nine exemplary students, including Riverview graduate Kyrstin Sargable, who have claimed the achievement of perfect attendance for all 13 years of their schooling. This year, two local businesses, Toyota of Tampa Bay and Suncoast Credit Union, joined Hillsborough County Public Schools to recognize the nine students.

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