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  • MY VIEW
    MY VIEW: Millage-rate renewal critical to continued success

    Will our West Orange schools continue their same high-performing trajectory in 2015-16?  That’s for us to decide Nov. 4, when we vote on whether to renew the additional one mill of property tax for schools. In November 2010...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • CAL-HALLOWEENFEST
    BEST BET: Winter Garden HalloweenFest

    HalloweenFest — 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in downtown Winter Garden. Enjoy a night of haunted happenings along Plant Street, including trick or treating, bounce houses, live entertainment and local crafts and food. For more...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Happy 103rd, Dr. Albert Gleason

    Dr. Albert Gleason, of Winter Garden, was surrounded by many of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren as he celebrated his 103rd birthday on Oct. 22.   The party was held at the Winter Garden Restaurant and was attended by...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Volunteers needed for Relay for Life

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Winter Garden is seeking volunteers in the West Orange area for a variety of volunteer needs. Help is needed to organize and recruit fundraising teams; garner community support; coordinate...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • MY VIEW
    PULP NON-FICTION: Second-grade teacher impressive in recent visit

    I am a staggering 5 feet, 3 1/4 inches tall. In my world, I tower over no one. In fact, I am quite used to looking up at both my students and my athletes, and this doesn’t faze...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Concert to benefit Catholic Charities

    ORLANDO — The Orlando Concert Band will present a concert to benefit Catholic Charities of Central Florida at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, 8300...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Church to host annual ladies night

    WINTER GARDEN — The Church of The Messiah will host its seventh annual Ladies Night of Fun & Fellowship from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov., 6, at the church, 241 N. Main St., Winter Garden. Ladies can...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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    Travelin’ Times: Guatemala City

    GUATEMALA CITY. When Cecelia Pruett, of Winter Garden, took a mission trip to a small village outside of Guatemala City, she made sure she packed her West Orange Times. All Travelin’ Times photos are entered into our...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    First Baptist kids honor firefighters

    WINTER GARDEN — The children of Winter Garden’s First Baptist Church recently honored the Winter Garden and local Orange County firefighters for their service by presenting six banners of encouragement and 16 dozen doughnuts from Donut King.  There...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • FAITH-Stephen Trafton
    Actor to perform Colossians as Paul

    WINTER GARDEN — Broadway actor Stephen Trafton will perform the Biblical scripture of Colossians in the character of Paul at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at First United Methodist Church, 125 N. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden. Trafton...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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