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  • WGHF Heritage Mural-JUMBO
    From the WGHF Archives 07.30.15

    The Winter Garden Heritage Museum at 1 N. Main St. once featured a mural painted by artist Don Reynolds on its east wall, depicting a packinghouse operation. Constructed in 1918, the building originally served as the ACL...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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  • MINION
    Quick Hits 07.30.15

    FRIDAY, JULY 31 “Beetlejuice” Movie and Ghost Tour — 7 p.m. at Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Movie tickets are $6 with reserved seating and are sold online at gardentheatre.org/summermovies or by calling the...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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  • ILWO 6-15-15 Warren Wildlife
    07.30.15 Winner: Elizabeth Warren

    Windermere resident Elizabeth Warren submitted this beautiful shot of a great blue heron standing on one leg. She calls it, “Florida Wildlife.” The West Orange Times & Observer is hosting this weekly contest, and winners will have...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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  • OBITS
    Obituaries 07.30.15

    MARGARITA CARDONA, 86, of Winter Garden, died July 20, 2015. Funeraria San Juan, Simpson Road, Kissimmee. DAVID R. DUNN, 76, of Ocoee, died July 17, 2015. Winter Oak Funeral Home & Cremations, Winter Garden. FRANCISCO FONSECA, 53,...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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  • FPA-AWARD-JUMBO
    West Orange Times & Observer wins Florida Press Association awards

    The West Orange Times & Observer received 10 awards, including three first-place honors, at the Florida Press Association’s 2014 Better Weekly Awards presentation and luncheon July 24, in Lake Mary. See below for a list of winning...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • TRAVELIN-TIMES-HARD-ROCK
    Travelin’ Times: Dominican Republic

    PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. The Hubbard, Friedman and DeLoach families caught up on all their West Orange news while enjoying the beach at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana. Front row, from left: Ansley...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • KM_C364e-20150727094901
    Obituary: Lillian Raynor Meyer

    Lillian Raynor Meyer, age 101, of Orlando, Florida, and Stamford, Connecticut, was called home by the Lord on July 19, 2015. She was the daughter of George Garratt and Lillian Brown. She was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania....

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Obit Willard Bill Nelson
    Obituary: Willard E. “Bill” Nelson

    Willard E. (Bill) Nelson passed away on Friday, June 24, 2015, in Windermere, Florida. He was born in Canton, Illinois, to Rose and Marion L. Nelson. Bill graduated from Canton High School in 1970 and from Eastern Illinois...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • OneBlood-Logo-TAG-cmyk
    Health Central to host blood drive

    OneBlood’s bloodmobile will be accepting donations from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at Health Central Hospital, 10000 West Colonial Drive, Ocoee. There is no substitute for human blood.  When you donate blood with OneBlood,...

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Auberto Rodriguez Jr. completes U.S. Army training

    U.S. Army Pvt. Auberto Rodriguez Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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