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  • NEWS
    Two suspects arrested in Winter Garden homicide

    At approximately 2:55 a.m. on Saturday, October 18, the Winter Garden Police Department received a call in reference to a fight in progress at 521 S. Park Ave., the Winter Garden Village Apartments.  The caller said the fight...

    • Posted October 18, 2014
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    Travelin’ Times: Islamorada

    A group of friends (and their pets) carried the West Orange Times onto a sand bar in the Atlantic Ocean in Islamarada this summer. Hanging out in the water are Johnny and Leigh Ann Dyal, left, Peggy...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • BOOKS
    Support our Reading Reindeer program

    Help support the West Orange Times & Observer’s Reading Reindeer holiday book collection by joining us for our Make a Difference Monday, which will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at The Tasting Room at...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • WINDERMERE
    Cangelosi receives U.S. Air Force award

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Kristen M. Cangelosi received the Lance P. Sijan Award for exemplifying outstanding leadership of the highest order. The award is in honor of Air Force 1st Lt. Lance P. Sijan for his bravery,...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • OAKLAND
    Learn a bit of history

    The Friends of Ocoee History Preservation will offer tours of the historic Withers-Maguire house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at 16 E. Oakland Ave., Ocoee. The tours will be held in conjunction with the...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • OAKLAND
    Vandals strike Oakland Nature Preserve 

    OAKLAND — In response to two incidences of vandalism and petty theft at Oakland Nature Preserve, the Oakland Police Department has increased patrols at the preserve in an attempt to catch the vandals and/or prevent further damage and...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Choir uncorks fall Wine Walk

    WINTER GARDEN — The Garden Community Choir will host its fall Wine Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in downtown Winter Garden. Participants will enjoy strolling through historic Plant Street while sampling wines and...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • Southwest Middle School recently named Laura Cilento its 2014 Support Person of the Year.
    Class Notes 10.16.14

    + SunRidge SRO receives gift of hearing Winter Garden Police Department officer Donna Willix nominated Cathy Burrus for hearing aids through the Beltone Hearing Care Foundation. Willix, who works with Burrus at SunRidge Middle School as a school resource...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • OCOEE
    Ocoee Class of 1974 celebrates 40th reunion

    The Ocoee High School Class of 1974 held its 40th class reunion Sept. 13, at MetroWest Golf Club.  Guests celebrated the evening with a reception, dining, dancing, video presentations, an awards ceremony, and a special candle-lighting tribute...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • SOCIAL
    Moms-to-be enjoy shower/tea

    Sisters Kristen Erickson Flaniken and Katie Erickson Neale enjoyed a lovely princess shower/tea at the home of Leigh Ann Dyal.  Both are expecting daughters within the next two months. In attendance with Leigh Ann (hostess) were Jessie...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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