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  • QUICK-HITS-BELTRAME
    Quick Hits 04.02.15

    THURSDAY, APRIL 2 Birds & Bees Flowers & Trees — 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at the SoBo Gallery and Art Center, 127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. The community is invited to enjoy this...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • RELIEF
    BREAKING: OCPS, county agree on WOHS relief plan ahead of meeting

    WEST ORANGE — Just days before the April 7 meeting between the Orange County Commission and the Orange County School Board regarding the West Orange relief school, it seems the two have found common ground in an...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • OBITS
    Obituary: Jerry William Calentine

    Jerry William Calentine, 59, passed away on March 27, 2015, peacefully in his sleep with his family by his side. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Jerry married his high-school sweetheart, Sharon Spring, in 1974. He moved...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • OBITS
    Obituary: Hubertina “Tina” Josephina Schroeders Hambuch

    Hubertina “Tina” Josephina Schroeders Hambuch went to be with the Lord on March 22, 2015. She was born on June 17, 1935, in Heerlen, Limburg, the Netherlands, to Maria Bolton and Paul Schroeders. She was educated in...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • OBITS
    Obituary: Robert (Bob) W. Williams

    Robert (Bob) W. Williams passed away on March 25, 2015, one day after his 86th birthday. Robert Williams was a native Floridian, born March 24, 1929, in the Ybor City area of Tampa. One of 16 brothers...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • DCIM110GOPRO
    Isleworth home sells for $3.45 million

    A home in the Isleworth community in Windermere topped all residential real-estate sales in West Orange from Feb. 27 to March 12. The home at 5410 Monterrey Club Court, Windermere, sold March 9, for $3.45 million. Built...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • EASTER-EGGS-JUMBO
    Quick Hits 03.26.15

    THURS., MARCH 26 Spring Break: Haiku & Craft — 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the Windermere Branch Library, 530 Main St., Windermere. Haiku is a type of poetry from Japan. Sign up now to practice Haiku writing...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Ty Kirkpatrick, a trainer from Canine Companions, and her service dog in-training, Flip, visited Lindsey Slothower and other fourth-graders at Whispering Oak Elementary School. The students finished reading the book, “Elvis and the Underdogs,” in which the main character has a service dog, as part of teacher Kimberli White’s Breakfast Book Club.
    Class Notes 03.26.15

    + OCPS to induct first Hall-of-Famers The inaugural class of the Orange County Public Schools Hall of Fame has been selected. The Hall of Fame is a new tradition created by the Orange County School Board to honor...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Oakland Nature Preserve plans Insect Safari

    Necrophagy, coprophagia, and enetophagy — say what? Find out about these bizarre and sometimes disturbing (to humans) insect behaviors as entomologist Christy LeDuc dives into the world of bugs. The Insect Safari will take place at 10...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Larkin completes Air Force training

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Jadarius G. Larkin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies,...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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