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  • EARTH-JUMBO
    WEEKEND BEST BET: Eco-Movie Matinee

    Eco-Movie Matinee — 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Oakland Nature Preserve, 747 Machete Trail, Oakland. Bring friends and family to cool off indoors and watch an eco-movie after a day on the nature trail. This...

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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  • ILWO 1-3 Lehmann Sunset-JUMBO
    05.28.15 Winner: Lisa Lehmann

    Lisa Lehmann submitted this breathtaking sunset shot. “I love your newspaper,” she says. The West Orange Times & Observer is hosting this weekly contest, and winners will have their photograph featured and receive a $20 prize. To...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • WGHF Oscar Vick WWI
    From the WGHF Archives 05.28.15

    Oakland resident Oscar Clifford Vick (1889-1970) is shown dressed in his World War I uniform while stationed at Camp Blanding in Jacksonville. His monthly service pay was $11.40 after deductions. Vick served in the Battle of Verdun,...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • QUICK-HITS
    Quick Hits 05.28.15

    THURSDAY, MAY 28 Garden Theatre presents “Peter Pan” — 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through May 31, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden.You know the story, but you’ve...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • OUR TOWN-FATHERS-DAY
    Dads, do you look like your sons?

    The West Orange Times & Observer is holding a Father-Son Look-Alike Contest to recognize Father’s Day. Photographs of fathers and sons can be submitted to news@wotimes.com. The contest ends June 15. Winners will be honored at the...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • OUR TOWN WGHF-JUMBO
    Filmmakers come to Winter Garden

    Fan Ping and Hao Chen, documentarians from Seattle, are working on a film about the Flying Tigers, the ace airmen who helped the Chinese armed forces fight against the Japanese in World War II.  Winter Garden’s George...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • OUR TOWN-CATHERINE
    West Orange Times welcomes new writer

    The West Orange Times & Observer has added a new staff writer to its editorial staff. Catherine Sinclair has joined the West Orange team from our sister paper, the Plant City Times & Observer.  She holds a...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • OBITS
    Obituaries 05.28.15

    VICKIE SUE BLEVINS, 63, of Ocoee, died May 19, 2015. DeGusipe Funeral Home and Crematory, West Orange Chapel, Ocoee. LARRY J. FORTNEY, 67, of Clermont, died May 17, 2015. Page-Theus Funeral Home, Leesburg. MICHAEL MOLLOY, 73, of...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • Gabriel Seffner
    Foundation, Legacy football end spring with wins

    The Foundation Academy Lions looked impressive in a 10-6 win over Seffner Christian, a powerhouse in the Sunshine State Athletic Conference, May 22 in Seffner. The Lions, who installed an all-new offense during the spring camp, rushed...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • Ocoee honored men and women who sacrificed their lives serving their country during its annual Memorial Day ceremony.
    PHOTO GALLERY: Ocoee Memorial Day Ceremony

    The city of Ocoee remembered men and women who sacrificed their lives serving their country during its annual ceremony May 22, at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center. The keynote speaker was Michael McDaniel, department adjutant of the Florida...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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