All posts tagged "florida"

  • Patsy Ford completed the 5K held in her honor.
    PHOTO GALLERY: Foundation Academy’s 5K Patsy and Patti Care Run/Walk

    More than 150 runners and walkers took to the course Nov. 21 for Foundation Academy’s 5K Patsy and Patti Care Run/Walk. The event raised more than $10,000 for teachers Patsy Ford and Patti Cogburn, who both received...

    • Posted November 22, 2014
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  • Jordan Phillips, 4, showed off his skills with a solo.
    PHOTO GALLERY: 3rd Wheel dot Org at Winter Garden Library

    World rhythms broke the normal silence Nov. 15, when drummers from 3rd Wheel dot Org invited guests to join them in a midday jam session at Winter Garden Branch Library. Led by Mark DeMaio and Martin “Wolf”...

    • Posted November 22, 2014
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  • Camille Mackedon embraced her grandmother, Aida Reyes, who has been attending the event for 15 years.
    Windermere Elementary celebrates Grandparents Day

      With a Thanksgiving theme, the students of Windermere Elementary welcomed their grandparents to school Friday morning for breakfast, choral performances, awards and class visits. A kindergarten class and the school’s chorus sang tunes of the season...

    • Posted November 21, 2014
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    Lakeview grows hydroponic garden

    WINTER GARDEN — Construction of a hydroponic garden has been underway for about a month at Lakeview Middle School in Winder Garden. A hydroponic garden relies on water cycles between a fish tank and the piping that...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Cops Corner 11.20.14
    Cops Corner 11.20.14

    OAKLAND NOV. 6 HIT-AND-RUN Intersection of Tubb Street and Oakland Avenue. Hit-and-run. Around 11 a.m., a complainant flagged down an officer. The complainant said a white male had rear-ended her business vehicle at a stop sign with...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Council tables Windsong at developers’ request

    Although the development team for Windsong at Windermere presented some revised plans from the Oct. 14 meeting at the council’s request, the team requested at the Nov. 11 meeting to table decisions on the plans until the...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • SPORTS
    Windermere Prep senior wins cross country state title

    History repeated itself at the FHSAA Cross Country Finals Nov. 15 in Tallahassee. Windermere Prep senior Franco Martins won the Class 1A Individual Championship by breezing past the competition with a time of 15:30 — 25 seconds...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • OCOEE
    Ocoee High starts cyber-security team

    With an influx of viruses and hacks compounding by the minute in the digital age, enhanced cyber security has become a high priority for the U.S. military. Based on the American shortage of talent in cyber security...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Perhaps even Wonder Woman will be among the many heroes at WonderFest.
    Ocoee man organizes first Winter Garden comic convention

    After the Lasso of Truth ensnared Scott Schlazer in his evil lair, he confessed he planned to bring the Orlando comic scene to Winter Garden next month, in the first convention he would organize. Winter Garden WonderFest,...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Foundation Academy rallies around two of its teachers

    WINTER GARDEN — Foundation Academy teacher Patti Cogburn’s eyes well up with tears at the thought. She’s just six weeks removed from the day doctors informed her that she has breast cancer. But, these are not tears of...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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