All posts tagged "florida"

  • NEWS
    Two Ocoee men indicted in contract fraud and kickback scheme

    According to a federal release, a federal grand jury has indicted Rudy Rampertab, 45, and Suraj Patel, 34, of Ocoee, on charges of connections with a $3.5 million shipping and packaging contract fraud scheme. Carter M. Stewart,...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    PHOTO GALLERY: Westbrooke Elementary Fall Carnival

    Westbrooke Elementary School students and families enjoyed a beautiful evening of family fun Oct. 17, at the school’s annual Fall Carnival. The carnival featured games, rides, inflatable bounce houses, food and much more. Students even had an...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    PHOTO GALLERY: Foundation Academy Hoedown

    Students at Foundation Academy donned cowboy hats and boots Oct. 17, to show off their dancing skills. Family members, siblings and friends enjoyed watching the students perform several square-dancing numbers followed by some good ol’ line dancing.

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    GAME FILM: D.P., Ocoee square off in fall hoops action

    The first day of practice for the 2014-15 boys basketball season is Monday, Oct. 27, but don’t think local programs are twiddling their thumbs in the meantime. Several teams are participating in a recreation league put on...

    • Posted October 19, 2014
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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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    Fall festivals overtake Windermere

    The families of Windermere went back to school on Friday night. But they were not going to the classrooms. They were gathering for games, food, prizes and rides at two school fall festivals along the same section...

    • Posted October 17, 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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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Where is Winter Garden’s 9/11 memorial?

    Dear Editor: A little more than two years ago, it was brought to my attention by a Winter Garden firefighter, along with my two children standing nearby, that the little odd-shaped piece of land that sits next...

    • 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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