All posts tagged "florida"

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    Windermere celebrates Halloween at town hall

    A record of more than 250 children gathered at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 for the Windermere Halloween Hayride and Costume Parade at the town hall. Mayor Gary Bruhn hosted the event, which began with a short...

    • Posted October 25, 2014
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    Ocoee Knights drop rivalry game to Wekiva

    Competing in the same Class 7A district continues to bring an added dimension to the Ocoee-Wekiva varsity football rivalry. The Knights and Mustangs met for the eighth time overall Thursday night – the second since the programs became 7A-4...

    • Posted October 25, 2014
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    Orange County Sheriffs investigate home invasion

    Units of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home invasion incident involving semi-automatic handguns at 3:51 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at 7308 Burnway Drive in the Dr. Phillips area. Officers met a witness who said...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Daoud Mimanche, 8, was ready to ride.
    PHOTO GALLERY: Southwest Festival

    Holy Family Catholic Church Orlando has turned its campus into a carnival midway for its annual Southwest Fall Festival. The festival features a plethora of carnival rides and games, as well as food, entertainment and more. The...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    WEEKEND BEST BET: 17th annual Oakland Heritage Festival

    17th annual Oakland Heritage Festival — The 17th annual Oakland Heritage Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Speer Park, 331 N. Tubb St., Oakland. The festival is a family-oriented event...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • This man was skinned alive while tied upside down. Don’t worry. Your fate won’t be much worse.
    Ocoee Haunted House frightens thousands for seventh year

    The house at 951 Ocoee Apopka Road in Ocoee had been in disrepair for years when the City of Ocoee acquired it years ago. Today, it remains in disrepair, for use of the city in its seventh...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Lily Rosa was eager to get her ticket.
    Windermere Police writes citations for child bicyclists

    To maintain its reputation for issuing lots of tickets, the Windermere Police Department is moving from cracking down on motorists to a new demographic its officers intend to profile: child bicyclists. Students bicycling to nearby schools will...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Windermere Council requests changes to Windsong development plan

    After three hours of community, council and developer discussion on a Windsong residential development in Windermere, the Windermere Town Council unanimously voted Oct. 14 to revisit a revision of the development plan at its November meeting. The...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Windermere Prep running back Chris Granjean keeps opposing defenses honest

    WINDERMERE — Chris Granjean’s two biggest fans are thousands of miles away. After most Windermere Prep home games, when the senior running back’s teammates are greeted by their parents down on the sideline, Granjean is patient.  He...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    PREVIEW: Legacy goes on road for big game, other Week Nine contests

    WEEK NINE GAME OF THE WEEK: Legacy Charter (5-2) at Santa Fe Catholic (3-3), 7 p.m. Although they are not eligible for the Sunshine State Athletic Conference’s playoffs, the Legacy Charter Eagles are having a strong season...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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