All posts tagged "news"

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    Gov. Rick Scott launches Planned Parenthood investigation

    ORLANDO — Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced today that he has asked the Agency for Health Care Administration to immediately begin investigating the 16 Planned Parenthood offices in Florida that perform abortion procedures to ensure they are in...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    WGPD responds to Johns Lake Pointe burglary call

    WINTER GARDEN — Officers of the Winter Garden Police Department on the afternoon of July 29 reported to the Johns Lake Pointe community in southwest Winter Garden on a call about a burglary in progress. WGPD Support...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    West Orange Times & Observer wins Florida Press Association awards

    The West Orange Times & Observer received 10 awards, including three first-place honors, at the Florida Press Association’s 2014 Better Weekly Awards presentation and luncheon July 24, in Lake Mary. See below for a list of winning...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    LETTER: Ocoee: Beware of coyotes, bears

    Dear Editor: The Ocoee City Commission has been aware for some time that bears and killer coyotes are roaming our city. This indeed was reportedly a topic discussed at commission meetings. Yet they did not see fit to protect the...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    LETTER: Winter Garden police officers go above and beyond

    Dear Editor: At about 1:30 p.m. July 22, a truck in front of me at the intersection of Stoneybrook West Parkway and Winter Garden-Vineland Road dropped a 20-foot-by-6-foot aluminum box-beam that jammed under my Ford Expedition, ripping...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    Ocoee to host retirement part for Mayor S. Scott Vandergrift

    A retirement party for Ocoee Mayor S. Scott Vandergrift will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center, 125 N. Lakeshore Drive. For more, call (407) 905-3100. The party will...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    Matthew’s Hope Firm Foundation Preschool to host open house

    Matthew’s Hope Firm Foundation Preschool is holding an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at the school, 1460 Daniels Road, Winter Garden.  Parents of children between the ages of 3 and 6...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    Travelin’ Times: Dominican Republic

    PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. The Hubbard, Friedman and DeLoach families caught up on all their West Orange news while enjoying the beach at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana. Front row, from left: Ansley...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    Obituary: Willard E. “Bill” Nelson

    Willard E. (Bill) Nelson passed away on Friday, June 24, 2015, in Windermere, Florida. He was born in Canton, Illinois, to Rose and Marion L. Nelson. Bill graduated from Canton High School in 1970 and from Eastern Illinois...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    Health Central to host blood drive

    OneBlood’s bloodmobile will be accepting donations from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at Health Central Hospital, 10000 West Colonial Drive, Ocoee. There is no substitute for human blood.  When you donate blood with OneBlood,...

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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