All posts tagged "news"

  • Callan Matthews is ready to celebrate Easter.
    PHOTO GALLERY: Tibet-Butler Preserve’s Eggstraordinary!

    West Orange children enjoyed an eggs-traordinary time learning about and decorating eggs March 28 at the Tibet-Butler Preserve and Vera Carter Environmental Center. Attendees discovered how eggs developed and even got to see the eggs of some...

    • Posted March 30, 2015
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  • Rescue crews protected the driver while cutting through the vehicle to get to her.
    SUV overturned in wreck at Good Homes and White roads

    At approximately 10:15 a.m. March 26, a red Kia Pride was traveling southbound on Good Homes Road with a green light at the intersection with White Road. A tan Nissan Pathfinder simultaneously made a right turn on...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    Windermere native, former Olympia teacher sets course record at marathon in Antarctica

    For many, running one marathon — let alone a second in a week — or a trip to Antarctica would be on a list of ultimate punishments. For Windermere native Kevin O’Grattan, a cross-country coach and physics...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    Home at Last selects 2015 home recipient

    OAKLAND — Home at Last Project Inc. officials have selected and announced the disabled military veteran and his family who will receive the home constructed in its 2015 project, the seventh such home for the organization. Combat-wounded...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    Walking Dead casts Windermere resident Jordan Woods-Robinson as Eric

    The writers of “The Walking Dead” are masters at building their audience’s suspense through keeping them in the dark. So, it’s no surprise that when they introduced a new character, Eric, earlier this year, his presence carried...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Rylan Thomas play third base and bats third for the Lakers baseball team.
    Windermere Prep’s Rylan Thomas has made an immediate impact in two sports

    Rylan Thomas came to Windermere Prep to play baseball. He introduced himself to the Lakers community, though, on the gridiron. Thomas, a junior who transferred from West Orange after his sophomore year, bruised and bullied his way...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Dylan Fontenot showed off his new superhero cape.
    Florida Film Academy student funds hospital gift through birthday donations

    WINTER GARDEN — Many childhood birthdays involve a party with stops at a place of play and a favorite restaurant before the birthday child opens gifts from friends. A growing phenomenon has been the requests of children...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Isabella Delgado

    A junior at Foundation Academy, Isabella Delgado has been on fire for the Lions girls tennis team at the No. 1 position in singles competition. As an individual, Delgado — a native of Colombia — has posted...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Austin Bergner has been the ace on a loaded pitching staff for Windermere Prep.
    Austin Bergner leads way for Lakers

    The Windermere Prep baseball team (8-4) scored a 6-1 victory against Colonial on March 19 thanks, in part, to a do-it-all effort by junior Austin Bergner. Bergner, who transferred from West Orange after his sophomore season and...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    Isleworth home sells for $3.45 million

    A home in the Isleworth community in Windermere topped all residential real-estate sales in West Orange from Feb. 27 to March 12. The home at 5410 Monterrey Club Court, Windermere, sold March 9, for $3.45 million. Built...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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