All posts tagged "news"

  • NEWS
    Walmart, Publix confirmed for Hamlin retail development

    HORIZON WEST — In a press release May 28 in Orlando, officials at Boyd Development Corporation announced three distinct developments that will begin by the end of this year in the Hamlin community of Horizon West. A...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • Twins Lucas and Aiden arrived at the Stimmell home in March.
    Local family has open-door policy, serving as foster parents for more than a decade

    OAKLAND — When David and Melanie Stimmell returned from their honeymoon in 1990, they jumped right into the responsibilities of parenthood when they became guardians of their 5-year-old niece. That one act was the catalyst for living...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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    Cathartic Experience

    WINDERMERE — Maura Lucchese has been exposed to art her entire life. When she was a child, her mother and grandfather, both artists, regularly gave her paper and a pencil and asked her to draw different objects over...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • SCHOOLS
    Class Notes 05.28.15

    + OCPS schools named among elite The Washington Post recently released its Challenge Index National Rankings, the newspaper’s annual list of the top 9% of high schools in the nation. All four West Orange-area high schools made the...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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    Cops Corner 05.28.15

    OAKLAND MAY 13 TAG TROUBLE 17000 block of West Colonial Drive. Driving while license suspended. At roughly 12:55 a.m., an officer stopped a driver who was traveling 65 mph in a 50-mph zone. Dispatch indicated the driver...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • HISTORY
    Old Times 05.28.15

    70 years ago Valedictorian of Lakeview High School’s Class of 1945 is Frances Jane Stulck, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. A.A. Stulck. She plans to enter Florida State College for Women this fall. 45 years ago...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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    Ocoee High School alumna dances for Orlando Predators

    Ariell Fernandez, a resident of Ocoee, was born for the dance floor. “I love it because it makes me feel awesome, and I like watching people get excited for me — how it shows on their face,”...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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    05.28.15 Winner: Lisa Lehmann

    Lisa Lehmann submitted this breathtaking sunset shot. “I love your newspaper,” she says. The West Orange Times & Observer is hosting this weekly contest, and winners will have their photograph featured and receive a $20 prize. To...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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    Dr. Phillips home tops sales

      SNAPSHOT Total Sales: 44 High Sale Price: $820,000 Low Sale Price: $97,500 REO/Bank Owned: Eight Short Sales: Two A home in the Turtle Creek community in Dr. Phillips topped all residential real-estate sales from May 8...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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    Club Hubbub 05.28.15

    + Senior of the Month: Theresa Ciepcielinski The West Orange Seniors recently named Theresa Ciepcielinski as Senior of the Month. Watervliet, New York, is a small town north of Albany, New York, where explorer Henry Hudson arrived in...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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