All posts tagged "oakland"

  • 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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  • HOME-AT-LAST-1-JUMBO
    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-MAIN-JUMBO
    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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  • 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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  • DCIM110GOPRO
    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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  • EASTER-EGGS-JUMBO
    Quick Hits 03.26.15

    THURS., MARCH 26 Spring Break: Haiku & Craft — 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the Windermere Branch Library, 530 Main St., Windermere. Haiku is a type of poetry from Japan. Sign up now to practice Haiku writing...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • NEWS
    Club Hubbub 03.26.15

    WEST ORANGE REPUBLICAN WOMEN’S CLUB The West Orange Republican Women’s Club recently held its monthly luncheon Thursday, March 5, at Windermere Country Club. The group welcomed guest speaker Kim Carroll, who has been a consultant and volunteer on...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Ty Kirkpatrick, a trainer from Canine Companions, and her service dog in-training, Flip, visited Lindsey Slothower and other fourth-graders at Whispering Oak Elementary School. The students finished reading the book, “Elvis and the Underdogs,” in which the main character has a service dog, as part of teacher Kimberli White’s Breakfast Book Club.
    Class Notes 03.26.15

    + OCPS to induct first Hall-of-Famers The inaugural class of the Orange County Public Schools Hall of Fame has been selected. The Hall of Fame is a new tradition created by the Orange County School Board to honor...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Cops Corner 12.25.14
    Cops Corner 03.26.15

    OAKLAND FEB. 27 JAIL FRAUD 500 block of East Oakland Avenue. Fraud. At noon, an officer met a complainant who found $720.97 of Visa credit card charges from the time he was in jail, Feb. 20-21. The...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Oakland Nature Preserve plans Insect Safari

    Necrophagy, coprophagia, and enetophagy — say what? Find out about these bizarre and sometimes disturbing (to humans) insect behaviors as entomologist Christy LeDuc dives into the world of bugs. The Insect Safari will take place at 10...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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