All posts tagged "oakland"

  • 2012 OHF 025
    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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  • Legacy High School crowned its 2014 Homecoming royalty Oct. 3. Senior Anna Shollenbarger was crowned queen, and senior Dillan Hudson was crowned king.
    Class Notes 10.23.14

    + OCPS outpaces state, nation in exams According to the recent release of the 2013-14 Advanced Placement test participation and performance, the number of Orange County Public Schools students taking AP tests increased by 16% over the previous...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Winter Garden to throw Halloween bash

    Winter Garden will present its annual HalloweenFest from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, along Plant Street downtown. Children are invited to go trick-or-treating with the merchants and play games, take a hay ride and enjoy...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Locals compete in beauty pageant

    Joyce Mary Ratcliff, of Orlando, Susan Ratcliff, of Ocoee, and Emily Brooke Ratcliff, 13, of Ocoee, recently competed in Beauties for the Cure National Beauty Pageant in Kissimmee. They all brought home the crown and national title...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • OAKLAND
    Oakland begins water projects

    OAKLAND — Several major water-related projects are taking shape in Oakland. Construction is slated to begin this month for a new drinking water pipeline along East Oakland Avenue, Public Works Director Mike Parker wrote in an Oct....

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • OPINION
    OUR VIEW: It’s all about performance

    We often have noted that elections are referenda on incumbents’ performance.  If they have performed satisfactorily and competently and continue to offer a governing philosophy that aligns with our nation’s founding principles — that is, a defense...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Amendment 1 critical to our future

    Dear Editor: This is to respectfully provide my opposition to your negative opinion of Amendment 1 and your advice to vote no. Anyone who has witnessed the rampant destruction of natural ecosystems, destruction of valuable wetlands and pollution...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Trav Times Czajkowski-JUMBO
    Travelin’ Times: Cullen, Scotland

    The West Orange Times traveled to Cullen, Scotland, with John Czajkowski, pictured, and Cathlene Czajkowski, of West Orange County. In the background is the famous viaduct railway bridge that goes through the village, which is in northeast...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • SOCIAL Bruce Andrews Wedding
    Andrews-Bruce exchange vows

    Richard and Debbie Bruce are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Megan Bruce, to Scott Andrews, son of Al and Marie Andrews. Their beach wedding took place Sept. 12, at the Grand Plaza Hotel on...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Peter and the Wolf-Michael Cairns
    Orlando Ballet to present “Peter & The Wolf” 

    Orlando Ballet will present “Peter & The Wolf” Oct. 25 and 26, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Performances will be at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m Saturday, Oct. 25, and at 2...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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