All posts tagged "ocoee"

  • WG-THEATRE-COMMISSION-JUMBO
    Winter Garden approves $100,000 for theater tech

    Winter Garden city commissioners approved a $100,000 funding request for a project Jan. 22 that will help the Garden Theatre add new digital technology options to its productions. The funding will be combined with more than $825,000 the theater...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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  • Students at Frangus Elementary School recently participated in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the first time. Athanel Brooks was the school winner, with Aniya Ross serving as runner-up.
    Class Notes 01.22.15

    + Windy Ridge teacher wins Governor’s Shine Award Windy Ridge School teacher Paul Caswell recently received the Governor’s Shine Award. Caswell, in his 24th year, teaches the first grade. He holds an English for Speakers of Other...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • NEWS
    Club Hubbub 01.22.15

    West Orange Duplicate Bridge Club Results from Jan. 15 1. H. Parker – M. Lesnik 2. L. Jones – B. Ballenger 3. J. DeLoach – N. Velden 4. S. Ashley – P. Marshall 5. M. and J....

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Quick Hits 01.22.15

    SATURDAY, JAN. 24 Between the Brushes — 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 24, at The Art Room, 709 Main St., Windermere. Children in kindergarten and up can learn to paint this Slip ‘n Slide piece with...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • RE-JUMBO
    Keene’s Pointe home tops this week’s sales

    SNAPSHOT Total Sales: 58 High Sale Price: $2.1M Low Sale Price: $44,250 REO/Bank Owned: 13 Short Sales: Four A home in the Keene’s Pointe community topped all residential real-estate sales from Jan. 9 to 15. The home...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • ILWO 11-4 Stanczak Bird-JUMBO
    01.22.15 Winner: Barbara Stanczak

    Winter Garden resident Barbara Stanczak submitted this amazing photo of a bird about to take flight from a Lake Apopka dock. The West Orange Times & Observer is hosting the weekly contest, and winners will have their...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • DREAMPLEX-IMG_5434-JUMBO
    Central Florida Dreamplex opens in Clermont

    CLERMONT — Like any father, Ben Stalvey has big dreams for his baby girl, Gracie, a 4-year-old with one of the brightest smiles you’ll ever see. The dreams have nothing to do with a future career, fame...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Francis X. Heidrich, left, and Claude Hawthorne shared many stories of old Ocoee.
    When citrus and railroad were king

    OCOEE — Francis Heidrich was 17 when he took the bookkeeper’s position for his father’s fruit and produce business, which had offices in the Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic Railroad depot. While handling the finances for Herman J....

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • OCOEE
    Ocoee Police hosts monthly self-defense classes for women

    OCOEE — For vulnerable members of society, such as children, there are plenty of tips police officers offer for staying out of danger: do not go near strangers; try to avoid being out alone, especially at night;...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • SPORTS
    Area grapplers strong at tourney

    Bishop Moore hosted the Michael P. Hutchins Invitational this past weekend, and several area teams participated and had strong showings. West Orange placed second, overall, with a 153.0 total, putting them just ahead of Apopka, which placed...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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