All posts tagged "ocoee"

  • Nieves-FAMILY-JUMBO
    Home for the holidays

    Richie Nieves is back at home, recuperating with his family — wife Tammy and children Kai, left, and Ambriah. OCOEE — He was supposed to be gone just four days.  But during a business trip to California last...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • WESTSIDE-MERCANTILE-DSC_6272
    Artisan opens old-fashioned mercantile

    Denna LeVan sells vintage home décor at her West Side Mercantile, and for this month she has some Christmas items on the shelves.   OCOEE — Folks in search of vintage goods, industrial antiques, hand-painted furniture and...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • ARTS
    Puppet show marches into Winter Garden

    Remember Pinocchio’s Marionette Theater from Culture Fest and other Winter Garden performances? The Florida Film Academy will host Pinocchio’s Marionette Theater’s performance of “Little Drummer Boy” this week and next. Performances will take place at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • HUSTLE-POINTS-DSC_6224
    SIDELINE SCENE: Ocoee hoops on uptick after win at DP

    Rob Gordon called it as he saw it in the moments after the Ocoee Knights boys basketball team defeated Dr. Phillips, at Dr. Phillips, Dec. 9. “That’s a program-defining win for us,” Gordon said after the Knights...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Bailey Ward tried to get M&Ms in her mouth in the Elfevator game.
    FCA hosts Fields of Faith night of fun for West Orange

    Students from all over West Orange County gathered Wednesday evening at West Orange High’s stadium for Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Fields of Faith. Attendees of this free event enjoyed a plethora of creative Christmas-style games, slingshotting mini...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Today Show-JUMBO
    Ocoee cafe featured on Today Show

    For its Nov. 25 “Small Business Saturday” segment encouraging American consumers to support small, local businesses with their shopping on the day after Black Friday, the “Today Show” featured House Blend Cafe of Ocoee. Not only is...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Cops Corner 12.18.14
    Cops Corner 12.18.14

    OAKLAND DEC. 7 BOOZE CRUISER West Colonial Drive and Tubb Street. Drunken Driving. At 4:02 a.m., Oakland and Winter Garden police stopped a truck speeding in excess of 75 mph, westbound on West Colonial Drive. While an...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • ILWO 11-29 Berry Fall-JUMBO
    12.18.14 Winner: Stephanie Berry

    Who says we don’t get fall colors? Winter Garden resident Stephanie Berry sent us this beautiful shot proving otherwise. The West Orange Times & Observer is hosting the weekly contest, and winners will have their photograph featured...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • RICK-SCOTT-OCOEE-JUMBO
    Gov. Rick Scott visits Ocoee eatery

    Gov. Rick Scott brought his gubernatorial business to West Orange Dec. 4, when he hosted a staff meeting at Breakfast Club of Ocoee. From left: restaurant owners Shivali Dua and Yuvraj Malhotra, staff members Milissa Zagrodnichek and...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Winter Garden commissioners approve repair for Brandy Creek

    WINTER GARDEN — Recent inspections of stormwater pipes in the Brandy Creek development, south of West Plant Street and west of Tildenville School Road, revealed many of the original PVC pipes are in danger of collapsing. City Manager Mike Bollhoefer...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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