All posts tagged "ocoee"

  • Old Times 10.23.14

      70 years ago  In view of the encouraging increase of 29% in total membership of the Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America, 85 scouts attended the Scouters’ Roundup at Camp Wewa. They accepted a challenge...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Two Ocoee men indicted in contract fraud and kickback scheme

    According to a federal release, a federal grand jury has indicted Rudy Rampertab, 45, and Suraj Patel, 34, of Ocoee, on charges of connections with a $3.5 million shipping and packaging contract fraud scheme. Carter M. Stewart,...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    PHOTO GALLERY: Westbrooke Elementary Fall Carnival

    Westbrooke Elementary School students and families enjoyed a beautiful evening of family fun Oct. 17, at the school’s annual Fall Carnival. The carnival featured games, rides, inflatable bounce houses, food and much more. Students even had an...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    PHOTO GALLERY: Foundation Academy Hoedown

    Students at Foundation Academy donned cowboy hats and boots Oct. 17, to show off their dancing skills. Family members, siblings and friends enjoyed watching the students perform several square-dancing numbers followed by some good ol’ line dancing.

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    GAME FILM: D.P., Ocoee square off in fall hoops action

    The first day of practice for the 2014-15 boys basketball season is Monday, Oct. 27, but don’t think local programs are twiddling their thumbs in the meantime. Several teams are participating in a recreation league put on...

    • Posted October 19, 2014
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    Saturday Morning Quarterback: Week Eight report

    Scores and notes from this week’s high school football action: Week Eight Game of the Week: West Orange 48, Olympia 7 State-ranked West Orange High School retained the picket fence trophy with Friday’s 48-7 victory over host...

    • Posted October 18, 2014
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    Travelin’ Times: Islamorada

    A group of friends (and their pets) carried the West Orange Times onto a sand bar in the Atlantic Ocean in Islamarada this summer. Hanging out in the water are Johnny and Leigh Ann Dyal, left, Peggy...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Where is Winter Garden’s 9/11 memorial?

    Dear Editor: A little more than two years ago, it was brought to my attention by a Winter Garden firefighter, along with my two children standing nearby, that the little odd-shaped piece of land that sits next...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • OAKLAND
    Vandals strike Oakland Nature Preserve 

    OAKLAND — In response to two incidences of vandalism and petty theft at Oakland Nature Preserve, the Oakland Police Department has increased patrols at the preserve in an attempt to catch the vandals and/or prevent further damage and...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Choir uncorks fall Wine Walk

    WINTER GARDEN — The Garden Community Choir will host its fall Wine Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in downtown Winter Garden. Participants will enjoy strolling through historic Plant Street while sampling wines and...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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