All posts tagged "orange county"

  • FOOTBALL-DSC_8028
    What we learned: Five thoughts from Week One

    Rain stinks — and so do lightning delays. Both things happened on Friday, but, nevertheless, all eight coverage-area teams got their respective first games of the regular season in the books last weekend. So, without delay (we’ve...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • Cory
WARREN
    Doubling up on workouts could do more harm than good

    You might have seen a few of my prior columns for everyday people like you and me who are beginners or have a goal to attempt their first triathlon.  If you are looking into the sport of...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • NEWS
    TEDxOrlando returns to Garden Theatre

    WINTER GARDEN — With the future on the minds of many more than ever, the theme “Envisioning Tomorrow” for TEDxOrlando 2015 fits with the area’s rapid change and growth. As a gathering for big ideas, this rendition...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • NEWS
    Orange County assembles Heroin Task Force

    ORANGE COUNTY — After a surge in recent reports of heroin-related activity around Orange County, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office has formed the Orange County Heroin Task Force to better focus on that drug from an array...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • CATANIA-DSC_0015-JUMBO
    Catania restaurant to open in downtown Winter Garden

    WINTER GARDEN — A new restaurant is opening in downtown Winter Garden, serving authentic Sicilian flavors and recipes that have been passed down through generations of the owners’ family. Catania, named for Salvatore Cimino’s hometown in Sicily, is...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • OAKLAND
    Oakland uploads new marketing strategies as its braces for growth

    OAKLAND — The town of Oakland has made many major changes in the last five years, including an update to the Town Charter, a completion reorganization of town functions and staff, huge advancements in infrastructure and major...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • YMCA-GOLF-JUMBO
    Proceeds will help families gain access to YMCA programs

    WEST ORANGE — Every so often, the Roper YMCA gets a reminder of why it works so hard for its scholarship campaign. At certain board meetings, the board of nearly 30 members hears from families and members directly...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • POKER,CARD,HAND
    Winter Garden Rotary goes all-in with poker tourney

    WINTER GARDEN — The Winter Garden Rotary Club will hold its seventh annual charity poker tournament, Friday, Sept. 18, at American Legion Post 63 on West Plant Street. Registration costs $50 in advance or $60 at the...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • Dennis and Robin Bard are avid Rollerbladers and needed a hands-free way to carry their phones.
    Crowd-funding boosts signal of Ocoee man’s phone invention

    OCOEE — With the help of a new tech idea from Ocoee problem-solver Dennis Bard, it finally could be possible to eliminate dropped calls.  That goal is literal: With the Mag Hook, users don’t have to hold...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • WGHF Bass Fishing-JUMBO
    From the WGHF Archives 09.03.15

    Back when the waters of Lake Apopka were not as impacted by farming, West Orange County’s aquatic jewel was known as the “large-mouth bass capital.” People came from far and wide to load up their boats with...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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