All posts tagged "orange county"

  • Sebastian Cervantes, 3, was roaring with excitement for his train ride.
    Children trick-or-treat along Plant Street for Halloweenfest

    Local families gathered in their arrays of costumes for this year’s Halloweenfest at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 along Plant Street in the downtown of Winter Garden. Children were able to go trick-or-treating around local businesses, adorned...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • MY VIEW
    MY VIEW: Millage-rate renewal critical to continued success

    Will our West Orange schools continue their same high-performing trajectory in 2015-16?  That’s for us to decide Nov. 4, when we vote on whether to renew the additional one mill of property tax for schools. In November 2010...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • CAL-HALLOWEENFEST
    BEST BET: Winter Garden HalloweenFest

    HalloweenFest — 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in downtown Winter Garden. Enjoy a night of haunted happenings along Plant Street, including trick or treating, bounce houses, live entertainment and local crafts and food. For more...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • David Sylvester-JUMBO
    Longtime health care advocate leaving

    David Sylvester started his Central Florida career in 1997 as vice president for long-term care at Health Central Park. OCOEE — Friday will be David Sylvester’s last day as executive director of the West Orange Healthcare District....

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Club hubbub 10.30.14

    Bloom & Grow Garden Society The Bloom & Grow Garden Society welcomed Winter Garden Merchants Association President Wendy Byrd to speak at its recent meeting. Byrd discussed with the club all the events downtown Winter Garden has to...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Health Central Hospital prepares for Ebola

    Although only five cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the U.S., the staff at Health Central Hospital in Ocoee has taken precautions beyond the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We have a...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • The first pour consisted of orange cement, in honor of West Orange.
    Florida Hospital pours foundation for Winter Garden campus

    Florida Hospital officials, Winter Garden commissioners and community leaders gathered at 10 a.m. on Oct. 23 to pour an orange cement foundation for a new Florida Hospital facility. The cement is orange to honor the heritage of...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Winter Garden, Ocoee enter 911-call partnership

    WINTER GARDEN — City commissioners approved the authorization of an five-year inter-local agreement that will change the way Ocoee handles its police-dispatching services. Beginning in July 2015, Ocoee calls will be handled by Winter Garden’s dispatching facilities. Currently,...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Mike Attardi, a developmental kicker signed by the Los Angeles Raiders in 1991 and the chapters president, welcomed Windermere Police Chief Dave Ogden to the chapter’s board of directors.
    NFL Alumni form Central Florida Chapter in Windermere Town Hall

    About 20 former NFL players from as far as St. Petersburg, with retirement dates ranging from before the first Super Bowl to this July, met to establish the Central Florida Chapter of the NFL Alumni Association (NFLAA)...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Reading-Reindeer LOGO-JUMBO
    Join the West Orange Times’ Reading Reindeer program

    For the 17th year, the West Orange Times is looking for community support for its annual Reading Reindeer literacy drive. From now through Dec. 12, the newspaper is asking its readers along with local clubs, civic groups,...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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