All posts tagged "orange county"

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    Health Central to host blood drive

    OneBlood’s bloodmobile will be accepting donations from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at Health Central Hospital, 10000 West Colonial Drive, Ocoee. There is no substitute for human blood.  When you donate blood with OneBlood,...

    • Posted July 27, 2015
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    Windermere Little League Softball All-Stars win state championship

    ROCKLEDGE — “Guys, we’re the best team in the state!” So exclaimed Catie Harris as she and her teammates on the Windermere Little League Softball 12-Year-Old All-Star team triumphantly walked off the diamond Sunday afternoon in Rockledge....

    • Posted July 26, 2015
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  • NEWS
    Gotha project faces county review Tuesday

    GOTHA — For a third community meeting in as many months about the 29-acre Fire Creek at Gotha proposed development, dozens on the evening of July 22 met at Gotha Middle School, less than a week before...

    • Posted July 26, 2015
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    GALLERY: “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at the Garden Theatre

    After just three weeks of rehearsals and preparation, Act III Acting Studio and the Garden Theatre partnered to produce “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” this weekend, with two full casts of youth theatre camp actors. The musical...

    • Posted July 24, 2015
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    Winter Garden City Commission approves downtown parking garage contract

    WINTER GARDEN — The Winter Garden City Commission unanimously approved the downtown parking garage contract negotiated with Finfrock for $8,105,953.00.  The Commission selected Finfrock as the design/build team for the long-awaited garage at an earlier meeting. This contract...

    • Posted July 24, 2015
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    New Neigh-bor: Winter Garden woman training miniature horse as therapy animal

    WINTER GARDEN — An interaction with a therapy animal can be an emotionally restorative experience for people of all ages and stages of life.  Usually, those animals are dogs, and sometimes cats. But in Winter Garden, a...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • BUENA-VISTA-CAY-JUMBO
    Developer redesigns temporary-lease project

    DR. PHILLIPS — Eric Raasch, Orange County assistant planning administrator, called the July 8 follow-up community meeting at Southwest Middle School in Dr. Phillips about the proposed Buena Vista Cay Planned Development a year in the making,...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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    The Road to Recovery

    HORIZON WEST — There are reminders everywhere. There’s the 28-slot weekly pill organizer, the walker, the gauntlet of specialists poking and prodding him. There’s the personal trainer pushing for more flexibility and strength. There are the thousands...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • VON-FASS-JUMBO
    VOM FASS plans to open Winter Garden location

    WINTER GARDEN — “Vom fass” is translated from German to English as “from the cask,” and a new specialty shop coming to the Winter Garden Village at Fowler Groves will sell its goods exactly that way. Oils,...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • FOOD-TRUCK-JUMBO
    Berkshire Park residents try to regain food trucks

    HORIZON WEST — Last year, Gail Weafer, a resident of Berkshire Park in Windermere, started an occasional food truck event in her neighborhood that gained success and popularity in its five renditions. But without zoning laws to...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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