All posts tagged "orange county"

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    GALLERY: WG Party in the Park

    Winter Garden hosted its annual July 4 celebration at Newton Park. During the first few hours, families set up their lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy food, music and games, but a thunderstorm interrupted the festivities. Attendees...

    • Posted July 4, 2015
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    GALLERY: All American Kids Parade

    The kids of Winter Garden decked out their wheels for the 12th annual All American Kids Parade. More than 700 people participated in the parade July 4, and there were appearances by the Sundancers, clowns, Spider-Man and...

    • Posted July 4, 2015
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    GALLERY: Windermere 11-Year-Olds win District 14 Championship

    WEST ORANGE — In a dominant showing against South Lake Little League’s American team, the Windermere – National 11-Year-Old All-Stars team won the Florida District 14 championship on Wednesday evening, 13-1. Windermere started ahead and never looked...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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    GALLERY: 11-Year-Old All-Stars at Bailey Park

    WEST ORANGE — Teams from Dr. Phillips, South Lake, Winter Garden and Windermere Little Leagues converted on Bailey Park in Winter Garden, the site of Windermere Little League, for the District 14 11-Year-Old All-Stars Tournament. The games...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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    GALLERY: CDPA American Girl Camp

    The Centre for Dance and the Performing Arts, located in Oakland, hosted an American Girl-themed camp June 29 to July 3. Girls who attended the camp learned to cook and dance, which are hobbies that American Girls...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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    City of Winter Garden, Sports Authority partner with Little League to build playground

    WINTER GARDEN — Winter Garden Little League celebrated a welcome addition Thursday morning — one that has come just in the nick of time as the league prepares to host the District 14 12-Year-Old All-Stars Tournament, beginning...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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    Developers continue with Rialto expansion

    DR. PHILLIPS — For the second phase of the Rialto development near the northwest corner of Sand Lake and Turkey Lake roads and the southeastern shore of Spring Lake, developers seek a 325-apartment complex of one-, two-...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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    Winter Garden leaders discuss ordinance to restrict pamphlets

    WINTER GARDEN — Winter Garden city leaders passed the first reading of a series of ordinances that will restrict door-to-door distribution of leaflets, pamphlets and other paper handbills. Under the new rules, property owners or tenants can...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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    Lake Apopka shows increased signs of life

    OAKLAND — Dozens crammed the Oakland Nature Preserve June 20 for updates on Lake Apopka’s health, provided by Jim Peterson, field program supervisor for the Apopka Field Station of the St. Johns River Water Management District. Officials...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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  • Jeena Kar’s henna designs are intricate and unique.  Courtesy of Sarah Resta.
    Artist designs henna pieces for cancer patients

    Cancer treatment is exhausting and painful, but a local artist has found a way to restore the dignity and beauty that women going through chemotherapy sometimes feel that they have lost. Jeena Kar, a West Orange native...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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