All posts tagged "West Orange County"

  • Frederik Raaberg celebrated the completion of his puppet.
    PHOTO GALLERY: “Millions of Cats” at Windermere Branch Library

    Local families joined Jerry Bickel, of Bits and Pieces in Tampa, for a dramatic reading and stick puppet reenactment of “Millions of Cats,” by Wanda Gag, March 5 at Windermere Branch Library. Bickel shared Gag’s 1929 Newbery...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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    Oakland reviewing impact fees

    The town of Oakland is undergoing a major study of its municipal impact fees to meet the demands of growth and to allow that growth to pay its own way, according to Tony Hairston, a financial consultant...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    Ocoee Police recognized at city commission

    OCOEE — As part of its March 3 meeting, the Ocoee Commission recognized several people affiliated with the Ocoee Police Department by way of various awards. Police Chief Charles Brown congratulated Detective Michelle Grogan on being the 2014...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • City Manager Mike Bollhoefer signed a beam that will be part of Florida Hospital Winter Garden.
    Florida Hospital Winter Garden holds beam signing at City Hall

    WINTER GARDEN — Locals and city staff signed a beam for Florida Hospital Winter Garden on March 3 across from City Hall in downtown Winter Garden. This 25-foot, 550-pound beam will be the final part of the Topping...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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    Long-awaited Ocoee website overhaul goes live

    OCOEE — The city of Ocoee unveiled its new website March 2, nearly two years after entering an agreement with Icon Enterprises and CivicPlus on April 16, 2013, to develop a new website. “The new website is...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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    Foundation Academy baseball tops CFCA, 5-2

    WINTER GARDEN — Casey Lemke tossed a complete game, allowing just two runs, in leading the Foundation Academy baseball team to a 5-2 win over the rival CFCA Eagles. Though the Lions fell behind early, the junior pitcher...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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    WO softball falls to Apopka on road, 6-5

    APOPKA — A diving catch was all that separated the West Orange softball team from completing a comeback and tying things up on Friday night in a road game against the rival Apopka Blue Darters. Apopka center...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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    West Orange girls lacrosse cruises to win over University

    WINTER GARDEN — The West Orange girls lacrosse team raced out to an 8-0 advantage against the visiting University Cougars (1-4) and never looked back on its way to a 13-3 win on Thursday night. The Warriors...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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    Standout southpaw Juan Hillman is ready to lead nationally ranked Olympia baseball

    ORLANDO — Not many high-school baseball players have the opportunity to be mentored by a former Major League Baseball star. Olympia’s Juan Hillman, a UCF commit who is regarded as one of the top prep pitchers in...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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    ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jada Cruz

    The Ocoee Knights softball team has raced out to a 5-3 start to the spring season and won a pair of games against Jones and Freedom last week. In the win over Freedom, a 12-6 victory for...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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