All posts tagged "West Orange County"

  • DSC_0012: Shellie Hutchinson, left, and Juliann Deyo presented four cupcake types from Swirl Bakery.
    Windermere gathers 550 for Wine and Dine

    About 550 people attended Windermere Wine and Dine at Town Hall Saturday night, Jan. 24. Attendees tasted many varieties of wine and consumed samplers of various entrees and desserts from around the Orlando area. A jazz band...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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    PHOTO GALLERY: Squeeze, W.G.L.L. host free ‘Dust Off the Rust’ clinic

    WINTER GARDEN — The soggy weather kept away Saturday morning, allowing the Winter Garden Squeeze and Winter Garden Little League to partner to host a “Dust Off the Rust” clinic at the little league’s fields on Park...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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  • SPORTS
    Orlando Solar Bears facility officially coming to Winter Garden

    WINTER GARDEN — It’s official. The Orlando Solar Bears are making a second home in Winter Garden. The Orlando Solar Bears, professional hockey team in the ECHL (East Coast Hockey League) and an affiliate of the NHL’s...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Senior guard David Stephen scored 26 points in a district victory over Boone.
    DP boys hoops off to strong start in ’15

    ORLANDO — There was a point, just before the new year, when things weren’t looking good for the Dr. Phillips boys basketball team. The Panthers had just lost a tough overtime contest to Oldsmar Christian, 74-67, dropping...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Home at Last

    OAKLAND — More than a hundred local residents and former members of the armed forces gathered on site at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, for the flag-raising ceremony preceding the dedication of a new home at 303...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Olympia’s Taylor Hair leads team into tourney

    Taylor Hair started playing basketball when she was just 7 years old. At the time, she did not know much about the sport, but one of the instructors at a camp program saw something special.  “One of...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Francis X. Heidrich, left, and Claude Hawthorne shared many stories of old Ocoee.
    When citrus and railroad were king

    OCOEE — Francis Heidrich was 17 when he took the bookkeeper’s position for his father’s fruit and produce business, which had offices in the Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic Railroad depot. While handling the finances for Herman J....

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Builder opens new community

    There are just three homes there now, but many more are expected to rise from the ground this year as homebuilder and developer Taylor Morrison opens the newest neighborhood in West Orange County’s Horizon West area. The...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • WINDERMERE
    Windermere takes steps on Rosser

    WINDERMERE — The Windermere Town Council unanimously approved the first hearing on rezoning of 10 acres at 9501 Conroy Windermere Road as the first step in the potential development of Rosser Reserve on Tuesday, Jan. 13. The developers...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • BUSINESS
    Former Disney couple brings ‘magic’ to office

    HORIZON WEST — After years of working for Disney, Horizon West entrepreneurs Cynthia and John Dailey wanted to create a space where local workers could collaborate and interact, as well as buckle down on their current projects....

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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