All posts tagged "West Orange County"

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    Couple seeks help in cancer fight

    Ann Estrada is fighting to stay alive.   — Ann Estrada, who is battling Stage 4 breast cancer, needs help paying for her chemotherapy treatments.   The pill bottles are lined up on the side table, within...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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    W.G. natives launch new shirt company

    Andy Crabtree and Will Blaine display two of the T-shirt designs available through their new business venture, AB Newton & Company.   — AB Newton & Company offers four T-shirt designs that promote Winter Garden.   When...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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    Hustle points: Metro vs. Florida Challenge looms this week for area hoops programs

    For many, the Metro vs. Florida Challenge, which  will be held for the fifth time on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday this week, is simply a great opportunity for teams to see where they’re at early in the...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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    SIDELINE SCENE: Perspective important after blowout loss

    WINTER GARDEN — There’s really no use in trying to sugarcoat what happened Friday. Honestly, it would be insulting to anyone who was there, most especially the young men who were on the field. It was bad....

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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    Boys basketball team-by-team preview

    The 2014-15 boys basketball season has begun, and the coverage area for the West Orange Times & Observer is loaded with talented players, dynamic teams and experienced coaches. To help our readers get up to speed in...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • SPORTS
    SIDELINES 11.26.14

    + Olympia coach will not return Olympia High School Athletic Director Lauren Bradley announced last week that Tom Paolucci, who coached the Titans football team the past two seasons, will no longer be the head coach for the...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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    SSAC names All-Conference teams, awards top coaches

    The 2014 season for the Sunshine State Athletic Conference is over, but there is still just a bit more recognition to dole out. The independent conference announced its All-Conference First and Second Teams, recently, and several area...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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    ON THE PITCH: Prep soccer news & notes for 11.26.14

    WINTER GARDEN — A pair of first-half goals was the extent of the scoring Nov. 20 when area boys soccer rivals Olympia and West Orange battled to a 1-1 draw. Anthony Schultes scored for the Warriors, and...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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    Tuesday night: Oakland presenting rules for development

      Development could start popping up along Oakland’s portion of West Colonial Drive as soon as 2016. Town officials have been rewriting the Gateway Corridor Overlay codes, which outline rules pertaining to architecture, landscaping and other visual...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Grimes family preps for holiday tradition at Christian center

    — Preparing a meal for the hungry   When George and Tera Grimes opened their family restaurant in Winter Garden a decade ago, a tradition was born in that first year when she decided to serve a...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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