All posts tagged "west orange times & observer"

  • Health Central Hospital prepares for Ebola

    Although only five cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the U.S., the staff at Health Central Hospital in Ocoee has taken precautions beyond the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We have a...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • The first pour consisted of orange cement, in honor of West Orange.
    Florida Hospital pours foundation for Winter Garden campus

    Florida Hospital officials, Winter Garden commissioners and community leaders gathered at 10 a.m. on Oct. 23 to pour an orange cement foundation for a new Florida Hospital facility. The cement is orange to honor the heritage of...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Winter Garden, Ocoee enter 911-call partnership

    WINTER GARDEN — City commissioners approved the authorization of an five-year inter-local agreement that will change the way Ocoee handles its police-dispatching services. Beginning in July 2015, Ocoee calls will be handled by Winter Garden’s dispatching facilities. Currently,...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Mike Attardi, a developmental kicker signed by the Los Angeles Raiders in 1991 and the chapters president, welcomed Windermere Police Chief Dave Ogden to the chapter’s board of directors.
    NFL Alumni form Central Florida Chapter in Windermere Town Hall

    About 20 former NFL players from as far as St. Petersburg, with retirement dates ranging from before the first Super Bowl to this July, met to establish the Central Florida Chapter of the NFL Alumni Association (NFLAA)...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Reading-Reindeer LOGO-JUMBO
    Join the West Orange Times’ Reading Reindeer program

    For the 17th year, the West Orange Times is looking for community support for its annual Reading Reindeer literacy drive. From now through Dec. 12, the newspaper is asking its readers along with local clubs, civic groups,...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Happy 103rd, Dr. Albert Gleason

    Dr. Albert Gleason, of Winter Garden, was surrounded by many of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren as he celebrated his 103rd birthday on Oct. 22.   The party was held at the Winter Garden Restaurant and was attended by...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Volunteers needed for Relay for Life

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Winter Garden is seeking volunteers in the West Orange area for a variety of volunteer needs. Help is needed to organize and recruit fundraising teams; garner community support; coordinate...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • MY VIEW
    PULP NON-FICTION: Second-grade teacher impressive in recent visit

    I am a staggering 5 feet, 3 1/4 inches tall. In my world, I tower over no one. In fact, I am quite used to looking up at both my students and my athletes, and this doesn’t faze...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Concert to benefit Catholic Charities

    ORLANDO — The Orlando Concert Band will present a concert to benefit Catholic Charities of Central Florida at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, 8300...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • WGHF Ocoee Halloween-JUMBO
    From the WGHF archives 10.30.14

      Many years ago, the city of Ocoee staged an annual Halloween festival. A parade began on Taylor Street and processed across the railroad tracks, east onto McKey Street and then south on Bluford Avenue to the...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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