All posts tagged "west orange times & observer"

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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-...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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    OUR VIEW: Thomas Jefferson’s Destiny

    Come Saturday, Americans will celebrate the 239th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. This was the day in 1776, 56 delegates of the Continental Congress ratified — with their signatures and blood — a document that proclaimed...

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    Cops Corner 07.02.15

    OCOEE JUNE 12 BEERS AND BAREFOOT BUMBLING Intersection of North Lakewood and 13th avenues. Drunken driving. An officer saw a car stop too long at 11:43 p.m. at the intersection of North Lakewood and 13th avenues. The car...

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    Edgewood Ranch, Valencia College collaboration gives students outdoor laboratory, teaching farm

    WEST ORANGE — Bruce Myrick came up with the idea of a research farm a few years ago after witnessing his church, First Baptist Orlando, set a goal of raising $1 million to feed the homeless people...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
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