All posts tagged "west orange times & observer"

  • OCOEE
    Police find children in home with roaches, feces, no power

    Ocoee Police called the Department of Children and Family to investigate a family of six children squatting in an Ocoee home without water or power and filled with cockroaches and feces, according to reports. Police arrested the...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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    PHOTO GALLERY: Distinguished Young Women of Florida State Program

    Shannon Lee Wade was named the 2015 Distinguished Young Woman of Florida during the annual State Program, which was held Jan. 24, at the Winter Garden Theatre. Wade along with 13 other contestants, representing a variety of...

    • Posted January 25, 2015
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  • 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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  • WG-THEATRE-COMMISSION-JUMBO
    Winter Garden approves $100,000 for theater tech

    Winter Garden city commissioners approved a $100,000 funding request for a project Jan. 22 that will help the Garden Theatre add new digital technology options to its productions. The funding will be combined with more than $825,000 the theater...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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  • MaKayla Campbell loved measuring different items around the classroom.
    PHOTO GALLERY: Foundation Academy 100 Days of School

    Foundation Academy kindergartners celebrated the 100th day of the school year Jan. 22 with a plethora of fun-filled activities. The students used 100 pieces of a variety of items — such as pennies, M&Ms, beads and popcorn...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • Students at Frangus Elementary School recently participated in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the first time. Athanel Brooks was the school winner, with Aniya Ross serving as runner-up.
    Class Notes 01.22.15

    + Windy Ridge teacher wins Governor’s Shine Award Windy Ridge School teacher Paul Caswell recently received the Governor’s Shine Award. Caswell, in his 24th year, teaches the first grade. He holds an English for Speakers of Other...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • NEWS
    Club Hubbub 01.22.15

    West Orange Duplicate Bridge Club Results from Jan. 15 1. H. Parker – M. Lesnik 2. L. Jones – B. Ballenger 3. J. DeLoach – N. Velden 4. S. Ashley – P. Marshall 5. M. and J....

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Quick Hits 01.22.15

    SATURDAY, JAN. 24 Between the Brushes — 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 24, at The Art Room, 709 Main St., Windermere. Children in kindergarten and up can learn to paint this Slip ‘n Slide piece with...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • RE-JUMBO
    Keene’s Pointe home tops this week’s sales

    SNAPSHOT Total Sales: 58 High Sale Price: $2.1M Low Sale Price: $44,250 REO/Bank Owned: 13 Short Sales: Four A home in the Keene’s Pointe community topped all residential real-estate sales from Jan. 9 to 15. The home...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • ILWO 11-4 Stanczak Bird-JUMBO
    01.22.15 Winner: Barbara Stanczak

    Winter Garden resident Barbara Stanczak submitted this amazing photo of a bird about to take flight from a Lake Apopka dock. The West Orange Times & Observer is hosting the weekly contest, and winners will have their...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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