All posts tagged "west orange times"

  • Bruhn read seasonal stories from the stage.
    Windermere celebrates Halloween at town hall

    A record of more than 250 children gathered at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 for the Windermere Halloween Hayride and Costume Parade at the town hall. Mayor Gary Bruhn hosted the event, which began with a short...

    • Posted October 25, 2014
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  • NEWS
    Orange County Sheriffs investigate home invasion

    Units of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home invasion incident involving semi-automatic handguns at 3:51 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at 7308 Burnway Drive in the Dr. Phillips area. Officers met a witness who said...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Daoud Mimanche, 8, was ready to ride.
    PHOTO GALLERY: Southwest Festival

    Holy Family Catholic Church Orlando has turned its campus into a carnival midway for its annual Southwest Fall Festival. The festival features a plethora of carnival rides and games, as well as food, entertainment and more. The...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    WEEKEND BEST BET: 17th annual Oakland Heritage Festival

    17th annual Oakland Heritage Festival — The 17th annual Oakland Heritage Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Speer Park, 331 N. Tubb St., Oakland. The festival is a family-oriented event...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • This man was skinned alive while tied upside down. Don’t worry. Your fate won’t be much worse.
    Ocoee Haunted House frightens thousands for seventh year

    The house at 951 Ocoee Apopka Road in Ocoee had been in disrepair for years when the City of Ocoee acquired it years ago. Today, it remains in disrepair, for use of the city in its seventh...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Lily Rosa was eager to get her ticket.
    Windermere Police writes citations for child bicyclists

    To maintain its reputation for issuing lots of tickets, the Windermere Police Department is moving from cracking down on motorists to a new demographic its officers intend to profile: child bicyclists. Students bicycling to nearby schools will...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • WINDSONG
    Windermere Council requests changes to Windsong development plan

    After three hours of community, council and developer discussion on a Windsong residential development in Windermere, the Windermere Town Council unanimously voted Oct. 14 to revisit a revision of the development plan at its November meeting. The...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Legacy High School crowned its 2014 Homecoming royalty Oct. 3. Senior Anna Shollenbarger was crowned queen, and senior Dillan Hudson was crowned king.
    Class Notes 10.23.14

    + OCPS outpaces state, nation in exams According to the recent release of the 2013-14 Advanced Placement test participation and performance, the number of Orange County Public Schools students taking AP tests increased by 16% over the previous...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • WINTER GARDEN
    Winter Garden to throw Halloween bash

    Winter Garden will present its annual HalloweenFest from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, along Plant Street downtown. Children are invited to go trick-or-treating with the merchants and play games, take a hay ride and enjoy...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • OUR_TOWN
    Locals compete in beauty pageant

    Joyce Mary Ratcliff, of Orlando, Susan Ratcliff, of Ocoee, and Emily Brooke Ratcliff, 13, of Ocoee, recently competed in Beauties for the Cure National Beauty Pageant in Kissimmee. They all brought home the crown and national title...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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