All posts tagged "west orange times"

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    Children‘s workshop paints Christmas countdown elves

    About 30 children participated in the Countdown to Christmas Black Friday Workshop for Kids on Nov. 28 in The Art Room, on Main Street in Windermere. Instructors guided children from blank canvas through finished product in this...

    • Posted November 28, 2014
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  • Two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins judged a poetry contest held recently at the Rollins Winter Park Institute.
    Class Notes 11.27.14

    + School district earns AP honors Orange County Public Schools is one of 547 school districts in the United States and Canada honored by the College Board with placement on the fifth annual AP District Honor Roll, for...

    • Posted November 27, 2014
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    Harvesting hope

    Nearly 200 people attended Matthew’s Hope’s first Harvest in the Garden party Nov. 22. Tables were decorated in a variety of themes, from “under the sea” and “birds in the garden” to Texas, the jungle and “The...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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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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    WOHS hosts food drive with churches, Feeding Children Everywhere

    WINTER GARDEN — The Crossings Church’s student ministries pastor, Marcio Pacheco, said he had felt inspired late last year to begin a program that could address issues of hunger among the impoverished peoples of the world. The...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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  • Cops Corner 11.26.14
    Cops Corner 11.26.14

    OAKLAND NOV. 15 SELL TO CELL 400 block of Briley Avenue. Burglary. At 2:09 p.m., an officer met a complainant whose bicycle and lawnmower had been stolen within the prior two days. The complainant had checked his...

    • 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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    Westside Tech students build homes, spirit in Habitat partnership

    WINTER GARDEN — As part of the hands-on education for the building construction technology class at Westside Tech, students have helped Habitat for Humanity with the construction of some homes in the area. Within this partnership, students...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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    Ocoee High robotics teacher utilizes LEGOs in classroom

    OCOEE — James Jones grins as he walks into the large storage room attached to his Ocoee High School classroom. Storage shelves packed with LEGO MINDSTORMS sets line the room’s walls and stretch toward the ceiling. Everything is...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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    Community leaders share sentiments of the season

    To celebrate Thanksgiving, we asked some of our West Orange leaders to answer one simple question: What are you most thankful for this year? “I am thankful for all the blessings that the good Lord had provided...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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