All posts tagged "west orange times"

  • MY VIEW
    MY VIEW: Millage-rate renewal critical to continued success

    Will our West Orange schools continue their same high-performing trajectory in 2015-16?  That’s for us to decide Nov. 4, when we vote on whether to renew the additional one mill of property tax for schools. In November 2010...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • CAL-HALLOWEENFEST
    BEST BET: Winter Garden HalloweenFest

    HalloweenFest — 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in downtown Winter Garden. Enjoy a night of haunted happenings along Plant Street, including trick or treating, bounce houses, live entertainment and local crafts and food. For more...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • GOOD-MORNING-AMERICA-DSC_5186-JUMBO
    Shaking it off

      “Good Morning America” invaded downtown Winter Garden Oct. 26 as five girls learned they won nationwide contest to meet Taylor Swift. WINTER GARDEN — Five local teens videotaped a choreographed dance routine at downtown Winter Garden’s...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • David Sylvester-JUMBO
    Longtime health care advocate leaving

    David Sylvester started his Central Florida career in 1997 as vice president for long-term care at Health Central Park. OCOEE — Friday will be David Sylvester’s last day as executive director of the West Orange Healthcare District....

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • CULTURE-FEST-JUMBO
    City of Winter Garden introduces Culture Fest

    The event will feature films, entertainment, art, food and more. WINTER GARDEN — West Orange residents will have a chance to celebrate cultures from around the world at the inaugural two-day Winter Garden Culture Fest, held jointly by...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Special Olympics Calvin
    Sanders medals in swimming

    On the relay team are Patrick Hanzlick, left, Trenton Maddux, Shelby Forester and Calvin Sanders. Not pictured: Larry “Wayne” Buckner.   Calvin Sanders, 10, brought home three medals from the Special Olympics Florida State Aquatic Championships. WINTER...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Club hubbub 10.30.14

    Bloom & Grow Garden Society The Bloom & Grow Garden Society welcomed Winter Garden Merchants Association President Wendy Byrd to speak at its recent meeting. Byrd discussed with the club all the events downtown Winter Garden has to...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • NEWS
    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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