All posts tagged "west orange"

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    Ocoee Police recognized at city commission

    OCOEE — As part of its March 3 meeting, the Ocoee Commission recognized several people affiliated with the Ocoee Police Department by way of various awards. Police Chief Charles Brown congratulated Detective Michelle Grogan on being the 2014...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • City Manager Mike Bollhoefer signed a beam that will be part of Florida Hospital Winter Garden.
    Florida Hospital Winter Garden holds beam signing at City Hall

    WINTER GARDEN — Locals and city staff signed a beam for Florida Hospital Winter Garden on March 3 across from City Hall in downtown Winter Garden. This 25-foot, 550-pound beam will be the final part of the Topping...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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    Long-awaited Ocoee website overhaul goes live

    OCOEE — The city of Ocoee unveiled its new website March 2, nearly two years after entering an agreement with Icon Enterprises and CivicPlus on April 16, 2013, to develop a new website. “The new website is...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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    Foundation Academy baseball tops CFCA, 5-2

    WINTER GARDEN — Casey Lemke tossed a complete game, allowing just two runs, in leading the Foundation Academy baseball team to a 5-2 win over the rival CFCA Eagles. Though the Lions fell behind early, the junior pitcher...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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    WO softball falls to Apopka on road, 6-5

    APOPKA — A diving catch was all that separated the West Orange softball team from completing a comeback and tying things up on Friday night in a road game against the rival Apopka Blue Darters. Apopka center...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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    West Orange girls lacrosse cruises to win over University

    WINTER GARDEN — The West Orange girls lacrosse team raced out to an 8-0 advantage against the visiting University Cougars (1-4) and never looked back on its way to a 13-3 win on Thursday night. The Warriors...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • Orlando native Selwyn Birchwood will headline this year’s Blues & BBQ Festival. Photo by Len Umhoefer.
    Winter Garden to host annual Blues & BBQ Festival

      IF YOU GO Winter Garden Blues & BBQ Festival WHEN: 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. The Pitbull of Blues Band will perform at 4 p.m., J.P. Soars & The Red Hots at 6 p.m....

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • The festival will feature a variety of films in all genres. Photo by Tu Do.
    Indies make silver-screen debuts Starlite film festival

    IF YOU GO 2015 Starlite Film Festival WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 26, to Sunday, March 1 WHERE: Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden TICKETS: All-access passes will be sold for $40 for adults or $15 for...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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    Quick Hits 02.26.15

    THURSDAY, FEB. 26 “Life on the Trail Art Exhibit” Reception — 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Winter Garden City Hall lobby, 300 W. Plant St. Original renderings of local artists’ interpretations will cover...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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    2015 ELECTION Q&A: Winter Garden City Commission

    Editor’s Note: As the March 10 municipal election draws closer, the West Orange Times & Observer is publishing profiles and Q&As from each of the candidates who are running for office in Winter Garden, Windermere and Ocoee....

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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