All posts tagged "windermere"

  • Brianna focused on painting the boots.
    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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  • 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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    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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  • CRANBERRY-THANKSGIVING
    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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  • HISTORY
    Old Times 11.27.14

    70 years ago Mayor Frank Roper’s timely suggestion at the last commission meeting that Winter Garden should have a hospital was met with a hearty response. The city has felt the need for such an institution for...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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    Keene’s Pointe home tops weekly sales

    Only one home sold for more than $1 million last week. The home at 11752 Vinci Drive, in Keene’s Pointe, Windermere, sold Nov. 14, for $1.092 million. Built in 2013, it has four bedrooms, four-and-one-half baths, a...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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  • OCOEE
    Ocoee Poker Run benefits toy drive 

    The Ocoee Police Department would like to thank all those who participated in the Ocoee Founders’ Day 13th Annual Poker Run Nov. 1. The run is a fundraiser to raise money for the police department’s Holiday Toys...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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    From the WGHF Archives 11.27.14

    Happy Thanksgiving from the Winter Garden Heritage Foundation! Many people remember the Avalon Turkey Farm, once encompassing 100 acres (and 9,000 turkeys) along Avalon Road, south of Winter Garden.  This rustic building stood on the property.  John...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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    Reading Reindeer supports Migrant Early Ed with books

    Reading Reindeer, the literacy project of the West Orange Times, has been delivering new books to preschoolers in the Migrant Early Intervention Program of Orange County Public Schools since its inception in 1998.  Encouraging parents and children...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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