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Paula F. Howard

Paula F. Howard, RN, finds life a never-ending smorgasbord of people, places, and things of interest. A returned Peace Corps Volunteer, she has enjoyed a 35-plus year career in business and communications, being recognized for her writing by several national organizations. She then became a registered nurse for another decade, continuing to enjoy serving people, in places, doing things.
Minneola Charter School breaks ground for 15-classroom addition

Minneola Charter School breaks ground for 15-classroom addition

Minneola Charter School broke ground this week for the long-awaited 7thand 8thgrade building. Attending the outdoor ceremony were some 160 sixth-graders, teachers, school board members, administrators, officials, and guests, including John Schmid of Schmid Construction; Lucy Hage, president of the…
Local, original, and not for the timid

Local, original, and not for the timid

Dylan Mathews & The Flips are making some noise.   Talented, natural, and unpretentious, Dylan Mathews & The Flips maintain integrity with original music they self-label “mutt rock.” They play hard rock and metal with classic underpinnings from the 1970s.…
VHS football team learns from first playoff game

VHS football team learns from first playoff game

  The Villages High School football team ended its season with a nearly perfect record on Nov. 23 when they bowed to Dunnellon in their first loss this year. It was the second game of the post-season in the Region…
VITAS of Lake-Sumter awards $50,000 grant to heart association

VITAS of Lake-Sumter awards $50,000 grant to heart association

Sudden weight gain or swelling, irregular heart beat or crushing chest pain are all symptoms that could suggest heart failure. Knowing more about self-care will be addressed in the community as VITAS Healthcare of Lake and Sumter counties recently presented…
Florida Hospital Waterman awarded ‘A’ safety rating

Florida Hospital Waterman awarded ‘A’ safety rating

Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, along with four other sister hospitals in the Adventist Health System, has earned an “A” ranking in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade, according to officials. The Leapfrog Group assigns safety ratings in…
LSSC volleyball team to compete in national championship

LSSC volleyball team to compete in national championship

  The Lady Lakehawks have just made history becoming Regional 8 Champions. Now the Lake- Sumter State College women’s volleyball team heads to the National Championship in Charleston, West Virginia. The women’s team defeated top-seeded Pasco-Hernando State college to win…
Clermont police officer recognized nationally

Clermont police officer recognized nationally

  One person can make a difference in the lives of many. David Colon, police officer with Clermont Police Department, is being honored for spearheading the turnaround of one of the area’s most crime ridden communities–Oakhurst–with efforts directly influencing a…
Dance Under the Stars benefit slated Saturday

Dance Under the Stars benefit slated Saturday

Don’t miss the 2018 Dancing Under the Stars Dinner to benefit New Beginnings of Clermont on Nov. 10 at the Clermont Performing Arts Center. The public can vote for the People’s Choice Dancer from among six community leaders. But you…
Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall comes to Lady Lake

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall comes to Lady Lake

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will be on display Nov. 2-4 at the Lady Lake Soccer field near the intersection of Rolling Acres Road and Highway 466. Viewing will be 24-hours daily. The 3/5-scale model traveling model is 6 feet…
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