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Meet a Villager: Linda Lee Keenan

Meet a Villager: Linda Lee Keenan

Local author writes historical fiction set in WWII era Poland. Vital stats:  Author of “With Love From Poland” and “The Journal”. Resident of the Village of Fernandina. Originally from Buffalo, New York. Lives part time in Connecticut. Has two daughters.…
In the Kitchen: Mostly surf, a little turf

In the Kitchen: Mostly surf, a little turf

With fish and shellfish galore, seafood lovers won’t lack choices at Cedar River Seafood. Photos: Nicole Hamel For Cody Yon, Cedar River Seafood was his first experience cooking for more than just his family. The now 23-year-old started at Cedar…
Outstanding Student: Christian Ardizone

Outstanding Student: Christian Ardizone

East Ridge High School graduate plans on attending law school. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats: Born in Orlando. Lives in Montverde Parents are Jennifer and John Ardizone. Ray Goodgame Outstanding Student Award winner. What are your college plans? I’m going…
Person of Interest: Terri Kracht

Person of Interest: Terri Kracht

Animal-lover is dedicated to serving her community Photos: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats: Originally from Orlando. Has lived in Clermont since 1988. December 2019 recipient of the Ann Dupee Gem of the Hills Award. What are you passionate about?  I’m just…
Spirits: Sweet Spot

Spirits: Sweet Spot

Fruity flights and Milkshake IPAs make Suncreek Brewery a nice night out for beer and dessert-lovers alike. Photos: Nicole Hamel Bill Downs first started buying simple craft beer kits in college, and about five years later began using all types…
Something to talk about

Something to talk about

  Lake County women find their voices at TEDxEustis presentations.  Photos: Nicole Hamel and Douglas Tyler Lake County is blessed to be home to many inspirational and creative residents, and the internationally known TED program has provided an opportunity for…
Final Thought: Staying inside opens doors

Final Thought: Staying inside opens doors

With quarantine comes new possibilities. While considering this month’s column, I really didn’t want to write about anything related to the coronavirus or quarantine—but that’s all that was on my mind. Every time I turned on the TV, the screen…
Fork on the road: Sauce up your taste buds

Fork on the road: Sauce up your taste buds

Homemade sauces and gluten-free choices make the Salted Fry the perfect grab-and-go option. Photos: Nicole Hamel As a longtime visitor of Mount Dora from Pennsylvania, Dale Duffy had a thought about what the area needed, particularly during events and shopping.…
Outstanding Student: Timothy Rodriquez

Outstanding Student: Timothy Rodriquez

Leesburg High drum major led Macy’s Parade marching band.  Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats:  2020 graduate of Leesburg High School. Holds all three weightlifting records for his weight class at Leesburg High. How did you find out you’d be leading…
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