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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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Thomas Meglioranza Sings Century Old Tunes at Howey Mansion

Thomas Meglioranza Sings Century Old Tunes at Howey Mansion

Thomas Meglioranza, accompanied by pianist Reiko Uchida, will sing a collection of American folk tunes from the early 20th century during a 7 p.m. Nov. 10 concert at Howey Mansion in Howey-in-the-Hills, and Thomas has been described as “one of…
Person of Interest: That’s amore

Person of Interest: That’s amore

Business partners had no qualms opening Marco’s Pizza in Wildwood during the pandemic and they intend to open seven to 10 more stores. Photo: Nicole Hamel Many businesses, especially restaurants, have experienced challenges during the coronavirus pandemic, however two innovative,…
50 Years of Webster Westside Flea Market

50 Years of Webster Westside Flea Market

The Webster Westside Flea Market opened more than 50 years ago and is Florida’s oldest flea market. The market, which is open every Monday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (rain or shine), features antique items, rare collectibles, fresh produce,…
Quiz: What’s Your Halloween Style?

Quiz: What’s Your Halloween Style?

Ghouls, goblins and ghosts, oh my! With the spookiest day of the year just around the corner, perhaps it’s time to find out exactly how much Halloween spirit you have. Are you excited about giving out candy to pint-sized vampires…
Outstanding Student: Alexis DeLand

Outstanding Student: Alexis DeLand

Competitive baton twirler and volleyball player is driven, loyal, and aspires to become a pediatrician. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital stats: Freshman at Leesburg High School. Daughter of Derek and Maile DeLand of Lady Lake. Competitive baton twirler, a feature twirler,…
Get into the Spirit of Halloween

Get into the Spirit of Halloween

    Dressing up for Halloween isn’t just for kids. Adults have been placing online orders with Spirit Halloween since summer, and a customer service representative for the company says Beetlejuice and Michael Myers, the fictional character from the Halloween…
Barrel of Books and Games Bookstore Celebrates 10 Years

Barrel of Books and Games Bookstore Celebrates 10 Years

The Barrel of Books and Games, owned by longtime Mount Dora resident Crissy Stile, celebrated 10 years in town on September 1. “On the bookstore’s Facebook page on its anniversary, Crissy wrote: “Ten years ago today we opened the door…
New Edge Coffee Shop Opens in Mount Dora

New Edge Coffee Shop Opens in Mount Dora

  Mount Dora’s Hannah and William Parke are excited about bringing coffee roasted in Ireland to the United States, starting right in their own community. On August 21, the pair opened the doors to Edge Coffee, located at 112 W.…
New Halloween T-Shirt Design for Donors at OneBlood

New Halloween T-Shirt Design for Donors at OneBlood

OneBlood Blood Center often gives creative, unique design T-shirts to blood donors, but the most sought-after one is at Halloween time. OneBlood recently conducted an online poll where people could vote for their favorite Halloween design and the winner for…
Person of Interest: Cheryl Cole

Person of Interest: Cheryl Cole

Sumter’s own fairy godmother makes special occasions magical for local women and teens in need. Vital Stats Family includes three kids, six grandkids, and five great grands. Enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, the beach, shopping, and watching…
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