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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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Farm to Skin Plant-Based Makeup

Farm to Skin Plant-Based Makeup

Health diagnosis leads Eustis woman to start skincare brand with natural, homegrown ingredients. Photos: Anthony Rao Patricia Walker began paying closer attention to what she was putting into and onto her body after being diagnosed with thyroid disease in 2004.…
Local Talent: Coloring their world

Local Talent: Coloring their world

Clermont teacher creates personalized chalk drawings to make students feel special. Photos: Nicole Hamel In the early phases of distance learning from COVID-19, teacher Amy Nichols connected with her Pine Ridge Elementary kindergarten students in a fun, artistic way: she…
In the Kitchen: Cooking Classics

In the Kitchen: Cooking Classics

Legendary chef Josh Oakley gets rowdy in the kitchen, says you can too. Photos: Nicole Hamel Josh Oakley’s tenure as Lake County’s top chef was like a butane cooking torch caramelizing sugar atop crème brûlée – blue-flame hot, bubbling with…
Fork on the Road: A magical move

Fork on the Road: A magical move

Visit a real British pub without leaving Lake County.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Phil Barnard clearly remembers the final evening of a vacation he and his parents enjoyed 16 years ago. They were sitting outside on the patio of a restaurant…
Person of Interest: Keshia Rytter

Person of Interest: Keshia Rytter

School resource deputy with Lake County Sheriff’s Office has heart for kids. Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital stats:  Born in New York and moved to Groveland as a child. Resided in Leesburg for 14+ years before moving to Davenport last March. …
Spirits: A toast to creativity

Spirits: A toast to creativity

Chop House serves drinks with a shots of innovation. Photos: Nicole Hamel Everything can be improved by adding bacon.  Double cheeseburger? Add bacon. Scrambled eggs? Add pieces of bacon. A hurricane is about to ravage Florida? Add lots of bacon. …
Health Pros: Yalieski Garcia, MD

Health Pros: Yalieski Garcia, MD

Yalieski Garcia, MD Like many people today, Dr. Yalieski Garcia, a family practitioner at Aegis Medical Group’s Wildwood office, has been waiting with bated breath for the highly anticipated COVID-19 vaccine. And now that the first wave is being administered,…
Health Pros: Shayna Grunewald

Health Pros: Shayna Grunewald

Lake Centre Home Care Most patients, after a medical procedure, surgery, or new diagnosis, cannot wait to get home, but the most important thing is recovering and rehabilitating properly and as quickly as possible to get on with life as…
Final Thought: Kindly speaking

Final Thought: Kindly speaking

Don’t just think it, say it. Most days of the month, every month, have a national cause for celebration attached to them, and January is no exception.  Of the month’s 31 days, 18 of them, according to nationalday365.com, are reserved…
Health Pros: Dr. Martin Schnell

Health Pros: Dr. Martin Schnell

A local physician has revived an old tradition by visiting patients in their homes. Battling coronavirus often entails a long, difficult road to recovery.  Dr. Martin Schnell knows this from firsthand experience.  Last November, he was diagnosed with the virus…
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