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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

In The Villages

In the Villages: Strive for a happy, healthy New Year

In the Villages: Strive for a happy, healthy New Year

Villagers, make 2022 your best year yet. Remember the 1980s hit song “I’m so Excited” by The Pointer Sisters? With 2022 here, I’m very excited and I just can’t hide it! Actually, I have this joyful feeling with the arrival…
In the Villages: Sweeten your Florida experience

In the Villages: Sweeten your Florida experience

Raise your glass and enjoy one of the state’s hidden gems. OK, all you newbies to The Villages. We know you’re looking for fun activities not too far away from your new home.  If you’re an oenophile (wine lover), then…
In the Villages: Don’t be a turkey

In the Villages: Don’t be a turkey

Let your wife revel in some Thanksgiving fun. OK, men of The Villages. We know you have hearty appetites, as evidenced by the crowds that accumulate at local restaurants.  You’re rejoicing in the fact that Thanksgiving is only a few…
Mister, tear down that wall

Mister, tear down that wall

Men need to effectively communicate when stressful situations arise. For most of your adulthood, life has been one smooth ride. You were gainfully employed and now you’re happily retired in The Villages, better known to some as the “Disney World…
In the Villages: On your mark, get set… STOP!

In the Villages: On your mark, get set… STOP!

Expansion set to double Villages size by 2040, so will roads become one big traffic jam? Story: Joe Angione When I moved to the Villages in 1997, there were 12,000 homes spread compactly on both sides of Route 27/441. Most…
In the Villages: Hey pal, I know a guy …

In the Villages: Hey pal, I know a guy …

Would it be great to have a service registry? Story: Joe Angione As I was leaving a Publix parking lot, a van stopped in front of me and the driver yelled, “Hey, I can fix your front fender right now…
In The Villages: The enigma in your medicine cabinet

In The Villages: The enigma in your medicine cabinet

There’s a lot that goes unnoticed on the label of your multivitamins… Story: Joe Angione The manufacturer of your multivitamins wants you to believe it is providing every vitamin you need to keep you in the best of health. But…
Guys: Beware of shrinkage down below…

Guys: Beware of shrinkage down below…

Chemical in face masks can make you less of the man you used to be. Story: Joe Angione  A report posted on the Internet at first sounded like an “April fools” joke, but word from the Mount Sinai (Hospital) Health System…
Make way for Village shoppers…

Make way for Village shoppers…

They follow the beat of a different drummer. Story: Joe Angione There’s no right or wrong way to shop retail stores, but Villagers follow the beat of a different drummer.  As a former New Yorker, I’m used to shopping for…
In the Villages: We’re number 1…

In the Villages: We’re number 1…

The Villages is miles ahead of any retirement community anywhere. Story: Joe Angione I just watched a YouTube video on the 10 bests places to retire in Florida. The Villages ranked 4th. But the three that beat The Villages – Spring…
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