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Friday, December 3, 2021

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Ted Wright

Ted Wright

The president of The Villages Computer Club weighs in on technology in the community. Vital Stats: Born in Long Island, New York, and lives in the Village of Winifred Married to Bonnie, with two daughters Designed computers and software in…
A salute to military history

A salute to military history

Be prepared for your patriotic juices to flow when visiting the Eisenhower Recreation Center. They call it a recreation center. It could easily pass for a military museum. That’s because the array of interesting artifacts and photographs spanning World War…
Just relax, guys

Just relax, guys

Story: Chris Gerbasi Photos: Fred Lopez Enjoying a smooth cigar or a special drink easily can become a favorite pastime. For many men, life doesn’t get much better than when they grab their favorite beverage, sit back in a recliner,…
‘My Father’s Ashes’ by Bruce Jenvey

‘My Father’s Ashes’ by Bruce Jenvey

Story: Diane Dean A young man’s journey through his father’s life This novel by Bruce Jenvey felt like “old home week” for many in the Bookworm Book Club. The author, who was born and raised in Michigan and is a…
The Studio Theatre

The Studio Theatre

Story: Leigh Neely A small, intimate theater offers experimental plays and innovative acting. The Villages often has led the way with new and exciting ventures in this area, and one of the most popular of late is The Studio Theatre.…
Meet Villager Sharon Kenner

Meet Villager Sharon Kenner

Story: Theresa Campbell Travel agent gives inside scoop A Villages resident since 2013, Sharon Kenner travels for pleasure and through her business, ABC Cruises & Travel, so it’s not unusual for her to share travel tips to inquiring minds. “I…
Mark Newhouse

Mark Newhouse

Story: Leigh Neely He began writing plays to find new ways to help his sixth-grade students remember what they were learning. Now he’s an award-winning children’s books author.   Vital Stats Lives in the Village of Virginia Trace Moved to…
KC Theatrical Productions showcases talent

KC Theatrical Productions showcases talent

Story: Theresa Campbell Joan Knapton, the producer behind KC Theatrical Productions, loves to bring top Broadway shows to the local stage, and she’s now preparing for the October production of Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein” in The Villages. KC is an…
Sadie At Your Service

Sadie At Your Service

Villager Fred Martin travels through life with a constant companion, a beloved dog that turns heads and helps Fred keep his head together. Story: Chris Gerbasi // Photos: Fred Lopez A familiar sight to many Villagers is parked outside City Fire…

Circling the Sun

By Paula McLain. Life in Africa for a bold woman who thrives on adventure, passion, and scandal Story: Diane Dean One of the 17 books author Paul McLain researched in order to write her bestseller, “Circling the Sun” was “West…
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