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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Village Edition

Extraordinary Carts

Extraordinary Carts

Replica street rods ‘wheelie’ carry Villagers in style.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Gary Grahn, Jr. burned rubber in several high-performance rides before moving to The Villages – Corvettes, a Chevelle with a 4-speed 396, and an El Camino – so it’s…
Book Club: This Tender Land

Book Club: This Tender Land

By William Kent Krueger. The life-changing odyssey of four children.= It is the summer of 1932 at the Lincoln Indian Training School in Minnesota, a boarding school housing Native American children forcibly taken from parents, stripped of their heritage, and…
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…
Meet a Villager: Don Whitfield

Meet a Villager: Don Whitfield

The guy who made more money than Oprah, Bill Gates, and Ross Perot.   Photo: Anthony Rao Vital Stats 79 years young. Married to wife Polly for 59 years and counting. 34 years working for the government. Moved to The Villages…
Social Club Spotlight: Cruisin’ companions

Social Club Spotlight: Cruisin’ companions

Villagers’ convertibles serve as catalysts for friends, fun, and travel. Photos: Nicole Hamel Members of The Villages Convertible Club believe in cruisin’ for the sheer fun of it. “Our motto is ‘topsdown,’ so we go topsdown and go cruising,” says…
Support troops

Support troops

Villagers for Veterans give all for all who served. All gave some, some gave all. Some are prisoners of war in damaged bodies and altered minds. Many of the imprisoned are MIA – missing in action. Off society’s radar. They…
Book Club: Crazy

Book Club: Crazy

A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness by Pete Earley. A timeless, hard-hitting case for reform! Although this book was published in 2007, it is as relevant today as when Pete Earley wrote it. An award-winning author and a journalist…
The best just got better

The best just got better

For TB Financial Group, adding more financial services makes perfect cents.  Congratulations. You have entered a brand-new stage of life called retirement. It’s a new chapter of your life … a new beginning. You dream about playing golf several times…
Social Club Spotlight: Stellar Inclination

Social Club Spotlight: Stellar Inclination

Club members’ knowledge is out of this world. Photos: Nicole Hamel Interest in space exploration is lifting off, and that has space enthusiasts floating on cloud nine. As well it should, says Mark Graybill, an aerospace engineer, amateur (but very…
Meet a Villager: Randy Atkins

Meet a Villager: Randy Atkins

Convertible enthusiast knows “You Only Live Once.”  Vital stats: Calls Maine “home.” Lives in the Village of Saint Charles.  Met girlfriend Andi of the Village of Bonita in 2019. Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant. How long were you in…
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