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Saturday, June 12, 2021

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Book Club: Normal People

Book Club: Normal People

By Sally Rooney. A story of friendship, love, and happy-ish endings. Set in County Sligo and Dublin, Ireland, Sally Rooney tells the story of Marianne, a high school outcast from a rich family, and Connell, a popular athlete whose mother…
Meet a Villager: Yvonne Combs

Meet a Villager: Yvonne Combs

Villager strives to encourage others, fulfills childhood dream to become an author.   Photo: Nicole Hamel Yvonne Combs looks forward to becoming involved in Villages activities and meeting more people who call The Villages home.  “I’ve met the kindest people…
Social Club Spotlight: Keeping romance alive

Social Club Spotlight: Keeping romance alive

Couple strives to make every day a second honeymoon for themselves and others. Photo: Anthony Rao After five years of riding the shock of his wife leaving him, Mitchell Sheinbaum forced himself to attend a friend’s party, only to walk…
The Villages Grown

The Villages Grown

Support your community, buy local, and enjoy the freshest veggies available, grown in your neighborhood.  Photos: Nicole Hamel The Villages management team’s long-time desire to create a local food system to help residents achieve healthy, full, and long lives has…
Investing in Life Together

Investing in Life Together

A wealth of knowledge for clients who are handled with compassion and care. Paid Promotional Feature Though The Villages has continued to grow and Fross & Fross has grown with it, you’ll find they still offer the same compassionate and…
Meet a Villager: John ‘Jack’ Roberts

Meet a Villager: John ‘Jack’ Roberts

Retired principal enjoys playing Broadway show tunes on grand piano at Villages hospital.  Photo: Nicole Hamel Vital Stats Resides in Village of Hacienda South, moved to Villages in 2016.  Owns a second home in Olmsted Falls, Ohio. Born in Philadelphia…
Social Club Spotlight: Georgia Club Just Peachy

Social Club Spotlight: Georgia Club Just Peachy

Seven months of idleness ends with burst of activity. Photos: Nicole Hamel The states clubs of The Villages are anything but united when it comes to dealing with coronavirus.  Many clubs, like the Central States Club, remain crippled by the…
Book Club: The Great Alone

Book Club: The Great Alone

Alaska is a main character in Kristin Hannah’s fictional historical novel. Story: Dorothy Von Brook, Calumet Grove, The Villages Alaska is the backdrop of Kristin Hannah’s historical fiction novel “The Great Alone,” a multi-layered love story – whether toxic or…
In the Villages: ’Tis the ‘slow food’ season

In the Villages: ’Tis the ‘slow food’ season

Villagers proclaim Christmas as ‘time-out’ from fast foods. Story: Joe Angione Most of the year, Villagers eat their share of fast foods—burgers, pizza, fried chicken, Chinese take-out, tacos, heroes, subs—anything they can pick up that is ready to go and…
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