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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

In The Villages

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…
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…
Meet a Villager: A hero’s tale

Meet a Villager: A hero’s tale

Villager wrote tribute to a philanthropist and avid supporter of veterans. Photo: Nicole Hamel The spunky woman stands 4-foot tall and uses two crutches for mobility. Somehow, her indomitable spirit outshines her disability. She radiates positivity. Her smile lights up…
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…
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…
In the Villages: Got vaccinated?…

In the Villages: Got vaccinated?…

Time to climb out from under the blanket and crawl out of the bunker – with caution. Story: Joe Angione A sizable number of Villagers have received COVID-19 vaccinations. And since there are few, if any, complaints about the safety…
In the Villages: Going under?

In the Villages: Going under?

Will this pandemic sink the ocean liners we know and love? Story: Joe Angione February is usually the month when the cruise business gets under full sail, with dozens of ocean liners carrying millions of passengers to exciting ports around…
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