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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…
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…
Hard-fought Struggle

Hard-fought Struggle

Sisters of Suffrage (SOS) coalition celebrates 100 years of women winning the right to vote.   Photos: Nicole Hamel Illustrations: Megan Mericle Villager Jill Moss Greenberg, the leader of Sisters of Suffrage (SOS) coalition, marvels that the deciding vote to…
Book Club: Sisters in Law

Book Club: Sisters in Law

How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World. Story: Kathy Porter After COVID-19 forced us into hiatus, the Bookworm Book Club has resumed in-person meetings using an outside venue. One book…
Social Club Spotlight: On the hunt

Social Club Spotlight: On the hunt

Members of The Villages Metal Detecting Club find pleasure in searching for treasure. Photos: Nicole Hamel “One man’s loss is another man’s gain,” is a well-known saying that members of The Villages Metal Detecting Club may take more seriously than…
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