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Entertainment: Paul Barry Can’t Be Tamed

Entertainment: Paul Barry Can’t Be Tamed

Singer on acclaimed record keeps reinventing his rock ‘n’ roll self. Charlie Ryan rode to rock ‘n’ roll stardom in his Hot Rod Lincoln. Jackie Brenston motored there in a Rocket 88. The Beach Boys rolled in their Little Deuce…
Meet a Villager: B.J. Durkin

Meet a Villager: B.J. Durkin

“Down time” isn’t a concept she’s familiar with.  Vital Stats: Originally from Ohio. 77 years old. Lives in the Village of Palo Alto. A mixed family, BJ and her husband, Mike, have a total of 6 sons, 12 grandchildren and…
Villages church starts virtual COVID-19 support group

Villages church starts virtual COVID-19 support group

  Father John Kelly of St. George Episcopal Church in The Village and his wife, Tish, are COVID-19 survivors, and now the pair is starting a virtual support group for people who have lost loved ones from coronavirus or have…
That’s what friends are for

That’s what friends are for

Singles in The Villages find ways to connect during coronavirus pandemic. With a multitude of clubs throughout The Villages intended to either aid Cupid with his job or introduce future besties, opportunities for dating, fun and mingling are plentiful.  The…
Lots of choices for ‘activated’ Villages 

Lots of choices for ‘activated’ Villages 

Want to have some fun? Check out 20 ways to enjoy life in The Villages.  The promise of active, comfortable and fulfilling retirement helped The Villages become the ​fastest-growing city in the United States, and that promise is being kept. The…
Meet a Villager: Linda Lee Keenan

Meet a Villager: Linda Lee Keenan

Local author writes historical fiction set in WWII era Poland. Vital stats:  Author of “With Love From Poland” and “The Journal”. Resident of the Village of Fernandina. Originally from Buffalo, New York. Lives part time in Connecticut. Has two daughters.…
Local Talent: Sings like an angel

Local Talent: Sings like an angel

  Popular Villages performer Dawn DiNome eager to take the stage as Sandy in musical ‘Grease.’   Photo: Nicole Hamel No matter the venue, when Dawn DiNome sings, her goal is to provide a delightful experience.   “I always try to give my best,” says the soprano singer…
Book Club: ‘The Pioneers’

Book Club: ‘The Pioneers’

The heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal west. Story: Dorothy W. Von Brook  When I first heard the title “The Pioneers,” I thought of the westerns I have watched on TV, but this book is a…
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