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  • African-American Heritage Festival showcases cultural and educational events

    African-American Heritage Festival showcases cultural and educational events
    The African-American Heritage Festival will kick off with a free cultural event beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 with a performance by "American Idol" contestant David Oliver Willis in the Tavares High gym, 603 N. New Hampshire Ave. The Community Choir of...
  • American Ambulance to take over town's emergency service

    American Ambulance to take over town's emergency service
    The Griswold Board of Selectmen voted Dec. 15 to contract with American Ambulance Service Inc. of Norwich to provide the town's emergency medical response, ending its seven-decade arrangement with Griswold Ambulance. First Selectman Kevin Skulczyck said...
  • Get an education about life during the Civil War

    The annual Battle of Townsend's Plantation and Civil War Festival is this weekend at Renninger's Antique Center, 20651 U.S. Highway 441, Mount Dora. Folks can see how the young and old lived during the Civil War and the way meals were prepared and...
  • Clermont library offering free holiday programs of music, film

    Cooper Memorial Library will offer free holiday programs at the library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont. •The holiday music series will feature the Paul De Ritter Duo from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday performing seasonal music. DaVida, a Christian...
  • Petrak: Maybe time to give gaming a shot

    I took my chances, and checked out a different type of entertainment. You might say I was game for taking a little risk. Bad puns aside (should I not mention that I found a perfect slot to write about in this column?) I have recently noticed more local...
  • Wilmette Legion post's latest mission is to stay open

    Wilmette Legion post's latest mission is to stay open
    Peter Huerter American Legion Post 46 has just won a battle to stay open. Now its officers have to figure out how to win the war. For Commander Michael Jonscher, senior vice-commander John Fragassi, and others, that means keeping the doors open at 1925...
  • Earl W. Bohlman, railroad worker

    Earl W. Bohlman, railroad worker
    Earl W. Bohlman, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad superintendent who later founded an electrical contracting firm, died of multiple organ failure Jan. 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Severna Park resident was 88. Born in Baltimore, he was the son...
  • Snow emergencies, cancellations, closures

    Snow emergencies, cancellations, closures
    The following snow emergencies, cancellations and closures have been announced due to the storm expected Friday into Saturday. SNOW EMERGENCIES Allen Township Bangor - From 10 p.m. Friday until 3 p.m. Saturday. Bath - From 10 p.m. Friday until 5...
  • Blotter: Cub Scouts' dog sled taken in Hoffman Estates

    Blotter: Cub Scouts' dog sled taken in Hoffman Estates
    The following items were taken from Hoffman Estates police reports: Four women took a taxi from the 500 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in Prospect Heights to the 1100 block of Valley Lane and ran off without paying for the $50 fare. The incident took...
  • Fire damages Clermont's American Legion Post 55

    Fire damages Clermont's American Legion Post 55
    The Florida State Fire Marshal’s office is now investigating the cause of a fire that broke out on Sunday at the American Legion Post 55 building in Clermont. The Clermont Fire Department got a call at around 4 a.m. on Sunday that the building...
  • Voters opt for contract with American Ambulance

    An overwhelming voice vote at town meeting Jan. 20 gave the Griswold Board of Selectmen the power to enter into a contract with American Ambulance of Norwich as the town's provider of emergency medical service. The vote essentially sounded the death knell...