The City of Clermont’s first Junior Park Rangers had over 40 kids exploring, learning and seeing what it takes to protect Clermont’s parks March 20 at Lake Hiawatha Preserve.
The Clermont Police Department is hosting its second Public Safety Youth Academy for resident students in grades 8 through 11.
Tickets are on sale now for the Moonlight Players’ April production of “Godspell” at the Clermont Performing Arts Center, 3700 S. U.S. Highway 27. This is the first time the Moonlight Players will perform at the CPAC.
April 9, the monthly farmer’s market will take place at Lake David Park, 450 S. Lake Avenue in Groveland. The event will feature live music, food trucks and various vendors.
The Florida Department of Transportation’s Alert Today Florida program recently honored the city of Clermont with a Community Champion Award for its significant contributions to bicyclist safety. Clermont was one of 23 communities awarded. the only city recognized in Lake County, it was one …
“Beautiful Lake County: Protecting and Enjoying Our Waterways” is the subject of a free, online panel discussion on April 11, at 7 p.m. Panel members include four Lake County environmental advocates – Peggy Cox, Susan Fetter, Maryann Krisovitch and Dr. Beverly Ward.
Roscoe is an 8-year-old chihuahua mix weighing approximately 7 pounds. This handsome boy came from a high-kill shelter, and the person who dropped him off said he was a stray. The staff knew he was their dog because he started crying and was trying to leave with them, so he felt betrayed and…
Cookie is a 1-year-old female hound blend weighing about 30 pounds that is currently under the care of the Animal League.
From Colt Creek State Park in Lakeland to Split Oak Forest Wildlife and Environmental Area, which straddles the Orange/Osceola county line, and beyond, organizations across the state are celebrating Florida’s gopher tortoises on their special day, April 10. Designated by the Gopher Tortoise …
Reading aloud to children is one of the joys of parenting. All children, whether they’re infants, toddlers or school-aged, can benefit from being read to, and parents whose youngsters have grown up often look back on story time as some of their favorite moments as moms and dads.
The Morgridge Family Foundation has again partnered with the Community Foundation of South Lake to provide an additional $70,000 in funding to nonprofit organizations addressing the growing needs as a result of COVID-19. Grant recipients are FAITH Neighborhood Center, LovExtension, The Cent…
Lake County has extended the deadline for county residents to apply for rental assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Residents must meet the following criteria: Primary residence must be in Lake County and applicants must be renters, rent must be past due, applicants mu…
Cinnamon is a 2-year-old bully mix weighing 37 pounds.
“This sweet Angel came to us very underweight and had various scrapes and skin blemishes,” the Animal League says. “She was sad and scared. With a lot of love and tender care, along with good nutrition and medical care, just look at our girl now!”
The Ray Goodgame Outstanding Student Leader Award, presented annually by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce, honors students in the South Lake area who, like Goodgame, serve as a champion for the community. The chamber recently presented the award to Aytana Cardona of Lake Minneola High School.
Tavares – Lake County is hosting a public hearing for the Hooks Street Alternative Corridor Evaluation (Study). The public hearing will be held as an agenda item as part of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners meeting scheduled on Tuesday, April 13, at the Lake County Administration…
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is accepting applications for its first summer camp program – OPO Summer Camp – taking place June 7–11 at The Plaza Live in Orlando.
Pastfinders of South Lake County Genealogical Society wants people to think about the value of citations in family tree research – and why they are so important.
Why do we prescribe burn forest and grassland? That is a simple question; however, prescribed fire is not a simple subject. The answers to the question, and the logic behind the answers can take years of practice and study to be fully understood.
Intuition may suggest all plants that provide habitats for wildlife and produce oxygen for the atmosphere are good no matter where they are planted. However, non-native plant species that are introduced into areas across North America can pose significant threats to an ecosystem.
People have been spending more time at home in 2020 than in years past, and certain projects around the house have become a priority. One home improvement idea that serves the double benefit of creating organization and making cooking at home more efficient is to reimagine the kitchen pantry.
A day spent working in the yard is an ideal way to pass the time on spring and summer afternoons. A pristine landscape can add value to a property and instill pride in homeowners who put a lot of thought and effort into their lawns and gardens.
March 20, the Clermont-Minneola Lions Club issued toys to the Groveland Police Department for when a police officer sees fit to give a child a toy, such as during domestic calls.
A ceremonial Yom HaShoah service will be held by Congregation Sinai in recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day to remember and honor all of those who perished. This memorial service will be open to the entire community.
South Lake Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for DNF Medical Centers, located at 703 E. Hwy 50 in Clermont in the Key Foods Plaza. DNF Medical Centers has highly certified, family-friendly doctors and providers who offer many different types of treatment options to promote…
With all the family plans for Easter, American Legion Post 239 will not be serving breakfast Sunday, April 4. The doors will be open for breakfast April 18, from 9–11 a.m., and you can order eggs, along with pancakes, sausage, potatoes, coffee, OJ and toast, all for a donation of $6.
Last Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced new eligibility guidelines for COVID-19 vaccinations in Florida. Beginning March 29, all individuals age 40 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning Monday, April 5, all individuals age 18 and older will be eligible to recei…
The Clermont Garden Club will host a Spring Garden Festival on May 1, and the club is seeking vendors and businesses representing specialty plant growers, plant nurseries, artisans and crafters of garden art, and garden and nature-related products and services.