The Wm. H. Suggs Memorial Post 5277 chapter of the VFW has set up a table honoring the 13 military men and women who perished in the Sept. 2 terrorist attack by an ISIS-K suicide bomber at the Hamed Karzi Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The River Clermont Church of Clermont is teaming up with Prophet Charlie Shamp and his team, bringing Awake America, a three day mass crusade, to Waterfront Park in Downtown Clermont from 6-9 p.m., Sept. 23-25.

6 a.m.: Mohamed Atta and Abdulaziz al-Omari travel on Colgan Air Flight 5930 from Portland International Jetport in Portland, Maine, to Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts.[3]

Peggy Crouch, who lives on a little lake in the Eustis area, sent in this photo of her “neighbors,”a couple fun photos of her neighbors – a pair of black-bellied whistling ducks with their young. 

This past Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, author Gary Corsair shared his insights into two topics of local history, the infamous Groveland Four saga and the Wildwood High School Wildcats’ 1964 Florida State Football Championship win. Both presentations were through the Sumter County Library System.

EUSTIS — A regular Meeting of Lake Technical College’s Board of Directors be held starting 4:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13 in the Board Room, Building A, of Lake Technical College, 2001 Kurt St.

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 In 2001 I was an Airport Systems Analyst for US Air-ways Airlines in Pittsburgh. My assigned area was Airport operations, where I wrote procedures, and processes for the airports, as well as developing and testing requirements for enhancements of the computer applications used to manage pas…

On 9-11 I could not leave my house, although I was up early. My husband, Carmine and I lived in Woodbury, Long Island, NY. That fateful morning I missed my usual Long Island Railroad train and Carmine drove me to the Hicksville station.

In 2001, Perry Sangastiano was working for a spinal bracing manufacturer located in Eatontown, New Jersey, and he was set to meet with 20 surgeons in San Francisco that September. 

All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections, Tax Collector and the Lake County Extension Center will be closed Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of Labor Day.

At approximately 5 p.m., Aug. 10, a Clermont Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a driver who had failed to stop at a stop sign. 

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