Today's News

  • On the road again, for about 10 feet

    At one time or another, I realize all of you probably moved. I doubt if there are too many of you who have spent a lifetime out here on the Corridor … for one thing, much of this Corridor wasn’t here when a lot of us were born.
    You all know what a pain moving can be. There’s figuring out what to take, what to sell, what to give away, what to keep and what to pack.

  • Upcoming events week of 10-14-2011

     Saturday, Oct. 15

    AAUW meeting scheduled

    Dr. Mary Palamar, a distinguished college professor and educator will be speaking on The Impact of Human Trafficking in Florida at the Oct. 15 AAUW meeting.  The meeting will take place in room 108 at the University Center, College of Central Florida and starts at 10 a.m. Coffee will be served starting at 9:30 a.m. Public is invited.

    Helping Hands apartments open

  • Marion County Sheriff's Reports for 10-14-2011

    Theft cases dominated the reports from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
    Eileen Marie Ferro, 28, of Northeast 49th Court, Silver Springs, was accused of retail petit theft after an incident at A-Z Liquor Store, 6160 S.W. State Road 200. According to the report, she left the store with a bottle of tequila hidden. A witness recorded her tag number.
    Gail T. Kurtz, 61, of Southwest 59th Street, was given a notice to appear for retail petit theft after she was allegedly observed taking jewelry items at Beall’s.

  • Farmer's Market hours change

    Enjoy the cool fall evenings at the Circle Square Commons Farmer’s Market on The Town Square every Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. beginning Nov. 3. Find fresh seasonal produce, flowers, plants, fresh baked goods, hand-made soaps, delicious pies and much more. Meet and shop the local crafters and artists displaying creative and unique pieces from charming denim purses and beautiful oil paintings to wood working creations and framed photography.

  • Another Honor Flight heads for D.C. Oct. 27

    The Veterans who “saved the world” during World War II are making the fourth Honor Flight from Ocala to Washington D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery.
    On Thursday, Oct. 27, the vets will leave Ocala International Airport on a chartered plane for a full day of remembrance and reflection. We need to salute these vets for their accomplishments and give them a rousing send off, so be at the airport at 7 a.m.

  • Spruce Creek North 10-07-2011

    Now I never complain (well almost never) about the hot summers, but I have to say these summers have pushed us all to the limit! Let’s hope Mother Nature is kind to us with the upcoming winter. It has been a strange weather season! All parts of the USA have suffered in one way or another.

    Spruce Creek North
    Clubs & Committees

  • OTOW Happenings 10-07-2011

    By Eloise Hollyfield

    A successful charity event and opportunities to participate in interesting activities mark this week’s OTOW Happenings.

    OTOW Lions Club
    The OTOW Lions Club Fall Fashion Show and Luncheon took place on Oct. 1, at the Health and Recreation Building. More than 200 people attended, and the proceeds will go to the Florida Center for the Blind, Florida Diabetes Camp, and Hospice of Marion County.

  • Pun Alley 10-07-2011

    Christopher Columbus may have been the greatest politician of all time. He left not knowing where he was going, and when he got there he did not know where he was.
    While there he decimated the well being of the majority of the population. He returned not knowing where he had been, and did it all on someone else’s money. Today’s politicians are trying to outdo him. Nevertheless, on Monday we celebrate Columbus Day.

  • Upcoming religion events week of 10-07-2011

    Food for Thought at Our Redeemer
    A "Food for Thought" luncheon will be hosted at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 by the Parish Nurses at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5200 S.W. State Road 200. The guest speaker will be John Podkomorski. A count is needed for the luncheon so please call 352-368-4028.

    Advent Sunday School Program

  • Oak Run news 10-07-2011