John and Jeanne Demetriadis.

On eve of opening of new location, Cody’s owner gives credit to wife

Saturday evening was an exciting time for John and Jeanne Demetriadis. The official ribbon cutting for their fifth Cody's Original Roadhouse restaurant in Florida -- located at the southernmost entrance to Brownwood Paddock Square -- is slated for Monday -- but the … Read more...

Sept. 22: The Villages New York Yankees Club monthly meeting

The Villages New York Yankees Club will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, September 22nd at 7 p.m., in the Allamanda Recreation Center. All Villagers are invited to attend and join the club. Visit our website for more information about the … Read more...

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A colorful predawn sunrise over a golf course in The Villages.

A colorful predawn sunrise over a golf course in The Villages. Photo courtesy of Ron Clark. … Read more...

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Where in The Villages is this executive golf hole located? Click here and comment to guess.

Where in The Villages is this executive golf hole located? Photo courtesy of Ron Clark. … Read more...

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Latest News

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Golf tourney raises nearly $35,000 to support Toys for Tots

Village of Glenbrook resident, Col. Fred Geier (USMC Ret.) gets really excited about a project he has been involved in for the past six years. Under his direction, The … Read More

Betty Campbell with one of the mats she created.

Santo Domingo resident honored for making mats for homeless vets

A movement is growing in The Villages to crochet together plastic shopping bags to create sleeping mats for homeless veterans living in the Ocala National … Read More

Villages Honor Flight volunteers Joe and Barbara Hambright cheer on the vets with granddaughters Hanalei and Havana.

Community’s support being sought for ‘flightless Honor Flight’

Villages Honor Flight organizers are hoping the public will turn out to support a "flightless Honor Flight" on Saturday, Sept. 27. The event will recreate the Honor … Read More

The third holf of the Lakes course.

Renovated Lakes at Hacienda Hills slated to re-open on Oct. 3

The Lakes at Hacienda Hills will re-open on Oct. 3. The course has been renovated over the summer. Residents can make a tee time through the automated phone system … Read More

Ron DeSantis

Freshman GOP Congressman to speak to Villages Tea Party Monday

The mid-term elections will be the topic when freshman Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis speaks to The Villages Tea Party at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Savannah … Read More

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Opinions

Dr. Gabe Mirkin

Grace Kelly, death of a princess

Grace Kelly was a famous Hollywood actress who became Princess Grace of Monaco and died at age 54 after driving a car off a hilly Monaco road. Her … Read more...

Barry Evans

The intrigue of words

Words intrigue me at times.  I like ones that are not normally used.  For example take the word “eleemosynary” which means charitable.   Now that I … Read more...

U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent

I cannot vote to train and equip ‘vetted’ Syrian rebels

As I am sure you saw this week, Congress voted to authorize the Department of Defense to train and equip “vetted” Syrian rebels. What many people may … Read more...

Obituaries in The Villages, FL

Gloria Howell

Gloria Paula Howell

Gloria Paula Howell age 75 passed away Friday, September 19, 2014 in Sumterville, Florida. She was born in Newark, New Jersey and moved to The Villages area in June of 2013 from Newtown, Pennsylvania. … Read more...

Alan E. Morrill

Alan E. Morrill

Alan E. Morrill, 89, of The Villages, Florida, died Sept. 19, 2014, with his family by his side. Alan was born to the late Gladys and Byron Morrill, Aug. 30, 1925, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and lived in … Read more...

Lou ‘Fox’ Abbagliato

Lou “Fox” Abbagliato, 78, of The Villages, passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014. He was born June 16, 1936 in the Bronx, New York, and later moved to Fairless Hills, PA, before retiring to The … Read more...

Louise Stewart

Louise Stewart, 86, of The Villages, FL, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. She was born in Marietta, Georgia on January 22, 1928, … Read more...

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Softball with Sal

JOIN THE VILLAGES-NEWS.COM SOFTBALL COMMUNITY

Hello Villages Softballer! Don't see a whole lot about your team in the Daily Sun?  Email your team/league highlights to gogomets@embarqmail.com … ...Read more...

Division Four Action: ROCKETS BLASTS BOBCATS 20-15

-Sal Riggio, Bobcat manager, reporting The Bobcats (4-1) had an opportunity to be the only undefeated team in D4 after five games, but the Rockets (4-1) exploded that celebration. Ed Humphries not … ...Read more...

Recreational League Standings

Players, managers, Board members:  villages-news.com will publish your highlights, announcement, etc.  Email to: gogomets@embarqmail.com -posted by Sal Riggio Division … ...Read more...