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Daughter of longtime Villages surgeon and her kids tackle medical mask shortage

The daughter of a longtime Villages doctor who heroically treated victims in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing seven years ago is following in his footsteps to help others during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Letters

Changes to our golf courses are wrong

A Village of Piedmont resident, in a Letter to the Editor, offers a poetic take on the status of golf in The Villages.

Crowds gathering at Lake Sumter Landing

A Village of Country Club Hills resident is concerned about reports of Villagers gathering at the square, despite concerns about the Coronavirus.

Around Florida

Orlando man claiming to be kidnapped nabbed in Leesburg robberies

Five different law enforcement agencies worked together Sunday night to nab an Orlando man accused of robbing a fast-food restaurant and a drug store in Leesburg.

Obituaries

John “Jack” Parker

Jack Park was employed by General Electric for over 36 years as a credit manager. He retired in 1994 and promptly moved to the “good life” in The Villages.

Health

Singer-songwriter David Olney died onstage of heart attack

The death of singer-songwriter David Olney, who suffered a heart attack and died while performing onstage, reminds us of the value of knowing CPR. Dr. Gabe Mirkin offers his thoughts.

Business

City Fire launches small store to sell needed supplies during COVID-19 scare

The owners of City Fire restaurant have taken it upon themselves to help Villagers in need of supplies during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Lady Lake Driving Range

OBG Lions Club and The American Legion would like you to come out and celebrate the opening of The Lady Lake Driving Range on Rolling Acres Rd.,next to the Villages Woodshop on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This driving range is staffed entirely by volunteers of the OBG Lions Club and the American Legion. Every $5 bucket of balls you purchase goes to help many charities in the community. It is golf cart accessible and open to the general public. We will have free food, games and prizes.

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Daughter of longtime Villages surgeon and her kids tackle medical mask shortage

The daughter of a longtime Villages doctor who heroically treated victims in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing seven years ago is following in his footsteps to help others during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Long line at Publix in The Villages as older shoppers stock up on essentials

Villages-News.com's Ron Clark got up early to check the mood in a long line of senior citizen shoppers at Publix in The Villages.

Villages restauranteur quickly launches delivery app with social distancing in mind

FMK Restaurant Group recently launched an app that gives customers the ability to order meals and cocktails for home delivery from seven Villages restaurants.

Villager finds creative way to hone pickleball skills during COVID-19 outbreak

The Coronavirus has stopped many sports in The Villages but Stan Reich has found a way to play pickleball and keep social distance – all at the same time.

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Long line at Publix in The Villages as older shoppers stock up on essentials

Villages-News.com's Ron Clark got up early to check the mood in a long line of senior citizen shoppers at Publix in The Villages.

Villages restauranteur quickly launches delivery app with social distancing in mind

FMK Restaurant Group recently launched an app that gives customers the ability to order meals and cocktails for home delivery from seven Villages restaurants.

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Opinions

CARES act provides money for Americans

Congressman Daniel Webster breaks down the massive CARES act and what it means in dollar and cents to each and every American.

Crime

Lady Lake man jailed after allegedly threatening to slice woman ‘ear to ear’

A Lady Lake man was jailed after allegedly threatening to slice a woman from “ear to ear.”

Orlando man claiming to be kidnapped nabbed in Leesburg robberies

Five different law enforcement agencies worked together Sunday night to nab an Orlando man accused of robbing a fast-food restaurant and a drug store in Leesburg.