Central Florida League Fall 2019 Highlights Week Six

Palm Ridge Dental took over first place by remaining perfect with a 14-12 win over Arden Jewelers.

The Dental team got three hits each from Paul DiJulio, Craig Dahlquist, George Loew, Bill Sass and Phil D’Adamo. Sass, D’Adamo and John Leone all had triples.
Arden had Doug St. Andrews, Don Evans, and sub Ken Atkinson stroke three hits. Adding a pair each were Alan Zahm, Mark Isom, Ray Bedford, Peter Daub, Don Melcher and Carlos Lopez.

Softball’s R Game scored in all but one inning and defeated Paul Davis Restorations, 15-7. Bob Holbert, Rick Duemler and pitcher Neil Marple each had three hits. Adding a pair apiece were John Kushner, Jim Lambert, Art Anton, Al Houle, Leroy Yoder, George Kennedy and sub Kevin Moore.

Paul Davis leadoff hitter Chris Iorio had a super day at the plate with two singles and two triples. Adding two hits each were Don Brozick, Ron Rowe, Steve DeLuca, Gary Luck and Jerry Woolsey.

Synergy Wealth fell from the ranks of the unbeaten as Sammy Joe’s won, 17-12. Sammy Joe’s Rick Fredieu and Rich Bergman smacked four hits each. Tony Whittaker had a two-run homer as one of his two hits. Also tallying two hits were Mike Raines, Ron Lipowski, Vic Nucatola and Jeff Bekasi.

Synergy got three hits from Jim Creed, Howard Charney, Scott King and Jim Gordon. Sub Gary Nicolay had a home run in the first inning. Michael Collins, Bud Ramsey, Mike Landry, Vin Stebbins and manager Vernon Brooks all had two hits in the loss.

Team Koller bested Babiarz Law by the score of 18-11. Bob Riley, Ed Flynn and Rocky Spottswood led Koller with three hits each. Chipping in a pair of hits were John Ambrose, Tom McGann, Al Maar, Paul Brocato, Bob LaFrance, and Mike Labetti.

Babairz got three hits from Scott Marshall and two each by Maury Fjestad, Pat Perkins, Jim Wiegand, Mark Goodwin, Dave Hafer and Tim Wilcox.

The Villages suing Lady Lake over rejection of apartments at Spanish Springs

The Villages is suing the Town of Lady Lake over the rejection of a plan for apartments at Spanish Springs Town Square.

Villager escapes prosecution in dispute over parking in villa community

A Villager will escape prosecution in a dispute over parking in his villa community.

Florida sees another COVID-19 spike as tri-county area tops 66,000 cases

Two more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as Florida saw another of day of significant increases in new cases of the virus and the tri-county area hit another milestone by surpassing 66,000 cumulative cases of the potentially deadly illness.

The Villages suing Lady Lake over rejection of apartments at Spanish Springs

The Villages is suing the Town of Lady Lake over the rejection of a plan for apartments at Spanish Springs Town Square.

Villager escapes prosecution in dispute over parking in villa community

A Villager will escape prosecution in a dispute over parking in his villa community.

Florida sees another COVID-19 spike as tri-county area tops 66,000 cases

Two more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as Florida saw another of day of significant increases in new cases of the virus and the tri-county area hit another milestone by surpassing 66,000 cumulative cases of the potentially deadly illness.

Villager who retired as aircraft engineer shares his pursuit of the American Dream

A Villager who retired after a 45-year career with Pratt & Whitney Aircraft wrote a memoir describing his life as part of the ‘American Dream Family’ after moving to Florida’s Friendliest Hometown. Villages-News.com’s John Prince has the story.

Sign up for Sumter Sheriff Bill Farmer’s charity golf tourney at Tierra Del Sol

Players wishing to participate in Sumter County Sheriff Bill Farmer’s upcoming annual charity golf tournament can sign up at the Tierra Del Sol Golf Course.

Residents of villa community petition for chance to dress up their driveways

Residents of a villa community in The Villages have petitioned for the chance to dress up their driveways.

There are legitimate questions to be asked about quality of infrastructure in The Villages

A Village of Gilchrist reader, in a Letter to Editor, points to the recent water main break at Colony Plaza as evidence that there are legitimate questions to be asked about the quality of infrastructure in The Villages.

Bad Parking is not the American way

A Village of Pine Hills resident objects to Villages-News.com’s Bad Parking feature and contends it is not the American way. Read his Letter to the Editor.

President Biden wants to nominate unabashed gun-grabber

Congressman Daniel Webster, in a Letter to the Editor, warns that President Biden wants to nominate an “unabashed gun-grabber” to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.