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Frustrated Villagers want answers about COVID-19 testing site at the polo fields

Consternation boiled over this week as exasperated Villagers sought answers about the UF Health Coronavirus drive-through testing site at the polo fields.

Letters

Your dog is your responsibility

A Village of Bonnybrook resident urges her fellow Villagers to take responsibility for the dogs.

Amenity fees and the right thing to do

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Fernandina resident offers an idea about what should be done about the collection of amenity fees.

Around Florida

DeSantis vows fixes to online system overwhelmed by unemployment claims

Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced plans to rapidly repair the online system Floridians are using to file for unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 crisis.

Obituaries

Richard B. Dodge

As the City of St. Petersburg (FL) administrator, Rick Dodge led the efforts to attract the Salvador Dali Museum, a major league baseball park, and win an expansion franchise, the Tampa Bay Rays.

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

Wal-Mart limiting number of customers inside stores amid COVID-19 outbreak

A major chain store with locations in and around The Villages has made a sweeping change that will impact customers amid the Coronavirus outbreak.

Anne Caimano

Anne Caimano

Anne Caimano of Hamburg, New York, formerly of The Villages, Florida and Eden, New York, died Sunday February 23, 2020 after a long illness at the age of 78. She was predeceased by her husband James V. Caimano.

Anne was born May 12, 1941 in Buffalo, New York the daughter of Stanley and Cecilia (nee Krakowiak) Wesolowski, cherished sister of Mary J. Bernacki and sister of the late Michael Wesolowski.

She was a graduate of Villa Maria Academy, where she made several life-long “CLUB” girl friends that she remained close with and treasured for her lifetime.

Anne went on to later work as a secretary and office manager for Ogden Allied Services for the NFL Buffalo Bills during the 1990’s, during which time she developed her longtime love of sports. This led her to attend all four Buffalo Bills appearances during the legendary 4-Straight Bills Super Bowl Runs.

After retirement, Anne and her husband Jim moved from WNY to The Villages in Florida where they made another invaluable set of friends that Anne valued so deeply.

Anne is survived by her four children: James V. (Sonya) of Sudbury, MA, Michael D. (Maureen) of Clarence, NY, Janine M. (Nils Wikman) of Springville, NY, and Anthony J. of Hamburg, NY; her most loving sister Mary J. Bernacki of Buffalo, NY; her niece Jennifer Smith; nephews Jeffrey and Jonathan Bernacki; four grandchildren- Jonathan Caimano, William Bailey Caimano, Isabella Caimano, and James V. Caimano, Jr.

Flowers gratefully declined. Services will be held at a later date to be announced by the family.

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Richard B. Dodge

As the City of St. Petersburg (FL) administrator, Rick Dodge led the efforts to attract the Salvador Dali Museum, a major league baseball park, and win an expansion franchise, the Tampa Bay Rays.

Frustrated Villagers want answers about COVID-19 testing site at the polo fields

Consternation boiled over this week as exasperated Villagers sought answers about the UF Health Coronavirus drive-through testing site at the polo fields.

Fenney food truck to re-open weeks after numerous violations

A food truck is returning to serve residents of the Village of Fenney after an inspection last month turned up several health code violations.

No tee times after 4 p.m. at any golf course in The Villages

Starting Wednesday, April 8, all Championship and Executive Golf Courses will close at 4 p.m. following the last tee time.

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Fenney food truck to re-open weeks after numerous violations

A food truck is returning to serve residents of the Village of Fenney after an inspection last month turned up several health code violations.

No tee times after 4 p.m. at any golf course in The Villages

Starting Wednesday, April 8, all Championship and Executive Golf Courses will close at 4 p.m. following the last tee time.

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Opinions

Dr. Trump hawks outlandish ideas

Villager Miles Zaremski, writing in an Op-Ed, says Dr. Trump is hawking some outlandish ideas and what hangs in the balance is only our lives.

Crime

Wildwood police seeking help in locating stolen older-model Chevy pickup

Wildwood police officers are searching for a pickup truck that was stolen in the city recently.

Belleview man popped on multiple drug charges after ramming deputy’s patrol vehicle

A Belleview man was arrested Monday night after fleeing from Marion County sheriff’s deputies and then ramming into a patrol vehicle.