A homecoming celebration in Orlando saluted the first crews to return after their critical deployment to the hardest hit areas of the storm. Clermont Fire Department’s Lt. Jeremiah Plasters was greeted with handshakes, hugs and a welcome poster after...
The keys on a manual typewriter were hard to press on and were connected to metal rods.  When you pressed the key the rod swung up and struck the page.  Between the rod and the page was an ink-soaked...
Submitted by Kevin Grogan On Saturday, October 14,  South Lake Multisport Events (SLME), a local 501(c)3, presented their donation of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) unit to the City of Clermont. Clermont Fire Marshal William Harrison and representatives of the...
Don’t miss the tenth annual Howl-O’Ween Pet Costume Contest and Parade on Sunday, October 28 during the Clermont Farmer’s Market. The event will benefit the life-saving efforts of The Animal League.  LNC Plumbing and All Care Animal Hospital are...
It Started with Steve and Linda Smith Steve Smith (Acknowledgement)   On a cool Sunday morning in January 2007 following church service in Clermont, Florida, my wife, Linda, and I met a man who would transform our lives forever. Linda and I...
Homelessness is on the rise across the United States and one of the primary causes of homelessness is lack of affordable housing. The scarcity of affordable housing is the primary factor causing and perpetuating homelessness in Florida. At least 30 percent...
Members of the American Legion Post 55, Clermont and Post 239, Groveland-Mascotte joined with Boy Scouts of America Troop 551, Clermont to address the growing problem of hunger in Central Florida. The latest Eagle Scout project of Troop 551, led...
Volunteering can boost your mood, make you feel part of a team and give you the satisfaction of making a difference. Most of the volunteers give their time to make a difference, not because it benefits them.  But, there are...
Beta Theta, a chapter of ESA, is a service organization that has been helping meet the needs of the South Lake Community since 1979. This year Mike Conley House Cornerstone Hospice was identified by Beta Theta for the importance...
Submitted by Kevin Grogan Police Officer Jack Kruse is a respected police officer often seen patrolling the Lake Minneola Trail near Waterfront Park and downtown Clermont. He is quick to help his fellow citizens when he is on or off...
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