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Poinciana seasonal activities are in full bloom

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:17 pm

Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer Spring and all of the activities it brings is in full bloom in Poinciana. Enjoy these seasonal activities with your family. The Association of Poinciana Villages (APV) will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 19.  This event is for children ages 11 and younger and starts at 10 a.m. at Deerwood Park. (Laurel Avenue). For more information call 863-427-3417. Living Water Fellowship, 4101 Pleasant

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  • Deputies investigating Poinciana homocide

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred in Poinciana on Tuesday. At approximately 9:45 p.m., Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Normandy Drive in Poinciana after several residents reported hearing shots fired. Deputies canvassed the area, but were unable to locate any individuals involved. They did locate what appeared to be shell casings and other items in the driveway of 1135 Normandy Drive. The homeowners were not

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  • CareerSource Mobile Unit to visit Poinciana on a regular basis

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer CareerSource Central Florida (formally known as Workforce Central Florida) is partnering with PEDA (Poinciana Economic Development Alliance) and APV (Association of Poinciana Villages) to bring the CareerSource Mobile Unit to Poinciana on a regular basis. Every first and third Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the bus will be at the Poinciana Community Center, 395 Marigold Ave. The services offered include job leads, placement services,

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  • Poinciana High construction team looking to repeat

    Posted on March 27, 2014 at 8:20 am

    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer After winning last year’s SkillsUSA Teamworks state battle and qualifying for the national event in just its first year competing, Eagle Construction from Poinciana High School is on the path to repeating that success again this year. The school recently hosted a regional competition for Teamworks, an annual competition for SkillsUSA, a career-minded student organization serving more than 320,000 high school and college students enrolled

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  • Poinciana library offers ‘get schooled’ program

    Posted on March 27, 2014 at 8:20 am

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer Baseball Hall of Fame’s Yogi Berra is often quoted for his “Yogisma.” One such quote may be on the minds of many young adults: “If you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there.” Fortunately for the community, the Poinciana Branch Library can help. “Get schooled” is a program being offered on Wednesdays, April 2, 9, 16 and 23, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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  • Poinciana Area Council offering area students scholarships

    Posted on March 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer If you are a high school senior who resides in Poinciana, there’s a scholarship you may be eligible to apply for. The Poinciana Area Council (PAC) offers two  $1,000 scholarships to students who reside in Poinciana.  Even if you currently are out-of-zoned to attend another school, either in Osceola or Polk Counties, as long as you reside in Poinciana and meet other criteria (GPA and submit

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  • Want to star in a News-Gazette’s What’s Cookin’ video?

    Posted on March 17, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    Do you want to share your love of food? Then how about being featured in a News-Gazette video by trying a recipe from News-Gazette’s What’s Cookin’ page? Start by going to the What’s Cookin’ website at www.food.aroundosceola.com. Navigate the tool bar at top of the website to choose a recipe from either “Recipe Videos or “Text Recipes.” Select a recipe and then make it for yourself or your family. Enjoy

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