Oviedo

Oviedo to hold Memorial Day Services
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Henry Frederick Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:14
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OVIEDO, Fla. -- Oviedo’s Memorial Day Ceremony will be held 9 a.m. Monday, at the Veterans Tribute at Oviedo on the Park.

Lake Mary HS student & relief aid volunteer Christina Cardona: No quick fix for Puerto Rico

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LAKE MARY, Fla. -- The Seminole County School district has seen a dramatic spike in student enrollment in the past couple of weeks.

Dramatic enough to fill the equivalent of three classrooms, district officials say. The sudden influx comes from families leaving Puerto Rico, many of them to Central Florida since the massive devastation from Hurricane Maria.   

Seminole County School Board Chairwoman Amy Lockhart: 'We're going to do all we can for Puerto Ricans who need to relocate here'

SANFORD, Fla. -- School Board Chairwoman Amy Lockhart is all too aware of the suffering of Puerto Ricans with the utter devastation inflicted on the island a week ago by Maria, which made landfall on the commonwealth as a category 4 hurricane.

Oviedo Farmer's Market on Aug. 5
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Henry Frederick Mon, 07/31/2017 - 07:17
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OVIEDO, Fla. -- The next Farmer’s Market is Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Lawton House grounds, 200 W. Broadway St.

Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma standing tall with diverse recruitment class of deputies to build agency's future with Henry Frederick Sat, 01/28/2017 - 22:25
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Photos and video for Headline Surfer / Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma, who took office on Jan. 1 is shown in the image above with 34 new recruits. In the video, Lemma administers the oath of office to his sworn personnel with his voice dubbed over a series of rotaring still images for a cool visual effect that really hits home with the mission of the agency, which is to serve and protect.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
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Governor appoints Oviedo resident and A. Duda & Sons VP to seat on Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
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Henry Frederick Tue, 06/24/2014 - 00:54
OVIEDO, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott on Monday appointed Oviedo resident Richard Hanas to a vacant seat on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

 

68. Oviedo Mayor Dominic Persampiere goes unchallenged
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Henry Frederick Tue, 02/18/2014 - 08:38
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Top 100 Stories of 2013 Daytona Beach-Orlando Metro Area / Headline Surfer®

Oviedo Mayor Dominic Persampiere wins re-election w/o opposition / Headline SurferOviedo Councilman Steve Henken has no opposition / Headline SurferPhotos for Headline Surfer / Familiar faces are staying on the Oviedo City Council with qualifying over and no challengers for Mayor Dominic Persampiere and Councilman Steve Henken, shown here from left to right, respectively.

OVIEDO -- Mayor Dominic Persampiere and Council member Steve Henken were returned to their respective seats in this Seminole County city because they had no opponents when qualifying ended in September.

The return to office of the two Oviedo officials without opposition comes in at No. 68 in the Headline Surfer® countdown of the top 100 stories of 2013. 

School of Rock in Oviedo enjoyable experience for Edgewater teen
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Jeanette DiCara Mon, 09/30/2013 - 01:30

OVIEDO -- How cool would it be to have your music student desire to practice an instrument during the week between lessons? About as awesome as it is for him or her to perform rock songs on stage.

The School of Rock in Oviedo has inspired young people, ages 8 to 18, for the past two years at the same location, 5420 Deep Lake Road, just off 426, Aloma Road, in Seminole County. If you live in Edgewater like we do, it's not that far away.

Oviedo Mayor Dominic Persampiere goes unchallenged as face of city; Councilman Steve Henken returned, too
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Henry Frederick Sat, 08/31/2013 - 22:19
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Oviedo Mayor Dominic Persampiere wins re-election w/o opposition / Headline SurferOviedo Councilman Steve Henken has no opposition / Headline SurferPhotos for Headline Surfer / Familiar faces are staying on the Oviedo City Council with qualifying over and no challengers for Mayor Dominic Persampiere and Councilman Steve Henken, shown here from left to right, respectively.

OVIEDO -- Mayor Dominic Persampiere and Council member Steve Henken have been returned to their respective seats in this Seminole County city because they had no opponents when qualifying ended.

Though he had no opposition, Persampiere told reporters after Friday's qualifying ended, he's "humbled" nonetheless to be allowed to continue serving Oviedo.