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Health & Fitness

Only about half of U.S. adolescents are physically active five or more days of the week, and fewer than 1 in 3 eat fruits and vegetables daily, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health.


April 17, 2014 09:27 AM Ripley Jenkins, 85, passed from this life Sunday, April 13, 2014. Born in Fayetteville, Arkansas he was the son of the late Raymond L. and Leila (White) Jenkins. Charles was a foreign service officer for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He retired after 32 years of service. Charles was a World War II veteran serving in the U. S. Coast Guard.

April 16, 2014 10:06 AM

Alfred Joseph "Joe" Loda Jr. passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in The Villages, FL. Joe was born August 2, 1939 in Washington, DC to the late Anne and Alfred Loda of Bethesda, Maryland.

April 16, 2014 10:04 AM

John M. Riccio, Jr., of Lady Lake, Florida, joined Christ our Savior on Sunday, April 13, 2014. He was 86 years old. John was born on Staten Island, New York on May 16, 1927.

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Everybody's Coupon Book Radio Show for April 2014 with Marthann and Kim. Originally broadcast on Monday March 31st. Marthann and Kim highlight coupons in the book, talk about local businesses, have a trivia contest and gift certificate give aways to caller's into their lively radio show. The show broadcasts on 790 AM WLBE in Leesburg on Monday's from 1PM to 2PM.


The Lady lake Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Foot Solutions for hosting the March Business After Hours event. They are located at 980 Del Mar Drive in Spanish Springs, Lady Lake. They can be reached at 352-430-0535 and


This past week brought much needed rain to our area and as usual with too much of anything I got a little wet. As I watched the rain pour down I realized I was in need of sustenance to get me through this media hyped storm. So, I headed to my car which was tucked safely in the garage and headed out in search of a bite to eat.


Farmers Market in Lady Lake held every Tuesday from 9 AM to 1 PM.