| Dec 5, 2013
Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:14 AM
MidKnight Productions, the East Ridge High School television production academy in Clermont, recently was selected as one of Bright House Sports Network's varsity reporter schools.
The following students Dillon DePietro, David McLaughlin, Courtney O'...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:57 PM
All eastbound lanes have been shutdown on the Beachline Expressway in Orange county following a crash that injured several people.
At least six people were hurt in the crash near the Narcoossee Road exit on the highway, according to fire rescue.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Fifty years ago tomorrow, Orlando woke up to a fine fall day like the kind advertised in the tourist brochures in northern travel offices. Sapphire skies stretched over citrus groves, green scrub palmetto and countless pockets of blue lakes, where white...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:11 AM
The ASSE International Student Exchange Program, a nonprofit organization, is seeking volunteer area representatives to assist in administering its high-school student-exchange program. Representatives recruit and screen families interested in hosting...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:24 PM
I cycled the usual starting and finishing miles of the Horrible Hundred last weekend and was reminded yet again that Lake County has plenty of hills. For about 35 miles, I felt as if I was never on a flat road, except along Lake Minneola.
| Oct 6, 2013
Earlier this year chef-owner Steve Saelg permanently parked The Crooked Spoon, his popular food truck, to open a similarly named restaurant in Clermont.
The Crooked Spoon Gastropub is in a wonderfully transformed Friendly's restaurant fronting U.S....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:06 AM
The Crooked Spoon, 200 Citrus Tower Blvd. in Clermont, is hosting a private grand opening Tuesday, Sept. 10. As soon as ribbon cutting is out of the way, I’ll be in to sample executive chef/owner Steve Saelg’s menu. We reported earlier that...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:59 AM
The Crooked Spoon Gastropub is opening in Clermont at 200 Citrus Tower Blvd. If that name sounds familiar it's because the restaurant is spin off the food truck of the same name. Executive chef/owner Steve Saelg who is known for top-notch food is...
| Jun 19, 2013
Perhaps you have an idea that's been banging around in the ol' cranium for what Clermont ought to do to make itself attractive to visitors.
Tonight would be the time to fish it out of there and bring it to City Council members during a forum set for 6:...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Some of the first zip-line adventures for tourists were built in Costa Rica, where riders slipped quietly over a jungle canopy, peering into the rare environment below but leaving the area untouched.
That's worth Clermont elected officials keeping in...
| May 31, 2013
My, oh my what a wonderful day!
Plenty of sunshine heading my way
From Disney's "Song of the South"
Imagine this: Tourists strapped into harnesses at the top of Clermont's Citrus...