June 5, 2013
Former Lakewood Ranch resident and Realtor Randy Huartson died May 18, in his San Diego home, surrounded by family, after a battle with colorectal cancer.
April 21, 2013
Woodland The Community Church presented some picnic-style family fun at the Community Cookout Sunday, April 21, at Lakewood Ranch Park.
April 10, 2013
Faith United Church of Christ is selling a portion of its property to pay off its mortgage. A new pastor is helping to oversee the process.
March 23, 2013
Bayside Community Church held its annual Eggolution Easter Egg Hunt at Lakewood Ranch Park March 23. In addition to the massive hunt, over 2,000 attendees could play on inflatable games and slides, rock climb and visit with the Easter Bunny.
March 2, 2013
Families of Faith Preschool and Faith United Church of Christ gathered March 2, at the church for the preschool's annual Kid's Carnival fundraiser.
February 11, 2013
Nearly 400 ladies of the Saint Clare of Assisi Women's Guild at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church turned out Feb. 9 for the organization's sixth annual fashion show.
February 10, 2013
The St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church held its 29th annual Greek Glendi Feb. 7 though Feb. 10. This year’s edition featured Greek folk dancing, live music by ELLADA, a marketplace with jewelry and crafts, church tours and, of course, homemade Greek food.
January 26, 2013
Children at The Tabernacle Christian School frolicked in the winter season Jan. 25, as the school hosted its annual Winter Wonderland event
January 26, 2013
Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church is bringing the sights and sounds of the fair to the East County this weekend with its Parish Festival. Festivities run today until 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
January 23, 2013
The 10-year-old fifth-grader at Gene Witt Elementary, known for her wide smile, goofy antics and love for animals, touched everyone she encountered.
2 Healthy Skin Care and Wellness with Dr. Brenda Yanofsky
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2 Center For Sight at University Park Grand Opening & Trunk Show
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3 Bowl Painting Party
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
4 Ron Gordon's Humane Society Golf Tournament
Vitale accepts donation
Lakewood Ranch resident and ESPN Hall-of-Famer Dick Vitale on Sept. 9 received a $85,000 donation for the fight against cancer from Craig and JoEllen Mettille, of 380 Cos.
Prizes now offered for weather contest!
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Cardinal Mooney alumni plan reunion
Did you go to Cardinal Mooney in 1964? Your former classmates are calling for you!