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  1. Tax revenue will be up about 5 percent next year, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Daily Commercial

    ... per shift, making it particularly difficult to respond adequately to emergencies in outlying areas such as Pine Lakes, Astor and Sorrento without jeopardizing the safety of firefighters and citizens, according to the local fire union. Commissioner ...

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  2. Lake County Parks and Trails Coordinator named top birderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Daily Commercial

    After a yearlong challenge that took Gallus Quigley from as far north as the Lake George boat ramp in Astor to as far south at the Hilochee Wildlife Management Area, the Parks & Trails Coordinator can now undisputedly claim his title as Lake County's top birder.

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  3. Cities wary of county plans for EMS in rural areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Daily Commercial

    ... ambulances countywide. In the next few months Lake EMS is scheduled to add ambulances in Grand Island, Clermont and Astor. There are 19 ambulance stations, of which 13 provide 24-hour coverage. Six of those ambulances provide coverage for 13 hours. ...

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  4. Bob McNally's outdoors outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... catches of "specks" via "spider rig" trolling in lakes Dexter and Woodruff, wide areas of the St. Johns River south of Astor. The river near the mouth of Lake Dexter also has been good, according to Green. "Skippers Mylar" and moon jigs tipped with ...

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  5. Commissioners argue about the state of fire serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | The Daily Commercial

    ... making it particularly difficult to respond adequately to emergencies in outlying areas such as Pine Lakes, Astor and Sorrento without jeopardizing the safety of firefighters and citizens, according to the local fire union. An agitated Commissioner ...

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  6. Commissioners argue about the state of fire serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | The Daily Commercial

    ... making it particularly difficult to respond adequately to emergencies in outlying areas such as Pine Lakes, Astor and Sorrento without jeopardizing the safety of firefighters and citizens, according to the local fire union. An agitated Commissioner ...

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  7. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... been good for crappies on Lake Crescent and nearby Lake Woodruff, a pair of wide lakes on the St. Johns River south of Astor. He's been getting plenty of crappies from Woodruff, with some fish over 2 pounds using 1/16-ounce dark jigs having ...

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  8. Disoriented hunter found in Ocala National ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | The Daily Commercial

    Lake County Fire-Rescue helped to recover an elderly hunter who became disoriented in the Ocala National Forest off of Alco Road in Astor on Wednesday.

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  9. Patricia Jo GildeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Altoona Mirror

    Surviving are the love of her life, her husband of 50 years, Harry F. Gildea; two daughters: Cheryl Sabo of Xenia, Ohio, and Jackie Gildea of Astor, Fla.; three granddaughters: Katherine and Karolyn Sabo and Kristen Reeves; a sister, Mary K. Blough; numerous nieces and nephews; and many close friends.

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  10. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Mandarin's Al Green reports good crappie trolling action on Lake Woodruff, a widening of the St. Johns River south of Astor. One day Green had three fish over two pounds, and kept 18 fish over 12 inches. Mylar jigs tipped with minnows are best. ...

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  11. Patient allegedly kicked firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | The Daily Commercial

    ... Volusia County paramedics were helping Lake County Fire Rescue examine Jennifer Lunn Bousquet on Holiday Road in Astor because she was having trouble breathing. They had determined she was OK but wanted to take her to the hospital when she ...

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  12. Children can have 'Cookies With Santa'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... and group projects will be set up, including Snap Circuits, Legos, Lego Mindstorms, paper plane design and more. The Astor County Library is having a one-on-one tournament with prizes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 19 at the library, 54905 Alco Road. ...

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  13. Restaurateur Vincent 'Vince' Morreale passesRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... built his own home in Lewiston, created numerous additions to his Center Street property, built his winter home in Astor, Florida, and also helped to build homes for all three of his children. After he "retired" in 1990, Morreale continued to enjoy ...

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  14. After more record highs, cooler temps and rain coming through the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... es is at 1:24 p.m. and again Friday at 2:02 a.m. A vehicle crash is blocking lanes on SR-40 and Riley Pridgeon Road in Astor this morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. No traffic problems reported in Flagler County as of 7 a.m.

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  15. Restaurateur Vincent 'Vince' Morreale passesRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... built his own home in Lewiston, created numerous additions to his Center Street property, built his winter home in Astor, Florida, and also helped to build homes for all three of his children. After he "retired" in 1990, Morreale continued to enjoy ...

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  16. FHP: Train clips truck on tracks in PiersonRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An Astor man escaped injuries when an Amtrak train clipped his vehicle as he tried to go around lowered gates on the tracks in Pierson Tuesday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The incident occurred at 6:55 a.m. on the tracks crossing State Road 40, said FHP's Sgt.

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  17. Astor motorist struck by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | The Daily Commercial

    An Astor man escaped uninjured after his vehicle was struck by an Amtrak train in Volusia County early Tuesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  18. Did you know?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | The Daily Commercial

    ... Eustis Railway Company was incorporated and chartered on Feb. 20, 1878 to build a line of 3-foot gauge railroad from Astor to Lake Eustis, about 25 miles. Gardenia, now Fruitland Park, was settled in 1879 by Maj. Orlando P. Rooks, a horticulturist ...

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  19. Manatees on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Daily Commercial

    ... or personal watercraft. These zones in Lake County include along the southwest shore of Lake George, north of Astor. Zones also exist along the St. Johns River dividing Lake and Volusia counties. November is Manatee Awareness Month. Although the sea ...

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  20. Motorist killed in Lake County crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | The Daily Commercial

    ... stop sign in Altoona, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Christine Edwards, 46, and Keegan Edwards, 15, both of Astor, suffered serious injuries and were taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center. The crash occurred on County Road 455A about 7:20 ...

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