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Library's Branches Spreading Eastward
For years, east Orange County residents have asked for a larger library and a more convenient location. Now, the Orange County Library System plans to deliver on both requests at two new libraries.Library officials have announced plans to open a...
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Herndon Branch, first year perspective
The Herndon Branch opened its doors to the public on November 23, 1998.  It is a leased facility in the Colonial Promenade shopping center on East Colonial Drive. Previous occupants in the building were Barnes and Noble book store and...
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Pine Hills Drive-In Theatre
Remembering the Pine Hills Drive-In Theatre on Colonial Drive, and the A&W Root Beer establishment across the street. As told by lifelong Orlando resident L. O'Connor, age 55Just west of Pine Hills Rd., on Colonial Dr., was the Pine Hills Drive-In...
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Ronnie's Restaurant
As remembered by L. O'Connor, age 55How enjoyable it was to visit this unique establishment near Colonial Plaza in the 60's and 70's.  The design and decor was a throwback to the 50's.  There was a restaurant on the left,...
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West Oaks Library - The Branch Before the Books
These are pictures of the shelves before the books were shelved, at West Oaks Branch Library. West Oaks branch opened on August 8, 2001 with a door count of 2,319.