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Commissioner's Corner: Joining the force

This month, I would like to tell you about the good work our law enforcement has done and share ways you can get involved to help reduce crime in your community.

Volunteers provide support for their respective departments and perform tasks such as fingerprinting, data entry, clerical work, and working at department reception desks.

Winter Park City Talk

Community workshops to discuss the library

A series of community workshops, will be presented by ACi Architects, on behalf of the city of Winter Park and the Winter Park Public Library.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

There’s one week left to experience the best tap-dancing-theater in Florida – the Winter Park Playhouse – present “Dames At Sea."

There’s one week left to experience the best tap-dancing-theater in Florida – the Winter Park Playhouse – presenting “Dames At Sea” in a production that perfectly recalls the Busby Berkeley and Ruby Keeler movies of the ’30s.

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Winter Park board approves assisted living facility

More seniors moving in?

An assisted living facility project planned in Winter Park might be the latest addition to the six-way intersection of Orange Avenue, Denning Drive and Minnesota Avenue.

Louis Roney: Beginning

A day is an empty package for each of us to fill as he or she sees fit.

We learn much from the days of our lives, and can visualize ourselves as living calendars.


The Sip Baldwin Park

The Sip will feature a fun and casual stroll of bars and restaurants in Baldwin Park, featuring samples at each location.

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Winter Park Playhouse works to fund permanent home

Funding the theater

The Winter Park Playhouse is facing budget battles as it works to make its home permanent before curtain call.

Maitland City Talk

Changes in transportation

Last week, FDOT advised that they are planning to close a section of Pembrook Drive at the intersection with Keller Road on Aug. 31.

Chris Jepson: Tinder moments ain’t necessarily tender moments

The history of our species suggests coupling (sex) is the driving force of our all-too-brief lives.

Sex in and of itself is delightful. But one-offs as I would characterize these Tinder moments leave much to the imagination.

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Winter Park Wildcats football team roars back onto the field

Football season is back

Will the Winter Park Wildcats be able to recover from last year’s 5-6 record and last place finish in the district?

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Tips to increase your water conservation

Water conservation tips

While we are not in drought condition here, water restrictions are in force in Central Florida, which I believe should become permanent based on recent projections of water needs in our community.

A guide to the different stages of cancer

Friends and family with cancer diagnoses enter a world with its own language and time zones.

Most cancers do not have symptoms in the early, treatable stages; screening tests are the best way to find them.

Maitland's FlexBus project permanently stalls

Cities hit the brakes

Economic flat tires and repeated legislative stalls may have finally sent FlexBus to the junkyard.

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Deaf teacher spurs quiet revolution in Winter Park classroom

Teaching without words

In her first year of teaching at Winter Park High School, Ashley Loomis reinvigorated the school without speaking a single word in the classroom.

Community Bulletin

Food pantries seek donations

Make a difference by donating to a food pantry near you during September, also known as Hunger Action Month!

Ask a Trainer: Keeping cramps away

I have helped a number of women (and men) rid themselves of constant cramping by narrowing down the possible causes and taking simple action.

Here is a step-by-step breakdown of potential causes and solutions that I suggest you try in order to nip those cramps in the bud and make your body a happier place.

Winter Park City Talk

Get in the vision

The Vision Winter Park team invites the community to hear internationally known speaker and author Peter Kageyama, on Thursday, Aug. 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at The Alfond Inn.

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Winter Park Police Department marks turnover in force

Shifting deputies

The Winter Park Police Department has promoted its third deputy chief in six months, part of a wave of high-ranking officers who have recently departed or announced their imminent retirement.

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Christina Rordam: What is a “Great Deal” in today’s market?

If it’s a hot area with a history of popularity, or a suburb with great schools chances of medaling in the Great Deal Olympics are strong.

Whether the home is move-in ready, clean and remodeled or a fixer-upper with long-term potential via repair or renovation, homes are selling in Orlando and Central Florida and at a healthy clip.

Louis Roney: Age

If you have decided — along with me — to grow old, arm yourself with humor.

I think of my own life as a nice, comfortable car that I have driven for a long time.

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