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UCF police chief explains gun incident

'Accidental' gunfire

The only shot fired during a reported gun incident at the University of Central Florida turned out to be from an officer's gun, by accident.

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Reported gunwoman at UCF campus

Police can't find

Police were tipped off to a social media post that a possible female shooter was inside the UCF Library Tuesday.

Maitland takes final step to fire city manager

Jim Williams is out

The Maitland City Council took its final step to fire City Manager Jim Williams on Monday. The Council voted unanimously to terminate Williams’ employment at its April 25 meeting.

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Winter Park Country Club staff driven out

Driven out as construction starts

The restoration process of Winter Park’s cherished 100-year-old golf course is ahead of schedule, but Country Club employees were caught off guard when the city unexpectedly laid them off.

Winter Park City Talk

Public meetings to discuss Denning Drive

The city, with assistance from GAI Consultants Inc., will hold two public involvement meetings to discuss Denning Drive, its current conditions, and future possibilities.

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Winter Park Police up ticketing for pedestrians, bicylists

WPPD ups enforcement

In the coming weeks Winter Park police officers won’t hesitate to write you a ticket. The reason? To send an important message.

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MMA fighter uses Kimbo Slice fight to launch Orlando gym

Welcome to The Jungle

It was 14 seconds that would change Petruzelli’s life, and motivate him to open The Jungle MMA and Fitness gym in Orlando.

Louis Roney: Singers and other aberrations

Singers are strange birds — that we know. They are show-offs!

Great singers know from the beginning a good deal about their vocal art. That inherent knowledge is part and parcel of their God-given talents.

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Obituary: Richard Bannister

Richard Dennis Bannister passed away March 25 at age 72.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 24, at the Winter Park Wedding Chapel, 216 W. Lyman Ave. in Winter Park.

Maitland works on revisioning its downtown

Updating its master plan

Maitland City Council members pulled out their crystal balls on Monday imagining what the future of Maitland’s downtown will look like 10 years from today.

Maitland City Talk

Planning for Maitland’s downtown

On Monday, the Community Redevelopment Agency Board and Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board met for an hour-long, lunchtime workshop.

Letter to the editor: Maitland, What Would Lincoln Do?

Come out to the National Day of Prayer

On the National Day of Prayer, May 5, it seems appropriate to ask the question: What would President Lincoln do in dealing with the divisive factions that are dividing our nation today?

Chris Jepson: Republicans have an agenda but no plan

My biggest complaint — gripe, if you will — about Republicans is that they unambiguously have an agenda but no plan.

The irrational mind is the one irrefutable impediment to American greatness, concomitant to having an agenda but no plan.

Nancy Rudner: Ode to our infrastructure

Are you healthy? Then be thankful for the blue collar people who keep hidden dangers at bay.

I recently returned from a week providing health care in the rural mountains of Haiti. There, the people have many assets, but not the infrastructure we tend to take for granted.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

It's a celebration as opera returns to the Dr. Phillips Center with the newly renamed Opera Orlando.

Their “Boisterous Rebirth” is a double bill of a play-within-a-play featuring Mozart’s “Impresario” (updated to modern-day Orlando) and Poulenc's “Les Mamelles De Tiresias.”

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Take Steps Walk comes to Maitland

Raise money for Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Central & Northeastern Florida Chapter will be hosting its annual Orlando Take Steps Walk at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at Lake Lily Park in Maitland.

Community Bulletin

Non-profit opens Winter Park branch

American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association has recently opened a Wealth Management branch in the Winter Park area.


Night On Broadway at WPHS

For over 15 years, Night On Broadway has been a highlight of the artistic year for Winter Park High School and the Winter Park community.

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Tars baseball allows three blowout losses

Lose three games

After a weekend allowing double-digit runs in three straight games, the Tars are looking to regroup when they take off for a road trip to South Florida looking to salvage their record.

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Winter Park considers relocating city hall

How to reuse the library

Winter Park City Commissioners directed staff during their Monday meeting to look into the existing Winter Park Public Library property as a potential site for City Hall down the road.

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