I’ve described politics as the dark side of government, but, as usual, things have gotten worse.
The sad election choice for Americans has degenerated into “Pick Your Poison.”
Not vaccinating comes with risks
Since 2008, the rate of parents choosing to not vaccinate their children for non-medical reasons in Orange and Seminole counties has been creeping up, worrying doctors.
Club looks to fund renovations
At the Woman's Club of Winter Park's 99th birthday party last month, members announced a plan to raise $300,000 in the next three years.
Grand opening of city train station
The city of Winter Park, in partnership with Amtrak, the Federal Transit Administration and Florida Department of Transportation will celebrate the grand opening of the city’s new train station Monday, March 3.
Wildcats continue in playoffs
One year after an inspiring turnaround that turned them into district champions, the Winter Park Wildcats are in the state boys basketball final four.
'Cats take down Wolves
Parents and Winter Park Wildcats fans witnessed high school baseball at its nail-biting best Friday night as a dramatic walk-off kept the Wildcats’ winning streak alive.
Kids take classes in rock-n-roll
The students at Oviedo’s School of Rock work toward rock show performances for three months before taking the stage.
"Mary Jane” is almost as readily available as booze, and seems to be the drug that opens the door to cocaine, heroin and all the heavyweight mood-ameliorators
Those who lie to get a marijuana “prescription” from a “doctor” betray both the medic and themselves.
Bach Festival delights
On Friday evening, Feb. 21, the Bach Festival presented an evening of highly varied music in Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College.
Honoring our Friends
The Friends of First Response - Maitland raises money through corporate and private donations as well as through their annual kickball tournament.
How quickly we forget the good
Moving a sewer line to continue this remarkable march of preservation and community goodwill doesn’t even deserve to be called a ‘snag,’ and certainly doesn’t merit front-page coverage, even in a slow news week.
To the degree that truth reflects reality, there is legitimacy to the expression, “I am only as happy as my unhappiest child.”
My father had an expression, “If it hurts, don’t do it.” Life hurts. What then?
The Art & History Museums – Maitland invites us to 31 days of artistic experimentation – throughout the month of March – focusing on the legacy of the Research Studio.
Highlights include wrapping the Maitland Art Center, an Art Car creation with Andrew Spear, workshops, and performance art.
The 35th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The 35th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Winter Park will march down Park Avenue starting at 2 p.m. on March 2.
Council candidates debate
With less than two weeks until the election, candidates for Maitland’s single open city council seat will get the chance to debate the issues and take public questions at a Meet the Candidates night Feb. 27.
A taste of New Orleans
Having joined the renaissance of classic American tavern fare, this inviting atmosphere is the perfect backdrop for a menu highlighting Louisiana cooking.
Tars golf for a cause
On a beautiful, Florida “winter” morning in January, the Rollins women’s golf team hosted its annual Legends Golf Classic.
Lt. returns to alma mater
Lt. Chuck Nadd returned to his former school last Friday following his eight-month deployment in Afghanistan as the Trinity Prep student body welcomed him with open arms.
Oscar watch party at Enzian
The red carpet awaits you! Celebrate the biggest movie event of the year at Central Florida’s favorite independent theater.
With the arrival of March, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is taking a moment to reflect on the economy.
The Chamber in partnership with Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business is proud to host the annual Economic Update Breakfast on Thursday, March 6.