It’s not only here in the U.S. — researchers are studying seniors around the globe. We must be fascinating!
Researchers studied whether interventions after discharge from the hospital could keep chronically ill patients from being readmitted in the short, intermediate and long term.
Fall Migration Guided Bird Walks at Mead Botanical Gardens
The walks are led by an expert birding guide of the Orange Audubon Society of Central Florida.
As my days dwindle down to a precious few, people ask me, “What do you do to get yourself going in the morning?”
I say, “I think about what needs to be done. I think about what I can get done today, and I get busy doing it.” What’s so unusual about that? After all, “today” is the only day any of us can do anything!
Don’t treat storm-related anxiety as a disciplinary issue.
Fear and anxiety during storms is a very common issue among dogs and cats, and not one that can be easily or fully resolved. However, there are steps you can take to ease their fear.
Maitland works to bring downtown plans forward
As downtown development proposals continue to face the scrutiny of city boards, Maitland’s city manager is set to start mulling over a separate stack of applications looking to fill the soon-to-be-open staff position in charge of community redevelopment.
Maitland Fire Rescue reminds residents: Working smoke alarms save lives!
Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, "Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!"
On the evening of Sept. 23, 2014, the city of Winter Park had a downpour unlike anything we have seen since the hurricanes of 2004.
As police chief I want everyone to know how proud I am of not only our officers and fellow city workers, but I am proud of those we serve who pitched in during less-than-ideal circumstances.
As a child I lived for recess, to play. As an adult, little has changed.
I learned as much on the playground as I did sitting in the classroom. You learn to play with others; to be part of a team, a side. You learn fair play. To share.
“Test the Waters” Fishing Tournament
The Parks & Recreation Department and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission present their annual free “Test the Waters” Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 7 to 11 a.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
The robberies within 10 days
A woman walking near Park Avenue, the Ravenous Pig, and a Payless ShoeSource store were among the recent victims of armed robberies in Winter Park.
Seniors learn to Skype
Dealing with confusing pop ups, emailing, opening photo attachments of their newly arrived grandchildren, even turning a computer on can be a challenge for seniors who didn’t grow up with this type of technology at their fingertips.
The only nighttime Art Festival in Florida, the 38th Maitland Rotary’s Art Under the Stars is a magical experience for artists and patrons alike.
With continuous live entertainment on two stages sponsored by Performing Arts Maitland, the art show and sale will take place this weekend surrounding Lake Lily in Maitland.
Flower pots are more than just containers for fragrant herbs, summer’s begonias or fall’s chrysanthemums.
Grab a plain clay pot the next time you and your kids are at a nursery or garden center, hold it up and think of it as an artist’s canvas, waiting for your creative expression.
Trappings and sightings increase
Three wild coyotes were caught and euthanized in the Winter Park area in three days last week, in the same area where several pets have been attacked and killed by the wild canines.
Mead Garden in search of volunteers
Mead Botanical Garden is looking for garden enthusiasts to come out and be a part of the exciting growth!
Ira Levin’s “Death Trap” at WPHS
Winter Park High School will put on a production of Ira Levin’s “Death Trap” on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 4, at 2 and 7 p.m.
A majority of those responding to a recnt poll, 52 percent of them, described Barack Obama’s presidency as a “failure.”
Maybe the larger question is whether, in our poisonous atmosphere of U.S. politics, any president can be a success.
Hundreds of thousands marched throughout the world demanding action on climate change
Last Sunday, hundreds of thousands marched throughout the world demanding action on climate change.
Station celebrates milestone
Central Florida's only stictly jazz station, which began in the days when UCF was FTU — and was also once named WFTU — celebrated 35 years on Sept. 12.
WPHS football still undefeated
For the third time in four games the Winter Park Wildcats squeaked out a narrow win to keep their undefeated streak alive on the gridiron.