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Veterans Day Celebration

On Friday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. the city of Winter Park will present its fourth annual Veterans Day Celebration.

Ask a Trainer: Staying fit in the cold

Just because you don’t have access to equipment doesn’t mean you will have to forego a great workout.

If you feel the need for an extra challenge (or just want to keep your family guessing), pick up some canned vegetables, a frozen turkey, a heavy purse, your grandbaby, or anything else you can find to use as free weights.

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Mica, Cortes win in Florida Republican wave

State turns redder

Much of Maitland and Winter Park were seeing red as election results rolled in on Tuesday.

Celebrate National Home Care Month with Florida Hospital

Growing importance

Florida Hospital Home Care Services Celebrates National Home Care Month in November.

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Mayors' Sole Challenge pits Winter Park, Maitland, Eatonville in fitness battle

Cities battle for fitness

On Saturday, November 1, the cities of Winter Park, Eatonville and Maitland will compete for cash prizes in Healthy Central Florida’s third Mayors’ Sole Challenge.

Winter Park City Talk

Halloween partiers beware: Police cracking down on drunk drivers

This Halloween, the Winter Park Police Department will be cracking down on drunk drivers throughout the region with an aggressive “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement effort.

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A new chapter for Winter Park's west side story

To redevelop or preserve?

An incoming development picking up steam could play a part in setting a new precedent for the west side of Winter Park – a community that is ever-evolving yet potentially losing its historic character.

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Knights destroyed by UConn in upset shocker

Demoralizing loss

After one of the tougher conference games on their schedule, the Knights hit the road for what was expected to be the easiest. They were wrong.

Winter Park looks to ease code for large developments

Could make larger projects easier

A proposed change to Winter Park’s land development code could make final approval easier for larger developments along Park Avenue and construction within wetland areas.

Louis Roney: Lakeside musings

The “play” of my life is now in its final act. I would like it to be a good act, an act of peace and harmony, but one of courage also.

I don’t believe that one should live in the past, but successful past times have a way of generating a climate where good things can logically and comfortably reoccur and thrive.

Six tips for choosing the best daycare for your dog

Do you want to make sure you choose the right dog daycare for your dog but don’t know how?

Convenience and cost aside, check out these six tips to make sure you select the best facility for your beloved friend.

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Winter Park will stick with existing parking codes

Troubles won't be cured by code

Current parking codes in Winter Park were given the thumbs up during Monday’s City Commission meeting, despite Park Avenue’s consistent parking problems and the ongoing parking battle outside Trader Joe’s.

Election looms in Orange County

Turn out for what?

Orange County residents have a chance to make their vote count next week as the Nov. 4 general election approaches. Among other things, voters will also be faced with a list of questions regarding citizen participation and future Commission races.

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Maitland downtown vote stalled

Will vote on Nov. 17

An overflow crowd of riled up Maitland residents found out on Thursday that they’ll have to wait a few more weeks to learn the fate of a main section of the city’s downtown district.

Maitland City Talk

Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 event reminders

Join us for the Mayors’ Sole Challenge at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. The first 400 participants will receive a free T-shirt, pedometer and healthy breakfast.

Chris Jepson: A moral step for a better tomorrow

We know what we’re doing — the environmental destruction of our home — yet we mustn’t become disillusioned.

Despair, while an understandable response, is not a solution. We must act together; and we can on Nov. 4.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

It’s time to go hunting for your new Caveman Couture and step out in Paleolithic style as the Orlando Science Center welcomes you to the seventh annual Neanderthal Ball.

The Ball is also the wackiest (and most fun) Gala of the season, and while it may be held in a Museum, there is nothing stuffy about the coolest event this side of the Ice Age!

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Park Avenue Fashion Week’s big finale awaits

Runway show this weekend

When the spotlights hit the runway on Saturday, Winter Park will become the most fashionable city on the planet for one night.

Education Calendar

What's going on in your school this month?

Enjoy live rock music at Trinity Prep’s Alomapalooza from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, in the school auditorium.

Tips for creating a healthy homework routine

Set expectations for homework completion

Every evening in homes in Winter Park — and across America — students are working on their homework. For many families this can be a frustrating battle of wills.

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