Project halfway funded
A permanent bronze tribute to a Winter Park Life Scout’s fallen friend has made it halfway to becoming a reality.
Do not leave your pets alone in the car, even for a few minutes, and even if the weather seems cool.
The temperature in a hot car can rise very quickly, even with the windows opened a bit.
Winter Park considers restrictions
Facing the increasing likelihood of medical marijuana in Florida, Winter Park is considering a home-grown law to regulate it.
City begins road-resurfacing project
The city of Maitland Public Works Department is implementing a road-resurfacing project to mill and repave select roads throughout the city.
Maitland Center to get service
After the CEO of LYNX admitted to Maitland’s mayor that it “forgot” to provide feeder bus service from the city’s SunRail station to its largest area office complex, Maitland Center will get back-and-forth buses in September.
Of course, the Council can raise the taxes without any public input.
For the past 10 years, the city has been playing with the citizens’ money, very badly, and now they say, “Oh my gosh, we don’t have enough money to run the city.”
I’ve been consistently reading history for 50 years and one observation, nay, one take-away conclusion, is that women, historically speaking, have had an exceedingly tough slog of it.
Since mankind started organizing into cities, male hierarchies (often theocratically based) determined that women were “substantively” inferior to men and put in place laws (restrictions) governing their movement.
Orlando’s original art party is the award-winning 1st Thursdays presented by the Orlando Museum of Art’s volunteer group.
Beginning at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, OMA showcases new artwork (for sale), live music and tastings from area restaurants.
If you’re a movie buff, look to Netflix for streaming.
More and more consumers are choosing to stop paying increasing cable TV fees. Your options, as well as the requisite gadgets, have expanded in the past few years.
Leading Freedom Ride
Dr. John W. McCutchen, former President of the Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic in Winter Park, was recently elected to the Board of Directors for Freedom Ride.
Beat-the-Heat 5K JCC Road Race
Don't miss your opportunity to race in Maitland's legendary 5K, benefiting the Roth JCC, at 7 p.m. on Aug. 7.
How is it that in and around politics, we manage to trivialize nearly every crisis and at the same time, turn what’s trivial into a crisis?
With all the technological advances in transmitting information, we continue to be held captive to contrived events and spoon-fed information while most of our open government is conducted in old-fashioned secrecy.
Wild pitches swing game
A bizarre chain of errors and savvy base-running turned a pitchers' duel into a wild scamper to the finish.
Baseball goes international
The season isn’t over yet for the Florida Collegiate Summer League, getting an injection of international competition into its schedule.
FCSL crowns Winter Park
The Rats’ three early runs gave them the lead for the majority of the game until the Dawgs found their bats again in the sixth.
Chamber and city to explore value of great schools
On Thursday, Aug. 21, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and city of Winter Park will host an Education Update at the Winter Park Community Center.
Canopy can't be replaced
Tree codes put in place over the past 50 years could prevent Winter Park from replacing two-thirds of the dying trees it removes along city streets, according to city staff during Monday’s City Commission meeting.
Take a bite out of hunger
Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Orlando is celebrating its 25th year helping to combat childhood hunger this year. In its 25 years, it has raised more than $3 million,
Tell me, why do we elect politicians?
These guys talk about their “party” a lot, and it’s party-time for them the minute they hit Washington.
Campaigns heat up
The start of August means campaigning and early voting across the state as the primary election on Aug. 26 draws near, with employee paid sick time and a half-cent tax to pay for schools up for a vote.