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Senior Calendar

Maitland Senior Center programs

The Maitland Senior Center presents a program for elders on the second Friday of the month that is staffed by counselors from S.H.I.N.E.

Louis Roney: Women and such

Men like to play with fire and are big risk-takers; women are fire extinguishers and lead men home safely from their adventurous tomfoolery.

We men lean individually and collectively upon women from the time we get up in the morning until we go to bed at night.

Guest artist season comes to laudable close

Barnatan’s pianism is prodigious

The recital of cellist Alisa Weilerstein and pianist Inon Barnatan on Sunday, March 30, in Tiedtke Hall presented by the Bach Festival Society turned out to be an impromptu affair.

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Legal loophole found in Winter Park's loitering ordinance

Court says its unconstitutional

Judges declared a portion of the city’s loitering ordinance unlawful on March 20 after realizing it gave residents the right to create a 50-foot no protest buffer around their homes.

Maitland City Talk

Keep Maitland in mind when making plans for April.

Residents and guests of all ages and all walks of life will appreciate Maitland’s seasonal events happening in the Cultural Corridor and along U.S. Highway 17-92 this month.

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Developer looks to extend Lee Road in Winter Park

Road rage over expansion

A future FDOT project to extend Lee Road faces opposition from some Winter Park residents, fearing new traffic problems if developer’s efforts are enough to push the project forward.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The first Fairwinds Broadway Season at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts was unveiled in glittering Broadway fashion on March 18.

It’s an incredible season, and it’s your first chance to ‘subscribe’ for seats in the new Performing Arts Center.

Chris Jepson: You make America better

There is an undeniable inner joy and satisfaction that comes from doing good (for the benefit of humankind). Is that not then doing well while doing good?

It would seem, acts of charity and generosity definitely offer a return above and beyond the immediate feelings of happiness and control.

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Ice cream social to raise money for Ronald McDonald House

Ice cream for a cause

There are two Ronald McDonald Houses in the Central Florida area where families whose children are being treated in nearby hospitals can stay for free.

Family Calendar

Come kick off Maitland Walks

Come kick off Maitland Walks with an 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. event April 4 with a 20-minute walk in the Maitland Center.

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Simulator offers insight into living with dementia

Training through simulation

The goal of the Virtual Dementia Tour is to reach all communities, from caregivers to grocery store workers, to give them an elevated social consciousness and awareness for dealing with those with dementia.

Community Bulletin

Tars go global

Ten students from Rollins College were recently participated in the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University, on March 21-23 at Arizona State University.

Capen House halves connected

Two halves come together

Both pieces of the historic Capen House were reunited on their new foundation last week on the grounds of the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden.


It’s Date Night at Leu Gardens!

Date Night at Leu Gardens for April features the thriller “Gravity” on April 4. Come early and enjoy a stroll in the 50-acre garden before the movie.

Bob Franken: Missing pay and the overtime scam

If it wasn’t before, it’s certainly clear now why the nation’s super-rich oligarchs work relentlessly to sabotage the Obama presidency.

These obese cats will use whatever it takes to neutralize anything that threatens their privilege, and they’ll work overtime to get their way.

Bill Kahn: Hospital scams can cost you

In the Medicare and insurance world a hospital bill is not really a hospital bill.

It’s in the hospital’s best interest to try and set up a situation where Medicare will deny coverage and you must pay the full bill.

Winter Park City Talk

Submit golf course memories

The Winter Park Country Club is celebrating its 100th anniversary this fall and is hoping to include memorabilia from the community that is from or about the golf course.

Wildcats baseball on a tear

Won last four of six

The Wildcats have won four of their last six games to keep them on top of Class 8A District 5.

Utility scammers target Winter Park customers

Scammers pose as city staffers

The latest scam facing Winter Park residents might trick them into opening their wallets to keep their utilities running – a ploy by callers claiming to be city employees.

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UCF baseball wins big over the Bearcats

UCF sweeps three-game series

The Knights spring-boarded off a surprise trouncing of Miami last week to pounce on Cincinnati in their first district series, sweeping the Bearcats in three games last weekend.

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