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UCF Knights lose three-straight heartbreakers

Fall in three straight

When the ball landed, the Knights were 26-19 overall, 5-10 in the American Athletic Conference, and deep into the AAC’s longest active losing streak.

Louis Roney: How things work out

What little fame I have had has always seemed to be a gift from some “heaven” up there somewhere smiling down at me for no good reason.

One summer a Florida pal and I were walking down Hollywood Boulevard in sunny California, a long hitchhike from home. I sat down in the lobby of the Hollywood Hotel and looked for movie stars.

The importance of a balanced exercise program for your dog

The key for a healthy happy life for your dog.

We know that a total, balanced fitness program is very important for our health and well-being, so it shouldn't surprise us that the same is true for our dogs.

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Maitland approves development despite complaints

Project gets approval

It was sink or swim for a development proposal to put nearly 300 apartments next to Maitland’s SunRail station on Monday.

Maitland City Talk

Budget planning for 2016

The objective of the strategic planning session was to develop the essential priorities for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2016 budget and capital improvements program

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Plans approved to replace Mt. Vernon Inn

Development is in

The new project that will replace Winter Park’s historic Mt. Vernon Inn has been given the green light to start construction.

Chris Jepson: Lay down with a will

So much in life is beyond our control because so much of human existence is inextricably linked to (the happiness of) others and all that that implies.

One’s death, however, is extremely personal and, as such, you owe yourself—to the degree you willingly take ownership—the “good” end.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

My favorite Tex/Mex restaurant, Cocina 214, will host the third annual Running of the Chihuahuas on May 3 starting at 10 a.m.

Hey, “it’s 5 o’clock somewhere” as this fundraiser for Winter Park Lost Pets and A Cause 4 Paws Rescue offers a (hilarious) race as well as music, food and drink specials.

Education Calendar

Dommerich 50th anniversary

Dommerich Elementary School will celebrate its 50-year anniversary on Friday, May 1.

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Harlem Wizards raise money for schools in Baldwin Park

Game serves as fundraiser

LaMarvon Jackson and the rest of the Harlem Wizards are coming to Baldwin Park on May 16, facing off in the Glenridge Middle School gym against a team of the school’s faculty.

Community Bulletin

Winter Park resident receives alumni service award

The UMass Amherst Alumni Association recognized Beth Davalos ’90, of Winter Park, with a 2015 Distinguished Alumni Service Award on April 23 at the Massachusetts State House.

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Art comes alive in Winter Park's Central Park

Art in the park

A microcosm of quirky artists of all mediums congregate in Memorial Plaza, bringing a pop of extra culture to the Avenue area and drawing a crowd.


Derby on Park

The exciting ambiance of the Kentucky Derby is brought right here to Winter Park. Come view a live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Winter Park Country Club.

Erika Spence: Business in the Park

There really isn’t anywhere else I’d rather be than sitting on Park Avenue with a cup of coffee, great plate of food and some wonderful conversation.

Led by Health Central Florida, a new community-based initiative encourages restaurants to become completely smoke free inside and out.

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Event helps grant wishes for kids with cancer

Benefiting BASE Camp

BASE Camp's art programs allow children to paint, sculpt, write and even act to cultivate alternative, expressive escapes from the reality of the diseases these children endure.

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Athlete of the Month: Jonathan Bregel

Meet Orangewood's soccer star

Jonathan Bregel is a triple threat for Orangewood, playing soccer, golf and track.

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College Park gets juiced up over bike share

Bike share expands

College Parkers are invited to trade in their four-wheels for two, and pedal their way across Orlando as Orlando’s bike share program expands into the community.

Winter Park City Talk

Planting trees for peace

The city and the Multifaith Education Project are proud to announce the 12th annual Trees for Peace Interfaith Tree Planting Project on Tuesday, April 28, in Martin Luther King Jr. Park.

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Knights trounced in back-to-back blowouts

Knights record slips

The UCF Knights dropped to No. 24 this week following a blowout loss to the University of North Florida.

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Commissioner looks for new ways to temper traffic

New ways to curb slow downs

Winter Park continues to see new development springing up across the city, but how do the growing buildings impact traffic?

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