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Can eyeglasses cause blisters?

Chemicals in plastic frames cause pain

This sounds like a case of contact dermatitis, probably related to the chemicals used in the manufacturing of the plastic.

Tips to unclog a stubborn drain

Clogged sink? Try clearing P-trap

In your case there may be a clog further down the line, at or near the P-trap. This is the big bend in the pipe just below the sink.

Senior Sneakers: Get more energy now

Tips to keep your energy levels up.

Here are some easy tips on how to increase energy.

Good news on exercise needs for senior women

You might not need as much exercise as you thought

This will be good news for some of us: We might not need as much exercise as we thought. Research from the UK seeks to aim senior women more toward moderate exercise.

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Seniors shake off memory loss with line dancing

Seniors keep grooving

The line dancing classes at the Winter Park Community Center have become quite popular with seniors, providing a fun and creative way to exercise, meet new people and improve memory and coordination.

Senior Calendar

Senior activities abound

Go dancing or take a yoga class, the options offered this month are boundless.

Louis Roney: It ain’t what you do

You might say it was not when you did it or how you did it, but who heard you do it at that infelicitous moment.

Wish yourself good luck and I’ll join you in your hope that you do not flop in your big moment.

How to help calm a high-anxiety cat

Training take patience

Provide distractions: Set up a window perch so she can watch the outside world, and put out cat-safe toys for her to play with while you're out.

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Love stories from the Jewish Pavilion

Volunteering with love

The Pavilion is a lifeline for its seniors, connecting them with community, and providing programming that benefits the mind, body and spirit.

Tips to keep jewelry from discoloring

Nail polish helps seal color

Clean it well and "paint" the side facing your skin with clear nail polish.

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Locals gets moving to help raise money for Parkinson's

Fun day to raise funds

Like other degenerative conditions, Parkinson’s disease is a thief. It robs people of their ability to control their own movements, to enjoy once-pleasurable hobbies, and perhaps worst of all, it steals time.

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Maitland mayoral candidates face off

Who will it be?

Maitland’s mayoral race is boiling down to a battle of different backgrounds and philosophies between a former elected official and a long-time city volunteer.

Maitland City Talk

Screen on the Green

The series of family films, now called Screen on the Green, will feature Walt Disney Animation Studios' “Big Hero 6” on March 7 at 7 p.m.

Letters to the Editor: Dirty politics soils city election

Racism allegations uncalled for in mayoral election

How can any decent citizen ever offer their candidacy for city office knowing they are likely to be personally attacked for offering you, the voter, a choice?

Chris Jepson: The Republican problem with truth

Facts or truth? Would you rather have the “truth” on your side or the facts?

Facts “are.” Truth is what we (each human) make it. What is truth to you is not necessarily true to others. That’s not the case with fact.

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Winter Park looks to change historic designation process

Defining what is historic

Winter Park is on its way to passing a new historic preservation ordinance that could make it easier for a neighborhood to become a historic district.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

Known as the Ansel Adams of the Everglades, the photography of Clyde Butcher will be celebrated with an opening at A&H’s Maitland Art Center on March 6.

Butcher has been honored by the state of Florida with the Artist Hall of Fame Award. The exhibit will run through May 17.

Edgewater nipped in wild finish to 18-game run

Eagles out of finals

Edgewater’s dramatic run through the postseason took them all the way to within an overtime period of their first appearance in the state championship game in 11 years.

Community Bulletin

Winter Park resident earns doctoral degree

Winter Park resident Matthew Nichter earning a doctoral degree in philosophy and sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Baldwin Park First Friday Festival

First Friday is a monthly event where patrons can shop, stroll and sip their way through Baldwin Park's beautiful Village Center.

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