Developer denies claim
Dan Bellows, who could not be reached before press time, has since said he has never had any interests in the five donating entities.
A Valentine concert in Central Park
On Sunday, Feb. 8, the Park Avenue Merchants Association will host The Sweetest Sounds: A Valentine Concert in Central Park.
Winter Park heads to regional play this week
The Wildcats (23-2) had already earned a berth into the regional playoffs before entering the final game of the district tournament.
Who should help?
Who has the right to speak up about Winter Park’s vision of its future? The City Commission took another step toward its upcoming visioning process during its meeting last Monday.
Studying while walking
Students studying while walking are dramatically increasing test scores, and a pilot program has been so successful it's already spreading nationwide.
Construction of new VA facility hits a decade of delays
By January 2013, they were still haggling about trying to redesign the hospital to fit the actual budget.
Knights tailspin in AAC
Six straight losses have pushed the Knights to near the bottom of the American Athletic Conference’s men’s basketball ladder.
Why saturated fats are unhealthy
Trans-saturated fat is not healthy. Food companies make it by adding hydrogen to vegetable oil at high temperature.
The difference between digital and mercury-measures
Since digital thermostats don't measure temperature using mercury bulbs — the way older thermostats do — calibrating them doesn't work the same way.
How much protein do I need?
To set up a proper foundation nutritionally, it is important to realize and accept that our metabolism (and, therefore, caloric need) declines as we get older.
How do seniors feel about sharing their health information?
When it came to sharing information for specific reasons, such as developing new treatments and reducing costs of care, seniors were the least likely age group in being willing to share.
Senior activities abound
AARP’s Driver Safety course, “Smart Driver”, will be held on Friday, Feb. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at One Senior Place.
Volunteer help needed
Twenty-seven local trailer homes with disabled and elderly veterans residing in them need various repairs or help with painting, outdoor weed control, etc.
I looked out the window, and saw an elderly white-maned man licking a vanilla ice cream cone as he sauntered slowly down the sidewalk. It was Albert Einstein.
Einstein was a guy who cogitated about the universe and all that is in it. While he held an ice cream cone in his hand, in his mind he was holding the infinite!
Make sure, of course, that when you're not in the kitchen, nothing remains on the countertop that would present a danger.
Meet Helen Tishman, Energizer “Bubbe” and lifelong volunteer
How many 94-year-olds do you know who can email, Facebook, and Skype? Helen Tishman of Brookdale Retirement Community in Longwood can.
No special equipment needed
You don't need to buy a special brush to get at high ceilings and skylights: Simply cover a broom with a pillowcase to clean cobwebs off the ceiling.
Seniors get fit safely
At first glance, the new space looks like a typical gym, with one key exception: all of the machines in this gym feature advanced pneumatic technology – using air resistance instead of weights.
Former mayor, longtime board member face off
A former mayor and a longtime city board member are facing off in the race to take Maitland soon-to-be open mayor’s seat in the upcoming municipal election on March 10.
City Council Meeting of Jan. 26
The City Council and the CRA Board met at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 26 in the City Hall Chambers. Below is a synopsis of that meeting.