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Assistant state attorney contends new library location never set in stone

MLK site in question

An effort to keep Winter Park’s new library out of Martin Luther King Jr. Park may have just received its biggest boost yet – thanks to an assistant state attorney.

Louis Roney: Where is it better?

When I was singing in Germany, I got used to hearing, “in Germany all things are better.”

Indeed, I found each country had its good and bad sides.

Are you thinking of getting a dog?

Know what dog is right for you

When people decide they want a dog, they often decide what breed they want without concern for whether that breed is consistent with their lifestyle.

Unrelated Winter Park robbers wore suit, Jimmy John’s uniform

Suspects in disguise

Appearances can be deceiving. A Winter Park Metro PCS Store and a local resident learned that the hard way last week.

Athlete of the Month: Mallory Downing

Freshman leads team in aces

The Winter Park/Mailand Observer has chosen Winter Park High School vollyeball player Mallory Downing as their athlete of the month!

Maitland lobbyist lobbies to keep his job

Lobbyist position under scrutiny

Maitland residents pay their state lobbyist a per capita rate higher – in some cases double – what other cities pay.

Letter to the Editor: New Winter Park cat policy is wrong

I am extremely distressed and upset by the new policy concerning the cats at Mead Gardens.

As an educator, I have always taught my students humane values. With this policy, it is kindness and compassion that are being punished and cruelty is being rewarded.

Maitland City Talk

Eight new jobs in the city

City senior staff recommended the addition of eight positions in fiscal year 2017, including five police officers, a fire inspector, building inspector, and a fleet maintenance mechanic.

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Bullying: Be a part of the solution

Know the signs

Bystanders are key players that have the power to make a difference by reporting the behavior or supporting students who are being bullied.

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Erika Spence: Business in the Park

Ready for fall?

Here at the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, we say, “Bring on the pumpkin spice!”


Winter Park Autumn Art Festival

Get your art fix at the 43rd annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival in Winter Park’s Central Park on Oct. 8 and 9.

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Deltona commissioner offers workshops for Winter Park cat issues

Are fines the answer?

A Deltona City Commissioner told Winter Park on Monday that fining residents for feeding cats isn't the answer to their cat problems.

Commissioner's Corner: Higher education

A look at three local universities

This month, I will highlight three private universities in District 5 and the unique benefits each institution brings to our community.

Community Bulletin

Local quarterback named player of the week

Danny May, a Beloit College senior quarterback from Maitland (Bishop Moore), was named the Midwest Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 18.

Education Bulletin

Johanna Lopez receives Queen Smith Award

Orange County Public Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year Johanna Lopez is the winner of the 2016 Queen Smith Award.

Making the most of your Sunday

Planning helps week ahead

Sundays can be a family’s much-needed lifesaver. Because life in these modern times moves exceptionally fast.

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Knights get much-needed win in Miami

Knights even record

The resounding win, coupled with a season-opening 38-0 smashing of South Carolina State, bookended a pair of big losses against then No. 5 Michigan and Maryland.

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Josh Garrick unveils 22 new works at Henao Center

Artwork captures Greece

It’s three dimensions and three millennia of decayed marble, captured in two-dimensional photographs with the far more modern artistic technique of printing on brushed aluminum.

Josh Garrick: Culture for your Calendar

An art exhibit that began in Athens in 480 B.C.

Your Arts Editor – Josh Garrick – returns to the Henao Center with a free and open to the public opening on Oct. 1 beginning at 7 p.m.

High School Volleyball Schedule

Support your local varsity volleyball team!

Check here for the ongoing varsity volleyball schedule of Winter Park High School, Edgewater High School, Trinity Preparatory School and Orangewood Christian School.

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