Citizen participation in elections is a key part of a healthy democracy.
I hope you had the opportunity to go to the polls in November and vote on important charter amendments, the special referendum, and for the elected officials that will lead our community over their terms in office.
Give blood this holiday season
During this season of giving, donating blood is a wonderful way to give back and save a life. The Big Red Bus will be at Winter Park City Hall located at 401 S. Park Ave., on Monday, Dec. 15.
I have traveled far in public in my life of song— and I have sung wherever I have traveled.
A singer and his songs are a musical love affair and a singer sings songs with a musicality that springs from his deep affection for, and understanding of them.
Downtown Maitland to come alive
Now as Maitland City Centre moves forward it is time for all of us to come together as a community and to embrace and support this and other projects that will define our community in the future.
How does one effectively discuss race in America?
Is it any surprise then that there is a gulf — nay, an ocean — of misunderstanding between the races in America?
CFCArts Community Choir and Orchestra will transport us back to the 1930s and 1940s when the music of Christmas combined with the big band sound.
Follow the hero and his family as he makes his way home for the holidays and experience the music with a 280-voice choir and 55-piece big band orchestra.
Kids need somewhere to put their money
When it comes to teaching kids about saving and spending money, it can be a hard sell unless you also make it fun and have the right tools.
Unveiling of “The Peacock Project” Fountain
The Parks & Recreation Department of the city of Winter Park will host a dedication ceremony for “The Peacock Project,” Thursday, Dec. 18, at 5:30 p.m. in the Central Park Rose Garden.
There is a very pretty woman living with me. Thirty-five years ago she was consigned by heaven to take care of me and make me happy.
When I wasn’t watching out, the “love-bug” got me good. Pretty soon I had come down to Florida and bought a house that I didn’t need in the slightest.
Light up the season
The city of Maitland’s Season of Light holiday celebration will take place on Saturday, Dec. 6, beginning at 5 p.m. in Lake Lily Park.
How can man — born of woman — harm other women?
Have men no imaginations? That woman you injure is someone else’s mother or sister or aunt or daughter. Is violence then acceptable to your sister, to your mother?
The holiday season really gets going this weekend, with events across Central Florida.
This highly-anticipated free event, presented this year by the Morse Museum and the city of Winter Park, includes love, family, sharing, good cheer, and Christmas music.
Skate off those Thanksgiving pounds
Finished with Thanksgiving dinner and wondering whether to sleep or skate? We say skate!
I realize that I am thankful for being a lucky person. Once again I give thanks that I did not perish, as thousands did, during my four-year World War II Naval service.
I enjoy a conscious excitement when getting up in the morning. I’m thankful for that fact. At 93, I am indebted to my genes and to temperate living for a strong physical constitution.
Center opens with 'Carmina Burana'
On Nov. 22, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts took off it wraps and proved its important worth to a full house, with a blockbuster performance of Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana.”