Women, according to Republicans, are so sexual that, well, thank goodness for the GOP to rein-in America’s women and their carnal appetites.
The Republican attempt to vilify and penalize women for wanting choice in their lives is emblematic of a dying political party.
“Once,” winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, will play the Bob Carr PAC from Jan. 28 through Feb. 2.
The celebrated new musical, based on the Academy Award-winning film “Once,” is about an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant drawn together by their shared love of music.
While finger-painted creations might be what I can expect from my son as he prepares for a Valentine celebration, here are some other ways to say, “Be Mine,” this Valentine’s Day.
The Park Avenue Merchants Association and Winter Park Chamber of Commerce invite you to sip, shop and stroll with your sweetheart on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Employees of the Year honored
On Jan. 17, at the Mayor’s State of the City Luncheon, we presented awards to the city’s most outstanding Employees of the Year.
The war has been over a long time. And everything connected with the war is over, no matter how much value some of us may find in what we have lost irrevocably along the way.
I must admit to indulging in the exercise of trying to stretch even longtime friendships far beyond the capacity they may be capable of — seldom a successful venture.
City Council Agenda of Jan. 27
The Maitland City Council meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for Jan. 27 in the Council Chambers.
I was late in creating a Facebook page. I thought it a bit goofy, and still do actually.
If, on a regular basis, you sit for any length of time before a computer terminal (writing, research, work, etc.), it is easy to periodically take a break, pop a screen and see what’s doing on Facebook.
I published the Observer for the first time 25 years ago this week, on Thursday, Jan. 26, 1989. Here's how it happened.
I remember sitting at my kitchen table, pondering if I could start a weekly community newspaper in Winter Park to better serve our community the way I felt was the right way.
In a series of talks offered free to the public, the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College begins its 2014 season with Sharon Robinson, daughter of major league baseball player Jackie Robinson.
Ms. Robinson will discuss her father’s legacy, highlighting his now-legendary values in sports and in life.
Now that the New Year is upon us, it is time to adopt our resolution list for 2014. Please join Orange County in our goal to recycle 50 percent of our waste by the end of 2014.
Orange County’s municipal solid waste has a big impact on our environment. In 2012 alone, more than 18 million tons of waste went into our landfill.
Eat well and enjoy it in 2014.
Check the healthy eating patterns you are doing now. Circle the ones you want to add to your life. Then hold on to this list and check your progress in six weeks.
Watch City Commission meetings live
Now, interested parties can watch city of Winter Park Commission meetings – live – right from the comforts of their home or office.
Although “sugar” is half the name of sugar diabetes, sugar doesn’t cause diabetes.
Again, it’s not the sugar intake that produces this common type of diabetes. But monitoring the intake of sugar is important for control of this variety of diabetes.
After your winter workout, you can warm up with a hearty bowl of Kale and Potato Chowder.
With potatoes replacing the cream traditionally used in chowder recipes, this is a fast, economical and healthy soup that will keep the chill away until spring.
In being decisive we all make mistakes. We hope our mistakes are small ones, and are rectifiable. Most usually are.
Most of the people to whom most people pay the most money are the people who make most of their big decisions for them.