Winter Park City Talk

Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands

The city of Winter Park will proudly host the 10th annual Russell Athletic Bowl Parade of Bands, featuring school bands from West Virginia University and University of Miami, Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m.

Winter Park City Talk

Library, events center & parking garage update

On Dec. 7, Orange County Judge Margaret Schreiber issued a Final Judgement that confirms the city’s position that the library/civic center project has already gone to vote and the matter has been decided by the voters to build the project at MLK Park.

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Few children outgrow tree-nut allergies

Do they fade away with time?

Tree-nut allergies, like all allergies, vary in severity from mild to life-threatening.

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Don’t let a stomach illness ruin your holidays

Know the signs of sickness

Sick to your stomach? Here are a few clues that may help you figure out what it is that’s bugging you.

Louis Roney: Completing the circle

My fate was not to be born to riches, but my life has been blessed by more than plenteous lucre ever could have brought me.

I have worked long and hard in the many years since moving to Winter Park and I am happy that we are affluent enough to enjoy old age here.

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A giant healthy step: quit smoking

Hold eachother accountable

Let’s start with an obvious step that contributes to heart disease, cancer, respiratory diseases and other causes of death: Smoking.

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Give the gift of better health

Sprouts, socks and yoga pants: Healthy ideas for your gift list.

Gifts can encourage or support good health. To help you out, we offer some healthy gift ideas.

Chris Jepson: Bernie Madoff to join Trump administration

Pardon expected after January inauguration

Mr. Trump was — as detailed on Snapchat — greatly impressed with Madoff’s grand vision of deceit as well as his superb execution of the massive fraud.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Holiday Calendar

John DiDonna, Morgan Russell, and Monica Tamborello portray all the roles, transforming themselves from character to character as “Dickens by Candlelight” returns to the Shakespeare Center.

Feel like part of the production as actors speak beside you – or pour your tea – in my favorite re-telling of the Dickens’ classic.

Maitland City Talk

Design plans for Independence Lane approved

On Monday night, the City Council and CRA Board approved the 60 percent plans for an upgraded Independence Lane.

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Dog's nose-licking can halt healing

Getting your dog's nose to heal

The tip of the nose is a tough spot to have a scratch when you’re a dog. The skin is somewhat thin, and the wound itches as it heals, and what dog can resist licking that itchy spot?

Hot cocoa mix ornaments for your Christmas tree

Cocoa creations

I feel the holiday spirit when I pop in at a craft fair. Try hot cocoa mix and the dip mix ornaments trimming your Christmas tree!

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Holiday Calendar

Written and performed by David McElroy, Southern Winds Theater presents Mr. McElroy’s one-man presentation of “A Christmas Carol."

McElroy performs all 37 characters of the Dickens’ classic from Tiny Tim to the Three Ghosts.

Try a Czech delight, and nutty fruit balls

Tastes for the holidays

The perfect holiday sweets for an old-fashioned swap with friends.

Chris Jepson: Trump – a primer

I thought a Trump Primer was in order to set the millions of Trumpian numbchucks straight.

Why did so many Americans willingly check their brains at the door (while in the election booth voting for Trump) when the candidate himself campaigned on a platform of outright lies, half-truths and deception?