Orlando Philharmonic focuses on Mozart

The program could also be called “Mozart, Boy Genius”

On the program was a lady named Diane Bishop, who plays the bassoon — and plays it masterfully.

A whale of a gala by Opera Orlando

The Opera’s first gala was on March 19

A strong opera company is a mainstay of the cultural life in many a city, and by its very presence can lend muscle to all other cultural affairs.

How to prevent that burning sensation

That burning sensation with the acid in the throat are common signs of acid reflux, also called heartburn or indigestion.

Since you know your heart is under your hand when you pledge allegiance, you know heartburn does not affect the heart but gets you over to the right, toward the middle, in the esophagus.

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Winter Park students place sixth in Battle of the Books competition

WPHS places sixth

Winter Park High School freshmen spent the last seven months reading 15 literary works and studying over 4,000-notecards-worth of questions.

Ask a Trainer: Healthy body with a health bank account

What does your idea of progress look like?

Now, one of the best things you can do in any goal-setting situation, including eating better, is to get a plan together, follow the plan, continue the plan, and remain consistent with the plan.

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Christina Rordam: Is owning more affordable than renting in 2016 Orlando?

Ultimately if you are ready to buy based on your family life and work situations then the best course of action is to do so.

Rents are on the rise, and it’s cheaper to own than rent in Central Florida.

Program pushes to improve professionalism in real estate

More than 1,100 ORRA members earned Gold Key certification last year; another 1,000-plus are expected to earn the certification in 2016.

The Orlando Regional Realtor Association’s original education program “Excellence in Professionalism – Gold Key Certification” starts its second year in March.

Real Estate Briefs

Firm negotiates lease agreement

Hold-Thyssen Inc. recently negotiated a three-year expansion and renewal lease agreement for 1,199 rentable square feet in the New England building at 230 S. New York Ave.

Quick and easy recipes to satify your sweet tooth

Banana cream pie and chewy peanut butter cookies

Enjoy these recipes for a custard-filled banana cream pie, and chewy peanut butter cookies.

Ways to encourage kids to love reading and writing

Reading and writing go hand in hand

As your school-age children develop their reading skills, the world of creative writing usually opens up to them simultaneously.

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Taste of Oviedo this weekend!

Food event returns

Taste of Oviedo has over 30 food vendors participating, and has added a larger seating area geared towards our local Oviedo restaurants.

VA budget numbers just don't add up

Do the math yourself

The Department of Veterans Affairs' proposed budget for 2017 is $182 billion.

Is prostate to blame for sluggish bladder?

How to know when something's wrong

As men get older, the prostate commonly enlarges, and this can cause resistance to flow.

Senior Sneakers: March to a new you

Tips to get fit at any age

A lot of the people who are just starting out an exercise routine think that it has to be a static regimen and that there’s a specific formula to get started. There’s not!

Helping seniors stay in their homes

Helping seniors age in place

The department of Housing and Urban Development is about to give $15 million in grants to organizations that can provide services to help seniors stay in their homes.