Realtor loved Winter Park
You might not have known Jack, but Winter Park was a better city because of him.
City gets a soundtrack
To capture the essence of the “hippest city in Central Florida,” Jesse Cutler used his musical talent to compose 10 instrumental tracks.
Holocaust survivor speaks
In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, Holocaust survivor Tess Wise, 92, was invited to speak at the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida.
WP teacher nominated
During her time at Winter Park High School, Ginger Carter has integrated technology into educational activities, which she said has earned her a reputation as someone who’s not afraid to try new things in the media center.
Lotus Computers ships PCs and laptops nationwide, building each by hand in the company’s Altamonte Springs workshop.
Florist finds hapiness
Twenty years ago, Casselberry resident Mimi Chin sat on the side of U.S. Highway 17-92 with a bucket of water and $5 worth of carnations, trying to sell flowers and pick up the pieces after losing everything.
World travels end in Orlando
Josh Garrick had to travel around the world to arrive in College Park, but the journey was a lot longer than that.
Battling brain disease
The disease gradually destroys brain cells, causing psychiatric, cognitive and motor disorders.
Teaching without words
In her first year of teaching at Winter Park High School, Ashley Loomis reinvigorated the school without speaking a single word in the classroom.
Couple offers comfort
On the last Friday of every month for the past three years, Angela and her husband Jason have taken over the kitchen at the Ronald McDonald House at Florida Hospital cooking meals for the guests in need.
Fooling Penn & Teller
Seven minutes is all Kostya Kimlat had to perform a magic trick on “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” the hour-long competition series featuring the legendary duo Penn and Teller.
Flowers for a cure
Carly Springhart is on a mission to find a cure for Rett syndrome, a debilitating neurological disorder that mostly affects girls; her sister Brooklyn one of them.
Local is fired up for France
Sandra Sheridan, a Winter Park native and Rollins graduate, is fired up, in this case, “Fired Up for France.” That’s the very fitting name of her new series of stories about her travels to Paris.
Healthy food on wheels
A gigantic re-purposed LYNX bus with paintings of produce on its exterior doubles as a farmers market.
Three generations volunteer
When a new firefighter graduates, it is tradition that a family member has the honor of pinning on that first badge. When Matthew was pinned, it was an historic moment for the family and the county.