Winter Park


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Winter Park Commission candidates spar in public forum

Naylor and Seidel debate

Incumbent Greg Seidel and challenger Wes Naylor squared off in a candidate forum hosted by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce at the Winter Park Welcome Center on Friday, Feb. 10.

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Healthy Central Florida turns 5, reflects on region's progress

Region progresses in becoming pedestrian-friendly

Healthy Central Florida began its mission of creating a healthier community five years ago, and city officials are looking back on the progress so far.

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Rollins College to host candidate forum

Candidates' Round 2

Winter Park's political season is heating up, with another candidate forum between incumbent City Commissioner Greg Seidel and challenger Wes Naylor.

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WPHS's Restore the Roar returns

Raising $ for WPHS

Winter Park’s second annual Restore the Roar 2017 – Feast on the 50 is back.

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Winter Park rules city overextended legal reach into private property

Board reverses city order

Seniors at the Village Park Senior apartment complex said they were desperate for more parking, but does Winter Park have the right to intervene?

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Winter Park Farmers Market opens up to SNAP/EBT

Help for low-income families

Low-income families just got a helping hand from the Winter Park Farmers Market, thanks to recently introduced SNAP/EBT payment methods.

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Winter Park suffers spike of car burglaries in January

Burglary numbers rise

Statistics from the Winter Park Police Department shows that last month’s rash of car burglaries in Orwin Manor was just the tip of the iceberg.

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Winter Park Police arrest suspects tied to SunTrust card skimmer

Police find skimmer device

Surveillance footage from a SunTrust Bank on New York Avenue led to the arrest of two suspects found with an alleged card-skimming device.

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Winter Park discusses public safety on Cady Way, Park Avenue

City looks at safety

The crosswalks along Park Avenue are just one area Winter Park is looking at in regards to pedestrian safety.

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Seidel, Naylor square off for Winter Park City Commission seat

Seidel, Naylor square off

The race for Seat 1 on the Winter Park City Commission begins. Here's a quick look at the two candidates and their big campaign issues.

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Bike- and walk-ability projects could slow Winter Park firefighters

Deputy fire chief speaks

Some Winter Park emergency responders say that bike lanes and walking paths are putting them in a pinch, forcing them to find alternate routes to meet set response times.

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Winter Parkers fight off commercial parking in neighborhood

Phil Kean request denied

One Winter Park neighborhood was just one vote away from seeing a backyard turned into a parking strip.

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Winter Park sees first bank robbery since August 2014

Bank robbery on Park Avenue

Park Avenue was the site of the Winter Park’s first bank robbery since August 2014 on Friday, Dec. 30, at around 5 p.m. at SunTrust Bank.

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Tree trimmers threaten Winter Parkers with fines

Tree trimmers strongarm residents

A tree trimming company going door-to-door in Winter Park is leaving residents wary, claiming that locals will face city fines unless they are hired on the spot.

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Winter Park seeks help to sell properties

Lee Road land unused

A property purchased by Winter Park along Lee Road two years ago still remains vacant and unsold, but the city hopes that will change soon.