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AMERICAN LEGION-DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA: Vehicle donations support Legion programs
Press release submission | Dec 8, 2019

Owners of unused vehicles can donate them for tax breaks while also benefiting American Legion programs. Proceeds from each auction sale via Charitable Auto Rides Service, Inc. (CARS) will go toward Legion charities and programs.

CRAWFORD THOMAS RECRUITING: Indeed’s Simple Solution to Attract Top Talent
Press release submission | Dec 8, 2019

What we are expected to wear to work is ingrained in us at a very young age. We’re taught that firefighters wear brimmed helmets, doctors wear white coats and businesspeople wear suits.

AMERICAN LEGION-DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA: Bill introduced to build DC monument for Medal of Honor recipients

Press release submission | Nov 22, 2019

A Washington monument to honor Medal of Honor recipients was proposed Tuesday in legislation introduced by two Texas congressmen.

CRAWFORD THOMAS RECRUITING: Is December the Best Month for Job Hunting?

Press release submission | Nov 21, 2019

If you’re thinking of putting your job search off until after the holidays, think again. Although conventional wisdom holds that looking for a job during this time is a futile exercise, evidence suggests the contrary.

Obituaries

Obituary for Walter Scott Richards Dec 2, 2019

Walter Scott Richards, 70, passed away November 27, 2019 in Orlando.

Obituary for David Dennis Barczak Dec 2, 2019

David "Dewey" Barczak born on September 21, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio passed away peacefully on November 28, 2019.

Obituary: Juan Sebastian Balderas Dec 2, 2019

Juan Sebastian Balderas, age 38, from Orlando, Florida, died Thursday, November 28, 2019.

Obituary for Marlene H. Ayala Nov 25, 2019

Mrs. Marlene H. Ayala, age 80 of Orlando, Florida passed away Wednesday November 20, 2019.

Obituary for Bryan Hiram Luna Mendez Nov 25, 2019

Bryan H. Luna-Mendez, 19, beloved son of Xelimar Mendez and Hiram Luna, passed away, Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Arnold Palmer Hospital, Orlando.

Business

Analysis: Florida Hospital Orlando ranked among top U.S. hospitals
Florida Local New Network reports | Mar 8, 2019

Florida Hospital Orlando was listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients

Florida gets above-average marks on financial transparency
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 15, 2018

Florida received a score of 76 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.

From Apopka Times

Changes to your property often mean revising your homeowners insurance

Marian Johns | Oct 5, 2018

Just as the season is beginning to change, so might the things around your house. That's why it's a good idea to think about reviewing your home insurance coverage.

From Apopka Times

Flooding from Hurricane Florence is a reminder of the dangers of being underinsured

Marian Johns | Sep 24, 2018

A recent study by Consumer Reports shows that 60 percent of all homes in the U.S. are underinsured by 20 percent.

Education

Which Florida schools receive the most state student aid?
Local Labs News Service | Nov 4, 2019

University of Florida, Florida State University and University of Central Florida reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?
Local Labs News Service | Oct 28, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Gwinnett Institute and South University-West Palm Beach reported receiving the least state financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.

From Florida Business Daily

Which Florida schools receive the least state student aid?

Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College and Gwinnett Institute reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

From Florida Business Daily

2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Florida averaged $37,636

Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 18, 2019

A beginning teacher’s salary in Florida averaged $37,636 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 27th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

Family

College Park Jazz Fest will feature 9 bands on 3 stages
Carrie Bradon | Sep 8, 2018

Looking for a fun way to spend a weekend? The College Park Jazz Fest is only months away and definitely something you won't want to miss out on.

WINTER PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY: Movies @ Midweek - A Quiet Place to be held July 18

Press release submission | Jul 17, 2018

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

WINTER PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY: American Tall Tales and Songs to be held June 28

Press release submission | Jun 27, 2018

Preschool, K—4, Step back in time to America's early days and hear tales from the legendary lives of Paul Bunyan, Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett, and Pecos Bill. Sing along to old-time songs like "This Land is Your Land", "Home on the Range", and more. Enrollment is required for everyone attending the event. Visit www.wppl.org or call 407-623-3300, ext. 4.

Real Estate

Home sales in Orlando, July 21-27, 2019
Metric Media News Service | Jul 30, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 21-27, 2019.

Fairview Shores home sales, July 14-20, 2019
Metric Media News Service | Jul 23, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 14-20, 2019.

Orlando home sales, July 14-20, 2019

Metric Media News Service | Jul 23, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, there were 184 reported residential sales in Orlando for the week of July 14-20, 2019.

Recent Fairview Shores home sales, July 7-13, 2019

Metric Media News Service | Jul 16, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of July 7-13, 2019.

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