Events

Aug 17 7:00 PM
Boys Varsity Football: Edgewater High School vs. Winter Park High School
Edgewater High School 3100 Edgewater Drive
Aug 17 7:30 PM
Boys Varsity Football: Bishop Moore Catholic High School vs. The Bolles School-San Jose Campus
Bishop Moore Catholic High School 3901 Edgewater Drive
Aug 20 5:45 PM
Orlando Elks Lodge #1079 Public Bingo
Orlando Elks Lodge #1079 12 N. Primrose Drive
Aug 20 6:45 PM
Orlando Elks Lodge #1079 Public Bingo
Orlando Elks Lodge #1079 12 N. Primrose Drive
Aug 21 2:00 PM
Build Your Cat a Castle
Winter Park Public Library 460 E. New England Ave.

Latest News

WINTER PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY: Latin 101 - On Hiatus through to be held August 20
Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Adults 18+ Challenge your brain and increase your vocabulary in this beginner level class taught by Prof. Anthony Cervone, retired professor, Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Central Florida.

WINTER PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY: Tuesday Walks in Winter Park to be held August 21
Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Join Healthy Central Florida for a free, fun walk (approximately 2-2.5 miles, and lasting 45-60 minutes) followed by a water break, post-walk stretch and discussion.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: New Information Technology Manager

Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Florida Hospital Flagler has named Sam Smith as information technology (IT) Manager.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Topping Out Beam Signing at Florida Hospital Waterman A

Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

The construction of the new four-story tower at Florida Hospital Waterman is progressing as planned, and the hospital has reached an important milestone: its topping out.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Family Medicine Physician Joins Florida Hospital’s Employed Medical Group

Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Family medicine physician Dr. Donnette Williams has joined the Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners medical staff at Florida Hospital Flagler.

Real Estate

Home sales in Winter Park, July 29-August 4, 2018

Local Labs News Service | Aug 16, 2018

According to BlockShopper.com, there were seven reported residential sales in Winter Park for the week of July 29-August 4, 2018.

Obituaries

Obituary for Mary Begeal Aug 15, 2018

Mrs. Mary M. Begeal of the Lutheran Towers passed away Saturday morning August 11 at 9:03 AM after a lingering illness from complications of a stroke.

Obituary: Lois Jean Willson Aug 8, 2018

Mrs. Lois Jean Willson, 83, of Orlando passed away Sunday, August 5th, 2018 at home.

Obituary for Rita McCarren Sweeney Aug 3, 2018

Rita McCarren Sweeney has died in Orlando on the evening of July 31, 2018, after a bad set of Kidneys finally gave way – but her passing was peaceful, with no pain.

Obituary: Donald E. Capley Jul 31, 2018

Donald E. Capley, 89, of Orlando, passed away July 26, 2018.

Obituary for Jefferson Dell Herndon Jul 31, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Jefferson “Jeff” Dell Herndon announce his passing on July 28, 2018 at the age of 34.

Business

Hurricane planning can help residents stay safe during and after a storm
Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

Gulf state residents from Texas to Florida and all along our nation's coasts are often a bit on edge from June through the end of November as they prepare for possible hurricanes.

Florida homeowners will generally have 2 insurance deductibles
Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

Those living in Florida and other areas that are vulnerable to hurricanes actually have two deductibles relating to their home insurance: a standard deductible and a hurricane deductible.

From Doctor Phillips Today

When a storm approaches, quick DIY projects can help 'hurricane proof' your home

Marian Johns | Aug 8, 2018

There are several steps homeowners can take when a hurricane threatens their area that may help protect against storm damage and do not require the work of a contractor.

From Lake Hart News

SMS texting, drones expedite Kin's response to clients' claims

Marian Johns | Aug 7, 2018

Kin Insurance's latest technology for claims processing, which was put to the test during Hurricane Irma, has created a faster, more efficient way to begin the claims process after a natural disaster.

Education

Edgewater High's JROTC program places 5th at national competition
Carrie Bradon | Aug 13, 2018

The competition was held in June and brought together hundreds of passionate programs, all ready to show their skills and represent their branches throughout the five services.

97 percent of applicants to Adventist University of Health Sciences were admitted for fall 2017
Local Labs News Service | Aug 13, 2018

At Adventist University of Health Sciences, 52 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 80 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Florida Institute of Recording Sound and Technology enrolls 285 undergrads

Local Labs News Service | Aug 12, 2018

At Florida Institute of Recording Sound and Technology, 59 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 87 percent are male, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Orange Technical College-Winter Park Campus enrolls 1,546 undergrads

Local Labs News Service | Aug 11, 2018

At Orange Technical College-Winter Park Campus, 92 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 56 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Family

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.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Gets the Gold

Press release submission | Jun 27, 2018

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has been awarded the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association® for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. This is one of the highest awards that a hospital can attain.

FLORIDA HOSPITAL ORLANDO: Florida Hospital Names New Marketing Director

Press release submission | Jun 27, 2018

Florida Hospital has selected Stephanie Mellenberndt to serve as the director of marketing for both Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach and Florida Hospital New Smyrna in New Smyrna Beach. In this role, Mellenberndt is responsible for overseeing the marketing strategy, activation and community relations that drives awareness and community connection for the 327-bed facility in Daytona Beach, as well as the 112-bed facility in New Smyrna Beach.

Real Estate

Home sales in Winter Park, July 29-August 4, 2018
Local Labs News Service | Aug 16, 2018

According to BlockShopper.com, there were seven reported residential sales in Winter Park for the week of July 29-August 4, 2018.

Q1 real estate sales report: Winter Park
Local Labs News Service | Aug 16, 2018

Median prices rose in Winter Park over last year, and are up 44.4 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to first quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Q1 real estate sales report: Lockhart

Local Labs News Service | Aug 15, 2018

Median prices rose in Lockhart over last year, and are up 1 percent over 10 years, adjusted for inflation, according to first quarter sales data collected by BlockShopper.com

Jose A. Rodriguez acquires 2560 Salisbury Blvd., Fairview Shores

Local Labs News Service | Aug 15, 2018

On Aug. 10, 2018, Jose A. Rodriguez purchased a two bedroom, one bathroom home at 2560 Salisbury Blvd., Fairview Shores from Eric Arce for $173,000.

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