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AMERICAN LEGION-DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA: VA now processing Blue Water Navy veteran claims
Press release submission | Jan 12, 2020

As of Jan. 1, the Department of Veterans Affairs began processing Agent Orange disability claims for Blue Water Navy veterans.

AMERICAN LEGION-DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA: Historic Paris Post 1 energizes a new generation

Press release submission | Jan 11, 2020

American Legion centennial events occurred throughout the nation and around the world in 2019

AMERICAN LEGION-DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA: Dec. 31 last day to order American Legion centennial coins

Press release submission | Dec 27, 2019

There’s not much time left to purchase The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin series. After Dec. 31, the U.S. Mint will no longer sell these limited-edition collector’s items.

AMERICAN LEGION-DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA: California post building to be recognized as historical site

Press release submission | Dec 14, 2019

The City of Palm Springs, Calif., will rededicate and recognize American Legion Post 519 as a “Class One Historical Site” the first week in January.

Obituaries

Obituary for Charlie David Hunt Feb 18, 2020

Charlie David Hunt, of Orlando Florida, passed away February 12, 2020, at the age of 77.

Obituary for Dr. Prathapa Chandran Feb 18, 2020

Dr. Prathapa Chandran, of New Smyrna Beach Florida, passed away February 14, 2020, at the age of 78.

Obituary for Monique Inez Baez Feb 18, 2020

Monique Inez Baez, of Orlando Florida, passed away February 13, 2020, at the age of 49.

Obituary for William Ligato Feb 10, 2020

William Ligato, 77, passed away in Ocoee, Florida on February 5, 2020.

Obituary for Satnam Kaur Thethi Feb 10, 2020

Satnam Kaur Thethi passed away on February 7th, 2020.

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

Delaware 4th-graders score two points below the national average on reading
Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 15, 2020

Fourth-graders in Delaware on average scored 218 on a standardized reading test administered last year, which is two points below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

Delaware 4th-graders score one point below the national average on math
Delaware Business Daily reports | Feb 8, 2020

Fourth-graders in Delaware on average scored 239 on a standardized math test administered last year, which is one point below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

From Delaware Business Daily

UDEL sports programs took in $36.6 million in 2018

Delaware Business Daily reports | Jan 31, 2020

University of Delaware grossed $36.6 million in 2018, making it the 102nd-highest-grossing college athletics program in the United States that year, according to a Delaware Business Daily analysis of the latest federal data

From Florida Business Daily

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.

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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