| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The last four applicants who want to open a charter school in Orange County in 2014 appeared before the Orange County School Board on Thursday night. All four seemed agreeable to the idea of basic performance standards.
Board Chairman Bill Sublette...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:50 AM
I think the world of Roberto Clemente and the legacy he left behind.
You can quote me on it, based on a piece wrote in 2002 commemorating the 30-year anniversary of his death under tragic circumstances. Clemente as one of five passengers killed in a...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
When I leave the house I bump up the air conditioning to 80. I switched all the lamps to compact fluorescent light bulbs. And I yell at my kids to turn off the lights when they leave a room.
But when the kids are brushing their teeth, I barely bat an...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Bok Tower Gardens
The gardens are at 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales. Hours are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily with occasional concerts and film screenings. Admission is $12 adults, $3 ages 5-12. Details: 863-676-1408 or boktowergardens.org.
"BARK" TOWER GARDENS...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens
The museum is at 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students age 12 and up, free for members and ages 12 and...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:01 PM
An Orange County teen was severely injured and possibly disfigured after a brutal attack Monday.
The 17-year-old victim was walking through her neighborhood shortly before 11 p.m. when three people she recognized as neighbors attacked her, according...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Art, music and film will be used to speak against oppression, bullying and turning a blind eye to discrimination in a series of Central Florida events this fall.
Notable cultural groups such as the Bach Festival Society, Enzian Theater and the Cornell...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Update in italics.
Newly-inducted Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp will was slated to headline a fundraiser for Orange County Commission candidate Carol Johnson in their hometown of Apopka Tuesday, but a campaign spokesman said it's been canceled....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Central Florida's major arts institutions regularly reach out and have special programs for almost every sector of our community. Here's a sampling:
•The Crealde School of Art may sound like a children's art school, but the Winter Park icon...
| Aug 1, 2013
Redfield: Constance Green, 93, of Redfield died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the Eastern Star Home in Redfield, with her daughter and grandson, Paul, at her side.
Constance’s wishes were to have no formal funeral service.
She was cremated and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:02 AM
As I photographed the very first press conference after Trayvon Martin’s death, I had the feeling that this story could grow into something bigger. That feeling was confirmed when I covered the first rally at the Allen Chapel AME church in Sanford a...