| Oct 8, 2014
| 1:14 PM
John Hanson quietly and effectively worked to improve quality and accountability in local health care, those who knew him said.
Hanson, 75, of The Villages, died Sept. 22 of complications from Parkinson's disease.
"John was a futurist," said Becky...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Eight months after mold forced the Orlando Ballet from its longtime home, the dance company could be moving to new headquarters in a prime location, Orlando's Loch Haven Park.
Leaders of the city and the ballet have struck a deal that will let the dance...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:47 AM
About a month ago, I met a doctor in residency at Florida Hospital who hadn't heard of SunRail.
During our conversation, I also learned that he lived in downtown Orlando within a few blocks of a SunRail stop. This doctor-in-training, whose hospital has...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:49 AM
This November, voters will decide on a constitutional amendment to allow medical marijuana in Florida. As a primary-care physician who wants patients to have access to this medicine, I plan to vote yes.
I have been caring for children and families in...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:44 AM
In an effort to pick up more riders at the massive Orlando Health and Florida Hospital campuses, SunRail's last train during the evening peak hours will run 15 minutes later.
Starting Aug. 25, the northbound 7:22 p.m. train at Orlando Health will come...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Clermont Police Department will participate in the 16th annual "Kicks 4 Guns" program throughout Central Florida from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday while supplies last at Stormy Hill Harley-Davidson, 2480 S. U.S. Highway 27.
Citizens can anonymously swap...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:59 AM
When it comes to securing housing, it’s been said that a key factor is location, location, location.
But these days, builders and housing advocates agree, there’s another issue that’s also become appealing to those seeking a place to...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:07 PM
When Sister Rosemary Mayer and Sister Rosemary Lorenzen met 27 years ago, they were fast friends.
At the time, Mayer was already living in Orlando. She worked in the finance department at the BETA Center and was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Kyle Cox has worn plenty of white medical coats the past few years. The one he put on Monday morning was the fashion statement of a lifetime.
"Lab coats, they're different," he said. "They're much less formal than this bad boy."
He gazed down at the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:01 AM
The Lake County Library System's Adult Literacy Program and the Florida Park Service will celebrate International Literacy Day on Monday.
Visitors can get free admission to any state park system including Lake Griffin State Park, 3089 U.S. Highway 27-441...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:10 PM
There are environmental factors to consider, Rhonda Harmon noted, but also two simple explanations: people love spending time at the beach, and in our culture, some equate beauty with a really great tan.
“Most people, I think it’s fair to...