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  • Families make Turkey Trot a part of their holiday

    Families make Turkey Trot a part of their holiday
    More than 2,000 people participated in Burbank Community YMCA’s fifth annual Turkey Trot on Thursday morning and, for some Burbank residents, it’s become a part of family Thanksgiving celebrations. “I like that we’re shifting...
  • Carroll G. “Luke” Luther: Winter Park football star served in WWII

    Carroll G. “Luke” Luther: Winter Park football star served in WWII
    Carroll G. "Luke" Luther was a star athlete for Winter Park High School, World War II veteran and longtime airline employee in Orlando. He died of congestive heart failure at age 92 on Sunday. Luther was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Sept. 27, 1922,...
  • New owner says Keyser building will open as hotel next year

    New owner says Keyser building will open as hotel next year
    Downtown Baltimore's historic Keyser office building is expected to reopen next summer as a new hotel, five years after the developer that started the conversion entered bankruptcy. Red Lion Hotels Corp., a company based in Spokane, Wash., with more than...
  • YMCA to honor MLK Jan. 16 and 19

    YMCA to honor MLK Jan. 16 and 19
    The YMCA of Broward County will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the 11th annual “Martin Luther King Jr. Inspirational Breakfast” Jan. 16 and the “YMCA MLK Day of Service” Jan. 19. ...
  • Home and garden briefs for Dec. 4: Christmas is the time for decorated home tours

    The historic plantations along the James River aren't the only homes decorated and open for holiday touring. Here's a list of some Christmas home tours that are within an easy drive from the Peninsula. Reservations are required for some of the tours,...
  • New Bethany Ministries Luminaria Night benefits homeless

    New Bethany Ministries Luminaria Night benefits homeless
    People like Andre Williams are not supposed to be homeless. Area sports fans probably remember Williams. He covered professional, college and local sports at The Morning Call for 16 years. Big, handsome, outgoing guy who played a lot of pickup...
  • La Grange postpones vote on YMCA site development

     La Grange postpones vote on YMCA site development
    Concerns about terms in a proposed agreement to develop an upscale apartment complex on the former Rich Port YMCA site caused La Grange trustees on Monday to postpone a vote on the project. At a Village Board meeting, trustees were asked to consider...
  • YMCA honors active family with award

    The YMCA of the Foothills presented its 2014 YMCA Pacesetter Award to the Gorvetzian family at a special donor recognition event Thursday, Dec. 4 at Oakmont Country Club. Hosted by YMCA Board of Director Chair Kristin McQueen, the event featured...
  • You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014

    You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014
    Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards. Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers. We're proud to announce...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Daily Exercise Benefits Older Adults

    Autumn temperatures have fallen in Florida just enough to rekindle a new interest in taking on bike paths, jogging trails and swimming. You can sit on a park bench, close your eyes, and hear the unmistakable sidewalk pounding. As temperatures fall just...
  • Timothy O. Pierce Sr., swimming coach

    Timothy O. Pierce Sr., swimming coach
    Timothy O. Pierce Sr., a swimming coach and retired English teacher at Loyola Blakefield, where he headed its middle school, died of cancer Oct. 16 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The resident of the Hampton section of Towson was 71. He was a co-founder of...