| Oct 31, 2014
| 1:52 PM
FRUITLAND PARK — From the black eyes of back-to-back scandals to the encroaching growth from The Villages, Fruitland Park has plenty of issues to tackle in the coming years.
Five candidates are vying for two City Commission seats that are up for...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Nik Wallenda intends to walk across the Chicago River on a tightrope next weekend. It's a stunt — a staged event designed to capture public attention. You could say that "10 Things" is a stunt, too, which means you'd better pay attention. Here are...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The premise of "The Best of Enemies" sounds like a gimmick: Ku Klux Klan leader and black civil-rights activist are forced to work together.
The resolution sounds like an old TV afterschool special: They become friends and learn to let go of hate and...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:03 PM
It is unfortunate that in non-presidential elections, far fewer folks vote. In reality, decisions made in Harrisburg and your local community usually have more impact on your day-to-day lives. And some of the decisions made in Harrisburg just smell bad....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:49 AM
More than two years ago, the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center in Maitland began planning a series of exhibits to commemorate a significant date this year: the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
It was the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Wilton Manors is undergoing big change, with a number of major renovations along Dixie Highway and Wilton Drive. To oversee those changes, voters are about to select their next mayor and fill two hotly contested commission seats.
Mayor Gary Resnick...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In September 1928, the leaders of a burgeoning immigrant community in eastern Pennsylvania met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city.
They decided to canvass the...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Fruitland Park's deputy chief of police, who left the city during a scandal over the Ku Klux Klan, is demanding his unpaid job as chief of the volunteer fire department back.
A letter from an attorney on behalf of David Borst warned that Fruitland...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus.
Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Prosecutors in Lake County have tossed three pending criminal cases because of an FBI report linking two former Fruitland Park police officers to the Ku Klux Klan.
All three cases – two misdemeanor batteries and a felony traffic case –...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:53 AM
A man has been arrested in connection with the vandalism of a sign at a prominent Miami Beach temple, WFOR-Ch. 4 is reporting.
Early Tuesday, a swastika and the letters "KKK" were found on a sign at the entrace of Temple Emanu-el along the 1700 block of...