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  • Dealing with growth, improving city's image major issues in Fruitland Park election

    Dealing with growth, improving city's image major issues in Fruitland Park election
    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...
  • 10 things you might not know about stunts

     10 things you might not know about stunts
    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...
  • Theater review: 'The Best of Enemies' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

     Theater review: 'The Best of Enemies' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    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...
  • Reckless gun rights bill is reason to vote

    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....
  • Holocaust Center joins Shakespeare Theater on civil rights debate

    Holocaust Center joins Shakespeare Theater on civil rights debate
    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...
  • Return mayor, commissioners, to manage growth in Wilton Manors

    Return mayor, commissioners, to manage growth in Wilton Manors
    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...
  • Discovering that Christopher Columbus is persona non grata

    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...
  • Deputy police chief caught in KKK scandal demands unpaid fire job back

    Deputy police chief caught in KKK scandal demands unpaid fire job back
    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...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    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...
  • Prosecutors toss three cases over police links to KKK

    Prosecutors toss three cases over police links to KKK
    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 –...
  • Report: Swastika at Miami Beach temple leads to arrest

    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...