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Seminole County

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  • Schools aim for restaurant-style service in lunchrooms

    Schools aim for restaurant-style service in lunchrooms
    No one would confuse the cafeteria line at Crystal Lake Elementary in Seminole County with a restaurant. But that hasn't stopped the school from aiming for a "restaurant-quality" experience. That includes using black plastic ware and serving split-top...
  • $5 rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats in wake of scare

    $5 rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats in wake of scare
    Through this Saturday, July 26, the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando Sanford Veterinary Clinic is offering $5 pre-exposure rabies vaccines for dogs and cats to prevent the spread of the disease. There is no appointment required and no exam fee will be...
  • Florida transplant: 11 ways you know it

    Florida transplant: 11 ways you know it
    Let's just get the obvious one out of the way: The first way you know you're a Florida transplant is that you weren't born here. You were born in Chicago, New York, Louisville, Philadelphia or Minneapolis. You grew up in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Kansas...
  • Florida Supreme Court: Let stand ruling to reinstate lesbian as boy's adoptive mother

    A Florida lesbian can remain the adoptive mother of her 6-year-old son, despite efforts by her ex-partner to have the Florida adoption revoked. "After the couple split up, the birth mother the biological mother asked the court to vacate the adoption,"...
  • Seminole sheriff discusses 'reefer madness'

    Seminole sheriff discusses 'reefer madness'
    The topic will be "reefer madness," according to the TV program, and one guest will be Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger. You can hear the discussion about marijuana on "Facing Florida With Mike Vasilinda" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9....
  • More ways to know you're a Florida transplant

    More ways to know you're a Florida transplant
    Florida is full of transplants. And a lot of them emailed me after the video and blog "Florida transplants: 11 Ways You Know It" was posted on OrlandoSentinel.com. Judging by the dozens of messages I received and the more than 100 comments on Facebook,...
  • Chef Henry's in Longwood to close at the end of August

    Chef Henry's in Longwood to close at the end of August
    Chef Henry's in the Longwood Village Shopping Center will close at the end of August. Chef Henrich "Henry" Brestowski suffered a heart attack earlier this year. After bypass surgery and serious complications, his wife Estera told me in a phone interview,...
  • Deloitte confirms 1,000 new jobs in Lake Mary

    Deloitte confirms 1,000 new jobs in Lake Mary
    Deloitte, the world’s largest accounting firm, confirmed Monday that its Deloitte Consulting arm is opening a new tech center in Lake Mary, with 1,000 new jobs. Seminole County and the City of Lake Mary are planning to vote on a $1.7 million...
  • There's no debate -- kids should be vaccinated

    There's no debate --  kids should be vaccinated
    The number of people who have found God in the last 10 years has risen dramatically. That is, if we're talking about people who cite religion for exempting their school-age kids from state-required vaccinations. But that trend isn't about faith. And...
  • Lake Mary named to list of 10 Best Towns for Families

    Lake Mary named to list of 10 Best Towns for Families
    Lake Mary is a family-friendly city with good schools, affordable homes and a low-crime rate, and that earned it a Top 10 ranking on a new list of "Best Towns for Families" put out by Family Circle magazine. Lake Mary is the only Florida locale on the...
  • Divas unite to introduce kids to music

     Divas unite to introduce kids to music
    When Carol Stein wrangles the divas in a fundraiser for the Steinway Society of Central Florida, the egos are checked at the door. "There's never a 'diva' problem," Stein says with hearty laugh. "Everyone wants to help. These are divas with a heart."...