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  • Tony's Deli closes in Orlando's Mills 50, continues in Sanford's eclectic downtown

    Tony's Deli closes in Orlando's Mills 50, continues in Sanford's eclectic downtown
    Tony's Deli, a longtime favorite in Orlando's Mills 50 near downtown, is closed. But a second location has opened at 129 W. First St. in Sanford's historic district. The family-owned Middle Eastern eatery first opened in 1977 and quickly became a go-to...
  • Larry Pultz: Oviedo veterinarian cared for animals, owners

    Larry Pultz: Oviedo veterinarian cared for animals, owners
    Larry Pultz was a tall, strong man, "a John Wayne" right down to his cowboy hat. But he was also a tender-hearted father who insisted on rocking his babies to sleep and a veterinarian who'd get up in the middle of the night to care for a sick animal....
  • Not everyone happy with longer day facing 33 schools

    Not everyone happy with longer day facing 33 schools
    Thirty three Central Florida elementary schools must extend their day by an hour when school starts next month, a plan some say will boost reading skills but others fear will leave young students sapped and overworked. The 33 schools — on campuses...
  • GPS device foils armed-bank robbery suspect

    GPS device foils armed-bank robbery suspect
    As bank robberies go, this one went by the book. There was just one problem for armed robbery suspect Jacob Todd Palfrey: A GPS tracker hidden in the money police said he stole from a TD Bank in DeLand. Palfrey, 34, of Winter Springs and an alleged...
  • FHSAA wants easy realignment, but is there such a thing?

    FHSAA wants easy realignment, but is there such a thing?
    The Florida High School Athletic Association soon will undergo the arduous task of realigning 682 member schools into sports districts for the 2015-16 school year and beyond. FHSAA executive director Roger Dearing anticipates "minimal changes" and not...
  • Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries

    Three local congressional races feature Republican primaries
    On August 26 Central Florida Republicans will pick congressional candidates in three Central Florida districts, including one in which a longtime incumbent faces opposition. District 7 Eleven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Mica, Winter Park, faces...
  • Parents of disabled kids sign up for new scholarships

    Parents of disabled kids sign up for new scholarships
    In public school, Jen Goodwin's 11-year-old son, who has Asperger's syndrome, made solid academic gains but struggled with a "loud and overwhelming" campus. In a smaller private school, the boy thrived socially but started to lose ground academically....
  • 07/28: Progressions

    Banking David Pijot was hired as a senior vice president and relationship manager and Elaine Cunningham as an assistant vice president and account manager at City National Bank, Holly Hill. Boards of directors United Arts of Central Florida appointed...
  • Couple find farming bliss in Seminole County

    Couple find farming bliss in Seminole County
    Chickens peck in a compost pile as workers hurry to finish building a shelter for two alpacas named Cheech and Chong, who are about to arrive at Maya Papaya Community Farm. The 5-acre farm at the end of a dirt road near Oviedo is an increasingly rare...
  • Carol Perry: Church deacon, volunteer had quick wit

    Carol Perry: Church deacon, volunteer had quick wit
    Carol Perry struggled with rheumatoid arthritis but still was quick to volunteer to help the elderly with errands and to drive them to doctors' appointments. During her five decades in Orange and Seminole counties, she helped the young and the old...
  • Which schools must add extra hour?

    Which schools must add extra hour?
    These 33 Central Florida schools must tack an extra hour on to their school day for the 2014-15 school year and devote that time to reading lessons: •Lake County: Beverly Shores, Eustis Heights and Leesburg elementary schools; Humanities and Fine...