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  • Windermere Prep girls team ties for second at state tournament

    Windermere Prep girls team ties for second at state tournament
    Windermere Prep’s girls tennis team tied for second in the Class 1A state tournament Thursday at Red Bug Lake Park in Casselberry. The Lakers tied American Heritage-Delray with nine points. Miami Ransom Everglades won with 19. Windermere Prep&...
  • Pinocchio's Marionette Theater will close in July

     Pinocchio's Marionette Theater will close in July
    Pinocchio's Marionette Theater in Altamonte Springs will close at the end of July, director Sean Keohane says. Attendance and donations dropped off last fall and have never truly recovered, he said. The theater, which specialized in puppetry shows for...
  • FHP stepping up SunRail patrols after crashes

    FHP stepping up SunRail patrols after crashes
    Barbara Calabrese has seen plenty of bad driving around railroad crossings. Much of it she describes as "just stupid." "My feeling is people are comfortable stopping on the tracks," said Calabrese, a Maitland resident. "And they shouldn't be. Never."...
  • SunRail was mostly on time for Day 2 of service

    SunRail was mostly on time for Day 2 of service
    SunRail was running mostly on schedule Friday, although nearly 100 passengers had to wait for another train during the evening ride home because the one they wanted was full. "This is crazy, man. They need to know better than this. This is going to lose...
  • SunRail starts charging for rides

    SunRail starts charging for rides
    The free ride for SunRail ends today, and the real test begins to see how many people will pay to use Central Florida's first commuter train. SunRail debuted May 1 and didn't charge for its first 12 days. The freebies drew a lot of joy riders, which...
  • Lawmakers look to conservation amendment for springs cash

    Lawmakers look to conservation amendment for springs cash
    TALLAHASSEE -- The next Senate president said Wednesday his chamber had backed off a plan to devote at least $378 million a year to cleaning up pollution-choked springs because Florida voters this fall could make the decision for them. Sen. Andy...
  • Seminole Hilton chef competing to be ACF Southeast Chef of the Year in Charleston, S.C.

    Seminole Hilton chef competing to be ACF Southeast Chef of the Year in Charleston, S.C.
    Nora Galdiano, executive chef at Hilton Orlando in Altamonte Springs, is one of four chefs competing for the opportunity to represent the ACF Southeast region in a national competition  in Kansas City, Mo., July 25-29. The four will compete at Trident...
  • SunRail ticket machines, online site ready to take your money

    SunRail ticket machines, online site ready to take your money
    SunRail this morning started gearing up to charge people who board the $1.2 billion system. Rides have been free since the commuter train's inaugural run May 1, but the base one-way fare of $2 goes into effect Monday, May 19. Passes now can be...
  • SunRail ridership grows despite glitches

    SunRail ridership grows despite glitches
    Ridership is climbing on the SunRail commuter train, despite glitches ranging from balky crossing gates and ticket machines to crowded cars during the evening commute. Each day, on average, more than 4,100 people board SunRail — just a bit fewer...
  • Senate scales back major springs bill

    Senate scales back major springs bill
    TALLAHASSEE -- Mired in a spat between property owners, the business lobby and local governments, a Senate panel on Tuesday gutted a proposal once hailed as a major step to protect Florida's dying springs. In a series of amendments, the Senate...
  • 'X Factor' winners Alex & Sierra to perform on 'Today'

    'X Factor' winners Alex & Sierra to perform on 'Today'
    Been wondering about Alex & Sierra, the Central Florida duo that captivated viewers and won "The X Factor"? Their single "Scarecrow," which is out now, goes to iTunes on Monday and their album will be out later this year, Sony Music says. The...