| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:09 PM
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.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:11 PM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:58 PM
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."...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:46 PM
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...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:14 AM
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.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:54 PM
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...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:09 AM
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...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:23 AM
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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:06 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:37 AM
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.