| Jun 7, 2014
Here are tips on buying and preparing steak for Father's Day.
Speak up. Tell the meat cutter or meat counter person what you're looking for. How many people are you feeding? Do you want individual steaks or a big Flintstones-size slab to share? Does...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:20 PM
All that was missing from David Williamson's invocation Monday was an "amen."
The founder of the Central Florida Freethought Community, an association of "nonbelievers" and a chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, delivered the ceremonial...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Trustco Bank said Monday it plans to establish a new Florida headquarters in Longwood, move its current operations from Maitland and expand its presence in Florida with a series of new branches.
The Glenville, N.Y.-based bank – 16th largest in...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:21 PM
All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season.
Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Seminole County voters' approval of a penny sales-tax hike that starts Jan. 1 is good news for the county's trails system. The tax can be used to build new trails, and several plans are in the works. Here's a summary from Seminole public-works official...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Dad doesn't need another tie for Father's Day. Just grill a steak on June 15 and let him groove to a carnivorous beat.
What to buy? Well, rib-eye remains the favorite across the United States — and the bigger the better on dad's day. But the...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Although some customs have changed — and in spite of omnipresent ear buds and texting — the custom of greeting people still exists.
I remember my grandfather lifting his hat as he passed, without speaking to, the female supervisors on our...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Apopka's Billy Caughell has come a long way from his skinny days as a sophomore linebacker at Apopka High. He's added pounds and muscle to the skinny frame, as well as a skill-set that has earned him mention with some of the best linebackers in Central...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Fourth-grade FCAT writing scores fell in Seminole County this year, a drop the superintendent says defies immediate explanation but will get a "roll up our sleeves" study. The percentage of county fourth graders who passed the state writing test, 49...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:13 PM
At least one Central Florida venture capitalist is taking note of national news that venture capital funds outperformed the stock market in recent activity.
Venture capital is money invested in a young company, usually in exchange for equity or a...
| May 8, 2014
The SunRail commuter line hit a snag Wednesday when one of its trains hit a utility trailer near the Longwood station, causing delays for the new service.
No one was hurt in the crash, which happened about 5:30 p.m., but there was a delay of nearly two...