| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Elana Goldstein, 18, went to Israel last month for what's called a "birthright trip": a subsidized visit available to anyone with at least one Jewish parent.
She was greeted with air-raid sirens and exploding rockets.
Another Central Florida woman,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Republican voters in east Seminole County will choose between two conservatives running for the state House who basically agree on the major issues backed by the party.
They both promise more local control of education, better protection of the region's...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:00 AM
From dive-bar casual to Margaritaville wannabes to simply sophisticated, the dining options on Central Florida's waterways include a myriad of choices.
We set out in search of eats along the St. Johns River from Astor to Sanford, the scenic Intracoastal...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Winter Park: Good Morning Winter Park, 7:45 a.m. Aug. 8, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce/Welcome Center, 151 W. Lyman Ave., Winter Park. Cost: free. Details: 407-644-8281 or winterpark.org.
Oviedo-Winter Springs: Bagels and Business event...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:58 AM
It took awhile, but the timing couldn't have been better for picture-perfect synthetic turf to be rolled out at Lake Mary.
The fabricated field, a rich green, with bright white yard lines and red end zones that burn your eyes if you stare too long,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.
Back to school block party
Orlando Fashion Square, 3201 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, will be giving away $20,000 cash in Back-to-School Bucks, starting Friday at...
| Aug 5, 2014
DOLORES RODRIGUEZ-BARRIOS, 93, Titusville, died Saturday. Loomis Family Funeral Home, Apopka.
GEORGE FREDRIC CLEAVER, 94, Eustis, died Sunday. Hamlin & Hilbish Funeral Directors, Eustis.
DOROTHY ANNE CONNER, 78, Sorrento, died Saturday....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:58 PM
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....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: a "swatting" call leads to big police response; boy's body identified at notorious reform school; and weekend offerings: beer and art, superhero movies, and handmade mugs.
1. A "swatting" call led...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:54 AM
JOSE E. SANCHEZ, 37, Melbourne Beach, died July 20. Funeraria Porta Coeli, Kissimmee.
NATIVIDAD ALVAREZ, 88, Orlando, died Wednesday. Family Funeral Care, Hunter's Creek.
PABLO ESPINO GONZALEZ, 65, Orlando, died July 19. Funeraria Porta...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:47 AM
An Altamonte Springs man pulled a gun during a road-rage incident in the Oviedo area this week when a driver accidentally cut him off, deputies reported Thursday.
Michael Stansfield, 29, was arrested by Seminole County deputies Tuesday night after the...