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  • Area kids’ bus safety posters are winners

     
    School bus safety posters created by three Central Florida students are among five from the state that are headed to national competition after winning top prizes in a contest sponsored by the Florida Association for Pupil Transportation.  Megan Finn of Jackso
  • Pride & Culture On Display For Queens' Ecuadorian Parade

    Pride & Culture On Display For Queens' Ecuadorian Parade
    Every year, pride takes center stage at the Ecuadorian Parade on Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights. And this year, was no different. "We're out here showing our Ecuadorian pride. Pride from where we come from," said Stephanie Marquez, 22, of Queens....

    Superstorm Sandy scares away Halloween

    Superstorm Sandy scares away Halloween
    Children in New Jersey will have to wait for Halloween this year after Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order postponing trick-or-treating and other holiday celebrations across the state. Executive Order 105 will postpone Halloween activities...

    George Vujnovich dies at 96; leader of daring World War II rescue

    In 1944, as head of the Office of Strategic Services in Bari, Italy, George Vujnovich guided a team of agents who worked with Yugoslav guerrilla leader Draza Mihailovich to airlift more than 500 airmen from a makeshift runway carved on a mountaintop in...

    Class warfare declared in Seminole schools?

     
          State Rep. Jason Brodeur's controversial amendment to the House's budget is an interesting read, with layers of intrigue packed into just three sentences, albeit two of them are long in typical lawmakers' style. As we reported, the Sanford...