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  • Soccer gripe: Winning not everything: My Word

    Soccer gripe: Winning not everything: My Word
    Here's the problem with FIFA. It's zeitgeist — the times, they are a changin'. Or it's due to the unremitting harangue from an American soccer fanatic over the years — but I did it. I capitulated. I suspended my otherwise ferocious biases...
  • Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend

    Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight--Holiday celebrations Brevard   City of Cocoa 4th of July Celebration: Brevard Symphony Orchestra  will play patriotic selections at a fireworks display over the  Indian...
  • Rollins College adding a new VOICE to its programs

    Rollins College adding a new VOICE to its programs
    When Rollins College opened its Center for Lifelong Learning in 2013 to offer courses for older students, the turnout for the initial schedule of classes vastly exceeded their expectations, noted Bob McKinlay. Another surprise, noted McKinlay –...
  • Rollins says no to baseball stadium after citizen complaints

    Rollins says no to baseball stadium after citizen complaints
    Winter Park has struck out on another possible venue for minor-league baseball. Officials at Rollins College have decided against moving ahead with a stadium deal at the college's Harper-Shepherd Field. The decision by the executive committee of the...
  • Hypocrisy guides Presbyterian decision: My Word

    Hypocrisy guides Presbyterian decision: My Word
    Without a little hypocrisy, who among us could survive? The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), however, seems determined to make hypocrisy its guiding moral principle. The Rev. Jeffrey DeYoe Sr.'s defense in Friday's Sentinel of the...
  • Florida unemployment rises slightly to 6.3 percent

    Florida unemployment rises slightly to 6.3 percent
    Florida's unemployment rate edged up to 6.3 percent in May — rising one-tenth of a percentage point — as the state lost 17,900 jobs, state officials said Friday. The statewide jobless rate is now 1.2 percentage points lower than it was a year...
  • Amid resident concerns, Rollins takes a breather on baseball stadium deal

    Amid resident concerns, Rollins takes a breather on baseball stadium deal
    The idea seems simple. Replace a 1,000-seat stadium on land owned by Rollins College with a 2,500-seat stadium to accommodate a minor league baseball team. Getting there, however, is proving to be more difficult, as opposition grows from Winter Park...
  • Orlando's Fern Creek school defied odds, yet now faces closure

    Orlando's Fern Creek school defied odds, yet now faces closure
    For years, Fern Creek Elementary has been a model of what's right in public education. Tucked inside an older neighborhood just north of downtown Orlando, the school — with its high population of poor and even homeless kids — defied the odds...
  • Aradhana Tiwari to be Mad Cow's resident director

    Aradhana Tiwari to be Mad Cow's resident director
    Aradhana Tiwari will serve as resident director of Mad Cow Theatre, beginning with the 2014 - 2015 season, the theater announced Tuesday. Tiwari is a Central Florida-based artist who has guest-directed at Mad Cow since 2012. Her production of "The...
  • On Winter Park's west side, residents fear development squeezing them out

    On Winter Park's west side, residents fear development squeezing them out
    In Central Florida, "Winter Park" is shorthand for a certain image — large homes, luxury cars, lunch along Park Avenue. But that image reflects only the eastern part of the city. The west side, the less affluent, historically black area of town,...
  • Transgenders become more vocal in push for equality

    Transgenders become more vocal in push for equality
    The transgender community has a new cover girl. Featured on Time magazine, transgender actress Laverne Cox has become the new face of a community that has long been associated with transvestites and male prostitutes dressed as women. Cox, who plays a...
  • Citizens speak up, is Winter Park listening?: My Word

    Citizens speak up, is Winter Park listening?: My Word
    A Sentinel article on Monday states long-time residents of Winter Park's west side worry a hot real-estate market is squeezing them out, altering their community. It's not just west-side residents who are worried. Many Winter Park residents share their...