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  • Orlando Hispanic college scholarship fund wins $1 million grant

    Orlando Hispanic college scholarship fund wins $1 million grant
    More Central Florida Hispanic students could get help going to college thanks to a $1 million grant to the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando. The two-year grant from the Helios Education Foundation, which funds initiatives in Arizona...
  • Q&A: New chief judge prepares to replace retiring Belvin Perry

    Q&A: New chief judge prepares to replace retiring Belvin Perry
    Circuit Judge Frederick Lauten will become the top judge in Orange and Osceola counties next month, and is looking forward with "excitement that is mixed with moments of stark terror," he quipped during a recent interview. The terror comes in...
  • Rollins' scholarship-producing Alfond Inn beats projections

    Rollins' scholarship-producing Alfond Inn beats projections
    The Alfond Inn, a boutique hotel established by Rollins College a year ago to raise money for scholarships, is exceeding its income projections for 2014, the school said Wednesday. The $32.5 million Winter Park hotel was projected to have net...
  • Read this column, or you'll regret it

     Read this column, or you'll regret it
    "Regrets, I've had a few," sings Frank Sinatra in the classic "My Way." Me too, Frank, me too. Paul Anka's lyrics continue with Ol' Blue Eyes singing "But then again, too few to mention." Although my regrets are also few in the grand scheme of things,...
  • Pearson, Miller compete in District 47 Republican primary

    Pearson, Miller compete in District 47 Republican primary
    Two political newcomers are competing in the Republican primary on Aug. 26 for state representative in District 47. The district includes Winter Park, Orlando and Belle Isle. Local business owner Maurice Pearson and Rollins College marketing director...
  • Review: Hamilton's Kitchen in Winter Park

    Review: Hamilton's Kitchen in Winter Park
    I rarely review a restaurant twice within a year of its opening. But I sometimes make an exception when a new chef takes the helm at a prominent location. Hamilton's Kitchen opened in 2013 at Winter Park's Alfond Inn. In May the boutique hotel...
  • 'Guns of August 2': What led to the Vietnam War

     'Guns of August 2': What led to the Vietnam War
    In the book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman describes the decisions that, 100 years ago, led to World War I. But this August brings us another momentous turning point: the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident of 1964. This...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight 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...
  • Canvs coworking space set to open Monday morning

    Canvs coworking space set to open Monday morning
    Downtown Orlando’s newest coworking space, Canvs, is ready to open for business on Monday morning in the Chruch Street Exchange building. Contractors were putting final touches on the 15,000-square-foot shared office space on Thursday.  Several...
  • Judges nominate replacement for retiring Chief Judge Belvin Perry

    Judges nominate replacement for retiring Chief Judge Belvin Perry
    The judges in Orange and Osceola counties have nominated a replacement for retiring Chief Judge Belvin Perry, choosing a longtime judge and former prosecutor to lead the Ninth Judicial Circuit. Circuit Judge Frederick Lauten was the only judge nominated...
  • Belvin Perry's replacement as chief judge elected

    Belvin Perry's replacement as chief judge elected
    As longtime Chief Judge Belvin Perry prepares to retire at the end of the month, the judges of Orange and Osceola counties on Tuesday elected his replacement, the Ninth Judicial Circuit said in a statement. Circuit Judge Frederick Lauten, who has been...
  • New code school coming to downtown Orlando

    New code school coming to downtown Orlando
    Orlando is getting a new code school, the first such school in town to have its own facility for on-site learning. The Iron Yard, based in Greenville, S.C., is opening a new location downtown. Code schools are private, independent operations where...