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  • Edmondson Heights Elementary's new principal part of legacy

    Edmondson Heights Elementary's new principal part of legacy
    David Proudfoot comes from a family of principals. His father, Roger Proudfoot, served as principal at Westowne Elementary, Riverview Elementary and Johnnycake Middle School, before it was known as Southwest Academy. His grandmother also served as...
  • Timonium: Rowing marathon raises $8,000 for Johns Hopkins youth camp

    Adam DeStefano, a 2007 graduate of St. Paul's School, thanks all those who supported him in his quest to raise money for Camp Sunrise by spending countless hours rowing. He actually rowed the equivalent of 1,500 miles in 35 days (on his own) and raised...
  • Gloria Friedgen plays many roles for Maryland

    Gloria Friedgen plays many roles for Maryland
    Maryland had just dropped its last game of the regular season to Boston College, and Gloria Friedgen looked stricken. She stood, pale and silent, with her daughter Kelley in a media briefing room inside Alumni Stadium, waiting for her husband, coach...
  • Phelps: Suspension 'fair'

    Michael Phelps said yesterday that the decision by USA Swimming to suspend him for three months is "fair" and that he'll continue training for future events, even though he remains uncommitted about participating in the 2012 Olympic Games. "It's not my...
  • Phelps' decision on 2012 Games to have deep impact

    For a week now, Michael Phelps has been one of the most polarizing figures in sports. And though this isn't the first time Phelps' judgment has been questioned, fallout from the incident has introduced something new to his career: indecision. Maybe,...
  • Osceola Regional starts residency programs for training of doctors

    Osceola Regional starts residency programs for training of doctors
    Twenty new doctors are sporting white coats this week at Osceola Regional Medical Center, which has started its first two residency programs. The 321-bed HCA hospital in Kissimmee aims to bolster both its reputation as a teaching hospital and the state'...
  • UCF students' video games are put to test

    UCF students' video games are put to test
    The Debutante, a Jessica Rabbit look-alike in a tight pink dress, bounds through a mansion trying to stop a missile launch, all while dodging bullets and knife blades. "This guy keeps trying to kill me, and I don't have a weapon," said Britt Clifford,...
  • Students awarded Community Foundation scholarships

    Eighty-three local students received college scholarships from donors to the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The Community Foundation has about 100 scholarship funds, established by donors and this year more than $730,000 has...
  • Canvs strikes formal partnership with UCF, Rollins

    Canvs strikes formal partnership with UCF, Rollins
    Downtown Orlando’s newest coworking space, Canvs, is set to open in early August with Rollins College and University of Central Florida as formal partners. The partnership, announced today, includes a formal internship program where local students...
  • Protecting defense and fiscal assets: My Word

    Protecting defense and fiscal assets: My Word
    In late June, military and defense personnel from throughout Florida gathered here to discuss the state's military bases, covering issues from efficiency to readiness. Central to this assembly was Team Orlando, the 12-member collaborative alliance that...
  • UCF aims for higher graduation rates

    UCF aims for higher graduation rates
    UCF finance major Tyler Wright is eager to graduate. He started college with about 30 credit hours earned in high school through Advanced Placement courses and dual enrollment, but he still won't earn his degree until December 2015 — four-and-a-...
  • Folks gather to ooh, ahh at Lake Eola fireworks

    Folks gather to ooh, ahh at Lake Eola fireworks
    Jessica Camilo and Hollie Henry claimed a grassy spot close to the water at Lake Eola Park on Friday — an ideal location for watching fireworks. Among the first Fourth of July revelers to arrive, the friends were prepared for rainy weather with...