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  • Status report on Seminole County bike paths

     
    Last month, the county extended the north end of the trail a half-mile to Longwood Markham Road. There's a sign on the other side of the road that says “Seminole Wekiva Trail Wekiva River .4 mile” but there are no plans to pave that section to...
  • Seminole Wekiva Trail’s new paved/unpaved end

     
    Sentinel photographer Tom Benitez captured on video various scenes from the Seminole Wekiva Trail, including the new northern end, which is paved but then turns to gravel on its way to the Wekiva River. See the video by clicking here....
  • Author, naturalist Bill Belleville to speak at Urban ReThink

     
    Author and documentary filmmaker Bill Belleville will show images of the natural world and read from his new book of essays, “Salvaging the Real Florida: Lost & Found in the State of Dreams,” on Monday, Aug. 22. The presentation will be from...
  • Barefoot 5K, clinic aims to raise money for cancer center

     
    Interested in getting a proper feel for barefoot running? The TravelCountry.com Barefoot Fun Run in Sorrento on Nov. 19 offers  an opportunity to learn the basics from a barefoot running expert before you ditch your shoes.  Michael Sandler, best selling...
  • Photos: New Seminole Wekiva Trail segment

     
    The 0.9-mile segment runs from the Markham Road trailhead west to the Wekiva River. But at the halfway point where the trail crosses County Road 46A, the trail goes from paved to dirt, apparently to mitigate any pollution or runoff that paving might bring...
  • House passes septic tank inspection repeal 105-11

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House easily passed a measure to repeal a statewide septic tank inspection program that the Legislature passed in 2010. The measure repeals a law sponsored by former state Sen. Lee Constantine, R-Altamonte Springs,...
  • CDA Service Week

     
    United We Serve is a phrase coined by our President, designed to push all of us to get more involved with our communities. Every year our national federation— the College Democrats of America (CDA)—reiterates this phrase with CDA Service Week,...
  • Turn bar into way to save Wekiva River

    Turn bar into way to save Wekiva River
    Maintaining a wilderness area in the heart of a metropolis is like maintaining a hair pouf in a tornado. And that makes preserving the Wekiva River a very iffy proposition. Already it has become a faux wilderness defined by wire fences and fire roads, a...
  • Hunting bears wouldn't do much good — it's a people problem

    Hunting bears wouldn't do much good — it's a people problem
    Raised in the woods so's he knew ev'ry tree Kilt him a b'ar when he was only three Davy, Davy Crockett King of the Wild Frontier Grab your musket, because the time might be near when we have to go kill us some bears in Central Florida's wild frontier....
  • Bear scoped out downtown Orlando for new home | Video

    This young cub wanted a taste of city nightlife. A young male between 2 and 3-years-old weighing 200-250 lbs. was doing what all young male bears must do: Striking out on his own, looking for a new home, when he ended up in downtown Orlando, two blocks...
  • Bill Segal should have been open about deals

    Orange mayoral candidate Bill Segal once dismissed stronger ethics laws as the trivial pursuit of the "chattering class.'' Imagine the chattering Sunday after the Orlando Sentinel reported on Segal's failure to disclose his business relationship with...
  • Florida's Shame Day 4: Florida's new farms?

    It was a great idea until the Florida Legislature ruined it. Read on. Spring 2001: What vision! For once Florida got ahead of its next land grab. Now that developers had pretty much paved the coasts from south to north, legislators realized that the...