| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:43 PM
DELTONA — For three days last month, Bobby Brzozowski did not know whether he would see again.
The world was as dark as the black on his Deltona Trinity Christian football uniform, the result of an infection in both eyelids. As Brzozowski lay in a...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Happy Anniversary to me! It's been 7 years since I started my journey into journalism. What a roller coaster but then, that's life. Like any career mine has had 'ups and downs'. I'm on an upswing right now so I'm feeling grateful. I've covered a lot...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:52 AM
There once was a time when going to a jazz set meant escaping the TV, the computer, the smart phone – the entire over-connected world we live in.
The jazz club and concert hall served as a kind of sanctuary, relieving us – if only for a...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:05 AM
On Wednesday, a deputy was attacked during a routine traffic stop by a driver who struck him in the face several times, causing the deputy to fall down and become disoriented, according to a news release from the Marion County Sheriff's Office.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Whither goest the sport of boxing these days?
How about to a country where it was banned in 1959 and not allowed back until 1986? That would be China.
This is promoter Bob Arum's grand plan. He has had many over six decades of promoting the sport, and...
| Aug 2, 2013
STRATFORD, Ontario — William Shakespeare, patron saint of the venerable Stratford Festival of Canada, is an unimpeachable source on most matters: love, leadership, the meaning of life. But when it came to the House of Tudor, his personal ethics...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Aug. 28 marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous “I have a dream” speech, which some say was so peppered with scriptural allusions that it was more sermon than speech.
Clarence Jones, a civil rights activist who...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:52 PM
The last time I visited the Wildlands Conservancy's Pool Wildlife Sanctuary was to write about a naming contest for the new skunk. It was a fun story, if a bit trifling. The skunk, dubbed Smudge, would probably have been happy with any old name.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Most parents worry about their kids, even after they've fled the nest.
But … sky diving? Rock climbing? Backpacking all over the world? Snowbound on the highest mountain in North America? A cross-country tandem bicycle ride?
All by a daughter...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Where to start?
At the end, limping into Deadhorse, Alaska, with their crippled tandem bicycle and wading into the Arctic Ocean after 19 months on the road?
At the beginning, fighting powerful Patagonian head winds and unforgiving rough gravel roads...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
An extremely rare form of eye cancer left Carol Gillispie without sight, but her handicap transformed her into an advocate for others with disabilities, and into an independent woman.
"She was not a woman who would complain about injustice," said Anne...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:36 PM
Blind Industries and Services of Maryland’s Seniors Achieving Independent Living program will host its sixth annual Washington County Community Picnic on Friday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m.
The event will take place at Pangborn Park’s east pavilion...