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  • 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 –...
  • Bears, tax hike, and loneliness: Letters

    Coordinated effort on bears I've been following media reports of bear incidents, agency responses, local-government actions and public comment. The increasing number of incidents reveals a conflict for space in the environment. Bear/human events will...
  • Orlando rated 'bike-friendly' -- Florida not so much

    Orlando rated 'bike-friendly' -- Florida not so much
    Central Florida often ranks as the nation's riskiest area for pedestrians, but at least one group says Orlando does better when it comes to bicyclists. This year, Orlando made a list of 11 bike-friendly communities in Florida, which moved to 28th from...
  • Video games are a big part of film incentive outlook

    Video games are a big part of film incentive outlook
    Filming in Florida produces jobs and economic impact, but incentives for the industry have dried up recently. Sentinel writer and television critic Hal Boedecker has an overview in the paper today on the situation. Miami is the biggest film center in...
  • SunRail can be your dining taxi in Central Florida

    SunRail can be your dining taxi in Central Florida
    SunRail is now speeding riders to various destinations around Central Florida. Several stops offer dining opportunities without the stress of parking a car. Just like the free Lymmo bus that circles downtown Orlando, dining along the rails takes some...
  • 300 elementary schools in Florida have to add an hour to school day for reading lessons

    300 elementary schools in Florida have to add an hour to school day for reading lessons
    Three hundred elementary schools -- and likely at least a handful in Central Florida -- will have to add an hour to their day next year, using the time for extra reading instruction, under the budget the Florida Legislature just approved. For the past two...
  • SunRail train collides with car in Maitland

    SunRail train collides with car in Maitland
    State transportation officials said that a SunRail train has collided with a car at Packwood Avenue in Maitland. Media reports say a woman in a black sedan was hit and cut out of her vehicle. The crash is near Orlando Avenue at Packwood Avenue. This...
  • SunRail trains running on time despite earlier accident

    SunRail trains running on time despite earlier accident
    SunRail was running on time this evening, despite an accident earlier in the day in which a train heading into the Maitland station struck a car stalled on the tracks at the intersection of Packwood and Maitland avenues. This is the first day the...
  • Chianti's has great bistro vibe

    Chianti's has great bistro vibe
    Chianti's Pizza & Pasta is a friendly place with good food, attentive service and affordable prices. What the restaurant lacks in finesse — a la Prato in Winter Park or Antonio's in Maitland and Celebration — it makes up for in an affable...
  • SunRail runs on time with fewer passengers on 1st day of paid service

    SunRail runs on time with fewer passengers on 1st day of paid service
    SunRail ran largely on time and with plenty of seats available Monday, despite one train demolishing a luxury car that was stalled on the tracks in Maitland. No one was seriously hurt in the second accident in as many weeks for SunRail, although the 28-...
  • SunRail paid ridership below expectations

    SunRail paid ridership below expectations
    SunRail carried more than 4,100 paid riders Monday, the first day fares were in effect for the commuter train. The first 12 days were free, culminating in more than 17,000 passengers on Friday. Nearly 135,000 people rode SunRail during its free...
  • Magic offering $100,000 for predicting draft picks

    Magic offering $100,000 for predicting draft picks
    The Orlando Magic may have struck out in the NBA Draft Lottery, but they are offering fans a big jackpot: How about $100,000? It's called, appropriately enough, “Guess the Draft Order 2014.” The contest will reward a lucky fan who can...