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  • John Chesley Sr.: Teacher, coach loved learning and sports

    John Chesley Sr.: Teacher, coach loved learning and sports
    John Chesley Sr. loved science, learning and sports. As a teacher at Union Park Middle and later a coach and educator at Colonial High School, Chesley was able to combine his passions. Chesley taught at the Orange County schools for more than 25...
  • Weather: Storm warning issued for parts of Central Florida

    Weather: Storm warning issued for parts of Central Florida
    Meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Melbourne are tracking dangerous storms moving across parts of Central Florida this afternoon. A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts between 45 and 55 mph and small hail over...
  • Orange parents: free PreK slots still available

     
    Orange County parents — if you haven't yet signed your 4-year-old up for free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, there's still time. Also, some schools are offering extended-day care beyond the half day program. Call your local school for details —...
  • Obama carved a “V” for victory in Orange County

     
    President Barack Obama easily carried Orange County, the key to the I-4 corridor, which was key the swing state of Florida, by carving a powerful “V” for victory out of the county's middle. A Political Pulse look at voting patterns on a map of...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 3 in review

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 3 in review
    The Pitchfork Music Festival 2011 is a wrap. And here’s our wrap-up of Sunday’s action in Union Park, with reporting once again from your truly (GK), the tireless Bob Gendron (BG) and the ever-vigilant Kevin Pang handling video and editing....
  • Pitchfork festival expands to Paris

    Pitchfork festival expands to Paris
          With the sixth annual Pitchfork Music Festival just around the corner July 15-17 in Union Park, the Chicago-based music Web site has announced it’s expanding the franchise to Europe.         Pitchfork Music Festival Paris will debut Oct. 28-...
  • Class of Chinese students visits Union Park Elementary

     
    Forty students visiting from China spent the day at Union Park Elementary in Orange County on Wednesday, visiting the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classes. The visiting students, from Chongqing Bashu Primary School, put on a show for their hosts by singing,...
  • Orange honors 100+ principals of A-rated schools

     
    An enthusiastic Orange County School Board recognized the more than 100 principals who lead the district's A-rated schools in a ceremony Tuesday night. The principals represent more than half of the schools in the 181,000-student district, the 10th-...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2010: Day 3 review

     
    Video produced by Kevin Pang The Pitchfork Music Festival 2010 is in the books. Maybe it was the oppressive heat, but this was not a high-energy festival overall. Beach House singer Victoria Legrand put it best Sunday: "There are a......
  • Pavement band member quashed Pitchfork stream of festival set

     
    Pavement performs at Pitchfork 2010. View more Pitchfork 2010 photos. (Christopher Smith, RedEye) Editor's note: Updated 4:30 p.m. Wednesday with response from Pavement's Scott Kannberg Updated 1:30 p.m. Tuesday with comments below from Pitchfork promoter...
  • Smaller, less-expensive shows still work in concert industry's summer of 'doom and gloom'

     
    Audience members watch a music performance at Lincoln Hall, a smaller venue that's been successful in its first year open. (Tribune photo by Andrew A. Nelles) The arena and amphitheater-level concert industry – a cornerstone of rock touring since the......
  • Top weekend show: North Coast Music Festival at Union Park

     
    North Coast Music Festival: A hodge-podge of hip-hop (De La Soul, Lupe Fiasco, Nas), electronic artists (Moby, Chemical Brothers, Paul Van Dyk) and jam bands (Umphrey’s McGee, Disco Biscuits) makes this one of the more left-field independent festivals...