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May 23, 2020

A1A: A Community Built on the Promise of Space

At a time when the world was watching the race to the moon – a race for dominance between the U.S. and what was then the Soviet Union, John Hilliard was still growing accustomed to his new home in Cocoa Beach, in Florida’s Brevard County, curiously eying what was happening in his own backyard.

May 14, 2020

Volusia County Small Grant Program

Businesses in Volusia County afftected by COVID-19 can apply for a new grant.

APRIL 22, 2020

A new book called "My Hero is You — How Kids Can Fight COVID-19," helps children cope with the coronavirus and how they can protect themselves and their families from the virus. 

The book is free to download here.

APRIL 17, 2020

Tourism agency Visit Orlando has launched an online site for connecting businesses in the tourism sector with employees. 

The Tourism Help Hub aggregates information and revenue programs to help these people through the coronavirus crisis.

Tourism-related businesses represent 41% of the area's workforce, Visit Orlando says.

Information includes industry developments, a guide to the CARES Act, links to financial assistance, business and employment opportunities, ways to find food assistance, discounts for health care employees and first responders, among others.

The hub is at https://www.VisitOrlando.com/Help.

 

APRIL 3, 2020

To comply with the statewide stay-at-home order, Lake County's school district is cutting back on the number of workers at its student lunch distribution sites. As a result, the district must close some sites. Check out our blog to find out what sites are still open.

MARCH 3, 2020

Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando is hosting an outdoor screening of the film War Games at its "Movies at Leu Garden" event on March 6. You can purchase tickets on its website.

This year's Fox Lake Spring Craft Festival in Titusville will take place on March 7 at Fox Lake Park. Click here for more information on the event and how to be a vendor.

FEBRUARY 28, 2020

The Winter Park Police Department will hold a women's personal safety and awareness course. For more information on teh class and to register, click here.

The Uptown Art Expo will be taking place this weekend at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs. More information here.

FEBRUARY 20, 2020

The city of Edgewater is urging residents of five roads to boil their water until further notice due to water line maintenance and repair being conducted today. The affected properties are:

  • 2101 Knittle Circle
  • 2205-2235 Hidden Trail
  • 2250-2269 Massey Road
  • 2110-2115 Old Mission Road
  • 2300-2500 Taylor Road

The city says the water will be shut off between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thursday, February 20 due to the maintenance work. Residents will be notified when the boil-water notice is rescinded. For questions, call Environmental Services at 386-424-2400 x4007 or x4033.

JANUARY 31, 2020

  • Find out how you can make some healthy apple nachos for your guests during the Super Bowl here.

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JANUARY 2, 2020

  • Experts say there are three stretches that could help increase movement and prevent pain for people who sit for long periods. The stretches are called a lateral lean, standing hip flexor, and open and closed upper body stretch. To find out more about these stretches and how to properly perform them, head to this website.

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SEPTEMBER 26

In Depth: In Seminole County, a new program is hoping to tackle the issue of mental health in teens and young adults. If you'd like more information on the program or know someone who needs help, go to www.seminolesystemofcare.com.

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Planning to fish for sharks soon? New shark fishing requirements go into effect July 1

 

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