TO ALL ORANGE COUNTY RESIDENTS…
With application season in full gear and college living costs reaching $24,980 per student for nine to 12 months, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst College Towns & Cities in America as a follow-up on its College & University Rankings. To help college-bound high school seniors determine their future home for […]
People encounter hazards every day, some serious, others rare and innocuous. But we fear certain kinds more than others. According to Gallup, four in 10 Americans “fear being a victim of a mass shooting,” while 30 percent of U.S. adults are concerned about terrorism. Many also worry about falling victim to hate crimes or sexual assault. The list goes on, and these sentiments often are expressed in response to recent headlines.
But people can feel unsafe in other ways, too. Besides the types of hazards that can cause bodily injury or other physical harm, taking out an unaffordable second mortgage, forgoing health insurance or even visiting unsecured websites are also ways people run into danger.
No one can avoid all danger, however, and we take on a certain level of risk based on where we choose to live. Some cities are simply better at protecting their residents from harm…Orlando is not among them
The Ocoee Fire Department will host its 17th Annual Operation Santa event on December 5, 7, 11, 13, 19 and 21. For six days, Santa Claus and his helpers will visit 64 Ocoee neighborhoods tossing candy and spreading holiday cheer. Jolly Old Saint Nicholas will ride through neighborhoods aboard a festive holiday float built by the Ocoee Fire […]