Orlando & Orange County

For Tarick, it’s like music to his ears. “After a concert, hearing the applause and seeing everyone cheering for you, it just stops your heart,” he says. Tarick, a tenth grader at Edgewater High School, has quite the knack for musical instruments. What started off...
In an act of insensitivity to the African American community in West Orlando, WFTV Channel 9 is seen as misrepresenting and attacking Orlando City Commissioner Daisy Lynum, after a recent news report aired regarding a letter written by the Commissioner to OPD Chief Michael...

Got Back Pain?

The Pain Rehab Doctors Corner Got Back Pain? By Nnamdi Nwaogwugwu M.D. Have you been at a job that requires a lot of sitting, standing or lifting, and began to notice a stiffness and tightness in your back? Or have you joyfully and playfully bent down to pick up your baby and...
Orange County Commissioner Tiffany Moore is walking the walk.       Commissioner Moore recently organized a town hall meeting in District 6 which enabled residents, and City of Orlando officials to come together and discuss the burgeoning $1 billion downtown arts and sports venue being discussed for downtown. At a packed meeting,...
UCF President John Hitt, at a budget meeting in Tallahassee, said Tuesday that he will be forming a security task force at UCF in response to Monday's massacre.
The City of Orlando successfully completed its 2006 Employee Workplace Giving Campaign with more than a 20% increase in annual contributions. The Workplace Giving Campaign program provides City employees an opportunity to donate to charitable, not-for-profit organization(s) of their choice.  more
Community Meeting Provides Overview of Development and Construction Process Generating $1 Billion in Local Economic Impact Tuesday, April 17th, 2007 (Orlando, FL) – The enhanced Community Venues projects presents the City of Orlando and the Venue partners with an opportunity to make a significant and long-term, positive economic impact on...
The Pine Hills Community Council is wrong for Pine Hills. The Pine Hills Community Council has long outlived its usefulness and can point to nothing it has achieved on behalf of the residents of Pine Hills. Its flaccid and impotent leadership has served as a deterrent to community involvement. It...
Orlando - State Senator Gary Siplin (D-Orlando) along with Total Wine & More presented a check for $5,000 to Bakari F. Burns CEO, Health Care Center for the Homeless and Beverly Neal of Florida State Conference NAACP on Saturday April 7 at the Official Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening...