Orlando & Orange County

Office Profile: Circuit Court Judge Office Title: Circuit Court Judge Term: 6 years Salary: $145,080 Candidate: John Crotty Educational Background: My educational background includes a B.A. degree from the University of Maryland in 1984 (majors in Government and Politics and Economics) and a J.D. degree from the University of Florida law school in 1988....
Orlando, Fla., August 22, 2008 – The Dr. P. Phillips Orlando Performing Arts Center today revealed its anticipated schematic design plans to the public. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Rich Crotty, along with the center’s board of directors and internationally renowned design team, participated in a...
The Downtown Orlando Partnership claims to be dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and economic development of Downtown Orlando. Despite a regional, state and national economic downturn Downtown Orlando appears to be holding its own amid these times of uncertainty.  Consisting largely of volunteers, the organizations primary activity...
The much anticipated unveiling of Orlando's new performing arts center (ORLANDO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER)  is upon us.  Folks around town have seen the designs for the new Events Center, and will get their chance to ooh and aahh over the design of the facility that promises to make Orlando...
Circle of Friends in conjunction with The Partnership recently held its Second Biennial Candidate Meet & Greet.  During the meet and greet it conducted a straw poll.  Below are the results: President John McCain  24  22.9% Barack Obama  81  77.1% U.S. Congress, District 8 Alexander Fry  13  11.4% Alan Grayson  48  42.1% Ric Keller  9  7.9% Todd...
By: Mike Vasilinda Source: http://www.flanews.com/ Moments before he was about to be fired, the state’s top mortgage regulator resigned. The office has been under fire for being slow to react to fraud and for licensing felons. As Mike Vasilinda tells us, new rules will also determine when someone with a criminal...
Florida's People, Florida's Promise is holding its first town hall meeting this week! Brought together in reaction to cuts made by the 2008 Florida Legislature, Florida's People, Florida's Promise is raising awareness about the impact to children, seniors and all Florida families. Children's Campaign, Inc. has signed the pledge agreement...
A 32-year-old business attorney has made history by becoming the first Haitian to hold elected office in Palm Beach County, Florida.   Mackenson `Mack` Bernard will be sworn in as city commissioner of Delray Beach tomorrow, Tuesday August 12th. He will join the list of only 12 Haitian Americans to hold...
      Freshman Campus Dean Thomas Tyler prepares the ground for new plants and mulch   One of the many missions of the faculty and staff of Evans High School is maintaining the physical integrity of the campuses on which they work. But, with limited staff and even more limited funding, oftentimes the...