Orlando & Orange County

Office Profile: Orange County Commissioner Office Title: Orange County Commissioner - District 1 Term: 4 years Salary: $73,283 Candidate: Rick Geller Educational Background: I obtained a B.A. from Miami University and a J.D., cum laude, from Temple University. I attended public schools, as do my children, Hannah and Max. I graduated from Walnut Hills...
Candidate: Scott Boyd Educational Background: I attended elementary, middle and high school in West Orange County. After graduating West Orange High School, I earned a two year degree at Valencia Community College, then my criminology degree at Florida State University. After graduating FSU I enrolled in numerous agricultural and real...
Office Profile: Circuit Court Judge Office Title: Circuit Court Judge Term: 6 years Salary: $145,080 Candidate: Jim Turner Educational Background: Bentley College (B.S., with highest honors, 1972); University of Miami School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1975; LL.M., 1978). Age: 62 Current Occupation: I began practicing law over 32 years ago. I am a Board Certified...
Office Profile: Circuit Court Judge Office Title: Circuit Court Judge Term: 6 years Salary: $145,080 Candidate: Fred Schott Educational Background: I graduated from University of Florida and University of Florida College of Law. I have achieved Board Certification in workers' compensation, have a real estate license, and graduated from a Community Law Enforcement Academy....
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...