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380 living veterans in Orange County have earned Purple Heart, Medal of Honor or POW Medal
Local Labs News Service | Oct 20, 2019

The number of living Purple Heart, Medal of Honor, or POW Medal recipients in Orange County, Florida for fiscal year 2017 was 380, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Education

HOPE CHARTER SCHOOL: Happy Birthday Mrs. Granada

Press release submission | Oct 11, 2019

Thank you for always being with us, for never letting us down and for believing in us!

Family

HEALTH CENTRAL HOSPITAL: Howard Middle School

Press release submission | Oct 11, 2019

Health Central Hospital issued the following announcement on Oct. 10.Check out what the students at Howard Middle School cooked up for week 2 of our partnership with the @American_Heart for Kid's Cook with Heart!

Obituaries

Obituary: Sybil Westmorland Oct 15, 2019

Sybil Westmorland, age 92 of Orlando, Florida passed peacefully in her sleep on October 9, 2019.

Obituary: Lois Arlene Burroughs Oct 15, 2019

Lois Arlene Burroughs, age 95, of Ocala, Florida passed away on October 10, 2019.

Obituary: Luis Enrique Rodriguez-Penzo Oct 15, 2019

He passed away on October 7, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

Obituary: Nirmala K. Bhandari Oct 8, 2019

We celebrate the life of Nirmala Kumari Bhandari (née Mehta), who passed away on the morning of September 30, 2019, at 89 years old (January 26, 1930).

Obituary: Donald "Don" Kenneth Kaup Oct 8, 2019

Donald "Don" Kenneth Kaup, 102, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, in Orlando, Florida.

Business

EDGEWOOD CHILDREN'S RANCH: 37th Annual Country Round-Up Dinner & Auction

Press release submission | Oct 5, 2019

Please contact the Edgewood Children's Ranch Development Office at 407-578-0506.

DECHOES RESALE & VINTAGE: We've got this #LouisVuitton Speedy 35

Press release submission | Sep 28, 2019

In 9/10 condition, retails at $1,040, but can be yours for $550!

Education

Which Florida schools receive the least state student aid?
Local Labs News Service | Oct 21, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Lindsey Hopkins Technical College and Gwinnett Institute reported receiving the least state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

2017-2018 pay for starting teachers in Florida averaged $37,636
Florida Business Daily reports | Oct 18, 2019

A beginning teacher’s salary in Florida averaged $37,636 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 27th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

From Florida Business Daily

Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Local Labs News Service | Oct 14, 2019

U.S. residents enrolled at Florida institutions of higher learning face among the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to an analysis of federal data.

HOPE CHARTER SCHOOL: Happy Birthday Mrs. Granada

Press release submission | Oct 11, 2019

Thank you for always being with us, for never letting us down and for believing in us!

Family

HEALTH CENTRAL HOSPITAL: Howard Middle School
Press release submission | Oct 11, 2019

Health Central Hospital issued the following announcement on Oct. 10.Check out what the students at Howard Middle School cooked up for week 2 of our partnership with the @American_Heart for Kid's Cook with Heart!

DOWNTOWN WINDERMERE: Free Shredding Event!!
Press release submission | Sep 28, 2019

Bring your sensitive documents or other paper waste to protect your identity and for complimentary disposal!

CITY OF OCOEE: 2020 Community Calendar

Press release submission | Sep 20, 2019

Photographers will be given photo credit in the calendar.

THE CRENSHAW SCHOOL: Did you know Stallions could golf?

Press release submission | Aug 20, 2019

Check out our student, Aaron Jarvis, and everything he has accomplished so far! We are cheering you on Aaron!

Real Estate

Home sales in Gotha, March 31-April 6, 2019
Local Labs News Service | Apr 8, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, there were two reported residential sales in Gotha for the week of March 31-April 6, 2019.

Home sales in Gotha, March 24-30, 2019
Local Labs News Service | Apr 1, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, the following residential sales were reported for the week of March 24-30, 2019.

Recent Gotha home sales, March 3-9, 2019

Local Labs News Service | Mar 21, 2019

According to BlockShopper.com, there were two reported residential sales in Gotha for the week of March 3-9, 2019.

OCOEE FIRE DEPARTMENT: Join us for an Open House!

Press release submission | Mar 21, 2019

Ocoee Fire Department issued the following announcement on March 14.Join us for an Open House on Saturday, April 6th from 10:00 - 2:00!

Sports

FLORIDA RUSH SOCCER CLUB: SuperMan made a guest appearance
Press release submission | Apr 8, 2019

This past weekend SuperMan made a guest appearance and helped score a goal

Analysis: University of Central Florida posts third highest gender pay gap for head coaches in Florida
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 19, 2018

Men’s head coach salaries at University of Central Florida outpaced women’s team coaches by 352 percent, according to an Apopka Times analysis of recent U.S. Department of Education data.

VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: American Ninja Warrior Jr

Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

This Saturday, 11/17 at 7 p.m., VCA alumnus Blace Kamaka will be competing on the first ever season of American Ninja Warrior Jr. Use this website to put in your zip code to find your channel.

CENTRAL FLORIDA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY: We are so blessed to have been able to have this group of Seniors

Press release submission | Oct 15, 2018

Things didn’t work out the way we wanted in the Win-Loss column, but we are proud of our Eagles!

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