City budget seems fair for all
By The Apopka Chief
“Nobody likes higher taxes (well, almost nobody), but sometimes an increase is necessary.”
World’s hatred of Israel only proves they’re God’s chosen
By Richard Corbeil
“If there needs to be any more proof that the U.N. has become anything more than a “make Israel and all Jews disappear” nutcase, I can’t think of what other purpose they have displayed without end.”
Health services has outstanding year
By Bryan Nelson, County Commissioner District 2
“The Health Services Department is among one of the most diverse departments within Orange County. The department is responsible for providing a wide range of services. From providing medical services, mental health and homelessness support, and providing crisis assistance, the Health Services Department is a major resource for all Orange County residents.”
TIME article raises many questions
By Dr. David J. Ayers, Center for Vision & Values
“For evidence of this ruin, look no further than the recent Time essay, “My Brother’s Pregnancy and the Making of the New American Family.”
Open Up and Say Ahhhh…
By Patti Bankson, The Way I See It
“Now, don’t get me wrong, as much as I believe Hillary to be the worst possible candidate for the presidency, I didn’t cheer when she stumbled… I didn’t feel good about watching her collapse...”
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The City Council will hold a public hearing next week to give final approval for the 2016-2017 city budget.
• Wekiva Parkway will cause traffic stoppage on Ponkan
• Voting for Best of Apopka scheduled to end on Sept. 28
• Photographs and slides will be scanned free at the Museum of the Apopkans in conjunction with International Save Your Photos Day.
Events will be hosted by St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. The community is invited to join St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in celebrating Family Night and there will be the traditional Blessing of the Animals.
Apopka’s Hometown Halloween in the Park will be at Kit Land Nelson Park. It will feature trick-or-treating, games, a bounce house, face painting and a family-friendly Halloween movie.
• Learning continues at the library through rest of Sept. See page 4B for a listing of Library classes.
AHA Players’ kicks off 2nd season with two productions. The first production presented is “Sarah-Lee Dobbs Sings the British Songbook”. The second production presented is “Home Grown: A Broadway Musical Revue”.
National Public Lands Day at Wekiwa Springs includes garden groundbreaking
Concerts, raffles, more are on cancer center’s October schedule of benefits
• Brooke McGuire, a student at Wolf Lake Middle School, is continuing her books drive through Sunday, September 25. The books are for the dozens of Louisiana shcools and teachers who lost their book collections due to last summer’s flooding.