Friday, August 23, 2019
2-year budget deal reflects America’s great addiction to debt
By Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson, Center for Vision & Values
We can blame politicians all we want for oceans of red ink, but the fact is that American voters – many personally addicted to debt – keep electing big-spending politicians.
THE VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY: OPINION & ARTICLES OF INTEREST
Here’s how to upgrade aging infrastructure
By Christine Moore, County Commissioner District 2
This column will answer questions like “Whose jurisdiction is it to replace aging sidewalks or mow grass during the long, hot summer months?” or “How can an aging community get infrastructure added?”…
Return to school filled with joy
By Melissa Byrd, Orange County School Board, District 7
All over social media were wonderful pictures from our Apopka schools bursting at the seams with excitement. Our elementary schools did a great job teaching procedures to our youngest students.
Not a month goes by that Israel doesn’t bless all God’s world
By Richard Corbeil
AUGUST 23 – Well, it’s another month and more fabulous medical and science discoveries and development in the tiny country (land and population) we know as Israel.
The Inculcation of Americans
By Patti Bankson, The Way I See It
Those are some examples of “Inculcation”, which, in a very big nutshell, means to impress something true or untrue on the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition.
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- St. Mary’s Protectress Ukrainian Catholic Church will hold its Ukrainian Independence Day celebration on Saturday August 24. See details on the celebration on page 2B.
- The city of Apopka will host the annual First Responders and Community 5K Race at the Northwest Recreation Complex. See page 3B for more information and details on the race.
- The Apopka Memorial High School Class of 1974 will hold a 45-year reunion. The 50th-year reunion for the Apopka Memorial High School Class of 1969 is scheduled. Apopka Memorial High School class of 1964 has set its 55th reunion. Read all about the reunions and get dates and details on page 3B.
- Walk and Roll for a Cure will benefit rare diseases. ASAP, which stands for the American Syringomyelia and Chiari Alliance Project, is a nonprofit organization chartered in 1988 to raise money for research and provide education on syringomyelia (SM) and chiari malformation (CM). ASAP also gives support to individuals enduring both disorders. Read more on page 3B.
- Museum of the Apopkans needs volunteers for completion of tasks. Volunteers are needed for jobs such as docents, to share the history of Apopka and Northwest Orange County, membership manager, volunteer coordinator, computer software operators, and for other tasks. Read more on page 4B.
- Meals on wheels seeks volunteers. Seniors First, Inc., a volunteer organization, is seeking volunteers to deliver meals for its Meals on Wheels program. Find out details and how you can volunteer on page 4B.
- Blue Darters open season next week
While pretty much every other high school football team opens the regular season this weekend, the Apopka Blue Darters will not be in action.
- Wekiva High boys golf team working with more experience for this season
A reservoir of experience accompanies the Wekiva Mustangs boys golf team into the 2019 season.
- Preseason is a learning experience for Darters, Mustangs
Both Wekiva and Apopka came out on the wrong end of the scoreboard last weekend in their respective preseason football games, but preseason games are more learning experiences than anything.Read more about the season in Peery’s Extra Points on 6C.