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City of Apopka recognizes last week of June as Drowning Prevention...

Through a proclamation, the city of Apopka will recognize the last week of June as Drowning Prevention Week to raise awareness about water safety....

Social security terms explained in plain language

Social Security employees strive to explain benefits using easy-to-understand, plain language. In fact, The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires federal agencies to communicate...

Learn the criteria to qualify for disability benefits

This month marks the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Disability affects...

Summer Reading Program continues in July with a Universe of Stories

On July 11, visit the North Orange Branch for Stress Buster Art: Color Your Universe and relax as you color in our Adult Summer...

Mullins celebrate 50th anniversary

June and Rick Mullins of Apopka recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. Turn to page 1B for further information.

Nelsons celebrate 90th birthday

Flo and Earl Nelson were both born in the month of June, days apart from each other. Recently, they have celebrated their 90th birthdays...

Tragedy becomes art featured at Apopka City Hall atrium

In 2009, five men jumped Nicholas Pellegrino, resulting in his loss of eyesight. His vision was eventually restored in one year after undergoing chemotherapy...

Prepare for the summer heat by making these recipes

Ceviche from Chef Allen Susser is wonderful. The most important thing about preparing ceviche is ensuring the seafood you use is absolutely fresh. The...

UF Researchers are studying the Butterfly Pea to grow in Florida

It provides a natural food coloring. It gives nurseries another ornamental to grow and sell, and it might provide health benefits to those who...

Summer Reading Program continues through July

The Summer Reading Program with the Orange County Public Library continues in July as visitors will explore a Universe of Stories. On July 11,...