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Senior activities abound

Try out Chair Yoga, Senior Sneakers or Line Dancing to get your body up and moving.

Louis Roney: Stalling for time

There is a very pretty woman living with me. Thirty-five years ago she was consigned by heaven to take care of me and make me happy.

When I wasn’t watching out, the “love-bug” got me good. Pretty soon I had come down to Florida and bought a house that I didn’t need in the slightest.

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Centenarian vet reflects on WWII 73 years later

Looking back on WWII

For Roberts, it was two hours after he’d returned to his base in the Philippines during the wee morning hours of Dec. 9 after a bowling match that he learned he was now a sailor at-war.

Pets keep owners fit and healthy

Researchers have found that seniors who own pets have a reduced rate of stress-related ailments.

The unconditional love and affection that pets provide can help their owners feel needed and important, and can help to enhance their quality of life.

Tips for holiday shopping and home preperation

Is a sale price really that great?

Before you rush to stock up, read the signs in the grocery stores to make sure the item that looks like such a good deal really is.

Chris Jepson: On behalf of all women

How can man — born of woman — harm other women?

Have men no imaginations? That woman you injure is someone else’s mother or sister or aunt or daughter. Is violence then acceptable to your sister, to your mother?

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The holiday season really gets going this weekend, with events across Central Florida.

This highly-anticipated free event, presented this year by the Morse Museum and the city of Winter Park, includes love, family, sharing, good cheer, and Christmas music.

A taste of peppermint to celebrate the season

An easy recipe for peppermint bark

Who can resist the sweet layers of dark and white chocolate topped with crunchy peppermint bits?

Wrap up 2014 with a clean financial slate

Make donations to a charity so you get the tax deduction for 2014.

To get a running start on 2015, make time between holiday obligations to take care of financial and household business that needs to be wrapped up before the end of the year.

War rages between U.S. government factions

We certainly can expect the GOP House and Senate to do their very best to make Pennsylvania Avenue between the White House and Capitol Hill a war zone.

Even though immigration has now been slammed onto the table, the people on both sides have plenty of other cards in their hand.

Louis Roney: Thanks!

I realize that I am thankful for being a lucky person. Once again I give thanks that I did not perish, as thousands did, during my four-year World War II Naval service.

I enjoy a conscious excitement when getting up in the morning. I’m thankful for that fact. At 93, I am indebted to my genes and to temperate living for a strong physical constitution.

Dr. Phillips Center shows off its worth

Center opens with 'Carmina Burana'

On Nov. 22, the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts took off it wraps and proved its important worth to a full house, with a blockbuster performance of Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana.”

Chris Jepson: My gawd, a black president

The image of our black president is so at odds with what many white Americans inherently, fundamentally believe is the United States.

It must be clearly acknowledged (and joyously applauded) that America would not be nearly, not nearly the rich experience it is but for the many intellectual, artistic, and entrepreneurial contributions of black America.

Josh Garrick: Culture for Your Calendar

The city of Winter Park invites us to celebrate the holiday season as the Orlando Philharmonic presents its annual Holiday Pops Concert in Winter Park’s Central Park.

The Philharmonic will present a free program of holiday favorites for all ages with audience members encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to re-stock the pantries at Second Harvest Food Bank.

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Knights ready to grab USF Bulls by the horns

Knights ready for USF

The Knights drenched SMU on the football field Saturday with a rain-soaked deluge of points. Now they're ready for USF.

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Oviedo's Anita Smithey found guilty in ex-husband's murder

2nd degree charge

An Oviedo woman will serve 25 years to life in prison for the murder of her ex husband, in a case that baffled her friends and family.

Oviedo City Talk: Welcoming new police officers

On Nov. 24 the City swore in three new officers bringing the number of officers on the street to 38.

On Nov. 24 the City swore in three new officers bringing the number of officers on the street to 38.

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State champ Oviedo Lions start season right

Big wins to start

Oviedo’s boys basketball team jumped off to an undefeated start of the season with wins over University and Poinciana in the last week.

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Notes: Adopt a pet this holiday season!

This weekend only

Priceless pets are free to adopt starting on Black Friday through the weekend at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando.

Calendar: Sanford Art Walk on Black Friday

The Sanford Art Walk, showcasing local talent along with opportunities to meet visiting artists, is free and runs from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28.

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