2020-08-01

2020-08-01 E-Edition

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Facebook post inspires College Park community’s mutual support


Food orders increased at the College Park Café at the beginning of the pandemic after this photo was posted to Facebook and shared 1,200 times. MARTY STONEROCKIn College Park, the neighborhood that escapes the busy streets of Orlando, the small-town … Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or […]

Pulse Nightclub becomes a National Memorial Site


Art hangs outside of Pulse Nightclub in memoriam to the 49 who lost their lives there in 2016. S.T. CARDINAL On June 12, 2016, 49 lives were taken and many more injured in one of the nation’s most violent and hateful attacks, the Pulse Nightclub s… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below […]

Orlando, you’ve got to work on your core


The Vue at Lake Eola is a 35-story residential building across the street from Lake Eola Park, a great example of urban core density in Orlando. S.T. CARDINAL Residents of Downtown Orlando are used to seeing cranes dot the horizon. New residential… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username […]

Thank you, readers!

PUBLISHER’S DESK

 My heart is exploding this month! In case you missed it, my July letter to you spelled our mission at The Community Paper to share positive news while uplifting and connecting our community and why we don’t cover hard news. Your response to tha… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe […]

Food drive held for struggling artists, entertainers


A brass band, homemade signs and cheers greeted those in the arts and entertainment industry as they took advantage of a food drive at the Plaza Live on July 24. S.T. CARDINAL A brass band played merrily while volunteers held signs and cheered the… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe […]

Packing District 4Roots Farm lease agreement; City internships to be offered at Career- Source; County contributes funds to Lake Fairview

Orlando City Council notes: July 6, 2020

A rendering of the 100-acre Packing District development for The 4Roots Farm Campus. COURTESY OF THE CITY OF ORLANDOLease agreement for Packing District’s 4Roots Farm The nearly 100-acre Packing District development is bringing a public park, apartm… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me […]

Urban Trail gaps to be filled; City employees to help County with assistance program applications; Orlando budget hearing held

Orlando City Council notes: July 20, 2020

Two gaps in Orlando Urban Trail to be connected Orlando is working to fill in the gaps in the Orlando Urban Trail and is using Federal Highway Administration funds to do so. (See our earlier article at yourcommunitypaper.com/articles/orlando-bicyc… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or E-mail Password Remember […]

‘Yesterday This Was Home: The Ocoee Massacre of 1920’

THE WAY WE WERE
OCRHC prepares for a landmark exhibition

Staff have used the invaluable resources of The History Center’s Collection, the Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Central Florida Libraries, the George A. Smathers Library at the University of Florida and the Orlando Sen… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or E-mail Password Remember […]

One of Orlando’s first first responders

PEOPLE OF O-TOWN

Roger Huder was among the first EMS technicians in the nation, and he wrote a book about his experiences. COURTESY OF ROGER HUDEREmergency Medical Services is a familiar term today, but when College Park resident Roger Huder began his career as a fir… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! […]