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FLORIDA REALTORS: Fla. PSC says it won’t regulate Tesla’s solar leases
Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) issued a declaratory statement that affirms Tesla, LLC (Tesla) can offer residential solar equipment leases in Florida with fears that it will be regulated as if it's a utility.

Real Estate

Jeffrey K Amorim and Ryan S. Thomas sell 8087 Mistral Drive, Orlando

Local Labs News Service | Feb 16, 2019

On Jan. 30, 2019, Jeffrey K. and Tina L. Amorim purchased a four bedroom, three bathroom home at 8087 Mistral Drive, Orlando from Jeffrey K Amorim and Ryan S. Thomas for $221,800.

Real Estate

Randall Fernando and Maria Margarita Quesada acquire 8238 Tavistock Lakes Blvd., Orlando

Local Labs News Service | Feb 16, 2019

The home at 8238 Tavistock Lakes Blvd., Orlando was sold on Jan. 30, 2019 by Minto Communities LLC for $376,900. The buyers were Randall Fernando and Maria Margarita Quesada.

Real Estate

Ashton Orlando Residential LLC acquire 13168 Lower Harden Ave., Orlando

Local Labs News Service | Feb 16, 2019

On Nov. 16, 2018, Amy R. and Andrew S. Ragsdale purchased a home at 13168 Lower Harden Ave., Orlando from Ashton Orlando Residential LLC for $711,000.

Obituaries

Obituary: John J "the Tomato Man" Mc Alee Feb 18, 2019

John J "the Tomato Man" Mc Alee, age 87, of Titusville, Florida passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Edward M Poe Care Center.

Obituary: Donald L. Westfall Feb 18, 2019

Donald L. Westfall, 79, of Orlando, Florida passed away on February 16, 2019.

Obituary: Diana Antonia Marmolejos Feb 18, 2019

Diana Antonia Marmolejos, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Longwood, Florida.

Obituary: Ronda Lynn Amarra Feb 18, 2019

Ronda Lynn Amarra, age 57, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 at her residence.

Obituary for Stephen Wayne Gumulak Feb 18, 2019

Stephen Wayne Gumulak, 66, of Orlando, Florida passed away suddenly on February 12, 2019.

Business

FLORIDA REALTORS: Fla. PSC says it won’t regulate Tesla’s solar leases
Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) issued a declaratory statement that affirms Tesla, LLC (Tesla) can offer residential solar equipment leases in Florida with fears that it will be regulated as if it's a utility.

ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: Creative Expressions Workshop to be held February 6

Press release submission | Jan 28, 2019

The tools of art help social interaction, lifelong learning and reintegration.

Education

Florida ranks No. 3 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis
Florida Business Daily reports | Feb 16, 2019

Florida was rated third best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

UCF COLLEGE OF MEDICINE: Med Students Get a ‘Leg Up’ on Anatomy Training from PT Students
Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

Kayla Combs stands at the head of the Anatomy Lab table surrounded by medical students examining their patient’s musculoskeletal system.

VENTURA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Annual Parent Survey

Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

Families, please use the link below to complete our annual school survey.

From Apopka Times

Analysis ranks University of Central Florida athletes No. 4 in state for economic impact

Florida Local News Network reports | Jan 20, 2019

University of Central Florida sports programs brought in $117,000 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the fourth highest sports revenue of any school in Florida that year, according to a Florida Local News Network analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Family

FLORIDA HOSPITAL EAST ORLANDO: AdventHealth plans Lake Nona ER
Press released submission | Feb 11, 2019

Everyone in Central Florida deserves world-class care that’s right around the corner.

LAKE NONA YMCA FAMILY CENTER: Hiring- Program Coordinator, YMCA Teen Achievers

Press release submission | Jan 14, 2019

The YMCA of Central Florida has a part-time opening for a Program Coordinator with our YMCA Teen Achievers.

SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL - ORLANDO SOUTH: HR Helpline

Press release submission | Oct 22, 2018

As we continue to assess the damage and respond to the destruction of Hurricane Michael, we wanted to provide answers to some questions that we are able to address now, define currently available resources and update you on the status of items under evaluation.

Real Estate

Jeffrey K Amorim and Ryan S. Thomas sell 8087 Mistral Drive, Orlando
Local Labs News Service | Feb 16, 2019

On Jan. 30, 2019, Jeffrey K. and Tina L. Amorim purchased a four bedroom, three bathroom home at 8087 Mistral Drive, Orlando from Jeffrey K Amorim and Ryan S. Thomas for $221,800.

Randall Fernando and Maria Margarita Quesada acquire 8238 Tavistock Lakes Blvd., Orlando
Local Labs News Service | Feb 16, 2019

The home at 8238 Tavistock Lakes Blvd., Orlando was sold on Jan. 30, 2019 by Minto Communities LLC for $376,900. The buyers were Randall Fernando and Maria Margarita Quesada.

Ashton Orlando Residential LLC acquire 13168 Lower Harden Ave., Orlando

Local Labs News Service | Feb 16, 2019

On Nov. 16, 2018, Amy R. and Andrew S. Ragsdale purchased a home at 13168 Lower Harden Ave., Orlando from Ashton Orlando Residential LLC for $711,000.

Sports

Analysis: University of Central Florida posts third highest gender pay gap for head coaches in Florida
Florida Local News Network reports | Nov 19, 2018

Men’s head coach salaries at University of Central Florida outpaced women’s team coaches by 352 percent, according to an Apopka Times analysis of recent U.S. Department of Education data.

Lake Nona's Chamber of Commerce offers Lunchtime Yoga
Carrie Bradon | Oct 1, 2018

The Lunchtime Yoga will be a gentle yoga and meditation class that is open to the public.

ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER: Veterans gather in San Diego for VA’s 11th annual Summer Sports Clinic

Press release submission | Sep 27, 2018

About 120 Veterans from across the country were expected to participate in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) 11th National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic in Southern California, which began Sept. 16.

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