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WPMOBSERVER.COM 1 9 8 9 2 0 1 4 25 YEARS USPS 00-6186 Publisher statement on page 4. VISIT WPMOBSERVER.COM SUBSCRIBE NOW! WINTER PARKS PAST GOES VIRAL LIFESTYLES, 7 Wildcats lose streak Can they recover against Wolves? SPORTS, 8 Teaching tech to seniors Nonagenarians get Skyping. CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR, B1 COMMUNITY BULLETIN ............ 4 CALENDAR .................... 4 LIFESTYLES .................... 7 SPORTS ...................... 8 WP VILLAGE VOICE .............. 10 CULTURE ..................... 12 OPINIONS .................... 14 CLASSIFIEDS .................. 39 CENTRAL FLORIDA SENIOR ....... B1 Three wild coyotes were caught and euthanized in the Winter Park area in three days last week, in the same area where several pets have been attacked and killed by the wild canines. Orlando trappers Trapline Wildlife Services captured the three coyotes within the Winter Park/College Park area early last week while checking their traps. The traps were set up in re sponse to the several small pets that have been killed by coyotes in recent weeks. Wayne Salicrup of Trapline Wildlife Services told WESH 2 News that six more traps have been placed throughout the area. Residents have had pets eat en cats, small dogs, Salicrup said. They contact us and we set traps for themthis is not the end of it for sure. Salicrup couldnt say which neighborhoods the coyotes were captured in due to a client priva cy agreement, but there had been reports of coyotes being seen as near to downtown Winter Park as Palmer Avenue. City Commissioner Steven Leary reported seeing coyotes himself multiple times near the intersection of Lakemont Avenue Coyotes caught in Winter Park area TIM FREED Observer staff Please see COYOTES on page 2 As downtown development proposals continue to face the scrutiny of city boards, Mait lands city manager is set to start mulling over a separate stack of soon-to-be-open staff position in charge of community redevelop ment. Amid the most action Mai tlands downtown has seen in decades with three propos als in limbo looking to reshape the citys center, the man at the middle of it all the citys Com munity Redevelopment Agency retire last week. After 10 years of service, CRA Director Verl Em rick will vacate his position as of Nov. 1. City Manager Jim Williams said redevelopment plans will keep rolling in the meantime as Mayor Howard Schieferdeck er said he has faith that Williams to step up and take the reins in coordinating the continuing re development projects, whether it be by hiring a new CRA director or delegating Emricks duties out to other existing city staff. Well miss Verl, hes a great City loses CRA director, downtown plans progress SARAH WILSON Observer staff Please see DOWNTOWN on page 2 Two armed robberies hit Win ter Park last week in a span of just six days. Winter Park Police responded to a call from the Ravenous Pig restaurant on Orange Avenue at around 1:36 a.m. on Sunday af ter a suspect robbed the eatery at gunpoint moments earlier. An employee was closing up the restaurant that night when a black male wearing a black shirt, dark jeans and a dark hat stepped through the back door armed with a handgun. The suspect held the gun against the employees head, or dering him to open the safe be fore leaving with an undisclosed amount of money. It was a rare incident within the city, said Sgt. John Bologna of the Winter Park Police Depart ment Its really not common at all, Bologna said. Were sus ceptible just like any other area, but it seems like we dont get hit PHOTO COURTESY OF WINTER PARK POLICE Police are looking for this suspect who allegedly robbed a woman just off Park Avenue. Robbery in the Park Ravenous Pig, local woman robbed at gunpoint last week TIM FREED Observer staff Please see ROBBERIES on page 2 407-740-0401 www.FirstColonyBank.netYour Real Hometown BankOn Hwy 17-92 in MaitlandMember FDIC rfntbnbbbt35 years in Winter Parkrfntb bfnfbfnnfnfnfn Consulting Services Winter Park Recovery CenterComprehensive Drug & Alcohol Treatment Naltrexone for Alcohol & Cocaine Abuse Subutex/Suboxone For Opioids & HeroinExecutive Level ProtocolsPrivacy Guaranteed2056 Aloma Ave, Suite 100, Winter Park, FL 32792 Contact For Free Evaluation at 407-629-0413 www.WinterParkRecoveryCenter.com More coyotes roaming locally Pink Out Winter Park Pink Out Winter Park PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE OBSERVER More than 1,200 people came out to get a leg up on cancer to kickoff Pink Out Winter Park on Sept. 27.
Page 2 | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer DOWNTOWN | Development director retires at bad time ROBBERIES | Ravenous Pig held up at gunpoint by robber guy Hes always been great to work with, Schieferdecker said. Proposals for redevelopment in the citys downtown CRA dis trict, including the old city hall site and the lots of land surround ing it at the intersection of Inde pendence Lane and Horatio Av enue, are in the process of being vetted by city boards. Once those recommendations are made, the the City Council. Plans to build a Maitland City Centre on the old Winn-Dixie site, anchored by apartments rimmed by retail stores along the road ways, will go in front of the citys Development Review Committee on Oct. 2. as much. Winter Park eatery had been held up at gunpoint in recent years. The original 4 Rivers Smokehouse along Fair banks Avenue was ran sacked by two hooded men in April 2012. The suspects one brandish ing a handgun and the other a knife burst inside the restaurant and forced employees to open the business safe. Tollas Italian Restaurant off of Pennsylvania Avenue was held up as well back in 2009. Just last week a woman was robbed at gunpoint by two sus pects while walking along East New England Avenue, just east of the downtown shopping corridor of Park Avenue. Two men approached the woman at around 11:50 p.m., with one brandishing a semi-automat ic handgun. The suspects took the womans purse and phone before leaving the scene in a gray sedan driven by a third suspect. The woman was not injured during the incident. Bologna advised residents to be aware of their surroundings when walking around at night. People need to be paying attention to what theyre doing, espe cially if theyre walking alone, Bologna said. Dont be looking down texting on your phone If you see something that looks out of the ordinary, go into one of the businesses or go where theres a lot of people standing. Winter Park Police believe theres no connection between the two robberies, Bologna said. C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE Presented by: Supported by: Join the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce as it hosts its monthly breakfast program featuring I 4 Ultimate: Transforming Central Florida Learn more about the $2.3 billion, 21 mile 1 4 Ultimate Improvement Project and how it will provide congestion relief by giving motorists more choices when they hit the road. Friday, October 10, 2014 7:45 a.m. Networking/ 8:15 a.m. Program WINTER PARK WELCOME CENTER 151 W. Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 A complimentary continental breakfast will be served. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (407) 644 8281 or visit www.winterpark.org. I I I I I I Sign up for Track Shack e-news at our website to receive store, event and training information! People need to be paying attention to what theyre doing, especially if theyre walking alone. COYOTES | More have been spotted in Winter Park, and the sightings are coming closer to Park Avenue and Howell Branch Road, as well as one of the citys golf courses. College Park resident Harriet Duncan told the Orlando Senti nel that a coyote on Stetson Street killed her cat, Marrakesh, back in July. Another coyote was spotted Sept. 24 at the Winter Park Raquet Club along Via Tuscany. The captured coyotes each had to be euthanized under state law. Its just controlling the popu lation, Salicrup told WESH 2 News. Were not trying to eradicate them or anything. Were just trying to control them in the areas where theyre causing trouble. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission took some action of their own last month after receiving multiple calls about coyote sight ings, posting a warning to keep on the lookout for the wild animals. Greg Workman of Florida Fish and Wild life said multiple food sources and increased development in Central Florida would likely ex plain the recent coyote sightings, but they dont know for sure. Theyve been around for years, he said. Its just that certain areas are getting a lot more now, whether theyre be ing forced out of the areas where they were or the numbers may be increasing. We dont know what factors are making them come out more. Workman said that Florida Fish and Wildlife will continue to monitor the area and will take ac tion if the situation becomes dan gerous. Winter Park recently posted a guide to living with urban coy otes on their city website, includ ing Information on how to keep pets safe. The city hopes to have Florida Fish and Wildlife host an informational meeting in Winter Park soon. C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE This is not the end of it for sure.
Page 4 | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 PHONE: 407-563-7000 FAX: 407-563-7099 WPMOBSERVER.COM PUBLISHER Tracy Craft 407.515.2605 TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MANAGING EDITOR Isaac Babcock 407.563.7023 IBabcock@TurnstileMediaGroup.com ASSOCIATE EDITORS Sarah Wilson 407.563.7026 SWilson@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Tim Freed 407.563.7054 TFreed@TurnstileMediaGroup.com ARTS EDITOR Josh Garrick email@example.com DESIGNER Tom Miller 407.563.7032 TMiller@TurnstileMediaGroup.com STAFF WRITERS Brittni Larson Allison Olcsvay COLUMNISTS Chris Jepson Jepson@MediAmerica.us Louis Roney LRoney@cfl.rr.com ADVERTISING SALES David Levine 407-485-1956 DLevine@TurnstileMediaGroup.com Linda Stern 407.376.2434 LStern@TurnstileMediaGroup.com LEGAL NOTICE ADVERTISING Ashley McBride 407.286.0807 Legal@FLALegals.com SUBSCRIPTIONS/CIRCULATION Luana Baez 407.563.7013 LBaez@TurnstileMediaGroup.com MEMBER OF: -Florida Press Association -Winter Park/Maitland/Goldenrod Chambers of Commerce Winter Park/Maitland Observer is published by Turnstile Media Group. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Orlando, Fla., Turnstile Media Group is also the parent of Golfweek, Golfweek Custom Media, TurfNet, Professional Artist, Seminole Voice, Baldwin Park Living and Turnstile Connect. TURNSTILE MEDIA GROUP CHAIRMAN Rance Crain PRESIDENT/CEO Francis X. Farrell EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT GENERAL MANAGER Patti Green VICE PRESIDENTS Jeff Babineau / Jereme Day USPS #00-6186 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Winter Park / Maitland Observer 1500 Park Center Drive Orlando, FL 32835 Established in 1989 by Gerhard J.W. Munster Calendar OCT. 2 Winter Park High School will put on a pro duction of Ira Levins Death Trap on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 4, at 2 and 7 p.m.Join writer Sidney Bruhl in his study, festooned with an array of weapons, while he attempts to concoct his most intrigu ing plot to date. The Tony-nominated and Edgar Award-winning play, full of twists and turns, is sure to leave audiences laughing and on the edge of their seats. For more information, call 407-622-3200. OCT. 3 Octobers First Friday Festival will be 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3, along New Broad Street. First Friday is a month ly event where patrons can shop, stroll and sip their way through Baldwin Parks Village Center. With live music, free sam ples, food and drink specials (plus much more), theres something for everyone at First Fridays! The festival also features local artists, many Central Florida-based small businesses, and non-prot organi zations with products and services rang ing from health and tness, to beauty and fashion, as well as community service opportunities. This free monthly event is open to the public and is both family and pet friendly. For more information on the First Friday series, please visit baldwin parkevents.com Local residents ages 50 and up can take advantage of a free active aging resource EXPO from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3, at the Winter Park Community Center. Get your u shot from National Council on Agings Flu+You, get free health screenings and attend free seminars on identity theft, self-defense, elder abuse, fall prevention and Medi care 101. Meet area service providers, Community Bulletin Full Sail announces Hall of Fame inductees Full Sail University is proud to announce the 2014 Full Sail University Hall of Fame induction class comprised of six gradu ates recognized for outstanding contri butions to the world of entertainment, media and the arts. The induction of this new class of honorees will occur dur ing Full Sails sixth annual Hall of Fame Week, which will be held in early 2015. The inductees to be honored as part of Full Sail Universitys sixth annual Hall of Fame Week are: Nathaniel Howe, Charity Lomax, Carlton Lynn, Tim Naylor, Hunter M. Via and Ric Viers. Mead Garden in search of volunteers Mead Botanical Garden is looking for gar den enthusiasts to come out and be a part of the exciting growth! They need volun teers for holiday events and throughout the year for plantings and seasonal gar dening. Volunteers meet every Tuesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at the en trance of Mead Botanical Garden, located at 1300 S. Denning Drive in Winter Park. Call 407-670-9033 or email info@mead garden.org for more information. American Cancer Society, Inc.When you walk and fundraise in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, you help the American Cancer Society make the greatest impact and save more lives in more communities, through groundbreaking research and programs like clinical trials matching and free rides to treatment. Walk with us, because you can help us nish the ght. MakingStridesWalk.org/orlando Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Orlando Saturday, October 25 l 9 a.m. Lake Eola Park 24 N. Rosalind Ave. Orlando agencies, housing pros, health care rep resentatives, Medicare specialists, and other professionals who provide valuable products and services to the community. For more information, call 407-265-0534. The only nighttime art festival in Florida, the 38th Maitland Rotarys Art Under the Stars is a magical experience for artists and patrons alike. With continuous live entertainment on two stages, sponsored by Performing Arts Maitland, the art show and sale will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 3; noon to 10 p.m. on Oct. 4; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 5, surrounding Lake Lily in Maitland. And its all free! Call 321-303-1404. OCT. 4 Longtime member and friend of the Gold enrod Chamber of Commerce, Carole Arthurs is turning 80 years young and the Chamber is hosting a birthday party in her honor on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Goldenrod Station, located at 4755 N. Palmetto Ave. in Winter Park. Light refreshments will be served and all are welcome to stop by and wish Carole a very happy birthday! Contact Darlene at the Chamber if you plan on attending at 407-677-5980. The Parks & Recreation Department of the city of Winter Park and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission present their annual free Test the Waters Fishing Tournament at Martin Luther King Jr. Park from 7 to 11 a.m. on Satur day, Oct. 4. Children of all ages are invited to participate in this fun-lled event. Bait, shing poles and snacks will be provided for all participants. The citys Parks & Rec reation Department also guarantees that everyone will take home a sh! For more information, call 407-599-3203. On Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., dont miss the Virginia Heights fourth annual Yard Sale with lots of trea sures from multiple homes in the Virginia Heights neighborhood, located between Pennsylvania, Clarendon, Lakeview and Highland. Items will include bikes, tools, clothes, toys, electronics, furniture, gifts and much more! OCT. 7 Join Unicorp for the unveiling of the nal plan for the redevelopment of Mount Vernon Inn at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center, located at 1050 W. Morse Blvd. This plan incorporates previous community com ments from the meeting on July 31. OCT. 9 Dont miss Popcorn Flicks in the Park on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m. in Central Park, featuring The Mummy. Presented by Winter Park CRA and produced by En zian Theater, this free lm series features classic lms for the whole family. Bring a blanket, a picnic or snacks, and some family and friends! There will be free pop corn for everyone. Call 407-629-0054 for more information. OCT. 11 More than 150 Central Florida artists will display their work at the 41st an nual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival in Central Park on Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, food, and hands-on art workshops for children. The festival is hosted by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, presented by Florida Blue and Subaru, and co-sponsored by the city of Winter Park. Parking is often at a premium during this busy weekend. To accommo date our visitors, complimentary valet parking is available at three locations in downtown Winter Park. Plus, a free shut tle service will be available from near the Winter Park Village. A bike valet will also be available for guests who wish to cycle to the event. A secure area will be avail able to valet park bicycles at the corner of West Park and New England avenues, near the railroad tracks. The bike valet is being organized by the city of Winter Parks Pedestrian Bicycle Board. For more information, call 407-644-8281. Attention Star Wars fans: this is the day for you! The Maitland Public Library will host Star Wars Reads Day on Satur day, Oct. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. The library will have a Star Wars movie marathon, lightsaber Wii battles, snacks, crafts, and our special guests the 501st Legion (aka Stormtroopers)! For more informa tion, call the library at 407-647-7700. Author Mark DeNote will be signing cop ies of his upcoming book, The Great Florida Craft Beer Guide, at the Cask and Larder Southern Public House and Brewery from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. This event is free and open to the public. For more information about the book, visit the University Press of Florida webpage here: http://bit.ly/1noh4YO The Orlando Philharmonics top-selling show, Cirque de la Symphonie, re turns to the Bob Carr PAC on Oct. 11 at 2 and 8 p.m. Cirque meets Symphony in this all-new show featuring classical music brought to life as world-class acro bats, contortionists, jugglers and strong men perform amazing feats of strength and daring. Aerialists soar overhead as the orchestra below accompanies with musical suspense. Selections include works by Strauss, Rimsky-Korsakov and Kabalevsky as well as Leonard Bernstein and John Williams. Call 407-770-0071 or visit orlandophil.org to learn more. LAKE LILY PARK 701 Lake Lily Dr. Maitland, FL38TH ANNUAL MAITLAND ROTARY ART FESTIVAL October 3-5, 2014 October 3-5, 2014 UNDER THE STARS Art Art Art NORTH STAGEFriday, October 3 6:30pm ~ David Gibbs Saturday October 4 12pm ~ Beartoe 1:30pm ~ John Holley 3pm ~ Lauren Lester 4:30pm ~ Mike Petrovich 6pm ~ AJ & Elisabeth 7:30-10pm ~ Daniel Taylor Sunday October 5 10am ~ Mountain Brew 11:30am ~ Flint Blade & Honeydew 1pm ~ Bailey Callahan 2:30pm ~ Alex RodriguezSOUTH STAGEFriday, October 3 6:30pm ~ Jason LoGrande 8pm ~ Maitland Stage Band Saturday October 4 12pm ~ Orlando Brass Quintet 1:15pm ~ Swedo 3pm ~ Actomatics 4:45pm ~ Stereo Type 6:30pm ~ Paul Stott Group 8:30-10pm ~ RedCoats Sunday October 5 10am ~ Dan Jordan Trio 11:30am ~ Gypsy Bluez 1pm ~ Tangent 2:45pm ~ MaryBeth & friendsPAMaitland.org Performing Arts of Maitland Presents:
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Page 5 CoffeeTalk featuring Commissioner Tom McMacken The featured guest has changed, but the event remains the same. This months Coffee Talk will feature Commissioner Tom McMacken, Thursday, Oct. 2, at 8 a.m. Please make plans to join him for conversation and a cup of coffee provided by Palmanos Cafe, Coffee & Wine Bar. Coffee Talk is held at the Welcome Center located at 151 W. Lyman Ave. For more information, please call 407599-3428. Test the Waters Fishing Tournament The Parks & Recreation De partment and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com mission present their annual free Test the Waters Fishing Tourna ment on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 7 to 11 a.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Children of all ages are invited to participate in this funand snacks will be provided for all participants. The citys Parks & Recreation Department also guar antees that everyone will take tion, please call 407-599-3334. National Night Out On Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. the Winter Park Police Department will host an Open House as part of their 31st an niversary of National Night Out. This event will be held at the Pub lic Safety Facility located at 500 N. Virginia Ave. The national event sponsor, Target, will be on site along with a multitude of corpo rate and local businesses to pres ent various items and ideas to aid in crime prevention. A shredding vehicle will be on site to destroy any personal documents you wish to bring in order to avoid be coming a victim of identity theft. There will also be a Med Return receptacle for you to drop off any unwanted, unused, or expired prescription or non-prescription medicines for proper and safe dis posal. We invite you to stop by and enjoy the displays presented by the Police and Fire-Rescue depart ments, and learn what you can do to stand up against crime. For more information, please call 407599-3311. Thank you for helping Park Avenue closed to through trafc Oct. 11 and 12 Park Avenue will be closed England and Canton avenues from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the 41st annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival, which runs Satur day, Oct. 11, through Sunday, Oct. 12. Morse Boulevard will also be closed between New York and Park avenues. Please make note of these road closures prior to traveling around downtown Winter Park on Oct. 11 and 12. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and continued support of Winter Park events. Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park The Parks & Recreation De partment of the city of Winter Park will present the fourth an nual Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park on Friday, Oct. 31, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Shady Park, adjacent to the Winter Park Community Center at 721 W. New England Ave. Munchkins of all ages are in vited to attend this free familyties will include games, bounce houses, a costume contest, Trickor-Treat Trail and safe Halloween fun for everyone. If inclement weather tries to dampen the eve ning, the event will be moved into the Community Center. For more information regard ing Pumpkins & Munchkins in Shady Park, please call 407-5993275. Safety message from WPPD Historically, Winter Park has enjoyed a relatively low crime rate. This can be attributed to the vigilant actions of our residents as well as the proactive actions taken by the Winter Park Police Depart ment (WPPD). Although our rate is low, it is always important to remain vigilant and take the fol lowing precautions: Residents windows locked, even while you are at home. side, make sure that you remove your valuables (including cell phones, GPS units, purses/brief cases and spare change), lock the doors, and use the alarm system. system, please activate it every time you leave your home, and adjust your window coverings to impede a direct view into your residence. Businesses of business (front and rear doors). dump trash, make deposits, pull furniture off patios, and side walks). emergency phone line for a police escort at 407-644-1313. ings. and texts) when walking to your car. If you see suspicious people in the neighborhood or business area or something just doesnt look normal, take the initiative to call the police at 407-644-1313 and report it. Thank you. Urban coyotes Recently, urban coyotes have been spotted in College Park and some areas of Winter Park. The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conserva tion in partnership with the Uni versity of Florida has developed an educational brochure, A guide to living with urban coyotes, that has been posted on the homepage of cityofwinterpark.org. Please take the time to review this docu ment to help you understand and become familiar with the facts about this new visitor. on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, watch us on Vimeo. Winter Park City Talk BY RANDY KNIGHT CITY MANAGER Take your kids shing Crystal-Ball-poster-R4.indd 1 8/29/14 2:49 PM
Page 6 | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Maitland City Talk BY HOWARD SCHIEFERDECKER MAYOR Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in this years Fire Prevention Week campaign, Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Ev safety advocates nationwide, Mai tland Fire Rescue is joining forces Protection Association (NFPA) during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5 through 11, to remind local residents about the importance of having working smoke alarms in the home and testing them month ly. According to the latest NFPA research, working smoke alarms cut the chance half. Meanwhile, al most two-thirds of homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. count, roughly half of ed at night between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. when most people are asleep. Home smoke alarms can alert peo ing everyone enough time to get out. This years Fire Prevention Week campaign includes the fol lowing smoke alarm messages: in every bedroom, out side each separate sleep ing area and on every level of the home, includ ing the basement. smoke alarms through out the home. This way, when one sounds, they all do. monthly by pushing the test button. alarms when they are 10 years old or sooner if they dont respond prop erly. in the home knows the sound of the smoke alarm and un derstands what to do when they hear it. The Maitland Fire Rescue De partment will be providing educa tional classes to public and private elementary schools, day cares, scouting groups and civic orga nizations during Fire Prevention Week to promote Working Smoke these educational, family-oriented activities, residents can learn more about the importance of working smoke alarms and testing them monthly. Prevention Week programs and activities in Maitland, please con tact the Maitland Fire Marshal Dennis Marshall via telephone at 407-639-6228 or 6226 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org To learn more about smoke alarms and Working Smoke Alarms Saves Lives, visit NFPAs Reproduced, with permis sion, from NFPAs Fire Prevention tionweek.org. NFPA. Maitland Fire Rescue reminds you: Check your smoke alarms Rooted & grounded in Jesus Christ. The Learning Tree is a Ministry of First Baptist Church of Winter ParkWe offer Full-Day Infant Care and Childcare Year-Round, Preschool Classes, Summer Camp, and much more! 1021 New York Avenue N., Winter Park, Florida 32789 Established in 1972 we are celebrating 41 years of service this year. LAKE LILY PARK 701 Lake Lily Dr. Maitland, FL38TH ANNUAL MAITLAND ROTARY ART FESTIVAL October 3-5, 2014 October 3-5, 2014 UNDER THE STARS Art Art Art NORTH STAGEFriday, October 3 6:30pm ~ David Gibbs Saturday October 4 12pm ~ Beartoe 1:30pm ~ John Holley 3pm ~ Lauren Lester 4:30pm ~ Mike Petrovich 6pm ~ AJ & Elisabeth 7:30-10pm ~ Daniel Taylor Sunday October 5 10am ~ Mountain Brew 11:30am ~ Flint Blade & Honeydew 1pm ~ Bailey Callahan 2:30pm ~ Alex RodriguezSOUTH STAGEFriday, October 3 6:30pm ~ Jason LoGrande 8pm ~ Maitland Stage Band Saturday October 4 12pm ~ Orlando Brass Quintet 1:15pm ~ Swedo 3pm ~ Actomatics 4:45pm ~ Stereo Type 6:30pm ~ Paul Stott Group 8:30-10pm ~ RedCoats Sunday October 5 10am ~ Dan Jordan Trio 11:30am ~ Gypsy Bluez 1pm ~ Tangent 2:45pm ~ MaryBeth & friendsPAMaitland.org Performing Arts of Maitland Presents: 853 South Orlando Ave.Just south of Fairbanks on Hwy. 17-92 (1 mi. east of I-4, Exit 87)Winter Park, FL 32789 (407) 644-454715,000 sq. ft. featuring 140 dealersOPEN 7 DAYSMonSat 10 Sun 12No Magic Words ... Just good old antiques & vintage!Come see why customers LOVE our Mall!Visit us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Orange Tree Antiques Mall Orange Tree Antiques Mall Columbus Day Weekend Sale October 10-13 Get in the spirit of the season and in the stockings of local shoppers with theWinter Park-Maitland Observer HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: rfrnt bntf n n f REACH: f fn f f f fn nfrfn f r f ISSUE DATE: SPACE DEADLINE: f AD DEADLINE: f Dont get lost in the holiday hustle and bustle! Reserve your ad space today by contacting Tracy Craft at 407.515.2605 or TCraft@TurnstileMediaGroup.com f tr r f rff f f n f f fn bnt rn f n n nf f nt rn f f ff n rf r f f f PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Interconnected smoke alarms can alert an entire home or ofce.
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Page 7 Some Winter Park news from Sept. 23, 1893 just went viral again. A Rollins College class took social medias throwback post ing theme to the next level last week, treating the public to a day of tweeting and instagramming the news like it was 1893. Just in case anyone forgot that @WinterParkFla is capable ickProbs, student Evan Rogers tweeted. One hundred and twenty one years later, Winter Parks talk of the town may seem eerily familiar. Student groups in the class Decade of Decision: part of this semester re searching and writing papers about the political, social, cultural and eco nomic circumstances in Winter Park in 1893. Then they used that knowl edge and reacted to an editorial in the Winter Park Advocate, a black newspaper of the time, and spent the day it was published, Sept. 23, tweeting about it. This was like a social drama, said Professor Julian Chambliss. You are yourself in 1893, but remarkably you have Twitter and Instagram, and youre reacting to this edito rial, but you are you. Students focused on the main historical event of the moment the redistricting of Winter Park, cutting Hannibal Square and its black, Re publican residents, from the town to Democrats seeking a larger voice in Winter Parks gov ernment. I worked over the summer to identify what would be something that could generate a conversation and that we could capture some of the ar chival sources that we have and weave them across platforms and create a kind of immersive experience, Chambliss said. And so it was really important nate enough with contemporary audiences, that it would be inter esting, but also something rooted in the period. The tweets read like any youd cussing todays news, and their points of view read like those of today, too. Unlike the community members of Winter Park in 1893, the students of Rollins 2014 dis agree with removing Hannibal Square from the town limits. People of Rollins should sup port Republicans and not get rid of part of the town for politi cal gain, Anthony Patikowski tweeted. Rollins, reject this redistrict you need to stop racism in our tweeted. Tweets also focused on Rollins history, tourism, the develop ment the railroad station brought to Winter Park and the former town government being accused of malfeasance. Milford, a fresh man, took bringing the past into the present even further, creating memes with photographs from Lifestyles PHOTOS COURTESY OF ROLLINS COLLEGE A Rollins College class spent a day tweeting like it was 1893 BRITTNI LARSON Observer staff Please see TWEETING on page 9 On Stage Alaska Come preview the wonders of an Alaskan vacation at our On Stage Alaska multi-media presentation. Listen as experts from AAA Travel share tips on where to go, what to see and what to bring. Plus, learn about exclusive AAA Member Bene ts including up to $200 per stateroom onboard credit on select Alaska departures!Harry P. Leu Gardens 1920 N. Forest Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803 Space is limited. Reserve your seat today online at AAA.com/TravelEvents or call 407-647-1033One person in travel party must be a AAA member to receive member bene ts. Shipboard Credit and Onboard Value Booklet include Terms & Conditions on speci c offers. All offers are capacity controlled and may be modi ed or withdrawn without notice. Other conditions may apply. Ask your AAA Travel Consultant for complete details. Holland America Line and The Auto Club Group are not responsible for any errors or omissions in the printing of this promotion. Holland America Line. Ships Registry: The Netherlands. TR-0300Erfrnrtbr October 18th 11amBob Carr Theater Collin and Jeanmarie YorkSponsored In Part by407-426-1739 | OrlandoBallet.orgPeter& WolfThePeter& WolfTheFamily SeriesALSO THIS SEASONThe Nutcracker FamilyDecember 20th & 21stThe Swan PrincessJanuary 24thThe Magical Princess DollMay 2nd OB Family Series 5x8.indd 1 9/22/14 3:23 PM When history goes viral
Page 8 | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer It took overtime to make it happen, but Winter Parks un defeated streak on the gridiron came to an end last Friday, with rival Boone taking the win 16-13. Boone was behind Winter Park by 3 points in OT and driv ing toward the goal line when Boone QB Logan Smith found Alex Bergan in the corner of the end zone for the score that would win the game. When the UCF Knights step p.m. tonight, Oct. 2, theyll have had 12 nights of rest. The only problem with that: So will the Cougars. Both teams are coming off bye conference games of the season. Only one of those teams is a reigning champ. We have one goal on our team and thats to win a con ference championship, so ev ery game is critical, UCF head coach George OLeary told UCFKnights.com about his goal this season. He wants a repeat. The Knights shocked college football last season in a strong win it all, edging tough rivals Louisville, Cincinnati and Hous ton for the American Athletic Conferences inaugural champi onship. Edging is the operative word here. In a season of heartstopping, last-second wins for the Knights, Louisville was one for the history books; an upset win that came down to a hail Mary that was batted down in the end zone as the clock ran out. But in Houston, it may have been even more of a nail-biter for the Knights. Rather than spotting Louisville 2:37 to go 75 yards at the end of the game, the Knights, who had just gone three-and-out with a chance to put the game away with 3:02, punted to let Houston start their drive with plenty of time and only 62 yards to go. Within two minutes the Cou gars phenom quarterback John goal. What would ensue on that series would be a stand for the ages, with the Knights knocking down a pass, then stopping a QB sneak, knocking down another pass, then Brandon Alexander knocking the ball out of Aaron Johnsons hands to end the drive and win the game with 14 sec onds left. Alexander will be back for the game against Houston (31), along with much of UCFs defense that helped secure last years win. But so will Hous tons OKorn. Thankfully for the Knights (1-2), OKorn is throwing a bit worse this season than the last, averaging 211.5 yards per game in the air, with six TD passes and six interceptions. And the much of those middling stats came against the seemingly easily de featable UTSA, Grambling State, and UNLV, with a combined re cord of 4-10 this season. The only other team the Cou gars have played is No. 23 BYU on Sept. 23. BYU also happens to be the highest-ranked team the Knights are scheduled to play this season. But in that game, which saw a tough BYU run defense hold Houston to only 10 yards rushing, OKorn came alive, passing for 307 yards and three touchdowns. BYU would still win 33-25 after amassing 523 total yards against a nonexistent Houston defense. UCF vs. Houston is expect ed to be an edge-of-your-seat matchup, if history is any judge. All four of UCFs wins against Houston came down to defen sive stands or special teams Houston has proven a tough team to pin down as being a rushing or passing team. Just the next game after their Sept. 11 matchup against BYU when they only rushed for 10 yards, they put up 399 against UNLV. Three Houston rushers have 100 yards on the season. The game will kick off at 7 p.m. tonight on ESPN. Sports PHOTO BY ISAAC BABCOCK THE OBSERVER Breshad Perriman bowls over a BCU defensive back en route to the Knights win two weeks ago. Theyve had a long rest to prepare for a rematch against Houston. UCF readies for Houston Wildcats streak snapped ISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff ISAAC BABCOCK Observer staff Please see WILDCATS on next page Look out for the 2014 Nonpartisan Voter GuideBrought to you by the League of Women Voters of Florida Education Fund rfntbfn OCTOBER SPECIAL START TODAY FOR $49 r rfrntffb tttt fnbb t ff nf ttt fn ftnnf ffn BEACH BODY CHALLENGE 6 WEEK PROGRAM The insurance Package Policy for Home & Auto is underwritten by Auto Club Insurance Company of Florida (ACICF). Applies to site-built homes only, and availability is subject to meeting underwriting criteria. *Discount applies to select auto coverages only and is based on number of years as a AAA Member. Our customers save an average of $915 annually.*** Get a quote today! insurance from the same prior insurer *$10 ExxonMobil Gift Card with an Insurance Quote**Simplify and save with one policy and one payment. rfnAAA Winter Park AAA Waterford Lakes Last years game was a nail-biter, but the Knights are used to that against Houston
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Page 9 TWEETING | News of Winter Park in 1893 suddenly went viral when tweets blasted out by Rollins students WILDCATS | the time period. On a photo of people enjoying boating on a local lake, pictur esque homes in the background, shes placed the text, This is a formal affair come to Winter Park. Chambliss said its a great comment on tourism and the role lakes still play in recreation in residents lives. But Chambliss isnt sure whether Winter Parks residents of 1893 would love Twitter or not. They had their own version of Twitter, he said. Many big cities had a morning and evening edition of the pa per then, along with the birth of modern media happening mag azines and telegraphed news so information traveled relatively fast, even then, Chambliss said. Milford said she appreciates how much more quickly she can get news now, and the dialogue it creates when people can offer their views along with the news instantly. I feel like that connects a lot more people, she said. I think about things. Chambliss liked that this was a way to share some Winter Park history with a lot of people at once on a very accessible, popu lar platform. Its a way to teach the public and his students. I think it should be done more, I mean, were in the 21st dia should play a role in a history class, said Austin Meehan, a se nior history major. It combines the past and the present a little bit, and for me as a student it gets me more engaged and more in terested in whats going on. For the Wildcats, who had of four straight wins, three of which came by less than a loss turns their record to 4-1. For the formerly struggling Braves, theyre now 2-3. Winter Park gets to play host to Timber Creek at 7:30 p.m. Fri day. Itll be their second district Wolves are 3-1, coming off a 49-7 demolition of Olympia last week. Edgewater Olympia also was manhan dled by Edgewater two weeks ago, 45-6. The Eagles took a bye week last Friday to prepare for Leesburg. Theyll be traveling to get there, hoping to improve on their 2-2 record. Leesburg is 3-2 after beating West Port 23-7 on Sept. 26. The Eagles will kick off at 7 p.m. Fri day. C ONTINUED FROM PAGE 7 C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE PRESENTED BY: Participating artists, entertainment schedule and more at www.AutumnArtFestival .org or call 407-644-8281.SUPPORTED BY: Autumn Art Festival W inter Park 41 st Annual WIN TER P A RK VIL LAGE A DIVISION OF VS MEDIA GROUP, INC. 150 FLORIDA ARTISTS | LIVE MUSIC | BEER GARDEN PARK AVENUE SIDEWALK SALE | CHILDRENS ART rfntbCorner of Hwy. 17-92 and Orange Ave. Flu Shot Clinic to be held on October 7th from 9 AM to 3 PM Sponsored by CVS Pharmacy and Gateway Plaza, home of Commerce National Bank & Trust 1201 S. Orlando Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789All are welcome. Most insurances are accepted with proof of insurance card and Photo ID. Fee without qualifying insurance is $31.99 r fntbbb tbbbrbbb nr tbbnr rnrfrr rtbtb407-767-0930r To see the Rollins College class tweets, all about news set in 1893, go to Twitter or Instagram and search #HIS120_1890s.
Page 10 | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer WPV Voice PHOTOS BY COURTESY OF SUSIE Q BOUTIQUE PHOTOS BY COURTESY OF WALK ON WATER Fall in love with fall fashion at WPV Susie Q Boutiques fall trend picks Walk on Waters fall trend picks Booties Booties are a great fall trend to wear now! Wear them with your favorite summer dress and also wear them with denim and lots of layers into winter. Animal print Animal print is a classic fall favorite. Add an animal print scarf to spice up a simple Blazers Keep warm and sophisticated this season with a classic blazer. Try a blazer with leather trim if youre feeling bold. Boho chic Fringe, a popular detail in boho chic fashion, adds both femininity and drama to your fall look. Spirit jerseys One of Walk on Waters most popular items are spirit jerseys. This oversized sweater can be paired with leggings and boots for a perfect casual weekend look. Palazzo pants With new fall prints arriving such as houndstooth, this hot summer trend is also a great Florida fall look. To get all of these fall trends and more be sure to visit Susie Q Bou tique, Walk on Water and other fashionable retailers at Winter Park Village. Did you know? Adjectives Market, Central Flor idas premiere vintage marketplace will open its door at Winter Park Village this month! With over 6,000 square feet of carefully selected mer chandise from more than 100 local pickers, craftspeople and artisans! New treasures arrive daily, so be sure to stop by as often as you can as there is always something new to see! Adjectives Market will be open daily, Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. and is located at Winter Park Village; 460 N. Orlando Ave., suite 124, across from Sakari Sushi. C ooler weather is just around the corner so be sure to stock your wardrobe with the latest fall fashion trends that are available at Winter Park Village. I recently spoke with store managers at both Susie Q Boutique and Walk on Water to get their fall fashion must-haves, and Ive got to say youll be smitten with all these looks! This week at Enzian1300 SOUTH ORLANDO AVE MAITLAND, FL 407-629-0054 WWW.ENZIAN.ORG @EnzianTheater THE SKELETON TWINSStarring Kristen Wiig & Bill Hader Fri Sun: 3:45PM | 6:30PM | 9:30PM Mon Thurs: 6:30PM | 9:15PM OBVIOUS CHILDA 2014 Florida Film Festival favorite returns to Enzian! Fri Sun 4PM, 6:30, 9PM Mon, Wed, Thurs 6:30, 9PM Tues 6:30A HARD DAYS NIGHTTues 3PM National Theatre Live: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIMESunday 11AMWednesday Night Pitcher Show: PUMPKINHEADFREE on the lawn! Wednesday 8PMYoga on the LawnEat a healthy lunch at Eden Bar after class! Monday 11AMPopcorn Flicks in the Park: THE MUMMY (1932)FREE in Central Park! Thursday 8PM20th Annual South Asian Film FestivalOctober 11th 13th Wednesday Night Pitcher Show: JAY AND SILENT BOB STRIKE BACKFREE on the lawn! Wed 8PM or Sunset
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Page 12 | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Oct. 3 to Nov. 2 The Whos Tommy at Mad Cow Theatre See it...Feel it... You know the music. Pete Townshends groundbreaking rock opera Tommy, 1993 Tony Award and Drama Desk winner, will open the season at the Mad Cow Theatre in downtown Orlando on Oct. 3. Join the amazing journey for this mind-expanding tale of turned-messiah. Call 407-2978788 or visit madcowtheatre.com Oct. 3, 4 and 5 Art Under the Stars the 38th Maitland Rotary Art Festival The only nighttime Art Festi val in Florida, the 38th Maitland Rotarys Art Under the Stars is a magical experience for artists and patrons alike. With continu ous live entertainment on two stages sponsored by Performing Arts Maitland, the art show and sale will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 3, noon to 10 p.m. on Oct. 4 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 5, surrounding Lake Lily in 321-303-1404. Oct. 3 to Jan. 4 Art of the American West at the Mennello Museum The Mennello Museum cel ebrates its 15th anniversary with dual exhibits: George Catlins American Buffalo and The Taos Society of Artists curated by Director Frank Holt. Inspired by the natural beauty, the Taos an art colony in the American West. In the new exhibit, opening Oct. 3 (with an opening reception on Oct. 10), Frank Holt presents 12 artists, working from 1915 to 1927, who were fascinated by the landscape, the light and the Pueblo lifestyle. George Catlin (1796) journeyed to the Great Plains, painting more than 140 American Indian tribes. Forty original Catlin paintings from the Smithsonian Museum will show the role of the buffalo in Plains Indian culture. Call 407-246-4278 or visit mennellomuseum.com Oct. 4 What the Dickens Are You Wearing? The What the Dickens folks, who celebrate the 202nd anni versary of the birth of Charles Dickens, invite us to a showcase of Victorian fashion from the time of Dickens life and works. Set for Oct. 4 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Orlando Public Library, the fashions will be presented by the Central Florida Costumers Guild. Well see how Charles Dickens (and his characters) would have dressed in styles from 19th cen tury London. Visit WhatTheDick ensOrlando.com Oct. 4 GLBT Community Centers Black & White Gala The GLBT Community Center will host its annual Black & White Gala on Oct. 4 at the Orlan do Museum of Art. The Museum is going through a facelift and will have two new exhibits open, plus the soon to open J. Hyde Crawford and Anthony Tortora Gallery. The new gallery not only comes with $8.3 million dollars of art (the largest bequest the museum has ever received), but it is appropriate that the gallery is named for two men who were in a loving relationship. The Gala features VIP cocktails, a string quartet, food by John Michaels Events, live and silent auctions, dessert stations, entertainment and a preview of the museums new exhibits. Call 407-394-8741 or visit thecenterorlando.org/BW for tickets. Oct. 4 Grammy Awardwinning Chicago to rock Daytona Beach Hailed by former President Bill Clinton as one of the most important bands in music since the dawn of rock n roll, the legendary band Chicago is the top-40 albums in six decades. In 2013, Chicagos multi-platinum bestseller, The Very Best Of Chicago Only The Beginning charted at No. 1 on Billboard and on Billboard Magazines list of Top-100 artists of all time, Chi ART OF THE AMERICAN WEST Josh Garrick Culture for your calendar Please see CULTURE on next page Sidewalk Sale Park Avenue October 9 12Details at experienceparkavenue.com or call 407-644-8281. Save 50-75% at participating retailers. rfntbb trbr brfbbbb brbbtbftt bb bt
Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Page 13 cago came in at No. 13. Chicago will perform at the Peabody Au ditorium in Daytona on Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the master outlets. Call 800-745-3000 or visit PeabodyDaytona.com Oct. 6 and 7 Ladies of Eola Heights A Come-Out-WithPride event Fresh from their summer run at The Abbey, The Ladies of Eola Heights will partner with Come-Out-With-Pride to return for two performances only on Oct. 6 and 7. Michael Wanzies wildly successful story of the estranged Locksdale sisters, who are reunited at their family home in the Eola Heights neighborhood of Orlando to plan their daddys funeral, is as funny as it is touch ing. Visit AbbeyOrlando.com Oct. 6 to Nov. 9 Click, Clack, BOO! at Orlando Rep Its Halloween, and Duck, Pig, Cow and Hen cannot wait to throw a party, complete with apple bobbing, candy bowls, and a spook-tacular costume contest Based on the book by Doreen Cro nin and Betsey Lewink, Farmer Brown is afraid of Halloween, but the barnyard crew save the day as they show Farmer Brown that a little scare can be big fun in this new musical. Call 407-896-7365 or visit orlandorep.com Oct. 7 and 8 Sesame Street Live at CFE Arena Everyone is special is the message of the all-new Sesame Street Live Make a New Friend show visiting the CFE Arena on Oct. 7 and 8. Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Gro vers friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the fun of friendship while singing, Tickets at the CFE Arena Box and online at ticketmaster.com Oct. 10 to 31 Phantasmagoria V the fth all-original Halloween celebration has become an annual Hallow een celebration this year titled Phantasmagoria V Death Comes for ALL will haunt the Shakespeare Center at Loch Haven Park from Oct. 10 to 31. With new stories, large-scale puppets interacting with live actors, dance, music, explosive stage combat and haunting storytelling, I dare you to join this fearsome troupe of storytell ers and dancers as they present tales of terror from literary giants such as Poe, Carroll, Dickens and others. Under the inspired direction of John DiDonna, Kevin Becker and Seth Kubersky, with choreog raphy by Mila Makarova and Dion Leonhard, for tickets call 407-328-9005 or order online at OrlandoAtPlay.com Oct. 11 The Orlando Philharmonic presents Cirque de la Symphonie The Orlando Philharmonics top-selling show returns to the Bob Carr PAC on Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cirque meets Sympho ny in this all-new show featuring classical music brought to life as world-class acrobats, contor tionists, jugglers and strongmen perform amazing feats of strength and daring. Aerialists soar overhead as the orchestra below accompanies with musical sus pense. Selections include works by Strauss, Rimsky-Korsakov and Kabalevsky as well as Leonard Bernstein and John Williams. For more information, call 407-7700071 or visit orlandophil.org Current Body art painter Shannon Holt nalist on TVs Skin Wars Congratulations to Deland artist Shannon Holt who was a contestant on the reality TV show Skin Wars a body painting competition. From 10 of the best body painters in the country, Shannon made it all the way to not get the big money, she did get an incredible boost to her career. She has appeared on the Daily Buzz and the Queen Latifah Show, shes had paintings ap pear in the New York Post and on billboards in NYC and LA, and Star Magazine did a special Shannon issue with our divaher at ShannonHoltArt.com and check out her clip at http://bit. ly/1rvSGcW CIRQUE DE LA SYMPONIE SESAME STREET LIVE CULTURE | Bring your kids to see Click, Clack, Boo! a funny, spooky musical and a costume party in one C ONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Josh Garrick is a writer, photographer, educator, and ne art curator. He is a member of the Curatorial Council for the Museum of Florida Art. 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Page 14 | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Opinions Chris Jepson Perspectives Do not keep children to their studies by compulsion, but by play. Plato As a child I lived for recess, to play. As an adult, little has changed. Im afraid Im becoming one of those. You know, one of those. An old man cur mudgeon lamenting, longing for some lost paradisiacal past of his halcyon youth. A time when a king-size, mind you, a kingsize Coke was 12 ounces, a time when the renewal of your 50-cent library card was the total extravagant extent of any parental involvement in your after school educa tion, and of a time when two daily recesses were the norm for an elementary school student. Most of us understand that nothing is forever. Seasons. Batting streaks. Civiliza tions. When historians look back on what triggered the collapse (perhaps I exag gerate) of the American Empire or what aptly illustrates a pivotal turning point in our nations history, from greatness to mediocrity, they may look no further than a recent quote from Leesburg Elementary School Principal Patrick Galatowitsch from the Orlando Sentinel, Allowing kids to run around on the playground without appropriate guidance isnt helping our kids to be focused on instruction. There is so much wrong with Galatow itschs perspective that I am at a loss as to where to begin. Allowing kids to run around on the playground? Is this educa tor, nay, administrator bereft of imagi nation? We should be encouraging our children to do exactly that, to run around exhaustinglymuch the time. And why Without appropriate guidance? Are you kidding me? Arguably, I learned as much on the playground as I did sitting in the classroom. You learn to play with others; to be part of a team, a side. You learn fair play. To share. You observe bad behaviors (in others, in yourself) that do not work, that are unacceptable. You expe rience peer pressure, feuds, cliques, bullies, loves and triumphs. Ah, young love. On your own with others your age, without the omnipresent supervision of adults, you grow and mature. I am saddened for Americas youth if modernity determines that unsupervised childs play has become unacceptable. Helping our kids to be focused on instruction? Exercise and play and un supervised child-to-child interactions do just that help children to focus on their instruction. Remember for a glorious second how free you once felt. The clock on the wall behind the teacher moved so achingly slow and then bingo, the moment arrived when all the second grades headed out to the playground for 15 or 20 minutes of just running and horsing around. Boys over there, girls in the shade. Who liked you? Who didnt? Who cares? It was ecstasy. Google the value of recess, of play and read study after study supporting the idea of play as conducive to learning. But we dont really require studies, do we, to intuitively know, to value play as an integral part of life. George Bernard Shaw offered, We dont stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. Theres a Biblical quote that from my perspective gets it profoundly wrong. Cor inthians 13:11 reads, When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. If child be the father of man, mores the pity if we put away play. You may as well repress your humanity. And wheres the joyful play in that? Ask any elementary school student. To play at being human Jepson is a 27-year resident of Central Florida. Hes scally conservative, socially liberal, likes art and embraces diversity of opinion. Reach him at Jepson@MEDIAmerica.US Louis Roney Play On! Holder as attorney general, I became interested in Holder and began to follow what he was doing. During the months, and years of his reign as AG, I have looked I have given up on him long ago. Now he is giving up on himself and is vacating the government premises. Should have hap in Europe and was cognizant of the illconcealed jealousy that my European col leagues felt for things American, especially when I spoke of beautiful sunny Florida. I mused then that when I was being paid to sing in European opera houses, I might be selling my birthright for a mess of pottage. Perhaps Americas birthright is Cotton Matwhers: Let us now be up and doing, which keeps our civilized world in constant forward motion progress we call it. As my days dwindle down to a precious few, people ask me, What do you do to get yourself going in the morning? I say, I think about what needs to be done. I think about what I can get done today, and I get busy doing it. Whats so unusual about that? After all, today is the only Along the way, have I made some mis I did some good things too, like singing for millions of people during my 40 year career, marrying b.w., buying a house in Winter Park, starting a concert-presenting organization Festival of Orchestras, teach ing 24 years as a distinguished professor at UCF and in general, not breaking any laws and staying out of jail. I wish I had done lots of things that I didnt get around to, but why cry about it? Im leaving plenty of things undone for the next do-gooder who happens along with a big supply of words. I, as an aesthete on the scene, should have tackled the problem of anything ugly that mars Winter Parks beautiful features. For example: roughhewn Fairbanks Avenue, which initiates strangers to our city by traversing one of the citys few ugly thoroughfares. Fair leave it for the next guy. shape the only thing left to worry about is the people, starting with ones self. Oh would some power, the giftie gie us, to see ourselves as others see us, as Bob bie Burns put it (though in thicker Scots verbiage). Self-criticism is not an easily practiced human art, and all of us are apt to see ourselves in a little better light than our neighbors do. Maybe each of us should give a suggested list of self-improvements to his neighbor telling him how to change himself to suit us. I, myself, dont want to receive any such suggestions but I am willing and able to give plenty of sugges I am getting myself into trouble by what I have just said, so I am going to change the subject. But think it over, OK? Let me know how you feel about it. house, which has all the rooms we could dictably, spend most of our days. We also spend a lot of time in the kitchen where we eat unless we are having company when we use the dining room. You could say we bathroom, and a bedroom of course, where we sleep as most folks do. It occurs to me that in all the larger houses, of which Winter Park has a plethora, the people who live there are paying for a great deal of space they rarely, if ever, use. After all, isnt a palace just a big house with many rooms? But having extra space does gives one the kingly feeling of being able to plan all the myriad things that make our country the Marriage is the most common escape from more fun, and get into more mischief, than one. A couple has the advantage of being able to criticize each other, and to prevent each other from getting into predicaments that are always looming. My b.w. has a way of saying, Lets just think that over a while. That has prevented a great many mistakes on my part. I admit, Im some times upset a bit with her, but really Im The days dwindle down An International opera star for more than 40 years, Loiuis Roney has entertained on stage and on screen. He founded and directed the Festival of Orchestras, bringing the worlds best symphony orchestras to Orlando. He recieved the Distinguished Professor Faculty Award from UCF, and continues to inspire and develop young artists. Letters to the editor Send your thoughts (400 words or less) to Managing Editor Isaac Babcock at firstname.lastname@example.org On the evening of Sept. 23, 2014, the city of Winter Park had a downpour unlike anything we have seen since the hurricanes of 2004. Our Winter Park Police Depart ment was inundated with calls regarding The teamwork between the Fire-Rescue Department and other city departments was amazing, but that is something that fortunately we have come to expect. I write today to thank the countless citizens that event. My watch commander relayed that while she was out in the rain in calf-deep water trying to push a disabled car that was blocking the passage of other vehicles, she was joined by a passerby (whose name she was too tied up to write down) that threw down her umbrella and helped her push the car from the roadway. Other citizens assisted whether by helping push cars, or by their patience as we worked our way through the calls for service before we could get to their immediate need. As police chief I want everyone to know and fellow city workers, but I am proud of those we serve who pitched in during less-than-ideal circumstances. Your as sistance was appreciated and it does not go unnoticed. Brett C. Railey Chief of Police Winter Park Police Department King Features Weekly ServiceSeptember 29, 2014 EDITORIAL CARTOON
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Winter Park / Maitland Observer | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Page 39 OBSERVER Open Houses THE MARKE T PLACE King Features Weekly ServiceSeptember 29, 2014 King Features Weekly ServiceSeptember 29, 2014 Saturday, October 4th: 1847 Britlyn Aly, Orlando, FL 32814 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 2,099 SF | $440,000 Stunning, four bedroom, three and onehalf-bath David Weekly City Home! Built in 2012, this immaculate home still shows like a model. Filled with natural, illuminating light, the open floor plan boasts a fabulous kitchen with dark cabinetry, a granite island and upgraded stainless steel appliances. Downstairs guest suite comes complete with its own private bath, including a pebbled walk-in shower. Upstairs master suite features a walk-in closet, trey ceilings, wood floor ing and en suite with dual vanities and shower. Two additional bedrooms, a full bath, and washer/dryer access on the third floor allow for plenty of extra room and convenience. Attached two car, rear entry garage provides simplistic ease for entry into the home and great additional storage. Just a short walk from Baldwin Parks thriving Village Center, enjoy all the amenities Baldwin Park has to exclusively offer its residents, from the boutique shops and dining, to three recreational swimming pools, fitness centers, parks, and walking trails. Hosted by: Tiffany Prewitt Grindstaff from 12-2 PM 2751 Meeting Place, Orlando, FL 32814 5 BR | 5.5 BA | 4,036 SF | $949,000 Fantastic five bedroom, five and onehalf bath, custom home in Baldwin Park! This home offers an executive interior and boasts more than 4,000 SF of living space with a superb outdoor living area complete with fireplace, pool and spa. Foyer entry with high ceilings and chan delier lead guests into the homes formal living and dining rooms, where high ceil ings, oversized windows, and a gas fire place invoke a warm and inviting ambi ence. Off the dining room is the kitchen with an oversized island, sub-zero appli ances, gas range, and built-in oven and microwave. A separate breakfast room is bright and provides views of the outdoor living area. Downstairs master suite has a very impressive, custom shelving walkin closet. Master bath is a retreat in and of itself with two granite vanities, jetted tub, and separate walk-in shower. Each secondary bedroom comes complete with their own attached bath and gener ous closet space. Upstairs bonus room could be used as a fifth bedroom or serve as theater/media room, game room, or any other number of possibilities. En joy views of the park and gardens from your front porch and take advantage of Baldwin Parks amenities and downtown center with boutique shops and fabulous dining. Hosted by: Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company from 12-2 PM 457 & 461 Manor Road, Maitland Manors New Homes, Maitland, FL 32751 4 BR | 4 BA | 3,797 SF | $864,900 Brand-new City-side custom home by Silliman Homes Centrally located in Mai tland Manors. 2013 Parade of Homes Grand Award Winner, Silliman Homes is now offering custom homes in sought after City-side locations. Superior quality construction, upgraded finishes, unique designs, and excellent values. Casa de la Vida is a beautiful Mediterranean style 3,797 square foot home that includes four bedrooms and four and a half baths, home office, spacious upstairs media/ game room, and a 2-car garage. This open-air floor plan is filled with natural light with the multiple windows and slid ing glass doors that surround the home. Welcomed into the foyer and adjoining dining room, the interior also features a spacious kitchen overlooking the fam ily room and nook creating a space to gather with friends and family. Located on the first floor, the master suite and home office command the right wing and the main gathering areas to the left. This home exudes hospitality and warmth and is perfect for every social occasion. Truly a Must see home! Hosted by: Patrick Higgins with Kelly Price & Company from 1-5 PM Sunday, October 5th: 8121 Via Bonita Street, Sanford, FL 32771 3 BR | 2 BA | 1,245 SF | $190,000 LAKEFRONT! Situated on Lake Gary with access to Lake Markham. Located in de sirable NW Seminole County. Relax on the back porch and enjoy the peaceful setting and quiet neighborhood. This home is in move in condition! This home has lots of charm. It is immaculately clean. Tile floors throughout. Freshly painted and updated. Easy yard maintenance for busy people. No HOA no homeowners dues! Well and septic No utility bills! Close to many amenities and conveniences! Within two miles of A rated schools; Within 5 miles of Seminole Town Center Mall and shopping, dining, theaters. Fan tastic recreational facilities nearby: Cross Seminole Trail Head, Seminole Soccer Complex, Sylvan Lake Park, Wilson Park, Seminole State Forest, Wekiva river all within 3 miles. Transportation: Interstate 4, Greenway Expressway (SR417), and two Sunrail stations all within 6 miles; Airports: Sanford Orlando airport. Peace ful Living. Hosted by: Christy Knox from 2-5 PM 1520 Druid Isle Road, Maitland, FL 32751 5 BR | 3 BA | 2,178 SF | $499,000 Your own slice of Old Florida heaven! Un believable 100 x 400 lot on quiet spring fed, ski lake with dock and screened salt water pool built in 2011! Clayton construction, Mid-century modern 5 bed room/ 3 bath home. This home has the perfect 3 way split floor plan for ultimate family privacy. Good sized bedrooms. New master bathroom tall cabinets and counters. Enter into the marble foyer and enjoy formal living area or 2 sepa rate family rooms. Separate dining room. Kitchen opens up to views of the lake and pool. Original wood burning fireplace, new windows, 2 septic systems have both been replaced. Home is meticulously clean! Relax on large screened porch and enjoy beautiful lake views. 0.93 acres on Lake Charity. Backyard is like a wildlife sanctuary for bird watching Bald eagles, grey herons, cranes, ibis. You may even see monarch butterflies, ducks, turtles, etc. You can ski, paddle board, tube and bass fish in this serene picturesque land scape. Let your worries leave you as you drive in to the house one way road with beautiful mature trees on brick entrance adjacent to upscale Maitland Club. Hosted by: Liz Jones with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 712 Delaney Park Drive, Orlando, FL 32806 2 BR | 2 BA | 1,685 SF | $475,000 Luxurious Delaney Park home exudes modern elegance. As if the charming ex terior and curb appeal dont excite, every aspect of the interior will leave you want ing to see what is next. Enter the home through an enchanting arched front door and be welcomed by gleaming hardwood floors, a beautiful staircase, and charac ter all around. The living room has a light and bright feel and offers a classy fire place, perfect for relaxing or entertaining the best of friends. Through the arched opening you will find a dining room and unique dry bar designed with dramatic lighting and great views of the private backyard paradise. The kitchen offers a perfect setting for preparing your favorite meal, equipped with stainless appliances and granite counter-tops. Finishing off the downstairs is a bedroom, bath, and a den that could function as a third bedroom or large office. Upstairs is a full master retreat that sets a tranquil tone. The bed room is expansive in size, has exquisite architectural features, and sweeping windows. Attached master bath has a spalike feel with river rock flooring and clean lines throughout. The walk in closet was custom designed by California Clos ets. This home was renovated with noth ing but high end detail in mind. Special appointments include distinctive wood molding, travertine tile, individual control stereo speakers, custom closets, artistic interior lighting, zoned exterior lighting, remote gas fireplace, private pool oasis and top of the line summer kitchen. Dont miss this opportunity. Hosted by: Amanda Geller with Kelly Price & Company from 2-4 PM 2522 Chantilly Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 3 BR | 3 BA | 1,920 SF | $450,000 Live in highly-desired Winter Park on a peaceful cul-de-sac. This home has been fully transformed since 2007, hav Call 7 days a week 8am 11pm EST Promo Code: MB06141-800-831-1867 CALL NOW LIMITED TIME SAVINGS! mo Promotional Packages Starting At...FOR 12 MONTHSNot eligible for Hopper or HD 877-641-2852.GEA.Call For A Property Brochure Balsam mountain preserveWednesday, October 15th Asheville/Sylva, NC5AUCTIONS3 NO MIN IMUM! NO RES ERVE! Outdoor living rooms with Trex TM decking, large expansive mountain views, spacious master suites, and private guest accommodations Luxury nishes of slate, stacked stone, granite, branch balusters, and heavy timber trusses Lots from 1.83 acres to 1.948 acres Grand Estates Auction Florida Newspaper Network SylvaNC.indd 1 9/15/14 4:25 PM The best walk-in tub just got better with breakthrough technology! Introducing the all new Safe Step Walk-In Tub featuring heated seating and two new foot massaging jets. rfnrntbnrNOW enjoy warm comfort NEW PRODUCT Safe Step Tubs have received the Ease-of-Use Commendation from the Arthritis Foundation MADE IN THE U.S.A.WITH PRIDE For more information call now1-800-912-4104 Financing available with approved credit. ATTENTIONTD BANK CUSTOMERS Were you charged bank overdraft or NSF fees on Multiple debit account transactions? If so, you may be entitled to compensation!Wagner, Vaughan & McLaughlin, P.A. 601 Bayshore Blvd., Suite 910 | Tampa, FL 33606Call Toll Free 866-507-1518Jason K. WhittemoreCall NOW for information concerning your legal rights. ing almost tripled in size with the addition of a master retreat with en-suite bath room, a sizable living room, a large bonus room, a mudroom, an oversized garage, extra storage, and a large rear lanai over looking a beautiful private pool, spa and paver deck. Move-in ready homes of this size and price point are a rarity in 32789. Hosted by: JJ Mackle with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1830 Carollee Lane, Winter Park, FL 32789 3 BR | 2 BA | 1,274 SF | $460,000 Fantastic three bedroom, two bath home in the heart of Winter Park. This home exudes charm from its covered front porch to its original hardwood floors and crown molding throughout. A screened in patio overlooks the very spacious, and private backyard, with mature trees and landscaping. Tucked away, in a quiet neighborhood, this home is zoned for great A-rated schools and is just minutes from Park Avenue, nearby shops and din ing, the Winter Park Hospital and more! Hosted by: Rhonda Chesmore with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 1206 Park North Place, Winter Park, FL 32789 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,853 SF | $1,025,000 Absolutely stunning home in Park North, just blocks from Park Avenue shops and dining! This gorgeous four bedroom, three and one-half bath home, features over 3,800 square feet of living space, including formal living and dining rooms, large eat-in kitchen, and illuminating sunroom. Tile flooring throughout home provides seamless transition from room to room. Kitchen is spacious with light cabinetry and custom granite counter tops. Great room off the kitchen has a lovely Spanish style, wood burning fire place, and French doors that lead into the sunroom complete with a full bath, wet bar, and sparkling views of the pool. Master bedroom gives new meaning to the word retreat. Enter the master suite through the sitting area and find yourself in an expansive enclave of luxury and serenity. Master bath is luxurious with its highly appointed fixtures; walk-in shower, spa tub, his and her vanities, and vaulted ceilings. French doors off the master bath provide access to a great bonus space that could be used as an office or work out room, with views once again of the pool. Three oversized guest bedrooms, each with generous closet space, and a third full bath complete the interior living areas. Home sits on an oversized, corner lot with tons of green space, shaded by mature landscaping and majestic oaks. Hosted by: Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM
Page 40 | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 | Winter Park / Maitland Observer Order your classified ad online! At WPMObserver. com you can create, customize and pay for your ad in one convenient place! THE MARKE T PLACE Megan Cross 1101 Munster St, Or lando $429,000. 09/24/2014 Janis Fuller 311 E Morse #2-2, Winter Park $661,500. 09/25/2014 Elizabeth Manno 1550 E Horatio Ave, Maitland $212,000. 09/25/2014 Megan Cross 1511 Druid Road, Mait land $530,000. 09/26/2014 Sandra Cash Jones 2642 Ams den Road, Winter Park $195,000. 09/26/2014 Jerry Oller 101 S. New York Ave, Win ter Park $875,000. 09/26/2014 Nancy Bagby Team 1011 Green tree Dr, Winter Park $1,062,500. 09/25/2014 Janis Fuller 1937 Kimbrace Place, Winter Park $325,000. 09/29/2014 Trish Sanders 3196 S St. Lucie Dr, Cas selberry $145,000. 09/29/2014 2156 Heatheroak Drive, Apopka, FL 32703 sold by Padgett McCormick with Kelly Price & Company 1400 Indiana Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 sold by Teresa & Elim Cintron with Kelly Price & Company 1017 Atkins Place, Orlando, FL 32804 sold by Padgett McCormick with Kelly Price & Company OBSERVER Just Sold Homes WINEDINE rd Annual 3rfntbbbwinterparkannual.com | f a c ebook. c o m / winterparkannual | 321-396-7790 r C M Y CM MY CY CMY K wpa_w&d2014_8X5_print_ad_final.pdf 1 9/3/14 9:47 AM 3751 Percival Road, Orlando, FL 32826 4 BR | 3.5 BA | 3,536 SF | $750,000 Just Reduced! Immaculate pool home on professional ski lake! Set back away from the hustle and bustle, yet still con veniently located to everything, this stun ning model home sits on over an acre of land and boasts impressive views of Lake Price. Built in 2007 as a vacation get away, this home has been meticulously maintained and offers every amenity needed for that perfect lakefront retreat. Resort style pool with water fall, private beach, boat dock with lift, and panoramic views of Floridas natural beauty will have you moving right in. With four bedrooms, three and one-half baths, an office and an upstairs bonus room theres plenty of room to spread out. Kitchen was custom designed to feature a wraparound break fast bar, solid wood cabinetry, and unique river rock granite countertops. Master bedroom offers lakefront views and ac cess to the covered verandah as well as his and her closets, and a master bath with double vanities, walk-in shower, and jetted tub. Priced to sell, this home is a must see for anyone who is looking for lakefront property! Call today for a show ing! Hosted by: Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 457 & 461 Manor Road, Maitland Manors New Homes, Maitland, FL 32751 4 BR | 4 BA | 3,797 SF | $864,900 Brand-new City-side custom home by Silliman Homes Centrally located in Mai tland Manors. 2013 Parade of Homes Grand Award Winner, Silliman Homes is now offering custom homes in sought after City-side locations. Superior quality construction, upgraded finishes, unique designs, and excellent values. Casa de la Vida is a beautiful Mediterranean style 3,797 square foot home that includes four bedrooms and four and a half baths, home office, spacious upstairs media/ game room, and a 2-car garage. This open-air floor plan is filled with natural light with the multiple windows and slid ing glass doors that surround the home. Welcomed into the foyer and adjoining dining room, the interior also features a spacious kitchen overlooking the fam ily room and nook creating a space to gather with friends and family. Located on the first floor, the master suite and home office command the right wing and the main gathering areas to the left. This home exudes hospitality and warmth and is perfect for every social occasion. Truly a Must see home! Hosted by: Patrick Higgins with Kelly Price & Company from 1-5 PM 181 N. Phelps Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 3 BR | 3 BA | 2,181 SF | $650,000 Hosted by: Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 610 Genius Drive, Winter Park, FL 32789 5 BR | 6 BA | 5,500 SF | $1,895,000 Stunning French Provincial, five bedroom estate in prestigious Windsong. This elegant two story home has gorgeous Australian pine floors and crown mold ing throughout. Welcoming foyer is open to the formal dining and living room with French doors that overlook the pool and a beautiful fireplace. Gourmet kitchen with custom cabinets, granite counters, integrated refrigerator, double oven, island with gas cooktop and breakfast bar, and built-in desk all overlooking the spacious family room. The large master retreat with French doors overlooking the pool area and a lavish master bath with dual sinks, jetted tub, separate shower and walk-in closet. Also, this home has a first floor guest suite with full bath, and a sophisticated office with custom tasteful built-ins and seating area. There are three large bedrooms, each with its own spa cious closet, a bonus room and open loft all on the second floor. Fabulous fenced backyard features covered lanai, outdoor grill and sparking pool and spa. Profes sionally landscaped by Keller outdoor and meticulously maintained. Windsong is one of Winter Parks most exclusive neighborhoods and features two com munity pools, water park and access to the Winter Park chain of lakes. Excellent schools and just minutes to Park Avenue and downtown Orlando! Hosted by: Kelly L. Price with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM 2091 Mohican Trail, Maitland, FL 32751 3 BR | 2 BA | 2,183 SF | $350,000 Fantastic three bedroom, two bath home in Dommerich! One story ranch, located on an oversized corner lot with more than a quarter acre of land and mature fruit trees. Beautiful terrazzo floors run through the homes kitchen, family and sunrooms, while new hardwood floor ing has been installed in the homes formal living and dining areas. Kitchen has been tastefully updated to include new cabinetry and hardware, stainless steel appliances and work desk. Brickfaced, wood burning fireplace is the focal point in the large family room which also transitions into the homes illuminating sunroom. Each of the three bedrooms are generously sized and the homes two bathrooms have both been modernized with new fixtures. Spacious backyard is fenced in with gated access and allows for privacy among the mature Florida landscape. This quiet location boasts great schools and is within walking dis tance to Dommerich Elementary. Hosted by: Marty Katz with Kelly Price & Company from 2-5 PM SUNDAY 12-3 NEW PRICE CHARMING WINTER PARK BUNGALOW 322 N. Phelps Avenue, Winter Park 2BR/2BA, 1,570SF. Adorable curb appeal with circular drive, oak tree & manicured lawn. Well maintained home features original hardwood floors and an updated kitchen with breakfast nook. Large mas ter suite offers an abundance of natural light & newer bathroom. Family room opens to a deck overlooking fenced back ANNOUNCEMENTS ABSOLUTE AUCTION Florala AL 12,000+/Sq ft home near Lake Jackson, 23527 Goldenrod Av,October 15, 1:00 pm. Gtauctions.com. 205.326.0833. Granger,Thagard & Asso ciates, Inc. Jack F Granger,#873 Donations Needed The Mustard Seed of Central Florida, 12 Mustard Seed Lane, Orlando, seeks peo ple willing to host Junk In The Trunk clothing drives. Also needed are dona tions of sofas, dressers, dining tables, dishes and linens. For more information or to arrange to have Mustard trucks at a JITT event, call 407-875-2040 extension 113 or email email@example.com. yard. Updates include new paint, updated electrical, newer windows, roof 2006, plumbing 2008, and brand new AC sys tem. $344,000 NEW PRICE CHARMING RANCH HOME 2937 Sanbina Street, Winter Park 3BR/2BA, 1,226SF. A Rated school dis trict. Exterior features brick and cypress siding. Landscaping includes numerous low-maintenance native plants. Split floor plan, hardwood flooring throughout. Gal ley kitchen with stainless steel, connects to oversized laundry room. Master bdrm has walk-in closet, bathroom with walkin shower, and bonus room. French doors from living room open to large outside area. Cedar pergola, large fenced in back yard. Detached workshop. $194,500 ______________________________ SUNDAY 1-4 HEART OF BALDWIN PARK 4508 Belkin Court, Orlando 4BR/3.5BA, 2,733SF. Gorgeous former model home in the heart of Baldwin Park, only one block from the highly desirable town center. One of the most sought after floor plans (Milan) that includes an in-law apartment. Perfectly situated on a culde-sac. Downstairs master suite includes walk-in closet, separate shower and gar den tub. Enjoy all that the Baldwin Park lifestyle has to offer community pools, restaurants, recreation center, all a short walk away! $559,000 NEW PRICE GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD 1761 Summerland Ave, Winter Park 4BR/3.5BA, 3,378SF. Spacious floor plan which includes a second master suite and breakfast room addition. Wood lami nate floors through the formal rooms and family room. Remodeled kitchen with new cabinets, countertops and tile floor ing. French doors leading out to the patio. Split bedroom plan. Wood-burning fire place in the living room. Large fenced-in backyard with a delightful pool. Oversized garage with storage room. $665,000 NEW PRICE WALK TO PARK AVENUE 700 Dixie Parkway, Winter Park. 4BR/3BA, 2,214SF. Gorgeous wood floors throughout the formal rooms and bed rooms. Split bedroom plan layout. Double pane windows. Beautifully renovated eat-in kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances is open to the family room and both overlook the screened in pool and patio. Professionally staged. Private corner lot with a tremen dous location! $629,000 NEW PRICE BEAUTIFUL POOL HOME 211 White Oak Circle, Maitland 4BR/2BA, 2,333SF. Split plan pool home on one of the prettiest tree-lined streets in Maitland. Renovated kitchen opens to family room with great pool views. French doors, wood floors, newer windows, fire place, and new fixtures. Master suite has 2 closets and giant bathroom. Oversized yard, new pavers front & back and side yard great for a boat. Convenient location close to Lake Sybelia. $348,500 MOVE IN READY 2444 Lake Waumpi Drive, Winter Park 3BR/2BA, 1,861SF. Split ranch style home with large covered patio and screened pool situated on quarter acre corner lot in cul-de-sac. Double front doors open to large entryway and formal living room. Updated kitchen with breakfast bar overlooks family room. Spacious master bedroom features sliders which open onto patio. Desirable floor plan wraps around pool area perfect for entertaining. $350,000 QUALITY TWO STORY COLONIAL 1570 Elm Street, Winter Park 4BR/4BA, 4,000SF. Great location, near YMCA and Phelps Park. Spacious great room, family room and office. Down stairs master with Jacuzzi and double sinks. Upstairs has 3 bedrooms plus 2 bonus rooms. Huge eat-in kitchen has granite counters, butlers pantry and center island. French doors leading out to screened patio. $849,000 PRIVATE LAKEFRONT HOME 1317 Druid Isle Road, Maitland 3BR/2BA, 1,874SF. Located in a charm ing cul de sac on Lake Charity with a large lot. Kitchen has granite counters, stainless appliances and opens to the family room. Split floor plan, wood burn ing fireplace, new windows throughout and a screened porch great for watching wildlife. $429,000 WINTER PARK TOWNHOME 1046 S. Kentucky Avenue, Winter Park 3BR/3BA, 1,869SF. Very sophisticated 3 bedroom townhome in Winter Park. Beautiful finishes offering wood floors, crown molding, built-ins, granite coun ters in kitchen and baths and more. Walking distance to restaurants and shops. Gorgeous private garden patio in back. $345,000 ______________________________ SUNDAY 2-5 LAKE SYBELIA SHORES 1260 Wolsey Drive, Maitland 3BR/2.5BA, 1,736SF. Lovely renovated home in desirable Lake Sybelia Shores. Brand new kitchen with granite counter tops, self-close cabinets, stainless ap pliances and tasteful lighting. Hardwood floors in main living areas. Terazzo floors in bedrooms and updated bathrooms. Wood burning fireplace. Expansive screened in porch. Neighborhood boat ramp. $345,000 906 Ursula Street, Ocoee, FL 34761 sold by Christy Knox & Liz Jones with Kelly Price & Company 8 741 Pine Barrens, Orlando, FL 32817 sold by Christy Knox with Kelly Price & Company 2501 Montana Street, Orlando, FL 32803 sold by Teresa & Elim Cintron with Kelly Price & Company 5 Broadway Court, Orlando, FL 32803 sold by Kelly L. Price & Kase Ellers with Kelly Price & Company The Winter Park Maitland Observer e-newsletter contains a wealth of community news every week. Get it delivered to your inbox. Visit WPMObserver. com and click Subscribe to newsletter ANNOUNCEMENTS Fish Fry! For the Church of the Good Shepherd Outreach Ministry Friday, October 10, 2014 WHERE: Church of the Good Shep herd 331 Lake Avenue, Maitland, Florida, 32751 407 644 5350 5:00pm--7:00pm in Parish Hall (follow signs for addl park ing) $8.00 per platter: Fish, French Fries, Hush Puppies, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Dessert, Lemonade or Iced Tea! 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