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The Florida Collegiate Summer League is back on the diamond. Athletics > 6 Calendar > 4 Looking to get fresh food straight from the farms of Oviedo? The Oviedo Farmers Market is back for its only appearance in June at the Lawton House. Interests .................................................. 3 Calendar .................................................. 4 Notes ....................................................... 5 Athletics .................................................. 6 Tom Carey ............................................... 7 Classifieds ............................................... 8 In the future, a father and son crash-land on Earth, which has become wild and dangerous. Opening this week: AFTER EARTH Voices > 7 What will save you the most gas? Take a look at these tips! $ $ $ $ $ $ I t had been 30 years since Bruce MacFarlane had dreamed of climbing the red rock hills to that serenity in the sky atop Philmont Ranch, but the day was coming. Through 10 days of hiking over miles of gravel-covered hills and across pine-crested valleys hed lead 13 Boy Scouts to that rocky plateau he dreamed of when he was a boy. The 137,500-acre land scape had been waiting. It was just a few more weeks. His son Conner had just turned 15, old enough for the two of them prospective Eagle Scout and as sistant scout leader to take the adventure together. But that was before the call came in. Before the knock at the door. Before the moment Conner would never forget. The silence atop the moun tain broke with the simple triadic melody of Taps, a tired teens cracked lips letting the fermata notes linger and fade. Two boys stepped toward each other with each of the 13 folds they made to A taller boy in blue off to the right held tightly to his camera, recording the moment with one hand, and the photo of the troops smiling assistant scout leader with his other. His face tilted down, clenching back tears. None of us expected him to go, Conners mother Kris said of her sons journey. But I think inside of him he also thought this is something dad would want. A knock at the door A year earlier Bruce had applied for members of Oviedo Troop 617 to make the trip to New Mexico, but lost the lottery to at tend. When Bruce applied again for 2012, the Boy Scouts said yes. The daydreamed adventure over Philmonts mountains and rug date with reality: July 11. Bruce and Conner started pre paring months in advance, taking trips to outdoors stores to stock up on supplies. By July 6, all that was left was a last go-over of what But in between setting the west, the notice came in. Off of active duty for a decade and a newly reenlisted Army Reservist for mere months, Bruce was called up. From his post in Kandahar, Afghanistan, nearly 9,000 miles away, Bruce promised to guide Conner to live out his camp dreams without him. With his father deployed, Con ner applied and received a $500 itary Kids, which helps families to afford extracurricular program ming for their kids when a parent in the National Guard or Reserves is called to serve overseas. With camp scheduled and paid boarded the plane, the last step supplies. When the MacFarlanes family phone didnt light up that Friday afternoon with the 12-digit number that could only be dad, Kris, Chloe and Conner didnt One of the most famous mental breakdowns in movie history didnt happen on Earth; it hap pened in space. Dave, my mind is going, the sentient HAL 9000 computer said after killing most of its ships crew out of paranoia. I can feel it. UCF psychology professor Ed uardo Salas wants to know what happens to an astronauts brain when theyre deep in space for months at a time as will be the case when half a dozen astronauts mission to Mars. Aside from the obvious dis tance, the groundbreaking trip to lion miles is a long way from com fort, but provides an endless blank slate to ponder the unknown. Will months around Mars an eternity? Am I doomed? Is my crew plot ting against me? In space, no one can hear you dream. Thanks to a massive grant, Sa las now has $1.8 million in NASA Mental stress study preps astronauts for Mars Scouts honor TIM FREED The Voice PHOTO COURTESY OF NASA Short space missions dont give much time for understanding mental stress, which is what a UCF professor hopes to study with a $1.8M grant. Please see NASA on page 2 For more information on the First United Methodist Church of Oviedos Military Support Group, which is handles all donations to Conners project, and how you can get involved, visit fumco.net/832687 What will wither in the summer heat? Be a discerning gardener. Tom Carey > 7 PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE VOICE Nearly 400 ag-adorned wreaths spill out on Conner MacFarlanes back patio, where fellow Oviedo Boy Scouts helped assemble them for a Memorial Day ceremony thats part of a traveling tribute to soldiers who fell on the battleeld. SARAH WILSON The Voice Conner MacFarlane took a trip of a lifetime in his dads memory, but his tribute was just beginning Please see SCOUT on page 3
Page 2 THIS WEEK in history June 4, 1896 Henry Ford unveils the Quadricycle. The 500-pound vehicle had two driving speeds, no reverse, no brakes, rudimentary steering ability and a doorbell button as a horn. It could reach about 20 mph. Seminole Voice is published twice a month by Turnstile Media Group | POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Seminole Voice | 1500 Park Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32835 Publisher reserves right to edit or refuse all advertisements, announcements, articles and/or letters to the editor. Submission does not guarantee publication. Columnists opinions are made independently of the newspaper. All rights reserved. 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Observer Ad-LomasLaw.indd 1 5/14/13 4:14 PM pens inside the mind of an astro naut on a mission to Mars. Last year, NASA started ac cepting research proposals to gather foundational information for the ambitious mission. Salas idea: comparing astronauts per formance in space with their men tal and emotional health. know the same answers he did. Four months later, Salas received the grants from the agencys John son Space Center in Houston, Texas. This is an incredible oppor tunity for UCF and an incredible opportunity for us to have an im pact, said Salas, who will begin research in August. Even though its a small thing, being a part of this is an indescribable feeling of professional satisfaction. ing software that detects levels of stress and fatigue in astronauts communication. The software will analyze keywords and phrases, and will help NASA be better pre pared to monitor astronauts for potential risk factors. Salas stressed that these fac tors play just as big of a role as the technology. Its not only the technology that is important here, and its not only the medical conditions, Sa las said. Its also how well they coordinate, communicate, cooper ate and maintain a healthy state of mind. Cognitive and emotional health will be put to the test on the approaching Mars mission astronauts will embark on a 24to 30month journey traveling for 10 months to reach the planet, orbit and another 10 months com ing back to Earth. Our long range goal is to in crease our missions from one week, which was a moon mis sion back in the s, to maybe one month, and then maybe one year, said Oviedo Councilmem ber Keith Britton, who works in NASAs project planning and con leaps and bounds in the durations of our missions as we continue to explore space. The longer these missions be come, the more the stress levels and those types of psychological factors will come into play. I think the isolation is one of the bigger ones. Previous statistics have shown a connection between isolation and levels of depression, irritabil ity and concentration. A common location for conducting isolation studies is in Antarctica, the closest landscape on Earth that compares to the harsh conditions of space. In 1989, 50 scientists spent the winter in McMurdo Station, an American Antarctic research cen ter. According to a study done by Professor Lawrence Palinkas of the University of California in 1992, 62.1 percent of the scientists reported feeling depressed; 47.6 percent reported feeling more irri table than usual; and 51.5 percent Professor Salas explained that teamwork also impacts the out come of a mission, along with a healthy state of mind. Team cohesion and the crews well-being is paramount to the success of this mission, because without them getting along, hav ing good team work and being in good state of mind throughout the mission, there could be cata strophic errors, Salas said. Professor Salas second project ciency of interaction between the astronauts and automated tech nology, observing how well the astronauts can complete objec tives. Britton concluded that studies like Salas will equip NASA astro nauts to not only complete their mission, but do it safely. Any small slip up that hap pens could have catastrophic ef fects. We know all too well how that happens, Britton said. Its very important that we do the very best we can to design these systems with enough rigor and redundancy to mitigate anything that can go wrong, and give the astronauts the best environment they can to do the research and carry out the mission that we give them. On one hand, youve got the best people for the job, but on the other hand, you want to make sure that theyre able to do the job and arent put in harms way anymore than they have to be, because exploring space is still a very, very risky business. Its a very unforgiving environment. NASA | Only a few months removed from society caused 62 percent of volunteers to report depression C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE The longer these missions become, the more the stress levels and those types of psychological factors will come into play.
Page 3 THIS WEEK in human history June 6, 1933 Eager motorists park their automobiles on the grounds of the Park-In movie theater in New Jersey, the first-ever drive-in movie theater. Inventor Richard Hollingshead had come up with the idea in the driveway of his own house, where he perfected projection and sound techniques. Upcoming Events For more info and to register for events go to: www.OviedoWinterSprings.org June 6th Chamber Luncheon 11:30am 1:00pm, Oviedo Mall Community Room Join the Chamber at the June luncheon in the Oviedo Mall Community Room. Make sure to bring plenty of business cards for networking! Also, register in advance in order to receive the pre registered luncheon rate! June 12th OBN Luncheon 11:30am 1:00pm, Tuscawilla Country Club Join the Ladies of Oviedo Businesswoman's Network at their monthly luncheon. Make sure to bring plenty of business cards and a guest in order to get entered in Our Greenbacks For Guests drawing! June 12th After Hours at SizzorS Salon 5:30 7:30pm, 269 Aulin Ave. #1009 Oviedo, FL 32765 Join the Chamber at the next After Hours Event on June 12th at SizzorS Salon in Oviedo. We will celebrate the two time Ovation Award winners business with great food, drinks, networking and door prizes. You wont want to miss this great event, especially their Sizzor Tini! October 19th and 20th Winter Springs Festival of the Arts The 6th Annual Winter Springs Festival of the Arts is the Chambers next Signature Event. To become a Patron at the event please visit our website for more information! http://www.wsfota.org/ or contact Bridget Lake, Bridget@oviedowintersprings.org (407) 278 4872 question it too much. Communication gets complicated when youre nine time zones apart. But packing plans took a turn when an unanswered 3 p.m. email was answered two hours later with a knock at the familys door. Kris came face to face with two uni formed soldiers, and the crumbling realiza tion of why the phone that morning never rang. The next plane the MacFarlanes would Dover Air Force Base to greet the husband Across the world in Kandahar, Bruce, 46, had suffered a fatal aneurysm in his aorta. The climb Days of trekking behind them, the scouts stopped to take in the view of Trail Peak on July 21, placing their 50-pound packs down on the clearing among the pines. One by one, three of the boys paused to remove an item from each of their tightly packed photo. The utter silence of the sprawling ranch across the landscape, and the scouts hand I think it just really helped him cope, Kris said. If he could do this after dad died, he could do anything he put his mind to. Faces of the fallen Ten months later, the smiling face in the photo on the mountain was the same as the one staring back at Conner from the cross in the grass on Memorial Day: a red t-shirt poking out under his dads pressed khaki scout uniform collar, blue eyes and white teeth a bright contrast to his tan skin. crosses rising from the lawn of Oviedos Lawton House stirred memories a travel ling tribute to Floridas fallen soldiers orga nized and handcrafted cross by cross by St. Petersburg resident Jim Vanderbleek. On Memorial Day, May 27, 34 Boy Scouts and 24 adults from Troop 617 laid a handmade wreath at the base of each cross as 1,000 visitors looked on. Veterans in full dress blues and greens walked cross to cross, taking a moment to touch the top of each, while crowds gath ered around certain sections of alphabet ized memorial. The Salazar-Nelsons of Chuluota could be found in the Ss circling the cross for their son Brenden, killed in Afghanistan at age 20 last July. The Millers of Oviedo were in the Ms near the Mac Farlanes as they remembered 24-year-old Robert James Miller, who was killed in Af ghanistan in 2008. The ceremony was organized almost en tirely by Conner. For his Eagle Scout proj ect, the 16-year-old raised money to gath er supplies for the hundreds of wreaths through the First United Methodist Church of Oviedos Military Support Group. Then he enlisted fellow Scouts and family mem bers to make the tiny tributes by hand, that would know his fathers name. A month before that day, the MacFar lanes Oviedo home bustled, a sea of red, white and blue. Wreaths covered every open surface, from porch tables to bedroom Thick three-ring binders on the coffee ta ble chronicled months of planning, record keeping and hand drawn blue prints. The idea was born of twin inspirations: the Fallen Floridians Memorial Cross Trib ute displayed in Tampa, and the Wreaths Across America program, which lays fresh wreaths on fallen soldiers graves across forgotten. Scoutleader Greg Holcomb said the best Eagle projects combine a scouts individu al interests with the Boy Scout Oath to do duty to god and country, to other people and to self. That pretty much sums it up, when you look at an Eagle project and when you look at what Conners accomplished, all of that pretty much plays a role in his accomplish ments, Holcomb said. Conners project went above and be yond those of most scouts, said his former scoutmaster Dan Diehl so much so that Diehl said he hopes to nominate him for National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year. For him to take on this at his age and going through what he went through last year is pretty big, Diehl said. I dont think theres a lot of scouts that would want to not only have that much attention, but to even have to relive a memory like that and his familyBut hes a very strong kid, very responsible, and I think this was probably the best thing he could have done to honor [his fathers] memory and all the rest of the veterans who have served. In April, following his success at camp and starting work on his service project and a nomination from his mom Conner had already earned the title as a Military Kid of the Year from Our Military Kids, the organization that helped fund his trip to day trip to Washington, D.C. to receive the award and take a tour of the Capitol with Congressman John Mica. After the long journey in his fathers memory and the hundreds of tiny tributes to soldiers, Conners work continues. In his fundraising to make the wreaths, he raised $2,000 more than his supply costs. With that, Kris said, Conner and his younger sis ter Chloe will use $1,000 to purchase Christ mas presents through Operation Giveback Section 60 for local gold-star families who are separated from a parent by more than just miles. The other $1,000 will go back into fueling First United Methodists Mili tary Support Group. Kris said its part of the familys fullcircle of giving. Bruce dedicated his life to his military service, and after he passed, friends, neighbors and strangers came to gether in the community to serve their needs however they could. Now, whether its Conners wreaths, Christmas presents, or fresh baked cookie care packages sent overseas, Kris says its all a part of lifes big ger lesson. Just because something bad happens doesnt mean you cant make something good out of it, she said. Thats what Bruce would have want ed. Final footsteps Atop the peak at Philmont Ranch, after the minutes passed before anyone broke the si lence. Each of the 13 scouts, Holcomb said, had known Bruce and sought his guidance since he assumed the position as assistant scoutmaster years before. onto his dad with his other hand. It was that surreal. That breathtaking Holcomb said. It was a good healing mo ment for Conner and the troop and all in volved. With another four-hour hike to go until rest, the boys started back to the trail, but not before Conner tucked the smiling por trait securely back in his pack. Then Conner and his dad made their way to camp. SCOUT | A knock at the door turned a father-son trip into a journey to live a dream and preserve a memory C ONTINUED FROM FRONT PAGE PHOTO BY SARAH WILSON THE VOICE Boy Scouts from Oviedos Troop 617 on Memorial Day added 376 decorated wreaths to a eld of crosses covered in names and photographs of American soldiers who died on the battleeld.
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Please RSVP to RSVP@scottplakon.com Come learn how to freeze fresh foods, combination dishes and gain freezing hints at the Seminole County Extension Service Kitchen, 250 W. County Home Road in Sanford. Proper freezing tech niques like these can save you money. The events will take place Thursday, June 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 8, from 9 to 11 a.m. Call 407-665-5560 to register. JUNE 7 Wine Quest known as one of Central Floridas nest charitable social events, returns June 7 and 8. Welcoming the public, the 17th annual event will again be held at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes with a collection of tastings, din ners and auctions. Visit questinc.org/ events for more information, or call 407218-4363. ONGOING Registration is still open for Oviedo bas ketball and volleyball summer camps For more information, please contact the front desk at the Gymnasium and Aquatic Center at 407-971-5565. Greater Life Assembly of Gods Prayer Ministry opens its Oviedo Healing Room at 119 N. Central Ave. at 7 p.m. on Thurs days. Visit greaterlifechurch.com The Winter Springs Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday in the Winter Springs Town Center. Visit Win terSpringsFarmersMarket.com for more information. Tijuana Flats offers live entertainment on the patio at three neighborhood loca tions (Winter Springs, Avalon Park and Oviedo) from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday nights. Join fan favorites John Travis and Amy Pruitt, Wendy Benson, Ennis Pruitt, Patrick OBrien, and Dan Peterson, and more for classic rock, folk, blues, and top 40 hits. Visit the locations on Facebook and Twitter for more information. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10139 hosts a ladies auxiliary meeting at 7 p.m. on the rst Monday of the month (June 4) and a mens auxiliary meeting at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of the month (June 10). Dinner is from 6 to 9 p.m. every other Friday. Call 407-3595020. 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Page 5 Kiwanis Club of Oviedo-Winter Springs Award ScholarshipsOviedo/Winter SpringsPresident Dougald Leitch and Scholarship Chairman Fran Mullin awarded 4 local high school seniors scholarships on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013. The graduating seniors receiving the scholarships are: Steven Goldie of Winter Springs High School and will be attending University of Florida; and Brielle Coleman who will be attending the University of Central Florida; Jennifer Karpinski of Oviedo High School and will be attending Florida State University (not pictured); Tarmar McKay, of Winter Springs High School and will also be attending Florida State University (not pictured). Each year we look forward to this day where the fruits of our labor are given to worthy students, says Fran Mullin Chairman of the Kiwanis Club of OviedoWinter Springs Scholarship Committee. Along with helping young children, awarding scholarships to distinguished students from our community high schools, I feel is one of our most important functions of our Kiwanis Club. Scholarship recipients are evaluated in several key areas and compete against many entries. Applicants must be a graduating student from Hagerty, Lake Howell, Masters Academy, Oviedo, Trinity Prep or Winter Springs High Schools, or an active member of Boy Scout Troop 931, or the child or grandchild of a current member of the Kiwanis Club of Oviedo-Winter Springs. copy of an acceptance letter from a college, university or vocational technical school along with 3 letters of recommendation. Students are required to list their activities, community involvement, accomplishments and employment history if applicable. Applicants must also write two essays explaining how this scholarship will help achieve their academic goals and how has their community involvement service enhanced their leadership skills and opportunities. These four scholarship winners demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities, excelled in their academics, and represent their community and school in a positive manner through community service and various awards, says Dougald Leitch President of the Kiwanis Club of Oviedo-Winter Springs. How does the Kiwanis Club of Oviedo-Winter Springs fund scholarships each year? The majority of the funds for the Kiwanis Club of Oviedo-Winter Springs Scholarship program are raised at our Annual Golf Tournament held each spring and various other fundraisers. What does Kiwanis Mean? The name Kiwanis means we trade or we share our talents. It was coined from an American Indian expression, Nunc Keewanis. Kiwanians are volunteers changing the world through service to children and communities. Kiwanis members help shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, and mentor the disadvantaged. They develop youth as leaders through Key Clubs and Builders Clubs in the local schools; give college scholarships to local graduating high school students and more. days of each month at 7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. at the Canterbury Retreat and Conference Center. Members enjoy informative speakers along with a hot buffet breakfast and plan community service projects. Members achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. When you give a child a chance to learn, experience, dream and succeed, great things happen. Nothing says this better than our Mission Statement: Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time , says Lisa Covelli President-Elect of the Kiwanis Club of Oviedo-Winter Springs. As youth in our community and have a little fun and camaraderie in the process! If you would like to learn more about the Kiwanis Club of Oviedo-Winter Springs http://www.oviedow interspringskiwanis.org. If youre a Baby Boomer between the ages of 60 and 64, you do not want to miss this event packed with valuable info, expert speakers and rae prizes. Space is limited, so please reserve your place by calling 1.866.999.3741. Babyexpo June9am 12pm SATURDAY 715 Douglas Avenue Altamonte Springs, FL 32714 ONE SENIOR PLACE Notes Developing Sanford Sanford City Manager Norton Bonaparte has selected Bob Turk the economic development director for the city of DeLand, as Sanfords new economic develop ment director. Prior to going to work for the city of De Land, Turk was director of Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerces Business Development Partnership. Studying in Salzburg Four Seminole State College of Florida students will travel to Salzburg Austria, to participate in the Salzburg Global Seminars International Study Pro gram May 25 through June 1. Honors students Chris tina Shaffer, 20, of Maitland; Sebastian Hernandez, 19, of Casselberry; Sonia Mia Diaz, 20, of Orlando; and Elizabeth Lee, 18, of Oviedo, will travel to Salz burg along with Professor Rachel Braaten to attend the annual conference. The students are members of Pi Lambda, the Colleges chapter of international honor society Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). Dreamers and Doers As the school year is coming to a close in Central Flor ida, Walt Disney World Resort recognized 16 Central Florida students as Disney Dreamers & Doers Shin ing Stars. Among those honored in Seminole County are Mary Tracy from Lake Mary Elementary School; Hannah Veigle from Annunciation Catholic Academy; and Kasen Raines from The Masters Academy. Memorial support grows The capital campaign to build and endow a Memo rial to the Fallen adjacent to the new VA hospital at Lake Nona, has achieved 70 percent of its $3 million campaign goal, according to Jerry Pierce, chairman of the Central Florida Memorial Park Foundation. The Foundation was presented with anonymous cashiers check for $300,0000, bringing the total funds raised to more than $2.1 million, according to Pierce. To learn more about the campaign, go to cfvmpf.org Womens safety classes The Seminole County Sheriffs Ofce (SCSO) is pleased to offer four new safety classes for the pub lic this summer. The classes are designed to bring awareness and offer prevention information on some of the topics most often inquired about by the com munity, including identity theft womens personal safety, self-awareness and rape aggression de fense Sessions will take place from June through August at SCSOs ofces, and its free. Top scholars Peru State today released the names of students who earned a place on the deans list for the spring 2013 semester, including Taylor Edward Sirman of Chuluota. Harding University announced that Kathryn Yoches of Chuluota is on the deans list for the spring 2013 semester. Sexting and parenting Teenage sexting and digital abuse : What parents need to know will be presented by investigators in SCSOs Crimes Against Children Unit. This session covers crimes related to sexting and digital abuse among middle and high school aged students. The sessions will educate parents and the community on topics such as cellphone and Internet safety, cyber bullying on social networks, and legal issues. Parents and teachers will learn rsthand what is against the law and how some now-commonplace activities on line can turn into criminal charges. For registration information, visit seminolesheriff.org
Page 6 THIS WEEK in sports history May 31, 1860 The Philadelphia Athletics organize to play town ball for the first time. A more structured version of the game would become known as baseball 20 years later. The original Athletics folded in 1876. They would reappear in 1901. rf nttbtrt NO PURCHASE NECESSARYn rfSEND US YOUR NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS TO TCRAFT@TURNSTILEMEDIAGROUP.COM Visit GolfweekEvents.com for full details and to register online today! SIGN UP TODAY! This popular tournament features a 36-hole Modied Chapman format and is open to amateur and professional golfers of all ages. Space is limited and will be lled on a rst-come, rst-served basis. THE GOLFWEEK FATHER & SON OPEN RETURNS TO ORLANDO! Its the 10th season for the Florida Collegiate Summer League, and sent nearly 200 players to the ma jor league draft will have a team in College Park. The Winter Park Diamond Dawgs are looking to build on a big season last year, and Sanford, after a disappointing 2012, is looking for a comeback. With draft-level talent on every roster, this is as close as Orlando gets to the big leagues, and it goes all summer long. The name College Park Free dom may sound familiar, but not quite. They used to play a bit down the road in Orlando. This year they made the move to Bish op Moore High School in College ing coach Scotty Makarewicz with them. The Freedom franchise will this summer. Theyve struggled in their young history, coming in second to last in the league in 2011, and last in 2012 with a 10-29 record in the regular season. Theyll be looking to jump start their season against an FCSL jug gernaut in the Winter Park Dia mond Dawgs, one of two teams (the other being the Sanford River Rats) from the leagues inaugural season thats still around today. Last season the Dawgs went 2515, missing out on the regular sea son title by just half a game to the Leesburg Lightning. The teams will play back-toback games to start the season, with the Freedoms home opener at 7 p.m. June 5 at College Park, and then at 7 p.m. June 6 at Winter Parks Alfond Stadium. The River Rats struggled all with a 17-23 record, near a low point in the franchises 10-year history. They played the Dawgs at press time Wednesday, but things will really get going as they face perennial contenders the DeLand Suns at 7 p.m. June 4 at Sanford Memorial Stadium. At 7 p.m. June 5 theyll switch stadiums, with the Rats visiting the Suns in DeLand. The chase goes all the way to Au gust, then its playoff time on the diamond. more information. Summer league baseball back in town ISAAC BABCOCK The Voice Upcoming Florida Collegiate Summer League Games: The Sanford River Rats play the DeLand Suns at 7 p.m. June 4 at Sanford Memorial Stadium at 1201 S. Mellonville Ave. in Sanford. The Winter Park Diamond Dawgs play the College Park Freedom at 7 p.m. June 6 at Alfond Stadium at 801 Orange Ave. in Winter Park.
Page 7 THIS WEEK in political history June 3, 1989 With protests for democratic reforms entering their seventh week, the Chinese government authorizes its soldiers and tanks to reclaim Beijings Tiananmen Square. By nightfall June 4, troops had forcibly cleared the square, killing hundreds and arresting thousands of demonstrators and suspected dissidents. As summer approaches, many of the crops common to our North American cuisine effectively stop growing well in the heat and rain. Although we can grow crops year round, our unfettered winter opportunities are punctuated by some unenforced down time through the depths of summer. Where in temperate climates, blanket of snow and cold, the end of our growing season is not as succinctly terminated. Actually, the weeds and bugs become an even a greater problem. Once weve mastered the mechanics of growing crops well enough to expect success, should we grow anything and ev erything? Since I plan my farming activities on the scope and scale of a community-supported mar ket garden, I constantly experi ment with crops that will grow well in our climate and soil, as well as crops that the customers in my community will purchase. Traipsing down the garden paths, past the beds of Di nosaur kale, green beans, carrots, radishes, peppers and scal lions, uncommon or experimental plants can be found. Rule of thumb: do not plant crop is already sold (or has a spot on my dinner menu). My goal of growing as many varieties of hot peppers as pos sible quickly came to an end when I realized that Paretos Principle of 20 percent of the va rieties sold 80 percent of the time was universally enforced. Many of the hot pepper varieties never made it to anyones dinner plate. Double indemnity: if you are saving seeds, pepper plants need to be separated by 500 feet to ef fectively avoid cross-pollination. I have winnowed the selection down to jalapeno, cayenne, and ghost peppers. Here in the South, looseleaf greens of collards and kale produce much better than heading or bulbing crops of the same species (Brassica oleracea) of cabbage, Brussels sprouts, or kohlrabi. Essentially photosyn thesis machines, the productivity of collards easily surpasses most other greens. But the market has spoken, with Dinosaur kale far outselling collards. I will always grow collards, but other varieties of greens, including Swiss chard or the numerous Asian types, will have a greater investment of space this coming year. Do not even get me started on tomatoes, Americas favor ite crop! After dealing with the spectrum of pest and soil nutrient demands of the larger slicing love apples, my successes have been mostly in the cherry tomato department. The ease of handto-mouth grazing, quicker ripening schedule, and more intense cherry tomatoes win for space in my garden. Folks are even coming around to the best tasting, but beyond ugly, black cherry tomatoes. Tom Carey is the owner of Sundew Gardens, a you-pick gardening business in Oviedo. Visit the Sundew Gardens Facebook page and e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org Growing everything Tom Carey From my garden to yours Though gasoline consumption has declined over the past few decades, drivers are spending more than ever to fuel their daily transportation. According to the U.S. Energy Information As sociation, the average American household spent $2,912 on gas last year just under 4 percent of their pre-tax income. But with some simple changes to your driving habits, you can save a few miles per gallon and cut your spending at the pump. Dont ignore your indicators. When the check engine light comes on, its usually for good reason. Many drivers ignore these warnings and their fuel economy suffers. For example, if your cars oxygen sensor isnt operating effectively, you can lose up to 3 miles per gallon (mpg). And one of the most overlooked causes of wasted gas is an imprecise cool ing system. Have your auto tech nician regularly check the cooling system to ensure it isnt running too cold, which can cause the cars computer to demand more fuel than it needs. ciency by as much as 10 percent. However, new cars only require tune-ups every 100,000 miles so many drivers arent changing wait that long to be changed. Check your owners manual for Make sure your gas and oil are manufacturer-approved. When choosing the right gas and oil for your car, the owners manual should be your guide. Dont opt for oil thats thicker than recom mended it can cause your en use more fuel. The same is true for gas. If your vehicle requires high-octane fuel and you use a less-expensive version, the cars sensors will detect it and youll lose power and fuel economy. Avoid ethanol. The more ethanol in your gas, the less mile age youll get. Gas stations are required to post that the fuel can contain up to 10 percent ethanol (but they arent required to post the exact amount) so some gas stations have less ethanol than others. You can try various with the lowest content and high est mileage. Compare your fuel economy with gas from different stations using a calculator, such as the one at www.fueleconomy. gov. Ive saved up to 3 mpg by lowest amount of ethanol. Pump up the tires. Keep your ing the owners manual, which will include the manufacturers recommended tire pressure. Its a simple step that can improve fuel Dont speed. As much as we complain about gas prices, its re markable how frequently drivers green or pound on the brakes at stop signs. Youll be surprised how much gas you can save by driving at moderate speeds and avoiding quick acceleration. Michael Heyman is an instructor/ technical team leader at the Orlando campus of Universal Technical Institute, the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians. For more information, visit uti.edu Lake Jesup is one of Central Floridas largest lakes a resource for recreation and home to bald eagles, box turtles, wood storks, manatees and sandhill cranes. Its watershed drains 87,000 acres in Seminole and Orange counties. The combination of restricted the St. Johns River, urban and agricultural stormwater runoff, legacy wastewater discharges and remaining septic tanks, has propelled algae growth, lowered The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has determined Lake Jesup to be im paired not meeting water qual ity standards because of high nitrogen and phosphorus levels. In May 2010, the Department adopted a Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP), developed alongside 20 local and regional partners to identify projects and activities necessary to restore the lakes water quality. The action plan sets a 15-year timeline organized into three phosphorous reduction of 19,621 pounds per year. To reach the tions in phase one, the respon sible stakeholders are tasked to reduce total phosphorous by 6,249.5 pounds per year. Two years into phase one of the BMAP, stakeholders have rous by 9,082.5 pounds per year into the Lake Jesup watershed exceeding the targeted reduction in the BMAPs phase one by 45 percent. The reductions include 8,090.1 pounds per year of phos phorus credited at the time of the BMAP adoption, combined of 133.9 pounds per year while second-year reductions totaled 858.5 pounds per year. More than two dozen new or upgraded stormwater manage ment projects in Casselberry, Longwood, Maitland, Orlando, Oviedo, Sanford, Seminole County, Winter Park and Winter Springs have been essential to phosphorus reductions so far. In many of these stormwater devices use internal barriers, of untreated stormwater, allow ing solids and related pollutants to settle out into the boxes to be cleaned periodically. Subsequent stormwater discharged into the Lake Jesup watershed contains Another major initiative is the regional Solary Canal Stormwater Treatment Area, cooperatively built by Oviedo, Winter Springs, Seminole County and the St. Johns River Water Management District. This project has a system of weirs that divert trash and associated pollutants away from Lake Jessup into a treatment cleaned. The treated water then into Lake Jessup, improving its quality. Essential to measuring BMAP success and to developing and the Department, St. Johns River Water Management District and local governments regularly monitor water quality in the Lake Jesup watershed. Collected data will help stakeholders gain a bet ter understanding of the nutrient impacts on Lake Jesup and how best to address them. Complementing the monitor ing, stakeholders are conducting 20 research projects on topics tions to surface waters, stormwa ter nutrient loading, reclaimed water nutrient impacts, septic tanks and the effectiveness of best management practices. Research pollutant reduction targets and improve water quality projects in phase two and three. Lake Jesup is just one example of the Departments comprehen sive approach to identifying and restoring polluted lakes, rivers, streams, springs and estuaries through partnerships with local, regional and other state stake holders, both public and private. Collective, aggressive action is the path to successful water qual ity restoration. For more information on the Lake Jesup BMAPs progress, visit tinyurl.com/JesupBMAP Florida Department of Environmental Protection Lake Jesup cleanup effort surpasses rst phase goal Getting the most from your tank of gas ARCHIVE PHOTO BY TINA RUSSELL THE VOICE MICHAEL HEYMAN Guest Writer
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