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Founder and Editor of Orlando Community News online and freelance writing service. Lover of God, Auto Finance-Sales Professional, “Mese” baby, Proud Aunt

Jesus, the Light of the World

My Christmas Eve tradition over many years was thwarted somewhat by a mean old virus. I would rush from work, most times still in work clothes, and head down Interstate 4 to get to the Candlelight Service at First Baptist … Continue reading

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Praying In This Season: Effective, Victorious Prayers

“And the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice. If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or … Continue reading

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Our Men On Purpose: Rev. Sid Crudup II, Doctor of Educational Leadership

Defending his dissertation, earning a doctorate degree, has been the grandest achievement in Sid Crudup II’s life. “It definitely was a journey,” he said in a recent interview. “Not bad for a kid from Jersey [Perth Amboy]. Dr. Crudup, long-time … Continue reading

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Our Men, On Purpose

Great news! Orlando Community News this week continues its occasional spotlight called “Our Men, On Purpose.” It’s a tribute to Central Florida men minding their businesses and reaching back to improve their communities. The goal is to inspire our younger brothers … Continue reading

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November 3, 2020 – Historic Presidential Election Day

With a deadly virus still affecting the country, voters have been encouraged to make a plan to vote and vote early – to be safe and educated on the issues. Before today’s Presidential Election Day began, more than 100 million … Continue reading

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Opinion: Your Vote = Your Voice

October 25, 2020 — Hey Central FLORIDA! Early Voting sites are open TODAY! Hours in Orange County: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. and in Seminole County: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. So after church (albeit online), go vote early. This … Continue reading

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Voters Gear UP for Early Voting

There has been a lot of talk about our “new normal” with the spread of the Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic and voting in one of the most crucial and historic United States Presidential Election in years, couldn’t escape the conversation. People are … Continue reading

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Voter Registration Underway, Deadline Monday, Oct. 5

Florida residents, new to the state or new to the county in which they live or those who have never voted, have until next Monday, Oct. 5, to register in order to vote in the Presidential Election in November. We’re … Continue reading

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Food Distribution Today in Pine Hills

The “Labor of Love” continues today, August 27, in Pine Hills. New time and location: From 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at 98.5 FM Radio (The Wire), 6003 Silver Star Road, Suite 1, Orlando, FL 32808. It’s another drive through … Continue reading

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Recommendations for Key Races In Central Florida: August 18 Primary Election

For only the third time in this publication’s history, I am sharing my recommendations for some key races for the Tuesday, August 18, Primary Election. Surprise! I am including Seminole County! Let me say this, either way, Central Florida (the … Continue reading

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