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CFABJ Celebrates 35 years and Inducts Six Into its Hall of Fame

  Giving honor where honor is due, members of the Central Florida Association of Black Journalists (CFABJ) on Dec. 1 named six esteemed journalists, media personalities, philanthropists and reporters to their Hall of Fame. They are: Dr. Florence Alexander and … Continue reading

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Orange County Sheriff: Candidates on Issues Important to Community

Editor’s Note: It is our goal to provide good news and information to lift the community we serve Higher. We publish many articles during the election season because improving the community depends heavily on its leadership – the people who make … Continue reading

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Election Connection: Polls Open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. for August 28 Primary Election

Orange County – Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, August 28, to select the people they want to win key public offices, including local ones such as county mayor and commissioners, as well as county and circuit court judges. They … Continue reading

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Polls Open, Absentee Ballots Mailed – It’s Time To Vote

August 9, 2018 (Orlando) – It’s Time to Vote! Yes, this is Primary Election season and voters around the country have the chance to select the people they want to represent them, especially locally and statewide.  Florida voters will have … Continue reading

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Voter Registration Deadline Approaching for Elections

Registration underway for Primary Election in August July 13, 2018 (Orlando) – Voters have a couple more weeks to register if they want to vote in the August 28 Primary Election. The deadline is Monday, July 30. That’s the same … Continue reading

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Court is in Session: Mentoring Group Exposes Youth to Federal Court System

Exposure has got to be a key component to successfully mentoring young people. There’s nothing like showing them key life skills, various careers and well-known places or events – not just talking about those things. Positive exposure could spark an … Continue reading

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Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Community Health and Wellness Partner, Wayne Densch YMCA Family Center Offers Tips on Staying Healthy During the Holidays Between the Thanksgiving and New Years Eve holidays, most Americans gain anywhere between 2-8 lbs., with an average gain of 3.5 lbs. As … Continue reading

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Opportunity For Fresh Start: Restoration of Rights Workshop on July 16

Trying to make a change for the better after serving time? One way to do that is to have your rights restored and then register to vote or improve your chances of starting a business or getting a job. (Sidenote: … Continue reading

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Our Men On Purpose: Orlando Native Rod-Z

When Rod-Z said, “You have to come to ‘this’ show because every show is different,” he told the truth. Opening for the legendary Patti Labelle at the Dr. Phillips Center, he cracked up some folk up, talking about how we all … Continue reading

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Our Men, On Purpose

New to Orlando Community News is an occasional spotlight called “Our Men, On Purpose.” A tribute to Central Florida men minding their businesses and reaching back to improve their communities. The goal is to inspire our younger brothers in the community: … Continue reading

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