Tag Archives: Orlando Community News

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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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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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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Feeding the Hungry: Grassroots Effort for Month of July

July 15, 2020 (Pine Hills/Orlando) — Editor’s Note: The volunteers were told to be there at 9 a.m. – to unload the U-Haul, set up and package the food to be distributed a couple of hours later. This was the … Continue reading

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Elections Office Open This Saturday Before Registration Deadline

July 13, 2020 (Orlando) — The Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office is doing its part to make sure people have ample time to register in order to vote in the August Primary Election: The office will be open this … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Testing Available for Uninsured Residents

Do you want to get tested for the COVID-19 (a.k.a. Coronavirus) but don’t think you can because you don’t have health insurance? Well, you can and at no cost at these locations. (This information was complied by the folks managing … Continue reading

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