Local News for Orlando, Florida

03/27/2020

Fox 35 WOFL: FREE FUN FOR KIDS! …

FREE FUN FOR KIDS! If you’re looking for a way to keep the kids entertained and educated, the Orlando Science Center and Ripley’s have some fun online activities! (You can even watch a penguin birthday party!) Read the rest of the article on twitter.com READ MORE.
Orange County Library System suspends home delivery services03/27/2020

Orange County Library System suspends home delivery services

Following a government directive to shut down non-essential services, the Orange County Library System has temporarily stopped home delivery service. Considering an ongoing shelter-in-place order in Orange and Seminole counties is keeping kids home from school, and a statewide order prohibits visits to retirement homes, the suspension hits parents and the elderly particularly hard. The READ MORE.
Coronavirus is causing Florida to lock up far fewer people03/27/2020

Coronavirus is causing Florida to lock up far fewer people

Florida law enforcement officials are locking up fewer people and in some cases releasing non-violent offenders, a strategy designed to stem the spread of the coronavirus through the state’s criminal-justice system. The new approach is showing up across the state. In Hillsborough County, law enforcement officials last week released 164 non-violent offenders who could not READ MORE.
Orlando Weekly launches 'Good to Go Orlando,' a searchable list of Central Florida restaurants offering takeout, delivery and curbside pickup03/27/2020

Orlando Weekly launches ‘Good to Go Orlando,’ a searchable list of Central Florida restaurants offering takeout, delivery and curbside pickup

Orlando, we may be shut inside our homes for the time being, but that doesn’t mean we can’t eat well. Thanks to the statewide shutdowns ordered due to the coronavirus pandemic, local restaurants have been forced to close their dining rooms, but most have pivoted to a takeout and delivery model. Many are even offering READ MORE.