Local News for Orlando, Florida

Valencia College adjuncts are taking care of each other as the Orlando college continues challenging their efforts to unionize01/20/2021

Valencia College adjuncts are taking care of each other as the Orlando college continues challenging their efforts to unionize

Tony Anaya, an 84-year-old former adjunct professor at Valencia College, wasn’t planning to submit his letter of resignation to the college last September. After working in Valencia College’s Global Languages department for nearly two decades and helping design its Continuing Education International program, Anaya says the college failed to provide the technological accommodations he needed READ MORE.
01/20/2021

Legal Public Notices 1/20 issue

Orlando Legals Legal Public NoticesExtra Space Storage will hold a public auction to sell personal property described below belonging to those individuals listed below at the location indicated: 5603 Metrowest Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32811, 407.516.7751 on 01.29.2021 @ 11:00 am. Natasha Donaldson bed, couch, dinning table, dresser, boxes; Hublal Ramotar furniture; David Rivera seats from READ MORE.
University of Central Florida welcomes 'But Before Bone Is Skin,' an art exhibition interrogating the construction of the self01/20/2021

University of Central Florida welcomes ‘But Before Bone Is Skin,’ an art exhibition interrogating the construction of the self

As part of the partnership between the University of Central Florida and the National Endowment for the Arts, the campus is currently participating in a “Big Read” of Tayari Jones’ acclaimed 2011 novel Silver Sparrow. Hailed by the Guardian as “moving, intimate and wise” and “part Bildungsroman, part homage to 1980s Atlanta,” Silver Sparrow tells READ MORE.
As coronavirus deaths climb, critics blast DeSantis for using Floridians as test subjects in a 'herd immunity strategy'01/19/2021

As coronavirus deaths climb, critics blast DeSantis for using Floridians as test subjects in a ‘herd immunity strategy’

With a surge of 1,200 reported COVID-19 deaths during the past week, Florida on Saturday exceeded 24,000 resident deaths since the pandemic started last year. The reported number of resident deaths stood at 24,004 on Saturday, up from 22,804 a week earlier, according to state Department of Health numbers. The total included 205 newly reported READ MORE.