Archive for the ‘Human Interest’ Category

Assistance center set up for victims of Pulse attack

ORLANDO – The Orlando United Assistance Center, designed to provide long-term assistance to people impacted by the Pulse shootings, opens today. The center located at 507 E. Michigan St. will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It’s located at the corner of Osceola Avenue and East Michigan Street. Created by [...]

Orlando creating a permanent memorial to victims of the Pulse massacre

ORLANDO — The City of Orlando has started the process of creating a permanent memorial that pays lasting tribute to the victims of the horrific Pulse nightclub shooting. “As the Central Florida community continues to heal from this tragic event, the city stands committed to creating a permanent space that will preserve the memory of [...]

Florida wildlife officials: alligator attacks are “very rare”

LAKE BUENA VISTA — The state has closed its investigation into an attack by an alligator on a toddler, after noting that wildlife officials had captured and euthanized the alligator responsible for the killing. The state’s top wildlife and conservation agency also sent out a message to Florida residents and its many visitors – but [...]

Freeline Media Review: “Blonde Poison”

ORLANDO — From the start, it’s clear that Stella Goldschlag is smart, cultured, well educated, the kind of person who always comes off in public as being impressively elegant and charming. But there’s also something about Stella that seems instantly off-putting. As she addresses the audience, she keeps returning to her mirror, making sure every [...]

Child of the Holocaust recalls a remarkable tale of survival

MAITLAND — Erica Cantor has nostalgic memories of an early childhood that was idyllic in every way. Born in 1929 in Stuttgart, capital of southwest Germany’s Baden-Württemberg state, Cantor said she was raised by loving parents in a modern city and has fond memories of life there. “We practiced Christmas, which in Germany was a [...]

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