Poinciana Medical Center to open full-service emergency department in ChampionsGate

SOURCE: Osceola News-Gazette Poinciana Medical Center will bring state-of-the-art emergency care to the ChampionsGate area in 2020 with the opening of a freestanding emergency department near the intersection of ChampionsGate Boulevard and Ronald Reagan Boulevard.  A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at a later date. The facility will measure approximately 11,000 square feet, feature 12… Keep Reading

Seven ‘Disney Springs Hotels’ Offering Special ‘First Responders Rates’ Through Sept 3rd

SOURCE: Chip and Co. If you are a U.S. police officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician (EMT), paramedic, 911 dispatcher, doctor, or nurse, you should consider taking advantage of the special “First Responders Rates” that are being offered by the seven Disney SpringsResort area hotels in the Walt Disney World Resort inFlorida. Available for stays through Sept. 3, 2019, the special room rates provide the… Keep Reading

10 horrifying facts about Chernobyl you probably didn’t know

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com People can’t get over the new and shocking HBO miniseries “Chernobyl,” which depicts the nuclear disaster that happened at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986.  The explosion has been described as the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever seen, and it caused massive devastation to people who came near the plant after the explosion… Keep Reading

Search underway for missing 15-year-old Sanford girl

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com SANFORD, Fla. – The Sanford Police Department is looking for 15-year-old Alondora Morales, who was last seen at her home in Sanford.  Authorities said Alondora was reported missing by her parents Saturday night. Police said Alondora  may have run away from home and could be in the company of a man. CONTINUE READING Keep Reading

Florida Native Plants National Pollinator Week June 17-23, 2019

Online public awareness campaign created and shared by Florida Native Plant Society Pine Lily Chapter Inc 🌿 …National Pollinator Week is a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them. …Twelve years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National… Keep Reading

Kissimmee police warn resident about car break-ins

SOURCE: Fox 35 Orlando KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) – Kissimmee police officers are on high alert to stop criminals from breaking into cars. Police say during the summer months they typically see a higher number of break-ins, particularly to unlocked cars. In 2017, officers say they had 128 car break-ins during June, July and August. … Keep Reading

Seven rescued from amusement park ride in Orlando

SOURCE: WTSP.com ORLANDO, Fla. — Firefighters in Florida rescued seven passengers from an amusement park ride. The Orlando Fire Department tweeted that the agency’s “high angle” team rescued the passengers at the Fun Spot America amusement park in the heart of Orlando’s tourist district after the park’s “Screamer” ride became stuck Saturday afternoon. No injuries… Keep Reading

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