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Archive for Friday, November 27, 2015

Light Up Volusia, Messiah Choral Society and Leu House

https://www.wmfe.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Mark112715.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIf youre the type of person who started decorating for the holidays right after the last trick-or- treater went night- night Then this weekend of Holiday events is just for you. Light Up Volusia Concert & Tree Lighting is happening Saturday evening beginning at 7 at the Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell. There will be Food, beer and soft drinks Chairs will be available to rent. They are asking people not to bring coolers. The Messiah Choral Society’s 43rd Annual Performance of Handel’s “Messiah” is taking place Sunday afternoon at 3 ...
Published in Commentaries, Spotlight, The Daily City

Buy Local on Black Friday

The origin of the phrase Black Friday is twisty. Its first published use was in 1951, in a newspaper story about the mysterious illness that seemed to strike employees on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Once most employers caved in and began offering a four-day weekend, it naturally became a shopping bonanza so much so that, in Philadelphia, traffic police began calling it Black Friday. In the early 60s, a Philadelphia paper picked up the term in their reporting of the annual shopping rush, and eventually it went national. But retailers didnt like the negative connotations, so in the 80s they concocted a story that Black Friday is so-called because its the day of the year when they get ...
Published in From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

Federal Dollars Arrive For SunRail Expansion

Congressman John Mica says federal dollars are on the way to fund the southern expansion of SunRail. A little more than $63 million dollars will help build stations and signals along the new four-stop extension stretching from Sand Lake Road to Kissimmee.
Published in Central Florida News