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Pinewood Students Receive Bicycles and Helmets

Everyone has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year-and-a-half.  Life has been challenging in many ways.  Nisha Phillip Malahoo, a first grade teacher at Pinewood Elementary saw her students and their families struggling, emotionally, financially, and physically.  Nisha had an amazing idea of how to help these […]

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Memories of Walking and Biking to School

When I think back to my elementary school days, one of my favorite memories is biking to and from Sand Lake Elementary School here in Orlando. Before I was even old enough to attend elementary school, I would pedal with mom and sis on their bike ride to school on […]

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Florida Bicycle Association 2020 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

The Florida Bicycle Association (FBA) recognized Orange County Sheriff’s Master Deputy Jason C. Johnson for going above and beyond his job duties for keeping children safe by awarding him the 2020 FBA Law Officer of the Year Award.  Master Deputy Johnson is a truancy officer who works between various schools […]

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Fines and Suspensions Doubled for Passing Stopped School Buses

There’s no excuse for carelessly putting children in danger, and now illegally passing a school bus could cost violators as much as $400. Florida H.B. 37, also known as the School Bus Safety Act, increased the fines on January 1, 2021, for failure to stop for a school bus. Here […]

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Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]