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The Lifeline

Bringing you the best local stories in and around our community.

Fun and Games

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The National Veterans Wheelchair Games came to Orlando this summer, and volunteers from the Rotary Club of Lake Mary helped make the event a smashing success.

People Make Parks

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We play in them, picnic in them, relax as we stroll through them, and admire their natural beauty. Our pristine local parks are part of what makes our community so great, but those parks don’t keep themselves. Here we’ll meet two of the hardworking – and often unseen – people who make our parks special.

Remembering Whitey Eckstein

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Seminole County recently lost one of its most memorable community servants. Join us as we pay tribute to a teacher, commissioner, husband, and father who never lost his passion for helping others.


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We sat down with Tom Tomerlin and Tom Krueger – the economic development directors for the cities of Lake Mary and Longwood, respectively – to learn more about these fast friends (but sometimes friendly-foes) and the fascinating field in which they work.

Living Vickaryously

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Philanthropy is the fabric of this fantastic family, and teenage son Evan Vickaryous is now sinking his feet into one of the community’s most worthwhile charities.

Wish, Granted

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Thanks to some skilled grant writing, three attorneys are now on staff at SafeHouse of Seminole to help survivors of domestic abuse.

My Great Aunt Syl

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On the heels of her 100th birthday, Longwood resident Sylvia Hall sits down with her niece – LML’s associate editor Georgia Fojo to reflect on her life.

Myths and Facts about Breastfeeding

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Welcoming a new baby is one of the most joyous moments in life, but choosing the best way to feed a little one can be challenging. A lactation consultant can be a helpful ally in the process.