Author Archives: Stephanie Bechara
A new place in town offers seniors somewhere to socialize, exercise and learn. The Senior Recreation Center is situated in Northside Park in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Bechara takes us inside a tour of the newly opened center.
Established in 1974, the ACORN clinic serves a variety of people in North Central Florida. The medical workers at ACORN which stands for Alachua County Organization for Rural Needs, provides medical assistance to people who may not have medical insurance, especially in these tight economic times. […]
Zumba, an effective workout system, is all the craze in Gainesville. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM, Stephanie Bechara tells us how to ditch the workout and join the party.
According to Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice, adolescent deliquency has declined for the past several years. The state defines juvenile delinquency as any illegal acts commited by a youth under the age of 18. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s, Stephanie Bechara talked to DJJ spokesman, […]
Fallen heroes from September 11th will be honored this evening during an official pinning ceremony and concert in Marion County. Florida 89.1, WUFT FM’s Stephanie Bechara reports how this commemorating ceremony is expected to bring the community together.
Author, folklorist and human activist Stetson Kennedy who passed away last weekend at the age of 94, is remembered for infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan in the 1940’s by exposing secrets of the KKK to authorities and the rest of […]
It is illegal to feed stray cats in Citrus County but as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Bechara reports, the domesticated felines might have a purr-fect resolution coming their way.
Scheduled to begin in September, North Florida Regional Medical Center will expand its facilities. The project is being funded by corporate money and will include expansion of the Heart and Vascular Center. The 58 million dollar project will also include […]
The Heart of Florida Regional Coalition which works to promote local collaboration, will host a summit at Santa Fe College this Monday. Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser says, he hopes participants will walk away with a tangible plan of […]
Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell and her Rural Services Unit will be awarded for the implementation of an animal protection unit this Saturday. Both were nominated by the Neighbor’s Equine Assistance Team founder, Adrienne Hudson. Alachua County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson […]