Tag Archives: North Central Florida

App To Help With Downtown Ocala’s Crowded Parking

The city of Ocala spent $38,000 on parking sensors that use heat, light and magnetics to detect cars in conjunction with an app called Parker to fix crowded parking lots downtown without the construction of a parking garage. The app promotes parking awareness and directs drivers to the nearest available spot.

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Local Hispanic Teachers Receive Excellence In Education Award

Maria Gonzalez of Dunnellon Elementary School and Grisell Santiago of P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School received the Excellence in Education Award earlier this month. The annual award was sponsored by Volunteer Florida, the Florida Department of Education and the Executive Office of the Governor as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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