Archive for July 2015

Federal Safety Grant Awarded to Apopka Fire Department

A quarter-million-dollar federal grant awarded to the Apopka Fire Department will help to upgrade city ambulances with the latest life-saving equipment. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management

Join Us and the American Leprosy Mission August 3-5, 2015

The New 94.9FM / AM950 WTLN and 1520 WBZW are partnering with the American Leprosy Mission… to help stop leprosy! Yes, leprosy still exists in the world! We’ve even had leprosy

How You Can Get Involved in “Visioning Apopka”

Visioning Apopka is about our future. It is an opportunity for our community to decide how we want Apopka to look and function during the next ten years and beyond.

Representative Jennifer Sullivan Joined Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer in Our Studios

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #037 from 07/28/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s show features State Representative Jennifer Sullivan. Download

Apopka Fire Department Once Again Achieves Highest ISO Rating

The Insurance Services Office (ISO) on Thursday once again awarded the Apopka Fire Department with a Public Protection Classification of “1,” ranking AFD as one of the top fire departments

Apopka Begins a Vision for the Future

The City of Apopka rolled out plans Friday for a highly anticipated program to envision to future of this fast-growing area. Elected officials, business leaders and citizens gathered together in

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #036 from 07/21/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s show features Debbie Mulrine of Greenbrier Pet

New Look to Apopka City Center?

from the Orlando Sentinel Apopka is looking at a dramatic face lift that could change the character and center of Orange County’s second largest city. Municipal leaders are seeking a

Apopka Garden Grows Community Support

Gardening is good for Axel Hansen’s soul. He casually whiles away his spare hours at the City of Apopka’s Billie Dean Community Garden. He maintains a couple of large planting

Visioning Apopka Comes Into Focus

The City of Apopka started a seven-month project this week to envision the future of this fast-growing area. Visioning Apopka will gather public input from across the community to develop

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #035 from 07/14/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s show features Wayne Leveck, owner of All

Goodwill Builds Shop in Apopka

from the Orlando Sentinel Orlando-based Williams Company has started work on a $3.4 million Goodwill Industries retail store and job center in Apopka, which will be the nonprofit’s ninth Central

Apopka Celebrates the Life of Joseph Sterling

Joseph Sterling was the basketball coach at Apopka High where he established a basketball dynasty that led to another state championship. Joe was honored by having the Apopka High gym, a street, awards

New Half Price Tuition Offering… Smith Prep!

We added a new school to our ever growing list of local schools that offer our listeners Half Price Tuition! Smith Prep is a classical Christian educational institution. Found out

New Facilities Will Help to Protect Water Resources in Apopka

Two construction projects – one at the Northwest Recreation Complex and another near Lake Apopka – will help grow Apopka’s reputation as an innovator in water resource management. Preliminary construction

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #034 from 07/7/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s show features Orange County Property Appraiser Rick

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #033 from 06/30/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and 1520’s Roger Franklin Williams, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. Download the MP3 here Catch Main Street Apopka

Apopka’s Northwest Recreation Complex to Add New Shade Structures

Watching baseball games at Apopka’s Northwest Recreation Complex is about to get a lot cooler with the addition of new shade structures. The Apopka City Council on Wednesday afternoon approved

Let’s Recycle the Right Way; How Apopka Recycles

Think twice before throwing items in your home recycling bin. So-called “unacceptable waste” can have a big impact on the costs of Apopka’s solid waste collection system. More and more

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