Archive for August 2015

Apopka 40 – Ocoee 6; Listen to the Week 1 Broadcast

Click Here to listen to the 1520 WBZW archived broadcast of Week 1: Apopka vs. Ocoee. from the Orlando Sentinel Three touchdowns in a 45-second span in the first half

Apopka Encourages Residents to Prepare for Stormy Weather

The City of Apopka encourages residents to take time this weekend to prepare for the possibility of heavy rain and high winds created by Tropical Storm Erika. Although the track

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #041 from 08/25/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and Pete Paquette, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week, Porkies BBQ is the featured guest. Download the

Bright House Sports Network Ranks Blue Darters Demetri Burch #22 Player in CF

The Blue Darters phenomenal athlete Demetri Burch ranks as the 22nd best football player in Central Florida according to a Bright House Sports Network poll. Burch rushed and passed for more

Florida Hospital begins hiring for new Apopka facility

from the Orlando Business Journal Florida Hospital has more than 700 open positions— some of which are to prepare its new facility opening in Apopka. Land was purchased back in

Apopka police chief to retire; city ratifies successor

from the Orlando Sentinel Apopka police Chief Robert Manley III, who served Orange County’s second-largest city for 26 years as a police officer and one of its most visible civic

Bright House Sports Network Ranks Apopka #4 in Central Florida

Heading into Week 1 of the 2015 High School Football season, local cable network Bright House Sports ranks Apopka as the 4th best team in Central Florida. Mainland holds the

2015 Apopka Blue Darters High School Football is HERE!

Join 1520 WBZW and the entire Apopka community as we gear up for Week 1 of the 2015 Florida High School Football season! Can you believe it is already here?

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #040 from 08/18/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and Pete Paquette, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. Download the MP3 here Catch Main Street Apopka live every

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #039 from 08/11/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and Pete Paquette, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. Download the MP3 here Catch Main Street Apopka live every

Apopka Police Department Offers Tips to Deal with Panhandlers

Panhandling is regulated in the City of Apopka to ensure the safety of residents and businesses throughout the community. A city ordinance controls panhandling activities in public areas and on

Register NOW for our Pastors Appreciation Brunch & Enter to Win Trip to Israel!

Here is a word to all our Pastors out there from WTLN General Manager Bill Files: Good morning Pastor, Have you RSVP’d yet? “You are invited to attend our 9th Annual Pastors

Veteran astronaut comes to Altamonte Springs for talk

 from the Winter Park / Maitland Observer On Aug. 14, Springer, fighter/bomber pilot, Top Gun aviator and NASA astronaut will speak at a special event for veterans at One Senior

Thanks to Sam’s Club for Sponsoring Youth Programs in Apopka

The City of Apopka recognizes Sam’s Club for funding three public programs to benefit youth in our community. Sam’s Club provided a $6,600 grant to provide tuition-free summer youth camps

City of Apopka Joins National Recognition for Play Ball Month

Apopka is joining with Major League Baseball, the U.S. Conference of Mayors and more than 125 cities across the country to host special events celebrating August as Play Ball Month.

Listen to the Main Street Apopka Radio Show #038 from 08/04/15

Hosted by Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer and Pete Paquette, Main Street Apopka is a radio show all about your hometown. This week’s show features Michael Cooper with an update on growth

The Business Forum Schedule

Visioning Apopka will host a Business Forum to identify challenges and opportunities facing growing existing business in the community as well as recruiting new industry. The Business Forum September 29

Mobile Information Station Visit Schedule

The MIS is a rolling office with project information for the benefit of any citizens who want to learn more about the visioning process and offer their input. Visitors can

Apopka Police and Businesses Provide Help for School Teachers

Teachers deserve so much community support. The average public school teacher spends $485 out of pocket each year to help provide school materials like paper, pencils and art supplies for

Visioning Apopka Community Forums Schedule

Citizens are invited to attend a community forum to provide their input regarding the future of Apopka. There will be four forums. Each forum will follow the same format, but

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