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Commissioner Samuel B Ings District 6 Out In The Holden Heights Community Giving Back! Thanksgiving Holiday Season!


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BY JIMMIE WILLIAMS

ORLANDO - How do you know your City Commissioner cares about their community? I can tell you how. When you see your City Commissioner at your front door asking you if you have everything you need for your holiday dinner. That is a dedicated Commissioner. It’s not one that's sitting around in their office waiting on you to do it yourself. They are concerned about the residents in their districts making sure that the elders are also taken care of as well as young mothers that need a helping hand. As for myself, Commissioner Ings knows that I'm disabled and he stopped by my house to see if I needed a helping hand this year for Thanksgiving. Yes I did need it. I'm thankful to have a Commissioner such as Commissioner Samuel B. Ings serving my community...Read More


Cigarette Smoking Is Not Good For Good Health
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BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER

If nobody smoked, one in every three cancer deaths in the United States would not occur.

“The tobacco companies have perfected this product which contains nicotine, which has been proven to be as addictive as heroin and cocaine,” said Bethany Coz, Program Director, Tobacco Free Florida. “So even with a lot of the education about the health impacts, many of the tobacco users in Florida are highly addicted. There’s the psychological component and there’s the physical addiction.”

Smoking has been proven to cause serious health conditions. Smokers are more likely than nonsmokers to develop heart disease, stroke and a variety of cancers. It also harms nearly every organ of the body, which can translate into...Read More