Archive for December, 2013


Viewpoint Seminole #11

Viewpoint Seminole
Hear the viewpoints of panel members Mike Abels, Steve Barnes and Judith Dolores Smith on Bundy and Dallari updates, Seminole crime and employment statistics, prayer at local government meetings, and Seminole related New Year’s resolutions. Plus shout outs, call outs and a look around the corner (length – 33:00)

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck, Event photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media)

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Food Stamps in Seminole County

Food Stamp;s in Seminole County (photo 'Vegetables' courtesy Mette Finderup)

The federal food stamp program serves 50,000 residents of Seminole County Florida.  What is the impact on our community?  How do recipients qualify? David Jeczala, of the Florida Department of Children & Families, discusses the facts & the function of the program. Heidi, a senior citizen, talks about her struggle to stretch her budget using food pantries. (length 25:29).


(Produced, reported and edited by Desta Horner)

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Juvenile Justice System in Seminole County

Juvenile Justice System in Seminole County
The status of the juvenile justice system in Seminole County is discussed by Dr. Erica Pooler, director of school safety and alternative placement for Seminole County Public Schools and Major Scott Ballou who leads the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office department of youth services (length 45:42).

(Produced, reported and edited by Stephen McKenney Steck, Event photos – Charles E. Miller for CMF Public Media)

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