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January 2, 2002

Tampa Bay: January 2, 2002
Living, learning for the moment
[Times photo: Dirk Shadd]
Abraham's life is medically fragile. But says teacher Jo Ann Goldrich: "It's magic every time I'm with him."
South Pinellas County news
She waded through the flood of '79
Re: This old creek, Dec. 23.

More racist pamphlets show up
The National Alliance is at it again. "It's so repugnant," says a Bahama Shores resident. But it's not illegal.

Dominoes band leader Ron Lowe dies at 59
His racially mixed band played 12-bar blues and broke an unofficial color barrier on the beaches.

Italian market to expand again
The St. Petersburg store will move into a building behind the current business, adding elbow room and new items.

Three Seminole council seats are up for grabs
The race involves the jobs of Jim Dunn, Carol Hajek and Bob Matthews. At least two will seek re-election.

Want to help steer Pinellas Park?
The mayor's job and two council seats are up for grabs.

Career in pictures comes full circle
A commercial photographer returns to his roots and teams up with a childhood friend to open a studio.

Bridge's new architecture in the spotlight
Consultants will present various options at a meeting Jan. 15. City commissioners hope to replace the 63-year-old structure by 2005.

Area charity tournaments top the year's list
Here is a look at some of the past year's highlights:

Snipe Dead of Winter Regatta is a family affair
Warm weather and pleasant breezes greeted the 21 two-person Snipes to the Dead of Winter Regatta in St. Petersburg.

Invitational another showdown of youth, experience
The New Year's Invitational at St. Petersburg Country Club, a 72-hole tournament in its 76th season, again will pit veteran club members against a surging youth movement led by college players.

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