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April 28, 2002

North of Tampa: April 28, 2002 Town meeting focuses on development
The two-hour meeting gave Hillsborough County commissioners a chance to hear the concerns of residents in one of the fastest growing communities.

Church proposes $1-million project

Tensions rise from school's use of park
Parking at Independent Day School's baseball games violates the school's lease to use the Original Carrollwood Park, residents say.

Week in Review
BOYS RUN AWAY, THEN RETURN: Hillsborough County Sheriff's officers found two missing Northlakes brothers Friday morning, more than 12 hours after the pair ran away from home.

Tennis aces easily head to state tourney
While the Wharton boys made quick work of their competition, the Gaither girls see their season end.

Virtual learning can open a whole world of lessons
One of the great things about home learning is that it has never been easier to learn at home.

Vaulting champion visualizes the victory
Gaither's Dara Altman, the state's top girl pole vaulter, credits mental preparation for her success.

It's less lonely at the top for tennis star
Gaither standout Brianna Williams, 16, still outpaces most others, but she's on friendlier turf this year.

New, larger Publix sets opening for midsummer
The 61,000-square-foot store at Florida and Nebraska avenues is close to Avila and southern Lutz.

Oldsmar lands $150,000 to develop Mobbly Bayou
The state grant will pay for picnic shelters, a fishing pier, observation towers, hiking trails and more.

Calusa Trace residents warily watch Wal-Mart
Development at Veterans Expressway and N Dale Mabry Highway is being discussed.

A gilt for grief turns to lifelong collection
A widow who found solace in a lovely Christmas ornament has amassed what is believed to be the world's largest collection.

Threat of terrorism is costly, police say
Law enforcement officers reflect on the time, staffing and funds required to remain vigilant.

Civic board's lesson is justice
An accountability board works with first time juvenile offenders to show them the consequences of their crimes.

Community attorney's job may be on the line
The neighborhood association forms a panel to review, and possibly replace, its longtime legal counsel despite a go-slow plea from two directors.

Neighborhood Notebook
Restaurant fair raises record amount

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