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June 2, 2002

Tampa Bay: June 2, 2002 North Pinellas County news
Another movie theater closes
Main Street Cinemas sold its property to Lokey, marking the third Clearwater movie house to close in less than two years.

Finding the right words
As the number of local Spanish speakers surges, bilingual programs like the one at the Foundation Village Neighborhood Family Center respond to their needs.

Available now: one downtown
Largo lays the groundwork, investing millions downtown. Now it's developers' job to help turn the area around. A deal at old city hall may be just the ticket.

Film seen as a visual valentine to Greek life
For Tarpon Springs fans who rave about the love story My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the film is an accurate picture of Greek-American families.

Census shows a wealthier north county
North Pinellas is attracting wealthier and better-educated residents, according to recent numbers from the U.S. Census.

Proper handling of scandal can reassure public
It is rare for scandal to touch the Clearwater Police Department. Now that it has, the good news is that people are being held accountable. So far the scandal has brought down three police officers and the city's personnel director.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • The CEO and his church
  • Livin' large
  • City still looking longingly at airport
  • Teachers send a message of unity
  • St. Petersburg homicide rate is way up
  • Members of NOW arrested at USF
  • Metro week in review
  • Deputies: Dogs rout burglar
  • Separating belief and business

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Like, bummer: Skatepark on hold after site rejected
  • Beaches struggling over height rules
  • Mired in city-county power struggle, Lealman waits
  • Tierra Verde has highest percentage of wealthy folks

  • Letters
  • Young volunteers are setting fine example
  • Three top Shorecrest class
  • This summer, let your imagination drive you
  • Wellness Center closing this month
  • Rec center expansion moving forward again
  • Much has changed near interstate's interchange
  • Starbucks to open at Ninth Ave. and Fourth
  • A $10-million upgrade
  • A Fond Farewell
  • Group plotting facelift for park
  • 'Sowing seeds' of faith with $10 bills
  • St. Petersburg parade of ships lands 'Eagle'
  • Stingers capture state title, national berth
  • Sport takes another shot at Olympics

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Ohio hospital to treat burned child
  • One killed, five hurt in wreck
  • Police: Driver in shooting scared, lost
  • One-on-one adds quality to lives
  • Sonny's wants to build along Henderson
  • A new (old) game in town

  • Letters

    North of Tampa
  • Don't shield 'children' from reality
  • Beloved drama teacher takes a bow
  • In art, a window on the world
  • Library ready for new chapter in its history
  • Pride doesn't flag at project's end
  • Vacant county lots bother Fawn Ridge residents
  • Open and shut
  • Work begins on backup pipeline
  • Jefferson High's 2002 Graduates
  • Chamberlain High's 2002 Graduates
  • Sickles High's 2002 Graduates
  • Wharton High's 2002 Graduates
  • Gaither High's 2002 Graduates
  • Calendar
  • Week in review

  • News of Florida
  • Just doing her job, she exposes scandal
  • Governor vows to reform DCF
  • Harris could have the last laugh
  • Inmate tells of tribal deals
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