June 23, 2002
North of Tampa: June 23, 2002
More than 15,000 kids a year hike to an enormous "classroom" to glimpse the untamed side of Florida, free of chockablock development but teeming with lessons.
Landscape fixes won't be cheap
The new Tampa Palms landscaper takes a long look around and sees neglect and room for improvement.
Zoning: Builder ready to present 135-home project
Developers are scheduled to pitch their plans to Hillsborough County commissioners on Tuesday for River Chase, a 135-home subdivision south of the Twin Branch Acres community.
The quick pitch
Candidates gave quick speeches and turned the floor over to politicians' platforms.
Price tag on bike path: $25-million
To guarantee a corridor for bikes as well as allow mass transit increases the cost of proposals to widen the boulevard.
Twelve Oaks divided on way to combat crime
TOWN 'N COUNTRY -- Dave Tinkey thinks it's a waste of time. Jane McIver thinks it's a necessity.
County opens wallet to a subdivision
A 240-home neighborhood receives two $1,500 beautification grants, part of a yearly giveaway of about $50,000.
Opening night in sight for New Tampa Players
The community theater group, which will hold a membership gala Thursday, plans its first production in the fall.
A small sacrifice for another's chance at life
Tony Hyder donated bone marrow for transplantation into a woman with leukemia. The process was painful, he says, but worthwhile.
Out & About
CARROLLWOOD IHOP: International House of Pancakes opened last month at 11111 N Dale Mabry Highway. Along with pancakes, the California-based restaurant serves waffles, omelettes, sandwiches, burgers and dinner entrees. Hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. For information, call 962-1102.
Tennis-playing teen from Lutz has three-peat
Week in Review
DIAL M FOR MOM: Students will be able to phone home, or elsewhere, next year now that the Hillsborough County School District has reversed its ban on cell phones on campus. Calls will be limited to before and after school, and none will be allowed on school buses.
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