September 29, 2002
Tampa Bay: September 29, 2002
North Pinellas County news
||A tale of two Ozonas
[Times photo: Kinfay Moroti]
Longtime residents fear a wave of change coming with new mansions may erode their community's Old Florida character and independent spirit.
Beach businesses feel bruised
Owners look forward to cosmetic changes but say they're losing customers during construction. Parking and access are two concerns.
A supportive home base
The Challenger Division Little League helps kids with special needs learn skills to succeed in baseball -- and life.
Ol' switcheroo costs suspect more than he bargained for
The domestic violence defendant was sentenced to five years in prison after he let a drug convict pose as him to fool corrections deputies into releasing him.
Police could employ sheriff's staff for aid
City police mull paying the Sheriff's Office to help them file reports. Leaders have squabbled over the groups' jurisdictions.
Democrats see Green in House contest
Some Democrats don't especially like the Green Party, even though this nationwide party advocates environmentalism and social justice.
Restaurant reopening after repair delay
The Magnolia Grille, hit by fire in May, reopens Monday with an updated kitchen and some new menu items.
Packaging is paramount in the school marketplace
This is what we have come to in Pinellas County public schools: We are turning our school administrators into sales and marketing specialists.
Headlines through the years
A look back at the events, people and places that made North Pinellas the unique place that it is. The information is compiled from past editions of the St. Petersburg Times.
Tampa Bay headlines
In with a roar, bikers cruise and shop Ybor
It's food. It's free. Why not?
No room to be choosy
Kids and art fill kickoff event at Villas' site
To school's ospreys: Nest has flown, but please return
Mother fears slim chances with school choice
The bottom line: scarce guarantees
South Pinellas headlines
Where to skate? How to decorate? Ask youth
Gators on the prowl as rains swell lakes
Man works on mechanics of new theme restaurant
Lealman cityhood backers squabble
Law school starts raising $12-million
'Y without walls' to begin class offerings
Midtown feels absence of healthy fare
Commissioner Myers in St. Pete Beach calls it a day
Opponents group as Egmont Key bill stalls
Crossroads neighbors lobby to join Eagle Crest
Arts society samples Greek works to come
Reborn, Celtic style
Slainte, friends at the Harp & Thistle
Officials scurry to alter land use rules
City Council gets new flood response plan
Annoying traffic circles' purpose: slower traffic
Show and tell is still around but different
Hope for change seen amid tale of tragedy
Decision on builder's driveway request delayed
Church takes court's place for young offenders
A major thrill
Hamilton has striking return
Prep standout Biffar cruises in The Cure
Zoning rules are good government
Answers, solace elusive after drugs claim son
2 charged in beating at bar
Low-income kids gain access to computers
North of Tampa
Green thumb moving to greener pastures
Landowner wants 1 house per acre
House candidate laments negative polling
Swimmer brings dedication to South Tampa high school
Week in review
Schools have one constant: change
Lakeside homeowners haggle over fence
Plantation woman loses her home
Tampa spawns a starlet
More homes planned along State Road 54
New plaza expected to open in February
Storyteller charms kids with tales of family
News of Florida
In Cabinet races, upsets shaping up
Missing girl's birthday brings no answers
Counties batten down for election
McBride closes gap, but Bush still strong
Metro week in review
Bush avoids election blame
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