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March 2, 2003

Tampa Bay: March 2, 2003
Programs open door to home ownership
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
As one program scales back a plan to build in Union Academy, another one offers buyers help with an alternative.
North Pinellas County news
Commission hopefuls launching last pitches
With just a day before voters decide three races, incumbents cite their experiences while challengers call for change.

Shadows & Showmanship
CLEARWATER -- To follow Countryside High's wrestling team means to be acquainted with the dark.

Don't let spring break give you a breakdown
Forewarned is forearmed: Construction will make the traffic even worse this year.

Getting back to the facts in Largo

It appears that the apathy has ended in Largo.

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.

Candidate responses
Editor's Note: The following responses were received from candidates for Largo City Commission Seats 3 and 4 after the St. Petersburg Times recommended their opponents, Pat Gerard and Jean Halvorsen. The election is Tuesday.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Connecting dots to uncork traffic
  • Obituary: Lifelong rights activist, 72, dies
  • Week in review: Deal might pave way for tennis courts
  • Mary Jo Melone: Teen's dream tarnished by stolen car, broken trust

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Mugger attacks 8 women in city's northeast
  • Dr. Delay: Let's not race to trade our village for Daytona
  • Interim administrators receiving pay raises
  • Schools hone tactics for surviving FCAT
  • Strange hedgefellows?
  • It's official: All of route to be Bryan Dairy Road
  • Woman found slain in Indian Shores condo
  • Neighborhood notebook: Women's group takes its members' power further
  • Voting not a priority for some candidates
  • Veteran celebrates 108th birthday
  • Contests will seek poster, name for planned museum
  • Indian Rocks Beach City Commission
  • Ross store to open at Seminole Mall in fall
  • Resort asks waiver for beachfront water slide
  • A Day on the Job
  • Canadian company to close plant
  • On the Town: Mystery tour leads group to a rustic treat
  • Scholars at Eckerd to tell tales of 2 St. Petersburgs
  • Veterans' artworks to compete
  • Supporters of status quo ahead in campaign gifts
  • Mayoral candidate tops spending list
  • Building official takes helm in St. Pete Beach
  • Criticism leads assistant city manager to leave job
  • Innocence lost, and now life
  • Plans for cell phone tower put on hold
  • Calvin Johnson was officer when firm went bankrupt
  • 'Colorful' candidate adds to his resume
  • Assassins, Leone lead winners
  • Maguire overcomes obstacles for victory
  • Clearwater's Keyes shines at every level
  • Business headlines: Sales price for Dew lots: $4.5-million
  • Letters: Keep Madeira Beach one community

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Keys to 'a new start'
  • Iorio's smile veils steely resolve, her friends say
  • Don Ardell: No pets, no lotto tickets -- and no guilt
  • Thousands peruse merchandise at Suncoast Gun Show
  • Lightly organized, 150 join peace walk
  • Sanchez calls Buckhorn flier the 'act of a hypocrite'
  • New Wharton coach thrives on pressure
  • Zoning: Traffic issue dooms plan for apartments
  • New Tampa seeks suitor for prized office space
  • Wharton track, field team shows why it's the best
  • Prep Notebook: Wharton track, field team shows why it's the best
  • School choice the topic of meetings
  • Girls track preview
  • Boys track preview
  • Girls track preview
  • Boys track preview
  • Town 'N Country: Hospital in residential area wants more signs
  • Neighborhood Notebook: County suggests speed bumps for Hogan's Bend
  • Carrollwood: Unpaid bill mushrooms into lost home
  • Oldsmar: Riders' pleas go unanswered
  • Carrollwood: Decision infuriates real estate agent
  • Open & Shut
  • Week in Review
  • Sports Digest: Openings available for Spring Golf Tournament
  • (Letter): We need new faces on council

  • News of Florida
  • Fort Florida
  • Budget battle a family feud
  • Budget battle a family feud
  • Schools urge: Don't skip FCAT
  • New rules aim to curb Bike Week excesses
  • Woman escapes from shallow grave after alleged sex assault
  • Miami-Dade mayor plans Senate run
  • Cubans sneak past Navy area into Key West
  • Rescued whale dies suddenly
  • Fort Florida: Florida officers get limited training
  • Fort Florida: Old rifles, long lives
  • Fort Florida: Agencies refuse to disclose records
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