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See that light? You might want to stop for it

By Times Staff Writer
Published August 30, 2007


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CLEARWATER

Nothing ruins a long holiday weekend like a $185.50 ticket for running a red light. Clearwater's police traffic enforcement team plans to be out in force Saturday through Monday watching for motorists who run lights at the city's top intersections for crashes:

- U.S. 19 and Sunset Point Road.

- U.S. 19 and Drew Street.

- U.S. 19 and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard.

- Gulf-to-Bay and Belcher Road.

A senior could use your old cell phone

Donate your old cell phone to the Senior Safety Phone Project that provides seniors with free 911 cell phones. Clearwater donation sites include Ross Norton Recreation Complex at 1426 S Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater Main Library at 100 N Osceola Ave., and the Long Center at 1501 N Belcher Road. Phones are distributed to seniors from 9:30 a.m. to noon the first Wednesday of the month at Ross Norton Recreation Complex, the second Wednesday of the month at the Main Library, the third Wednesday of the month at the Long Center and the fourth Wednesday of the month at Clearwater Countryside Library, 2741 State Road 580. Call Kerry Marsalek at (727) 562-4830.

LARGO

Board to discuss school assignments

The Pinellas County School Board will discuss its proposed 2008-09 student assignment plan at a workshop at 10 a.m. today in the conference hall of the school administration building, 301 Fourth St. SW. The public is welcome, but audience participation is not permitted. Meetings to allow public comment are scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on:

- Sept. 18 at Palm Harbor University High, 1900 Omaha St.

- Sept. 26 at Pinellas Park High, 6305 118th Ave. N, Largo.

- Sept. 27 at John Hopkins Middle, 701 16th St. S, St. Petersburg.

To view the workshop live online, visit www.wpds.tv and click on the "Watch WPDS Online" link.

[Last modified August 29, 2007, 22:22:11]


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