Tampa Bay: March 30, 2001
North Pinellas County news
||Clock ticks as immigrants seek residency
[Times photo: Jill Sagers]
Under a special program, qualified immigrants have until April 30 to apply to the INS for permanent U.S. residency and get their green cards.
North end of Pinellas leads growth
Palm Harbor, East Lake, Tarpon Springs and Oldsmar account for almost half of the county's population increase of 69,823 people.
Eight-year battle over wife's life nears end
A judge rules that Michael Schiavo can remove his wife Terri's feeding tubes on April 20, despite her parents' appeals to keep her on life support.
City makes wish list of manager traits
Commissioners let a recruiting firm know what characteristics they want to see in a new Clearwater manager.
North Pinellas digest
Recreation center plans Easter events for kids
Ridgecrest residents plan march on drugs
The neighborhood crime watch and sheriff's deputies are leading a Saturday protest against drug peddling.
No cruise ship, city panel says
Businessman George Billiris is denied a variance to dock a dinner or gambling ship at the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs.
Students sue School Board over penalty
The boys' lawyer claims kicking them out of school over a rough-housing incident was arbitrary and unfair. They are seeking more than $15,000.
Concert, art show set for this weekend
What? More traffic in Clearwater this weekend? Not fooling. But don't blame spring breakers entirely.
Rain or shine, big top will keep festival dry
Palm Harbor Days organizers hope the weather doesn't force everyone into the new tent for most of the weekend's celebrations.
City strives to improve hazardous intersection
Residents say it's only a matter of time before another serious accident at Old Ridge Road and 102nd Avenue N.
Banners banned at commercial airport
Two FAA officials have said banner towing from St. Petersburg-Clearwater International would be risky.
Center plans Easter events for kids
SEMINOLE -- The Seminole Recreation Center will have a Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt and Parade on Thursday on the soccer field adjacent to the center, 9100 113th St. N. The parade begins at 6:30 p.m.
Largo commission needs decisive leader
Discontent is growing in Largo, and not just in City Hall, where elected officials and staff seem to be taking more potshots at each other lately.
Dogs need place to run
Re: A little caring by owner of dog could have prevented its death, March 23 letter.
With every pig raised, a lesson learned
Steer and pigs raised by Tarpon Springs High School students will be auctioned off at the county fair tonight.
Help may be on way to Bishop Creek
Plants, new walls and a pond may ease flooding and erosion problems for the Safety Harbor waterway, a study finds.
3-vehicle accident injures 3 on U.S. 19
Low clouds and poor visibility kept a helicopter from responding to the crash about 3:30 p.m.
ParkSide gets cineplex at last
After a five-year wait, the project that once promised 24, then 20 and finally 16 screens opens its doors today.
Florida Senior Stars let good times roll
What do you get when you put 125 senior men in the same league?
PALM HARBOR DAYS: Celebrate the founding of Palm Harbor at the third annual Palm Harbor Days Family Carnival from 6 to 11 p.m. today, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at County Road 1, just west of Palm Harbor University High School.
Downtown Clearwater Art Festival says it all
Cleveland Street will be abuzz this weekend with all things creative.
MILITARY TATTOO: The 35th annual Highland Games and Festival week will begin with a Military Tattoo at 8 p.m. Saturday at Dunedin High School Memorial Stadium, 1651 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. Five alternative rock bands will play Coachman Park on Sunday, thanks to new alt-rock radio station.