Tampa Bay: April 1, 2001
North Pinellas County news
||The water enforcers
[Times photo: Carrie Pratt]
Prowling the streets in the darkness of night, water cops often hear and smell illegal watering before they see it. And the excuses? They've heard them all.
Population surge washes over eastern Pinellas
As the coastal communities become built-out, more people settle in the heart of the county.
Business has big plans for small town
TBG Reliance, a software company, will expand soon. The brothers who run the company say Ozona is a perfect fit.
Rising rents may silence puppet theater
Building owners hope to recoup renovation costs. Frog Prince's founder, 78, hopes for her own fairy tale rescue.
Arsenic in ground has many secrets
Tarpon workers and experts say they were in "uncharted territory" when faced with the question of how harmful arsenic was at Discovery Playground.
Freshman mayor gets few demerits
Some say Largo Mayor Bob Jackson has been attentive. Others say he ignores them. All agree it has been a learning experience.
The virtues of being polite and courteous have fallen by the wayside. You got a problem with that?
Safety Harbor's slight cannot be overlooked
Residents of Brooklyn, a small, predominantly black neighborhood just north of downtown Safety Harbor, were upset when CSX Corp. came to town to refurbish worn railroad crossings but did not touch a crossing that leads into Brooklyn.
Principal's action may have averted trouble in the future
Re: School disciplines baseball players, March 21 story.
National Library Week celebrated
Dunedin, Largo and Clearwater public libraries have scheduled special programs to commemorate National Library Week.
Clearwater woman in 25th year of coma
Headlines through the years
Mason's 100th birthday celebrated
Lodge brothers, friends, family, and city dignitaries were on hand when Dunedin Lodge No. 192 F&AM recently celebrated the 100th birthday of longtime member James F. Sullivan. Master of ceremonies and lodge secretary Romeo Scerbo presented the centenarian with a special plaque commemorating the milestone event.
Second hotel to grace gateway to Oldsmar
First it was the Holiday Inn Express. Now the developer of a nearby parcel announced he has reached an agreement with Marriott International to build a 90-room Courtyard by Marriott on the southeast corner of Tampa Road and St. Petersburg Drive. This area is viewed by many to be the gateway to downtown Oldsmar.
Exercise classes target arthritic
PALM HARBOR -- The Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program is offered five days a week at Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation Services, 3450 East Lake Road, Suite 100.
'Great experience' is coming to end for former Pirate
Playing college baseball was Corey Slavik's top goal when he graduated from Boca Ciega four years ago.
Career counselor offers advice for tight job market
As the nation enters what some believe is an economic slowdown, the Tampa Bay job market could become the tightest it has been in recent years.