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April 6, 2001

North of Tampa: April 6, 2001
One man's spiritual journey
[Times photo: Mike Pease]
Haim Levi grew up Jewish in Colombia. Then he traveled to Israel and heard Jesus call.
Love nature? Prove it, club told

NEW TAMPA -- What if someone asked you to enter into the courthouse records a list of parks where you bird-watch, lakes where you canoe and country roads where you ride your bicycle?

Land deal is not what Citrus Park neighborhood expected
Questions surrounding donated land and a tractor have shaken residents' confidence in their homeowners association.

Visiting the Philippines, at home
Proceeds from PhilFest 2001 will help the Philippine community build a 14,300-square-foot center that will showcase performing and visual arts.

Athlete rises to the challenge
Her coach sees a lot of promise, and so far Jeannette Daniels hasn't let him down -- much to her amazement.

Plants, grass -- and weeds flourish after heavy rains
The recent rain may not have made a dent in the drought, but it did help green up our yards and cut down on the water used for irrigation.

Plants stolen from Lake Carroll Way
CARROLLWOOD -- Someone is removing shrubs from the medians along Lake Carroll Way and it's getting expensive. Members of Carrollwood Civic Association's board of directors estimate at least $500 worth of plants have disappeared recently. Some neighbors have pledged to keep a watchful eye on the shrubs that remain.

With last nail in the last plank, depot is complete
The train depot was rebuilt in time for last year's Fourth of July activities, but 71 engraved planks installed last weekend were the final touch.

Office park may burgeon in size
The Cory Lake Isles founder boosts his hopes from a building of 14,500 square feet to "pods" of 90,000 square feet.

Complaints lead Taco Bell to close early, as promised
The new owner said he had no idea the developer had made a deal to close the drive-through window early to appease neighbors.

Board keeps experienced hand at the helm
Marshall Adams had thought he would be too busy to serve on the West Meadows board, but with a major road project looming, he is persuaded to become its president.

'I'm amazed I'm here'
Virginia Bowdoin's centennial celebration party is Saturday at her grandson's home in Hunter's Green, where a disc jockey will spin tunes at the catered affair.

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Burglars raid Discount Auto Parts
CARROLLWOOD -- The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary at Discount Auto Parts at 8801 Gunn Highway.

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