Tampa Bay: May 16, 2001
North Pinellas County news
||Down their alley
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
Pedestrians try out the new Cleveland Street Gas Light Alley, which was opened and dedicated Tuesday afternoon in Clearwater.
Habitat auction to raise funds
CLEARWATER -- After 15 years of building houses, Pinellas Habitat for Humanity is trying its hand at something new -- art.
Outcry may doom plan to close Gulfview
Public reaction to the developers' proposal has been largely negative. City leaders say they have gotten the message.
Commissioner, manager again at odds
Marty Shelby wants paperwork drawn up to fire Steven Stanton. He made a similar request earlier this year.
Bucs visit doesn't mend rift with chamber
A Buccaneer no-show at the Oldsmar chamber luncheon last week has each side seeing the dispute differently.
Agency seeks new roof for library
Instead of patching the roof of the 15-year-old Palm Harbor Library, the community wants the County Commission to replace it.
Driver gets 4 years in DUI manslaughter
LARGO -- A drunken driver was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for killing a Clearwater man almost five years ago.
Schools struggle to cut costs
Pinellas tries to trim $12.8-million from the budget without letting the effects show up in classrooms.
Officials embrace trees in title bid
Seminole forms a board to oversee planting trees in an effort to garner the Tree City USA designation.
Second bar fight in month ends in death
A man dies six days after he was involved in a fight outside a bar in Indian Rocks Beach.
Renewal plans vital to tourism
Proposals of great importance to two North Pinellas municipalities soon will go before county officials for hearings. County disapproval could kill both.
McDonald's uses double standard on testing stance
Re: Woman says burger has put her life on hold, story, May 13.
Safe, cash, jewelrystolen from restaurant
INDIAN SHORES -- Burglars made off with more than $25,000 in cash and jewelry from the Salt Rock Grill on Sunday morning, along with the restaurant's 150-pound safe.
Break-ins might hold key to fire
SAFETY HARBOR -- Pinellas County sheriff's officials say reports of break-ins at an abandoned house that burned Monday could shed new light on the case.
'Send-off Ride' for Armstrong creates a stir
Many area bicycling fans are hoping to meet two-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong at the post office "Send-off Ride" on Saturday morning.