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May 23, 2001

Tampa Bay: May 23, 2001
Saving worker proves tricky
[Times photo: Douglas R. Clifford]
Narrow passageways and the size of the victim complicate the work of rescuers after a man falls 20 feet through a boat's roof.
North Pinellas County news
Cat case reveals flaws in system
Animal control officials say they have revamped their system so a similar case won't happen again.

Firefighter won't face charge in prank
DUNEDIN -- Prosecutors have dropped a criminal charge against a Dunedin firefighter arrested in March for pulling a prank on fellow firefighters by coating their gear with shaving cream and baby powder.

Safety Harbor to fix railroad crossings
one of which is at the entrance to the Brooklyn subdivision.

Ultralight pilots organize push for safety
A fatality on Lake Seminole prompts the Seabirds to promote safe flying and boating on the congested lake.

Tiger Bay Club shifts its focus
Accused of catering too much to St. Petersburg, the political group hopes to hold more meetings and candidate forums in North Pinellas.

Schools work to soften cutbacks
Principals and teachers brainstorm to find things they can do without as a $12.8-million shortfall looms.

How much would you pay for safer roads?
What's the one concern that all residents of mid and North Pinellas share?

U.S. 19 in Palm Harbor needs its green space, not more retail
We need rain, not retail.

Woman files suit over arrest for expired tag
CLEARWATER -- A woman has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming she was wrongfully arrested by Clearwater police.

Police get tip on hit-run vehicle
LARGO -- Police investigating the Friday hit-and-run death of a bicyclist here have received an anonymous tip that the Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo that struck him might be in the Orlando area.

Key West fleet gets foiled by fickle winds
The wind had been blowing strongly out of the north for days, and the forecast didn't look that bad for race day on May 17.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Suspect dies, victim's kin mourn again
  • County races to pick, fund a voting system
  • Troubled teen sought in murder
  • The enemy within
  • Blast at plant breaks windows in Largo homes
  • School Board delays naming 3 schools
  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • NTSB: Pilot, chopper sound in Bayflite crash

  • Howard Troxler
  • Years of learning, just dots on a page

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Students visualize beach face lift
  • Ballot may contain 'hot potatoes'
  • Finally at rest
  • City approves big money for land
  • Love 'em or hate 'em, speed humps are in vogue
  • Two-way on MLK? Too much to pay
  • Former Gulfport city clerk dies
  • Pelican lived through flag's transformations
  • Body of experience
  • AmSouth Bank to close drive-through downtown
  • Merger muddles offices' planning
  • Achievers
  • Life skills
  • Antarctic team lingers in warm coastal water
  • Summer job opportunities available for youth
  • Admirers toast, roast standout sports writer
  • City says hotel must follow rules
  • Former wrestler goes to the mat for his kids
  • Veterans Liaison Council holds holiday program
  • Safe boating courses offered in Treasure Island
  • A lesson well learned brings two boys fame
  • Memorial Day schedule
  • Military news
  • Tirapelli prepares for the college game
  • Key West fleet gets foiled by fickle winds
  • Outlaws get rowdy at Sunshine

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Stop-sign victim dad: no closure
  • Suspended prosecutor resigns post
  • Housing official fined in scandal
  • Cuban Club Foundation fights to retain control of historic site

  • Ernest Hooper
  • Channelside's maze, sinful slices, a widow's wisdom

  • News of Florida
  • Regulator taps friend for deputy DEP chief
  • Medical care plan a failure, audit says
  • Diplomat planning a run for governor
  • Floridians warn against more standardized tests
  • Is prayer the only answer to drought?
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