North of Tampa: July 2, 2000
July 2, 2000
Rebirth of Lutz depot inspires new book
"The Lutz Depot," by a mom-daughter team of local historicans, recounts the station's impact on the area.
Developer's golf course plans upset activists
A proposed 18-hole course in a 648-acre project just south of Pasco has some environmentalists seeing red.
All aboard again
Tuesday's fete will be special for Lutz. A brass band onhand, the town will unveil a replica of the depot that put it on the map.
Principals say commitment from staff boosted grades
School scores improved also because of special programs before and after school, principals say.
Ball park seeks to use outdoor lights
KEYSTONE -- To the chagrin of many neighbors, the owner of a baseball complex on Crescent Road is appealing the 1995 decision by a zoning administrator that restricts outdoor lighting at the facility.
Day care center is open for night shift
The Childrens Discovery Childcare Center offers night care for the kids of parents who work very late.
Which way to play? Residents speak out
In a survey, many pick after-hour activities over organized sports. Suggestions will help shape a recreation plan.
Plans would control Gunn Highway traffic
Citrus Park residents seem to favor a roundabout. Improving an intersection and adding a four-lane highway are also solutions, say traffic officials.
Plan looks at dividing school by grade level
A committee studies the best way to separate Tampa Palms Elementary now that a second school is being built nearby.
Standout stays sharp in summer
The Gaither first-baseman is working on her strength, defensive skills and hitting while playing for the Tampa Mustangs red team.
Carrollwood after-hours club evicted
After arrests, raids and court hearings, the controversial AV-O2 club was put out of business Thursday afternoon because of an expired lease. Sheriff's deputies evicted club owner Elias Abusaid and handed over the keys to landlord Vicky Raymer. A Hillsborough County judge on Wednesday authorized Raymer and her husband, Joe, to evict Abusaid, who claimed he had an oral agreement with the Raymers to continuing renting the $2,900-a-month building. Abusaid's six-month lease expired May 29.