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August 19, 2001

Tampa Bay: August 19, 2001
Error precludes family's farewell
[Times photo: Jill Sagers]
A funeral home cremates a woman's body before the viewing, angering the family as well as county officials.
North Pinellas County news
Toronto's generosity benefits officials
Dunedin has no qualms about taking gifts from the city and the Blue Jays, and it's legal. Other cities, however, say no.

City sees widening rift with Pinellas
The city manager objects to some actions by the county and expects a lawsuit. The acting county administrator says disputes are inevitable.

'A jewel between two giants'
Readers say Oldsmar is more than just a small town. Here are their comments about the place many call home.

Junior grows into expanded college role
Officials and students at St. Petersburg College's Tarpon Springs campus are getting used to its changing status.

Bad driving habits make Pinellas roads unsafe
Re: Too many drivers hit road ready to do battle, column by Editor of Editorials Diane Steinle, Aug. 12.

Unhappy with Clearwater? Take time to look around you
This summer the Times has asked its readers in several North Pinellas communities a simple question: What do you think of when you think about your city?

East Lake briefs
Creating a red dress takes writer's career to new levels

Oldsmar briefs
Oldsmar strikes it rich with chamber membership drive

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Pregnant woman dies after car lands on her
  • Students' portrait
  • Capture of Jake calms neighbors
  • Queries on cozy ties and big loans
  • School bus schedules easy to check
  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • Metro review

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Curiosity elevates neighbor to mayor
  • Skateboarders damage park's band shell
  • Madeira proposal spans beach, bay
  • City waterfront awaits watershed decisions
  • Marina folks, director clash
  • Agencies consider business checkup
  • Council endorses appraisal, not plant
  • Portables serve education just fine
  • Business briefs
  • Garage 'bubbles' repaired
  • Sunken Gardens sheds fake stone walls
  • Cracker Barrel will open in 2 months
  • Look out for work crews, they will be everywhere
  • Here or in South Africa, a stolen car is troubling
  • Families recount good, bad summer getaways
  • Groundbreaker ends law career
  • Saint Ed
  • Kids' book addresses ethical Web
  • Beaches notebook
  • A middle ground is sought on ball fields
  • Christian band knocking at the door
  • What's up on campus
  • City manager receives raise after compromise
  • Kids tackle violence by removing garbage
  • Elon's Venuti determined to overcome accident
  • Yeager's return to racing runs through his mind
  • Hall inductee 'speechless -- almost'
  • Municipal marina, slip fees may grow

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • But are they hungry?

  • News of Florida
  • SunPass defect doubles some tolls
  • Toll device won't zap lane backup
  • State to lift FCAT's shroud of secrecy
  • The Lost Patrol
  • Slow investigations torment those in grief
  • Troopers' after-hours work can be a liability
  • The good majority
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