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September 27, 2001

Tampa Bay: September 27, 2001 North Pinellas County news
Learn to cope with terror tonight
Experts offer a free session with advice on dealing with the anxiety with which some are struggling after the terrorist attacks.

Firefighter brought back to life by friends
The firefighters were just finishing a routine call when one of them collapsed. "This isn't happening. Not Bobby," thought a colleague.

Stay tuned: Police coming to your TV
A 30-minute program called LPD TV, which begins Oct. 4, is just one of Chief Lester Aradi's community policing programs in the works.

Mother recounts horror of phone call
When an East Lake couple first heard the news about their son at the World Trade Center, they wanted to travel to Manhattan at once but decided against it.

Deal may clear way for two resorts
But the settlement of lawsuits may occur at the nadir of the tourism and travel business.

Tarpon considers term-limit change
Commissioners discuss adjusting rules for mayoral runs and raising the number of votes needed to oust a city manager.

North Pinellas digest
Town meeting set to discuss Stauffer site

Teacher involved parents in choice of novel
I read with mixed feelings the report in the St. Petersburg Times (Sept. 19) on an eighth-grade language arts teacher's use in her class of the award-winning adolescent novel The Chocolate War. The parents of one of the students judged the book to be inappropriate. While I do not fault a parent's right to object to a part of the school curriculum he or she finds offensive, I am concerned that we may be missing an important aspect of this issue.

Father charged after 3-month-old suffers fractures
The baby was injured on three occasions about a month ago but is doing much better, a detective says.

Motorcyclist dies after hitting truck
The man was traveling about 120 mph when he struck a pickup from behind.

Race For The Cure runs into trouble
There were ambivalent feelings among many of the runners in last Saturday's Race For The Cure 5K in downtown St. Petersburg.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Report filled with ethics charges
  • Moving forward
  • Schiavo's parents push new recovery hope
  • Electronic eyes watching bus passengers
  • USF receives grant to fight bioterrorism
  • Local charities also victims of the attacks
  • Hijackers linked to local cruise

  • Mary Jo Melone
  • Shortage of facts may let judge slide

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Man who lost home in raid arrested on drug charges

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • USF receives grant to fight bioterrorism

  • Amy Herdy and David Karp
  • Tiny eyes pierce a cop's defenses

  • News of Florida
  • Gov. Bush may act to encourage Northern visitors
  • Bush, Peterson talk state security
  • Alachua closes 5 play sites with arsenic
  • Fasano to lead council on healthy communities
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