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November 4, 2001

North of Tampa: November 4, 2001 Temple wants to build tower
CARROLLWOOD -- The Hindu Temple of Tampa plans to add an entrance tower to its sanctuary on Lynn Road. But before construction begins, the church needs a variance that would allow for the new tower to be built above county code.

A dream takes wings
For a man with a lifelong love of flying, preparing to take off in his own ultralight aircraft involves building it by hand.

County to meter reclaimed water
The Water Department wants to control usage, but early subscribers say the proposed meters would violate their agreement for a flat monthly fee.

Week in Review
LUTZ LOSES REALTOR: Juanita Dennis, who owned one of the largest real estate companies in north Hillsborough and central Pasco counties, has died at age 61. Mrs. Dennis, owner of ERA Dennis Realty & Investment Corp., suffered a stroke while visiting her sister in Tennessee and died early Oct. 28, said Vince Arcuri, the company's top agent.

Many trying to slow down speeders
Re: How many must die on road before the speeders stop?, Oct. 21.

Schools roundup
ADAMS MIDDLE: There will be an information meeting on Chamberlain High's Advanced Placement Scholars Program at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the media center at Adams Middle, 10201 N Boulevard. Parents interested in learning more about the school's new program are invited to attend. For information, call 975-7677, ext. 350.

Rousing rally honors Alonso's top students
With cheers, songs and even the band, the entire student body celebrates its top academic performers.

Queen Kaskeski declares a holiday
The Davidsen Middle School principal dresses the part as she hosts the school's annual Medieval Fair.

Cross country, golf teams advance in tournament
Teams from Gaither, Leto and Wharton advance in cross country. Chamberlain's girls are regional champs in golf.

Greco waxes nostalgic at women's club meeting
Tampa Mayor Dick Greco looks back on simpler times, quieter neighborhoods and some of the issues he's faced while in office.

Tampa entrepreneur takes a bold step in unusual shoes
They might not suit everyone's fashion sense, but spring-loaded shoes are turning a profit for businesswoman Penny Galluppo.

A cultural center to call their own
Residents are excited about the idea of a New Tampa Performing Arts Center.

Neighborhood Notebook
Bridge plaque honors worker

Replacement of palm trees will cost Plantation $6,000
CARROLLWOOD -- After a long investigation and a heated political campaign that criticized the removal of palm trees in Plantation of Carrollwood, the final tally for replacing those trees is far less than previously estimated.

McKitrick media center gets burst of personality
Jackie Hanlin set up the elementary school's media center and brings some of the book characters to life.

Imam talks to Rotary club members about Islam
The representative of the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay Area speaks in broad terms, pleasing some and disappointing others.

Protest brews over school bounds
Critics of the high school attendance plan can expect little comfort.

Gaither senior makes National Honor Society
Brandon McQuaid, son of Wes and Rhonda McQuaid of Windsor Park in Lutz, was inducted into the National Honor Society on Tuesday at Gaither High School.

Open & Shut
New Tampa

Apartment fray spurs council recall effort
Petitions seek the ouster of an Oldsmar leader who supports the low-income project.


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