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 Tampa Bay: December 5, 2000 North Pinellas County news

Caretaker wants good owners for wolves
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
The animals are not recommended for homes with children and small pets.
Starbucks seen as welcome jolt to city

The coffee shop is expected to open by summer at Cleveland Street and Fort Harrison Avenue.

Beach resident fills city position
Dentist F. David Hemerick is named to a vacant position on the City Commission.

Hospital neighbors want to wall off noise
Sun Coast Hospital officials say they are making an effort to reduce the problem.

Altercation lands septuagenarians in jail
TARPON SPRINGS -- Police went to Ruth H. Hunt's house after receiving a call that she was threatening a neighbor's dog with a machete.

Reading turnarounds
Coupled with independent reading and one-on-one attention, the program helps students make strides in reading, pronunciation, comprehension and spelling.

Avenue Players exiting Tarpon
Despite the decision, the city plans to continue hosting classic plays at the Performing Arts Center.

Land deal kicks YMCA project into gear
With the county accepting a $400,000 bid for 8.5 acres in Palm Harbor, YMCA officials say they hope to break ground on the new facility in April.

North Pinellas digest
Medical center offers hepatitis C screenings

Burdines to open furniture gallery
The department store chain plans to open a store in January in the Village at Countryside shopping center.

College Hill residents need to stop name-calling
Re: Clearwater residents have serious "varmint' problem, Nov. 20 letter.

Times lawsuit seeks Clearwater e-mails
The newspaper says the city violated state law by withholding some messages.

Two stores help the Haven have Christmas
Customers at Stein Mart stores in Clearwater and Palm Harbor can provide gifts for children served by the shelter.

Library notes
Online book club

North Pinellas in brief
Business owners invited to meeting

Perry overcomes incident for Heritage Harbor victory
Resilience is one word to describe the ability to bounce back from adversity.


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