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December 9, 2001

North of Tampa: December 9, 2001
Heart, but no crown
[Times photo: Thomas Goethe]
Chamberlain High and its veteran coach come up short on the scoreboard but not on determination in the state championship game.
Proposal: New zoning for 2 new schools?
Facing opposition, school board members will decide whether to send Lutz children to Tampa Palms schools.

Unfinished business unsettles Hamlet
Vacant homes and an unfinished mansion disturb neighbors.

New rites, old wrongs help shape a school
McKitrick Elementary has carte blanche to establish its own traditions, which is both exciting and challenging.

Schools roundup
ADAMS MIDDLE: Birthday notices can be placed on the marquee for $10. Order forms are available at the office. Birthdays are posted first come, first served. For information, call 975-7665.

White leads Chiefs on 3-pointer rampage
TAMPA -- There have been plenty of positives out of Chamberlain's boys basketball team's 3-2 start. But none brighter than the play of guard Otis White.

Members of new Rotary can sleep in
Rotarians in New Tampa who can't make meetings or don't enjoy singing at 7 a.m. Fridays have another option.

Big-rigs back on county roads?
A new plan could allow trucks to return to rural highways, but with tighter restrictions.

Neighborhood notebook
Women's club gives $6,700

Open and Shut

Accident reports
1. LUTZ-LAKE FERN ROAD AT ANGEL LANE, NOV. 23, 8 A.M.: A southbound 1983 Chevrolet truck ran a stop sign and broadsided a westbound 1994 semi-tractor trailer. The injured were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital.

Road work
1. INTERSTATE 275, from Busch Boulevard to U.S. 41, will have periodic night-time lane closures. Also watch for construction at Busch Boulevard and Fowler Avenue near the interstate. Work will continue until two new lanes are complete in Fall 2002.

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