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December 20, 2000

Tampa Bay: December 20, 2000 Hillsborough County news
Size of health care reserve eyed
The County Commission is divided over whether to delay a sales tax increase that would help fund the program for the poor.

Business briefs
June Kraff has been named to the President's Young Leadership Council of Women's American ORT. Members of the council are selected on the basis of their leadership potential and commitment to Women's American ORT. Council members receive leadership training, meet with national leaders of ORT and the Jewish communal world and participate in a one-year mentoring program, which pairs incoming members with council alumni. Kraff has been a member of ORT for 17 years. She is the president of her chapter and has held several other positions over the years.


Tampa Bay headlines
  • Traveling for holidays: start early
  • Santa breaks rule, makes deal
  • Scientologist to buy downtown Largo site
  • District tightens water limits
  • Man gets life sentence in stabbing
  • Mercy runs out for drunken driver
  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • Possible elections violations spur inquiry
  • Courthouse scandal judge merely laments news leak
  • Detective testifies in Aisenberg case

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Pinellas Park mourns firefighter
  • Turmoil pursuing building of new City Hall
  • $85,000 approved for park upgrades
  • Who decides which one is the thief?
  • Five injured in brawl at sports bar
  • A city divided delays its City Hall
  • Neighborhoods atop candidate's list
  • Old hotel to reopen as, er, ah, new hotel
  • Restaurant to boost shrimpy parking
  • 2 diners open at BayWalk
  • City recreation fees spur discussion
  • A global spin
  • Holiday closings
  • Peers, parents point out district's terrific teachers
  • Grant lets poor come in from cold
  • Dann blazed local trails in business, political life
  • Focus on volunteers
  • 34th St. boosters complain of loss
  • Citizen cops issue $382,000 in tickets
  • Fire damages vacant home; electrical problem blamed
  • A grand place for worship
  • Championships complete league's fall season
  • CGA players take different course to victory
  • Swimmer is back with a vengeance
  • Apartment complex sued over woman's 1999 slaying
  • With doubts, city okays $100,000 more for expert
  • Sword-wielding man charged in threat
  • Phillies to get new stadium, new deal
  • Hospital wins approval to build up and not out
  • Pick up or pay up, Tarpon Springs tells pet owners
  • No deal for three to retire early
  • Fire kills handyman in Largo
  • Largo police chief search shifts gears
  • Manufactured artwork inspires showroom
  • Linebaugh extension into Pinellas should help
  • 'New' water poses a new problem
  • HUD grant aids independent elderly
  • Clearwater digest
  • Headlines through the years
  • Durica helps revive classic Ensign fleet
  • In sickness and in health
  • Seminole digest

  • News of Florida
  • TaxWatch polishes image as government watchdog
  • Democrats may lose agriculture post
  • Offical begins effort to oust 'liberal' justices
  • Around the state
  • News organizations continue ballot review, Gore gains votes
  • Business group urges civil service overhaul
  • Repayment drives expected HUD head
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