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December 23, 2000
Tampa Bay: December 23, 2000
[Times photo: Mike Pease
He brings smiles to the faces of millions of children around the world, but even Santa Claus gets a challenge like 1-year-old Aurora Villalva every once in a while. A holiday party in Plant City on Friday brought gifts and more to about 150 children of migrant workers.
The holiday you want, the holiday you have
"Twas the week before Christmas and all through the city, temperatures dropped, but tempers got gritty..."
Hillsborough County news
A handful of hope
TAMPA -- Jovan Campbell, 7, has spent much of his short life with his left hand tucked behind him.
Fire singes girl, mother, guts home
About midnight, the lights flickered and then Anna Marie Garrett saw the orange flames.
Fire in vacant building causes little damage
TAMPA -- Fire broke out in the V. Guerrieri Cigar Co. building Friday night, but firefighters doused it before it did major damage.
Garden Club to meet Jan. 3
A closer look: one Hillsborough synagogue
Congregation Schaarai Zedek
Tampa Bay headlines
Moon to nibble at sun for Christmas eclipse
Both sides in Baby Sam dispute see good in court's order
Boy dies riding scooter in traffic
Key witness delivers for Aisenberg prosecutors
Weather breaks for many travelers
Privacy task force to examine sheriff's plan
4 convicted in link to $8-million drug ring
Tampa Bay briefs
Watering rules on new plantings tightened
Largo man arrested on abuse charges
4 accused of selling tobaccoto undercover minor
Booklet arrives ahead of Stauffer report
County may have say in rec fee debate
Class helps refugees rekindle dreams
Adult day care facility thrives
Holiday crosses boundaries
Care is watchword for holiday pets
Company withdraws cell tower proposal
27-year police sergeant dies at age 49
Mark your calendar
Children's Home holds program for new parents
Restaurant denied expansion plans
Retired Col. Edward Imparato wrote about WWII
Churches work to make holiday services special
Christmas Eve services
News of Florida
Justices defer on recount standard
Around the state
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