Sunday, October 21, 2018

St. Pete Times News

St. Petersburg's Driftwood neighborhood a big step closer to being officially historic

St. Petersburg's Driftwood neighborhood a big step closer to being officially historic

ST. PETERSBURG — Six months after the Driftwood neighborhood mourned the loss of its historic Gandy Home, advocates in the small enclave off Big Bayou are on the verge of claiming a significant victory.In a unanimous decision Tuesday, the Plan...
Published: 10/11/18

Pinellas to offer cats-only rabies clinic

By Divya KumarTimes Staff WriterPinellas County Animal Services is offering a cats-only rabies clinic to encourage residents to get their feline pets current on rabies vaccines and licenses.The clinic will be held at the Animal Services offices and a...
Published: 10/11/18
Redington Shores cove to remain free of wake limitations

Redington Shores cove to remain free of wake limitations

REDINGTON SHORES — The circular body of water that sits off the Intracoastal Waterway here, known as “the cove,” will remain status quo in regard to boating speed.Several water ski enthusiasts filled Town Hall recently and got th...
Published: 10/11/18
Epilogue: Stephen Goldman, first director of the Florida Holocaust Museum, remembered as a passionate and creative educator

Epilogue: Stephen Goldman, first director of the Florida Holocaust Museum, remembered as a passionate and creative educator

ST. PETERSBURG — Friends and colleagues remember Stephen Goldman as dedicated to the Florida Holocaust Museum and its lessons of tolerance.He was the museum’s first director and helped it grow and move from cramped quarters in Madeira B...
Published: 10/10/18
John's Pass Seafood Festival faces questions over its future

John's Pass Seafood Festival faces questions over its future

The city of Madeira Beach and the festival's organizers have differing views on how much support the city should provide.
Published: 10/11/18
Largo police: Fugitive couple attempted same rental scam in Las Vegas

Largo police: Fugitive couple attempted same rental scam in Las Vegas

The fugitive couple who were arrested in a Las Vegas casino on Wednesday are accused of running a rental scam in Pinellas County.Now they’re accused of running the same scam in Las Vegas.Nicole and David Johnson rented the same Largo home to more tha...
Updated one month ago
Fatal crash shuts down Interstate 275 southbound lanes in St. Petersburg

Fatal crash shuts down Interstate 275 southbound lanes in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — A fatal crash Friday afternoon on Interstate 275 just west of 22nd Street S shut down all southbound lanes of the highway.As of 6 p.m. traffic was only getting by on the shoulder, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Officials sai...
Updated one month ago
Gulfport police arrest St. Petersburg man in 15-month-old murder

Gulfport police arrest St. Petersburg man in 15-month-old murder

GULFPORT — Detectives have arrested a 22-year-old man accused of killing his friend more than a year ago.Gulfport police announced Friday that Marquelle Drymon of St. Petersburg faces a second-degree murder charge in the shooting of Joshua Allen Monr...
Updated one month ago

Pinellas news briefs

PALM HARBOR LIBRARY ANNOUNCES THE EXPANSION OF OPERATING HOURSThe Palm Harbor Library has expanded its operating hours, now open longer on Wednesdays and Fridays. The new hours are as follows: Monday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Tuesday: Noon to 8 p.m.Wednesday...
Updated one month ago
Missing woman, 1-year-old boy found in St. Petersburg

Missing woman, 1-year-old boy found in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg mother and her 1-year-old child who went missing Wednesday were found safe in a local hotel, police said.Sydney Wyatt, 28, and her son, Future Johnson, were last seen on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Wyatt was stayin...
Updated one month ago