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Bicyclist who hit her head is in critical state


Bicyclist who hit her head is in critical state

The Safety Harbor woman who hit her head when she crashed into a mailbox while riding her bicycle Sunday is in critical condition, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Cynthia Muniz, 43, was taken by helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg after the accident on Seventh Street S. Muniz was not wearing a helmet.


Safford House awaits your visit

Stroll through the historic Safford House, decorated for the holidays, on the Victorian Candlelight Tour with Santa, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Dec. 4-7. There will be live holiday music, Victorian carolers, refreshments and a visit with Santa. Children receive gifts and treats from Santa. Tickets are $12, $6 (members and children). For information call (727) 942-5605 or visit www.

Quintet to play Christmas program

The Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet presents a Christmas program of classical favorites and holiday fare at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 5 at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. The ensemble will perform pieces by George Frideric Handel, Johann Sebastian Bach, and a fanfare of Christmas favorites such as Joy to the World and White Christmas. Tickets are $20, $18 (members) and $12 (students). For information call (727) 942-5605 or visit


City seeks vendors for Dec. 6 market

The city's Parks and Recreation Department is looking for artists, craftsmen and specialty shops to display their handmade crafts, ornaments and gift items for the Mistletoe Craft Market 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6. Items may include paintings, sculptures, photography, glass, candles, wood, candy, quilts, bakery items, pottery, ceramics or jewelry. Vendor spaces are $45 and will be outside the Dunedin Community Center in Highlander Park, at the corner of Pinehurst Road and Michigan Boulevard. For information call (727) 812-4530.

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Pinellas deaths

Allen, Lucile

Cummings, Barbara

Danduono, Carmine

Giancatarino, Marie

Katz, Helmuth

May, Marilyn

McBride, Catherine

McGuirk, Earl J.

Rivera-Calderon, Carmen T.

Tincu, John

Tyson, Alice

Welch, Cuma N.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

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