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Boy hit by car in Wesley Chapel parking lot


Boy sent to hospital with serious injuries

An 11-year-old boy running through the parking lot at Wesley Chapel District Park strayed into the path of a vehicle and was hit, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The boy, Miguel De'Obaldia of Panama, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital with serious injuries. The accident happened about 8:26 p.m. Thursday. Two teenagers were in the 2004 Toyota that hit Miguel. They were not injured and no charges have been filed, the FHP reported.

Bloodmobile covers for center

Florida Blood Services' Wesley Chapel Donor Center will be closed from today through Sept. 14, while being expanded and remodeled. To prevent blood shortages, a bloodmobile will be stationed on the following days in the Village Market Plaza parking lot at 5319 Village Drive: Tuesday through Sept. 13 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The bloodmobile also will be on site from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 and Sept. 1. Prospective blood or platelet donors can walk in or book an appointment online at, using the Blood Center code TB032. All lifesaving donors will receive a free movie ticket, as well as a wellness checkup, including a cholesterol screening.


Bandit with bandage robs bank

A man robbed a SunTrust Bank in Holiday about 10 a.m. Friday, fleeing south on U.S. 19, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office reports. The man walked into the bank at 2123 U.S. 19 and handed a teller a note demanding money. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash. The robber wore a bandage on the right side of his face, running from his eye to his chin. The Sheriff's Office said it could have covered another bandage or scar. No one was hurt.


Candidate forum Monday evening

Wesley Chapel, Central Pasco, Dade City and Zephyrhills chambers of commerce will have a Meet Your Candidate forum at 6 p.m. Monday at Pasco Middle School, 13925 14th St., Dade City. Candidates for School Board and sheriff will be there. Panelists are C.T. Bowen of the St. Petersburg Times and William Yelverton of the Tampa Tribune. Call (352) 567-3769.

Special concert

Billy Whitman will sing at 5 p.m. at Beth-El Shalom in New Port Richey. Page 5

Pasco deaths

Felix, Jack K. Jr.

Frohm, Marion

Gencarelli, Janeiro

Litvin, Dennis J.

Orton, Terrance R.

Romano, Sabino

Rosinski, Clifford L.

Russell, Dennis

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Boy hit by car in Wesley Chapel parking lot 08/08/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 10:43am]
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