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Ceremony debuts first phase of New Port Richey streetscape

NEW PORT RICHEY

First phase of streetscape debuts today

The city will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for the completion of the first phase of the Railroad Square streetscaping project. The ceremony, which begins at 10 a.m., will be at Nebraska Avenue and Adams Street. Authentic, fully operational railroad crossing arms have been installed at the ribbon cutting location and at the end of Grand Boulevard and Nebraska Avenue. The city had a $457,151 construction contract for the first phase with Palm Harbor-based R.A.M. Excavating. City Council members and business owners are expected to attend. The public is invited.

LAND O'LAKES

Man robs bank at Village Lakes

The Bank of America at 21725 Village Lakes Shopping Center Drive was robbed shortly after 10 a.m. on Thursday by a man who gave the teller a note saying he had a weapon. He escaped with an undisclosed amount of money, fleeing east on State Road 54 in a green Jeep Liberty. He is white, 30-40 years old, about 6 feet tall with a heavy build. He has brown hair and a mustache, and was wearing a blue cap, blue shirt and tan pants. Anyone with information was asked to call the Pasco County Sheriff's Office toll-free at 1-800-854-2862.

Correction

Julie May is the stepmother of Brittany May. A Dec. 3 story in Top of the Class about Operation Shoebox incorrectly stated their relationship.

Pasco deaths

Aycock, Robert C. Jr.

Baggett, Rosalyn M.

Berkowitz, Rosana Branco

Boyette, Kathryn Sue Cervis

Broderick, Thomas P. Jr.

Brusilovsky, Dorothy Marie

Carr, Sharon Denise

Cusanelli, Janet Pavek

Doyle, Katrina Karen

Fitzgerald, Doris E.

Fletcher, Shirley Marie

Funderburk, Edna

Karpinski, Catherine

Miczewski, Michael

Shaheen, Amel N.

Unterman, Joseph

Wagner, Edna

Wilder, Denise M.

This list is from detailed obituaries in Section B.

Ceremony debuts first phase of New Port Richey streetscape 01/08/09 [Last modified: Friday, January 9, 2009 12:35pm]
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