Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

League of Women Voters holds Tarpon candidates forum

Tarpon Springs

Meet and greet candidates for commission

The League of Women Voters of North Pinellas County will conduct a candidate forum for the upcoming Tarpon Springs City Commission election. The program will be held Jan. 18 at Tarpon Springs City Hall Auditorium, 324 E Pine St. Those who attend will have an opportunity to meet the candidates from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and they can submit their questions for the candidates during that time. The forum will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The election for the two commission seats will be March 8. For more information, visit


Some holiday closings start soon

Friday is Christmas Eve and most government offices, banks and credit unions and some businesses will be closed. Others will close early Friday or be closed today. Bus schedules and trash pickup also may be altered. If in doubt, call ahead.

Palm Harbor

Games2U to hit library Wednesday

The Palm Harbor Library will host a gaming program for teens ages 11 to 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Games2U Entertainment, a mobile entertainment business based in New Port Richey, will bring in a truckload of video games and a 32-foot-long "game theater" equipped with six screens connected to several gaming systems including PS3, XBOX 360 and Nintendo Wii. Up to 24 people will have the opportunity to play at one time. Registration is required. Sign up online at or call (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006.

Council seeking board members

The North Pinellas Community Action Council is seeking new board members to help with fundraising to support senior activities at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. The council board of directors meets quarterly; the next meeting will be held March 7 at the Activity Center. For more information, e-mail Jim Kratz, NPCAC president, at

Safety Harbor

Resume help heads for library

Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N, will hold a career workshop at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13. The program will provide resume help, including techniques and tips to make your resume shine. For more information, call (727) 724-1525, ext. 112.


Learn about safe boating in course

Registration is under way for the United Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-1 Clearwater two-day "About Boating Safely" course. It will take place at 8 a.m. on Jan. 8-9 at the Clearwater Police Department, 645 Pierce St. Topics include boating emergencies, navigating, operating your vessel safely and the legal requirements of boating. All graduates receive a certification upon completion. To register, call Ann Bennett, staff officer for public education, at (727) 238-3815.

League of Women Voters holds Tarpon candidates forum

12/22/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 1:22pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. All of Puerto Rico without power in Maria's brutal wake


    SAN JUAN — Hurricane Maria's ferocious winds continued strafing Puerto Rico late Wednesday morning, shearing off roofs, cutting power to nearly the entire island and pushing rivers over their banks.

    Rescue vehicles from the Emergency Management Agency stand trapped under an awning during the impact of Hurricane Maria, after the storm  hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria has lost its major hurricane status, after raking Puerto Rico. But forecasters say some strengthening is in the forecast and Maria could again become a major hurricane by Thursday. [Carlos Giusti | Associated Press]
  2. Obamacare repeal bill offers flexibility and uncertainty


    The latest Republican proposal to undo the Affordable Care Act would grant states much greater flexibility and all but guarantee much greater uncertainty for tens of millions of people.

  3. Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign, report says


    Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, the Washington Post reports.

    Paul Manafort, then Donald Trump's campaign chairman, talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. [Associated Press]
  4. Tampa girl, 4, dies of gunshot reaching for candy


    TAMPA — One day last week, 4-year-old Yanelly Zoller reached into her grandmother's purse looking for candy, her father says.

    Nelly Zoller snuggles with her grandfather's dog, Venus. Her father says she went looking for candy in her grandmother's purse and found a gun instead. [Facebook]
  5. Mikhail Sergachev begins real Lightning audition vs. Carolina Hurricanes

    Lightning Strikes

    RALEIGH, N.C. — The spotlight will remain on Mikhail Sergachev throughout the Lightning preseason.

    Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) on the ice during hockey training camp in preparation for the 2017-2018 season in Brandon Friday morning (09/15/17). DIRK SHADD   |   Times