Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Neighborhood Notebook

Mid County Neighborhood Notebook

PINELLAS PARK

Related News/Archive

Gloved ones to prettify land, water Saturday

Pinellas County Environmental Management and Keep Pinellas Beautiful are leading a water and land cleanup along Cross Bayou and Joe's Creek on Saturday. Volunteers with kayaks or canoes are encouraged to bring them. A few watercraft will be available. Lunch and raffle giveaways are planned, and the first 50 volunteers to register will receive T-shirts. Cleanup bags, gloves, a map and water will be distributed. Registration is required.

When: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Meet at Pinellas County property near 7400 62nd Ter. N.

Information, registration: Call Anamarie Rivera at 464-4425 or e-mail [email protected]

Hoof it to Helen Howarth for horse show Sunday

The Bay Area Horseman's Association will host a circuit show Sunday. Horses and riders will compete in classes including English, hunter, over fences, saddle seat, ponies, showmanship and Western pleasure. The public is welcome.

When: 9 a.m. Sunday

Where: Helen Howarth Horse Park, 6301 94th Ave. N.

Information: Call 637-3022, e-mail [email protected] or visit bahahorseshow.com.

Let them entertain you Sunday in the park

The Sunsation Show Chorus will host the Talent in the Park Music Fair on Sunday. The event has been organized to give local musicians and singers a chance to perform in public to show the community what they have to offer.

In addition to performing, entertainers will have tables to provide information, sell tickets to performances, and sign up new talent and volunteers. Music groups and soloists will perform throughout the afternoon.

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday

Where: Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave.

Information: Visit online at www.sunsationshowchorus.com or call Joan 541-4501.

You can help prevent child abuse, neglect

Volunteers interested in mentoring parents are sought by Help a Child. Parent aide volunteers help to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect by working with parents in need of support and coaching.

Info: Call Pat Measel, volunteer recruiter, at 544-3900, ext. 169.

Planning commission seeks new members

Pinellas Park is seeking qualified applicants to serve three-year terms on the planning and zoning commission, which meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. The commission serves in an advisory capacity and reviews requests for amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code. Commission members must be residents of Pinellas Park. Get an application online at www.pinellas-park.com, at Pinellas Park City Hall, 5141 78th Ave. N, or call the city clerk's office at 541-0706.

KENNETH CITY

Homeowners group gets lively new name

The Kenneth City Homeowners Association is changing its name to the Kenneth City Social Club. Organizers say they decided to make the name change because the association has received summonses from attorneys contending that the homeowners association has assets belonging to homeowners who are being foreclosed on.

Anyone with an interest in the Kenneth City Social Club is welcome to join and participate, but anyone not owning property or residing in Kenneth City cannot vote or hold office in the newly formed club. The dues will remain at $5 per household.

Information: Call Dick Laneau at 345-4323 or e-mail [email protected]

COUNTYWIDE

Zero-interest loans offered for home fixup

Pinellas County Community Development will offer interest-free home improvement loans to qualified low-income homeowners with payments deferred until sale, transfer or refinancing of the property.

Homeowners must occupy the property as their primary residence and be at or below 50 percent of the area median income.

The offer is for loans up to $45,000 closing byJan. 31.

Info: Call Community Development at 464-8210 or visit www.pinellascounty.org/community.

Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news f to [email protected] or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline is Friday.

Mid County Neighborhood Notebook 10/21/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 4:45pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Trump on his Puerto Rico response: 'I'd say it was a 10'

    Politics

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump gave himself a "10" on Thursday for his response to the widespread devastation Puerto Rico suffered after back-to-back hurricanes created a situation that the island's governor described as "catastrophic" as he met with Trump at the White House.

    Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello speaks with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday.
  2. Editorial: Rubio, Bilirakis owe Floridians answers on drug law

    Editorials

    Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Gus Bilirakis of Palm Harbor have some explaining to do. They were co-sponsors of legislation making it harder for the Drug Enforcement Administration to go after drug companies that distribute prescription pills to unscrupulous doctors and pharmacists, contributing to the deadly opioid crisis …

    Rep. Gus Bilirakis of Palm Harbor has some explaining to do. He was a co-sponsor of legislation making it harder for the Drug Enforcement Administration to go after drug companies that distribute prescription pills to unscrupulous doctors and pharmacists.
  3. Former Hillsborough school official files lawsuit alleging high-level corruption

    K12

    TAMPA — The fired human resources chief of the Hillsborough County School District is accusing district leaders and two School Board members of committing corrupt acts and then punishing her when she would not go along.

    Stephanie Woodford rose through the ranks of the Hillsborough County School District, then was fired as Chief of Human Resources on April 28. She's now suing the district, alleging numerous acts of corruption. [EDMUND D. FOUNTAIN | Times]
  4. District 6 Council candidate Justin Bean crisscrosses St. Petersburg

    Blogs

    ST. PETERSBURG – City Council District 6 candidate Justin Bean spent Thursday crisscrossing the city by bus, electric car and bike as part of a campaign to get his message out.
    His final stop was City Hall, where he spoke on the steps of the historic municipal building about what he referred to as the …

  5. Accident or murder? Jury soon to decide fate of Deandre Gilmore

    Crime

    TAMPA — Deandre Gilmore has never disputed that it was a mistake to leave his girlfriend's 19-month-old daughter unattended in a bathtub on May 7, 2014.

    Tampa police Officer James Parsons testifies as a photograph of 19-month-old Myla Presley is displayed Tuesday at Deandre Gilmore's murder trial. The photo was taken before the girl's death. .[CHRIS URSO   |   Times]