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Public workshop to tackle Dunedin's State Road 580 corridor study

DUNEDIN

City to tackle SR 580 study at workshop

The Dunedin City Commission will continue working on the State Road 580 corridor study during a public workshop set for 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at City Hall, 542 Main St. The study is one of several the city embarked on in 2005 to create special land use and zoning codes aimed at spurring development along major stretches of roadway. For details, go online to DunedinGov.com, then click "Agendas & Minutes."

CLEARWATER

Chalk artists to hit the beach for fest

Guess these folks never outgrew the urge to give plain concrete sidewalks some color. Artists will begin work Friday afternoon at the Chalk Art Festival along south Clearwater Beach's Beach Walk. They will continue drawing their creations throughout the weekend before judging on Sunday afternoon. A total of $3,000 in prize money will be awarded. The event is free.

SAFETY HARBOR

Tony-winning play takes the stage

The fall production of the Players of Safety Harbor is The Last Night at Ballyhoo, a Tony Award-winning comedic play by Alfred Uhry. The play, about American assimilation in 1939 Atlanta, swirls around the premiere of Gone With the Wind, two competitive sisters and the social event of the season. The dates and times of the performances are Oct. 26 and 27 and Nov. 2 at 8 p.m., as well as matinee performances Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. All performances will be at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N. Call (727) 724-1525 for more information. Donations of $8 at the door are appreciated.

PALM HARBOR

Story project seeks grandparents

The Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., has begun registration for this year's Stories Across the Miles project. Grandparents who would like to be videotaped reading stories and sending a greeting to their grandchildren, whether they live locally or long-distance, should sign up at the information desk inside the library. The taping will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 with three 20-minute sessions each hour. The setting will be a decorated story corner with a rocking chair for each participant. Free video disks of each session will be formatted by the videographer and available for pickup the following week. For further information, call Youth Services, (727) 784-3332, ext. 3018.

Corrections

The owner of Jukebox Coin Pusher machines leased by some local convenience stores is Apollon Global Technologies, a New York company. Andy Kline, owner of Tampa-based Game Gallery Amusements and Rentals, is a local agent for Apollon and leases them on the company's behalf. A Saturday story misstated Kline's connection.

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Hillsborough State Attorney Mark Ober was re-elected without opposition this year. His name was mistakenly included under a congressional seat in a list of winners in the Know Your Candidates section Sunday.

Public workshop to tackle Dunedin's State Road 580 corridor study 10/23/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 7:49pm]
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