Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Neighborhood notebook

St. Petersburg neighborhood notebook


Should Island and refuge leave Park system of Florida?

A public workshop will be held Thursday to discuss a proposal to remove Egmont Key from the state park system. The Pinellas County Community Workshop will be held at the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce; the public may attend, or e-mail comments to Gov. Charlie Crist at

When: 11:30 a.m. Thursday

Where: St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 Second Ave. N, Suite 150


Year's last meeting looks at codes, policing

The Meadowlawn Neighborhood Association will meet Thursday. The agenda includes a roundtable discussion with the neighborhood's community police officer and codes inspector Ron Guynn. The association will not meet in December but will resume meeting in January.

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday

Where: Hope Lutheran Church, 1801 62nd Ave. N


Civic group will hold Thanksgiving dinner

The Riviera Bay Civic Association will hold their annual Thanksgiving dinner Thursday. The dinner is free for current RBCA members; all are asked to bring a side dish to share. Residents may join the association at the dinner for $10. Guests will be charged $5. The RBCA's next general meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. James Church for board nominations.

When: Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner starts at 6:15 p.m. Thursday.

Where: St. James United Methodist Church, 845 87th Ave. N. Park on the north side in grass parking lot.


Cookout and yard sale spread out on Saturday

The Lakewood Terrace Neighborhood Association will hold their annual neighborhood cookout and yard sale Saturday. Residents are encouraged to attend.

When: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: 4024 Grove St. S


Agenda includes bike clubs and surveillance

The Lakewood Estates Civic Association and neighborhood watch meeting is scheduled for Tuesday. Items on the agenda include discussions of relations with bicycle clubs, improved surveillance proposals, and gated community.

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: St. Petersburg Country Club, 2000 Country Club Way S

Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

St. Petersburg neighborhood notebook 11/18/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 9:55am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning


    ANNVILLE, Pa. — Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers.

    Sgt. Heather Lynn Johnsen, of Roseville, Calif., guards the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Friday, March 22, 1996, in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. [Associated Press file]
  2. Photo gallery: Florida High School Track & Field State Championships, May 6, 2017


    View a gallery of images from Saturday's Florida High School Track & Field State Championships in Bradenton.

    Jefferson High sprinters Eyekeyle Gardner, 17, left, and Kourtney Lawton, 15, compete in the Girls 2A 4x400 Meter relay during the FHSAA Track & Field Finals held at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida on Saturday, May 6, 2017.
  3. Police: 8 dead in Mississippi shooting, including deputy


    BROOKHAVEN, Miss. — Authorities in Mississippi say a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff's deputy.

  4. Photos: 97X BBQ brings Grouplove, Coin, Milky Chance, more to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg


    Alternative rock fans got a jump start on Memorial Day partying on Saturday at the annual 97X BBQ, which brought Grouplove, Milky Chance, K. Flay, Coin and more to Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. Kasamba Kokayi was there snapping photos; click the headline of this post for a slideshow.

    Grouplove performed at the 97X BBQ at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg on May 27, 2017.
  5. Winner and loser of the week in Florida politics


    Winner of the week 1: 'Liquor wall’ proponents. Gov. Rick Scott’s veto of a bill to allow Walmart, Target and other big box stores to sell liquor was a victory for an array of groups, from smaller merchants and Publix (which has stand-alone booze shops near its stores) to those who feel the hard stuff …