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St. Petersburg notebook: Cleanup, Crime Watch on agenda


Plans to spruce up neighborhood, crime watch on agenda

The Bartlett Park Neighborhood Association meets the second Thursday of each month.

The agenda for this week's meeting includes discussion of the upcoming neighborhood cleanup.

Bartlett Park's Crime Watch is seeking members.

The group offers training for resident patrol volunteers who report crime and assist with monitoring code enforcement issues. The Crime Watch meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Bartlett Park Community Resource Center.

Residents are encouraged to stop by the center, 642 22nd Ave. S, for more information. Center hours are Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Bartlett Park and Harbordale Neighborhood Associations will join with Harambee, the African-American Student Union at SPC-Gibbs Campus, plus volunteers from the Boy Scouts, Keep Pinellas Beautiful and others at 8 a.m. June 21, to clean up Salt Creek in Bartlett Park.

Volunteers will meet at the community resource center.

When: 6 p.m. Thursday (doors open at 5:30 p.m.)

Where: Frank Pierce Recreation Center, 2000 Seventh St. S

Info: Call 826-9774 or go to


Opposing groups to talk about proposed stadium

The Azalea Neighborhood Association will meet Thursday. Items on the agenda include presentations from two groups regarding the proposed downtown waterfront baseball stadium. Preserve Our Wallets and Waterfront (POWW) and representatives from the Tampa Bay Rays will present opposing views.

When: 7 p.m., Thursday

Where: Azalea Baptist Church, 7900 22nd Ave. N


POWW will make

stadium presentation

Representatives of Preserve Our Wallets and Waterfront will make a presentation regarding the proposed waterfront baseball stadium at the next meeting of the Historic Old Northeast Neighborhood Association.

When: 6:45 p.m. Monday

Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church, corner of 11th Avenue NE and First Street.


In case of emergency, you'll have some facts

Preparing for a hurricane will be the topic of discussion at the next general meeting of the Broadwater Civic Association.

When: 7 p.m. June 19

Where: National Guard Armory, 3601 38th Ave. S

Info: Check out the neighborhood Web site: www.broadwaterfl.


Juneteenth festival needs vendors, helpers

Vendors and volunteers are sought to assist with the Juneteenth Family Festival on June 21 at Campbell Park. The event is co-sponsored by the city of St. Petersburg and Bright House Networks.

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 21

Where: Campbell Park, 601 14th St. S

Info: Call 743-6792


Don't toss phone books; recycle them instead

Wondering what to do with your old telephone books? Recycle them. Pinellas County Utilities has set up dropoff locations for old phone books. In addition, eight cities offer curbside recycling, including Belleair, Clearwater, Dunedin, Largo, Oldsmar, Redington Beach, Safety Harbor and Seminole. A complete listing may be viewed online at or call 464-7500

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 notebook: Cleanup, Crime Watch on agenda 06/10/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 11:08am]
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