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Susan Stanton: finalist for manager job in Oregon

Largo

Stanton finalist for Oregon job


Susan Stanton, the Largo city manager fired after revealing plans to become a woman, is a top contender for yet another municipal job. She is one of six finalists who interviewed last Friday for the manager of Clatsop County, Ore., which has a population of about 37,000. Candidates were offered a salary of $100,000 to $130,000. The county plans to announce its top pick later this week. Stanton, who has moved to Arizona, is also in the running for city manager in Lake Worth. Interviews there are scheduled for April 6.

CLEARWATER

Home invasion suspect surrenders

Police have made a second arrest in last week's home invasion that left one man shot in the leg. Jaron Anderson, 17, surrendered to police at the Pinellas County Jail on Sunday. It was the second arrest in the case. On Wednesday, police arrested Mariano McCauley, 19, accusing him of barging into a home at 1209 Grantwood Ave. that morning. Dominic Daniels, 26, was shot in the leg, and Marco Conley, 19, was hit repeatedly in the head.

Gymnastics studio plans open house

Bayside Gymnastics and Cheerleading, 4400 118th Ave. N, Clearwater, will be hosting a free open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday to introduce the new owners to the community with food, beverages and an assortment of children's activities. Call (727) 592-9232 or visit www.baysidegymnastics.com.

Tickets on sale for Daisy Luncheon

The GFWC Clearwater Community Woman's Club will host its 38th annual Daisy Luncheon and Fashion Show at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. General admission is $40. Proceeds fund yearly grant awards to local nonprofit groups. Call (727) 791-9439 or visit clearwatercwc.org.

Palm Harbor

'Birdie' flies in for shows at PHU

Bye Bye Birdie will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at Palm Harbor University High School, 1900 Omaha St. Tickets will be available at the door. Cost is $10 general admission and $7 for children 12 and younger.

Susan Stanton: finalist for manager job in Oregon 03/23/09 [Last modified: Monday, March 23, 2009 10:46pm]
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