Friday, December 15, 2017
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Those named Anthony can get free meatballs on St. Anthony's

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Hey, Anthony, get free meatballs on St. Anthony's

In honor of St. Anthony's Day, Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza is "Calling All Anthonys" to come claim some meatballs. Anyone who visits Anthony's on Wednesday with the first or last name of "Anthony" will receive a free order of Anthony's meatballs with ricotta cheese. The North Pinellas location is at 2532 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Growing up in New York, restaurant chain founder Anthony Bruno always celebrated St. Anthony's Feast Day with his father, Anthony Sr. "This is my way of honoring that family tradition as well as St. Anthony himself," Bruno said.

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Sand Key Bridge lanes are shifting

There will be a lane shift on the northbound lane of the Sand Key Bridge while construction crews perform bridge maintenance. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times. The lane shift begins Monday and continues through June 25 during daytime hours only. Construction on the southbound side of the bridge will take place in the near future.

Law enforcement officer of the year

Clearwater Police's Officer Kimberly Kilian has been named the American Legion Post No. 7's law enforcement officer of the year. She's a community liaison officer who worked with business owners to create a business watch program to provide information related to crime trends in their areas. After finding a large homeless camp under the Bayside Bridge last year, Kilian collaborated with several agencies to find more suitable housing for the transients.

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Toastmasters Club hosts open house

People 18 and older are invited to attend a free open house for the Palm Harbor Toastmasters at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center. The Toastmasters organization teaches participants to think on their feet, run meetings and communicate in a clear, concise fashion. The center is located at 1500 16th St. Call (727) 771-6000 for information.

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City summer water camps keep it cool

It's hot outside, but you can keep cool this summer with Safety Harbor's water camps. Safety Harbor Recreation has a variety of camps to choose from, including: multiple sessions of Pram Sailing Camp ranging from beginner to intermediate, several sessions of Kayak Camp ranging from beginner to intermediate, and two sessions of the newest water camp, Standup Paddle Boarding. For all the details including dates, times and prices, check out safetyharborcamps.com or call the Rigsby Recreation Center at (727) 724-1545.

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