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Woman gets hit by a car but still votes


She gets hit by a car, but she still votes

Not even being hit by a car was going to stop Robyn Nuzzolo from voting Tuesday. Nuzzolo, 51, rode her bike to vote at the Salvation Army on Belcher Road about 7:30 a.m., but seeing the line was a bit long, she headed to a rental car location on State Road 580. Her daughter, Colleen Beattie, 24, was due to arrive at Tampa International Airport at 10 a.m. from Boston and Nuzzolo needed a car to pick her up. Nuzzolo, who lives in the Villas of Lake Arbor, was crossing from sidewalk to sidewalk on World Parkway Boulevard when a car hit her and knocked her off her bike. "I went down and I was dazed," she said. She declined an ambulance because she didn't have the money to pay the bill and called a friend, who took her to Meese Countryside Hospital, where her broken left ankle was treated. The friend picked up the daughter, who later came to the hospital and took Nuzzolo to vote at 1:30 p.m. in a borrowed car. "I was determined to vote," Nuzzolo said.


FBI offers families Internet safety tips

Who better to teach you how to stay safe on the Internet than the FBI? Parents and children are invited to a presentation tonight at 6:30 at St. Nicholas Cathedral Community Center, 348 N Pinellas Ave. Families will learn tips for staying safe while surfing the Web. The event was organized by City Commissioner Chris Alahouzos, who serves on the FBI's Community Engagement Council.


Tip of the hat to veterans Tuesday

The city of Safety Harbor will hold a Veterans Day Celebration at 11 a.m., Tuesday at Veterans Park, next to Safety Harbor Marina, 400 Veterans Memorial Way. The celebration will include the posting of the colors, a 21-gun salute, a wreath toss and patriotic songs by the Espiritu Santo Elementary school chorus. American Legion Post No. 238 is holding a holiday card drive for soldiers and encourages visitors to bring cards for the active duty military serving overseas. A table will be set up for signing. For information call (727) 724-1572.


Here's some help shaking off stress

Between the economy and the approaching holidays, what could be more timely than a seminar on stress relief? Helen Ellis Hospital will present a seminar at 2 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Tarpon Springs library, 138 E Lemon St. Learn how stress relieving techniques can help keep your heart healthy. Included will be information on guided imagery, deep breathing techniques, therapeutic touch and massage, and other methods. For information or to reserve a seat call (727) 943-4922.

Pinellas deaths

Brady, Evelyn

Clark, Dicy Lee

Faupel, Henry B. "Pop"

Gay, Agnes P.

Glowacki, Annie M.

Houser, Maj. Richard A.

Kelley, Anna Louise

Klipper, Dorothy

Reneau, Gloria Jean

Roxby, Lois L. (Simpson)

Tilley, Roberta

Whitmill, Annie J.

Wilcock, Melvin H. "Mel"

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

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