Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Hometown North Pinellas

m St. Cecelia students win at STEM Fair: More than 100 students participated in the Diocese of St. Petersburg STEM Fair held at Bishop McLaughlin High School. St. Cecelia School seventh-graders took the three top awards. Gabrielle Grant received a first-place medal in the category of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mikayla Lachowicz received first in Physics and Astronomy and Justin Ming second in Intelligent Machines, Robotics, and Systems Software.

Related News/Archive

, St. Cecelia students participate in Empty Bowls project: Second-graders at St. Cecelia participated in the Empty Bowls Project, designed to raise money to feed the hungry and increase awareness of hunger by advocating arts education. The students created turtle designs with the help of the school's art teacher, Andrea Wilkinson, and then painted the designs on their bowls. The bowls were sold for $25 and the proceeds were donated to We Feed the Poor, an organization that helps feed the hungry in Haiti.

Clearwater Cadet marches in inauguration: Cadet Miguel Cruz of Clearwater marched in the 58th Presidential Inauguration Parade for President Donald Trump. Cruz is a 2014 graduate of East Lake High School and is a member of the Air Force Academy's Cadet Squadron 35. He was one of 83 Air Force Academy cadets who marched the 1.7 mile route from the Capitol to the White House.

Clearwater employees, volunteers create Pop-Up Marina: Clearwater city employees and volunteers painted sidewalk extensions, crosswalks and installed benches along Fort Harrison Avenue as part of the Pop-Up North Marina Community Streets experiment. The Pop-Up North Marina project features temporary installations on top of several existing streets in the North Marina area that has a boundary of Nicholson Street to the north, Osceola Avenue to the west, the Pinellas Trail to the east and Georgia Street to the south. The installations feature traffic calming, protected areas for pedestrians and bicyclists, sidewalk extensions, on-street parking, enhanced landscaping, flower planters designed by residents, benches and painted pavement art. The two-month installation will test recommendations from the North Marina Area Master Plan to evaluate how it works and if permanent changes should be made.

Compiled by Divya Kumar, Times staff writer

We WANT your news! Send news of everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from family reunions, a local achievement, celebrations or simply good news you want to trumpet. Submit your news and photos by email at local@tampabay.com (put Hometown Pinellas in subject line), by fax at (727) 893-8675, or by mail to Tampa Bay Times, Hometown Pinellas, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

Hometown North Pinellas 01/27/17 [Last modified: Thursday, February 2, 2017 11:29am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Deputies find unidentified decomposing body in Dunedin canal

    Public Safety

    DUNEDIN — Pinellas County sheriff's deputies found an unidentified male body floating in a Dunedin canal Monday afternoon, the Sheriff's Office said.

  2. Rays acquire slick-fielding shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria from Marlins

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Chaim Bloom said the Rays weren't necessarily in the market for a shortstop. The team has a number of those. But when the Marlins recently began shopping Adeiny Hechavarria, well, that was too much to pass up.

    Adeiny Hechavarria has emerged as one of baseball’s top defensive shortstops in the past three seasons with the Marlins.
  3. Lightning journal: Forward Yanni Gourde agrees to two-year deal

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — Just three years ago, Yanni Gourde was fighting to stay in pro hockey.

    Tampa Bay Lightning center Yanni Gourde celebrates after scoring against the Florida Panthers during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) TPA108
  4. Fennelly: About time Dave Andreychuk makes Hockey Hall of Fame

    Lightning Strikes

    It's Andy's time.

    And it's about time.

    Former Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk has been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. He had been eligible since 2009, a ridiculously long wait for someone who scored 640 goals, including a record 274 on the power play.

    LEFT: Dave Andreychuk talks at the podium as he is honored with a statue in front of the now-Amalie Arena.
  5. British government says 75 out of 75 buildings failed fire safety tests

    World

    LONDON — Britain on Monday confronted a rapidly growing fire safety crisis after tests of the exterior cladding on dozens of public housing towers revealed a 100 percent failure rate, raising fears that this month's deadly inferno in London could be repeated elsewhere.

    Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali, presents his first Chrono-Hologram in Paris, France, in 1973. A Spanish judge on Monday June 26, 2017, has ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed following a paternity suit by a woman named by Europa Press agency as Pilar Abel, 61 from the nearby city of Girona. Dali, considered one of the fathers of surrealism in art, died in 1989 and is buried in his museum in the northeastern town of Figueres. [Associated Press]