Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

North Pinellas Hometown

St. Cecelia students celebrate Blessing of the Animals: The students at St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School in Clearwater celebrated the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi by bringing their pets to school for a blessing. St. Francis is the patron saint of animals, and the yearly event is a favorite among students. Students who do not own pets brought in their favorite stuffed animals to be blessed.

Safety Harbor Kiwanis awards students of the month at three schools: The Safety Harbor Kiwanis presented three Student of the Month awards to three elementary schools in the first month of the new school year. Students from Eisenhower Elementary, Safety Harbor Elementary and McMullen Booth Elementary were presented with a trophy and plaque. The winners were Hannah Lulek and Jordan Mouzon from McMullen Booth, Oliver Soto from Eisenhower and Elise Wright and Malachi Johnson of Safety Harbor. Students are chosen by their teachers, and winners have shown exceptional educational achievements and hard work.

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 stories and photos by email at local@tampabay.com (put Hometown Pinellas in subject line), by fax at (727) 893-8675, or mail to Tampa Bay Times, Hometown Pinellas, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

North Pinellas Hometown 10/27/15 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 10:40pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Photo gallery: Calvary Christian rolls to state title

    Blogs

    View a gallery of images from Calvary Christian's defeat of Pensacola Catholic 11-1 in six innings Saturday night at Hammond Stadium in Ft. Myers for the Class 4A title.

    Calvary Christian players circle up on the field before the FHSAA class 4A baseball championship against Pensacola Catholic on Friday May 27, 2017 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla. Calvary scored 6 runs in the first inning, and had 7 hits.
  2. Two girls found safe after being reported missing in New Port Richey

    UPDATE: Both girls were found safe Saturday night, police said.

  3. IT failure blamed for British Airways cancellations (w/video)

    Airlines

    LONDON — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend.

    Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure Saturday at London''s Gatwick Airport. [Associated Press]
  4. Calvary Christian routs Pensacola Catholic to win state baseball title

    Baseballpreps

    FORT MYERS — Calvary Christian left no doubt as to which baseball team in Class 4A was the best in Florida this season. The Warriors defeated Pensacola Catholic 11-1 in six innings Saturday night at Hammond Stadium to claim the school's first state championship in any team sport. It also solidified a 30-0 season. …

    Matheu Nelson celebrates after scoring on a wild pitch during the first inning, when Calvary Christian took a 6-0 lead.
  5. Mayor: Men stabbed after anti-Muslin rant died as 'heroes' (w/video)

    Nation

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.

    A sign of thanks rests against a traffic light pole at a memorial outside the transit center on Saturday in Portland, Ore. [Associated Press]