Tuesday, January 23, 2018
News Roundup

Pinellas news briefs

Shuffleboard Club seeks new members

The Pass-a-Grille Shuffleboard Club looking for new members. It meets from January to March from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. No experience is necessary. Call (727) 360-1858 or (727) 367-6937 for information.

Penny for Pinellas voter information session

Join the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce at 9 a.m. on Feb. 16 at the Madeira Beach Recreation Center (200 Rex Place) to learn about Penny for Pinellas, which will be on the ballot in November. The discussion will include a list of future capital improvement projects projected to be completed if voters approve the renewal of the penny. Investments from the Penny for Pinellas include: new bridges, added lanes, fire and emergency facilities built or renovated, stormwater systems and flood control projects and protection of natural resources.

Clothes to Kids seeks donations

Clothes To Kids has a shortage of elementary school boys' and girls' shorts and pants in sizes 6 to 16 and shirts in sizes M, L, XL. It is also seeking school shoes for PreK to 12th grade. New or gently used pants, shorts, shirts and shoes can be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at Clothes To Kids' store locations: 1059 N. Hercules Ave. in Clearwater and 2168 34th St. S in St. Petersburg. For information or an appointment to shop, call in (727) 441-5050.

Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum seeks volunteers

The Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum is seeking volunteers. The museum welcomes involvement from residents in both the immediate community and greater Tampa Bay area. To volunteer, email [email protected]

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Andrei Vasilevskiy, Lightning shut out Blackhawks

Andrei Vasilevskiy, Lightning shut out Blackhawks

CHICAGO — Turns out, Andrei Vasilevskiy is all right.And, believe it or not, so is the Lightning’s penalty kill, which was the unlikely hero in Monday’s streak-snapping 2-0 win over the Blackhawks at the United Center.Vasilevskiy, 23, played like the...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Back to work: Government shutdown ending as Dems relent

Back to work: Government shutdown ending as Dems relent

New York TimesWASHINGTON — Congress brought an end to a three-day government shutdown on Monday as Senate Democrats buckled under pressure to adopt a short-term spending bill to fund government operations without first addressing the fate of young un...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Male bicyclist struck, killed by vehicle in Pinellas Park

PINELLAS PARK — A male bicyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle on U.S. 19 on Monday night, according to Pinellas Park police.The incident took place at about 8:30 p.m. along the 8000 block of U.S. 19 N, near the Walmart Supercenter.The driver wa...
Updated: 5 hours ago

High school scoreboard for Jan. 22

Monday’s scoreboardBoys soccerPalm Harbor U. 3, Clearwater 0Boca Ciega 3, Indian Rocks Christian 1Girls soccerClass 4A, District 10: Countryside 7, Clearwater 0; Dixie Hollins 2, East Lake 0Class 3A, District 10: Osceola 14, Gibbs 0...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Lottery resultsNumbers drawn after 9 p.m. are no longer available by our deadlines. For results, go to tampabay.com/lottery.Pick 2, 3, 4, 5Mon., Jan. 22, midday:49 851 5049e_SRit11446Mon., Jan. 22, evening:05 733 5365e_SRit06330Fantasy 5Mon., Jan. 22...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Glass art shines at St. Petersburg’s new Imagine Museum

Glass art shines at St. Petersburg’s new Imagine Museum

ST. PETERSBURGThe bay area’s thriving glass art scene adds another member to its ranks today when the Imagine Museum officially opens in downtown St. Petersburg.Dedicated to the movement of studio glass, the museum is the brainchild of benefactor Tri...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Facebook vows progress in halting election meddling

Facebook said Monday that it fell short in preventing the social media network from being used for foreign meddling in the U.S. presidential election.New blog posts written by Facebook executives appear to be the most critical self-assessment yet of ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Judge: Victims of sports doc are ‘sister survivor warriors’

Judge: Victims of sports doc are ‘sister survivor warriors’

Associated PressLANSING, Mich. — The judge overseeing the sentencing of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar said Monday that more than 120 girls and women who had given statements so far at the five-day hearing were "sister survivor warriors....
Updated: 7 hours ago
Sheriff Bob Gualtieri severs contract with CareerSource Pinellas

Sheriff Bob Gualtieri severs contract with CareerSource Pinellas

Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri severed his agency’s contract with CareerSource Pinellas on Monday after learning that the jobs center told the state it helped 624 sheriff’s employees get hired since 2014.The sheriff said he has no record of CareerSou...
Updated: 7 hours ago

TexasVoter-fraud panel targeted Hispanics, documents showPresident Donald Trump’s voter-fraud commission specifically asked for records identifying all Texas voters with Hispanic surnames, according to newly released documents. Records made public by...
Updated: 7 hours ago