Voters in three North Pinellas cities will go to the polls Tuesday to choose new leaders.
Weekend beach parking fee drops
The City Council voted unanimously last week to lower the $10 fee for parking at the Mobbly Beach parking lot on weekends and holidays to match the $5 weekday fee.
TARPON SPRINGS — Marco Velez had an aversion to cars.
LARGO — Very soon, whenever someone lights up a cigarette in a Largo picnic shelter, there will be a problem.
OLDSMAR — Last month, former Mayor Jim Ronecker said he didn't want to be considered to fill the vacant seat on the City Council created by the death of Janice Miller on Feb. 8.
CLEARWATER — As the Clearwater Marine Aquarium unveils a long-awaited study on the feasibility of a new downtown aquarium today, a plan for a parking garage for the anticipated rush of visitors is taking shape.
Clearwater-based ProVise Management Group LLC has announced that Paul Auslander, a certified financial planner and Global Financial Steward, has joined the firm as director of financial planning.
Impact Health, a physical therapy and sports fitness clinic at 180 Alt. U.S. 19 N, Suite B, Palm Harbor, recently purchased a K-Laser, a nonsurgical, drug-free option for pain relief.
Good for you
For her service to Suncoast Hospice's patients and families at the North Pinellas Care Center where she provides hospitality and assistance to visiting families, Robyn Leschinski of Palm Harbor has been named the 2013 Humana volunteer of the year.
Edgewater Drive work being sped up
DUNEDIN — The Dunedin Public Safety Committee hosted the first-ever quarterly meeting of the city, Neighborhood Watch leaders and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office last week to discuss public safety in Dunedin.
SAFETY HARBOR — Alligator Lake is a magnet for nesting birds — snowy egrets, wood storks and roseate spoonbills. Two islands in the lake were created to be bird habitats, and wading birds can be seen all around the lake.
CLEARWATER — Residents have told the city that they love their parks and want even more opportunity for stretching limbs and minds.
LARGO — Tanya Pistillo is a one-woman band who's beating the drum for a monthly community market in downtown Largo.
At Last. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.
Friday, the East Lake High Chorus was at the Barnes and Noble in Clearwater, singing these songs and others for their suppers.