STORY BY Keyonna Summers | PHOTOS BY JIM DAMASKE | Times staff
The city of Largo has a dignified-looking veterans memorial in one of its parks. So does Dunedin. The same goes for Oldsmar. But up until now, a veterans memorial in Clearwater's Crest Lake Park has existed only as a idea in an artist's rendering.
The Doc's mailbox has filled up lately with letters from readers expressing varying degrees of dismay regarding the explosion of construction along Bay Pines Boulevard near the Bay Pines/C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center. The most recent construction of a Dunkin' Donuts on the northeast corner of Bay Pines Boulevard and …
A few days ago, Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch proposed drafting a county ordinance that would ban people from building backyard gun ranges.
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GREEN FESTIVAL: Safety Harbor will be holding its Green Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at Marina Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane. This is an interactive event where people can learn how to live healthier and more sustainable lives. The event offers a wide selection of plants, eco-friendly home …
ST. PETERSBURG — Several years ago, a local pastor tried to put together an interfaith coalition to offer homeless families temporary shelter at congregational facilities and help them find jobs and permanent housing.
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PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES PRESENT CFY WITH CHECK: Just before the final 2015 spring training home game at Bright House Field on April 2, the Philadelphia Phillies donated $7,500 to Clearwater For Youth as a portion of their Spring Training fundraising auctions. CFY will use the donation to provide grants and …
CLEARWATER — Today marks the opening of the third annual Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival, a 10-day gala showcasing large and intricate sand sculptures. Offerings include: sand sculpting competitions, classes and speed demonstrations; fireworks displays; beach concerts; and films; and nightly sunset festivals.
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A troubled marriage is no laughing matter, unless of course, it's the rib-tickler A Flea in Her Ear.
SCOTTISH AMERICAN SOCIETY HONORS DUNEDIN RESIDENT: Longtime Scottish American Society of Dunedin member and board member Dee Stultz was honored during a ceremony at the organization's annual Mince & Tatties Dinner on March 24 at the Scottish American Society Hall.
Sugar sand fest could use a hand
Volunteers are needed for the third annual Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival, which includes sculptures made from 1,000 tons of Clearwater's "sugar'' sand.
CLEARWATER — Spring break crowds are still flocking to Clearwater Beach. Bands at beach bars are playing classic rock and reggae. And virtually no one there is happy with Clearwater's noise ordinance.
At first, Leonardo and Michelangelo were the inspiration for his art. No, not the Italian masters, the reptiles. One of Adam Riches' earliest childhood memories is studying the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic strip and then putting the characters into pictures of his own.