For three decades, the Homeless Emergency Project has overcome all kinds of challenges. There are the difficulties of fundraising, and the tough task of trying to help people who are mentally ill or alcoholic or just plain broke.
DUNEDIN — For many, the holiday season means braving long lines, crowded stores and congested parking lots.
Oh what fun it is.
BELLEAIR BLUFFS — Just like he does whenever he goes fishing at the Belleair Beach Causeway, A.J. Marino, 63, stopped at Publix on Saturday morning and purchased $10 of frozen shrimp.
VETERANS HONORED: The Clearwater Elks Lodge 1525 in Dunedin celebrated veterans on Nov. 12 with a free dinner. Forty-two veterans enjoyed dinner while the colors were posted by four local NJROTC cadets from Dunedin High School. Two weeks earlier, the vets were asked to submit an old picture of themselves in …
DUNEDIN — A proposed ban thought to be aimed at protecting city residents from an infestation of large constrictor snakes, like Burmese pythons and anacondas that have devastated animal populations across the Everglades, has riled critics across the nation.
Driver had ONE EYE ON THE COPS, ONE EYE ON THE ROAD
You hear that tired old saw all the time about how you can't fight city hall, or the little guy doesn't stand a chance against powerful, entrenched interests. But that is complete balderdash, unless of course John Q. Citizen simply likes getting trampled upon.
Just in time for the holidays:
• The final phase of the Bryan Dairy Road/Starkey Road intersection improvement project is in motion — nighttime milling and resurfacing means lane closures, detours and significant delays from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Resurfacing is scheduled to be wrapped up Dec. 19 and the …
HOMEBOUND DELIVERY SERVICE: The Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., is now providing a new homebound delivery service for individuals with temporary or long-term physical illness or disability that makes it difficult to travel to the library. Up to eight items can be checked out each month and you can …
BELLEAIR — Town commissioners approved a developer's plan Tuesday to raze most of the historic Belleview Biltmore hotel, transform part of a preserved west wing into a boutique inn and surround it with new condos and townhomes.
BELLEAIR — Several votes today will determine once and for all whether preservationists get a bit more time to search for a savior before the iconic Belleview Biltmore hotel is reduced to rubble, then redeveloped.
The former president and CEO of Pinellas Federal Credit Union has acknowledged accepting a bribe from a company providing identity theft protection services in a plea agreement filed in federal court in Tampa.
m NEW PASTOR: Safety Harbor Community Church installed its new pastor, James Matichuk, Nov. 16. Matichuk and his wife, Sarah, are originally from Washington and have three young children and are expecting another at the beginning of the year. The Rev. Dr. Robert Owen, superintendent of the Southeast …
CLEARWATER — Steven Raynard Jones walked away from the apartment he shared with his wife as flames inside killed her two cats.
At first, holiday decorations adorned light poles along major roads around downtown.