PALM HARBOR — The Crafty Ladies of Sherwood Forest, a small group of residents of the RV resort at 175 Alt. 19 in Palm Harbor, have been making afghans, quilts and blankets for friends, family members and veterans’ groups for many years.
“Take that, take it forward, and just one day a year, on 9/11, pay it forward,” said 9/11 survivor Greg Amira of Trinity. “Help a fellow person. I don’t care if it’s a nonprofit for fish and wildlife or disabled children. Give. And if you can’t give your time and effort, give money, give a donation of goods and services, something, but just the one day a year use it to unite.”
PALM HARBOR — Shortly after the coronavirus pandemic began in early April, the FEAST food pantry in Palm Harbor was experiencing record numbers of individuals and families visiting its facility at 2255 Nebraska Ave.
Due to a reduced supply, increased demand, and lack of seasonal rainfall, reclaimed water in north Pinellas County will continue to be unavailable on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays until further notice while the system is shut down for storage level recovery.
CLEARWATER — Construction funding has been allocated for a roundabout at Alternate U.S. 19 and Florida Avenue in Palm Harbor as part of the Florida Department of Transportation’s work program.
The Palm Harbor Library has been recognized in our community for being the cornerstone of a thriving Palm Harbor, where patrons enrich their lives by utilizing the library’s many resources. From literacy tutoring, job assistance, Medicare planning, art exhibits, children’s programs, musical …
PALM HARBOR — Casey Cane, Palm Harbor fire commissioner and chairman of the board was automatically reelected to the Palm Harbor Special Fire Control and Rescue District, Seat 1, last month when no one opposed him.
PALM HARBOR — In the near future, the doors will open on a new, fine dining Italian ristorante called Dieci’s, where you would probably not feel surprised to see Tony Bennett eating pasta and drinking some fine wine while on vacation.
PALM HARBOR – The Palm Harbor Library officially reopened its doors to the community with new safety measures in place, including a secure check-in system and limited attendance.
PALM HARBOR — Downtown Palm Harbor is in a state of flux right now as several new businesses have opened the past few years, others are under development and stalwarts like Peggy O’Neill’s have closed.
CLEARWATER — Sitting as the Countywide Planning Authority, Pinellas County Commissioners voted, 6-1, April 21 to approve a plan map amendment for land on McMullen Booth Road in Palm Harbor that will allow a local dentist to build a new office.
The death toll at two Pinellas County nursing facilities beleaguered by outbreaks of the novel coronavirus continues to mount. According to reports from the District Six Medical Examiner’s office, 12 residents of Freedom Square of Seminole and four from St. Mark Village in Palm Harbor have now died.
A nursing facility in northern Pinellas County has reported 13 residents and eight staff members have tested positive for coronavirus. St. Mark Village in Palm Harbor is the latest facility to see a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases within the last week, according to an email exchange between the county administrator’s office and county commissioners Monday.
PALM HARBOR — Throughout the Tampa Bay area and across the country, hundreds of businesses and organizations have suffered, or been forced to close, while others have seen the need for their services grow during the coronavirus pandemic.
PALM HARBOR — Curlew Hills Memory Gardens has offered a livestreaming option for online viewing of its funerals, visitations and other services for nearly a decade.
PALM HARBOR — When Alan Gauzens asked his then-girlfriend, Joanne, if she wanted to donate blood in support of their Miami church in 1977, she agreed — on the condition her future husband hold her hand the whole time.
PALM HARBOR — The crowd began gathering at 1100 Riviere Road a full hour before the ribbon cutting ceremony was set to begin on Jan. 25. Dozens of well-dressed parishioners trudged across a dirt parking lot in high heels and loafers to witness an occasion more than five years in the making.
CLEARWATER — Despite objections from the neighbors, Pinellas County commissioners gave unanimous approval Jan. 28 to land use and zoning changes on 2 acres located on the east side of McMullen Booth Road in Palm Harbor.
CLEARWATER — Pinellas County commissioners said yes Jan. 14 to a $1 a year lease with Palm Harbor Community Services Agency for the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave.
PALM HARBOR — Boy Scout leader Kerry Roberts had something to brag about during the community’s holiday parade Dec. 14 as he and his troop members encouraged families to join their unit.
PALM HARBOR — By his own admission, Russ Elliott’s path to becoming a nationally recognized artist and sculptor has not followed what you might call a traditional route.
“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” This quote by writing instructor and spiritual director Elizabeth Andrew sums up what volunteering is all about. The busiest people are usually willing to give time to a project or organization that touches their hearts!
EAST LAKE — A Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market employee with a lifelong passion for animals recently won a $10,000 grant for the Suncoast Animal League.
PALM HARBOR — Young orphaned children in Africa who grow up in poor conditions have the chance to achieve dreams they didn’t think were possible because of a Palm Harbor-based nonprofit.
PALM HARBOR — When deaf people came to the Palm Harbor Library, it used to be a frustrating experience, remembers Rosa Rodriguez. For the deaf, because they could communicate only through sign language. And for the librarians, because they didn’t know signing. Rodriguez decided to change that.
PALM HARBOR — Florida Department of Transportation and Pinellas County will host a joint public workshop Monday, Nov. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Palm Harbor University High School, 1900 Omaha St, Palm Harbor, to talk about installing a roundabout on Alt. U.S. 19 and the new Downtown Palm Harbor M…
PALM HARBOR — The Mark Mazurek Gaming Center officially opened at the Palm Harbor Library during a well-attended ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 27.
PALM HARBOR — New York-born, Pinellas County-raised artist Stephen Palladino vividly remembers the first time he spray-painted the concrete walls of the McMullen Booth Road underpass near the Boot Ranch shopping plaza.
PALM HARBOR — In an era where many executive centers and strip malls are suffering from low occupancy rates and outdated styles, The Key West Center in Palm Harbor is bucking the trend.
PALM HARBOR — The Palm Harbor Library will formally unveil the Mark Mazurek Gaming Center on Friday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m. The gaming area is named after the library staff member who died in 2017.
EAST LAKE — The Council of North County Neighborhoods is set to host its annual Casino Night fundraiser 7-10 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Crescent Oaks Country Club, located at 3300 Crescent Oaks Blvd.
PALM HARBOR — The 2019 9/11 ceremony at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens in Palm Harbor has quietly become one of the largest in Pinellas County, following the 2012 creation of a special section centered on a piece of the World Trade Center and the inclusion of several unique elements over the years.
How many times have you wished you could go back in time and reminisce with an older loved one who is no longer living? Ask questions? Capture those treasured emotions and memories?
EAST LAKE — East Lake Fire Rescue was recently named Florida’s 2019 District of the Year by the Florida Association of Special Districts. This award is presented to a district that works in a team effort to achieve and surpass all priority goals while staying within budget guidelines, and me…
CLEARWATER — At Palm Harbor University High School, exceptional students are already preparing themselves for a career in business, marketing, and other fields.