PALM HARBOR — Irish eyes will be smiling at an upcoming tournament at the Innisbrook Golf Club.
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.
“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!
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PALM HARBOR — In an era where many executive centers and strip malls are suffering from low occupancy rates and outdated styles, The Key West Center in Palm Harbor is bucking the trend.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.
PALM HARBOR — Lisa Nicole Cane, a performing arts teacher from Palm Harbor, got a chance this summer to do something she’s never done.
PALM HARBOR — Barbara Guarascio took a big chance by moving to Pinellas County from Detroit to open her Detroit Coney Island eatery with the idea of bringing foods unique to Michigan and elsewhere in the Midwest to the Sunshine State.
EAST LAKE — The crowd that showed up at the East Lake Community Library on July 15 for the Council of North County Neighborhoods’ latest legislative update wasn’t the largest in the organization’s 11-year history.
EAST LAKE — Former LPGA star Jan Stephenson, who now owns a golf course in Palm Harbor, was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame during a ceremony in California that took place during the week of the 119th U.S. Open, at the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links.
PALM HARBOR — According to official statistics, more than 800 children have died after being left in a hot car in the last 20 years, including 52 nationwide in 2018, a record no one wants to see eclipsed.
CLEARWATER — Representatives from East Lake and Palm Harbor made their annual trip to Clearwater May 9 to present their budgets to Pinellas County Commissioners.
CLEARWATER — Pinellas County Commissioners voted, 6-1, April 23 to deny a request for a zoning atlas amendment that would have allowed construction of a 26-unit townhouse subdivision at 600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Ozona.
CLEARWATER — Pinellas County commissioners gave unanimous approval April 9 to funding requests recommended by the Palm Harbor Community Services Agency.
Tennis fans of all ages from around the country filed into the tennis center at Innisbrook recenly to see James Blake, Jim Courier, Mardy Fish and John McEnroe square off in a single-set, single-elimination match that saw the players crisscrossing center court for shots while hamming it up whenever possible, much to the delight of the fans.
LARGO — Elisa Nelson was 10 years old in 1980 when she was kidnapped while riding her bicycle to Palm Harbor Middle School and later murdered.
Less than a week after top PGA Tour players depart Innisbrook, the resort will play host to professionals from another sport. The inaugural Innisbrook Tennis Open starting Sunday will feature several top-100 players as well an Invesco Series senior match play event featuring tennis legends Jim Courier, James Blake, Mardy Fish and one of the greatest players of all time, John McEnroe.
PALM HARBOR — Giving up your Saturday afternoon to go clean up a dirty beach. Going to a soup kitchen to help feed the homeless. Volunteering and giving up your time to help make your community a better place.
Everyone seemed to be delighted with the recent English Tea on March 2. Both morning and afternoon sessions were sold out! Most participants wore fancy hats to enjoy the spirited conversation and lovely refreshments served at the annual tea, just one of the unique and exciting events offered…
PALM HARBOR — Constructed of bricks and an old bell salvaged from a building destroyed by fire, congregants first gathered in 1925 at the single-story church now known as the Rheba Sutton White Chapel, 1190 Georgia Ave., Palm Harbor.
PALM HARBOR — Being a young girl from India it is hard to receive a good education. Young girls are being thought to cook and clean all day and don’t have time to learn math or science.
The 2019 Valspar Championship is scheduled for March 18-24 at Innisbrook Golf Resort in Palm Harbor, and during the kickoff luncheon, there was one question on everyone’s mind. Will Tiger Woods return? According to tournament officials, the answer is maybe.
PALM HARBOR — A student at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts, spent her winter break on a mission trip to Ecuador. It was an eye-opening experience.
CLEARWATER — The final draft of a new Downtown Historic Palm Harbor Master Plan is finished, and County Planning staff is continuing to work with the community to address its needs.
OLDSMAR — Motorists traveling Forest Lakes Boulevard are navigating through construction slated to continue until the spring of 2021. Construction on the major improvement project began Feb. 4.
PALM HARBOR — Traffic concerns, Penny for Pinellas uses and sidewalk repairs are among the topics the Council of North County Neighborhoods hopes to address this year.
PALM HARBOR – One of the first projects that came across Nancy McKibben’s county office desk about 13 years ago was the expansion of Wall Springs Park.
EAST LAKE — If Jan Stephenson was at the peak of her fame today, the professional golfer, recognized as much for her exploits off the course as her prolific career on the links, would most likely be a social media star with millions of followers.
PALM HARBOR – In February 1904, the first Phi Beta Psi Sorority chapter was founded by May Eva Lied in Columbus, Ohio. The purpose of the organization, which was not college based, was “to promote fraternal relations among its members,” according to its website.
PALM HARBOR – Laying in a hospital bed scared and lonely wondering what will happen next. Staring at the wall waiting. Wishing you could be anywhere else.