Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Clearwater and North Pinellas News

Pinellas to offer cats-only rabies clinic

By Divya KumarTimes Staff WriterPinellas County Animal Services is offering a cats-only rabies clinic to encourage residents to get their feline pets current on rabies vaccines and licenses.The clinic will be held at the Animal Services offices and a...
Published: 10/11/18
Redington Shores cove to remain free of wake limitations

Redington Shores cove to remain free of wake limitations

REDINGTON SHORES — The circular body of water that sits off the Intracoastal Waterway here, known as “the cove,” will remain status quo in regard to boating speed.Several water ski enthusiasts filled Town Hall recently and got th...
Published: 10/11/18
Epilogue: Stephen Goldman, first director of the Florida Holocaust Museum, remembered as a passionate and creative educator

Epilogue: Stephen Goldman, first director of the Florida Holocaust Museum, remembered as a passionate and creative educator

ST. PETERSBURG — Friends and colleagues remember Stephen Goldman as dedicated to the Florida Holocaust Museum and its lessons of tolerance.He was the museum’s first director and helped it grow and move from cramped quarters in Madeira B...
Published: 10/10/18
John's Pass Seafood Festival faces questions over its future

John's Pass Seafood Festival faces questions over its future

The city of Madeira Beach and the festival's organizers have differing views on how much support the city should provide.
Published: 10/11/18

City goes back to drawing board for band shell in Imagine Clearwater

Clearwater officials, residents debate value of concerts versus green space.
Published: 10/11/18
Mother of baby killed by dog in foster care thought family would be reunited soon

Mother of baby killed by dog in foster care thought family would be reunited soon

CLEARWATER — Shavon Grossman thought she was on the verge of getting her daughter back.There was a hearing scheduled this week to discuss the future for the mother and 7-month-old Khloe Williams, who had been in foster care since May, according to th...
Published: 10/08/18
Largo police: Fugitive couple attempted same rental scam in Las Vegas

Largo police: Fugitive couple attempted same rental scam in Las Vegas

The fugitive couple who were arrested in a Las Vegas casino on Wednesday are accused of running a rental scam in Pinellas County.Now they’re accused of running the same scam in Las Vegas.Nicole and David Johnson rented the same Largo home to more tha...
Published: 10/05/18
Updated: 10/06/18

Pinellas news briefs

PALM HARBOR LIBRARY ANNOUNCES THE EXPANSION OF OPERATING HOURSThe Palm Harbor Library has expanded its operating hours, now open longer on Wednesdays and Fridays. The new hours are as follows: Monday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Tuesday: Noon to 8 p.m.Wednesday...
Published: 10/05/18
Clearwater police seek public’s help in solving the murder of elderly couple

Clearwater police seek public’s help in solving the murder of elderly couple

CLEARWATER — Police Chief Daniel Slaughter said at a news conference on Friday that police continue to investigate and seek information about the murder of an elderly couple in Clearwater.Mina and David Swan were discovered dead in their home at 10...
Published: 10/05/18
Zev Buffman retires as Ruth Eckerd Hall president and CEO

Zev Buffman retires as Ruth Eckerd Hall president and CEO

After seven years as the CEO and president of Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Zev Buffman has announced his retirement. The veteran theater impresario, who turns 88 next week, made the announcement on Thursday, but said he and his wife had reached t...
Published: 10/04/18
Updated: 10/05/18