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FRIDAY July 18, 2008


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As gas prices make
motorcycles more
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BY ASHLEY BRUNTON
PINELLAS NEWS .
Accidents last week in Gulfport and Pinellas Park killed
motorcyclists, but they're among an increasing number of
incidents as a larger number of motorcycles are on the
streets thanks to gas prices now in overdrive.
New legislation, which mandates new-rider training,
aims to help prevent some of those mishaps.
Sales are up
Sales of both motorcycles and scooters is over-
whelming, as motorists feel the economic pinch of
driving.
"Scooter sales have spiked tremendously," said
Justin Greene, the assistant sales manager of Bar-
ney's Motorcycle and Marine in St. Petersburg.
Barney's struggles to keep up with demand for
scooters and smaller motorcycles like Yamahas
and Hondas, he said.
The manufacturers did not expect the demand,
leaving Barney's waiting for more shipments.
Fletcher's Harley-Davidson in Clearwater is
maintaining, said Sales Manager Jim Taylor.
Interests in the smaller motorcycles like the
500cc Buell Blast, which gets 70 mpg, has increased,
he said.
Once sold, they can't be operated on streets until
they're licensed. The Florida Department of High-
way Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is register-
ing more motorcycles, Florida Highway Patrol Capt.
Mark Welch said.
Mishaps up, too; training a priority
Motorcycle accidents have steadily increased since 1997,
according to the DHSMV
The DHSMV announced a new campaign Monday dubbed
"Ride Proud, Ride Loud" encouraging motorcyclists to increase
their visibility.
The campaign encourages riders to wear brighter clothing,
paint bikes brighter colors and add more lights.
A new law aimed at curbing motorcycle accidents went into
effect July 1. It requires all first-time motorcycle license appli-
cants to take a basic rider course.


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FOR THE PINELLAS NEWS
ST. PETERSBURG: It's not often a gas
company tells its customers to fill 'er up, but
tonight, Hess is doing just that with the
Tampa Bay Rays.
Hess Express stations across the region
sponsor a program at tonight's Rays game


against Toronto in which every fan through
the turnstiles will be given a $5 Hess gas
card. Hess will also give away another
$5,000 in gasoline to fans during the game.
"We want to do everything we can to be
sure that this great team is welcomed by a
full house when they play their first home
game after the All-Star break, so we're


adding a little incentive," said Hess vice
president for sales Richard Lawlor. "A fam-
ily of four can carpool to the game, park for
free, and leave with $20 worth of Hess gaso-
line. That's a pretty good deal."
As with most Friday home games, the
Rays will offer $1 hot dogs throughout the
stadium, while supplies last.


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What the Feds say
Progress has been made in reducing fatalities among car
occupants, but motorcycle deaths have risen steadily
since 1997. In 2006, motorcycle rider fatalities continued
their nine-year increase, reaching 4,810 and exceeding
the number of pedestrian fatalities for the first time since
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA) began collecting fatal motor vehicle crash data in
1975.
This trend has been so pronounced that motorcycle
fatalities have for all practical purposes offset the gain in
lives saved resulting from higher seat belt use and
improved passenger vehicle safely.
Motorcycle rider fatalities now account for 11 percent of
total fatalities, and dramatically affect the nation's overall
highway fatality rate.
Source. U S. Department of Transporition


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LARGO


CLEANUP



PUSH



ENSUES

City wants limits on
neighborhood eyesores
BY ASHLEY BRUNTON
PINELLAS NEWS
Largo neighborhoods could soon be free of towering
sheds, dilapidated fences and cars parked on the grass of
front yards.
The city's community development department has
proposed amendments to the comprehensive develop-
ment code that could be voted on by the end of the year.
"They are based upon issues brought to us about com-
munity improvement by citizens and other members of the
community," Community Development Director Carol
Stricklin said.
The amendments are aimed at maintaining and im-
proving the quality of Largo neighborhoods, she said.
See LARGO I Page 4


PUBLIC SAFETY

Sheriff's Office

cuts 25 deputies

At least 225 cuts made this year
PINELLAS NEWS STAFF REPORT
Add another 25 deputies to the unemployment rolls -
the county's sheriff's office will lay them off, effective
next month.
Sheriff Jim Coats announced the cuts July 10. Of the 25,
22 cuts will come from law enforcement and three from
court security.
The affected deputies have been with the agency for the
shortest period of time, officials say.
At least 225 certified and civilian positions have been
eliminated in recent months, due to reorganization within
the department and the 10 percent budget cut mandated
by the county commission.
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office human-resources
representatives attended Coats' announcement to speak
with any deputies interested in working across the bay.


CLEARWATER
Uhurus plan protest
to oust state attorney
PINELLAS NEWS STAFF REPORT
Demanding that State Attorney Bernie McCabe be re-
moved from the investigation of a fatal police shooting,
members of a black political movement protested outside
the county's justice center in Clearwater Thursday.
Members of the International People's Democratic
Uhuru Movement were to be accompanied by the Justice
For Javon Dawson Committee and the families of Dawson
and of two other black youths recently shot and killed by
police.
See PROTEST 1 Page 4


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EVENT CALENDAR


Submit your events to
news@pinellas-news.com


Today
READ 'N PLAY From 2-4 p.m. for children ages 5-12 at the Tarpon
Springs Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St. Children will read with teen
volunteers and then play reading games. Children who complete at
least 120 minutes of reading will be invited, with their families, to a
special reading celebration Aug. 14.
MOTHER GOOSE TODDLER TIME At 10:15 and 11 a.m. for children
ages 1-3 at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St.
Registration is required. For information: 727-943-4922.
ST. PETE SHUFFLE At the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Courts, 559
Mirror Lake Drive N., from 7-11 p.m. A hip twist on an old game
with music, art and fun for all ages. Equipment provided. Admission
is free. www.stpeteshuffle.com or 727-822-2083.
DUNEDIN GREEN MARKET From 8-10 a.m. in Pioneer Park,
downtown Dunedin. Forinformation: 727-733-4215.
LINE DANCING At 10:30 a.m. in the Hale Activities Center, 330
Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Join instructor Dorothy Appollino and learn
how to line dance like the pros. Admission: $3 with city recreation
card, $4 without.
WRITERS GROUP Bring a manuscript at 10 a.m. to the Tarpon
Springs Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St., to read and have critiqued
and get information on getting published. For information: Lloyd
Wilson at 727-267-5612.

Saturday, July 12
FOUR SEASONS MARKET At Ferg's, 1320 Central Ave., from 9
a.m.-2 p.m. A unique mix of Vendors including fresh produce,
barbeque, music, jewelry, candles, metal sculptures, plants, hand-
painted gifts and more. Vendor space is available. For information:
727-415-4578.
HORTICULTURE WORKSHOP At Sunken Gardens, 1825 4th St. N.
11:30 a.m. For information: www.sunkengardens.org or 727-551-
3100.
SOUNDS OF SUMMER From 1-4 p.m. at The Pier, 800 2nd Ave.
N.E., St. Petersburg. For information: www.stpetepier.com or 727-
821-6443.
SATURDAY AFTERNOON FUN From 1-4 p.m. at The Pier, 800 2nd
Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg. For information: www.stpetepier.com or
727-821-6443.
CRAFT SATURDAYS From 10 a.m.-3 p.m., a youth activity at the
Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St.

Sunday, July 13
MUSIC FEST ON THE WATER From 1-4 p.m. at The Pier, 800 2nd
Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg. For information: www.stpetepier.com or
727-821-6443.
WEST COAST SWING CLUB OF TAMPA BAY Will dance at 7:30
p.m. at Gunslinger's Saloon, 3885 East Bay Drive, Suite 100 (at
Belcher Road), Largo. Music by Bobby Caudill. No cover.

Monday, July 14
GULFPORT CRIME AWARENESS MEETING Will be at 7 p.m. in the
city's Multipurpose Senior Center.
FAMILY MOVIE At 2 p.m. in the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138
E. Lemon St. Admission is free.
DUPLICATE BRIDGE At 6:30 p.m. in the Hale Activities Center, 330
Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Admission: $2 with city recreation card, $3
without.
FREE GENEALOGY ASSISTANCE With volunteer genealogist John
Kiwala from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library,
138 E. Lemon St.
CHAIR VOLLEYBALL A new program at the Hale Activities Center,
330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, that begins at 1:30 p.m. Admission: $1
with city recreation card, $2 without.

Tuesday, July 15
TREASURE ISLAND CITY COMMISSION Will meet at 6 p.m. in City
Hall, 120 108th Ave.
HORSEMEN FANTASY COMBAT At 6:30 p.m. in the Tarpon Springs
Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St. Medieval sword fighting show for
children ages 6 and older.
FREE GENEALOGY ASSISTANCE With volunteer genealogist Ken
Nichol from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138
E. Lemon St.
GRAND CENTRAL DISTRICT ASSN. MEETS The association's
bimonthly general meeting will be a city forum at 6:30 p.m. at the
Hospice, 3050 1st Ave. S., St. Petersburg. Learn about the city's role
in Grand Central and the many available services. Representatives
from various city departments will attend.
GULFPORT HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE Will meet at
5:30 p.m. in the city's historical museum.
GULFPORT CITY COUNCIL Will meet at 7 p.m. in its chambers in
City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S.
DUPLICATE BRIDGE At 1 p.m. in the Hale Activities Center, 330
Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Admission: $2 with city recreation card, $3
without.
WEST COAST SWING CLUB OF TAMPA BAY Will dance at 8:30
p.m. at Gunslinger's Saloon, 3885 East Bay Drive, Suite 100 (at
Belcher Road), Largo. Music by Bobby Caudill. No cover.

Wednesday, July 16
SAFETY HARBOR GARDEN CLUB Will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the
commission room at Safety Harbor City Hall, 750 Main St. The
speaker will be gardening expert Stan DeFreitas, "Mr. Green
Thumb," who has written many books on gardening in Florida. For
information: 813-891-0555.
OPEN MIKE NIGHT From 7-11 p.m. at Beak's Old Florida, 2451
Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
FREE GENEALOGY ASSISTANCE With volunteer genealogist Mary
Kay Heltmann from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Public
Library, 138 E. Lemon St.
CRITTER OF THE WEEK At The Pier Aquarium, 800 2nd Ave. N.E.,
St. Petersburg, from 1-3:30 p.m. For information:
www.pieraquarium.org or 727-895-7437.

See CALENDAR I Page 5



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Florida's 'Ride Proud, Dress Loud' campaign

addresses visibility when motorcycling


THE BASICS
* All motorcyclists are
required by law to take
and pass the basic rider
course for licensure and
endorsement.
* As estimated by the
Department of Highway
Safety and Motor Vehicles,
in 2006, Florida reported
more than 846,000
individuals were endorsed
to ride motorcycles in the
state. During the
conspicuity campaign, law
enforcement and
motorcyclists will gather in
an effort to promote the
safety and awareness of
these riders.
* To operate a motorcycle
in the state of Florida with
an engine of more than 50
cc, you are required to
have either a motorcycle-
only license or an
endorsement on your
driver license.
* To obtain a motorcycle-
only license you must be
at least 16 years old, and if
under 18, hold learner's
license for one year with
no traffic convictions; pass
a knowledge test for a
regular class-E operator's
driver license; and
complete and pass the
basic rider course.
E If you are interested in a
license that permits you to
drive both a motor vehicle
and motorcycle, you must
obtain an endorsement on
your driver license. This
requires that you hold at
least a regular class-E
operator's driver license
and show proof of
completion of the basic
rider course.
* If you have a
motorcycle-only license or
endorsement, you will be
required to comply with
this new law when you
update your annual
registration.
* Penalties for
licensure/endorsement
non-compliance include
tickets, fines, court
requirements to attend the
basic rider course and
impoundment.
On the Web
Ust of schools offering
the basic rider course:
http://motorcycles.hsmv.
state.fl.us/


THE STATE'S
CONSPICUITYY' CAMPAIGN
* The Department of Highway Safety and
Motor Vehicles and the Florida Rider
Training Program launched a statewide
conspicuity campaign to promote
motorcycle awareness and safety. This
campaign will run through September.
* The 2006 Florida Traffic Crash Statistics
Report shows that while only 5.22 percent
of the Florida driving population is
motorcyclists, 16.3 percent of all traffic
fatalities were motorcycle riders.
* Lacking the structural safety
advantages of an automobile or truck,
motorcyclists are more likely to suffer
severe injury or death when involved in a
traffic crash.



HOW TO BE SEEN
* Wear clothing that is not only
protective but visible during all hours
of the day.
* While inconspicuous black clothing
may be in fashion, it offers little
visibility on roadways. Other color
categories which are difficult to
detect include: gray, beige and
other neutrals.
* One of the easiest and most
effective ways to be seen is by
wearing brightly colored upper- (
torso clothing.
* Reflective decals or materials can
also be worn on clothing to
increase visibility.
* Purchase a brightly-colored
bike from the factory.
* A motorcycle with primarily
dark colors can be painted a
brighter color, or can have eye-
catching frontal bodywork added.
* Use unique lighting options, such
as high beams during the day.
* Strategically placed magnetic reflector
strips can be used for easy detection in
the dark.


* Research suggests that motorcyclists
who make themselves more visible, or
"conspicuous," are less likely to have their
right-of-way violated by other vehicles on
the roadways.
* Motorcyclists are encouraged to not
only become more conspicuous but to
focus on safe, legal riding through
obtaining a motorcycle endorsement.
* The motorcycle awareness campaign is
federally funded with $70,000 in grant
money provided to the Florida Department
of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles by
the Florida Department of Transportation.
This effort includes a combination of high-
visibility press conferences in addition to
movie theatre and magazine
advertisements.


BY THE NUMBERS


550
Motorcycle fatalities across Florida in
2007

8,956
1 Motorcycle injuries in 2007 across Florida

521
Number of motorcyclists killed in 2006,
S according to the state Traffic Crash
SStatistics Report


7,934
Motorcycle injuries in 2006 across Florida

PINELLAS NO. 8 COUNTY IN STATE FOR
HIGHEST NUMBER OF FATALITIES:
Florida counties with the highest number
of fatalities in 2006 include Miami-Dade,
Broward, Hillsborough, Volusia, Orange,
Palm Beach, Brevard, Pinellas, Duval and
Polk respectively.
SOURCE: Florida Department of Highway Safety
and Motor Vehicles


Novice bikers need to learn the ropes first


CYCLES I From Page 1

"More training in motorcycle operat-
ing skills is always a good thing," Welch
said.
Basic rider courses are 15 hours of
classroom and hands-on instruction
spread over 15 days, Suncoast Safety
Council instructor Mark Parco said.
The class is developmentally pre-
sented through five hours of classroom
teaching and 10 hours of instruction on a
closed-circuit course, he said.
"We can take someone who has never
been on a motorcycle in their life and turn
them into a great rider," he said.
Any rider can teach themselves how to


go from point A to point B. The class is
aimed at going far beyond that, he said.
The class emphasizes the importance
of strategizing while driving and looking
ahead, he said.
Motorcyclists need to know how to re-
act incase of an emergency. Reacting on a
motorcycle is different than in a car, he
said.
In a car, the driver hits the brake to stop
in an emergency On a bike, there is a front
and a rear brake. Novice motorcyclists of-
ten avoid using the front brake because
they are afraid of flying over the handlebars.
The class will teach riders to use the
brakes together and how to react properly,
he said.


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DHSMV statistics show from 1997 to
2002,1,565 licensed motorcyclists died in
Florida. Of those accidents, 60 percent
were not the motorcyclists' fault, and 80
percent of the accidents could have been
avoided if the motorcyclists reacted prop-
erly, he said.
"Those stats speak for themselves,"
he said. "Yes, helmets are important but
what's more important is does that guy on
the bike know how to operate it."
Parco trained some of the 700 basic
rider coaches and thinks the new law will
save lives.
"I'm very confident that with the new
law, motorcycle accidents will diminish,"
he said.


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Friday, July 18, 2008 | PINELLAS NEWS I Page 3


A tourist

attraction

in our own

backyard

Looking for a
free activity for the
entire family?
Something
that's not too far
away?
Rooted in his-
OULASE tory, with names
DOUGLAS E. and faces you'll
JESSMER recognize?
Commentary Ever been to
Heritage Village?
Pinellas County operates a col-
lection of 28 buildings and multiple
exhibits in Largo, off Ulmerton
Road. It opened in 1977, and while
it's funded by the county govern-
ment, support comes from the
Pinellas County Historical Society
and other organizations, including a
Model A Ford club.
The oldest existing structure in
Pinellas County is on the site the
McMullen-Coachman Log Cabin,
from the 1850s, before Pinellas
County was separated from Hills-
borough as well as a Queen
Anne-style "House of Seven
Gables," built in Clearwater by an
Illinois politician.
Looking for original St. Peters-
burg sidewalk pavers? You'll find
the honeycomb-shaped concrete
bricks in the floor of a garage and
barber shop. The green benches
that once defined St. Pete are
there, too.
Safety Harbor's original
Methodist church stands on the
site, and still hosts weddings to this
day, as is one of the original sponge
warehouses from Tarpon Springs.
And if you don't really feel like
walking outside to look at farm im-
plements, an old Fordson tractor, or
an original antique fire engine from
the Belleview Biltmore Hotel,
there's plenty of exhibits inside.
My favorite exhibit, in the visi-
tors center, is the print shop. On
,;the walls, there's reproduction
pages from historic Pinellas County
newspapers, including the late
Clearwater Evening Sun, the St. Pe-
tersburg Times and others.
One of the first newspapers on
the peninsula was the Clearwater
Times, which first published in
1873. Since then, records show at
least 35 daily and weekly newspa-
pers have operated in the county,
including this one.
You can make your own newspa-
per hat, or play around with mov-
able type, lead strips and ink.
Another member of my party
took note of the shop, and started
explaining some things about
newspaper composing I never
knew and I discovered she was a
fellow journalism school graduate,
though a couple of decades before
me. All of a sudden, I felt dumb, but
I admitted there were things I was-
n't taught, and that kids nowadays
aren't taught. Now, kids don't know
an em from an en, or how to copy-
fit, or what a character count is.
Not that I expect you to, as a
reader, but I had to say it anyway.
Adjacent to Heritage Village,
you'll find the Florida Botanical
Gardens, accessible over a bridge
from the village, unless you'd
rather park the car a second time.
There's an herb garden, a tropi-
cal fruits garden, lots of rare and
unusual plants, and maybe even an
alligator sighting. I had no idea
there were so many kinds of ba-
nanas blood bananas, thousand-
fingers bananas, to say the least -
and I don't even like bananas.
You'll walk through 30 acres of
cultivated gardens and 90 acres of
natural areas, and see a rose gar-
den, a butterfly garden, even a
Florida-friendly garden. Oh, and a
compost demonstration. Can't for-
get that one. There's separate pits


for each of four weeks' worth of
compost processing.
The gardens are open every day,
and like Heritage Village, admis-
sion is free.
You don't have to go far to find
things to do this summer, and you'll
even learn a thing or two.

Douglas E. Jessmer is editor of the
Pinellas News. E-mail him at
doug@pinellas-news.com.


CLEARWATER



City settles in fire



discrimination case


The issue: Promotion
chance unfairly
denied to woman

PINELLAS NEWS STAFF REPORT

After they considered settlement
to be less costly than a court battle,
Clearwater city council members
were expected to approve a discrim-
ination-case settlement Thursday.


Clearwater Fire Lt. Wendy Cason
filed her claim against Fire Chief
Jamie Geer in late 2005 after being
denied the opportunity to make up a
promotional test.
The U.S. Equal Employment Op-
portunity Commission substantiated
Cason's claim, declaring that the city
had a "liberal practice" for allowing
makeup promotion examinations, and
that Cason had an adequate excuse
for her absence from the initial test.


The Clearwater Firefighters
Assn., the union that represents the
city's firefighters, claimed that while
Cason was denied, a male candidate
"who was known to the administra-
tion" was given the opportunity to
test.
Cason will be awarded $74,999,
and under the settlement's terms,
the city accepts no wrongdoing.
The suit cost taxpayers $112,000,
according to the union.


Pnotos oy Jenna acnoenefel/rineiias News
Judge Rhett Bockman critiques an eight-month-old Siamese cat during the Cat Fanciers Assn.'s One-Day Cat Show in Largo.

LARGO


They all want the top cat


Cat show draws
owners, breeders
from across U.S.;
hobby is expensive
BY JENNA SCHOENEFELD
PINELLAS NEWS

Despite an economy that's gone to
the dogs, cat owners and breeders
turned out from across the nation for
a show in Largo Saturday.
Hosted by the North Central
Florida Cat Club and Buccaneer Cat
Fanciers, dozens of different breeds
of cats and their owners came to the
Cat Fanciers Assn. One-Day Cat
Show to compete in different cate-
gories and vie for best of breed. Some
owners have competed for a short
time, others for almost 40 years.
Common breeds, such as the
American shorthairs, competed along-
side lesser-known breeds, such as the
Egyptian Mau and Tiger Flower
Abyssinians. Cats are judged in their
categories by five judges at different
times, with the final judge naming the
best overall in each category.
One of the judges, John Collila,
has been involved with cat shows
since 1993. While judging, he jokes
with the audience as he explains what
he looks for when judging a certain


Yvonne Griffin picks up her ribbon for her cat, an American shorthair named True
Blue. Griffin has been involved with cat shows since 1970.


breed of cat.
As they look for small details,
judges critique every aspect of the
cat, such as body type, fur color and
even eye shape. Some cats show pa-
tience for this inspection, while oth-
ers hiss and can barely be contained
in their anxious, twisting bodies.
Though it's a hobby, cat owners
agree that competition is expensive.
Each cat show can cost around $500
for the participants, who pay for
transportation, cat care and hotel
costs. Even if their cats win their cat-
egory, there is usually no monetary
reward. At times, a breeder can make
a profit by selling kittens, but it won't


compensate for past costs in compe-
titions.
"It's a one-way street," Collila said
about the expenses.
Competitors that come from all
over the nation agree that it is an ex-
pensive hobby, especially with the in-
crease of costs in traveling.
"The economy is really going to
impact the cat fancy," said Yvonne
Griffin from Orlando, who has shown
cats since 1970.
Despite this, crowds came to the
show to learn about the different
breeds and how they compare, keep-
ing the community interested and the
"expensive hobby" alive.


Toilet replacement refunds still available


PINELLAS NEWS STAFF REPORT

Want to replace your high-volume
toilet with a low-flow model?
You can still get a refund of as
much as $100 from Pinellas County
Utilities, since additional funding for
the rebate program was approved.
High-volume toilets can use as
much as three gallons of water per
flush, while low-flow models use as
much as 1.6 gallons.
The ongoing program which
targets residential and commercial
customers of the county's utility as
well as those in Clearwater, Pinellas


Park, Safety Harbor, Tarpon Springs
and Oldsmar has been funded by
the county and by the Pinellas-An-
clote River Basin Board since 2002.
The Pinellas-Anclote board is part of
the Southwest Florida Water Man-
agement District.
Since the program started, nearly
82,000 toilets have been replaced,
saving an estimated 2.3 million gal-
lons of water each day, according to
the water management district.
The rebate program, which was
to end in October 2007, was ex-
tended because of an unexpected in-
crease in consumer demand, the dis-


trict said.
"The district and county decided
to continue the program through
Oct. 31 to take advantage of the
growing momentum in participa-
tion," district water conservation
analyst Melissa Musicaro said. "An
additional 8,000 rebates are avail-
able."
The total cost for this phase is
the program is almost $1.1 million.
As part of the agreement, the county
will get as much as $548,000 in fi-
nancial assistance from the Pinel-
las-Anclote board.
For information: 727-725-2604.


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SPCA pet of the week


SEND US YOUR NEWS: news@pinellas-news.com or FAX 727-894-2522


Sam, a black-and-white cat, is 3.
His last owner didn't have enough
time to spend with him, so his adopter
must have lots of time to devote. Sam
is very trusting and loves to have his
rather portly belly rubbed. Sam has "a
bib and socks." He is extremely af-
fectionate and is ready to share his
days with a good friend.
Sam is at the SPCA Tampa Bay,
9099 130th Ave. N., Largo. For infor-
mation: 727-586-3591 or www.sp-
catampabay.org.

Health screenings slated
for school-age children
Community Health Centers of
Pinellas announced three events to
offer low-cost and free physical to
school-age children.They are:
Aug. 4-15: Community Health
Centers at Tarpon Springs, 301 S. Dis-
ston Ave., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689.
For kindergarten through high school-
age students. $15 for school physi-
cals.
Aug. 16: Pinellas Park Chamber
of Commerce, in partnership with
Community Health Centers at Pinel-
las Park, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at 6347
66th St. N.; Pinellas Park. For chil-
dren ages 5-17. Free physical and a
free skating session from Astro Skate.
Free health checks for adults, too.
Aug. 9: Junior League of St. Pe-
tersburg and Community Health Cen-
ters of Pinellas, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at
Mercy Hospital Johnnie Ruth Clarke
'Health Center, 1344 22nd St. S., St.
SPetersburg. For kindergarten through
high school-age students. Free med-
ical and dental exams, free immuniza-
tion, free vision screenings and free
school supplies.

Clearwater-Dunedin Junior
League seeks membership
The Junior League of Clearwater-
Dunedin will hold two more member-
ship information sessions this sum-
mer July 24 in Clearwater and Aug.
5 in Belleair. All sessions will start at
6:30 p.m.
Women who are at least 22 years
old and who are interested in serving
the communities of northern Pinellas
and Pasco Counties through volun-
teering are encouraged to attend.
Topics covered will include the mis-
sion of the JLCD as well as benefits
and requirements of membership.
The Junior League of Clearwater-
Dunedin is an organization of women
committed to promoting volunteerism,
developing the potential of women and
improving its community through the
effective action and leadership of
trained volunteers. In Pinellas County,
the JLCD was instrumental in estab-
lishing projects such as the Commu-
nity Pride Daycare facility, UPARC, the
FUN bus and Heritage Village.
For information: 727-738-5523.

Achieva Credit Union raises
nearly $39K for local charities
Through Achieva Credit Union's
community relations efforts, its em-
ployees raised $15,000 to benefit All
Children's Hospital, and $23,882 to
benefit the American Cancer Society
(ACS) Relay for Life this year total-
ing $39,000 in charitable contribu-
tions. Achieva is a corporate co-spon-
sor of these two charities.
Achieva employees dedicate their
time and money annually, to benefit
these and other local charities, with
their "Children's Miracle Network"
and "ACS Relay for Life" Committees
holding a series of events to raise ad-
ditional funds.
Achieva volunteers staffed the
phone banks at the All Children's
Hospital Telethon, a campsite at the
ACS Relay Tarpon Springs, and par-
ticipate in the Credit Union Cruise
for Kids Motorcycle Ride.





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Uhurus: State

attorney has

conflict in case

PROTEST I From Page 1
The Uhurus called upon Gov.
Charlie Crist's office to assign a dif-
ferent state attorney to the investi-
gation, citing a conflict of interest.
"McCabe and the police are run-
ning a racket in which the police kill
Africans and McCabe justifies the
killing," the committee's political
action coordinator, Diop Olugbala
said.
Dawson, 17, was fatally shot by
St. Petersburg policeman Terrance
Nemeth after police responded to a
noise complaint at a graduation
party June 7 at the Shining Light
Masonic Lodge, 3101 Freemont
Terrace S.
Nemeth is on paid administra-
tive leave, which is standard proce-
dure while the department and in-
vestigators continue studying the
incident. After the shooting, police
said the shooting review board
would take several weeks to inves-
tigate and issue findings.
"(Nemeth) has provided testi-
mony for McCabe in over 90 cases
prior to the Dawson case," Olug-
bala, said. "The other officers that
McCabe is interviewing in the
rigged investigation of the Nemeth
shooting are also working with Mc-
Cabe in over 100 other current
cases."


"McCabe and the
police are running a
racket in which the
police kill Africans
and McCabe justifies
the killing."
DIOP OLUGBALA
Political action coordinator, Justice
for Javon Dawson Committee


No witnesses to the shooting
have stepped forward, authorities
said. The Uhuru movement has said
previously that it could produce wit-
nesses.
Police say many party-goers
filled the street around the lodge
during the June 7 party. Several of-
ficers walked along Freemont Ter-
race to disperse the crowd when
they heard several gunshots.
Nemeth saw Dawson standing in
the street, shooting a black .38-cal.
revolver with a snub-nosed barrel.
The weapon was found near Daw-
son's body at the scene, police said.
Initial reports indicated Dawson
pointed his gun at Nemeth, who
verbally challenged Dawson before
firing his police-issue .40-cal. Glock
handgun. Nemeth fired twice at
Dawson, who ran briefly, then col-
lapsed and died at the scene.
Dawson presented himself on-
line as a violent street thug, using
the handle "Hollyhood" on his My-
Space Web site. Pointing a gun at
the camera, he threatens to use it,
as rap music plays in the back-
ground.
"The series of law enforcement
killings in St. Petersburg represent
cases in point," Olugbala said.
"Eighteen-year-old TyRon Lewis
was shot while sitting in his car. 17-
year-old Marquell McCollough was
shot at 14 times and killed by sher-
iff's deputies who later admitted
they were looking for someone else
and who claimed that all the record-
ing cameras in their vehicles were
broken. 19-year-old Jarrell Walker
was shot in the back after a house
raid found him asleep on the couch.
And now 17-year-old Javon Dawson
gets shot two times in the back at a
high school graduation party and we
wait for McCabe to rubber stamp
the police report, despite the fact
that all the witnesses, except for
the police, have testified that Daw-
son was unarmed. McCabe's office
is incapable of conducting an objec-
tive investigation."


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PUBLIC SAFETY



Five arrested at



hotel disturbance


Three nabbed for
fight, two others on
Standing warrants

PINELLAS NEWS STAFF REPORT

Sheriff's deputies arrested five
people Saturday at a Dunedin motel
after receiving a disturbance call.
Deputies responded at about 7:10
a.m. to reports of three persons fight-
ing in the parking lot at the Dunedin
Cove Motel, 1220 Main St..
Monteze S. Lemon, 26, Christo-
pher J. Starling, 25, and Karla J.
Brown, 43, were arrested for aggra-
vated battery, according to police.
As they responded to this incident,
deputies received a complaint that
several motel residents were delin-
quent in their motel payments and the
management requested that they be
removed from the property.
When deputies approached the in-
dividuals they discovered two of them
had outstanding arrest warrants.
Deputies arrested 50-year-old
Mark A. Miller for six outstanding
warrants. Deputies also arrested 26-
year-old Erwin D. Smith for failure to
appear on possession of crack cocaine.
A sixth person was issued a notice
to appear for possession of marijuana.
According to deputies, the Fire
Marshall's Office also responded to
the scene after reports of numerous
safety violations on the premises.
Deputies say the Fire Marshall
deemed the property uninhabitable
and evacuated the premises.

Palm Harbor pharmacy robbed
An unidentified man robbed a Palm
Harbor pharmacy at gunpoint Tuesday
morning, firing a single shot.
The robbery occurred at about 10


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a.m. at the St. George Pharmacy,
31201 U.S. 19 N., deputies said.
The suspect entered the pharmacy
while brandishing a handgun. The sus-
pect ordered all employees and cus-
tomers to the floor and fired a shot
into the ceiling while demanding pre-
scription drugs, police said.
The pharmacist complied and the
suspect fled with an undisclosed
amount of drugs. No injuries were re-
ported.
The suspect is described as a white
male between 18-30 years old. The
suspect stands 5 feet 9 inches to 6
feet tall and weighs between 165-195
pounds. He was last seen wearing a
dark jacket and he was armed with a
handgun, police said.
Anyone with information concern-
ing this investigation is asked to con-
tact Det. Nicholas Bedy at 727-582-
6200, or to remain anonymous, call


Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.

Two nabbed after bar robbery
A tip led sheriff's detectives to ar-
rest two Largo teens in connection
with an armed robbery of a Largo
sports bar.I
The robbery occurred at about 1
a.m. July 8 in the parking lot of JJ's
Scoreboard located at 11301 Starkey
Road.
According to detectives the sus-
pects, Jordan C. Evans, 18, and a 17-
year-old were arrested at about 9p.m.
July 9.
Detectives also linked Evans to a
similar robbery of a pizza delivery
driver July 7 in the parking lot of the
Seminole Village Apartments, 7700
Starkey Road, Seminole.
Detectives say that both suspects
admitted their involvement in the rob-


BAY PINES


Experts: Bats have benefits


The good outweighs
any fears, according
to a conservationist

BY ASHLEY BRUNTON
PINELLAS NEWS

As bats' natural habitat is dwindling,
the furry, flying creatures have adapted
to value crevices in bridges, tile roofs -
even the catwalks at Tropicana Field
and tunnels on the Pinellas Trail.
As Spanish moss, dead palm fronds
and dead trees disappear, bats are
forced into more and more urban set-
tings, said Breanne Strepina, wildlife
assistance biologist with Florida Fish
and Wildlife Conservation Commis-
sion.
The Florida Bat Conservancy, based
in Bay Pines, helps educate the public
about the 13 species of bats in Florida,
rehabilitate injured and orphaned bats
and teach people how to safely remove
bats when necessary.
The benefits of bats far outweigh
any misconceived fears about them,
Director Cynthia Marks said.
Each bat eats 3,000 insects per
night, she said.
People often want to get rid of bats
Sthe roost nearby because they are


Jerry Gingerich/Florida Bat Conservancy
A horay bat hangs upside-down. Bats'
natural habitats are disappearing as
development spreads across Florida.


afraid they might have rabies or smell,
but those fears are largely false, Stre-
pina said.
There are no vampire bats in
Florida. All local bats eat insects in-
chluding mosquitoes and agricultural
and garden pests, she said.
Bats can contract rabies, however
it affects less than V2 percent of the
wild population, Marks said.
Bats do not become aggressive, but
are paralyzed when they contract ra-


bies. They often are found on the
ground, she said.
"That is not a reason to destroy an
entire colony because they might
have it," Strepina said.
Colonies of bats do not pose a
threat to a structure. They do not
chew, she said.
Brazilian free-tailed bats can exc-
reta an odor through scent glands, but
at large guano does not have a strong
odor.
"A lot of people think bats are ro-
dents," Marks said. "They're not."
They are also not blind and can live
more than 30 years.
"It is fascinating what bats can
learn as the fly through the night sky,"
she said.
Bats are the only flying mammal
and reproduce at a slow rate, produc-
ing only one pup a year.
A new law affecting bats went into
affect July 1. The new law prohibits
the exclusion of bats between April
16-Aug. 14. It is also illegal to kill a bat
without a permit, Strepina said.
Exclusion allows bats to exit a
structure, but blocks them from re-
turning.
A fungus is killing bats in the
northern U.S. including the endan-
gered Indiana bat. It is affecting the
same species of bats found locally.


Largo commissioners have reservations over plan


LARGO I From Page 1

One of the proposed amendments
would require residents to park vehi-
cles on driveways or another im-
proved surface, she said.
City commissioners expressed
some reservations in a work session
earlier this month.
The city is concerned the parking
amendment could lead to congested
street parking and effect emergency


vehicle traffic.
As with all the amendments, com-
missioners were also concerns about
money.
In order for residents to continue
parking vehicles in their yard, they
would need to purchase and install a
stabilized area.
A September work session is
scheduled to discuss the amend-
ments and to determine how to ad-
dress existing houses and new con-


struction.
The city will also discuss whether
to impose a time limit for the
changes.
Last year, the commission ap-
proved an amendment to the compre-
hensive development code affecting
free-standing signs, Assistant Com-
munity Development Director Bob
Klute.
The amendment allowed a 10-year
grace period.


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GLANCE

St. Petersburg swears in
14 new police officers
Fourteen new St. Petersburg po-
lice officers are on patrol, after
swearing-in ceremonies last week.
Two of the officers are former
New York City cops Anthony
Corio and Angel Pagan while Juan
Cortes was already a certified police
officer.
The rest of Academy Class 167,
which graduated May 29: Dimitri
Patrick Guerrier, Cody James
Lance, Steven Lance Laurenzi
Timothy Dale McClintick,
Wayne Jeffery Pete, Robert Ervin
Peters, Nayo Muslimah Sadiki, Sean
Dylan Thompson, Kevin Phillip
Vater, David Joseph Watson and
Zana Zivanovic.

Clearwater Beach library
plans grand reopening
A grand opening for the new
Clearwater Beach Library, located
in the Clearwater Beach Recreation
Center, will be Monday at 10 a.m.
The grand opening and the 47th
anniversary of the Clearwater
Beach Library will be celebrated
with a ribbon cutting and light re-
freshments.
The Clearwater Beach Recre-
ation Center and Library are at 69
Bay Esplanade. For information:
727-462-6890 or www.myclearwa-
ter.com/cpl.

Internet Safety program
for teens at St. Pete library
In celebration of the FBI's 100th
anniversary, Special Agent Luiz
Lima will talk to teens and their
parents about Internet safety and
answer questions about the FBI
next Friday at 1 p.m. at the St. Pe-
tersburg Main Library, 3745 9th
Ave. N.
Lima will explain how teens can
stay connected through social Web
sites safely. Admission is free, and
the program is open to the public.

American Stage hires new
development director
American Stage Theatre Co. has
named Angela Bond as the theatre's
new director of development.
"As we evolve
into our new home
and we look ahead
to the next 30
years, it makes
sense that the
fundraising side of
the theatre enjoy
the kind of new Bond
and experienced
arts leadership that Angela will of-
fer," said Todd Olson, American
Stage's producing artistic director.
"We are ecstatic for her to serve
American Stage in this capacity, and
look forward to her guidance during
this thrilling time of transitions."
Having moved to Florida in 1999,
Bond spent seven years in the de-
velopment department of the Arts
Center in downtown St. Petersburg
before moving on to head develop-
ment for the Bayfront Health Foun-
dation in 2006.
A graduate of Rollins College
with a degree in theater and busi-
ness in 1981, Bond spent her first
two years out of college in the ad-
ministration department at the
Pennsylvania Stage Co. From there
she moved to New York City to pur-
sue a performance career and be-
came an active member of Ameri-
can Globe Theatre, for whom she
also did development work.
Although she has kept her hand
in performing and directing from
time to time, she is thrilled to
"come home" to the theater com-
munity on a full time basis.

Diabetes screening slated


A free diabetes screening will be
July 21-22 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
and 2:30-5 p.m. at the Sweetbay
pharmacy, 2139 34th St. N., St. Pe-
tersburg.
No appointment is necessary.
CholestCheck Corp. is the screen-
ing service.
For information: 800-713-3301.


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CALENDAR


Continued from page 5


Wednesday, July 16
LINE DANCING At 10:30 a.m. in the Hale
Activities Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin.
Admission: $3 with city recreation card, $4
without.

Thursday, July 17
HANSEL AND GRETEL At 11 a.m. in the Tarpon
Springs Heritage Museum on Spring Bayou in
Craig Park. Presented by Play'N Around
Children's Theater for children ages 4 and older.
MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS At noon in the
Pinellas County Business Development Center,
13805 58th St. N., Suite 1-200, Clearwater.
Learn to determine when, where, and how
much to spend on your marketing efforts and
what really works for small businesses. For
information: 888-759-5627.
TREASURE ISLAND CITY COMMISSION Will
meet at 6 p.m. in City Hall, 120 108th Ave.
DUPLICATE BRIDGE At 1 p.m. in the Hale
Activities Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin.
Admission: $2 with city recreation card, $3
without.
WEST COAST SWING CLUB OF TAMPA BAY
Will dance at 8:30 p.m. at Gunslinger's Saloon,
3885 East Bay Drive, Suite 100 (at Belcher
Road), Largo. Music by Bobby Caudill. No
cover.

Friday, July 18
THIRD FRIDAY MUSIC SERIES Featuring shop-
ping, dining and entertainment from 6-10 p.m.,
the free street festival on Main Street in Safety
Harbor offers live music at the John Wilson
Park gazebo and at local venues across town.
Proceeds of the event benefit a different local
charity every month. For information: 727-724-
1572.
READ 'N PLAY From 2-4 p.m. for children ages
5-12 at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138
E. Lemon St. Children will read with teen
volunteers and then play reading games.
Children who complete at least 120 minutes of
reading will be invited, with their families, to a
special reading celebration Aug. 14.
MOTHER GOOSE TODDLER TIME At 10:15 and
11 a.m. for children ages 1-3 at the Tarpon
Springs Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St.
Registration is required. For information: 727-
943-4922.
ST. PETE SHUFFLE At the St. Petersburg
Shuffleboard Courts, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N.,
from 7-11 p.m. A hip twist on an old game with
music, art and fun for all ages. Equipment
provided. Admission is free.
www.stpeteshuffle.com or 727-822-2083.
WRITERS GROUP Bring a manuscript at 10
a.m. to the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E.
Lemon St., to read and have critiqued and get
information on getting published. For
information: Lloyd Wilson at 727-267-5612.
JAZZ: THE ART OF MUSIC From 6 to 9 p.m. in
the cafeteria at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255
Beach Drive N.E., St. Petersburg. For
information: www.finearts.org or 727-896-2667.
LATIN NIGHT BY GREG At BayWalk, 151 2nd
Ave. N., St. Petersburg, from 7-10 p.m. For
information: www.yourbaywalk.com
DUNEDIN GREEN MARKET From 8-10 a.m. in
Pioneer Park, downtown Dunedin.
Forinformation: 727-733-4215.
LINE DANCING At 10:30 a.m. in the Hale
Activities Center, 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin.
Join instructor Dorothy Appollino and learn how
to line dance like the pros. Admission: $3 with
city recreation card, $4 without.
MOTHER GOOSE TODDLER TIME At 10:15 and
11 a.m. for children ages 1-3 at the Tarpon
Springs Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St.
Registration is required. For information: 727-
943-4922.

Saturday, July 19
ST. PETERSBURG CRAFT BEER EXPO From 1-
9 p.m. at the Progress Energy Center for the
Arts in St. Petersburg. Beer and cheese garden,
demonstrations and vendors, Samuel Adams
evening dinner. For information:
www.floridabeerfestival.com,
www.mahaffeytheater.com or 727-892-5767.
KNIT CLUB At 2 p.m. in the Tarpon Springs
Public Library, 138 E. Lemon St. Beginners and
advanced knitters welcome.
COOL ART SHOW The Professional Assn. of
Visual Artists celebrates its 20th anniversary
with the Cool Art Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in
the Coliseum, 535 4th Ave. N., St. petersburg.
About 80 artisans will exhibit a collection of
visual and functional creations in paint, wood,
ceramics, photography, metal, glass, mixed
media and jewelry. Admission is free. For
information: 727-892-5202.
HORTICULTURE WORKSHOP At Sunken
Gardens, 1825 4th St. N. 11:30 a.m. For
information: www.sunkengardens.org or 727-
551-3100.
SOUNDS OF SUMMER From 1-4 p.m. at The
Pier, 800 2nd Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg. For
information: www.stpetepier.com or 727-821-
6443.
SATURDAY AFTERNOON FUN From 1-4 p.m. at
The Pier, 800 2nd Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg. For
information: www.stpetepier.com or 727-821-
6443.
FOUR SEASONS MARKET At Ferg's, 1320


Central Ave., from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. A unique mix of
Vendors including fresh produce, barbeque,
music, jewelry, candles, metal sculptures,
plants, hand-painted gifts and more. Vendor
space is available. For information: 727-415-
4578.
CRAFT SATURDAYS From 10 a.m.-3 p.m., a
youth activity at the Tarpon Springs Public
Library, 138 E. Lemon St.


Sunday, July 20
COOL ART SHOW The Professional Assn. of
Visual Artists celebrates its 20th anniversary with
the Cool Art Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the
Coliseum, 535 4th Ave. N., St. petersburg. About
80 artisans will exhibit a collection of visual and
functional creations in paint, wood, ceramics,
photography, metal, glass, mixed media and
jewelry. Admission is free. For information: 727-
892-5202.
FOUR SEASONS MARKET At Ferg's, 1320
Central Ave., from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. A unique mix of
Vendors including fresh produce, barbeque,
music, jewelry, candles, metal sculptures, plants,
hand-painted gifts and more. Vendor space is
available. For information: 727-415-4578.
CRAFT SATURDAYS From 10 a.m.-3 p.m., a
youth activity at the Tarpon Springs Public
Library, 138 E. Lemon St.

Monday, July 21
GULFPORT SENIOR CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD
Will meet at 10 a.m. in the Catherine Hickman
Theater lobby area.


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1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon pepper
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2 tablespoons chopped fresh
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LEGAL NOTICES


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT POR
PINELLAS COUNTY. FLORI-
DA PROBATE DIVISION
File No.: 08-2749
Division: ES 3

IN RE: ESTATE OF
GERTRUDE B. GEROLD,
A/K/A GERTRUDE BROBEIL
GEROLD
Deceased.

The administration of the
estate of Gertrude B. Gerold,
A/K/A Gertrude Brobeil Gerold,
deceased, whose date of death
was March 17, 2008, is pending
in the Circuit Court for Pinellas
County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which
iss315 Court Street, Clearwater,
FL 33756. The names and
addresses of the personal repre-
sentatives and the personal repre-
sentatives' attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this
notice is required to be served
must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERV-
ICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands against
decedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECE-
DENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this notice is July 18, 2008.
Personal Representatives:
Kevin B. Gerold
1212 Hart Road
Towson, Maryland 21286
Diane M. Gerold
6 Brooke Circle -
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Attorney for Personal
Representatives:
Cynthia J. McMillen
Law Offices of Joseph F. Pippen,
Jr. & Associates, PL
1920 East Bay Drive
Largo, FL 33771
Telephone: (727) 586-3306
Florida Bar No. 351581
SPN:01769503
13105 JUL 18,25,2008 071809


NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
NAME CHANGE OF MINOR
CHILD
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 6TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR PINELLAS
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.:08-6182-FD-25
Division: Family Law

Norma Demha-Penca
Petitioner
and
Juan Trejo
Respondent.

TO: Juan Trejo
Address unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that
an action has been filed against
you and that you are required to
serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on Norma
Demba-Penca whose address is
15501 George Blvd. Apt 1I
Clearwater, FL 33760 on or
before Aug. 8, 2008, and file the
original with the clerk of this
Court at 315 Court Street
Clearwater, FL 33756, before
service on Petitioner or immedi-
ately thereafter. If you fail to do
so, a default may be entered
against you for the relief demand-
ed in the petition.
Copies of all court docu-
ments in this case, including
orders, are available at the Clerk
of the Circuit Court's office. You
may review these documents
upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of
the Circuit Court's office notified
of your current address. (You may
file Notice of Current Address,
Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Law Form 12.915.)
Future papers in this lawsuit will
be mailed to the address on record
at the clerk's office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285,
Florida Family Law Rules of
Procedure, requires certain auto-
matic disclosure of documents
and information. Failure to com-
ply can result in sanctions,
including dismissal or striking of
pleadings.
Dated: July 8, 2008
KEN BURKE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
315 Court Street
Clearwater, Pinellas County, FL
33756 -5165
By: Rhonda Ditty
Deputy Clerk
NAfnllrnns 11.1 iR2AI-.LgIR1107iiB


NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF
MARRIAGE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE SIXTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
PINELLAS COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No.: 08-6953-FD-09

Gideon C. Arrington,
Petitioner
and
Beverly Arrington,
Respondent.

TO: Beverly Arrington
Address Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that
an action has been filed against
you and that you are required to
serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on Gideon
C. Arrington, whose address is
6606 5th Avenue N., #4, St.
Petersburg, FL 33710, on or
before August 1, 2008, and file
the original with the Clerk of this
Court 545 1st Ave. N., St.
Petersburg, FL 33701, before
service on the Petitioner or imme-
diately thereafter. If you fail to do
so, a default may be entered
against you for the relief demand-
ed in the Petition.
Copies of all court docu-
ments in this case, including
orders, are available at the Clerk
of the Circuit Court's office. You
may review these documents
upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of
the Circuit Court's office notified
of your current address. (You may
file Notice of Current Address,
Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Law Form 12.915.)
Future papers in this lawsuit will
be mailed to the address on record
at the clerk's-office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285,
Florida Family Law Rules of
Procedure, requires certain auto-
matic disclosure of documents
and information. Failure to com-
ply can result in sanctions,
including dismissal or striking of
pleadings.
Dated this 1st day of July
2008.
KEN BURKE
CLERK CIRCUIT COURT
315 Court Street
Clearwater, Pinellas County. FL
33756-5165
/a/ KIM PREUJE
As Deputy Clerk
nt uimi7 fli. aI is 5 arm mons



NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
PINELLAS COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO. 08-3727-ES4

IN RE: ESTATE OF
JACQUELINE HIGGINS, also
known as JACKIE M. HIGGINS,
Deceased.

The administration of the
estate of JACQUELINE HIG-
GINS, also known as JACKIE M.
HIGGINS, Deceased, whose date
of death was May 21, 2008 is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Pinellas County, Florida, Probate
Division, File No. 08-3727-ES 4
the address of which is: 315 Court
Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756.
The names and addresses of the
Personal Representative and the
Personal Representative's attor-
ney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons, who have
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent, or unliquidated
claims, and who have been served
a copy of this notice, must file
their claims with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF
THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY (30)
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands against the
decedent's estate, including
unmatured, contingent, or
unliquldated claims, must file
their claims with this, Court
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECE-
DENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
THE DATE OF FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE
IS: July 18,2008.
Personal Representative:
J W. KOLLER
7819 Buena Vista Drive North
Ellenton, Florida 34222
Attorney for Personal
Representative:
DAVID L. FOSTER, of
FOSTER AND FOSTER,
ATTORNEYS
555 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Telephone: (727) 822-2013
Florida Bar No. 025910
11445 JUL 18,25.2008 071812


NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF
MARRIAGE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 6TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR PINELLAS
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.: 08-6569-FD-9

Vickie J. Anderson,
Petitioner
and
Todd M. Anderson,
Respondent.

TO: Todd M. Anderson
Address unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that
an action has been filed against
you and that you are required to
serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on Vickie
Anderson whose address is PO
Box 41342, St. Petersburg, FL
33743 on or before July 25, 2008,
and file the original with the clerk
of this Court at 315 Court St. Rm
170 Clearwater, FL33756, before
service on Petitioner or immedi-
ately thereafter. If you fail to do
so, a default may be entered
against you for the relief demand-
ed in the petition.
Copies of all court docu-
ments in this case, including
orders, are available at the Clerk
of the Circuit Court's office. You
may review these documents
upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of
the Circuit Court's office notified
of your current address. (You may
file Notice of Current Address,
Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Law Form 12.915.)
Future papers in this lawsuit will
be mailed to the address on record
at the clerk's office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285,
Florida Family Law Rules of
Procedure, requires certain auto-
matic disclosure of documents
and information. Failure to com-
ply can result in sanctions,
including dismissal or striking of
pleadings.
Dated: June 23, 2008
KEN BURKE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
315 Court Street
Clearwater, FL 33756-5165
By: /S/ RHONDA DITTY
Deputy Clerk
runnmy wnnv5 i. t l is mu arI M7555


NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
MINOR'S NAME CHANGE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 6TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR PINELLAS
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.: 08-6558FD-14
Division: Family Law

Alicia Zurita-Salinas,
Petitioner
And
IN RE,
Respondent.

TO: Vicente Salinas-Silva
Address unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that
an action has been filed against
you and that you are required to
serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on Alicia
Zurita -Salinas whose address is
15000 Verona Ave, Apt C,
Clearwater, FL 33760 on or
before July 25, 2008, and file the
original with the clerk of this
Court at 315 Court St. Rm 170,
Clearwater, FL 33756, before
service on Petitioner or immedi-
ately thereafter. If you fail to do
so, a default may be entered
against you for the relief demand-
ed in the petition.
Copies of all court docu-
ments in this case, including
orders, are available at the Clerk
of the Circuit Court's office. You
may review these documents
upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of
the Circuit Court's office notified
of your current address. (You may
file Notice of Current Address,
Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Law Form 12.915) Future
papers in this lawsuit will be
mailed to the address on record at
the clerks office.
WARNING: Rule 12:285,
Florida Family Law Rules of
Procedure, requires certain auto-
matic disclosure of documents
.and information. Failure to com-
ply can result in sanctions,
including dismissal or striking of
plea4ings.
Dated: June 23, 2008
KEN BURKE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
315 Court Street
Clearwater, FL 33756-5165
By: /s/ RHONDA DITTY
NA77i5 liiN27I.411 IR Al frixamni


NOTICE OF ACTION
BEFORE THE BOARD OF
NURSING HOME
ADMINISTRATORS
CASE NO.: 2006-06394
LICENSE NO.: NH 4273

IN RE: The license to practice
nursing home administrators of
Angelica D. Scay, N.H.A.
4826 Camellia Way South
St. Petersburg, Florida
33705

The Department of Health
has filed an Administrative
Complaint against you, a copy of
which maybe obtained by con-
tacting, Staci Braswell, Assistant
General Counsel, Prosecution
Services Unit, 4052 Bald Cypress
Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee
Florida 32399-3265, (850) 245-
4640.
If no contact has been made
by you concerning the above by
August 15,2008, the matter of the
Administrative Complaint will be
presented at an ensuing meeting
of the Board of Nursing Heme
Administrators in informal pro-
ceeding.
In accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act,
persons needing a special accom-
modation to participate in this
proceeding should contact the
individual or agency sending this
notice not later than seven days
prior to the proceeding at the
address given on the notice, tele-
phone: (850) 245-4640, 1-800-
955-8771(TDD) or 1-800-955-
8770(V), Via Florida Relay
Service.


CITY OF PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA
QUASI-JUDICIAL
PUBLIC HEARING

The Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Pinellas Park
will hold a Quasi-Judicial Public Hearing in City Council Chambers,
City Hall, and 5141 78th Avenue North at 7:00 p.m. on THURSDAY,
August 7,2008. The Planning and Zoning Commission will entertain
all public comment regarding any item on their agenda at this meeting.
All case files are available for review at the Technical Services
Building, 6051 78th Avenue North, in the Zoning Division.


CASE NO:


REQUEST:


CU 2008-22/MS 200865 (QUASI JUDI-
CIAL)

Consideration of a request for a Conditional
Use for "Height-Buildings and structures
over 50 feet" and a Preliminary Site Plan
Approval for a "Hotel" in the "B-l" General
Commercial District that abuts a residential
zoning district.


LOCATION: 11000 U.S. Highway 19


NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF
MARRIAGE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR PINELLAS
COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.: 08007259FD
Division: 25

Ernest True Blanton-Gladden
Petitioner
and
Jacqueline Elizabeth Blanton-
Gladden
Respondent.

TO: Jacqueline Elizabeth
Blanton-Gladden
101 Colonial Circle Germantown
Ohio 45327
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that
an action has been filed against
you and that you are required to
serve a -copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on Ernest
True Blanton-Gladden whose
address is 574 Bay Esplanade Apt
#5 Clearwater Beach, Fl 33767
on or before Aug. 8, 2008, and
file the original with the clerk of
this Court at 315 Court St Rm 170
Clearwater, FL 33756, before
service on Petitioner or immedi-
ately thereafter. If you fail to do
so, a default may be entered
against you for the relief demand-
ed in the-petition,.
Copies of all court docu-
ments in this case, including
orders, are available at-the Clerk
of the Circuit Court's office. You
may review these documents
upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of
the, Circuit Court's office notified
of your current address. (You may
file Notice of Current Address,
Florida. Supreme Court
Approved Family Law Form
12.915.) Future papers in this
lawsuit will be mailed to the
address on record at the clerk's
office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285,
Florida Family Law Rules of
Procedure, requires certain auto-
matic disclosure of documents
and information. Failure to com-
ply can result in sanctions includ-
ing dismissal, or striking of
pleadings.
Dated: July 8,2008.
KEN BURKE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT'
COURT
315 Court Street
Clearwater, FL Pinellas County,
FL 33756 -5165
By: /S/ RHONDA DITTY
Deputy Clerk
nurmurim7 tm Amur' namsarii


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE SIXTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
PINELLAS COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File no. 08-2372-ES-3

IN RE: Estate of
Walter J. Samanski,
Deceased

The probate administration.,
of Walter J. Samanski Estate,
deceased December 15, 2007, a
resident of 2960 59th Street S.,
Jamison #615, Gulfport, Florida
.33707, whose' social security
number was and
whose date of birth was January
29, 1916, is currently being
administered and the Attorney for
the Estate provides notice to all
interested persons: ALL INTER-
ESTED PERSONS ARE
REQUIRED TO SERVE ALL
CLAIMS AGAINST THE
ESTATE WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE. CLAIMS
MUST BE WRITTEN STATING
.BASIS AND DOCUMENTA-
TION AND MAILED TO THE
ATTORNEY FOR THE ESTATE
BY ANY FORM OF MAIL
REQUIRING A SIGNED
RECEIPT. ALL CLAIMS NOT
SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED. No claim or demand
against the Walter J. Samanski
that arose before his death which
a person seeks to recover, includ-
ing claims of the state and any of
its subdivisions, whether due or
not, direct or contingent, or liqui-
dated or unliquidated; no claim
for funeral and burial expenses;
no claim for damages, including
but not limited to, an action
founded on fraud or another
wrongful act or omission of
Walter J. Samanski, is binding on
Walter J. Samanski as previously
proscribed. The name and address
of the Attorney for the Estate is
set forth below. ALL CLAIMS,
DEMANDS, AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO SERVED WILL
BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this Notice is on June 27,2008.
Stanley Wiens
Executing this as Petitioner, who
was designated as personal
representative in Last Will and
Testament, and Beneficiary
under the Last Will and
Testament as Trustee of the
Walter J. Samanski Trust
Agreement
Dravin Dixon
Attorney for the Estate of Walter
J. Samanski
5615 County Road 352,
Keystone Heights, Florida 32656
Florida Bar #:0952620
irn tIlyi itSMO M tnrit


CASE NO:


CU 2008-24/BOA 2008-41 (QUASI JUDI-
CIAL)


REQUEST: Consideration of a request for an expansion to
a Conditional Use for an "Automobile
Dealer-New Cars and Used Cars" and
"Automotive Repair Facility (Major)" in the
"B-l" General Commercial Zoning District
with variances to increase the maximum wall
height within the front yard setback and along
the property lines.


LOCATION:

CASE NO:


REQUEST:








LOCATION:

CASE NO:

REQUEST:




LOCATION:


8501 U.S. Highway 19

PUD 2007-2(R)2/BOA 2008-33/MS 2008-
41 (QUASI JUDICIAL)

Consideration of the adoption of a revised
Master Plan for an existing "IPUD"Industrial
Planned Unit Development ("M-l" Light
Industrial underlying zoning) for a major
amendment to allow a proposed outdoor stor-
age area, a variance to required parking and
changes to setbacks for mechanical equip-
ment.

3765 62nd Avenue

V 2008-6 (QUASI JUDICIAL)

Request to vacate an approximately 20-feet-
wide by 52-feet-long portion of an approxi-
mately 20-feet-wide by 609-feet-long
north/south right-of-way (an alley).

Between 40th Way North and 40th Street
North and south of 84th Avenue North

NOTICE


You are invited to register your opinions either at the public hear-
ing or by a letter stating the reasons for your opinions. Letters should
be addressed to the Zoning Division, Post Office Box 1100, Pinellas
Park, Florida, 33781. For more information, please contact the Zoning
Division.
Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the City
Council, City Board or City Commission, with respect to any matter
considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings and for
such purpose, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the pro-
ceedings is'made, which record includes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be based.
The applicant, proponents, and public should not communicate
either verbally or in writing with the members of the Planning and
Zoning Commission regarding the matter under consideration except at
the quasi-judicial hearing, in that this could invalidate any action taken
at the quasi-judicial hearing. Please note that at the quasi-judicial hear-
ing anyone who has standing may address the issues at the hearing. All
parties will have an opportunity to question other speakers and be ques-
tioned by any one who is affected by the case. Should anyone wish to
question City, who reviewed the proposed request for compliance with
City Code for building, engineering, drainage, police or fire issues,
please call the Zoning Division, at least five days prior to the hearing,
so that arrangements can be made to have said staff attend the meeting.
Any written communication should be received 8 days prior to the
public hearing date in order to be made a part of the record and letters
should be addressed to the Zoning Division, Post Office Box 1100,
Pinellas Park, Florida, 33780. All oral communication concerning this
case is prohibited by Florida State law unless made at the public hear-
ing. For more information, please contact the Zoning Division.
The City maintains a tape recording of all public hearings. In the
event that you wish to appeal a decision, the tape may or may not ade-
quately ensure a verbatim record.
FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED An interpreter for individuals
with hearing impairment will be made available upon requests made at
least 72 hours in advance. Also, an Assistive Hearing Device (magni-
fier) is available from the City Clerk for use in Council Chambers and
all meeting rooms throughout the City. This document is available in
the following accessible formats: Braille, Large Print, Audio Tape, and
Electronic File on Computer Disks.
10005-2 JUL 18.2008 071808


New area grocer seeks employees for store openings



FOR THE PINELLAS NEWS las Park, 9021 US 19. There will also be a job -
fair July 24 in Clearwater, from 8 a.m-6 p.m. at O the Web. ..
HAINES CITY: Known for offering wages 2312 Gulf To Bay Blvd. ALDI Florida Jobsu Ww.aldllorldajobs.cbOm.
and benefits significantly higher than the indus- ALDI says it provides its staff with generous ALDI: www.dLus .
try standard, ALDI will begin hiring manager salaries and full medical and dental insurance ". '. ... '.- .
trainees and cashiers Saturday for its stores in and 401k for anyone who works more than 20 About' ALI .
Largo, Pinellas Park, Clearwater and St. Pe- hours a week. ALDI plans to start their man- ALDIa German company, entered the U.S.
tersburg. ager trainees at $20 per hour, and cashiers at $10 market in 1976. More than 950 U.S. stores
The stores will open this fall.- per hour. are located In 28 states, pdmarily from
Applications can be picked up at the upcom- The select-assortment discount grocer is Kansato tie-East CoastLALDI Is a select-
ing ALDI Pinellas Park career fairs on Saturday bringing about 400 jobs to central Florida, with ass6rtintdiscount grocer featuring Its
and again on July 30, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at Pinel- 25 stores scheduled to open this fall. own ALDI siect brand-s.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
PINELLAS COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 08-0665ES-003

IN RE: ESTATE OF
TERRI L. VARGO,
Deceased.

The administration of the
estate of TERRI L. VARGO,
deceased, whose date of death
was December 25, 2007, is pend-
ing in the Circuit Court for
PINELLAS County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of
which is 315 Court Street,
Clearwater, Florida 33756. The
names and addresses of the per-
sonal representative and the per-
sonal representative's attorney are
set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this
notice is required to be served
must file their claims with this
cqurt WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERV-
ICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands against
decedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH IN SECTION
733.702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECE-
DENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this notice is July 18, 2008.
Personal Representative:
BRITTANY VARGO
1254 18th Ave SW
Largo, FL 33778
Attorneys for Personal
Representative:
Benjamin Hillard, Esq.
Florida Bar #764361
HILLARD & ROGERS, P.A.
P.O. Box 6047
Clearwater, FL 33773
Telephone: (727) 536-8882
Fax: (727) 536-7739
14330 JUL 18,25.2008 071804







NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
PINELLAS COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 08-3815
Division ES 3

IN RE: ESTATE OF
ELIZABETH A. GEINZER
Deceased. /

The administration of the
estate of Elizabeth A, Geinzer,
deceased, whose date of death
was May 14, 2008, is pending in
the Circuit Court for Pinellas
County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is
315 Court Street, Clearwater, FL
33756. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and
the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this
notice is required to be served
must file their, claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERV-
ICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands against
decedent's estate must file their
claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WTIT-UN THE TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH TN SECTION
733,702 OF THE FLORIDA
PROBATE CODE WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECE-
DENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publication
of this notice is July 18, 2008.
Personal Representative:
Patricia S. Prestera
553 Sandy Hook Road
Treasure Island, Florida 33706
Attorney for Personal
Representative:
Cynthia J. McMillen
Law Offices of Joseph F. Pippen,
Jr. & Associates, PL
1920 East Bay Drive
Largo, FL 33771
Telephone: (727) 586-3306
Florida Bar No. 351581
SPN: 01769503
13105 JUL 18,25,2008 071810


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
PINELLAS COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
REF # 08-4562-ES4

IN RE: ESTATE OF
HILDEGARDE E. MATISON,
Deceased.

The administration of the
estate of HILDEGARDE E.
MATISON, Deceased. File
Number 08-4562-ES4, whose
date of death was July 2, 2008, is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Pinellas County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is:
Pinellas County Courthouse
315 Court Street
Clearwater, Florida 33756

The names and addresses of
the Personal Representative and
the Personal Representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims
or demands against decedent's
estate, including unmatured, con-
tingent, or unliquidated claims,
on whom a copy of this notice is
served must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER
OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERV-
ICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands against the
decedent's estate, including
unmatured, contingent, or unliq-
uidated claims, must
file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
The date of the first publica-
tion of this Notice is: July 18,
2008.
Personal Representative
JOAN KLUKKERT
2673 64th Place North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33702
Attorney for Personal
Representative:
DAVID W. FOSTER
555 Fourth Street North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701
Tel: (727) 822-2013
Florida Bar No. 764922
SPN: 896475
11445 JUL 18.25.2008 071803





NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
PINELLAS COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NUMBER 08-3592-ES4

IN RE: ESTATE OF:
MATHILDA RAPP
."Deceased.

The Administration of the
estate of MATHILDA RAPP,
deceased, whose date of death
was May 26, 2008, is pending in
the Circuit Court for Pinellas
County, Florida, Probate
,Division, File Number 08-3592-
ES4, the address of which is 315
Court Street, Clearwater, Florida
33756. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and
the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent
and other persons who have
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unma-
tured, contingent or unliquidated
claims, and who have been served
a copy of this notice, must file
their claims with this court
WITHIN THE LATER OF
THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY (30)
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons who
have claims or demands against
the decedent's estate, including
unmatured, contingent or unliqui-
dated claims, must file their
claims with this court WITHIN
THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO
FILED WITH BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIMS
FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECE-
DENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS
BARRED.
THE DATE OF FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE IS
July 18,2008.
Personal Representative
DAWN BURGESS
961 East Tropical Way
Plantation, Florida 33717
Attorney for Personal
Representative
ALAN M. GROSS, P.A.
4731 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713
Telephone (727)327-0100
Fax (727) 327-1797
Florida Bar No. 510602
SPN 815601
13342 JUL 18.25,2008 071807


City of St Petersburg
Notice to Bidders
Purchasing & Materials Management

Sealed bids will be received by the Purchasing and Materials
Management Director, City of St. Petersburg, Municipal Services
Center, 5th Floor, One 4th Street North. St. Petersburg, Florida, 33701
for 070-53 Truck, Cab, Chassis and Tandem-Axle with Mobile
Concrete Mixer Body, Bid No. 6728, bid opening at 3:00 p.m. ET,
Tuesday, July 29, 2008. This bid and all addenda may be downloaded
by accessing the City's website at
www~stpete-ory/pnrckaMfHIw ldnj. The City of St. Petersburg,
Florida reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. The City
reserves the right to waive technicalities on bids. The decision as to
what constitutes a technicality shall rest solely with Louis Moore,
CPPO, Director of Purchasing and Materials Management.
18313 JUL 18. 2008 071806






Friday, July 18, 2008 | PINELLAS NEWS I Page 7


NOTICE OF SALE
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
UCN: 522008CA003308XXCICI
REF:08-003308-CI-013

CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG. FLORIDA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ST. PETERSBURG NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES,
INCORPORATED; TAMPA ARMATURE WORKS, INC.;
UNKNOWN PARTY IN POSSESSION #1;
Defendants.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to the SUMMA-
RY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE entered in this cause in
the Circuit Court of Pinellas County, Florida, I will sell the property sit-
uated in Pinellas County, Florida, described as:
Lot 136, BUENA VISTA, according to the map or plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 4, of the public
records of Pinellas County, Florida
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the west
door of the Pinellas County.Judicial Building, 545 First Avenue North,
St. Petersburg, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on August 6, 2008.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS
FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
ANY PERSON WITH A DISABILITY REQUIRING REASON-
ABLE ACCOMMODATIONS SHOULD CALL (727)464-4062
(V/TDD) NO LATER THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO ANY
PROCEEDING.
DATED: July 9, 2008.


KEN BURKE
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /S/KENNAN M. BORNE
DEPUTY CLERK
2008 071802


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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
Engineering Services
UNDERGROUND INJECTION WELLS AND
MONITORING WELLS SYSTEMS
LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT
The City of St Petersburg, Florida is requesting Statements of
Qualifications from qualified firms or individuals interested in per-
forming miscellaneous professional engineering services on a continu-
ing basis for the City's Underground Injection Wells and Monitoring
Wells Systems related to the City's Water Reclamation Facilities
(WRFs) effluent disposal and reclaimed water systems and other relat-
ed projects.
Written Statements of Qualifications will be accepted by the City
of St. Petersburg at the St. Petersburg Engineering Department, seventh
floor. Municipal Services Center, One Fourth Street North, St.
Petersburg, Florida 33701, until 4:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 06,
2008.
Detailed information and data to be submitted with the qualifica-
tion statement are available at the office of the Engineering
Department, seventh floor, Municipal Services Center, One Fourth
Street North, attention of Godfrey A. King (727) 893 7827
(Godfrey.King@stpete.org).
The City of St. Petersburg reserves the right at any time to modify,
waive, or otherwise vary the terms and conditions of this Request for
Qualification s including, bit not limited to, the deadlines for submis-
sion, the submission requirements, and the Scope of Work. The City
further reserves the right to reject any or all submittals, to cancel or
withdraw this Request for Qualifications at any time and to negotiate
with any party prior to or after submittal of any Statements of
Qualifications. Selection is also dependent upon the negotiation of a
mutually acceptable contract with the successful proposer.
CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA
THOMAS B. GIBSON, P.E.
ENGINEERING DIRECTOR
18314 JUL 18. 2008 071811



NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
AIM Towing and Recovery gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien
and intent to sell these vehicles on 07/30/2008, 9:00 am at 7658
Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 33771, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the
Florida Statutes. AIM Towing and Recovery reserves the right to accept
or reject and and/or all bids.
1994 IM5CLMU25RI054164 MAGIC TILT TRAILERS
AIM Towing and Recovery gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien
and intent to sell these vehicles on 07/31/2008, 9:00 am at 7658
Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 33771, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the
Florida Statutes. AIM Towing and Recovery reserves the right to accept
or reject and and/or all bids.
1975 EFC00072M75B EXCEL
AIM Towing and Recovery gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien
Sand intent to sell these vehicles on 08/05/2008, 9:00 am at 7658
Ulmerton Road Largo, FL 33771, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the
Florida Statutes. AIM Towing and Recovery reserves the right to accept
Sor reject and and/or all bids.
2002 1J4FA39S32P737761 JEEP
1974 4A46495H HARLEY-DAVIDSON
1999 KLAVA6923XB 172989 DAEWOO
18185 JUL 18. 2008 071805


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IN THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE #08-9844-Cl, Div. 7
PARCELS: PINE-019WS,
PINE-037.001,
PINE-037.003.
FLORIDA GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company,
Petitioner,
v.
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION, a
Washington corporation; et al.,
Defendants.
SUMMONS TO SHOW CAUSE, NOTICE OF EMINENT
DOMAIN PROCEEDINGS AND NOTICE OF HEARING
IN THE NAME OF AND BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA:
TO ALL THE SHERIFFS OF THE STATE AND TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
YOU ARE COMMANDED to serve this summons and a copy of the Petition in Eminent Domain, the
Declaration of Taking, the Notice of Lis Pendens, the Notice of Publication, the Notice of Filing Affidavit
Supporting Constructive Service of Process, and the Affidavit Supporting Constructive Service of Process,
upon: All defendants named in the attached party list and all persons claiming interests by, through, under
or against the named defendants; all persons having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in the
property described in Exhibit "A" and the unknown spouses of the above-named defendants, if any, and
their heirs, devisees, assignees, grantees, creditors, lessees, executors, administrators, mortgagees, judgment
creditors, trustees, lienholders, persons in possession, and any and all other persons having or claiming to
have any right, tile or interest by, through, under or against the above-named defendants, or otherwise claim-
ing any right, title, or interest in the real property described irthis action.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO THE DEFENDANTS NAMED IN THE ATTACHED PARTY
ISLAND TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, INCLUDING ALL PARTIES CLAIMING ANY
INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANTS; AND TO ALL HAV-
ING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE, OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED
IN the Petition, that Petitioner has filed a Petition in Eminent Domain and Declaration ofTaking to acquire
certain property interests in Pinellas County, Florida as described in the Petition. Each Defendant and any
other person claiming any interest in, or having a lien upon, such property is required to serve acopy of writ-
ten answer and defenses to the Petition upon J. Gregory Jacobs, of the law firm of Bricklemyer Smolker &
Bolves, P.A., 500 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33602, attorney for Petitioner, and to file
the original of the answer and defenses with the Clerk of this Court, on or before August 14,2008, showing
what right, title, interest, or lien the defendant has in or to the property described in the Petition and to show
cause why that property should not be taken for the uses and purposes set forth in the Petition. If any
Defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that Defendant for the relief demanded in the
Petition.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Declaration of Taking has been filed in this cause and that
Petitioner will apply for an Order of Thking vesting title and possession to the property as described in the
Petition in the name of Petitioner, and any other order the Court deems proper before the Honorable Linda
R. Allen, Circuit Judge, on Monday, September 8, 2008, at 10:30 A.M., in Room 473 of the Pinellas
County Courthouse, 315 Court Street, Clearwateir. Florida 33756. All Defendants in this action may request
a hearing and be heard at the time and place designated. Any Defendant failing to file a request for hearing
shall waive any right to object to the Order of Taking.
Dated: July 9, 2008.
KEN BURKE, Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /S/ KIM FREIJE
Deputy Clerk
American with disabilities act assistance: -"If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-
modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you to the provision of cer-
tain assistance. Within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice please contact the Human Rights
Office, 400 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Clearwater, Florida 33756 at 727.464.4062 (VoiceflTDD)."
PARTY LIST
Parcel PINE-019WS
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION, a Washington corporation, c/o CT Corporation System, as
reg. agent, 1200 S. Pine Island Rd., Plantation, FL 33324 OWNER (OR Book 12278, P. 1051)
LOWE'S HOME CENTERS, INC., a North Carolina corporation, c/o Corporation Service Company,
reg. agent, 1201 Hays St., Tallahassee, FL 32301-2525 EASEMENT (OR Book 12278, P. 1060; OR Book
14740,P.703)
CLEARWATER MALL, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, clo Corporation Service Company,
reg. agent, 1201 Hays St., Tallahassee, FL 32301-2525 EASEMENT (OR Book 12278, P. 1060; OR Book
14740, P. 703)
Parcel PINE&037.001
CLEARWATER CAY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, a local unit of government of the
State of Florida, dc/o Mr. Tom Cloud, as reg. agent, 301 E. Pine St., Ste. 1400, Orlando, FL 32801 -
OWNER (OR Book 14835, P. 60; OR Book 14721, P. 2452; OR Book 14835, P. 85; OR Book 14835, P. 89;
OR Book 14863, P. 1924; OR Book 15552, P. 635)
MIRANDA OFFICE PARTNERS CLEARWATER, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, c/o
Corporation Service Company, reg. agent, 1201 Hays St., Tallahassee, FL 32301 EASEMENT (OR Book
14813, P. 160; OR Book 14835, P. 89; OR Book 14863, P.1924)
HARBOURSIDE DEVELOPMENT, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, f/k/a DH701HQ, LLC,
a Florida limited liability company, c/o Louis Birdman, as reg. agent, 425 N. Federal Hwy, Hallandale, FL
33009 EASEMENT (OR Book 14813, P. 160; OR Book 14835, P. 89; OR Book 14863, P. 1924)
Parcel PINE-037.003
MARINEMAX OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, LLC, an inactive Delaware limited liability company, f/k/a
Gulfwind USA, LLC, Inc., as successor by merger to Gulfwind USA, Inc.,a Florida corporation, f/k/a The
Outboarder of Sarasota, Inc., a/k/a Outboarder of Sarasota, Inc., a/k/a Outboarder Sarasota, Inc., dc/o Michael
H. McLamb, Manager, 18167 U.S. Hwy 19 N., Ste. 300, Clearwater, FL33764- OWNER (OR Book 4438,
P. 1358; OR Book 6397, P. 569; OR Book 6419, P. 504)
ROOF & RACK PRODUCTS, INC., a Florida corporation, c/o William H. Roof, reg. agent, 6421
Congress Ave., Ste. 117, Boca Raton, FL 33487- NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT (OR Book 15966, P.
1160)
WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, successor-in-interest to First Union National Bank
of Florida, a national banking association, as successor-in-interest to Southeast Bank, N.A., c/o G. Kennedy
Thompson, Chairman, 301 S. College St., Charlotte, North Carolina 28288 MORTGAGE (OR Book
6686, P. 1259; OR Book 9328, P. 624; OR Book 9328, P. 643)
All Parcels
DIANE NELSON, AS TAX COLLECTOR, 315 Court St., 3rd Fir., Clearwater, FL 33756
EXHIBIT "A"
PARCEL FL-PINE-019WS
DESCRIPTION
SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 29 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST
PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA
LEGAL DESCRIPTION, (TEMPORARY WORKSPACE EASEMENT FOR FLORIDA GAS
TRANSMISSION COMPANY) LYING IN LOT 2 OF PLAT OF CLEARWATER MALL, AS RECORD-
ED IN PLAT BOOK 125, PAGES 21 THROUGH 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF PINELLAS FLORI-
DA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTH-
WEST CORNER OF LOT 2 OF PLAT OF CLEARWATER MALL, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 125,
PAGES 21 THROUGH 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE
SOUTH 01o04'02" WEST ALONG THE WEST BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 2 AND THE EASTERLY
RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY 19 (STATE ROAD 55) A DISTANCE OF 69.85 FEET TO
THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE ALONG A CURVE TO THE RIGHT WITH A ARC DISTANCE
OF 40.36 FEET HAVING A RADIUS OF 34.44 FEET AND A CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 49*45'49"
EAST AND A CHORD DISTANCE OF 38.09 FEET TO POINT OF TANGENCY, THENCE NORTH
89*59'01" EAST A DISTANCE OF 26.94 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 0008'39" EAST A DISTANCE OF
196.51 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 04'40'41" WEST A DISTANCE OF 94.80 FEET, THENCE SOUTH
0233'14" WEST A DISTANCE OF 81.11 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 09'23'58" EAST A DISTANCE OF
70.17 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 85-03'34" WEST A DISTANCE OF 18.86 FEET, THENCE SOUTH
07'43'58" EAST A DISTANCE OF 60.28 FEET, THENCE NORTH 89"32'54" WEST A DISTANCE OF
17.40 FEET TO A POINT OF THE WEST BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 2 AND THE EASTERLY RIGHT
OF WAY LINE OF SAID U.S. 19, THENCE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND SAID WEST
BOUNDARY OF LOT 2 THE FOLLOWING (3) COURSES, THENCE NORTH 0855'58" WEST A DIS-
TANCE OF 149.51 FEET TO THE BEGINNING OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT, THENCE ALONG AN
ARC WITH AARC DISTANCE OF 131.94 FEET HAVING A RADIUS OF 755.94 FEET AND A CHORD
BEARING OF NORTH 0355'58" WEST AND A CHORD DISTANCE OF 131.77 FEET TO POINT OF
TANGENCY, THENCE NORTH 0104'02" EAST A DISTANCE OF 198.74 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING. CONTAINING 23,734.30 SQUARE FEET MORE OR LESS.
PARCEL FL-PINE-037.001
DESCRIPTION
SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 29 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST
PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA
LEGAL DESCRIPTION (PERMANENT EASEMENT FOR FLORIDA GAS TRANSMISSION
COMPANY) BEING A PERMANENT 5.00 FOOT WIDE PIPELINE EASEMENT LYING 2.50 FEET ON
EACH SIDE OF DESCRIBED CENTERLINE LYING IN SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 29 SOUTH,
RANGE 16 EAST, PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID CENTERLINE BEING MORE PARTICU-
LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION
29, TOWNSHIP 29 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST. THENCE SOUTH 89o19'48" EAST ALONG THE
NORTH BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 29 A DISTANCE OF 100.00 FEET TO THE EASTERLY
RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY 19 (STATE ROAD 55), THENCE SOUTH O0'51'16" WEST
ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 339.14 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING,
THENCE SOUTH 04o19'55" EAST A DISTANCE OF 93.37 FEET TO THE BEGINNING OFA CURVE
TO THE RIGHT, THENCE ALONG A ARC WITH A ARC DISTANCE OF 114.00 FEET HAVING A
RADIUS OF 1200.00 FEET AND A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 0136'37" EAST AND A CHORD
DISTANCE OF 113.96 FEET TO POINT OF TANGENCY. THENCE SOUTH 01W06'40" WEST A DIS-
TANCE OF 81.65 FEET TO POINT OF TERMINATE. CONTAINING 1,445.09 SQUARE FEET MORE
OR LESS.
PARCEL FL-PINE-037.003
DESCRIPTION
SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 29 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST
PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA
LEGAL DESCRIPTION (PERMANENT EASEMENT FOR FLORIDA GAS TRANSMISSION
COMPANY) BEING A PERMANENT 5.00 FOOT WIDE PIPELINE EASEMENT LYING 2.50 FEET ON
EACH SIDE OF DESCRIBED CENTERLINE LYING IN SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 29 SOUTH,
RANGE 16 EAST, PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID CENTERLINE BEING MORE PARTICU-
LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION


29, TOWNSHIP 29 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, THENCE SOUTH 89ol9'48" EAST ALONG THE
NORTH BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 29 A DISTANCE OF 100.00 FEET TO THE EASTERLY
RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY 19 (STATE ROAD 55), THENCE SOUTH 00'51'16" WEST
ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 627.67 FEET TO THE NORTH BOUNDARY
OF A CERTAIN DEED AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL BOOK 4438, PAGE 1358, IN PUBLIC RECORDS
OF PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 00-51'l6" WEST ALONG SAID
RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 266.01 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE
NORTH 0640'08" EAST A DISTANCE OF 63.40 FEET TO THE BEGINNING OF A CURVE TO THE
LEFT, THENCE ALONG A ARC WITH A ARC DISTANCE OF 116.40 FEET HAVING A RADIUS OF
1200.00 FEET AND A CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 03'53'24" EAST AND A CHORD DISTANCE
OF 116.36 FEET TO POINT OF TANGENCY, THENCE NORTH 01o06'40" EAST A DISTANCE OF
86.79 FEET TO THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF SAID DEED AND ALSO BEING THE POINT OF TER-
MINATE. CONTAINING 1,332.98 SQUARE FEET MORE OR LESS.
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Pinellas News Offices, 533 4th St N.
CVS, 4th Street North at 9th Avenue
Dave's Restaurant, 9th Street and 24th Avenue
Exxon, 9th Street and 34th Avenue
KFC, 9th Street and 62nd Avenue North
Sweetbay, 4th Street & 78th Avenue North
1st Street North & 23rd Avenue North
Snell Isle Barrett Street/Paloma on Snell Blvd.
Corner of 4th Avenue NE/ Beach Drive
Corner Central Ave. & 2nd St., Bank of America
Tower
USF campus next to bookstore & Pub
St Pete Chamber, 100 2nd Ave. N.
Open Air Post Office, 1st Ave. N. & 4th St.
City Hall, 2nd Ave. N. & 5th St.
Dome Grill on Central Ave. & 6th St.
Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave.
Skyway Jack's Restaurant, 34th St. & 27th Ave.
South
Tyrone Gardens, Next to Winn Dixie, 58th St. & 9th
Ave.


ST. PETE BEACH
Gayles Diner, 455 75th Ave.
Putter Coffee Club, 7410 Gulf Blvd.


KENNETH CITY
Outside Winn Dixie, 58th Street and 54th Avenue

PINELLAS PARK
Busy Bee Restaurant, Park Blvd. & 49th Street
Bob Evans Restaurant, Park Blvd. & U.S. 19
Pinellas Park Post Office, 5260 78th Ave. N.
De Mills Family Restaurant, Park Blvd. & 65th St.


CLEARWATER
U.S. 19 at Tropic Hills Drive, between Autoway
Dodge and Lokey Infiniti
Burger King at Sky Harbor Drive, 2765 Gulf to Bay
BP Station, Gulf To Bay Blvd. at Belcher Road
Drew Street at Duncan Street, in shopping plaza
Clearwater Municipal Service Bldg., 100 S. Myrtle
Ave.
Corner of Court Street and North Osceola
Avenue, across street from Supervisor of
Elections
Clearwater Court House North, 315 Court St.

CLEARWATER BEACH
City parking lot beside CVS, 462 Mandalay Ave.
Behind Hess Express Station, 32 Bay Esplanade


SAFETY HARBOR
Outside Paradise Restaurant, 443 Main St'
100 Main St., across Main Street from Starbucks

INDIAN SHORES
Indian Shores Pub Restaurant, 20025 Gulf Blvd.
7-Eleven, 19535 Gulf Blvd.

REDINGTON SHORES
183rd Terrace at Gulf Blvd
Redington Long Pier, 17490 Gulf Blvd


TREASURE ISLAND
Corner of 119th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard
Bus Stop, Gulf Blvd south of 104th Ave.



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RIGHT: Maddie Drass (left) and .
Kathy Szczerbaty (right) are .
dared by host Mickey Chagnon
(center) to smell the insides of
each other's shoes at the Truth
tent during Warped Tour. -
FAR RIGHT: Becka Vilaraget
cools off with a hose during
Warped Tour in St. Petersburg.
Concert-goes had to keep cool
with temperatures in the 90s. WA
BELOW: Mike McColgan of the
Street Dogs, and former lead
singer of Dropkick Murphys, 4,
pumps up the crowd during
their concert.


















ST. PETERSBURG














Vans 'Warped Tour' brings
alternative music, outdoor
frolic to Vinoy last Friday

PHOTOS BY JENNA SCHOENFELD
PINELLAS NEWS


ABOVE:Ryland David-Burton Steen, right, the drummer of
Reel Big Fish and Scott Klopfenstein, who plays guitar, talk
with reporters backstage. "We're just stoked to be here,"
Klopfenstein said. This is the band's third Warped Tour.
LEFT: Stephanie Clark of New Port Richey decides which
pair of sunglasses to buy at one of the many vendors.


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