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United States -- Florida -- Pinellas -- Gulfport
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Began in Nov. 1968.
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FREEEvery Thur sda yOnline Ev er ydayt heGabber .com No. 2564 April 26 May 2, 2018 Gulfport Elementary Will Get its First Police Ofcer By Debbie Wolfe Acting on the premise that its the right thing to do, Gulfport City Council, at its April 17 meeting, school. gunman at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport. School Ofcer,Trolley Market Square on 49th Street Slated for Completion by End of 2018By Debbie Wolfe The city of Gulfport completing an open green portion of the Tangerine to the edge of the tree line, that forms the Trolley Market, Lakewood High Senior Dies in Car CrashBy Debbie Wolfe At a time when thoughts of spring fever, prom and graduation are the focus, three were involved in a vehicle crash near their campus on Tuesday, April them dead at the scene. vehicle accident was near the corner close enough to the campus that administrators and staff heard the sound of the crash. Car Crash, Bryson Welton-Williams died in a crash April 24. The current sign for Tangerine Greenway is located at the east end adjacent to 49th Street South between the two two-way trafc Tangerine Avenues that are located just north and south of the open green space area. When the Trolley Market Square project is completed, a new sign will replace this one.


2 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 Junk in the Trunk is Bigger Than Ever the corner, helping Gulfport residents to clean, green and recycle Gulfport! to swap, trash or give away your old city of Gulfport at the community old furniture, appliances, tires, and And theres more... drugs. with Gulfports Community Garden. regarding their recycling program are limited. your listening and dancing pleasure. two or three hours to help with this fun event, please contact Gulfport JITT Flip Challenge at Junk in the Trunk is an opportunity to show off your creativity, earn some money and help their piece for the highest price will recycled materials. This is a fun way Live Out Your Fantasy at the Bookshop has a great selection of fantasy titles,


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 3 Jo in th eGa bbe r Te amSALAR Y + COMMISSION(first 60 days)APPL Y IN PERSONM We Publisher@theGabber. coS Se ri ou s in qu ir ie s on ly Mornings at Seven The Gulfport Community Players wants to move, and a secret held for lives of these nine people. The plot visit free event features plenty of fun and seminars highlighting ways to landscape effectively and conserve natural resources, a wagon decorating contest and parade, a plant fair for children and much more. diagnostic clinic and tool sharpening. The childrens area includes crafts, an opportunity to win a prize. People are needed to help out as volunteers arts and crafts area and more. All for volunteer hours. Applications For more details, and vendor


4 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 Boca Ciega High 50th Reunion more information please call Beverly an alternative interpretation of more planting of trees and plants, a pond area, an amphitheater area, and a viewing tower. The trees and of Florida and the pond area might concerts, and plays while the viewing tower would provide a new vista of Gulfport and the surrounding area. a coming together place for Gulfport. present a model, drawings, and City Council. Essential Oil Classes at the Rec Center item using the essential oils that minutes prior to the start of class and


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 5 Rev. Dr. John L. Bell at St. Albans from the United Kingdom features at his tunes and arrangements. and his musical achievements have social action. For more information Getaways schedule of upcoming events. Call and to reserve your seat. trips are without notice. serving fresh, delicious homemade paid for individually. Florida Botanical Gardens followed wildlife that has made this place and admission. Lunch paid for individually.


6 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 Take the Gabber on Vacation... Send us a picture with you and your Gabber on vacation. Include a brief description and St. Petersburg College Adjunct Professor Ron Kaiser, MEd. visited his son Pete and daughterin-law Nicole in Scapoose, Oregon last August. Here's Pete and Ron sharing the view and the Gabber. Creating a Raised Bed with Healthy Soil The Gulfport Community Garden and everyone is welcome. ingredients for creating a healthy, natural environment for growing Luncheon at the Lithuanian Club lunch every Thursday at 1 p.m. The and coffee. This Thursdays menu is cepelinai more information.


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 7 Free Literacy Tutoring with Bees Learning to children attending Gulfport schools. For more information contact Pete Spring Concert and interpretation of African school and college recipients of Treasure Island Bay Golf and Tennis Center, immediately following the parade. Any individual or group interested in participating in the parade should contact the American Legion Post The parade will leave Treasure Bay, head north on Paradise Blvd. parade will then head west on parade will turn south to Treasure concluded. at Gulfport Library Christa. This yoga class is intended stretch, laugh, get some strength


8 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 program topics. Storyteller Valerie Tutson at St. Albans Beach. the stories that live in them, and the own stories and have others deeply teller and listener. offering is welcome. For more Senior Solos Meets in Pinellas Park is open to all seniors. There is a pot dish. For more information call Wally at Sophies Attic of freshly laundered clothing ready nice garments here if you dont mind a.m. until noon.


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 9 Town Shores Women's Club Supports SchoolFrom left Barbara Pace, PTA President, Marion Bishop, chairman, Petie Pawlikowski, President of Gulfport Town Shores Women's Club, and Jess Hathaway, Principle of Gulfport Montessori Elementary School. Pace is holding a check in the amount $1,500 given to the school by the Gulfport Town Shores Women's Club. Happy Birthday to Everybody! month or not, this party is for you. is easy and free for all individuals Kids Yoga and Science Club will put them into yoga practice For more information and to sign


10 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 Let There Be Music presented their Community donations, school uniforms and other needed items. Through instruments, the school now has enough instruments for all Valerie Gervais (left) and Nita Deeson Stranger Things Perler Beads for Teens Things. For more information call PAG Thrift Shop End of Season Sale Beach Community Church will 1. The volunteer staff appreciates the support of its many customers during the current road construction. and mens sections, a large inventory convenience. due to the generous donations of proceeds support local charities such for Kids and church missions. The shop is located on the corner Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and The shop will close after normal


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12 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 Music at Gulfport Beach Pavilion #6Mondays, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 to 3:30 p.m. with Karen and Tom Wednesdays, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Flute Listening with Geno Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Accordionist Bill All activities are weather permitting Call 727-893-1068 for more information This Week's Solutions Save Our Strays Pet Pals feet every evening. Gunner is neutered, vaccinated and Equality Pioneers in documentary on the lives of two When they courageously launched in general press releases. But feel


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 13 By Angelina Bruno and causing residents inconveniences, internet services. a long time and the residents put up cutting Tuesday morning. the end of the road construction left seven different contractors for all the of Paradise News. There was electrical and sewer and water and reclaimed water and now underground. for two and a half years, said On the Road Again: Pass-A-Grille Way Work Ofcially Complete From left, Pete Rouse of Paradise News, Rebecca Haynes, St. Pete Beach city clerk and Mike Clarke, public works director, pose with the ribbon used to mark the ofcial end of road construction. The project has been underway for over two years and caused numerous inconveniences for residents, including the loss of cable and internet services. Were very, very excited. Its been a long time and the residents put up with a lot, said Haynes.


14 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 to achieve the creation of including the students of the let up. And, you fought made a difference. state law mandates that elementary, middle and high school in every district. This includes charter schools. a sheriffs deputy, a police district law enforcement not authorize the guardian program. Law enforcement for the safety of students and school personnel, said memo to the Board of County Commissioners. There are no sheriff or currently assigned to any Pinellas County elementary schools, said Gualtieri. Throughout the county, middle schools and high district maintains its own police force that serves some departments or the county year. For the remaining portion of each calendar year, either local police departments or the sheriffs enforcement positions. statute approval process has issues that for the immediate future have left the school and police departments in many local municipalities the change. There is a dire need to resolve this funding issue Gualtieri. Gulfport city staff recommended that council allocate funding for one new he said. also located within the citys The national standard and others at the state level have agreed this is the goal of the new statute. Currently, Grego, we [will] further evaluate needs once the said Gualtieri. Gulfport Chief of Police the city had to do this. All these other political the statute and assure the from another agency. result of the new law. Within to three. When school is not For the remaining part translates into a cost to the training, uniforms, weapons Annually, the recurring cost for the added position would Countywide, the average full cost of a sheriffs deputy Gualtieri. Will the Gulfports School Ofcer, from front page A new school resource ofcer (SRO) from the Gulfport Police Department will begin by July 1 at Gulfport Montessori Elementary. It is the rst time the school will be assigned an SRO. This action means the city will be in compliance with a new state statute that was inspired by the February 14, 2018 mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 15 some of this guardian type money in some way in the future, said Will the state legislature youll see that the other legislative appropriate action. Volunteers Needed for Boat Kids Event enthusiasts pool their resources to provide special needs individuals involved! and transports a family for the day. the water. Craft Classes at Gulfport Library in May and Learn program. Finally, on Gulfport Library This program is intended to allow age drama which follows a young womans senior year in high school, her strained relationship with her Award nominations, and stars this title, or titles for upcoming


16 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 Beach Pavilions Go BlueBy Debbie Wolfe Last week, the pavilions on Gulfports beach were repainted to give them a fresher look, said City Manager Jim OReilly. One of the councilmembers who has an interest in the beach and who is down there a lot chose what he thought a nice color would be and it turned out to be three shades of blue. A type of masonry paint with a high-gloss nish suitable for being close to salt water was chosen. Pasadena Presbyterian information visit St. Anthonys Offers loss surgery information and The monthly seminars are free to the Weight loss surgery information weight loss surgery and attend an information session. For locations and more information, visit BayCare. role it plays in cognition as people age. practice some chair yoga poses with register. care physician, as she discusses cravings and physical and emotional symptoms. The class includes free supplies last. Find these events and more on


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 17 What is your favorite cartoon? The Gabs Madisen Rich, Gulfport: comical all the time to watch. Susan Easter, Gulfport: still waiting for all of those things to come true that they showed us for it! James Clark, Gulfport: and he managed to get things done. That was my favorite cartoon growing Wendy Ohlendorf, and Oliver from Gulfport: She breaks out in song: George, George, George of Ahhhh, watch out for that tree! always loved George. That man has a strong fashion sense! 321-6965


18 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 327-8855 5412 Central Avenue327-8855 Come See The Difference!Come See The Difference! Come See The Difference! Exceptional Eye care, Distinctive Eye wear Contact Lens Specialists Dr Dennis Ryczek Vision Correction without Surger y luding Evenings We Accept Most e A/EYEMED Try your hand at SudokuObituariesANDONIADES, ANN, formerly of Grosse passed away on mother and caring grandmother. Andoniades and son, Anthony N. and Christina Andoniades; many GORDON, CLEO (DOLLY), Gulfport passed moved to the the family suggests donations to


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 19 First Friday Flea Market at the Senior Center Attention First Friday Flea household items. household items, holiday and always welcome. They do not accept For more information or to learn Concert This Season Band is closing the season with a music including highlights from and Cole Porter along with a few marches. These particular pieces entertainment. Anyone wishing to The organizational structure for emergency evacuation and response community partners and agencies. As part of the goal to create community, the city of Gulfport is or products to accurately inform the This informative seminar is open Program Coordinator for Pinellas space is free and located inside the on the event, please contact the


20 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 drainage portion of the area. Thats where the idea came from to reuse the area, he said. This is why its appealing to the Community two phases. Phase one will involve environmental remediation and Preliminary site studies revealed petroleum contamination surface as a result of historical uses on the property, manager for Cardno of Clearwater, the citys engineering highest soil contamination. The trolley line then headed Boulevard to the Gulfport Casino located on the shore of Boca Ciega Bay. fund soil clean up and regrading efforts to further address of city funding can carry over past that date. then. a performance stage located in the northwest corner of the several topics, including replacement of the current trolley visit y. aging trolley as a stationary historical showcase piece refreshment stand during events. Trolley Market, from front page An undated photo shows one of the historical looks of the Tangerine Greenway area as it appeared adjacent to 49th Street South between the two Tangerine Avenues located just north and south of the open green space area.


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 21 Misti Bernard and Billy Miller House Concert and Billy perform everything from lively Celtic tunes to sassy swing, assortment of woodwind and string instruments. Please call or email to reserve a place and for more information. Call com. A suggested donation will go entirely to the artists. committed to the visual and performing arts. Gulfport Recreation Gulfport resident registrations Program for children who have only. for the discount rate for Gulfport residents in need of assistance. discount is either a letter from the childs school verifying the childs letter verifying the childs acceptance related program. which provides free nutritious meals who may not otherwise have access to healthy food when school is out.


22 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 ts the end of an era, the owner of Gulfport facilitated the Thursday, Boulevard in downtown The recent restaurant owner and current a chef at the Wine Cellar, which it was then called, and the owner sold it to him. and Theresa was from mainly featured French cuisine with corresponding The Frohnes two daughters, Carmen and alongside their parents. trade and mastering recipes from generations past, the in a Patch news story dated help and the two sisters fell until he went his own way the end of an era in the page. now sold, all the memories of the fact that this place was a huge part of me since Theresa Frohne registered Carmen Frohne as the corporations vice president, secretary and treasurer in annual Florida corporate Frohne remained the president. Theresa Frohne had listed other than Purcell and the real estate. who wanted to see some commercial property in downtown Gulfport, said to see if a place under a contract that was going to put Purcell in contact with together with the principals from Tennessee, is here all the time, said Purcell. and wanted a little piece of Gulfport. home to the Frohne family a yoga mat manufacturing Purcell says Couch going to do with the to a Gulfportian or he might sell it. had shared his news to their Pia Goff, owner of Pias Boulevard, was one of narrative reply. We sure will miss you! she wrote. We were good your grandma sent us this sweet. We here at Pias wish you and your family all the 46-year-old La Cote Basque Sells for $575,000By Debbie Wolfe Stacey Purcell, realtor and owner of Gulfport Realty, sold a 46-year landmark restaurant business building located in downtown Gulfport on Thursday, April 19 for a cash price of $575,000. La Cote Basque was run by three generations of the same family before it closed in the fall of 2017.


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24 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 of learning, this is a training that is impervious to technological, economic thoughts. Because of the strong intensity level of former comprehension. so immersed in the moment that you help everyone around you get into eyes, though everyone can see it. answers. easier to move through life without the static of unhelpful thoughts pulling in all sorts of unwanted impediments. you. as straightforward as telling yourself what to do and then doing it, or as complicated as putting together a depend largely on your environment. people give respect to all without often the heart senses the point of does. the circumstance of disagreement that respectful, thorough communication is most necessary. Those who commitment will actually help you act more powerful. who puts the damper on hot ideas and times is sometimes called this. you to drop all else that is competing


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 25 Off Broadway Show Plays Gulfport Chameleon is moving from its Chameleon is written and winning director, and choreographed This program provides local youth with an opportunity to participate shadowing. also apply. successful completion of the program, students will receive a monetary incentive. Treasure Island your children this summer. through Friday. Before and after care is provided for an additional Friday. Activities to include games, sports, arts and crafts, parties, For additional information, please Participants and additional information at information, contact Treasure Bay


26 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 Car Crash, from front page control and hit a tree located in scene. who survived. According to the Tampa Bay Times for medical treatment. The way the car was wrapped Trey Lattimores father on camera crash. ABC Action News. According to the Lattimore was the only one wearing According to the Times, Principal radio call that several students had school personnel raced out of the Toyota Corolla with the passenger side wrapped around the tree. that when students left the campus, they saw the crash scene. The Times reported that one passenger managed to crawl from the listed in critical condition. days away from the date of their graduation. see them every day in the hallways. respectful. arrangements for grief counselors for and Wednesday. Tuesday evening with people leaving senior class will hold their prom at the Gulfport Casino. Graduation ceremonies are scheduled for Field. Lattimore told ABC Action News Lattimore also told the television station that the car involved in Tuesdays deadly crash was an early graduation present to his son. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Gulfport Fresh Market The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh of Beach Blvd. with a wide variety of small shops, galleries, an array of and is the perfect way to shop small For a current list of vendors, visit Garden Club of St. Pete Presentation Night Bloomers Circle of the Garden in gardening with rare and unusual sold after the presentation. This free


Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 27 Healthy Soil and Raised BedsBy Michael Behnke then. We dug the garden in the spring and water. After planting, things much not the case here in the central part of the state. The transition to Florida for northern gardeners can over the years have our own stories. going to happen here. Then there were little microscopic nematodes. mutants that had grown three legs. years ago. They seemed to come out get rid of. And there was the thrill of After many years in the Florida soil. Aside from sunlight and air, soil a healthy plant. Without the addition of large amounts of compost, organic matter or chemical fertilizers, our native sandy soil, with little naturally occurring organic matter, isnt up holding capacity or enough organic is also a poor environment for the they are a lot hungrier. this season we have harvested over compost, mulch and sea grass we get Weeds have a harder time getting more productive than row gardens, and when harvest time comes enough nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. coir and compost are the principal organic ingredients. To increase drainage and aeration, amendments sense of it. Topsoil sold here doesnt For a free detailed demonstration the various options along with typical amendments and recommendations home. The Gulfport Community Garden is located on a small plot of land for our community and each other in an open, creative and supportive environment. area, a small area for meetings, resting and camaraderie, and a waste into rich, new soil. The range of is to encourage participants to support, organizing, and community events. We provide a shared learning of the challenging and rewarding our gardening together times are


28 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 What are Health Care Surrogates and Living Wills? A thoughtfully prepared health care matters as well as their property management issues. After all, health care matters are of their deeply personal character and might have on the persons length thus should have a solid grasp of A competent person has the right to refuse medical treatment for any reason whatsoever, even if that refusal will result to an otherwise A living will goes into effect if a person falls into a condition where a set of written instructions stating alive through the use of medical technology when that individual is in a terminal condition and A living will is one of the most important estate preservation person. Numerous studies have shown that a large portion of all are incurred in the last few days of in terminal conditions are also of their income and savings in order to medically prolong the lives of their Mr. Myers is the owner of Akerson calls regarding this article and other related legal topics. This column outlines general legal principles. If YO UAND THE LA W This column outlines general legal principles and is not intended to give you legal advice. If you have a specific question about the law please consult an attor ney By Robert J. Myers, Esq. Barbara Gilberg Habitat Tour and Lecture Lunch and Learn Series on St. Pete Beach Center will host a Lunch and Learn focus on a different topic ranging money last in retirement. All Lunch All presentations are free and to reserve your seat. For a full list


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30 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 Local Crime WatchA sampling of police reports from April 12 to April 20 in Gulfport, St. Pete Beach and South Pasadena.Source: Pinellas County Crime Viewer and Gulfport Police DepartmentGulfport4/12 Theft reported that her purse, containing several hundred dollars in cash was stolen from a restaurant during 4/12 Theft 4/13 Vandalism in the at the scene. 4/13 Theft at the Catherine from Georgia reported that stolen while she was giving a presentation. The purse and its contents were found from a driveway. 4/14 Felony driving with a suspended drivers license charge in was arrested following a prior arrests for the same offense, which resulted in the felony charge. 4/14 Vandalism in the A resident reported that was no sign of damage. 4/14 Theft A resident reported that her wallet was stolen from her residence after she hosted a for several thousand dollars in fraudulent transactions. 4/14 DUI arrest in the was arrested following a 4/15 Theft A resident reported that supplies was stolen from her front porch sometime on April 4/17 Vandalism. The owner that someone damaged a dryer sometime overnight. issued a trespass warning for the location committing the vandalism. 4/17 Vandalism in the that someone damaged his outside utility light sometime overnight. 4/17 Theft people near the street tearing them what they were doing 4/18 Civil disturbance dispatched to a report of 4/18 Theft of a cell phone and assisted the victim in contacting their cell service provider.Battery 4/16 4/18 Burglary business 4/16 Burglary residence 4/16 Burglary vehicle 4/12 4/13 4/19 Theft grand 4/12, 4/16 Theft petit 4/12 4/12 4/13 4/13 4/15 4/17 Theft vehicle 4/19 Vandalism criminal mischief 4/14 4/16 South PasadenaBattery 4/16 Theft grand 4/17 Theft petit 4/15 4/17 Trespassing 4/20 Vandalism criminal mischief 4/18 St. Pete Beach Shoplifting 4/20 Theft grand 4/13 4/17 4/18 Theft petit 4/15 4/19, 4/20 Theft vehicle 4/12 4/13 4/14 4/15


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32 Gabber April 26 May 2, 2018 Free Literacy Tutoring with Bees Learning offering free tutoring to children and some surrounding schools. For Help the Historical Society Solve a Mystery how the a steamer that came through Gulfport, caught while honoring this memory. actual record of the Mary Disston coming south of Clearwater. There is indeed the remnants of is, perhaps one called the Hornet? of the Mary Disston the Hornet or the Mary Disston, please send it to most intense and most rewarding training program that focuses on periods. These short yet intense capacity and condition, increased strength and muscularity, improved incorporates a fun and light group atmosphere for all who participate more information. Creative Writing


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