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LARGO


Opening this week 'Iron Man 2,
starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert
Downey Jr. See page 10.


Fire department
gets grant
The city's fire department has
received a $277,200 federal gov-
ernment grant to help buy Self-
contained Breathing Apparatus
equipment.
... Page 3.



BIG-C takes issue with
offshore oil drilling
Members of the Barrier Islands
Governmental Council agreed
April 28 that the issue of state leg-
islation supporting offshore oil
drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is a
dead issue following the explosion
of the Deepwater Horizon oil plat-
form southeast of Louisiana.
"It's unfortunate it took some-
thing like this," said Treasure Is-
land Mayor Bob Minning. "It just
goes to prove what we've been
saying. You can't drill and not
spill."
... Page 4.



Thriller writer to
appear at library
Lisa Scottoline will make an ap-
pearance Saturday, May 8, 1
p.m., at the Largo Public Library,
120 Central Park Drive.
"Actually, I never really viewed
my books as legal thrillers, but
rather fast-paced novels with
women in the lead, some of whom
happen to be lawyers," she said in
a recent e-interview.
Scottoline's writing career
began with her first novel, "Every-
where That Mary Went," pub-
lished in 1994 by HarperCollins
Publishers. The novel became a
bestseller and was nominated for
the Edgar Award, the most presti-
gious award given in crime fiction,
awarded by the Mystery Writers of
America
... Page 12.



Students of
the month
The Largo Elks Lodge 2159 has
announced students of the month
for April.
... Page 9.


Lester
R. Daily

Kent State anniversary con-
jures up memories for former sol-
dier.
..Page 7.


Business ................. 19
Classified .............. 23-27
Community ............ 15-16
Entertainment .......... 10-12
Health & Fitness ........... 20
Pets of the week. ........... 28
Schools ................... 9
Sports ................ 17-18
Viewpoints ............... 6-7

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LEADER


City OKs firm to design road project


By TOM GERMOND


LARGO City commissioners continue to move
forward with plans for the reconstruction of High-
land Avenue, agreeing May 4 to pay King Engi-
neering $350,000 for design work on the project.
Commissioners Mary Black and Curtis Holmes
questioned whether the staff has the expertise to
do the work instead of hiring an engineering firm.
Community Development Director Carol
Stricklin said the city has engineers on staff who
can do the design work but "what we don't have
available to us is the survey data and we don't
have the time because this is not in our work pro-
gram to do this design."
"Our engineers are committed to other pro-
jects," she said.
Now that the city has taken over the roadway,


City commissioners awarded
former Largo High School and
University of Mississippi football
star Dexter McCluster a key to the
city.

Commissioner Robert Murray said, he thinks it's
important that the city make improvements to re-
duce the liability it has.
Over several months, commissioners have de-
bated over certain aspects of the project, such as
whether they should take over the maintenance of
the road.
City officials have modified the proposed


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Photo by BRANDEN BELL
A common gallinule feeds her nestling among the underbrush at Taylor Lake Park. This
species feeds along the edges of lakes and marshes in the Southeastern United States
and hides in dense vegetation when disturbed.


Political season moves into

high gear; races shape up


By SUZETTE PORTER

Governor Charlie Crist's last-minute deci-
sion to run for U.S. Senate as a no-party-af-
filiation candidate drew national attention
last week.
Crist, formerly a Republican candidate,
made his announcement in his hometown of
St. Petersburg on April 29.
April 30 was the filing deadline for U.S.
senator, representatives in Congress, judicial,
state attorney and public defender candi-
dates, according to the election calendar
posted at the Pinellas County Supervisor of
Elections' Web site, www.votepinellas.com.
On June 18, candidate qualifying will end
for those who plan to run for governor, attor-
ney general, chief financial officer, commis-
sioner of agriculture, state senator, state
representative, county offices and special dis-
trict candidates.


Other important dates on the calendar in-
clude the July 26 voter registration deadline
for the Aug. 24 primary and the start of early
voting on Aug. 9. Voter registration deadline
for the Nov. 2 primary election is Oct. 4. Early
voting begins Oct. 18.

County races
Although the qualifying period for county
races does not end until June 18, several
candidates are showing up as announced on
the supervisor of elections' Web site.
Three have declared interest in the race for
county commissioner, District 2: the incum-
bent Calvin Harris, a Democrat; plus Repub-
lican challenger, Norm Roche, and
independent Greg Pound, Constitution Party
of Florida.
Four candidates are lined up to challenge
See RACES, page 4


$630,000 in engineering fees in recent weeks
based on their desire to phase in or scale back the
project. At their April 20 meeting they also agreed
to accept $850,000 from the county to be used for
Highland Avenue improvements in exchange for
the city taking over the maintenance of the road.
The new scope of work includes development of
several bid alternatives for improvements such as
an urban trail component, traffic signals, pave-
ment recycling versus reconstruction and reduced
drainage enhancements. Plans call for construc-
tion to begin in the spring of 2011.
Commissioner Mary Black was the lone dis-
senter.
In other matters commissioners:
Ranked Gould Evans of Tampa as their
See CITY, page 4


New city police


chief praised

By TOM GERMOND

LARGO Deputy Chief John Carroll has been named as
Police Chief Lester Aradi's successor.
Aradi, 58, said that having Carroll taking the reins is one
of the reasons why he feels comfortable retiring June 1.
Aradi said that Carroll is "uniquely qualified" and gets an
opportunity to spend some years as chief after serving
many years with the department.
"He's extremely personable, reliable and an ethical indi-
vidual," Aradi said. "He's embedded in the community."
Carroll came to Largo in 1966 and attended local schools,
including Largo High School. He joined the Largo Police De-
partment in 1980, worked his way up through the ranks,
and was named as deputy chief in 2002. In 2005 he ob-
tained a bachelor's degree in business administration and
management from Eckerd College.
"It is an honor," Carroll said about his recent promotion.
"First of all working for Lester Aradi has been absolutely
fantastic," he said. "I've learned a lot from him."
Aradi praised Carroll in yearly evaluations.
Because of budget cuts and the necessity to downsize the
department without reducing service to the public, the
past year was perhaps the most stressful time for Carroll as

See CHIEF, page 4


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Leader, May 6, 2010


Fire department gets
grant for equipment
LARGO The city's fire department has re-
ceived a $277,200 federal government grant to
help buy Self-contained Breathing Apparatus
equipment.
Fire Chief Michael Wallace was notified by
Congressman C.W. "Bill" Young's office that
the fire department had been awarded a grant
to assist with the purchase of Self-contained
Breathing Apparatus equipment.
The units allow firefighters to breath com-
pressed air while working in environments


that are dangerous to life and health. The pur-
chase of this equipment costs more than
$400,000.
'These new devices will make an inherently
dangerous job much safer for the firefighters
of the city of Largo Fire Rescue," said Fire
Chief Michael Wallace, in a news release. 'The
new equipment incorporates the latest tech-
nology, including location systems for firefight-
ers who are injured, lost, or down in a fire."
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant was
provided by the Federal Emergency Manage-
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LARGO Winners of the third annual
Trashy Fashion: Recycled Fashion Show, held
April 22 at the Largo Cultural Center, are list-
ed below. Winners were selected by age catego-
ry and received cash prizes courtesy of
Aluminum Sponsor Midori Salon and Spa.
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"Each year I am more inspired by the
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Marissa Segundo, city recycling coordinator, in
a news release. 'These designers truly under-
stand why they are participating and the im-
pact of trash on the environment."
Attendees also had the opportunity to learn
about alternative transportation options, recy-
cled products, educational environmental dis-
plays, and green living solutions at the
pre-show Green Room gathering. The Green
Room featured local business and organiza-
tions that have a true passion for sustainable
environmental practices.
The city's third annual Trashy Fashion: Re-
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Eight O'Clock Theatre presents "Moon Over Buffalo," Fri-
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through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., Largo Cul-
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Sunset sounds, Friday, May 7, 7 to 9 p.m., Ulmer Park, 301
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Description: "Come out and enjoy a night of relaxing music
in beautiful downtown Largo. Bring your friends, family and
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opportunity to find a new home for your things and maybe find
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Leader, May 6, 2010


BIG-C says oil drilling


is now a moot point


By BOB McCLURE

MADEIRA BEACH Members of the Barrier
Islands Governmental Council agreed April 28
that the issue of state legislation supporting
offshore oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is a
dead issue following the explosion of the Deep-
water Horizon oil platform southeast of
Louisiana.
The explosion subsequently caused a crude
oil leak that is spilling an estimated 210,000
gallons per day into the Gulf.
"It's unfortunate it took something like this,"
said Treasure Island Mayor Bob Minning. "It
just goes to prove what we've been saying. You
can't drill and not spill."
Indian Shores Town Councilor Bill Smith,
who acts as the BIG-C's liaison to Tallahassee
on issues concerning offshore oil drilling,
agreed with Minning.
"Just about everything that's happened is
something we said could happen," said Smith.
'The parallels to this spill and the Australian
spill (in August) are interesting."
The Montara oil rig blowout and spill took
place in the Timor Sea off Australia on Aug.
21. A month later it covered 9,870 square
miles before it was finally capped Nov. 1.
Smith said the Montara spill was spewing
400 barrels per day and the current spill in
the Gulf is spilling about 5,000 barrels per
day.
"It's unfortunate that this happened and the
loss of life," said Madeira Beach City Manager
W.D. Higginbotham. "We're potentially exposed
right now but it looks like if it follows the loop
current (in the Gulf of Mexico), the east coast
of Florida is affected more.
"This just emphasizes what we've said all
along," Higginbotham said.
'The timing on this is just incredible," said
Redington Beach Mayor Nick Simons. 'This
certainly heightens the awareness of the dan-
gers."
One of the Florida Legislature's primary pro-
ponents of offshore drilling, House Speaker
Dean Cannon, R-Orlando, said last week the
accident caused him to ask more questions
about accident prevention.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, R-Fla., predicted the
spill would have a "chilling" impact on the
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CHIEF, from page 1

deputy chief, wrote Aradi, in Carroll's 2009
evaluation.
Part of Carroll's job, Aradi wrote, was to
readjust the work flow of top command per-
sonnel with one less police captain, a posi-
tion that was downsized and eliminated.
"Deputy Chief Carroll lives and breathes
good leadership," Aradi wrote. "His example
to others serves as a model for the career de-
velopment needed to enhance our command
staffs ability to grow professionally and take
over the reins of the police department in the
near future," Aradi wrote.
Carroll is married and has two children.
City Manager Mac Craig said he had dis-
cussed his decision to promote Carroll with


eastern Gulf of Mexico for oil exploration.
President Barack Obama on April 30 direct-
ed that no new offshore oil drilling leases be is-
sued unless rigs have new safeguards. Obama
ordered Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to re-
port within 30 days on what new technologies
are needed.
In other action, the BIG-C:
Heard a report on financial options and
possible future trends from Mitch York, a
founder of Wertz York Capital Management
Group. "Higher interest rates are coming,"
York said. "Don't lock into anything long-term.
Just keep money in investments that increase
as interest rates increase."
Heard a brief program from Pinellas Coun-
ty Sheriffs Office Lt. Adrian Arnold on huri-
cane preparedness. Arnold noted that
municipalities need to have an evacuation
plan in place that mirrors the county's plan.
He said placards identifying city officials and
others authorized to re-enter the beaches
should be used on cars. "When hurricanes
happen, unfortunately crime happens too,"
Arnold said.
Listened to an update on the Rays Gulf
Beaches Day promotion set for Sunday, June
27 when the Tampa Bay Rays play host to the
Arizona Diamondbacks at Tropicana Field.
Tickets are $35 and are available at Indian
Shores Town Hall, Tampa Bay Beaches Cham-
ber of Commerce and online. Tickets will even-
tually be available at locations in each beach
town. 'We're moving along and hopefully we'll
have as good a turnout as last year," said Indi-
an Shores Mayor Jim Lawrence. Lawrence said
the promotion drew 275 people a year ago.
Andy Squires, assistant director of the
Pinellas County Department of Environmental
Management, said due to a high degree of
beach erosion over the winter the U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers is updating bid specifica-
tions for beach renourishment for this year's
Treasure Island/Long Key project. 'This will re-
sult in improved post-construction storm pro-
tection and better recreational beaches,"
Squires said. The work to evaluate data and re-
vise the bid specifications will require an addi-
tional six to eight weeks, moving the project
start date back somewhere between late July
and mid-August. Plans to repair geotubes on
Upham Beach will get under way this summer.


city commissioners, and they all support it.
Aradi retires
after 36-year career
Craig said that Aradi and he have talked
about Aradi's plans to retire June 1 for sev-
eral months.
In February 2001, Aradi joined the Police
Department as its chief.
"He's done a great job, and I hate to see
him go," Craig said.
Asked about the highlights of his tenure
as chief, Aradi said he was proud of bring-
ing new technology to the police depart-
ment after several attempts had failed.
'They didn't have computers in the cars,"
he said.
Among other accomplishments, he takes


CITY, from page 1


leading firm to provide architectural services
for the $15.5 million Highland Recreation Cen-
ter project.
They ranked Wannemacher Jensen Architects
Inc. of St. Petersburg second and Ohlson Lavoie
Collaborative of Orlando third.
If negotiations with Gould Evans fail, they will
begin negotiations with Wannemacher.
Gould Evans provided oversight for the con-
struction of the Marshall Student Center at the
University of South Florida.
At a work session April 27, Steve Carpenter, a
principal at Gould Evans, told commissioners that
the Marshall project was done 'truly in the collabo-
rative process."
"As many as 450 students participated in the de-
sign process," he said. 'This is their building. This
is a community building called the living room of
the campus. So it is something that really needed
to represent them, likewise the recreation complex
is going to represent the city of Largo."


pride in his role in establishing a Silver
Alert program locally two years ago to help
locate missing seniors.
In a letter to "the people of the city of
Largo," Aradi wrote that "by the grace of
God you've allowed me to serve you as your
police chief for the past nine years."
"During this time we have chatted over
coffee, walked the streets of our communi-
ty together, met in our churches, enjoyed
times of celebration, and sadly shared the
worst possible human tragedies together. I
have been truly blessed to be part of the
fabric of this wonderful community," he
wrote.
Aradi plans to move to somewhere in the
Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina,
Tennessee or Georgia.


Awarded former Largo High School football star
Dexter McCluster a key to the city.
Jonathan Evans, assistant to the city manager,
said that as well as excelling on the football field,
McCluster performed well in the classroom and
was an honor roll student.
McCluster had 2,490 yards rushing and 39
touchdowns as a high school senior and helped
lead the Packers to the 2005 district champi-
onship.
In 2009, his senior season at the University of
Mississippi, McCluster had 1,169 yards rushing,
520 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns.
The running back/receiver was the 36th pick in
the overall draft this year to the Kansas City Chiefs.
McCluster said he would keep his key along with
other items and "cherish it to the day I die."
"I'm going to keep going out there every day and
living for God and using my God-given talents ... as
a stepping stone to help people in the community,"
McCluster said.
McCluster said he was born and raised in Largo
"so you all will see a lot of me."


"A great deal of preparation has gone
into succession planning and I depart leav-
ing the Largo Police Department in ex-
tremely capable hands. May the Lord bless
and watch over you," he wrote.
Aradi began his career in law enforce-
ment in December 1973 as a public safety
officer for Northwestern University in
Evanston, Ill.
In May 1974 he became a patrol officer
in Wheeling, Ill. After two years with
Wheeling, in August 1976, he left to be-
come a police officer with the Buffalo Grove
Police Department in Buffalo Grove, Ill.
Aradi spent the next 25 years with the
Buffalo Grove Police Department, rising to
become the department's deputy police
chief.


RACES, from page 1

Republican incumbent Susan Latvala for the job of county
commissioner, District 4. Fellow Republicans Beverly Billiris,
Ray Brooks and Carl Folkman have announced their intentions
to run, as has Democrat Bob Hackworth.
Thus far, Commissioner John Morroni is running unopposed
in the District 6 race.
Five have announced their candidacy for the nonpartisan
school board position, representing District 2. The status of two
of the five is listed as inactive.
Active candidates include Martha Hereford-Cothron, Fonda
Huff, Terry B. Krassner and Jessica Summers.
Keisha Bell has announced her intent to run for School
Board, District 7.
Other county races on the November ballot include that of
Judge of the County Court, Groups 1, 4, 6, 8 and 13, as well as
seats on fire districts in Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs, Lealman
and the Pinellas Suncoast Fire District.

Independent candidates
Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark sent out a press re-
lease after Crist's announcement explaining Florida's laws
about running for office as a member of a major political party,
minor political party or no party affiliation.
Clark said the word "independent" is used as a general term,
which can cause confusion. She said in addition to the major
parties, Republican and Democratic, there are many minor po-
litical parties registered with the state. She gave four examples:
America's Independent Party of Florida, Independent Democ-
rats of Florida and Independent Party of Florida (INT), plus the


Independence Party of Florida.
Florida is a closed primary state, so the way a citizen regis-
ters to vote decides how they can vote during a primary elec-
tion. Only people who have registered as a Republican can vote
for a Republican candidate during a primary election, and only
a registered Democrat can vote for a Democratic candidate.
People registered as an independent can only cast ballots for
nonpartisan races, such as School Board.
Candidates who run with no party affiliation are not included
on the primary ballot.
According to information posted at the Florida Division of
Elections, 24 candidates qualified to run for the U.S. Senate by
the April 30 deadline.
Of those 24, six are listed as no party affiliation. Four candi-
dates are listed as Republicans, five as Democrats, plus there is
one Constitution Party of Florida, one Libertarian Party of Flori-
da and eight write-in candidates.
Three qualified for the race of U.S. Representative, District 9,
which serves Pinellas County, including incumbent Republican
Gus Michael Bilirakis, and Democratic challengers Anita de
Palma and Phil Hindahl.
Three are qualified to run for the District 10 position: incum-
bent C.W. Bill Young, plus Democrat Charlie Justice and write-
in Martin Rokicki.
In the District 11 race, incumbent Democrat Kathy Castor is
challenged by Democrat Tim Curtis, four Republicans, Eddie
Adams Jr., Tony Buntyn, Thomas C. Castellano and Mike
Prendergast.

State and other local races
Democrat Nina Hayden and Republican Jack Latvala are


running for the state Senate District 16 seat vacated by Charlie
Justice. Thus far, Arthenia L. Joyner is running unopposed for
the District 18 seat.
In the race for state representative, District 45, three names
are on the active list: Republicans Fabian Calvo, Richard Cor-
coran and Kathryn Elizabeth Starkey. Incumbent Justice with-
drew to challenge Young for a seat on the U.S. House of
Representatives.
District 48 has two challengers for incumbent Peter F. Nehr,
Republican Marg Baker and Democrat Tom C. McKone.
Two are challenging District 50 representative incumbent
Republican Ed Hooper: fellow Republicans Sean Brock Galla-
her and Jacob T. Wattam.
Democrat Janet Long, who currently represents voters living
in District 51, is being challenged by Republicans Larry Ahern
and Dawn Thompson, as well as independent Joe Haynes.
Democrat incumbent Bill Heller is opposed by Republican
Connie Deneault for the District 52 seat. Incumbent Democrat
Rick Kriseman is challenged by Republicans Thomas R. Cuba
and Jesse Wayne Giles for District 53.
Incumbent Republican James C. "Jim" Frishe is opposed by
Republican Philip E. Campbell, Democrat Mary L. Russell and
no-party-affiliation candidate Jean-Paul Piccion for District 54.
Incumbent Democrat Darryl Ervin Rouson is opposed by De-
mocrat Martha Allen for District 55.
Four candidates qualified to run in the race for Supreme
Court justice; seven for the district court of appeals, Pinellas
County; and 17 for various county circuit judge positions.
In other races, there are still 22 active candidates on the list
to run for governor, six for attorney general, five for the state's
chief financial officer and six for commissioner of agriculture.


Elks 50th anniversary


From left, George Feaster, charter member #91, his wife, Kim; Gerta Jones and her husband
Larry Jones enjoy the 50th anniversary celebration of the Largo Elks Lodge 2159. New
members are always welcome. More information on the Elks can be obtained by calling the
lodge office at 587-6558.







Leader, May 6, 2010


Gulf states prepare for disaster from oil slick


By SUZETTE PORTER


Residents of coastal Florida, Alabama, Mis-
sissippi, Louisiana and Texas are accus-
tomed to preparing for disaster.
When forecasters say a hurricane is track-
ing to the Gulf of Mexico, officials urge every-
one to prepare for the worst. People who live
in coastal communities are well aware of the
potential for disaster.
A different kind of disaster currently is
brewing in the Gulf. An oil slick is expanding
at a rapid rate as oil continues to flow into
the Gulf of Mexico at an estimated rate of
210,000 gallons a day from three leaks in
damaged piping on the sea floor 5,000 feet
below the surface.
The leaks are the result of an April 20 ex-
plosion on British Petroleum's Deepwater
Horizon Rig located off the coast of Louisiana.
The damaged rig sank into the sea on April
22.
As of May 2, efforts to contain the flow of
oil have been unsuccessful. Officials are say-
ing it could be months before the leaks can
be stopped, although a number of different
techniques are included in plans to try to
stop or at least slow down the flow.
Meanwhile, the oil slick continues to ex-
pand. Trying to predict exactly how far the oil
slick will spread and where it will go is still a
guessing game, experts say. The worst-case
scenario shows the slick traveling around the
state of Florida, through the Keys and into
the Atlantic Ocean.
Environmentalists say if the slick does
make it to the Atlantic, the results would be
catastrophic.
It's not known whether Pinellas County


Environmentalists say if the slick
does make it to the Atlantic, the
results would be catastrophic.


residents will be cleaning oil from the beach-
es sometime in the future, nor is it a sure
thing that seabirds and other marine life will
come ashore onto local beaches in need of
help. However, that's not stopping local orga-
nizations, such as the Suncoast Seabird
Sanctuary, from making preparations.
After all, it's not the first time Pinellas
County has responded to a disaster from an
oil spill.
On Aug. 10, 1993, a freighter and two tug-
assisted barges collided near the entrance of
Tampa Bay, according to information found
at NOAA's Web site. A fire broke out on one of
the barges, causing a major oil spill. More
than 32,000 gallons of jet fuel, diesel and
gasoline, and 330,000 gallons of heavy fuel
oil spilled from the barges.
The spill fouled 13 miles of beaches and
caused injury to birds, sea turtles, mangrove
habitat, seagrasses, salt marshes, shellfish
beds, water column resources and bottom
sediments.
A settlement of $2.5 million was paid to
Pinellas County for the loss in tourist dollars
during the cleanup. A number of beach pro-
jects were paid for with the settlement
money.
Latest estimates say it will take billions of
dollars to pay for the damage done by the
Deepwater Horizon spill.


Gov. Charlie Crist declared a state of emer-
gency on April 30 for the counties of Escam-
bia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay and
Gulf. The executive order was amended on
May 3 to include Pinellas County, as well as
Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson, Taylor, Dixie,
Levy, Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Hillsborough,
Manatee and Sarasota counties.
In his executive order, Crist cited the
threat from oil leaking from the Deepwater
Horizon drilling platform and well, and the
need to prepare to protect natural resources,
beaches and other coastal ecosystems.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission has sent personnel to Pensacola
and Mobile, Ala., to assist with spill tracking,
according to a press release.
"The slick is growing, and its movements
depend on the currents and the winds," Gil
McRae, director of the FWC's Fish and
Wildlife Research Institute, said. "We're
preparing for the worst and hoping it won't
get to that point."
McRae indicated that no reports of ill ef-


fects on wildlife have been substantiated by
the FWC, but based on current reports on
the size of the spill, this could be a "pro-
longed event," McRae said.

How to get involved
The Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary is look-
ing for volunteers and donations. For more in-
formation, e-mail jessicag@seabirdsanctuary.
com or call 392-4291 or 254-0577.
To report oil on land, or for general com-
munity and volunteer information, call 866-
448-5816,
To report oiled or injured wildlife, call 866-
557-1401.
BP is asking fishermen for assistance
through its Vessel of Opportunities program.
BP is looking to contract shrimp boats, oyster
boats and other vessels to deploy booms in
the Gulf of Mexico. For more information, call
281-366-5511.
For the most up-to-date information on the
oil spill, visit www.deepwaterhorizon
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Kudos to Latvala


Pinellas County Commissioner Susan Lat-
vala should be commended for her recent
proposal to place a temporary moratorium on
the opening of new pain management clinics
in the county.
Latvala's recent draft measure calls for a
180-day moratorium on the opening of new
clinics and the organization of a task force to
study regulations of clinics in the county.
County officials and Sheriff Jim Coats con-
tend many of the clinics are nothing more
than a place for pushers and a location for
those with drug addictions to get their pills.
As soon as the Sheriffs Office closes down
one of these pill mills, another one opens up
down the street. Latvala's proposal would
stop it for a while.
This is something long overdue.
Pinellas County ranks fourth in the state
behind Dade, Broward and Palm Beach for
the abuse of prescription drugs. Pills, such as
oxycodone and other pain relievers, have
ended up as far away as Kentucky for distrib-
ution on the streets.
A recent investigation by the St. Petersburg
Times attributed 500 deaths per year in the
Tampa Bay area to prescription painkillers
and anti-anxiety drugs. That's nearly three
times the number that die from illegal drugs
each year, such as cocaine and heroin.


More eye opening is the fact that Pinellas
led the state in 2008 with 376 deaths attrib-
uted to prescription drugs. According to the
Sheriffs Office, more than 400 such deaths
are anticipated on the 2009 report, which is a
very startling number.
Whenever more than one person a day is
dying from misuse of prescription drugs it is a
serious problem that needs to be addressed.
Under Latvala's proposal, existing pain
clinics would be allowed to stay in business
but would be required to register with the
county.
The local ordinance would act as a Band-
Aid until a statewide prescription database is
up and running that Florida officials believe
will have an impact on slowing down the
prevalence of doctor shopping and pill mills.
County Attorney Jim Bennett said Pinellas
passed a similar measure to control the adult
entertainment business. He noted that Lat-
vala's measure is not a prohibition but in-
stead regulatory.
The moratorium would give local law en-
forcement a needed tool to curb illegal pill
mills and eliminate the number of tragic sto-
ries associated with painkiller overdose.
Perhaps this will be the first of many steps
in the right direction if adopted to stop an
illicit activity.


R eade s' forum Letters do not necessarily reflect the views of Tampa Bay Newspapers.


Thank you to the community
Editor:
Thank you to all the individuals who sup-
ported the RCS Food Bank yard sale on April
17. With the strong support of our community
we provided $2,000 for the food bank to pur-
chase food for those in need.
There were so many people who donated
items, bought treasures, food and who
dropped off financial donations for the food
bank. A special thank you to the Belleview
Biltmore Golf Club Manager Chuck and his
entire staff for allowing us to use their facility.
Their kindness and assistance were greatly ap-
preciated. Karla Rettstatt and her outreach to
friends and community members also made
the event a huge success. We thank the Bel-
leair Bee for making this a priority and helping
to promote the event.
There are thousands of hungry families liv-
ing in our community. Please take a moment
to review your pantry or pick up some extra
food and donate it. Stop by the RCS Food
Bank on the corner of Druid Road and Myrtle
Avenue and take a moment to help those in
need.
Thank you,
Amy Maguire
Belleair

Consider freezing
teachers' salaries
Editor:
In recent editions of the paper, a lot of space
has been devoted to the subject of the need to
cut the county budget. There has been talk of
raising the assessment rate to help increase
revenue. In these hard times, why don't we
consider putting a freeze on teacher salaries,
since they don't seem to like the idea of pay for
performance.
Most people who work for a living get pay
raises based on their performance and haven't
seen a pay raise in the last few years due to the
economy. Why should teachers be any differ-
ent? And why should we keep increasing the
pay of teachers who do nothing to earn the in-
crease?
The schools eat up the biggest part of our
budget. Don't get me wrong; we need good
teachers. But we don't need just the type that
want to be paid huge salaries just for showing
up. Yes, we are upset about this. As everyone
who pays taxes in Pinellas County should be.
David and Tricia Newman
Pinellas Park

High-speed rail is great
Re: "What? No showers on commuter trains?"
Tom Germond's column, April 15
Editor:
I enjoyed Tom Germond's article on high
speed rail to Orlando and wanted to add my
own opinion.
Of course, it would be nice to zip over there
without having to encounter 1-4. I must drive
there in May to be with grandchildren and will
take old route 92 to preserve my nerves. It
would also be nice to connect with a real high-


speed train up the coast for a one-day trip to
Philadelphia.
My objection to the current plan is that it
will cost a billion dollars and require a whole
new railroad company to run it. That will cost
us forever, and there is no way that any pas-
senger railroad in the world can make money.
As I have been advising TBARTA, there is a
proven way to provide fast, dependable service
to Orlando at one third that cost, using exist-
ing tracks. No matter that CSX seems uncoop-
erative now; let them make money running it
and we will save a lot of management expens-
es.
I realize that the people planning this know
almost nothing about railroad operations, and
are merely in love with an idea. High-speed rail
is great for long distances, but we can't afford
it here, no matter how nice it would be to zoom
to Orlando.
Robert Stanton
Seminole

Are they really sister cities?
Editor:
My wife and I were thrilled to go to our
Largo Public Library to see the Japanese expo-
sition and celebration like it was advertised in
your newspaper.
Largo and Kami sister city wow! With all
that Japanese history, Samurai, Geisha, zen,
Bushido, Rinzai Garden, etc.
When we arrived at the Largo Library, we
were very surprised to see only two very small
displays on Japan the one with the small
sword and the one with some silk kimono. In
five minutes you had already seen all the ex-
position.
So we crossed the street expecting better,
but we received the cold shoulder. We were as-
tonished. We were told you need a special invi-
tation to be a part of that celebration.
It was a private party only. So my wife Kiko
San and I need some clarifications.
Is Largo and Kami City really sister cities? I
thought sister city means all the population
not just some special members. Next time be
more accurate or do not tell nobody so we
won't lose our time for nothing. Too bad for
Japan. This letter had already been sent to the
Japanese consulate.
Kondo Sensei
Largo

Exciting times in Seminole
Editor:
They say we live in interesting times. These
times, in Seminole, certainly qualify. With all
the projects going on around town, how could
anyone not be excited.
The city has a number of interesting plans
taking shape, add into the mix a new CVS lo-
cation planned on Park Street, to replace an
existing building. And talk of developing that
site on Bay Pines and Seminole Blvd.
But, perhaps the most interesting project is
the ongoing construction of a new Aldf's store on
the east side of Seminole Boulevard. It is
See FORUM, page 7


Leader, May 6, 2010


A special
In his "Divine Comedy,"
Italian poet Dante Alighieri
(1265-1321) wrote about hell
and what awaited sinners
who were consigned there for
eternity. There were specific
circles of hell for certain cate-
gories of wrong-doers.
If I were allowed to update daily to do
the "Divine Comedy" for mod- terol and
ern times, I would create a that clog
unique circle of hell for the cardiac ve
persons and companies that come in a
design and manufacture plas- lid has bee
tic wrappers for thousands of a plastic r
everyday products. Under the ent from t
guise of protecting us from ers. Ideal
germs, leakage, pilfering and break as
poisoning, these plastic de- screws the
vices have the ultimate goal of ing happen
driving the consumer crazy. unscrew,
In some instances the appar- morals he
ent goal is to have the cus- but to no
tomer inflict bodily damage on pering like
himself/herself while attempt- go looking
ing to free the product from knife or p,
the plastic that surrounds it. which to
On a recent morning I trav- signed pla
eled to Walmart. I purchased STYPTI(
four products and brought slender cy
them home. There I attacked sulfate, m
them. There is no other word ternal Ind
for it. Allow me to list them: les. Whei
COOLMINT ICEBREAK- razor cuts
ERS. These are delightful lously st
sugar-free mints made by the Some pe
Hershey Co. The disk-like paper to t]
container has two openings, to their jo
labeled 'To Share" and "Not to blood-sta
Share," presumably to meet These wo
the inclinations of both selfish ously shoi
and unselfish users. But be- tic penci
fore any mints can be re- God. But
leased, the customer must when it ca
contend with the plastic ring the penci
that encases the product. The plastic as
ring is thin and clear and heart of a
tough. The average fingernail ommende
will not be strong enough to the pla
break it. One must instead strength h
find a slender pointed instru- CELL F
ment a surgeon's scalpel is made by
ideal to carefully insert be- people, tc
neath the plastic ring and This cor
then to rip the accursed ma- pronged p
trial loose while using lan- wire, and
guage so foul as to curdle ed into m
milk in homes a hundred apparatus
yards down the block. $15, but t
SPRING VALLEY FISH OIL shell that
CAPSULES. I ingest these would su(


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Driver's Seat
Bob Driver



o battle with choles-
other substances
my ancient, abused
vessels. The capsules
brown bottle whose
en welded shut with
ing not much differ-
hat of the Icebreak-
ly, the ring should
the customer un-
e lid. But no. Noth-
ens. I unscrew and
like a hooker whose
ave been reversed,
avail. Finally, whim-
e a scolded puppy, I
, for a scalpel, steak
pointed scissors with
pierce the devil-de-
stic ring.
C PENCIL. This is a
linder of aluminum
ade by American In-
ustries of Los Ange-
n applied to small
, the pencil miracu-
ops the bleeding.
ople apply toilet
he cuts and then go
bs still wearing the
lined paper tabs.
rkers have notori-
rt careers. The styp-
l was invented by
SSatan took over
tme time to package
1. He encased it in
unyielding as the
Marine sniper. Rec-
d tool for defeating
stic: Industrial-
edge clippers.
'HONE CHARGER,
the Just Wireless
Sfit my LG phone.
insists of a two-
lug, a short piece of
a fitting to be insert-
y phone. The whole
s costs less than
he rock-hard plastic
protects the charger
ggest it is worth at


hell
least $200. It took me 20
minutes of concentrated
struggle, using rugged scis-
sors, a steak knife and an
Xacto blade, to liberate the
charger. These days, almost
all electronic gadgets are im-
prisoned in eternal plastic. I
once asked a clerk the reason
for this. He said it was to pre-
vent shoppers from opening
the package and stealing the
device.
***
If I were a philosopher or
otherwise profound person, I
might try to read some deep,
dark meaning into society's
apparent love affair with pre-
ventive packaging. I would
hark back to the old days
(whenever that was) when
simple trust walked the land,
and people (usually with rea-
son) assumed that products
would not be tainted or stolen
from the shelves. You could
buy a bottle of aspirin whose
only protection was a screw-
on cap. Many products in-
cluding food were stored in
open bins, open and vulnera-
ble to the vagaries of passing
shoppers. Some of that is still
true, of course. But merchan-
dising is increasingly a guard-
ed process, based on the
assumption that given a
chance a customer will
shoplift or otherwise harm a
product.
Instead of blaming the
packaging industry for mak-
ing things difficult, maybe
we'd better look to ourselves,
the consumer. We do have op-
tions. We can simply refuse to
buy products that are too
tightly wrapped. We can com-
plain to the store manage-
ment and to the
manufacturer. Or we can as-
semble an all-purpose handy-
dandy set of plastic-assault
tools guaranteed to open any
product that's sold. Start with
a machete, add a titanium
power drill, and we'll soon be
in the catbird seat.
Send Bob Driver an e-mail
at tralee71 @comcast.net


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Kent State anniversary brings back old memories


Forty years ago this week, on
May 4, 1970, Ohio National
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a crowd of college students and
antiwar demonstrators, killing
four, permanently paralyzing
one and wounding eight others
in what has become known as
the Kent State Massacre. Histo-
rians may argue whether Kent
State marked a turning point in
public opinion regarding the
Vietnam War, but I know it was
a turning point for me.
I was a soldier then, home on
leave at the New Jersey shore
before reporting to the Overseas
Replacement Station at Fort
Dix, N.J. By the luck of the
draw, I was going to Germany
instead of to Vietnam.
On the day of the Kent State
shootings, while the evening TV
news showed right-wing New
York City construction workers
with American flag decals on
their hard hats gleefully chanti-
ng 'This time four, next time
more," a friend and I drove to
nearby Monmouth College to
join the students in a candle-
light vigil for the dead. Not
knowing how the crowd would
react to the sight of my uni-
form, I wore civilian clothing,
and a hat to cover my GI hair-


cut.
Shortly after I arrived at Fort
Dix, a large antiwar demonstra-
tion, fueled by anger over the
Kent State shootings, took
place outside the main gate.
Military policemen were throw-
ing CS tear gas grenades at the
demonstrators, who sometimes
picked them up and threw
them back.
A sergeant informed me that
I needed to go to S-4 and get
some TA-50 because I was
going to be part of the Standby
Reaction Force. I had been in
the Army long enough to know
that S-4 was the supply room
and TA-50 was field gear, but I
had no idea what a Standby
Reaction Force was.
At S-4, I learned that the
Standby Reaction Force was a
group of soldiers that would be
held in reserve, ready to rein-
force the MPs at a moment's
notice if the demonstration got
out of hand. I was issued a steel
helmet, web gear, a gas mask
and an M-16 assault rifle with a
bayonet but no ammunition.
I was driven to a mess hall
near the perimeter which was
being used as a staging area for
the Standby Reaction Force. It
was a balmy spring day, so the


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Wanted to take a moment to thank all of the folks who took
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As one candidate who walked our entire city, it occurred to
me that we should probably consider some form of districting.
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a skewed result, where all seats might be filled by folks from
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representation for all parts of the city. The one citywide seat
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The topic was, is it right for elected folks to challenge the sta-
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windows were wide open.
Suddenly the wind shifted
and the mess hall was en-
veloped in a cloud of CS gas
that left us teary-eyed and
coughing before we could get
our masks on.
"If we're ordered out there,
men, be sure to bayonet them
in the belly," a pudgy captain
told us when the gas had
cleared. "If you stab them in the
rib cage, the blade might stick
in bone and break off. And if
that happens, the price of the
bayonet is coming out of your
pay."
I was so appalled that I got
out of my seat and walked to
the back of the room, where
several 50-pound sacks of pota-
toes were neatly stacked on the
floor. I tossed my M-16 on the
potatoes and flopped down be-
side it. A young lieutenant no-
ticed me and came over.
"Soldier, you need to listen to


what the captain is saying," he
said. "It's stuff we'll need to
know if we're ordered out
there."
"Sir, if we're ordered out
there, I'm not going," I replied.
"But you could be facing a
court-martial if you refuse a di-
rect order to move out," he said.
"I don't care, sir," I said. "I'm
not going to kill any of those
demonstrators. Those are Jer-
sey kids, so am I. I probably
went to high school with some
of them"
Fortunately, the move-out
order never came, so I couldn't
be punished for disobeying it.
But I had an epiphany that day.
Until then, I had been am-
bivalent about the war in Viet-
nam. I never believed the
Domino Theory, which said
that, if South Vietnam fell to the
communists, nearby countries
would quickly follow- like a row
of dominoes and hordes of
Red Chinese would soon be
storming the beaches of Califor-
nia. On the other hand, as a
loyal American, I felt that I had
a duty to serve my country
when my draft notice came.
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on many county services
By SUZETTE PORTER particularly the practice of bumping.
Bumping refers to the scenario where
CLEARWATER Not all the news was bad. classified employees who have a higher re-
However, years of budget cuts are affecting tention score (combination of seniority, per-
Pinellas County's ability to deliver services. formance) can return to the classification
Twenty departments, most under direct they held previously thus "bumping" anoth-
control of the Board of Pinellas County Com- er employee with a lower retention score out,
missioners, presented mid-year reports over according to Peggy Rowe, county Human Re-
a two-day period, April 27 and April 29, de- sources director.
signed to allow the commissioners to see the However, this bumping occurred across
consequences of their policy decisions, ac- departments, meaning personnel transfer-
cording to County Administrator Bob ring to another department required addi-
LaSala. tional training to be able to do their new job.
"You've heard concrete examples of posi- "People were bumped into positions they
tives and you've also heard negatives," didn't know enough about and didn't want
LaSala said after the final report. to be in," LaSala said.
He said staff had done a good job of step- He said future staffing decisions would be
ping up productivity to compensate for the made by looking at performance and needs
lack of workers and money; however, he also of a position with seniority playing only a
said those new levels of productivity were small part.
not sustainable. Several department heads said more em-
LaSala said revenue projections show con- phasis should be placed on recording job
tinued decline, necessitating additional processes and procedures so that valuable
changes in how county government works. knowledge was not lost when employees
LaSala said the commissioners should were laid off and/or replaced.
change how they deal with reductions in Employee morale was another concern.
revenues in the future. LaSala said despite best efforts to provide
"This continued pattern of cutting doesn't quality services, there had been no choice
hold up," he said. "It won't continue to work. but to relax some standards to get the work
This (loss of revenue) is not just this year done within budget.
and the following." "It's evident that employees take pride in
Commission Chair Karen Williams Seel their work ... It affects morale when people
thanked staff for their work preparing the aren't doing a job they're proud of," LaSala
reports. said.
"This is the backdrop and the information LaSala said levels of service would "con-
we need to know going forward," she said. tinue to deteriorate before they hit a level of
Some of the key elements from the reports consistency." He said there would be no re-
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Elks names top students
LARGO -The Largo Elks Lodge 2159 has an- Fellowship of Christian
nounced students of the Athletes. He participates
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From Largo High School football and swimming.
they are Erica Beers, Book volunteers for Toys
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By LEE CLARK ZUMPE

LARGO As part of the
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Lisa Scottoline will make an
appearance Saturday, May 8,
1 p.m., at the Largo Public
Library, 120 Central Park
Drive.
Tickets are $25 in advance
or $30 at the door. Seating is
limited. Tickets are available
at the library, by calling 586-
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Attendees will receive a
free hardcover copy of Scotto-
line's newest thriller, "Think
Twice," with their paid ticket
at the event. Scottoline will
be signing copies of the book.
Proceeds will benefit the
Greater Largo Library Foun-
dation Inc.
Scottoline's books are often
described as legal thrillers,
although the author doesn't


necessarily agree.
"Actually, I never really
viewed my books as legal
thrillers, but rather fast-
paced novels with women in
the lead, some of whom hap-
pen to be lawyers," she said
in a recent e-interview. "The
books are about ordinary ex-
traordinary women regard-
less of their occupation. I
anticipate that I will be writ-
ing far fewer novels with
lawyers in the lead role in the
future."
Regardless of her protago-
nist's profession, Scottoline
takes great care in develop-
ing her lead characters.
"I think that the most im-
portant element to a book is
character," she said. "It is im-
portant to have a sympathet-
ic main character to which
readers can relate. You want
a character that readers like
and want to root for, even if
they are flawed."


Scottoline's writing career
began with her first novel,
"Everywhere That Mary
Went," published in 1994 by
HarperCollins Publishers.
The novel became a best-
seller and was nominated for
the Edgar Award, the most
prestigious award given in
crime fiction, awarded by the
Mystery Writers of America.
Scottoline's second novel,
"Final Appeal," also was
nominated for and received
an Edgar Award. Since then
she has written 11 more legal
suspense novels, all of which
have appeared on bestseller
lists, including the New York
Times, Wall Street Journal
and USA Today.
The author's most recent
book, 'Think Twice," from St.
Martins Press, reunites her
recurring character Bennie
Rosato with her identical
twin, Alice Connolly. In the
opening chapters, Connolly-


a sociopath drugs Rosato
and leaves her for dead,
buried in a remote field.
While Connolly tries to
take over Rosato's life, Rosato
must claw her way back to-
ward a confrontation, discov-
ering the scope of her own
determination to stay alive
and her desire to exact re-
venge.
Scottoline boasts experi-
ence in the legal field which
helps to infuse her books
with accurate background
material. She began her legal
career with a clerkship for
President Judge Edmund B.
Spaeth Jr. of the Pennsylva-
nia Superior Court. When the
clerkship ended, she joined
Dechert, Price & Rhoads in
Philadelphia as an associate.
In 1986, Scottoline left the
firm to raise her newborn
daughter. That's when she
began writing legal fiction as
a part-time job.


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She returned to the legal
world in 1994, taking a job
as an administrative law
clerk to Chief Judge Dolores
K. Sloviter of the United
States Court of Appeals for
the Third Circuit. Simultane-
ously, her new career as a
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novel.
Scottoline enjoys meeting
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or two.
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meeting readers is buoying
because writing is such a
solitary job," Scottoline said.
"It is always rewarding to
meet people who read me
and are so supportive, and I
appreciate the opportunity to
thank them in person."
Meeting readers has other
benefits, too.
"By talking with readers, I
get to feel what they feel


about my books, which
thankfully, is overwhelmingly
positive," the author said.
"When I am writing it is the
readers I have in my mind,
and I feel such a personal
connection to them that I
think that if I like what I am
writing, others will as well.
Fiction connects us, and we
are not that different from
each other."
Soon, the familiar charac-
ters featured in Scottoline's
Rosato and Associates books
may find an even wider audi-
ence. All nine books have
been purchased by Fox TV
for development into a televi-
sion series.
With technology offering
readers a variety of alterna-
tive platforms from audio-
books to e-books and beyond
- Scottoline isn't worried
about the future of tradition-
al books and the printed
word.
"My first love is books and
their physicality, but at the
same time, I write for a news-
paper and I'm a huge fan and
love newsprint even when it
gets all over my hands," she
said. "I think newspapers
and books will never disap-
pear but the big picture is
that it is really important for
people to read."
Scottoline believes reading
is good for the soul.
"If there are people who
travel often and find an e-
book, I'm happy they are
reading," she said. "I feel the
same about audiobooks.
They will never replace
books, but they allow visually
impaired to read. The more
people who read, the
stronger we are as a coun-
try."
For information about the
author and her books, visit
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10, 6:30 p.m., at the Parkview Room in the Largo Cultural Cen-
ter.
Deitche will discuss organized crime in the Tampa Bay area.
He has written five books dealing in crime and the aftermath of
that criminal environment. "Cigar City Mafia" and "The Silent
Don" deal extensively with organized crime in the Tampa Bay
area.
A potluck dinner will be served. Guests are asked to bring
something to share, such as a box of chicken or pie and some-
thing to drink, a paper plate and plastic ware.
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program designed for
preschool children meets
each week and incorporates
concepts of math and science
through stories, crafts, ex-
periments, and messy play.
Ages 3-5.
Brown Bag Movies at
12:30 p.m.
Bring your own lunch and
watch movies from every era.
Popcorn and soda are provid-
ed. This week's movie is
Bringing Up Baby (1938).
Saturday, May 8
Family Freecycle from 1-4
p.m.
Are toys, games, and out-
grown clothing taking over
your home? Please bring
your clean, gently-used items
to the children's department
starting on Thursday at
noon. On Saturday at 1 p.m.
the swap begins. This is a
great opportunity to find a
new home for your things
and maybe find something
new for your family. You
don't need money; every-
thing's free. At the end of the
event, all remaining items
will be donated to charity.
Monday, May 10
Family Fun-O-Rama at
6:30 p.m.
Pajamas and slippers are
recommended for this pro-
gram full of family fun. Join
Ms. Linda on Monday nights
for themed stories, activities,
and crafts.
English as a Second Lan-
guage Conversation Hour at
6:30 p.m.


Rotary Club donation


Jeni Coticchio of Caregivers Support Network, left, accepts a
$500 check from Eric Coyer, president of the Rotary Club of
Largo. The Rotary Club of Largo's "Death by Chocolate A
Taste of the Holidays" is held each year at the Largo Cultural
Center on the first Friday of December. Proceeds from the
event support organizations in the greater Largo area that
work with youth.


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This English conversation
Group is for adults who
speak English as a Second
Language (ESL).
Poets Live! at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 11
Itsy Bitsy Baby Club at 10
a.m.
Join Ms. Cynthia in songs,
rhymes, fingerplays, and a
few surprises! For parents
and caregivers with babies
up to 18 months.
Anime Cafe at 5 p.m.
Make a craft project, then
relax with some Asian
snacks and watch anime
episodes at this teen pro-
gram.
Wednesday, May 12
Toddler Tales at 10 a.m.
Join Ms. Angela for
themed stories, music, and
extended story activities for
children ages 18 months to 3
years old.
Booktalking with Iris at
noon.
ESL Tutor Training: Orien-
tation at 6:30 p.m.
Our area has a large popu-
lation of non-native speakers
who want to become a bigger
part of our community, but
they need help. Give your
time to a worthy cause: learn
to teach English at the Largo
Public Library. Join us
Wednesday, May 12, for ori-
entation. Tutor training will
be held the two following Sat-
urdays, May 15 and 22, 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Refreshments
and materials will be provid-
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Briefs
Democratic women to meet
LARGO The Democratic Women's Club of
Upper Pinellas is set to meet Monday, May 24,
11:30 a.m., at Stacey's Buffet, 1451 Missouri
Ave. N.
Jo Ann S. Nesbit, executive director and
CEO of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Neigh-
borhood Family Center in Clearwater will
speak and take questions about the center's
after-school programs. She also will talk about
how these efforts help keep children safe,
smart and heading in the right direction. Call


Leader, May 6, 2010


581-4630.

Teacher to present 'Islam:
Religion and Culture'
LARGO Friendship Force of the Florida
Suncoast invites the public to attend a presen-
tation on "Islam: Religion and Culture," Satur-
day, May 15, 2:30 p.m., at the Largo Public
Library.
Local Muslim teacher Aziz Merchant will pro-
vide insight into Islam as a religion of peace -
diverse in interpretations, cultures and tradi-


tions that evolved over time and history. He
also will help us better understand the culture
and traditions of Muslims from the Indian sub-
continent where he was born and raised and
the culture and traditions of Middle Eastern
Muslims, in the areas of dress, music, behav-
iors toward women and education of women.
The meeting is free and open to the public.

New Food Bank to open in May
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Bay is set to open a food bank in Clearwater in


early May to distribute more food to hungry
residents. The 13,750-square-foot space is lo-
cated at 4711 126th Ave. in the Leslie A.
Rubin Business Center.
The facility will include storage for both dry
and perishable food directly from individual
stores with managed donation programs that
use the food bank's refrigerated trucks.
These foods from Pinellas County stores will
be sorted at the new facility and made avail-
able to the food bank's agencies the same day
or next day.


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City of Largo recreation programs


LARGO Children ages 12 and up will learn the ins and outs
of how to scuba dive and kayak at Largo's Under and Over
Aquatics Camp.
From June 14-18, campers will meet at Southwest Pool,
13120 Vonn Road to learn the fundamentals of both sports.
Camp includes a field trip to Busch Gardens' Adventure Island
on the final day of camp.
Largo's Under and Over Aquatics Camp is sponsored in part
by Sunshine Scuba and Watersports West. Cost is $99 for resi-
dents and $125 for nonresidents. For more information or to
register your child, call 518-3126 or visit LargoPools.com.
***
Register your team for Largo's Recreational Basketball
League for ages 16 and up.
Games will be held at 7 p.m. every Tuesday night at the
Ridgecrest YMCA, 1801 119th St. N. Team registration and pay-
ment is due by April 30. League play begins May 11. Cost is
$275 per team for residents and $345 for nonresidents. For
more information or to register your team, visit
LargoSports.com or call 587-6740, ext. 5007.
The Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW, has a sanc-
tioned duplicate bridge game every Wednesday, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
The fee is $4 with a city recreation card or $5 without a card.
Snacks provided.
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profit organizations through
the club's Community Fund
Grant.
"We're proud of the con-
tinued good work of the
Rays Baseball Foundation
and the impact it continues
to have on programs dedi-
cated for the well-being of
our area's youth," said Rays
President Matt Silverman.
The Rays Baseball Foun-
dation is committed to sup-
porting youth and
education programs
throughout the Tampa Bay
community. Key contribu-
tors to the Foundation in-
clude Rays owners, players,
sponsors and fans.
In 2008-09 the Rays
Baseball Foundation invest-
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in youth and education pro-
grams in the Tampa Bay re-
gion through grant
programs and special
events. In January, the
Foundation donated more
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Relief Funds of the Ameri-
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Children.
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Bringing on the heat


Mid-summer like weath-
er over the past week has
pushed our water tempera-
tures up to about what
they should be for this
time of year.
The warmer water
should hopefully accelerate
the baitfish migration to
the area. Thus far this
spring/summer season
has been pretty light on
bait. Those willing to get
up early have had success


filling the live well with
scaled sardines; however,
once the sun comes up
cast-netting live bait has
been tough to say the
least.
As for the fishing, the
kingfish and mackerel bite
was terrific last week just
before the wind started
blowing out of the south at
20 mph each day.
The key has been to find
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Fish Tales
Capt. Tyson
Wallerstein

miles offshore. Anchoring
over hard-bottom areas
and chumming with live
and cut bait should pro-
vide you with nonstop ac-
tion on Spanish mackerel
and schoolie sized king-


fish.
If you prefer to troll, try
using a small silver spoon
for the mackerel and a
larger king spoon for the
kingfish. Troll them be-
hind No. 2 planers and be
sure to stagger them be-
hind the boat, making it
easier to turn on the troll.
The inshore scene has
been dominated by the
redfish. Big high tides
brought on by this last


moon phase allowed an-
glers to target reds along
the mangroves for extend-
ed periods of time. Warmer
water has prompted the
reds to feed much better
than a couple of weeks
ago, and having a well full
of scaled sardines doesn't
hurt either. Target the
points along the mangrove
shorelines, these small
points will usually have an
oyster bar around them


and when the tide is high,
the reds like to sit right on
top of the oysters.
Until next week get bent!
Tyson Wallerstein can be
reached at capt.tyson@hot
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the paper, send the photo
along with your name, when
and where it was caught to
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mail it to Tampa Bay Newspa-
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Seminole, FL 33772.


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UPS Charity Golf
Tournament planned
BELLEAIR The 12th annual UPS Charity
Golf Tournament to benefit United Way chil-
dren's programs will be Saturday, May 22, at
the Belleview Biltmore Golf Club, 1501 Indian
Rocks Road.
There will be an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The
entry fee is $100. Various sponsorship levels
are available.
The tournament is hosted by Greg Gagne,
former Minnesota Twins shortstop; and NHL
Hall of Famer Phil Esposito.
Call Terry Holland at 647-0197.

Gulf Coast United slates soccer
skills clinics
SEMINOLE Gulf Coast United Soccer Club
plans free soccer training sessions May 25-27


for boys and girls ages 8-19 at the Seminole
Junior Warhawks soccer complex, 11800
125th St. N.
Instruction for players in U8 to U12 is 6 to
7:15 p.m.
Instruction for players in U13 to U19 will be
from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m.
Each free session will provide soccer skills
instruction by qualified trainers, and a chance
to learn more about GCU's competitive and
academy developmental soccer programs.
Visit www.gcunited.com or call 518-3728,
ext. 6.

Butterfly program set
LARGO A program on butterfly gardening
will be presented on Saturday, May 8, 9:30 to
11:30 a.m., at Pinellas County Extension,
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New businesses
open in Largo
LARGO New business-
es that opened in Largo re-
cently are National Pet Vax
LLC, 1501 S. Belcher Road
#A, mobile veterinarian;
the Foundry Fine Interior
Consignments LLC, 198 W.
Bay Drive, consignment
shop; Escape Nali Salon &
Day Spa, 14100 U.S. 19 N.
111, beauty salon; Erna
Ajanovic, 3387 E. Bay
Drive, facial specialist;
Mark G. Carlo, 1590 Semi-
nole Blvd., chiropractic
physician.

CMA wins
PR award
CLEARWATER Clear-
water Marine Aquarium
won five awards at the
2010 Image Awards, an
annual competition spon-
sored by the Tampa Bay
Chapter of the Florida Pub-
lic Relations Association.
CMA earned the compe-
tition's biggest honor, the
Grand All Image Award.
CMA also won a Grand
Image Award, two Image
Awards and one Judge's
Award. The Image Awards
competition recognizes
companies that exhibit and
employ comprehensive
public relations projects
that meet the highest stan-
dards of excellence in four
components of PR pro-
gramming: research, plan-
ning, execution and
evaluation. An Image
Award is presented to the
top-scoring entry in each
category and Grand Image
Awards are given to the top
entry for each division.
During the cold weather
snap earlier this year, more
than 5,000 sea turtles
washed up with cold stun
and CMA rescued, rehabili-
tated and released more
than 100 of them. Over a
two-month span, CMA ex-
perienced steady media
coverage, with about 150
media stories and 6 million
media impressions in local
and national media outlets.
This media coverage al-
lowed CMA to continue to
spread the word about its
important mission to res-
cue, rehabilitate and re-
lease sick or injured
marine life.

Vixen to host
makeup class
DUNEDIN A Makeup
101 class will be offered
Sunday, May 23, noon to 2
p.m., at Vixen, 731 Broad-
way.
The class is offered
monthly. Cost is $50 pre-
paid and attendees receive
$40 back in store credit at
the end of the class. The
class runs approximately
75 minutes.
Attendees will watch a
makeup artist perform
complete makeup applica-
tion from beginning to end
with instruction on proper
tools, technique and prod-
ucts.
Call 475-9445.

Liara Studios opens
LARGO Liara Studios,
photographic art and de-
sign by Bill Cadzow,
opened its doors April 30
at 216 West Bay Drive.
Cadzow is an award-win-
ning portrait artist special-
izing in fine art family,
corporate and wedding


photography. He is an
eight-year veteran in the
photography industry. His
work has been recognized
by the Florida Professional
Photographers Association
and the Tampa Area Pro-
fessional Photographers
Association and has earned
him multiple awards at the
state level including an
overall first and second
place awards the past two
years.

Lockheed Martin honors
employees
OLDSMAR Lockheed
Martin's Mission Systems
and Sensors business re-
cently honored employees
from its Oldsmar facility.
The 2010 Evening of
Stars banquet recognized
the business' top perform-
ers for 2009, chosen from
more than 15,000 employ-
ees nationwide. The Team
Awards were presented to
the teams that have
achieved significant mile-
stones through their col-
laborative efforts.
Daniel V. Crimi, Daniel
T. Quirino and Salvatore
Torre were recognized as
members of the EQ-36
MS2 Operations Team for
helping to deliver the first
two EQ-36 radars for the
U.S. Army only 30 months
after receiving the contract
award.

Healthy Hut opens
ST. PETE BEACH The
Healthy Hut Market and
Restaurant opened its doors
May 1 at 595 Corey Ave.
Angela Langston, store
manager, was joined by
Tampa Bay Beaches Cham-
ber of Commerce officials for
the official ribbon-cutting cer-
emony.
The Healthy Hut Market
and Restaurant provides a
casual island shopping expe-
rience and brings health
foods to the beaches with this
new 9,200-square-foot retail
location. Locally owned and
focused on community, the
store features a full-size sit-
down restaurant, salad bar,
take-out deli, bakery,
local/natural/organic pro-
duce, supplements and gro-
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As you may have heard, as
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While the estate tax has
been eliminated, the income
tax has not. And with the
elimination of the estate tax
came the elimination of the
step up in basis, and the re-
turn of the modified carryover
basis.
These are technical terms.
So what does this mean? Sim-
ply stated, adjusted basis is
what you have invested in the
asset for a security it would
be what you have invested
into it (original cost adjusted
for any dividends that have
been reinvested). So what is a
step up in basis?
In December of 2009, if a
person passed away, and left
his or her investments to the
children, the children's basis
would be the value of those
assets on the date of death of
the person who passed away.
When a child would sell an
asset, they would owe tax on
the difference between the
current fair market value and
the basis. That part doesn't
change. What changes is that
without the step up in basis,
the basis from which the
taxes due is calculated is the
deceased parent's basis (what
they paid for the asset).
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After all, our CPAs impress
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loved one, to determine what
their basis was on an invest-
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there are also changes relat-
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planning documents (and if
your parents are still alive,
suggest they do the same).
Take a look at your planning
documents to determine how
the amount of assets that will
fund a trust, or pass to the
next generation is determined.
If it is formula based you will
need to speak with your attor-
ney and ask them to review
the documents; they may
need to be revised or restated.
Because if the amount to fund
a trust to provide for living ex-
penses for your surviving
spouse is arrived at through a
formula related to the applica-
ble exclusion amount, since
that amount now doesn't
exist, the trust may not prop-
erly fund.
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nancial statements and en-
sure that costs basis
information is available for all
of your assets. If not, you
need to be aware that if you
don't know what your basis


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bought the asset) track this
for you. But what about in-
vestment property? What
about if you had held stock
certificates, and didn't buy
them through your current
investment adviser?
Third: listen to the podcast
of Dave Ness, president of Ray-
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explain the implications of the
elimination of the estate tax.
(available at www.raymond
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two estate planning systems-
one for the informed/engaged,
and one for the uninformed/
inactive individuals. To plan
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informed and act!
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Arthritis seminar
set for June 3
CLEARWATER- Innova-
tive Research will host a
seminar on what's new in
arthritis pain therapy on
Thursday, June 3, 3 to 5
p.m., at 1537 S. Fort Harri-
son Ave.
Dr. Miguel Trevino, M.D.,
board certified internal medi-
cine, will discuss the latest
developments in medical re-
search for arthritis. Light re-
freshments will be served.
To R.S.V.P., call 584-6368.

Alzheimer's Group
to meet
LARGO An Alzheimer's
Support Group will meet
Tuesday, May 11, 6 p.m., at
Regal Palms, 300 Lake Ave.


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437-1639. Light dinner will
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Sweet Water to host
open house
LARGO There will be an
open house for veterans and
spouses on Wednesday,
May 12, 2 to 4 p.m., at
Sweet Water At Largo,
11290 Walsingham Road.
The topic will be VA Pen-
sion: Aid and Attendance.
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Lori Gable, who works for
Veterans Pension Resource,
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recipients named
ST. PETERSBURG St.
Petersburg General Hospital
recently named the recipi-
ents of the 2009 Frist Hu-
manitarian Award.
This annual award pays
tribute to a staff member,
volunteer and physician at
each HCA hospital. The
Frist Humanitarian Award
is the highest honor offered
by HCA to these individual
roles, and is based upon ex-
cellence in both the daily
hospital setting as well as in
the communities they live.
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Humanitarian Award are
recommended by their peers
and community leaders for
excellence in and out of the
workplace.
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Frist Humanitarian Award
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sociate Award Cecile
Chadwick
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unteer Award Anita Brown
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Physician Award Miguel
Fana, M.D.
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technologist in the St. Pe-
tersburg General Hospital
Laboratory. For the past 10
years she has volunteered
for the local Meals on
Wheels program and has
developed relationships with


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passionate about her volun-
teer work as it may be the
only personal contact these
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day. Chadwick has been
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with SPGH since 2005.
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SPGH since November
2005. Not only does she vol-
unteer her time with SPGH,
she volunteers for the Amer-
ican Heart Association and
the Court Appointed Special
Advocates for Children pro-
gram. She leads by example
and can be found in many
areas of the hospital, talking
with patients and family
members, assisting in the
gift shop, orienting new vol-
unteers, or helping in the
cafeteria.
Fana, is board-certified in
internal medicine, a mem-
ber of the American Medical
Association and a fellow of
the American College of
Physicians. For five years he
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Director for JSA Healthcare.
He is a modest man who
gives his time, knowledge
and empathy to all patients,
staff, students and his
peers.

Asthma Family
Day planed
ST. PETERSBURG The
ninth annual Asthma Family
Day will be Saturday, May
15, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.,
at All Children's Hospital Ed-
ucation and Conference Cen-
ter, 701 Fourth St. S.
This free informative and
fun event for children and
parents will offer a variety of


programs that are designed
to improve asthma self-man-
agement skills and aware-
ness. Wassam Rahman,
M.D., will present Under-
standing Asthma, while ad-
ditional talks will include
Environmental Triggers and
Your Child's Asthma at
School.
Also planned is an asthma
panel addressing Real Life
With Asthma, giving parents
an opportunity to ask ques-
tions directly of other
parents, physicians, environ-
mental specialists, respirato-
ry therapists and
pharmacists. Children ages
4 to 12 will have the oppor-
tunity to participate in fun
educational activities.
A continental breakfast
and lunch will be served to
all participants.
Families of kids with asth-
ma know the facts firsthand.
Asthma is the most common
chronic childhood Illness.
Children with asthma are
three times more likely to
have school absences than
children without asthma.
What these families need to
know is how to cope with the
condition.
The event is sponsored by
All Children's Hospital, The
Suncoast Pediatric Asthma
Coalition, the Pinellas Coun-
ty Health Department, and
many community partners.
Registration is required.
Call 767-4188 or 800-456-
4543, ext. 4188; or visit
www. allkids. org/Asthma
Day.

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Morton Plant Mease Health
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the Woman with a variety of
lectures and events focused
on women's health.
Space for lectures is limited
and reservations are required.
For reservations, call 953-
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discussion with a panel of
physicians and clinical spe-
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Kathleen Allen, M.D., breast
oncology surgeon; Krista
Kant, M.D., OB/GYN; Diana
Pollock, M.D., neurologist;
Shailaja Raj, M.D., medical
oncologist; and Amber
Stephens, M.D., family medi-
cine. A light lunch will be
served.
Another installment of
Woman to Woman will be
Wednesday, May 19, 11:30
a.m., at Bardmoor Medical
Arts Building, Conference
Center, Room 120, 8839
Bryan Dairy Road, Largo. Par-
ticipants will include Allen as
well as Vanessa Lucarella,
M.D., cardiologist; Jennifer
Skinner, M.D., family medi-
cine; and Barbara Bourland,
M.D., radiologist. A light
lunch will be served.
Other programs include:
Aging Graceful with TLC
Flow Yoga Thursday, May 6,
4:30 p.m., at Cheek-Powell
Heart and Vascular Pavilion,
Meeting Rooms A & B; pre-
sented by Tiffany Leigh Crim,
CYT, certified yoga instruc-
tor and personal trainer.
Cooking for One with
Chef John Tuesday, May
11, 11:30 a.m., at La Maison
Gourmet, 471 Main St.,
Dunedin. Cost is $25. Partici-
pants will prepare and then
enjoy a gourmet lunch.
Nutrition and Aging -
Wednesday, May 12, noon, at
Cheek-Powell Heart and Vas-
cular Pavilion, Meeting Rooms
A & B. Chrisoula Kiriazis,
M.D., internal medicine will
present the program. A light
lunch will be served.
Breathing into Balance -
Thursday, May 13, 1 p.m., at
Cheek-Powell Heart and Vas-
cular Pavilion, Meeting Rooms
A & B. Crim will present the
program.
Awakening the Goddess,
with TLC FLOW Yoga Fri-
day, May 14, 5:30 p.m., at
Cheek-Powell Heart and Vas-
cular Pavilion, Meeting Rooms
A & B. Crim will present the
program.
Awakening the Goddess,
with TLC FLOW Yoga Fri-
day, May 21, 6:45 p.m., at
Morton Plant Mease Palm
Harbor Wellness Center,
32672 U.S. 19 N., Palm Har-
bor. Crim will present the pro-
gram.
Reinventing and Rejuve-
nating After 50 Saturday,
May 15, 2 p.m., at Safety Har-
bor Public Library, Meeting
Room B, 101 Second St. N.,
Safety Harbor. Kasie Carlson,
DOM, MSOM, will present the
program.
Live Safe: Personal Safety
for Women Wednesday, May
26, 11:30 a.m., at Morton
Plant Hospital, Sarah Walker
Women's Center, 2nd Floor
Multipurpose Room, 300
Pinellas St., Clearwater. Cpl.
Denise Nestor, Pinellas Coun-
ty Sheriffs Office, will present
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Church of the Good Shepherd
DUNEDIN- There will be a Memorial Day service on Monday, May
31, 11 a.m., at Church of the Good Shepherd, 639 Edgewater Drive.
The service will honor those who have honored America with their
service. The service will include patriotic songs, bagpipes, a color
guard and speaker. A light lunch will follow in Kirk Hall.

Clearwater chapter of Hadassah
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its closing luncheon and installation of officers on Wednesday, May
26, 11:30 a.m., at Pinecrest Place, 1150 Eighth Ave. SW, Largo.
The guest speaker will be Jane Strom, Hadassah president of
Florida Central Region. Reservations are required by May 18. Call
Pauline at 530-9634 or Claire at 393-7417.


Espiritu Santo Catholic Church
SAFETY HARBOR Espiritu Santo Catholic Church is celebrat-
ing its 50th anniversary as a parish with a Festal Mass and cele-


bration on Pentecost Sunday, May 23, 11 a.m., at 2405 Philippe
Parkway.
The festivities will feature art exhibits, a pictorial history of the
church, a concert on the green, games, rides and food. Musical tal-
ent will include the Espiritu Santo Life Teen Band, Messenger;
school music director, Bonnie Whitehurst; musician and composer,
Sue Riley; and the Espiritu Santo Catholic School Chorus.
All are welcome.
Visit www.espiritusanto.cc.


Calendar of events


National Association of Retired Federal Employees,
Largo-Seminole Chapter 845, meets first Tuesdays, at
Stacey's Buffet, 1451 Missouri Ave., Largo. Speakers begin
at 12:15 p.m., followed by a business meeting. Guests may
eat lunch before or after the meeting. The May 4, 2010
meeting will take place at Tampa Bay Downs. Call 517
0389.
Native New Yorkers of Tampa Bay meets monthly on
different Sundays at various locations. Call Arlyne Popick at
345-5558 or e mail ATP1946@aol.com.
Navy SEABEE Veterans of America meets second Satur
days, 12:30 p.m., at the Largo Library, 120 Central Park
Drive. Call 391-7889.
New Neighbors meets first Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at Kissin
Cuzzins Restaurant, 28910 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater. This is a
woman's group for meeting new friends, social activities and
informative programs. Cost is $4.50 and includes dessert,
beverage and program. Call 796-2006.
Newcomer Club of Pinellas, a social club for persons
new to the area, or those who are recently widowed, di
vorced or retired, meets first Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., at
various restaurants and clubs throughout Pinellas. Call Vi
vian at 569-8869.
Newcomers Club of Greater Dunedin meets second
Thursday, 11:30 a.m., at various locations. For information
on the next meeting, call Rosalin Dano at 733-1942.
North Pinellas All Children's Hospital Guild meets
third Mondays, at Palm Harbor Parks and Recreation Cen
ter, 150 16th St. Social time begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by
the meeting at 10. Call 943-2464.
North Pinellas County Democratic Club meets second
Wednesday, 7 p.m., at the Clearwater Countryside Library.
Call Joyce at 538-0043.
Overeaters Anonymous meets Mondays, 7 p.m., at
Friendship United Methodist Church, 2039 East Druid
Road, Clearwater; and Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., at Anona
United Methodist Church, 13233 Indian Rocks Road, Largo.
Call 800-544-6353.
Palm Harbor Men's Barbershop Chorus meets Mondays,
6:45 p.m., at the Palm Harbor Senior Activity Center, 1500
16th St. The 60 man chorus seeks tenors, leads, baritones
and basses. Call 773-0049.
Palm Harbor Newcomers Alumnae and Friends Club
meets first Thursdays, 11 a.m., at East Lake Woodlands
Country Club, 300 East Lake Fairway, Oldsmar. For reser
vations, call Dot Copley at 372-0740.
P.E.O. Sisterhood Clearwater Reciprocity Council
meets third Saturdays, noon, at the First United Methodist
Church, Douglas Avenue and Main Street in Dunedin. The
philanthropic educational organization provides opportuni
ties for higher education for women through scholarships
and grants. Call Gertrude Westlund at 791-3304.
Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees meet
third Mondays, every other month, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at
Panera's in Bardmoor Shopping Center at the intersection
of Starkey and Bryan Dairy roads. Coffee, tea and lunch will
be available for purchase. Call Patricia Albrecht at 578
5526.
Pennsylvania Club of St. Petersburg meets second
Tuesday, 11:30 a.m., at Palm Lake Christian Church,
5401 22nd Ave. N. Bring a sandwich. There is cake, coffee,
entertainment and Bingo ($2 donation). Call Laura at 586
1970 or Helen at 522-9680.
Peoples Spiritualist Church Healing and Peace Medita
tion meets Tuesdays, 6 to 7 p.m., at Peoples Spiritualist
Church, 1011 Ninth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Program in
cludes discussion, healing, peace meditation and chakra
balancing. E mail dsg@tampabay.rr.com.
Persian Cultural Society meets last Sundays, 5 p.m., in
the meeting room of the Safety Harbor Library. Call Zia
Hosseinipuor at 799-7283.


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Pet loss support group meets second Wednesdays, 7 to
8:30 p.m., at Pinellas Animal Foundation, 10825 Seminole
Blvd., Building A, Unit 3, Seminole. Call 347-PETS.
PINAWOR writers group meets Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to
noon, at the Highland Recreation Complex, 400 N. High
land Ave., Largo. A self-help, educational motivational
group for aspiring and published writers.
Pinellas Genealogy Society, family history workshops,
meets the third Saturday of each month at 11 a.m., Largo
Library, Jenkins Room. All visitors welcome. Phone 586
7410, or go to www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flpgs/
Pinellas Homeschool LEGO Club, a home school LEGO
club, meets second and fourth Fridays, 2:30 p.m., at Pinel
las Park Library, 7770 52nd St., Pinellas Park. E mail
jknsm@hotmail.com.
Pinellas Opera League meets first Wednesdays, Oct. 8
through June 2, 11 a.m., at the Dunedin Country Club,
1050 Palm Blvd., Dunedin. Cost for luncheon and perform
mance is $20. For reservations, call Nancy at 727-738
4007.
Pinellas Parent Educators Association meets first Tues
days, 7 to 9 p.m., at Suncoast Community Church, 12855
110th Ave. N., Largo; and second Tuesdays, 7 to 9 p.m., at
Glad Tidings Church, 4200 17th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. E
mail strouseacademy@yahoo.com or sarnoldl7@tampabay.
rr.com.
Pinellas Park Art Society meets second Mondays, 7
p.m., at the Train Station, 5851 Park Station, except De
member. Different art shows every month. Call Shirley
Phillips at 381-8714.
Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra rehearses on Mondays,
7:30 p.m., September through March, at the Pinellas Park
Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N., Pinellas Park. Call 415-9650.
Pinellas Park Photography Society meets first Mondays,
7 p.m., at the Train Station, 5851A Park Blvd., Pinellas
Park. Call Steve Daniels at 391-3134.
Pinellas Park Rug Hooking Group meets Mondays, 9
a.m. to 3 p.m., at Clark Senior Center, 7625 59th St. N.,
Pinellas Park. E mail lschulzl@tampabay.rr.com.
Pinellas Rose Society meets fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m.,
at the Clearwater East Library, 2251 Drew St., Clearwater.
Call 784 1284.
Pinellas Weaver's Guild meets third Saturdays from Sep
member to May, 10 a.m., at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St.
N., Largo, FL. 33542.
Polish American Society meets Sundays through May at
1343 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Call 894-9908.
Praise Out Loud meets Sundays, 9:45 to 10:30 a.m., at
Sylvan Abbey United Methodist Church, 2817 Sunset Point
Road, Clearwater. The service includes songs, videos and
God's word. Call 796 8459 or e mail youthdirector@loving
godlovinglifelovingyou.org.
Promenade Squares meet for square dancing on the sec
ond and fourth Thursdays at the Pinellas Park Senior Citi
zens Center, 7625 59th St. N. Pre-rounds are from 7:15 to
7:45 p.m. and the dance is from 7:45 to 9:45 p.m. Call 799
3068.
Quarter Century Wireless Association, Gator Chapter,
meets first Saturdays, 11 a.m., at Stacy's Buffet, 1451 W.
Missouri Ave., Largo. Call 596-5739.
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Redington Beach Garden Club meets monthly at various
locations. Call Zoe Roseman at 515-6804.
Renaisance Speakers Club meets Mondays, 6 p.m., at
Chic Realty, 28 N. Fort Harrison Road, Clearwater. Guests
learn about public speaking in a friendly and supportive at
mosphere. Call Rebecca at 585-3211.
Retired Officers Club of St. Petersburg meets third Fri
days, 11 a.m., except January, at Banquet Masters, 8100
Park Blvd. N., Pinellas Park. Luncheon program begins at
noon. Call 822-6394.
Resource Center for Women accepts new clients for its
monthly programs on third Tuesdays. The Center provides
education for women in transition, in the areas of personal
growth, career development and parenting. Computer orien
station classes are 10 to 11:30 a.m. Ongoing computer lab
services also are available. Call 586-1110.
Rhode Island Club meets monthly, October to April, on
different dates at different locations. Call Art Hebert at 595
6834 or Carol Barney at 596-8284.
Rotary Clubs:
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Club, One Country Club Lane. Visit www.belleairrotary.org.
Belleair Bluffs meets Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m., at Jorge's
Seafood Grille, 800 Clearwater-Largo Road, Largo. Call 278
0832.
Gulf Beaches meets Tuesdays, noon, at Treasure Island
Yacht and Tennis Club. Call 369-9886.
Indian Rocks Beach meets Wednesday, 7:15 a.m., at
Holiday Inn Harborside. Visit www.indian-rocks-rotary.org.
Largo meets Mondays, noon to 1 p.m. at Alfano's
Restaurant. Call 532-0332.
Pinellas Feather Sound meets Tuesdays, 5:30 to 6:30
p.m., at Tucson's Grill and Cantina, 13563 Icot Blvd., Clear
water. Call 365-6406.
Pinellas Park meets Thursdays, 12:15 p.m., at Banquet
Masters, 8100 Park Blvd. Visit www.rotarypinellaspark.org.
Seminole meets Wednesdays, noon, in the Seminole
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Leader, May 6, 2010

Horoscopes
May 6, 2010

Capricorn
December 22 January 19
You've held back for far too
long. Go ahead and say what
you think, Capricorn. Your
ideas are good. A new gadget
makes a chore at home easi-
er.
Aquarius
January 20 February 18
You like to prove people
wrong, and your determina-
tion will pay off this week as a
project comes to completion.
Celebrate your victory, Aquar-
ius, with a night on the town.
Pisces
February 19 March 20
Lost faith in your fellow
man? It will be restored this
week, Pisces. Something at
home is not what it seems.
Time to don your detective
hat.
Aries
March 21 April 19
Aim high, Aries, and suc-
cess will be yours. The race to
finish a home improvement
project heats up with an an-
nouncement. Go, go, go!
Taurus
April 20 May 20
Love takes precedence
above all else. Rearrange your
schedule and find time for
that special someone, Taurus.
A memo puts a new spin on
an old project.
Gemini
May 21- June 21
Speak before you think,
Gemini, and damage will
most certainly occur. A pack-
age arrives when you need it
most. Make sure you thank
the sender.
Cancer
June 22 July 22
Take it easy, Cancer. A rel-
ative makes an unusual deci-
sion. Try not to make a big
deal of it. Trust them and give
them your full support. A
date draws near.
Leo
July 23 August 22
Confidence rises, and you
manage to pull off the impos-
sible. Celebrate your success
with old friends and new, Leo.
A repair is completed in the
nick of time.
Virgo
August 23 September 22
Believe in yourself, Virgo,
and you will go far. It really is
that simple. A transportation
issue is easily resolved with
the assistance of a wise
friend.
Libra
September 23 October 22
Lost touch with a relative?
Work to get back in their good
graces and reconnect with
them, Libra. A flurry of activi-
ty at the office ends with a
bang!
Scorpio
October 23 November 21
You will be more popular
than ever this week, Scorpio.
Enjoy it. The plans for a pur-
chase must be put on hold
until more research is done.
What you see is not what you
will get.
Sagittarius
November 22 -December 21
You've pushed the envelope
one too many times. Scale
back your efforts, Sagittarius,
and let nature take its course.
A new do provides the lift you
need.


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55+, Sales & Rentals
Non-Evacuation Zone
2BR/2BA, 1,056 sq. ft.,
Corner unit, 2nd floor
Handyman, $34,900
2BR/1BA, 1,012 sq. ft.
New carpet, 3rd floor
New on Market! $29,900
1BR/1BA, 608 sq. ft.
Near pool, 1st floor
Furnished! $19,900
Sales & Rental
Office On Site
Ridge Seminole
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Lynn Evans, Realtor
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BAY PINES VA
Walk to Hospital. Large 1 BR,
completely remodeled, W/D,
active 55+, minutes to
beaches/shopping, $64,500.
Owner, (727) 896-1959,
(727)459-5002.

FIVE TOWNS- 55+
AMHERST
1BR/1BA, 1,050 SF, Totally
Remodeled. $59,000.
2BR/1BA, 1,050 SF. $59,500.
BELMONT
2BR/2BA, 1,730 SF. $129,000
BERKSHIRE
2BR/2BA, 1,135 SF. $55,900.
CONCORD
1BR/1BA, X660 SF. $40,000.
DORCHESTER
735 SF. $43,500
FORDHAM
2BR/2BA, Furn/ Unfurn.
1,245 SF. $78,900
LEXINGTON
2BR/2BA, 1,245 SF. $89,900
MADISON
2BR/2BA Furn/ Unfurn.
1,135 SF. $76,900
SHOREVIEW WEST
1BR/1BA Remodeled,
840 SF. $55,000.
Janis O'Connor
Five Towns Action Realty
(727)735-1132
LARGO, LARGE 1BR/1BA
Like New! Upgraded Carpet,
Paint. Ground Floor, Covered
Parking. Great Location.
Excellent Terms & Financing.
$89,700. (888)247-1105.


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1st Floor, Pool, Cvd. Parking,
New Paint & Carpet.
Low Maintenance Fee,
Petless. Asking $61,000.
(727)688-0599 (727)392-8335
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3BR/2BA, new decor, pantry,
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house, covered parking,
$169K. (727)518-2032.
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Robert G. Castles, PA, Broker
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Floor Near Shopping & Beach.
All Ages & Cats. $45,000.
Marie Jackson, Prudential
Tropical. (727)644-3111.
SEMINOLE: SHADOW Lakes
2BR/2BA. Ground floor, near
shopping and SPC-Seminole.
$89,500. John Doran Realty,
(727)461-9142.

SHIPWATCH
Nice Selection of Water-view
Condos from $200,000 to
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www.ShipwatchRealty.com
(727)596-6508.
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beautifully furnished and
updated, charming courtyard,
deck, fireplace, tennis, pool,
dock and slips on Intracoastal.
10 minutes to IRB, $395,000.
Owner (727)595-4918,
Imperial R.E.


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RESIDENT OWNED, LARGO,
55+. 1998, w/vaulted ceilings.
Beautifully furnished. Inside
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maintenance. Trish Bickell,
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(727)432-2133.
SAWGRASS LAKE ESTATES,
55+. 1988, 14'x44', 2BR/1BA,
$5,995 & 1973, 14'x44',
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Condition. Activities, Weekly
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$500 Down, Financing Avail-
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2 Bathrooms
4 Private Entries
Security Fenced and
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(727)595-9393



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MOBILE HOMES!
Must Be Under 50 Feet And
Moveable. Less Than $3,000.
Call Michelle (727)657-2104
Or Evon (813)789-8331.


PINELLAS PARK, 6764 70th
Ave. 50'x125'. Build to suit for
home/ mobile home. Close to
shopping/ school, $35,000
Cash. Owner, (727)360-3792.


JEWELS OF N.W. Wisconsin
HalfMoon Lake Estates- Iron
River, WI. Investment grade,
large pine-covered lots,
private, utilities inc. 10% down,
4% LC. $19K-$39K.
halfmoonlakeestates.com
1-866-927-6757
20 ACRE RANCHES NEAR
growing El Paso, TX, only
$12,900. $0 down, $99/mo.
Owner financing. No credit
checks, money-back guaran-
tee. Free map/pictures.
(800)755-8953. or visit
www.sunsetranches.com.
NEW LOG HOME AT THE
lake and five acres, $69,900
w/free boat slips. Gorgeous,
ready-to-finish 2,100SF log
home and beautifully wooded
five acre lake access parcel,
w/free boat slips on private
recreational lake in TN. Quiet,
gated community. Excellent fi-
nancing. Call TNLand/Lakes,
LLC. (888)792-5253 x2457.
NORTH CAROLINA MTNS.
Beat the heat and head to the
mountains! Book your vacation
today; even the family pet is
welcome! Monthly rentals
available too! Foscoe Rentals
(800)723-7341 or visit website
www.foscoerenta Is.com.


EAST GEORGIA: 28 ACRES
$1,975/ac. Creeks, hard-
woods, planted pine, great
small hunting tract! St. Regis
Paper Co. (478)987-9700.
www.stregispaper.com.
GEORGIA LAND & HOME-
sites. Beautiful country subdi-
vision just off U.S. 1. Great in-
vestment! MH's welcome.
Half-acre tracts starting
$75/mo. & up. Others avail-
able. Owner financing.
(912)585-2174; (912)526-9964.

Development. Private boat
ramp, paved streets, u/g utili-
ties. 20 lots/68 acs. sold, aver-
age $12K/ac. Remaining 585
acs, $4,950/ac. Call owner
(912)529-6198.
GEORGIA, CENTRAL: 49 acs.
$1,325/ac. Gently rolling,
abundant wildlife, mature
pine, near Flint River.
St. Regis Paper Co.
(478)987-9700.
GEORGIA, TENNESSEE,
South Carolina. Limited offer.
5+ acres, owner financed,
immediate possession, $295
down. No credit check. Manu-
factured homes welcome.
Hurdle Realty, Broker.
(770)554-5263.
www.Hurdle.com.
NC MOUNTAIN LAND
Mountain-top tract, 2.6 acs,
private, large public lake five
mins. away. Owner must sell.
Only $39,500.(866)789-8535.
NC MOUNTAINS, BEST LAND
Buy! 2.5 acre homesite with
spectacular views. High alti-
tude. Easily accessible,
secluded. Bryson City.
$45K. Owner financing.
(800)810-1590
NC MOUNTAINS: BRAND
new! $50K Mountain-top tract
reduced to $19,500! Private,
near Boone area. Bank financ-
ing, owner must sell.
(866)275-0442.
NORTH CAROLINA Moun-
tains are calling! Come see
the breathtaking views, rush-
ing streams and quiet hollows.
Experience the peace of the
mountains! (800)632-2212.
www.valleytownrealty.com.


$5Onfinn


TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS
435 acs. with timber, creek,
river, natural gas well, springs,
city water, utilities. Eight miles
of trails. $1,800/ac. Will divide
into two tracts. (888)836-8439.
www.tnwithaview.com.


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Accommodations to Share
NICE, CENTRAL LARGO
home on quiet cul-de-sac.
Cable, W/D. $425 includes
Utilities. (727)656-3446.
jwatsol0@tampabay.rr.com.

TENANT NOT PAYING?
For Fast, Reasonable Eviction
Service, Call Attorney Karen
S. Keaton at (727)822-2200.

FREE FORECLOSURE LIST-
ings! Over 400,000 properties
nationwide. Low down pay-
ment. Call (800)498-8619.


RENT TO OWN!
3BR/2BA House, 1,700+ SF.
Must see inside. No Pets.
Call Bob: (727)548-7222.


SPRING AT I.R.B.
Cozy Cottages.
1-2BR: $290/week & up.
No lease required.
Ask about move-in special!
Steps to Beach. Pet Friendly.
www.UncleMiltsCottages.com
(727)595-8013.


BILTMORE ESTATES
Near Beaches, Remodeled,
Fenced Yard. $1,050/Mo.
(727)595-7592.

HOME RENTALS
Across Pinellas. 3/2s, 4/2s,
5/2s, starting from the $900s.
Family owned. (727)532-0020.
LARGO: 3BR/1.5BA/1CG,
Screen Enclosed Patio. Close
To Bch. $1,050/Mo., Annual.
Pet OK w/Dep. Florida's Best
Accommodations.
(727)517-9404.
LARGO, ROOMY 2BR/2BA,
C/H/A, Quiet Area, Fenced,
Near beaches & park.
Very clean. $650/month,
(727)596-0262.
PINELLAS PARK
2BR/1BA/1CG. Large, Sunny
Kitchen. No Pets. Debra
Heights Subdivision. Available
Now! $750/Month.
(727)546-7347.
SEMINOLE- UPDATED
2BR/2BA/2CG, Florida Room,
C/H/A, W/D. Fenced, Land-
scaped Yard (Maintenance
Included). $1,300/Mo.
+Security. (727)647-8641.
SEMINOLE: 10852 60th AVE.
2BR/1BA, Carport, C/H/A,
W/D Hook-Ups. No Pets.
Nonsmoking. $800/Mo.
(727)501-4546


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Annual Rentals
MADEIRA BEACH
* 2/2.5/1 Townhouse, Gated, Pool, Large Gym ...... $1,200
* 3/2/1 Snug Harbor Condo, Pool, Balcony ......... $1,900
* 2/2.5/2 w/Den, Townhome on water, Marina, Pool ... $1,900
HORTH REDIHGTOH BEACH
* 2/2.5/2 Townhome, Granite, Beach, Pets OK ....... $1,250
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SEMINOLE: 8715 93RD AVE.
N. 3BR/1BA, Like New,
Fenced Backyard, Cat OK.
$1,100/Month. (727)460-1625.



LONG BAYOU
Gated, 55+.1BR/1BA, 3rd
floor, elevator. Nice View From
Sunroom. Pool, Clubhouse,
Activities. Petless. Nonsmok-
ing. Annual, $650/Mo. $500
Deposit. (719)641-6698.
CLEARWATER: 55+
1BR/1BA, 600 SF. Clubhouse,
Pool. No Smoking/ Pets.
$575/Month, Includes W/S/G,
Cable. (727)238-3764.
INDIAN ROCKS, 55+.
Petless, 2BR/2BA, W/D,
covered parking, glassed
porch, poo/ spa. Clubhouse.
$1,000/month. (727)593-9402,
(727)686-6592.
SEMINOLE GARDENS
2BR/2BA, Seasonal or Annual.
Price Negotiable. Pool, Club-
house, Walk To Mall.
(860)965-2467.
VILLA MILAN: ON LAKE
Seminole, 2BR/2BA, Great
Views, 2nd Floor. MOVE-IN
SPECIAL!! $850/Mo. st/
Last/ Security. Best Beach
Rentals. (727)398-1200.



BEACHWAY: 1BR/1BA, 1ST
Floor, Modern Gated Commu-
nity, Pool, Tennis, Gym, W/D.
$850/Month. +1st/ $250 Sec.
(727)415-0612.
1BR/1BA, 2nd FLOOR,
704 SF, Water view.
Yr. Rental, $520/month.
Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp.
(727)397-2534
FIVE TOWNS 55+
BERKSHIRE
1BR/1BA, 840 SF, Furn/
Unfurn. $650/Month.
DARTMOUTH
1BR/1BA, 1,050 SF, Partially
Furn. $675/Month.
GEORGETOWN
1BR/1BA, Newly Renovated,
880 SF. $650/Month.
Janis O'Connor
Five Towns Action Realty
(727)735-1132
INDIAN ROCKS ROAD, 55+.
New Carpet. Large
1BR/1BA/Carport. Screened
porch, pool. $519/month
includes water, trash.
(727)392-4171, (727)674-8871
ISLAND ESTATES, CLIPPER
Cove. Newly renovated
2BR/2BA. Water view. Pool,
Jacuzzi, Gym. Nonsmoker,
Petless. $1,300/Mo.
(727)443-3691.
LAKEVIEW OF Largo North
Remodeled, 2BR/1.5BA, 3rd
Floor, Water view. 55+
All Amenities. Petless.
$850/Month. (727)595-4019.
LARGO 1BR WIBALCONY
overlooking pond. All Updated.
Near Vonn Rd./ Walsingham.
$525/Mo. $500 Deposit.
(727)480-2467.
SEMINOLE- LONG BAYOU,
Newly Renovated 2BR/1BA
+Bonus Room, 2nd-Floor.
55+. Gated community.
Many amenities. $875/mo.
(727)385-7718.
Modern Gated Community
Poolside Views Available.
Beachway, 2BR/2BA/1CG.
Tile Floors. $1,200.00/Mo.
1 BR/1 BA, (Oversized)
$750-$775/Mo. All Amenities
Koenig Property Mgmt.
(727)452-1350.
$300 OFF 1ST MONTH!!!
Largo, 1BR, Gated Comm.
Pool, Jacuzzi. Minutes To
Beach. $600/Mo. Petless.
Florida's Best Accommodations.
(727)517-9404.
SHIPWATCH, 2BR/2BA, 1ST
Floor. WalkTo Beach. Many
Amenities. Cable, W/D.
Petless, Non-smoking.
$1,200/Mo. (727)637-2137.


17. nfrn Ats


THE GARDENS, 55+.
1BR/1BA, Ground Floor. New
Carpet, Paint, Flooring And
Fixtures. $750/Mo. Annual.
(727)743-4116

VILLA MILAN, SEMINOLE.
1BR, $550/month.
GUETZLAFF REALTY
(727)392-2339 (727)204-0829
2525 WEST BAY DR.
2BR/1BA, 1st Floor, Pool.
Close To Restaurants, Shop-
ping. Petless. $695/Month.
(727)588-9062.



FACING EVICTION?
Move in today!
Studio apts. starting
@$185/week.
No credit check. No security
deposit. Free local phone
calls. Pets okay.
(727)446-6560.


$395 MOVE-IN SPECIAL!
2BR/1-1.5BA. Pool, Laundry
Room. $675/Mo. 5290 70th
Ave. N., Pinellas Park.
(727)526-2683.

SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+.
Standard, Unfurn., $600/Mo.
1BR Deluxe, Unfurn, $695/Mo.
Robert G. Castles, PA.,
Broker. (727)595-8229.
BELLEAIR BLUFFS
Colonial Bluffs Apts.
1&2BRs. Nice, Quiet, 40-unit
building. Walk to Intra-
coastal, Shopping. Over-
looking Beautiful Pool &
Courtyard. 2942 West Bay Dr.
(727)501-5959.
BELLEAIR BLUFFS: GREAT
Location! Newly Renovated,
2BR/2BA. Pool, Laundry,
Dishwasher. $800/Mo. +Sec.
No Pets. (727)543-3814.
BELLEAIR GREENS APTS.
2BR units on Biltmore Golf
Course. Newly renovated.
Includes W/D. Across from
police, rec center. Starting:
$900/month. (727)365-6821.
CLEARWATER EFFICIENCY,
$395/Mo., 622 Woodlawn St.
Largo Efficiency, $110/Wk.
Dunedin, Room $75/Weekly.
Call (727)586-2412 Or Click
www.586-2412.com
CLEARWATER: 1BR/1BA,
end unit, new kitchen, non-
smoker, CH/A, W/D, clean,
quiet, W/S/G included, cat OK,
$560/month, (727)418-6852.

DOWNTOWN Clearwater.
Unfurnished 1BR. Close To
Bus Terminal. Call Bob,
(727)515-0994.
LARGO EFFICIENCY,
$450/Mo. & 1BR, $500/Mo.,
Includes Water. Renovated.
Nice Neighborhood. Petless.
References. Annual.
(727)584-6952
LARGO'S BEST Kept Secret
Beautiful Lake-View Apts.
Mile To Beaches. Pool, Hot
Tub, Tennis, Boating, Fishing,
Paddle Boats, More! Util. Incl.
Move-In Special Only $299
(727)596-9133
LARGO, COMPLETELY
Renovated 1BR/1BA. Brand
New Carpet And Paint. 10
Minutes To Beach. $560/Mo.
(904)631-7805.
LARGO, EAST BAY & US 19
Nice Place To Live. Clean,
Quiet, 1BR/1BA, 2nd Floor
Walk-up. $595/Mo. NO PETS.
(727)461-1177.
ONE MONTH FREE RENT!
$200 WALMART GIFT CARD
w/YEAR LEASE!
St.Pete, 2BR/1BA, Ground
Floor, Pool. Near Shopping,
Bus Route. $675/Mo.
(727)527-2056.
SEMINOLE: 55+. 1BR/1BA,
NEW: Appliances, Carpet,
Paint, Etc.! Waterfront. Pool,
Great Community. Must See!
$700/Month. (727)639-9801.


175 Unur. Ats


S.W. LARGO: LG. 1BR/1BA,
Quiet. Laundry on Premises.
Petless. $500/month, $400
security. Yearly lease.
(727)595-2228. Last Month
FREE!
TERRIFIC GULF VIEWS
Redington Shores, Large
2BR/1.5BA, W/D, Patio.
Newer Tile, Carpet, Paint
throughout. $950/month.
Jeff, (727)391-1203
18131 Gulf Blvd.
12015 117TH ST.,
Large Studio, Full Kitchen,
Walk-in Closet, $595/month;
1 Bedroom, $690/month.
Both include all utilities, W/D,
Petless. (727)741-6222



SPRING AT I.R.B.
Cozy Cottages.
1-2BR: $290/week & up.
Ask About Specials!
Steps to Beach. Pet Friendly.
www.UncleMiltsCottages.com
(727)595-8013.
BELLEAIR BEACH
Gulf Condo. 2BR/2BA,
furnished, non-smoking,
no pets. Annual/ long term,
$1,300/mo. (727)593-0990.
FURNISHED/ UNFURNISHED
1-5 Bedrooms
Condos, Houses, Duplexes
Weekly/ Monthly/ Annual
Bob Schmidt, (727)580-9797
Tropical Isles Realty, Inc.
(727)593-0744 (800)655-0744















FOLLOW YOUR DREAM TO
Gull Harbor a private 55+ Community
across from the sandy Gulf Beaches.
Choose from a variety of floor plans.
Large 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment
w/full kitchen S920
Spacious- newly decorated
2 bedroom/ 2 bath $1,000
GREAT SPECIALS
FUN ACTIVITIES
NEW FRIENDS
Free: cablevision, pest control,
a/c filters, carpet cleaning,
W,S,T and more
17105 Gulf Blvd, NRB
727-392-0753

ISLE OF PALMS,
Treasure Island. Newly
Remodeled, Unfurnished.
1BR/2BA Duplex, LR, Kitchen,
Storage Rm, $750/Mo. Annual
(727)347-1877.
MADEIRA BEACH: EFFIC.
w/Kitchen, Furnished, Phone,
Cable, Laundry, Pool, Across
From Beach. No Pets.
$250/wk. FL Residents. 14711
Gulf Blvd. (727)394-0751.
MADEIRA BEACH, 1BR/1BA
Apt. Clean, Recently Updated,
Quiet Neighborhood, $600/mo.
annual, plus $350 security.
(727)391-9651.


185.Beah Retal


MADEIRA BEACH
Remodeled 1BR/1BA Apt.
Furnished. Laundry Facility,
Spa. Close to Beach.
$875/month, includes electric,
cable, internet. (727)686-8900,
(727)391-3993.

***1 MONTH FREE***
North Redington, Across From
Beach. Large, Updated,
1BR/1BA, 2BR/2BA, C/H/A,
Laundry. From $795/Month.
W/S/G, Cable Included.
(727)533-0667
REDINGTON BEACH
Furnished, Updated House
2BR/1BA/1CG. Blocks To
Beach. Petless. $1,200/Mo.
Annual. Best Beach Rentals.
(727)398-1200.

TREASURE ISLAND
Island Inn efficiency, right on
beach, 5th floor, Intracoastal
view, petless, $850/month.
(813)505-5391.

TREASURE ISLAND,
Gulf-front Efficiency. Steps To
Beach, Shops, Restaurants!
$625/Mo. +Deposit. Annual.
Electric Included. Petless.
Great Location! (813)956-5532
Leave Message.
TREASURE ISLAND
Isle Of Capri, 1BR/1BA,
Unfurn. Apt. 2nd Floor, Dock.
$650/Month +Deposit.
(727)381-9714.
JOHN'S PASS
On Intracoastal, 12955 Pelican
Lane, 2BR, $695/mo. Annual,
(765)479-0188.



BEACH CONDOS- Fantastic
views! Redington Shores.
2BR, 3BR. Furn/Unfurn.
Pool/Spa. Pets OK. From
$1,375/month. (727)490-2765.

BELLEAIR
Large, Luxury, 2BR/2BA
condo directly on Intracoastal.
Fully furnished Or
unfurnished.
W/D, Covered parking,
fabulous pool area, 24 hr.
security. No smoking/ pets.
$1,500/month, negotiable.
Details/ photos, 727-420-1397.
BOCA CIEGA RESORT,
New 1BR Condo, Bay Pines
Blvd. Furnished. Amenities.
Non-Smoking, Petless.
$1,100/Mo. (727)384-0395,
(727)642-6628.
CAPRI ISLE-T.I. 2BR/2BA
Furnished Condo. Updated,
wide water, Beautiful views!
3-mo. minimum.
(727)385-7718.
ANNUAL/ SEASONAL
Condos for Lease.
Water Views!!
Pappas Realty & Mgmt. Co.
Vangie Pappas (727)501-3268
NEAR INDIAN ROCKS, 55+
MHP 1BR/1BA, 750 SF, Step
Into Intracoastal. Furn/ Unfurn.
W/D, C/H/A. (727)488-3208.
TREASURE ISLAND,
105 110th Ave. Dock, 1BR &
2BR Units Starting At
$675/Mo. Walk To Beach.
Credit Check. Pets OK.
(727)367-9474.


185.Beah Retal


SPRING AT I.R.B.
Cozy Cottages.
1-2BR: $290/week & up.
Ask About Specials.
Steps to Beach. Pet Friendly.
www.UncleMiltsCottages.com
(727)595-8013.
BOCA CIEGA RESORT
Beautiful Water Views!!
Fully Furnished, 1BR/1BA.
Full Kitchen, Covered Parking,
Pool/ Spa. Daily, Weekly,
Monthly. (727)639-1046.
www.bocaonthebay.com
CLEARWATER BEACH/
Sand Key 2BR/2BA
Furnished Condos
Available: 1-12 Months
Martian Real Estate, Inc.
(727)595-5774
RENOVATED STUDIO,
Treasure Island. Furnished,
very clean, quiet, walk to
beach, includes basic cable,
water, no pets. Available
immediately for 3-4 months.
$550/month +electricity, $550
security. (727)686-4355.



BLUE SKIES M.H.P., LARGO
Mobile Homes For Rent.
Move-In Special, $199. One
Bedroom. Call Michelle,
(727)657-2104.
1,2 & 3BR HOMES FOR
rent or sale in a quiet
community. Rentals starting
at $600/month. Background
check required. First month &
secuirty deposit. Call Indian
Rocks Estates, (727)593-7796
1BR: NEAR BAY PINES VA
& Madeira Bch. $525/Month
+$300 Security, Includes:
W/S/G & Cable. Pets OK.
(727)393-1628.
LARGO: PALM HILL, 55+,
2BR/2BA, W/D, $800/Month
Includes: Cable, W/S/G. No
Smoking/ Pets. Annual
(727)542-3229.
LARGO: TEAKWOOD Village
55+, Immaculate 1BR/1BA,
Furn/ Unfurn. (w/52" TV).
Carport, Pool, Petless.
$525/Month. (727)527-9398.


CLEARWATER: Efficiencies
starting at $185/week.
No security, no credit check.
Free WiFi access. Pets okay.
Move in today!!
(727)445-7134.


UNFURNISHED COTTAGE
on the Bay. 10 minutes from
Clearwater Beach. Nice
1BR/1BA, tiled, C/H/A.
All new appliances,
screened lanai +private patio.
Small pets accepted.
$700/month +security and
annual lease. (727)442-2580.


LARGO: 3BR/1BA, TILE
throughout. Large Fenced
Backyard. W/D Hook-up,
Small Pet OK. $750/Month.
(727)596-2338.
LARGO: ROSERY & 6th St.
Beautiful 2BR/1BA, Large
Kitchen, Ample Shaded
Parking. $750/Month.
(727)532-1715 (727)773-6782



CLEARWATER: OWNER
Pays Utilities. All House
Privileges. Non-smoking,
Gentleman. w/Employment
References. $550/Month,
+$350 Sec. (727)442-5033.
LOVELY HOME.
Lady seeking gentleman
companion w/car, 65 up,
excellent references,
no smoking, private bath and
bedroom, use of all household
facilities, $400/month on Lake
Seminole. I'll pay my share
of traveling and food.
(727)584-8926
NICE ROOM NEAR BEACH
Congenial Atmosphere. Pretty
Seminole Home. Microwave,
Refrig. Working person
preferred. (727)399-2626.
SAFE, CLEAN, QUIET.
Fully furnished. Utilities, cable
included. Deposit, references,
ID required. From $120/week.
(727)547-1199.



EXECUTIVE Office Suites
On Indian Rocks Rd, Largo.
Furn/ Unfurn. 100-850 SF,
From $199/Month.
Includes Utilities & Internet.
Easy Terms. (727)455-2260.
FAMOUS JOHN'S PASS
Across From Boardwalk,
450 SF, Waterview.
$700/Month. Annual Lease.
Move-In Ready (727)580-7320


LARGO SEMINOLE OFFICES
$225 Single Office Incl. Elec.
$375 Larger Office, Additional
Office Suites Are Available.
Cornerstone Realty Services,
(727)369-0788.
LEASE- IDEAL FOR SMALL
BUSINESS
2,000 SF Warehouse With
2 Offices & Reception Area.
3,000 SF Total. Off Bryan
Dairy Road. (727)667-1647.
OFFICE & RETAIL SPACE
From $385 $630 Per Month.
Ample Parking. Madeira
Beach. (727)641-6465.

CHECKS
THS! I

REDUCED! NOW, $1,200/Mo.
Large Store Front, High Traffic
Area. 1775 Clearwater/ Largo
Rd. (727)432-6990.



EVERY BABY DESERVES A
healthy start. Join more than a
million people walking and
raising money to support the
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The walk starts at:
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FOUND: COCKATIEL
4/18/10, in the vicinity of 131st
Street & 88th Avenue in Semi-
nole. Call with description.
(727)399-1383.
LOST CAT: GRAY & WHITE,
no tail, approx. 4/9/10, vicinity
of Orange Estates in Bay
Pines area. Please call
(727)692-0473.
LOST: SMALL FLUFFY
Chocolate, tan, white long
haired Chihuahua. NEEDS
MEDICATION. Seminole, Oa-
khurst/76th Terrace. Generous
reward. (727)455-6080.



ABORTION ALTERNATIVE,
Adoption. Loving, financially
secure couple wishes to give
your baby a loving home and
bright future. Call Millie & Joe
anytime, (917)373-3489. Liv-
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Attorney Charlotte H. Danciu,
(800)395-5449, 24 hrs. Bar
#307084.
ABORTION NOT AN OPTION?
Consider Adoption. It's a won-
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owner; well maintained,
$13,900. (727)596-3016.



THINKING ABOUT
SELLING OR TRADING?
I Will Pay More Than Trade-in
on Good, Clean,
Low-Mileage Vehicles.
Harold Corey, Auto Broker
(727)595-9393.

$$$ CASH NOW $$$
Top Dollar Paid For Clean,
Quality Cars, Trucks, Vans,
SUVs. (727)798-2921.
UP TO $500
For Junk Cars, Trucks, Vans.
Free Pick Up. No Lies.
(727)458-7710 (727)458-3721


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CASH/CARS
JUNK OR USED
Honest, Free Towing.
$250 to $5,000.
(727)564-0831
LOOK NO FURTHER!
Top $$$ Paid For Junk Cars
& Vans. Call (727)804-5164.


DONATE YOUR CAR, Truck
or Boat to Heritage for the
Blind. Free 3-day vacation, tax
deductible, free towing. All pa-
perwork taken care of. Call
(866)905-3801.
DONATE YOUR VEHICLE: RE-
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United Breast Cancer Founda-
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Breast Cancer info. Free tow-
ing, tax deductible, non-run-
ners accepted. Call


YAMAHA WAVERUNNER III
Jet Ski, 1996. Used Very Little.
$1,700. Call For Info.
(727)595-9393.
BOATS: 1000s FOR SALE!
Reaching six million homes
weekly throughout Florida.
Tide charts, broker profiles,
fishing captains, dockside din-
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DONATE VEHICLE, Receive (888)468-5964. FLOATING DOCK. BRAND
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Shelters; Research to Ad- Cost, $4,200. Sell, $2,900.
vance Veterinary Treatments. Call For Details.
Free Towing, Tax Deductible. (727)595-9393.
Non-Runners Accepted. Call
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2 WET SLIPS FOR RENT
From 25'-55'
Sail Or Power. From $7.50 A
Foot (727)641-6465


L&M DOCKSIDE
Complete Boat Repairs.
Mercruiser, Crusader,
Volvo-Penta, etc. Electrical
and Engine Repair or
Replacement! Mercury and
Yamaha certified.
Imdocksideboatrepair.com.
(727)501-1727.


275 SUNSET DRIVE NORTH,
(Off Park St.) St. Petersburg,
33710. Thursday, 1-6,
Friday, Saturday, 10-3.
Furnishings Fit For A King!
EncoreEventsPlus.com


CHAPEL TREASURES
An Unusual Thrift Shop
Full Of Fine Things
Friday & Saturday, 8AM-12PM
12601 Park Blvd. Seminole.
coth@coth.org. (727)391-2919
We Accept Donations And
Drop Offs As Well.
HUGE YARD SALE!
1625 Starkey Rd. Largo.
Saturday, May 8th.
8am-2pm. Household,
Jewelry, Depression Glass,
Wicker, Rattan, Etc.


MULTI-FAMILY. SAT., 9-4.
Household items, some furni-
ture, clothes, books, Beanie
Babies. 2066 Nugget Drive,
Clearwater.

MULTI-FAMILY: SATURDAY,
May 8th, 8AM-?. 800th Block
Of 14th Ave. S.W. Largo.
Something For Everyone.

OFFICE FURNITURE &
Equipment, 2 lateral legal file
cabinets, 1 regular legal file
cabinet, fax machine, com-
plete computer set-up,
multi-line telephones, printers,
microwave and miscellaneous.
Sat., May 8, 8am-noon, 5885
Oakhurst Drive (off 113th
Street), Seminole.


Redington Shores Mother's
Day Yard Sale. Unique gifts,
T-shirts, Stepping Stones,
Furniture. Sat., Sun.
18205 Gulf Blvd.


NEIGHBORHOOD SALE

II
SATURDAY 8AM-1PM.
Williamsdale Court. Off 54th
Ave. Between Seminole Blvd.
& Duhme. Toys, Clothes,
Furniture.


SCall Classifieds 397-5563


Andy's Air. Inc
Deal Directly With The
Owner & Save!
Honest, Affordable.
#CAC1814825 (727)447-1903
Visa/ MC/ Disc/ AmEx.

BAVER'S HEAT & A/C
Professional, Honest Service
At Affordable Rates. Free 2nd
Opinions! #CMC056915. Call
(727)544-5861.


Comfortmaker"

Best Prices in Pinellas County
Carr Air
Conditioning Co.
Repair & Service. All Brands.
Call the Co.You Can Trust!
(727)447-7212 CAC045888
Senior & Veterans' Discounts



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It s Hard To Stop A Trane'
Hale's Air Conditioning
Reliable, Same Day Service
On All Brands.
Free Est. On Replacement
(727)398-5515. #CAC055503
www.halesac.com


$19 SERVICE CALL
All Makes. Authorized Trane
Dealer. Why Pay More?
Rick's A/C, (727)258-0015.
CAC1814441



BBB Accredited, Rated A+
2-Hour Service, $10 OFF!
Fridge, Washer, Dryer, Etc.
All Brands. 7 Days, 6am-10pm
Read 531 Testimonials At
topcatappliance.com
(727)544-3939.

LORICCO'S Appliance Svc.
Repairs On All Major
Appliances, Gas Appliances.
$20 Off w/This Ad.
(727)393-2774.


DUI?, CRIMINAL DEFENSE?
So many lawyers, So many
websites. Call a reliable
source, A-A-A Attorney Refer-
ral Service, (800)733-5342.
Criminal/DUI Team with 100
years combined experience.
1,500jury trials. Since 1996.



BLOWN HEAD GASKET?
State-of-the-art, 2-part carbon
metallic chemical process.
Repair yourself.
100% guaranteed.
Call (866)780-9038
www.RXHPcom.



ALL PLYWOOD CABINETS,
Kitchens, Baths, Closets and
More. Economically Priced!
Since 1972. Variety: Colors/
Styles. Showroom,
C-9362. (727)536-0859.
www.cometcabinetsinc.com

ALL WOOD Cabinets,
Countertops. Reface/ Re-
place. Free Estimates,
Computer Design. 30 years.
#C-9055. (727)391-0959.
www.kustomkitcheninc.com.

Complete Custom Cabinets:
Kitchens, Baths. Low Rates,
Free Estimates, All Work
Guaranteed. #C-8910. Call
(727)367-1450.


CARPENTRY
Laminate Refacing, Repairs,
Doors, Moldings, Cabinets,
Furniture. 41 yrs. in Pinellas.
(727)443-3811.
CRC057276/ BN5322.



CROWN MOLDING
Remodel, Trim, Doors, Decks,
Cabinets. 30 Years Exp.
Lic. #C9294, Insured.
(727)346-4361.



FAMILYTIME CLEANING
Carpet, Tile, Upholstery
We Want YouTo Use
Us Forever! 20% OFF.
100% Money Back Guarantee!
(727)742-5677


CARPET REPAIRS BY TOM,
Over 30Yrs. Exp. in Pinellas.
Installation Avail. Free Est.
(727)588-1591.


"QUALITY CARPET"
Repairs, Re-stretches. Wood
Laminate, Carpet, Tile. Sales/
Service. Credit-cards accepted
20-Years Experience.
(727)527-1359.
CARPET CLEANING
DIVISION, (727)527-1088.




QUALITY CEILING
REFINISHING. INC.
*Popcorn Removal
*Cracked Ceilings
*Plaster/Drywall Repair
*Water Damage Repair
*Outdoor Ceilings
Job completed in
one day with 'no mess?
100% Financing
Lic. #CRC-1326471
Bonded, Insured, Free Est.
(727)446-3550
Established 1979

SYDOW CEILINGS,
Water Damage, Upgrades,
Repairs. 35 years.
Prompt and Professional.
References. (727)674-8826.



BOWES TILE COMPANY
Bathroom Remodeling
Specialists!
"We install everything."
Pinellas Family Owned, 30
years. Insured. Lic#C-6341.
Kevin or Mike:
(727)946-8281 (727)539-8281.
COTRONE TILE, INC.
Bathroom Remodel Specialist.
Quality Work Guaranteed!
C-7922. Call Bob,
(727)423-3754
HUSBAND &WIFE TEAM
Quality Tile Workmanship.
Floors, Walls, Showers &
Bathtubs. Exper'd. #C5760
VISA/MC. WHY WAIT?
Call Sheila, (727)399-0770.


hilip P. Ruc

Tile 8 Marble

GLASS BLOCK
New Installation
Repair Work
Floors, Walls
Showers, Tubs
Free Estimates
20 Yrs. Exp.
Lic. & Ins. C8124

580-7788
\All Work Done By Myself



FREE ESTIMATES.
If CLEAN Is WhatYou Want,
CLEAN Is WhatYou Get,
When You Call Georgette.
(727)391-7866.
ARE YOU IN NEED OF
Spotless Cleaning? Several
Openings, Every 2 Weeks.
Since 1994. (727)585-3816.
HOUSE CLEANING BY
Dependable, Cheerful Lady.
Available Immediately! I'm The
One For You! References
Available. (727)542-4507.


CAROLYN'S CLEANING &
Home Maintenance. Quality
Work, Reasonable Rates.
Licensed, Bonded, Insured.
Free Estimates.
(727)504-9945.

CLEANING DIVAS
Low Cost Professional House
Cleaning. Hourly/ Flat Rates
Available. Bonded. Emily,
(727)251-5181 (727)812-4358
Dependable & Affordable!
Unhappy w/companies that
start out great then lose their
cleaning touch? Call Terri,
(727)584-8285.

DETAILED, FRESH,
SPOTLESS CLEANING
Several Openings Available.
References. Sandra,
(727)688-8980.



HOME CLEANING
Satisfaction guaranteed!
Reasonable rates
Excellent references. Reliable,
flexible and a pet lover.
(727)430-2685

HUSBAND &WIFE
Cleaning Team. Homes &
Offices. Top-To-Bottom.
Cleaning. Move-Outs,
Foreclosures. Bonded,
References. (727)403-8051.





KJP CLEANING, LLC
Custom Cleaning.
Green Products Available.
Lic.#09-00151971. Insured.
Kris, (727)410-1859.
TONY'S HANDS, INC.
Cleaning, Housekeeping.
Commercial, Residential,
Rentals. Excellent Work
Guaranteed! Licensed,
Insured, Bonded.
(727)480-4475.



CLOCKS Repaired/ Restored
40 Years' Experience. Free
Estimates. Grandfather House
Calls. Pleasant Memories
Clock Shop: 6989 Seminole
Blvd. (727)393-1811.


$25 In-Home Service.
David Archer, 366-6354.
20 Years Experience.

BELLEAIR BLUFFS PC LLC
30 Years Experience. Virus
Removal, Data Recovery,
In-Home Service. Best Price!
(727)452-3344.
$25 COMPUTER REPAIRS
Virus Removal, Upgrades,
Windows XP, Vista & 7.
Free Diagnostic & Estimate!
www. PinellasComputers.com
(727)466-5000
COMPUTER SOLUTIONS
In-Home Services:
Internet Security, Training,
Data Recovery, Repair.
(727) 343-2838



CONCRETE 'N BLOCK
State Certified Contractor.
#CGC036131. Quality Work,
Reasonable Rates. 40-Years
Experience. (727)393-7697,
(727)459-8177.


MIKE QUARANTO Concrete,
Inc. 20+ Years Experience.
Quality Service. Driveways,
Patios, Sidewalks. #C-5640.
Call (727)398-5160.

VENABLE CONCRETE
Driveways, Pool Decks, Pat-
ios, Sidewalks, Color Sealers,
Acrylics, Pressure Cleaning.
Clay Venable. C-4847.
(727)545-5288.



Patio Door Repair Specialist
"I Get Them Sliding Again"
No Installations. Angle's List
2007-2008 Super Service
Award! (727)733-4353.


CUSTOM DRAPERIES &
Valances, Bedding, Cushions,
Shades. Your Fabric Or Ours.
Since 1981. (727)397-5708.
Sewfinecustomsewing.com


B. BLEVINS DRYWALL
No Job Too Small! Water
Damage, Ceilings, Texturing.
Painting. Free Estimates.
#C-7872/Ins. (727)638-4342.

PRO DRYWALL REPAIRS,
Textures, Popcorn Removal,
Additions Or Remodel.
Reasonable Rates.
Free Estimates. C-4918.
(727)539-1293.
QUINTERO DRYWALL, INC.
Remodels, Additions, Repairs,
Large/ Small. Free Estimates.
27-Yrs. Experience. #C-5447.
Call (727)898-5112.



Affordable Quality Work
24-Hour Service.
Free Est. Senior Discount.
HOBBS ELECTRIC
#ER0009230 (727)441-2788.

B&B Electrical Solutions.
We have the solution! All
electrical repairs/installs.
"Fuses to Breakers!" Senior
Discounts! #ER13012577.
(727)546-7047.
ALL WORK DONE by Owner.
Repairs, Service Calls,
Remodel. Barnes Electric.
Since 1980. (727)409-4364.
EC13002693.

GABRIEL ELECTRIC
Rewires, Repairs, Upgrades.
24/7 Emergency Service.
LOW Rates!! Since 1986.
Insured. #ER0010733.
(727)442-0845.

NO JOB TOO SMALL!
Free Estimates. All Electrical.
Licensed & Insured.
EC0001509. ES Electric,
(727)584-8961.

**$28 OFF REPAIR**
Same Day Service
We Specialize In Electrical
Repairs, Troubleshooting,
New Installs. No Job Too
Small! ER0013140.
Insured. Visa/MC
Satisfaction Guaranteed!
Military/ Senior Discounts.
ThetaElectric.com
(727)475-2923.
All Calls Answered.

RILEY ELECTRIC
For All Your Wiring or Service
Needs. Generators, Panel
Upgrades, Circuits Added,
Remodeling, Marina & Dock
Wiring. #EC13001284.
For FAST Service,
Call (727)530-5041.


BRUCE'S FURNITURE
Repair, Refinishing, Stripping.
Specializing In Caning.
Don't Buy New, "Renew"!
Free Est. (727)439-7324.


FREE ESTIMATES
Professional Repairs,
Installations, All Makes.
Owner/ Operated. C-8821/ Ins.
Advanced Garage Doors,
(727)585-3525.


BarnettAluminum.com
Gutters, Soffit, Fascia, Siding,
Screening, Patios, Cages,
Awnings, Windows.
Satisfaction Guaranteed.
#C9302. (727)528-2449.



ALL MINOR HOME REPAIRS
20-years' experience. Senior
Discount! Work Guaranteed.
No Job Too Small.
(727)422-2913.
EUROPEAN CRAFTSMAN
Water Damage Repairs,
Painting, Carpentery, Tile.
Excellent References.
CRC-1328045
15% April Discount!
(727)239-3254
HANDYMAN
Free Estimates. Affordable.
Quality Work. References.
Senior Discount. John,
(727)644-6966.
HANDYMAN HUSBANDS
Skilled Men Looking For Work.
Interior or Exterior.
Basic Labor Starting $10/hour.
(727)580-7031.
J&K REMODELING CO.
Quality Home Repairs.
Painting, Wallpaper, Drywall,
Carpentry, Tile & More.
CBC1253003. (727)798-8772
"LET GEORGE DO IT!"
Retired contractor is ready to
do small repairs for you.
Homes & Mobiles. 40+/yrs.
Experience. (727)596-6431.
MACK'S HANDYMAN SVC.
35+ Years' Experience,
Reliable, Honest. All Minor
Repairs. Free Estimates.
Call (727)420-9703.
RETIRED HOME BUILDER.
All Kinds Of Minor Repairs,
Everything To "Everythink".
Can-Do Attitude!
Leon, (727)481-4115.
SMALL JOBS WELCOME!
Handyman With 40 Years Ex-
perience In Pinellas County.
Call Nick, (727)698-3087.




Call Classifieds
For Your Hot Link
(727) 397-5563


AJ'S AFFORDABLE Hauling.
Brush, Trash, Clean-Ups,
Drop-Off Service. We Haul It
All! Free Estimates.
(727)504-2808.

BILLY'S HAULING
Small Jobs OK.Yard/ Garage
Clean-outs, Small Repairs.
Available 7 Days/Week.
(727)393-7567 (727)644-6037


PROFLOWERS: Christmas
Decor, Holiday Flowers and
other gifts starting at $19.99.
Call (877)697-7697 or visit
www.proflowers.com/Elf to get
an extra 15% off.


BARS
Custom Built home recreation
bars. Choose size, color,
laminate, wood, tile. Great
for garage or family room.
(727)687-6111.

HANDS ON
General Contractor.
All Phases Of Work.
35Years' Local Experience.
CGC036272
(727)384-0347 (727)644-8847

HAVE Home Improvement
Needs But A Tight Budget?
Call R.J. Pate Contracting,
"A Hands on Contractor".
#CRC1326585. 727-320-0182.

J&K REMODELING CO.
Affordable, Quality Remodels
& Rehabs. Call Today For
Free Estimate. CBC1253003.
(727)798-8775 (727)798-8772




















MCM INDUSTRIES, INC.
Building Contractor
Additions, Remodeling, Baths,
Kitchens, Flooring, Decks.
Commerical/ Residential.
CBC1255807 (727)259-9894.

QUALITY REMODELING
SERVICES
Bath, Kitchen, Additions,
Extensions, Cabinetry, Floor-
ing, Decks, Patios. Designer
Showroom, Arch. Plans.
CBC1255512 (727)596-9006
NelsonConstructionRenoscom
B.B.B. Accredited Business.


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KITCHEN & BATHROOM
Quality Workmanship, Design,
Architect Plans, Showroom,
Insured. CBC1255512. Free
Estimates. (727)596-9006
NelsonConstructionRenos.com
B.B.B Accredited Member.
OLDJA ENTERPRISES
New kitchen under $5,000,
includes 12 all-wood cabinets,
granite tops, SS sink and
installation. Visit our beautiful
showroom @4424 US 19 N.,
St. Pete or call (727)526-3240.
CBC054546.



ANGEL'S LANDSCAPING
& LAWN SERVICE
Sod, Tree Trimming,
Clean-Up. Free Estimates.
Fully Licensed, Insured.
se habla Espanol.
Angelslawnscape@yahoo.com
(727)686-7268
BACKHOE- BOBCAT WORK
Landscaping, plant removal,
tree service, stump grinding,
decorative patios.
We Dig Ditches!
(727)595-0429.
LANDSCAPE NEED A
Facelift, Clean-up? Affordable
Design, Yours Or Mine!
"A Woman's Touch" Jane,
(727)421-4476.
LANDSCAPING YOU CAN
Afford. Stone Patios, Palms,
Planting, Sodding, Clean-ups,
Tree/Palm, Hedge Trimming,
Stump-grinding, Xeriscaping.
(727)319-8195.
STEVE'S FULL SERVICE
Landscaping, Lawn Care,
Tree Trimming, Clean-ups.
Enhancing Curb Appeal! Free
Estimates. (727)687-6077.
TWO T'S Total Maintenance
Landscaping, Tree Pruning &
Sod Replacement, Palms.
Free Estimates. Lic/Ins.
(727)643-8563.


A LAWN SERVICE YOU
CAN AFFORD! $65/Month.
Hedge, Tree, Palm Trimming,
Leaf Raking, Clean-Ups.
(727)319-8195.
A+ PROFESSIONAL LAWN
MAINTENANCE
Offering Dependable
Year-Round Lawn Care.
Cutting, Trimming,
Landscaping Projects, More.
(727)565-9989.

Lowest Prices
Lawn Cuts Starting @ $15
*Hedge Trimming
*Palm & Tree Trimming
*Clean up & removal
*Pressure Washing
*Gutter Cleaning
Greater Image Landscape
Lic. & Insured
(727)812-2317


A-TROPICAL



WEEKLY LAWN

SERVICE

SOD

LANDSCAPE

www.atropicalgreen.com

531-2886

ABLE LAWN CARE
Weekly, Bi-weekly, Monthly.
Service To SuitYour Needs.
Call Rich, (727) 234-5613.
AFFORDABLE LAWN CARE
$55/month. Mow, Edge, Trim.
Monthly or Yearly.
Free Estimates.
Call Norm: (727)798-1026.
ALL SEASON GROUND
Care. Mow, edge, trim. Free
estimates. (727)510-6615.
ALOHA LAWNS, INC.
We do it all! Free estimates.
Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Call Jim, (727)324-8421.
BASS LAWN Maintenance
Personalized Service!
Mowing, Hedges, Mulch,
Clean-ups. We Do It All!
(727)399-9143 (727)510-9168
BEST FOR LESS!
Complete Lawn Care, Tree
Work, Garage Clean-outs,
Handyman Services. Dan:
(727)249-6440 (727)586-4895
BUDDY'S LAWN CARE
Spring Clean Up, Hauling,
Mowing, Trees Trimmed. We
Do It All! (727)906-2345.
ROY'S LAWN-SALAWN &
More. Your Affordable Small
Property Clean-Ups & Com-
plete Lawn Care Specialist.
(727)239-1483.


CUNNINGHAM'S LAWN/
TREE SERVICE.
LAWNS- 1st Month FREE.
TREES- No Disposal Fees.
Spring Clean-Ups. DeLeafing.
Free Estimates.
(727)851-3928.

CUSTOM COUPLE
An Honest, Reliable, Quality
Lawn Service With 36 Years
Experience. Monthly Mainte-
nance From $60. Call Darryl,
(727)455-1288 (727)393-8680
HENRY'S LAWN SERVICE
Mow, Edge, Trim &
Clean-Ups. Free Estimates.
Lic/Ins. (727)688-4141.

KING'S KUT
Lawn Maintenance, Landscape
& Design. Complete Property
Cleanups. Free Estimates.
Reliable, Dependable.
(727)392-8692

PRECISION LAWN
Maintenance and Pressure
Cleaning. Specializing in
residential/ commercial lawn
care. 50% off first month.
(727)214-7519.
Trimworks Property Maint.
Complete Lawn &Tree Care,
Landscaping, Mulch, Sod,
Clean-ups. Free Estimates.
(727)289-1633.
AFFORDABLE!
Weirs' Full Service Lawn.
Some Proceeds Will Benefit
The Care Of Needy Children.
(727)565-5657.


DEADBOLT SPECIAL!!!
Trip Charge, Lock And
Installation, All For Only
$39.95!!!! Bill's Lock,
(727)647-3198.


A-2-Z MOVING, INC.
24' Box Truck. Established
Pinellas, 1986. Local/ State
wide. FL#IM660. Free Esti-
mates. (727)584-2302.

DAINGERFIELD MOVING
Homes, Offices, Condos.
Large or Small.
Furniture, Appliance
Deliveries. (727)392-5856
Local Mover. IM-1034.
ON-DEMAND MOVING
Local, All Points Florida.
Pick-Up & Delivery, Donations
& Hauling. Lic. IM-754
(727)443-0245.



BURKE PAINTING CO.
Lic. #C-4641. When Quality &
Price Both Matter!
Int. /Ext. Painting &
Deck/ Paver Sealing.
We Want To Work For You!
(727)397-2284 Available 24/7.





A. BOYD FARMER. FAMILY
Business, 30+ Yrs. Residential
& Commercial. NO JOB TOO
SMALL! 2 Coats Paint, Power
Wash & Prep Work. Quality
Guaranteed. Senior Discounts.
#C-8626. (727)458-3650.


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A FULL SERVICE PAINTING
Company. Quality Workman-
ship, Competitive Rates, 30
Years' Experience. #C10218.
Insured. (727)519-3681.

AFFORDABLE
PAINTING
By Tim Barrett Painting, Inc.
20Yrs. Experience. Honest &
Dependable. Insured.
#C-9762. Owner Operated.
(727)391-6694.
ARNEY'S PAINTING, INC.
We do Residential,
Commercial Painting,
Repairs. arneyspainting.com
to view work. C-9579
(727)542-6841
PAINT &WALLPAPER
Harold Bruinius Dec. Inc.
Courteous, Dependable
Service. Free Estimates.
#C-7597. (727)397-0729.




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SAME DAY SERVICE
Payless Painting Services
Interior, Exterior, Light
Handyman Work.
See Pictures & Prices.
www.paylesspaintingl .com
C-8369. (727)470-5876.
SPRING SPECIAL!!
1,600 Exterior SF for $1,050.
Wash, prep, seal & two coats
paint. Quality Guaranteed!
#C5593.(727)542-9547.
WANTED: 20 HOMES TO
showcase our Solar Products
and Lifetime Exterior Paint.
Call to see if your home quali-
fies. Call (877)292-3120
#CCC058227.


PATIO DOOR REPAIRS
Get sliding doors rolling again.
Special Offer $95.95 per panel
Call Ron at Ron's Windows.
#C-7023. (727)393-3792.


ROB'S PEST CONTROL
Roaches? Ants? Fleas?
Serving Pinellas since 1979.
Call Now! (727)392-2847,
Cell: (727)687-1730.
GOT FIRE ANTS?
Guaranteed to kill the queen-
all natural- no chemicals.
(727)386-5042


DOG & CAT Sitter/ Walker
Providing Dependable Serv-
ices For Your Pet. Reliable,
Competent. (727)453-2923.
DOG GROOMING, Only $20!
Any Small Breed. New Clients
Only. (727)596-CLIP (2547)
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Owner operated. Low Flat
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Quality guaranteed!
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(727)204-1387.
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Insured. (727)418-4355.


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Firewood. Lic. /Ins. Senior
Discount. (727)584-7308.
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ming/ Removal, Palms, Land-
scaping, Hedges, Shrubs.
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(727)423-2443.
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(727)557-4371.
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pH & Moisture. Trimming &
Removals. Phil Turner,
FL-5990A, (727)452-5508.


Tree Service


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Lawn Maintenance, Landscape
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(727)392-8692
LESS THAN HALF-PRICE!
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Lic/Ins. (727)525-7433.





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Free Estimates, Lic/ Ins.
(727)641-9033.
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Custom Upholstery Shop
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Brett Kennedy (727)322-3445


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