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Meet Oscar, the therapy pig Excavator topplesAn excavator truck fell into a hole at the site of a building demolition, causing it to topple over and trap the operator inside the machine, Sept. 12. Also, the Armed Forces History Museum welcomes the First Responders Chili Cook-off and Classic Car Show Saturday, Sept. 20, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. ... Page 3A.LARGO POLICE BEATDetectives seek jewelry robbersPinellas County sheriffs detectives are seeking the publics assistance in locating two armed robbery suspects who robbed a Dunedin jewelry store. One suspect produced a handgun and ordered the clerk to a back room. The suspects tied up the clerk and took various items from the store before fleeing on foot out the back door. ... Page 5A.COUNTYFAST lobbies for dental care fundsRepresentatives of Faith in Action for Strength Together lobbied Pinellas County Commissioners for more money for dental care during the first budget hearing Sept. 11. The commission gave unanimous approval for all county budgets, totaling nearly $2 billion, and millage rates, which remain unchanged from the current year. ... Page 7A.SCHOOLSNational Merit semifinalists listedThe National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Twenty Pinellas County students were among those named. ... Page 11A.Red tide bloom moving north Threat to Pinellas County shores is iffy, county ofcial reports ... Page 6A. Also, New Stage Theatre performs Go, Granny D! in Largo this weekend ... 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Exp. 10/15/14SWEET PEDICURE $3 OFF Commissioner asked to resignCurtis Holmes could be censured for content on Largo-issued iPad By JULIANA A. TORRESLARGO Largo commissioners called for the resignation of Commissioner Curtis Holmes Sept. 16, following the discovery of inappropriate material on his city-issued iPad. The links to images and YouTube videos were downloaded from Facebook and sent to Holmes personal email account. They included a cartoon depiction of Muhammad makin bacon with a pig and a video of a woman in her underwear shaking her butt in front of a webcam. In my opinion, the images and the video that are on his computer are just completely reprehensible, Commissioner Jamie Robinson said. If this was found on any city employees computer, they would have been fired immediately, no questions asked. However, improper use of city-issued electronics does not fall within the very limited and specific reasons for removing someone from office as outlined in the city charter, City Attorney Alan Zimmet said. The commissioners could draft a resolution to censure Holmes, which amounts to a public reprimand. They potentially could take away his use of city electronics, but nothing more, Zimmet explained. Honestly, I think Commissioner Holmes should resign, Robinson said. Theres no reason that anybody thats Thirteen years later, firefighter runs to remember By BRIAN GOFFCLEARWATER Concerned that as time goes on people might not remember the events of 9/11 2001 as distinctly, a Clearwater firefighter decided to do something unique in the hopes of keeping the memory of those who lost their lives on 9/11 alive. Lt. Mark Wing decided to don full firefighting gear, then, in the heat, in 90plus degrees, he ran 11 miles from Clearwater Fire and Rescue Fire Station 44 on Sand Key to Fire Station 49 behind the Clearwater Mall. Before the run, he was concerned because of the heat and the extra 60 pounds of gear he would be carrying. Ive done longer races, but not in full gear, he said. Ive done the distance before, and I know it will be the heat that Ill be battling. To battle the heat, Wing carried lots of water and sports drinks. His day didnt stop once he reached Station 49. Once there, he shed the firefighters gear and donned a military-style backpack and turned around and ran the 11 miles back to Station 44. He wanted to represent both the firefighters and the military members who were all involved in the events surrounding 9/11. It holds a special meaning for me. Im a fireman and a military veteran, he said. I was stationed in Kuwait when it happened. I was in the Air Force for 16 years, so Im doing this for the firemen and the soldiers and veterans whoProject PUP adds mini pig to its ranks of therapy petsPhotos by JULIANA A. TORRESAbove, Oscar, a 1-year-old miniature pig, seeks approval as a therapy pet from Project PUP, or Pets Uplifting People, Sept. 13. Oscar lives with Jeanne and David Ochoa of Gulfport. Below, Oscar greets Joyce Berry, left, and her daughter Sheila Speigle who was visiting her at Palm Garden of Pinellas in Largo. By JULIANA A. TORRESLARGO Oscar created quite the stir when he arrived at Palm Garden of Pinellas in Largo to be screened as a therapy pet Sept. 13. The black and white miniature pig on a leash remained calm as his adoring fans crowded to take his picture and snap selfies. His demeanor earned him a checkmark on his evaluation as a pet who would be well suited to visit the elderly and, in his case, autistic children. You can see hes going to be hugely popular, said the woman with the clipboard, Karen Tappan, president of Project PUP, or Pets Uplifting People. The group screens new pets six times a year. The vast majority of their 450 active therapy pets are dogs, but there have been a few exceptions since its founding in 1984. The occasional cat passes muster, and the organization once had a pony named Star in its ranks, said longtime volunteer Jen Kelly, 85. Another pig was approved back around the time Kelly first began volunteering in 1992. Dogs and animals, they do a lot for the people who are in wheelchairs, Kelly said. Oscar, just over a year old, has been living with Jeanne and David Ochoa of Gulfport for about nine months. Jeanne Ochoa began considering a pig for a Mobile home residents cry foul at fees Photo courtesy of CLEARWATER FIRE AND RESCUEFirefighter Lt. Mark Wing, right, trekked 11 miles in full firefighter gear along with Lt. Heath Brenner, left, and civilian Rebekah Horneber, from Fire Station 44 on Sand Key to Fire Station 49 behind the Clearwater Mall in remembrance of 9/11. By SUZETTE PORTERCLEARWATER Last year when Pinellas County implemented its surface water assessment fee for unincorporated residents, some complained. But this year, an overflow crowd showed up to protest after some received bills as much as 340 percent higher. Nearly all were residents of mobile home parks. Kelli Levy, Natural Resources Section manager, explained that last years bills were incorrect incomplete. This years assessments are more accurate. They were calculated using data from digitized images, showing all the impervious surfaces inside the different parks, including roads, swimming pools, patios, shuffleboard courts and other structures besides the mobile homes. Assessments that are more accurate allow the county to capture the best revenue stream based on the amount of runoff from each property. Rainwater and water from sprinklers flow out onto the ground, which becomes saturated. The excess water, or runoff, continues onto sidewalks and streets, picking up pollutants as it then flows into storm drains, ponds, ditches and on into the countys waterways and Gulf of Mexico. Federal regulations require the county to maintain certain water standards. More money is needed to maintain an aging stormwater system and pay increasing cost of operations. More maintenance is needed to help alleviate flooding problems in some areas. Better surface water management is needed to help lower flood insurance premiums. The county created its new fee to provide a dedicated source of funding for surface water management. Fifteen municipalities already charge such a fee. Many agree that citizens should help fund surface water-related activities. But fee increases of 200 to 340 percent are too much, said Todd Pressman, on behalf of a conglomerate of mobile home parks. He said the concern is that the fee is disproportionate. He questioned the countys change in methodology for calculating the new bills. Mobile home parks have become the affordable housing of the county, he said. He asked commissioners to better balance the cost to owners of mobile home parks before charging the new fees. Attorney David Eastman represents a number of mobile home parks. He too talked about the huge fee increases and blamed it on the change in the way the county used the data from the digitized maps. He offered to sit down with staff to help find a solution. He said mobile home parks were about affordable housing for retirees, singles and families. He objects to the parks being assessed the same as commercial property. He added that some of the parks have surface water improvements that could qualify them for credits on their bill. But the period to apply is past. The rate of increase got everyones attention, he said. 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Each meeting will feature a guest speaker at 7 p.m., following the potluck supper, and a 50/50 drawing. The first meeting of the season was Sept. 8. On first Saturdays, the historic Feed Store is open to the public, and Largo Historical Society members are available to answer questions. For more information, call society president Don Forehand at 709-7382 or first vice president Charlie Harper at 584-4906.Princeton Village plans caregiver eventLARGO Princeton Village of Largo, 333 16th Ave. SE, plans a free afternoon for caregivers Thursday, Sept. 18, 2 to 4 p.m. Caregivers are invited for a free spa afternoon that includes a massage, mini makeover, champagne and more. Linda Burhans of Harmony Home Health will present a program on how to help yourself so you can help others. RSVP at 588-0020. 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4A Largo Leader, September 18, 2014fought for 9/11. As Wing was donning his gear for the run, Clearwater resident Rebekah Horneber showed up in running gear. She had heard about Wings event and was determined to join him. My dad was a volunteer firefighter, she said. It is hard to put into words how you might describe the feeling of losing over 300 firefighters who lost their lives trying to save others. Horneber, like Wing, is concerned that people will forget what happened on that day in 2001. You cant forget that; you cant act like it was nothing, she said. As the years go by, people tend to forget; we cant let it go by without doing something. Nearby with her little dog in tow, Sand Key resident Olga RamosAguero showed up to lend her support to Wing. She said shell never forget the day the towers came down. I had just dropped my children off at school and was going for a walk in Philippe Park in Safety Harbor, she said. I had a radio with me and I heard it then. It is hard to forget. I had chills when I heard it. I thought it had to be a hoax, I didnt believe it. Ramos-Aguero said she still has trouble getting her mind around what happened. I can only imagine what people went through back then, people with friends who lost their lives, she said. It takes courage for a firefighter to do what they did on 9/11. Our country was under attack. I was in a state of disbelief. The run was actually held in every state and six other countries. It was called the Virtual Run and encouraged people to run 11 miles on the 11th. Wing knows he isnt the only one in Florida doing it, but believes he is the only participant in the 9/11 run doing it in full gear. A colleague, Lt. Heath Brenner, joined him in the run. Wing is married with two children, ages 10 and 8. When asked what his children think of his effort, he paused before he answered. My son is the younger of the two, and he really doesnt comprehend what is going on, he said. And I have never really asked my daughter what she thinks of what I am doing. I do things by myself. I do it so I will remember and to help spread the word. Wing feels spreading the word about 9/11 is necessary to get others to remember. I know people who were at Ground Zero, I know people who lost their lives when the towers collapsed, so we cant forget, he said. I think that maybe if people arent forgetting, they are getting used to it. After 13 years they are growing accustomed to it. If they werent directly involved and didnt know people who were involved, perhaps people are now thinking it isnt as significant as when it first happened. Doing the 22 miles took Wing longer than he thought. The first 11 miles from Station 44 to Station 49 took him four hours, and he admitted the heat got to him. As a result, he waited until early evening, when it got cooler to do the second 11 miles. Is he still glad he did it? Absolutely, he said. Photo courtesy of CLEARWATER FIRE AND RESCUEClearwater Firefighter Lt. Mark Wing and civilian Rebekah Horneber climb the Clearwater Memorial Causeway on a 22-mile round-trip trek in honor of those who died and risked their lives to save others on 9/11. RUN, from page 1A FEES, from page 1A PIG, from page 1AOne example was for Amber Glades Mobile Home Park in Safety Harbor. The current years stormwater fee was $16,000. The new bill is $60,000, which increases the monthly cost to renters from $3.16 to $12. Frank Torres told commissioners he would have to stop buying his pills to be able to afford his share of the increased bill to Oakcrest Mobile Home Park in Largo. Im on Social Security. My wifes on Social Security, he said. He said coming up with $12.39 extra a month would be difficult. Last years fee increased his rent by $3.86. I dont know where to get the extra money, he said. I cant get my teeth fixed. Fred Bickley from Bickley Management brought another problem to the table older parcels built from 1970-1990. He said they were constructed based on code at the time, but now they cant be improved to qualify for credits. He said his bill had increased 115 percent over last year. Attorney Rex Sparklin representing Orange Lake Civic Center in Largo told commissioners that the special assessment violated state statute. You may need to table this issue until you work it out, he said. Commissioners discussed the possibility of rolling the bills back to last years rate or removing roadways from the assessments, which would reduce the amount. But, the tax rolls have to be certified by Sept. 15. Staff said there just wasnt enough time. Commissioners asked staff to consider the effect of removing roadways inside mobile home parks from the assessment. The plan is to amend bills and issue credits if necessary. Some voiced a concern about the added workload for staff. Im very sensitive to issues causing staff to have more work, but Im a lot more sensitive to our citizens, said Commissioner Janet Long. Its not their fault this is coming up four days before the deadline. She encouraged staff to work out the problem before next year. Get it right so we dont have these same issues, she said. County Administrator Mark Woodard said the commissioners intent was clear. The how is still unclear, but well figure it out, he said. The commission voted 6-1 to approve fiscal year 2015 surface water service assessments and fees. Commissioner Norm Roche voted no. pet as her beloved Jack Russell terrier aged and she feared no dog would be able to replace her. So I decided, what could be different that I could train? And up popped a pig, she explained. Jeanne began to research pigs, and discovered they were smart, clean animals. She really got into it, her husband said. The Ochoas were careful to choose from a breeder they could trust who would sell a miniature pig, not a piglet that would grow into a 300-pound animal. We were really worried about that at first, David said. But Oscar is full grown at about the height of his Jack Russell roommate. He used the litter box the Ochoas provided him right away, though he had never lived inside a house before. Despite a period in which they had to retrain him, Oscar now faithfully uses the litter box to pee and asks to go outside for all other business. Theyre so smart. He can outwit you. I have to stay a step ahead of him, Jeanne said. The Ochoas discovered that Oscars tail wags when they talk, he appreciates music and has several distinct vocalizations. Jeanne keeps a journal to track Oscars behavior patterns. Shes learning the different sounds he makes, David said. The couple, married four years, met walking their dogs in Clam Bayou Nature Park in Gulfport. David trains dogs; his German shepherd is registered with Therapy Dogs International and has served on search and rescue teams, looking for people trapped in disaster zones. Once Oscar was settled into his new home, Jeanne, a certified nursing assistant, searched for ways to share him with others. She found Project Pup. She likes to see people smile and she knows theres a need, David said. Oscar has been asked to work with children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder at 74th Street and Gulfport elementary schools. Jeanne also would like to take him to local nursing homes, she said. Project PUP provides the backing for those endeavors. The organization has expanded its population reach as pet therapy has become more popular and requested, Tappan explained. The mission has always been more for the assisted living and the elderly, because theyre the ones that are on the shelf, she said. But Project PUP dogs now serve in more than 300 facilities in the Tampa Bay area. They minister to cancer patients and Pinellas County inmates in therapy as well as children learning to read at Largo and Seminole libraries. The organization was started in 1984 by Betty Luttier, who noticed that the demeanor of her husband a war veteran and paraplegic improved when he was around dogs, Tappan said. At the time, the concept of using pets as therapy was not a widely accepted practice, and Luttier had to work to convince facilities to give her access to their residents or patients. But since then, the research has caught up with Project PUPs mission. Its been proven that, physiologically, interacting with an animal will reduce your heart rate and blood pressure. Its just a calming thing, Tappan said. Now, progressive facilities work directly with Project PUP to bring pet therapy to the clients they serve. As many as 40 volunteers serve the largePhoto by JULIANA A. TORRESOscar the pig poses with his owner, Jeanne Ochoa of Gulfport, left, and a fellow therapy pet duo, Bleu and Kirsten Riveiro of Tampa, who will be taking her two dogs to visit cancer patients at Moffit Cancer Center.campus of Morton Plant Hospital, for example. They relish having people come, Tappan said. Project PUP screens 25 to 35 new dogs during each of the bimonthly screenings at Palm Garden, 200 16th Ave. SE, Largo. To make an appointment for the next screening, call Ellen at 593-9395 or Pat at 596-1469. For more information, visit www.projectpup.net. representing the city of Largo should have this stuff on his computer Trust me, when this comes out, theres going to be hell to pay. Several commissioners said they would support a censure of Holmes. Both Commissioners Michael Smith and Robert Murray asked for an explanation. Holmes said he had no intentions of defending myself, threatening instead to take a very aggressive posture against the violation of his privacy. There was absolutely nothing there that was sent to the city. It was something I saw on Facebook. I merely sent it to myself, Holmes said. The city, unbeknownst to me, was intercepting that. Thats actually a violation of federal law. Holmes contended that he had used his business email to send the links to his personal email. But that wasnt true, Zimmet said. In fact, the city became aware of the emails when they showed up in the inbox of at least one other cityissued iPad, through the shared email account assigned to both iPads. Holmes had been given an iPad previously, set up using the Gmail account city.of.largo.com.holmes. When Holmes decided he didnt want an iPad, it was given to a city employee. Later, Holmes asked for the iPad back, but was given a new tablet, set up with the same Gmail account, Zimmet said. Both had access to the emails sent from either tablet. Starting Aug. 26, Zimmet reviewed the emails going back three months. Most of the content he noted was political: right-wing propaganda mixed with anti-Hamas, pro-Israel rhetoric. One YouTube video was a news segment about Meredith Powell, the 24-year-old teacher accused of having sex with her students. Another was Powells controversial video, in which she panders to the camera, clad in only a tank top and underwear. Holmes alluded to the fact that he had consulted with a lawyer on the issue and cited the federal Personal Data Privacy and Security Act as his defense. You wish to censure me, fine. Am I going to resign? Not a chance, he said. You will be hearing about the second shoe. You have my word on that. Commissioner Harriet Crozier called for the citizen charter review committee to be reestablished to reconsider the commissions inability to address a commissioners offense when it would have resulted in a city employees termination. I do realize youre not going to resign, but I have heartburn with what has taken place, she told Holmes. As a mother, I must say, Im very ashamed as the way you acted. IPAD, from page 1A City calendar City calendarLargo Central ParkThe Largo Central Park is at 101 Central Park Drive. Within the park are the Largo Public Library, at 120 Ce ntral Park Drive and Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive.Sunset Market open FridaysLARGO Sunset Market is open every Friday through May, 3 to 7 p.m., in Largo Central Parks parking lot No. 1, at southwest corner of East Bay and Central Park drives. Vendors will offer vegetables, fruits, raw local honey, herbal teas and wild-caught seafood as well as organic body products, essential oils, arts and crafts. The focus will be on produce and organic products with about 40 percent of the market dedicated to art and craft vendors. The market offers several ways for commercial business to advertise as well as two free spaces per market reserved for nonprofit entities. For more information, contact Jennifer McCafferty at 813-846-1316 or email@example.com.SPAF to host annual gala fundraiserLARGO The Suncoast Performing Arts Foundation will present Dream Makers, the 18th annual fundraiser gala for the Largo Cultural Center, on Saturday, Sept. 27, 6 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center. The gala will feature a cocktail reception, full course dinner, entertainment, silent auctions and dancing. Tickets are $125 a person. For information or to purchase tickets, call 587-6793 or visit LargoArts.com. SPAF is passionate about meeting the need for arts education in the community and proceeds from this event go directly to the organizations mission. The Largo Cultural Center with financial assistance from SPAF provides experiences, which cuts across cultural, social, ethnic, age, educational and economic barriers. For sponsorship opportunities, call Steven Rodriquez at 593-2000 or email Steven@SWRandAssociates.com.Start researching your genealogyLARGO The Pinellas Genealogy Society and Largo Public Library are offering Family History Assistance Day on Saturday, Oct. 11, noon to 4 p.m., in the Jenkins Room of the library. Bring your family information and receive free, one-on-one research assistance from a genealogy consultant. Beginners are especially encouraged to attend and experience the process of tracing their genealogical history. No appointment is necessary; first come, first served. Tours of the librarys Genealogy Center and classes will be offered. Call Bob Bryan at 595-4521 or send email to Bbryan84@gmail.com.Halloween Spooktacular returns to LargoLARGO This years Halloween Spooktacular event will be Saturday, Oct. 25, 2 to 10 p.m., at Largo Central Park. This widely popular, family-friendly event includes fun and games for kids 14 and younger. Enjoy music, concessions, bounce houses, a petting zoo and strolling entertainment. Join thousands of families as they walk the free trick-or-treat trail from 2 until 6 p.m. The trail will end promptly at 6 p.m., so based on the number of patrons waiting, the line could be cut off earlier than 6 p.m. Wristbands, for children 14 and under that want to participate in the activities outside of the trick or treat path, will go on sale starting Wednesday, Oct. 1. They cost $5 for Largo recreation cardholders or $6 without a card. Wristbands are $7 on day of event. Parents do not need wristbands. Limited on-site parking will be available for $5. Park for free and walk from Everest University and Largo Middle School. Call 587-6740, ext. 5014.Largo Community CenterThe Largo Community Center is at 400 Alt. Keene Road. Visit Largo CommunityCenter.com or call 518-3131.Daddy-Daughter dance features lower priceLARGO The Largo Community Center will host the 37th annual Daddy Daughter Date Night Saturday, Sept. 20, 5 to 8 p.m. This years theme is Fiesta, Fiesta. Fathers and daughters of all ages will enjoy a night of dinner, dancing and games. Girls will be able to design maracas and try their hand at a piata. This year, the event will cost less: only $39 per couple and $12 for each additional daughter. Tickets for this event are now on sale and can be purchased at any of the citys recreation facilities. Visit LargoEvents.com or call 587-6740, ext. 5014.Paint at the Community CenterLARGO Enjoy the beautiful park setting at the Largo Community Center or spend a fun evening with friends in the art room while creating your very own masterpiece. The center will host a Mimosa Morning Saturday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m., and a Painting Party Thursday, Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m. The cost is $40 for residents and $50 for nonresidents. It includes a 16-by-20-inch canvas, all paints and supplies and up to two mimosas or beer and wine, soda or water.Weekly events Bridge games: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30 to 4 p.m. All players are welcome to join the American Contract Bridge LeagueMcGough mangrove cleanup setLARGO The McGough mangrove cleanup will take place Saturday, Oct. 11, 9 to 11:30 a.m., at McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th St. N. Floridas mangroves have so many important jobs such as providing a nursery for sea life, keeping the water clean and strengthening the coastline. It is everyones job to keep the mangroves clean and litter free. This will be an educational interactive cleanup to give back to the mangroves. Water and gloves will be provided. Attendees should wear water shoes. For information, call 518-3047. sanctioned games. The cost is $4 with membership or $5, with snacks included. Call Joan Waff at 895-9073. Swing dancing: Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m. Enjoy an evening of dancing and socializing on a 5,600-square-foot sprung hardwood floor. Free lessons offered from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by a dance with music by DJ Savoy Swing. The cost is $6 for students, $7 with a recreation card and $8 without a recreation card. Bay Area Singles Dance : Sundays, 6 to 10 p.m. Dress to impress, and join about 150 singles and friends of all ages to dance to an extensive music library to fit every taste. Cost is $8.Highland Recreation ComplexHighland Recreation Complex is at 400 Highland Ave. Visit High landRecreation.com or call 518-3016.Highland launches new moves, musicLARGO The Les Mills Body Pump Launch will be Thursday, Oct. 2, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. Join the new release of body pump moves and music. The free event includes a raffle, prizes and bottled water. Come early, spots fill fast. Soggy Doggy Splash Party setLARGO The Soggy Doggy Splash Party will be presented Saturday, Oct. 4, at Highland Family Aquatic Center. Dogs less than 20 inches tall will party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Taller dogs will have pool access from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per dog. Pet owners are permitted to bring their dogs to enjoy a swim but as directed by the Pinellas County Health Department, owners will not be permitted to enter the water. However, owners can enjoy concessions from Splashs Snack Bar and sponsor displays. Owners will need to provide proof of vaccination for the dog upon admission. Slides will not be open but the event will feature plenty of activities and a contest.
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FREE MYFIT INTRO! $25 Y BUCKS FOR A FALL PROGRAM! 091814 The Alfano Family Thanks The Community For Their Support The Past 30 Years!Join us in celebrating our anniversary during the month of September with our $19.84 prix fixe menuSalute to thirty years with a glass of Maschio Prosecco090414Please choose one item from each course belowAntipasti Sausage en Croute Baked pastry wr apped Italian sausage, sliced & sauced with lemon butter Scampi Sauteed shrimp in garlic butter, white wine sauce Insalata/Zuppa Sliced tomatoes with gorgonzola cheese, vinaigrette dressing Crema de Pomodoro Soup Entre Chicken Rollatini Breaded chicken breast rolled with smoked ham & provolone cheese served over fettuccine Alfredo Sole Salvatore Filet of sole in a light egg wash, pan sauteed & topped with prosciutto, & peas, sauced with lemon, butter, white wine Veal Tortellacci Jumbo tortellini filled with slowly braised veal, finished with hand chopped veal, sweet peas & demi-glace Dolci Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Whisky Cream Sauce Lemoncello Pie Dine in customers only beginning at 5pm1702 Clearwater-Largo Road, Clearwater727-584-2125 ~ alfanosrestaurant.com Police beatMan arrested on sex abuse warrantSEMINOLE Pinellas County Sheriffs detectives arrested a man Sept. 11 on an Iowa warrant for sexual abuse-child. The victims were a 14-year-old female and 16-year-old female who were known to the suspect. The crime occurred at an undisclosed location in Tama County, Iowa. Pinellas County detectives began their investigation on Thursday, Sept. 11, after they were contacted by the Tama County Sheriffs Office in Iowa, requesting assistance with their investigation. Detectives were told that a warrant had been issued for Stewart David Smith, 52, for sexual abuse of a child. According to detectives, Smith reportedly admitted to the media in Iowa that he is a pedophile who has been to prison for crimes related to juveniles. Smith has a criminal history dating back to the 1990s and was a registered sexual offender, but currently has no restrictions and is not required to register. Pinellas County detectives met with Smith Sept. 11 and arrested him on the Tama County warrant. He was transported to the Pinellas County jail without further incident. There are currently no local charges. Detectives said Smith has routinely taken part in juvenile related functions with church youth groups and Girl Scouts while living in Iowa. While living in Florida, he lived near a school and church daycare. Detectives said there could be local victims. Anyone with information on this investigation or other potential victims is asked to contact Detective M. Kolenda with the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office Crimes Against Children Unit at 727-582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.Man injured in motel firePALM HARBOR A 64-year-old man received lifethreatening injuries from smoke inhalation during a Thursday afternoon fire at a Palm Harbor motel. According to a report from the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office, deputies responded to the fire at Kings Inn Motel, 34107 U.S. 19 N. about 3:12 p.m. The injured man, William Manning, a resident of the motel was sleeping in a motel room at the time. Detectives assigned to the Arson and Auto Theft said the fire probably started near the door to the room where discarded cigarettes were found. Manning was transported to a local hospital via Bayflite with life-threatening injuries due to smoke inhalation. No one else was injured and no other rooms in the motel were damaged due to the fire. Detectives said the fire does not appear suspicious.Detectives seek fraud suspectsPinellas County sheriffs detectives are seeking the publics assistance in locating two credit card fraud suspects from unincorporated Clearwater. According to detectives assigned to the Economic Crimes Unit, the victim last used her credit card at a Shell gas station in Palm Harbor. The following day the suspects used the credit card number six times at various locations, including a Home Depot store at 30144 U.S. 19 N. in Clearwater, two Walmart stores, 41232 U.S. 19 N. and 23106 U.S. 19 N. in Clearwater, and a Walgreens, location unknown. Detectives said a white male suspect was observed to be alone at the first Walmart location but was seen with a white female suspect and a child at the second Walmart location. The male suspect is described as being between 25 and 35 years old, average build with close cut brown hair. He was last observed wearing a blue Tshirt with a picture of what appears to be a mini bus/van with a surfboard on top, blue and white plaid long shorts and brown flip-flops. The female suspect is described as being between 25 and 35 years old with blonde hair pulled up in a bun. She was last observed wearing a cream-colored T-shirt with gray screen print on the front, red slacks, brown shoes and carrying a large white/cream colored bag/purse. A young male child, possibly 3 years of age, was observed to be with the two suspects at a Walmart. The two suspects were observed to be driving a four-door sedan, possibly a hatchback that was red. Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Detective M. McCloud of the Economic Crimes Unit at 727-582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppers ofpinellas.org.Detectives seek jewelry robbersDUNEDIN Pinellas County sheriffs detectives are seeking the publics assistance in locating two armed robbery suspects who robbed a Dunedin jewelry store the afternoon of Sept. 8. According to detectives, two male suspects entered the Dunedin Jewelers at 1000 Broadway in Dunedin at about 12:42 p.m. Sept. 8. One suspect produced a handgun and ordered the clerk to a back room. The suspects tied up the clerk and took various items from the store before fleeing on foot out the back door. Both suspects are described as being white or Hispanic, about 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall with an average build. One was last seen wearing jeans, a long-sleeved dark shirt, baseball cap, sunglasses and carrying a handgun. The second was last seen wearing jeans, a long-sleeved dark shirt, baseball cap, sunglasses with a bandana covering his face. No one was injured during the robbery. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Keith Johnson of the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office Robbery/Homicide Unit at 582-6200 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 800873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.Child bitten by Great DaneST. PETERSBURG A 6-year-old girl was bitten by a Great Dane who attacked her about 5:45 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at the King of the Road Mobile Home Park, 5701 Haines Road in unincorporated St. Petersburg. Pinellas County Sheriffs deputies reported that the dogs owner, David Watson, 51, of St. Petersburg was walking his 130-pound, 5-year-old male Great Dane on a leash in the common area of the mobile home park. Several children in the park approached Watson to pet the dog, Otis. The victim, Ariel Hampshire, also approached the dog and began to pet him when he attacked her. As Ariel went to the ground, the dog bit her in the face, neck and head, deputies said. She was transported to a local hospital via ambulance for treatment of serious lacerations. Pinellas County Animal Control was contacted and took possession of the dog.
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Staff estimates that the additional money will allow them to provide dental care to 1,600 more, as well as enhance the service to people who already were enrolled in the countys program. But FAST wants more $4.3 million more. Donna Davis, the first of more than two dozen people who signed up from FAST to speak to commissioners about spending more money for dental care for those on fixed incomes and the working poor. About six left before the public hearing began at 8:40 p.m. after commissioners listened to those unhappy with their stormwater utility bills. The public hearing on budgets and millage rates came after three other hearings, which began at 6 p.m. Davis told the commission that FAST had requested a report from the Department of Health in Pinellas County on what it would take to improve dental care. She said they asked how much money would be needed to serve residents in existing facilities if hours were extended in the evening and clinics could see patients on Saturday. She said the working poor were unable to take off work to go to the clinics during normal hours. The report showed that by extending hours, the Health Department could serve nearly 11,000 at a cost of $4.3 million. Please help our Health Department, theyre awesome, she said. County Administrator Mark Woodard pointed out that the commission had nearly doubled the budget for the indigent dental health program, spending $480,000 in the current year and adding $500,000 for next year. Commissioner Ken Welch said the $500,000 was not a one-time cash infusion but would be recurring dollars for the program. FAST acknowledged that $500,000 was good, but still not enough. Several seniors talked about their own need. They said living on Social Security benefits, receiving as little as $700 a month, didnt allow them to afford dental care something that becomes necessary with aging. They talked about the added health risks from having bad teeth and ill-fitting dentures or worse yet, no dentures at all. They talked about the difficulties younger people with missing front teeth have when trying to find a job. Someone needs to do something to help poor people, said Avis Lemon. Commission Chair Karen Seel said the need for improved services had been the focus of a recent dental roundtable. She said providers had been asked to come together to talk about the needs and discuss ways to increase dental services to county residents. She said the discussion confirmed that there are resources in the community. The goal is to find an efficient approach. The professionals say they have the capacity to serve, Seel said. She said staff was working with the Health Department and other stakeholders to come up with a feasible plan to increase capacity. Thats where were headed, she said. Welch said he supported increasing the budget for dental care in future years, adding that it was too late to do more for next year. He said funds had already been allocated. The only place to get more money was from reserves, dropping them below 15 percent something he would not support. Commissioner Charlie Justice suggested that FAST talk to their representatives in Tallahassee about the need for more money. The Department of Health is technically a state agency, he said. He also suggested that the commission make the matter part of its legislative package for next year. He said the county needed to be very specific about what it was asking for with specific dollars for a specific purpose.Budget and millage rates OKd on first passThe commission gave unanimous approval for all county budgets, totaling nearly $2 billion, and millage rates, which remain unchanged from the current year. The final public hearing is set for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 6 p.m. in the fifth floor conference room of the Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St. For more information, visit www.pinellascounty.org/budget/ default.htm. Around the countyMobile collection coming to Seminole HighSEMINOLE Pinellas County residents can safely dispose of many household electronics and chemicals at the next free household mobile collection event on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Seminole High School, 8401 131st St. N. Offered by Pinellas County Solid Waste, the collection runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For everyones safety, participants must be in a vehicle. The event is subject to change due to severe weather. Residents can drop off electronics such as camcorders, cellphones, computers, TVs, DVD players and microwave ovens. Chemical items accepted include automotive fluids, batteries, fuel, paint and fluorescent bulbs along with other mercury containing devices. Residents should not mix chemicals together or place them in dark plastic bags and should keep products in original, labeled containers if possible. Individual batteries should be placed in separate plastic bags or have terminals covered with heavy tape to prevent short-circuits. Items that will not be accepted include air conditioning units and other large appliances, radioactive, biological or infectious waste, fire extinguishers, tires and propane tanks. The September event is the 11th collection offered in 2014. Three more are scheduled for October, and another in November in locations throughout the county. Businesses can participate in the mobile collection events for a fee. Businesses can arrange for drop-off and payment by calling EQ Florida at 813-319-3400 for chemicals and Diversified Recycling for electronics at 800-936-1477. For more information on mobile collections including a full list of accepted items, instructions on how to transport chemicals and future dates, visit www.pinellascounty.org/utilities/mobile.htm.Student tours available at solid waste facilityST. PETERSBURG Math. Economics. Ecology. Physics. Theres more than trash at Pinellas Countys integrated solid waste facility at Bridgeway Acres theres education. Students of all ages and education levels can tour Pinellas Countys award-winning campus. The tour includes one of the largest waste-toenergy facilities in the world, the sanitary landfill and special recycling operations. From discovering where trash goes, to seeing how its energy is transformed to power the equivalent of 44,000 homes, there is something for the most curious of students and teachers. Tours are available by appointment Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Small group tours are available for ages six and older, and tours can be modified to fit the tour group. Large group tours (over 20) are available using vans or buses owned by schools or other organizations. Free bus transportation to and from solid waste operations is available for qualifying educational groups. All participants receive educational materials. Teacher guides are available, including answers to student tour guide questions and follow-up activities. Teachers may request materials ahead of time, including a video tour on DVD. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 464-7500. To learn more about the Bridgeway Acres facility, visit www.pinellascounty.org/ utilities/wte.htm.
Empowering business for 60 years!151 3rd Street N.W. Largo, FL 33770 727-584-2321www.CentralChamber.biz The Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce mission is to assist its member businesses be successful through innovative programs and services; strengthen partnerships between business and local, state and federal governments; create, inspire and facilitate community leadership; and foster a business climate that promotes integrity and excellence. Throughout its 62 year history, the Chamber has provided the necessary tools and resources to help businesses succeed. This includes networking leads groups, government advocacy and economic development initiatives in addition to programs and events focused on professional development. Most importantly, the Chamber consists of people who realize they can accomplish collectively what they cannot individually. If a Return on Involvement (ROI) is your approach to business and life in general, then youd be a welcome addition to the Chamber family. To become a Preferred Central Pinellas Business please visit www.CentralChamber.biz or call us at 727-584-2321. We salute the following businesses and organizations that joined or renewed their association with the Chamber during the past month. For a complete listing of Preferred Chamber Businesses, stop by the office for a free copy of the 2013 Central Pinellas Business & Community Go-To Guide or visit the Chamber website at www.CentralCham ber.biz. A 2 Z Printing & Graphics Aac Aramark Bovie Medical Corporation Bright House Networks Chick-l-A Class Appliance Center The Columns At East Bay Curtis Pools East Bay Dental FL State Senator Jack Latvala Garg Medical Center Hair Cuttery/Ratner Company Homeless Emergency Project Just Tires Tire Discounter Law Ofce of Michael A. Ziegler, P.L. Life of Riley Salon Supply McDonalds Belcher Alexico, Inc. Law Ofces of Steven W. Moore My Ofce Products The Palms Of Largo TRUSTEE Pinellas Tech. Ed. Centers, PTEC Piper Fire Protection, Incorporated Sun Country Cleaners Wing House Bar and Grill Zoes PlaceSupporting Business & CommunityChamber Annual Meeting on TapThe Chambers 62nd Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast will be held next Thursday, Sept. 25 at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort. It begins with registration and a coffee reception at 7:30 a.m. followed by breakfast and the program from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The event will feature a review of the Chambers continuing effort and plans for the upcoming year, and a salute to outgoing directors and recognition of new leadership. Award presentations will include the organizations prestigious Citizen of the Year, Small Business Leader, Chamber Member of the Year and Silver Hammer for new construction projects. Regions Bank, Commercial Business Finance, Diagnostic Clinic and Hampton Inn & Suites-Largo and Sheraton Sand Key Resort are presenting sponsors. Cost of the meeting is $42 a person with tables of eight available for $320. Advance registration and payment is required by calling the Chamber at 584-2321 or online at www.CentralChamber.biz.Time is running out for Chamber Cup reservations Roosterfish Grill to host B2B Happy HourThe days are ticking away until this years winner of the prestigious Chamber Cup is decided at the 11th Annual Chamber Cup Classic Golf Tournament. The event is being presented by Clearwater Toyota on Friday, Oct. 10 rain or shine at The Bayou Club, 979 Bayou Club Blvd, Largo. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. with lunch at 11 a.m. and a 12 noon shotgun start. Cost is $125 a golfer and $500 a foursome and several sponsorship packages are available for greater business recognition. To register individually or as a team, or to learn more about event sponsorship opportunities, contact the Chamber at 727-584-2321 or e-mail tom@ CentralChamber.biz.The Chamber will hold a B2B Happy Hour on Thursday, Oct. 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Roosterfish Grill, 776 Missouri Avenue N, Largo. The B2B Happy Hour is an informal program providing the opportunity for Chamber members and guests to exchange business cards and become acquainted. Attendees who provide a door prize of $15 or more in value are provided a 60 second infomercial to spotlight their business. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for guests. Advance registration is strongly recommended. To register, call the Chamber at 584-2321 or email events@CentralCham ber.biz.Chamber to Host City Candidates Luncheon ForumThe Chamber will present a Largo City Commission Candidates Luncheon Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at The Palms of Largo Royal Palms Theater, 200 Lake Avenue NE. It will begin with a coffee reception at 7:30 a.m. followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. There are three contested city races for the November 4 election. Commission Seat 1 with incumbent Michael Smith of 10525 127th Place facing Bronson Oudshoff of 7210 Amhurst Way; Seat 2 with two new comers Samantha Fengers of 1848 Laurence Court and Daniel Ruffner of 1701 Kay Drive; and Seat 5 with incumbent Harriet Crozier of 58 West Overbrook Drive facing Donna Holck of 1961 Arvis Circle East. Cost to attend is $20 which includes lunch. Registration is required by calling 584-2321 or email events@CentralChamber .biz. Congratulations to Ambassador of the Month Jerry Hotho of gWiz Personal Technology Services! The Ambassadors are a dynamic team of business representatives who meet and contact Chamber members to educate and involve them about the organizations many activities. They also provide membership feedback and participate as greeters at Chamber events. gWiz Personal Technology Services specializes in taking the mystery out of high tech. It is the IT resource for small businesses, home offices and individuals, leading them through the ever-changing maze of computers, tablets and networks. Services include diagnosis, repair, virus/malware removal, installation, training and purchasing guidance. For more information, contact Jerry at (813) 334-0598. Chamber Ambassador of the MonthFree Business & Community Guides AvailableThe Chambers 2014-2015 Business & Community GoTo Guide is available free of charge, one per customer, at its 151 3rd Street N.W., Largo offices. The full color publication features alphabetical and categorical listings of the organizations Preferred Central Pinellas Businesses. Special sections are included with information about regional recreation, shopping, health care and education resources. Bulk copies of 25 or more are available at $2 per guide. Its a great presentation resource for realtors and sales account representatives. Call the Chamber at 584-2321. Tammy Robiconti of Largo Medical Center emcees the 6th Annual Inspire Awards Luncheon at Largo Public Library. Special thanks to the Inspire Awards sponsors: Largo Medical Center, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union, MedExpress Urgent Care, Matthew Noyes of Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes, PA, T-Mobile, PureLife Medi-Spa, DEX Imaging and the Greater Largo Library Foundation. It was a packed house at the Chambers B2B Happy Hour event in August at Yard of Ale Gastro Pub. Thanks to our sponsors Bayou Golf Club, Melody HunterRealtor, and One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning.Chamber Inspire Awards Luncheon Ribbon-Cutting Congratulations to the Bardmoor YMCA on their beautiful new facility at 8495 Bryan Dairy Road. Chamber members enjoyed the ribbon-cutting.Looking for a BusinessVisit the Chamber WebsiteFinding a reputable Central Pinellas business is a mouse click away. Just visit CentralChamber.biz. The site averages more than 10,000 unique hits a month. 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The Excellence in Action Award reflects our ongoing commitment to our residents, their families, and our employees, and provides another valuable evaluation for families to use to select a senior living and health care community for their loved one, he said. The Excellence in Action awards are presented exclusively to National Research clients who use My InnerView products. Qualifying nursing homes, in addition to assisted living and independent living communities with more than 8,500 residents must have completed a workforce satisfaction survey in 2013. Winners also must have achieved a minimum of 10 responses with a minimum 30 percent response rate and scored in the top 10 percent of qualifying facilities on the question What is your recommendation of this facility as a place to work? Regal Palms is one of six Goodman Group-managed communities to receive the award this year, including two others in Florida: The Residence at Timber Pines in Spring Hill and Terracina Grand in Naples. For more information about Regal Palms, visit www.regalalf.com.Totally Wicked store opens LARGO Totally Wicked a retailer of electronic cigarettes, liquids and accessories recently opened its fifth retail Store in the Largo Mall at 15000 Ulmerton Road, Suite 850. The business has been trading online from its Florida headquarters in Bradenton since 2008. In 2010, Totally Wicked opened its first retail store in Florida.Patchington to host Party with a PurposeBELLEAIR BLUFFS Patchington has partnered with local communities to bring awareness to domestic violence. Party with a Purpose will run Sept. 18-20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Patchington, 280 Indian Rocks Road N., Belleair Bluffs. This is the kick-off of our six week domestic violence awareness campaign, said Michael Levich in a press release. Levich is Patchington CEO and president. We are passionate about this cause and are excited to add this new event to our other initiatives such as our bi-annual Trade-In Event. Customers can help the cause during the Party with a Purpose event by donating $10 to the local domestic violence center. With the purchase of a $10 ticket, customers become eligible to receive 25 percent off their purchases during the event. Proceeds from the local event will benefit The Haven of RCS. For information, call 586-6196.Sweet IRB to host open houseINDIAN ROCKS BEACH Sweet IRB will host its Grand Open House Sip and Sample event on Saturday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 311 Gulf Blvd., No. 5. Sweet IRB is the newest addition to Indian Rocks Beach Business Triangle offering some of the sweetest treats in town, including its signature cinnamon rolls. Sweet IRB will also have a full espresso bar, wholesale and custom services and host special events. There is no cost to attend the event. Visit www.sweetirb.com.Duke Energy provides grant for My Hope ChestSEMINOLE My Hope Chest recently received a Duke Community Grant for $2,000 to further its mission of funding breast reconstruction for uninsured and under-insured breast cancer survivors. My Hope Chest focuses on happiness and new beginnings, said Alisa Savoretti in a press release. Savoretti is a breast cancer survivor and founder of My Hope Chest. Our program serves a unique mission in breast cancer, restoring a woman in body, mind and spirit after the disease. We are grateful for the support of the Duke Community Grant program and their vision to support a grassroots effort. Our services pick-up where other organizations leave off provide the final step in breast cancer treatment. We create butterflies and transform lives and are hopeful to see the awareness of our work grow to help more breast cancer survivors in our community. Founded in 2003, My Hope Chest is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Seminole. Visit www.MyHopeChest.org. The Duke Energy Foundation actively works improve the quality of life in its communities, lending expertise in the form of leadership and philanthropic support to charitable organizations. Duke Energy has long been committed to building and supporting the communities in which its customers and employees live and work.TD Bank charitable arm issues grantsDuring its third quarter May through July the TD Charitable Foundation gave a total of $58,000 in charitable grants to nonprofit organizations that provide affordable housing, financial literacy, education and environmental programs in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. The grant recipients included Pinellas Core Management Services, 2nd Chance Center 4 Boyz, Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay, Childrens Museum of Tampa, American Stage Company, Metropolitan Ministries, Housing & Education Alliance and Tarpon Springs Shepherd Center. The TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of TD Bank. BBA meetsThe Bluffs Business Association meets for an after-hours mingle hosted by Jeanette Lawrenson at Florida Best Quote Insurance in Belleair Bluffs. The next mingle will be Oct. 9 at Avantaggio Salon Day Spa, 940 Clearwater-Largo Road, Largo. It will be hosted by Belleair Living Magazine. All businesses regardless of location are welcome to attend free of charge. For information, call Bonnie Trembulak at 686-8797. Briefcase Briefcase Mira Mahajan, M.D., center, the medical director of Golden Glow Medical Spa, presents a check to Nicole Worthington, left, head of the advancement department of Community Action Stops Abuse. Also pictured is Ranjan Mahajan, M.D. Golden Glow Medical Spa at 150 Clearwater-Largo Road N., Largo recently hosted its Diamonds Are a Girls Best Friend gala. A percentage of the proceeds from the event was donated to CASA.Funds for CASA
10A Viewpoints Leader, September 18, 2014President Barack Obama has moved from being disingenuous on immigration to downright undecipherable. Earlier this year, the administration promised a groundbreaking executive action on immigration before summers end. Over the weekend, aides announced that the big new change essentially wont happen until after the midterm elections. Whats up? Obama told Meet the Press host Chuck Todd on Sunday, Sept. 7, What Im saying is that Im going to act because its the right thing for the country, but its going to be more sustainable and more effective if the public understands what the facts are on immigration, what weve done on unaccompanied children and why its necessary. What Obama couldnt quite say is that if he further undermines immigration law, the Democrats will lose the Senate. And he couldnt exactly blame Republicans for his decision to not act as promised. Ergo, gobbledygook. Obamaland was easier to translate when the administration was crowing about how it was going to go beyond do-nothing Republicans on immigration and pass reforms this summer. Leaks suggested that millions of people might win legal status. Aide Dan Pfeiffer boasted to The Christian Science Monitor that the president would act so boldly that Republicans might try to impeach him. Of course, it turned out to be a big tease, just like candidate Obamas pledge to pass a big immigration bill during his first year in office. The Democrats controlled Congress and the Oval Office then, and he didnt even try. Presidential inaction kept the issue alive so that Democratic operatives can gin up Latino outrage and turn out the base in an off-election year. The spin in Washington was that Republicans would lose out by not being part of an immigration shakeup. This summer, the politics changed as the consequences of nonenforcement came home to roost. A surge of unaccompanied minors mostly from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador hit the border. Many of these children were fleeing for their lives. Many also came from families who saw opportunity. Obamas Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals offered legal status to some immigrants who came here illegally as children. A law signed by President George W. Bush also mandated that children from those nations Central Americas Northern Triangle be given shelter. If you make something legal, you see more of it. Hillary Clinton quickly saw the unintended consequences of a law enacted out of the best of intentions. In June, she told CNN, We have to send a clear message: Just because your child gets across the border, that doesnt mean the child gets to stay. So we dont want to send a message that is contrary to our laws or will encourage more children to make that dangerous journey. Because shes a Democrat, Clinton can say such things without fear of being branded a racist. And that gives others permission to think likewise. Is Obamaland slower to see consequences than Clinton? Or, as I suspect, is Team Obama simply better at teasing the issue? Spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Monday that Obama is postponing Deferred Action 2.0 because he needs more time to communicate his plans to voters. To which a frustrated Major Garrett of CBS News responded, If he wanted to explain it, he could explain it.Email Debra J. Saunders at dsaunders@ sfchronicle.com.So here we are in the era of Information Overload or IO. Each day the average citizen is exposed to thousands of incoming messages via phone calls, email, advertisements, TV, radio, personal contacts and simply being alert to the passing parade. Its good to be well-informed. But it can also drive you crazy, unless you somehow learn how to process all that data. Are there courses that can teach you how to stay sane in todays age of IO? If so, Id gladly sign up. Maybe we should fashion our own defense system. Call it CIO Combatting Information Overload. I can think of several first steps. One is to stay in bed each morning with a pillow jammed against each ear. This will shut off most incoming messages. However, it also will cost you your job, or the love of your children waiting to be fed before the school bus arrives. A second step would be to get rid of your TV, computer, radio and newspaper delivery. That would isolate you thoroughly from the outside world. But soon the silence would overcome you. Retreat from IO is not the answer. A more effective step is to train our minds to ignore most of whats coming at us. Such as advertising. Im sick unto death of people trying to sell me something vacuum cleaners, hair spray, real estate, religious beliefs, political candidates, the whole nine yards. (More on this, below). Im not opposed to advertising as such. Its just that so much of it is repetitive, unimaginative or outright lies. Ive become adept at outwitting advertisers. When I watch TV and an ad comes on, I either shut the sound off or just click to another station. When I open a magazine and see that it contains five pages of advertising for each page of useful content, I file the magazine in a trash bag. Unfortunately, in recent weeks Ive begun to give the same treatment to most news reports. Throughout the summer its been a constant yadda-yadda of Ferguson, Gaza, floods, forest fires, Ebola, Putin and political fingerpointing. After awhile it becomes too much. My defense: on most mornings I boot up my Kindle, find a reputable news source and read the basics. For the rest of the day I enthusiastically avoid all incoming news. Does that make me an ostrich? Maybe. A more sensible approach to IO is to maintain the Stoic attitude. A fundamental of Stoicism is to recognize and calmly accept everything, good or evil, that life can throw at us. A Stoic will not flee from reality or dismiss it, but neither will he/she allow fate to be an overwhelming force. Faced with an unceasing flood of daily information, a Stoic will assume the role of a weather-beaten granite mountain, able and willing to survive whatever comes. Another visual defense I often employ against informational onslaught is the everbobbing cork. I picture all of life as an oftenraging sea, in which were mere corks. Waves may sweep over us and drive us under for a brief time, but we always rise again to the surface and greet the return of the inevitable calm. As mental weapons against incoming information deluges, are granite mountains and bobbing corks too simplistic to be recommended to a wide audience? Maybe so. But they work for me, at least part of the time. You probably have invented your own devices. I hope so. Ernest Hemingway said that every writer, to be believable, should develop his/her own bulls-t detector. He neglected to tell us exactly how that can be done. During his lifetime Papa Hemingway peddled a large amount of his own b.s. Still, his advice has merit, not just for writers, but all of us. Today, a valuable detector of lies and malarkey is PolitiFact, an invention of the Tampa Bay Times used to evaluate the degree of truth contained in the statements of candidates, news outlets, government officials and other inhabitants of the public arena. If I were king, I would expand PolitiFacts reach and direct it first and foremost at Americas advertisers, large and small. As much as any other institution, our advertising industry is the source of countless halftruths, distortions, exaggerations and outright lies. Some preventive regulation exists, but not enough to stop the frauds we are exposed to via every communications channel you can name. To sum up: the challenge that information overload presents to us is not just how to resist it, but how to find the nuggets of truth and determine the significance we should assign to each one of them. In attempting to do that, good luck to all of us.Bob Driver is a former columnist for the Clearwater Sun. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772 727-397-5563 Fax: 727-397-5900 www.TBNweekly.comPublisher/President: Dan Autrey dautrey@TBNweekly.com Accounting Manager: Andrea Marcarelli accounting@TBNweekly.com Advertising Director: Jay Rey jrey@TBNweekly.com Classied Advertising Manager: Wendy Edwards wedwards@TBNweekly.com Executive Editor: Tom Germond email@example.comProduction Manager: David Brown production@TBNweekly.com Internet Services Manager: Suzette Porter webmaster@TBNweekly.com Beach Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@TBNweekly.com Belleair/Beach Bee: Tom Germond tgermond@TBNweekly.com Clearwater Beacon: Alexandra Lundahl alundahl@TBNweekly.com Dunedin Beacon: Tom Germond tgermond@TBNweekly.com Largo Leader: Juliana A. Torres jtorres@TBNweekly.com Palm Harbor/East Lake Beacon: Bob McClure bmcclure@TBNweekly.com Pinellas Park Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@TBNweekly.com Seminole Beacon: Tiffany Razzano trazzano@TBNweekly.com Tarpon Springs Beacon: Kate Feldman kfeldman@TBNweekly.com General Editorial editorial@TBNweekly.comCirculation: L. Shiett Phone: 727-397-5563LETTERSSignificant historical events reduced to slogansEditor: This past week I had the pleasure of attending the dedication of the Madeira Beach 9/11 Memorial. While it was well attended, moving and a fitting tribute to those who lost their lives that day as well as testament to the bravery of firemen everywhere, I could not help but wonder how many of those attending gave pause to consider the tragedy we witnessed that fateful day and were now memoralizing could have been prevented. To keep this fresh in our minds is equally as important as recalling the sacrifices made that day. We Americans have a tendency to reduce to slogans the significant events in our history. We then use these slogans to rally the faithful and in so doing overlook the invaluable lessons that were there to be gleaned from these experiences. I refer here to events like the bridge at Concord, the first salvo fired at Fort Sumter or the attack on Pearl Harbor. Nowhere in the slogans that were created to memorialize these events is there a scintilla of information that would help in preventing things like these from happening again, only enough information to rekindle our anger when they are recalled. This is especially true in the case of the Al-Qaeda inspired attacks in 1991. Here the lesson we should have learned was the fact this tragedy was made possible only because of the failures of our intelligence community. We must remember, if we have any hope of preventing a recurrence, that had those responsible for our nations security not been engaged in their internecine warfare between agencies, more concerned with who received credit for the intelligence gathered than in sharing it between the agencies involved, then 9/11 would have no more significance on the collective psyche of Americans today than 9/10 or 9/12. There is not a citizen in this nation who will ever need a memorial to remind them of what happened on that fateful September day. Unfortunately, there are far too few Americans who can explain how we allowed it to happen. Lest we forget! Robert Shaw Madeira BeachNeighborhood does its part in accommodating ALFsRe: Commission says yes and no to ALF rezoning requests, Sept. 4, by Suzette Porter.Editor: There are several points in this article that need clarification in regards to Oak Tree Manor. First, it was not just several neighbors who opposed this rezoning. A petition was signed by all of the homeowners in the surrounding neighborhood, except two. The variances that were being requested posed safety issues that had to be addressed with the commissioners. Parking spaces were inadequate on the existing property and a reciprocal parking agreement with Winn-Dixie, which was not valid according to the property owner, highlighted these areas of concern. The neighbors have only opposed two requests at commission meetings. Once when the ALF was built originally and the second at the recent meeting. We have not opposed expansion of this facility when it happened on the existing property. All of the neighbors understand the need for ALF facilities regarding the future of the elderly in our community. Many of us have experienced this need first hand in our families. We have compassion for the elderly residents at this facility. We also feel like our neighborhood has done its part in accommodating residential facilities for the elderly, as we have two ALs in our neighborhood. Patty Gaston Seminole North Dakota is for everyoneEditor: I read an article by Thomas Michalski in the Tampa Bay News titled North Dakota is not for everyone. It can be read online at this rather long address www.tbnweekly.com/editorial/viewpoints/con tent_articles/081914_vpt-01.txt. In his brief transit through the state in August he drew a lot of conclusions that I will generously call uneducated. I guess you could say it put me in a defensive mood. I have spent time in both Florida and North Dakota during all seasons for the last 40+ years. I didnt just pass through one time in August and make snap judgments about the culture and the folks that live in either place. And, I might note, as folks drive on their summer vacations, trying to escape the torturous heat down south, they are using gasoline and oil from North Dakota. North Dakota produces over 1 million barrels a day of oil in the Bakken. Florida produces about 6,000 barrels, which is about enough to get tourists down I-75 to the toll road going to Disney World. I would be willing to compare the unemployment rates and average income in North Dakota (6th) to Florida (27th). Where do you want to work if you want a good income. Do you have to put on heavy clothes in the winter? You betcha. But, it sure helps to keep the riff raft from down south out. Tourists in Florida buy a souvenir sealed empty can that is labeled as Florida Sunshine. Other than hot humid air, sand and Mickey Mouse dolls Florida doesnt offer much else to the rest of the country. I saw the bumper sticker Hell is like Florida: Its not the heat its the humidity. The last two times I stopped to buy oranges on the way out of the state they were not even edible. They might tout the fishing there but even there are many of the places I used to fish for crappie and bass are being taken over by talapia. Many of these places that have talapia were actually stocked by the state and they have displaced the fish Florida is known for. If you want heat in North Dakota you only need to go to the International Peace Garden where they have the most complete, and beautiful, collection of cactus in the world. Several of the plants are the only ones of that kind on the planet. When someone breaks down on the road in North Dakota someone always stops to help. I can tell you from personal experience. When I broke down all three of the next three vehicles stopped to offer aid. The culture in Florida says do not stop to help because of all the strange folks there. Which state do you want to break down in? How many folks in Florida have stepped out of their ice fishing house on a cold crisp night and watched the wonder of the aurora borealis? Did you know most kids in North Dakota not only know what the milky way is, they have seen it. Have they tasted the wonderful flavor of a walleye or yellow perch taken from frigid water? In fact, folks in North Dakota can walk on water. One thing you will notice as you travel around North Dakota is that you will only see one flag displayed and one language spoken; Old Glory and English. If you want to be among the most friendly and hardy folks in America, then I say North Dakota is for Everyone. Dennis Miller Livingston, TexasMichalski tells it like it isRe: Racism and bigotry, by Thomas Michalski, Sept. 4Editor: Quite a gutsy article which should have been written long ago, and many times. Good that you are retired, otherwise, no doubt, someone would want to tar and feather you for having the courage to say it like it is. On the white power fanatics, correct, but give the Confederate flag a break. The confederacy after all was made up of gentlemen of the type of Robert E. Lee, and even Lincoln did not start out as anti-slavery. (Of course we all know it is wrong) but he was trying to hold the union together. Our creed since evolved to say one nation, under God, indivisible. Still Texas and other places seem to want to assert states rights and our country is totally confused on this as the Big 9 sometimes rule for the states and other times against. Same sex marriage for example and treading on religious institutions traditional rights. Sometimes it seems we are ruled by one person, the one on the court that tips the balance on an issue to make it 5-4. Anyway, congratulations on your article and I wonder how much static you will get for telling the truth. If time permits, let me know. Henry King Clearwater Gobbledygook on immigration issue Drivers SeatBob Driver Debra Saunders Of corks and information overload
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OR 727-400-6870 727-400-6870 School news Scholarship semifinalists namedThe National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the competition. About 90 percent of the semifinalists are expected to attain finalist standing, and more than half of the finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar title. Following is a list of Pinellas semifinalists named in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program: Eric S. Briggs, Tarpon Springs High School Dennis R. Callaghan, Palm Harbor University High School Taylor R. Cavaliere, Tarpon Springs High School Jordan E. Coe, Palm Harbor University High School Justin Cooksey, Palm Harbor University High School Conner W. Corbett, Palm Harbor University High School Gabrielle DAnnunzio, Clearwater Central Catholic High School Alec Emser, Largo High School Kaitlin M. Green, Countryside High School Anthony Hengst, Home school Carolyn H. Im, Palm Harbor University High School Drew N. Leonard, Tarpon Springs High School Ariel M. Perry-Mills, Palm Harbor University High School Ryan N. Roghaar, Tarpon Springs High School Daniel A. Rosato, Tarpon Springs High School Sara J. Scharf, Palm Harbor University High School John W. Shine, Clearwater Central Catholic High School Jeremy L. Stephen, Tarpon Springs High School Neha R. Vazrala, Clearwater Central Catholic High School James D. Watson, Pinellas Park High SchoolRomanowski earns scholarshipLARGO Largo resident Addie Romanowski was one of just 20 recipients to receive the Dream Big scholarship. The Dream Big Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship from the University of Phoenix and the National Retail Federation. The scholarship will help Romanowski advance her retail career. Adams graduates from ClemsonLARGO Denise Ann Adams of Largo graduated Aug. 8 from Clemson University. Adams graduated with a masters degree in parks, recreation and tourism management. She was among 965 graduates who received degrees at the ceremony, which was the first led by President James P. Clements.Reisinger receives deans awardPINELLAS PARK William Reisinger, a psychology major from Pinellas Park, was awarded the deans award for academic excellence by Colgate University for the spring 2014 semester. The award is given to students with a 3.30 or higher grade-point average while enrolled in 3.75 or more course hours.Dixie Hollins class of 1965 to reuniteThe 50th reunion for the Dixie Hollins High School class of 1965 will be June 12-13, 2015, at the Dolphin Beach Resort, 4900 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. The reunion team would like to locate as many of their classmates as possible. The team has been contacting class members. Those who have not been contacted or who believe the team may not have current contact information should call Janice (Gaunt) DeMeza at 320-8503 or 692-2986 or email ndemeza2@ gmail.com. A directory will be published for the reunion that will contain full name (including maiden names for the women), address, phone, email and, if applicable, a spouse name.Hamacher has been named chairCLEARWATER Clearwater Central Catholic High School recently announced that CCC IB & Curriculum Coordinator Alan Hamacher has been named chair of the Diploma Program Board of the Florida League of IB Schools. This position involves setting the agenda and creating support structures and opportunities for all of the IB Diploma Programs in the state of Florida, as well as working with the Florida Department of Education to support IB programs. Due to this position, he also will have a seat on the overall FLIBS board of directors, which deals with all three IB programs statewide.NUHS Visit Day setST. PETERSBURG The National University of Health Sciences Visit Day will be offered Saturday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to noon, at St. Petersburg Colleges new clinic, the NUHS Whole Health Center at 6630 78th Ave. N., Pinellas Park. The National University of Health Sciences Doctor of Chiropractic degree is offered on the campus of St. Petersburg College through its University Partnership Center. NUHS trains students to become primary care chiropractic physicians. Attendees will have an opportunity to explore a health care career. Those who attend can hear about the program, tour facilities, learn about admissions criteria, meet current students, staff and faculty, and have the chance to learn more about NUHS and careers in chiropractic medicine. Applications are now being accepted for new classes starting in January, May, and September of next year. Students attending Visit Day will receive a $500 tuition credit for their first trimester in the DC program. Registration to attend the event is required. For information and to register, call 800-826-6285 or visit www.nuhs.edu. Alan Hamacher Community cornerAdvocacy group to reorganize CLEARWATER The relaunched Florida Silver Haired Legislature invites citizens 55 years and older to join its organizational meeting Monday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m., at the Suncoast Hospice Center, 5771 Roosevelt Blvd. The group originally was organized in 1978 to advocate in senior, national, state and local issues. Ernie Bach, a former leader of the group, is opening a new state headquarters in Pinellas County and chapters in Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco counties. The group is seeking new officers and members. To register or for more information, call 5851111.MOAA to host luncheon meetingThe St. Petersburg chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will meet for its next luncheon on Friday, Sept. 19, at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Social hour will start at 11 a.m. followed by lunch and a short program. Military officers that are retired, active duty or former officers and their spouses or widows are invited to attend. For reservations, call Pauline Edwards at 360-2936. The group meets for lunch on third Fridays.H&CS offices to close early FridayPinellas County Health and Community Services will close its offices at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, for an in-service day. The offices will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, Sept. 22. The affected offices include Health and Human Services/Veterans Services facilities in: Clearwater, 2189 Cleveland St., Suite 230 Largo, 8751 Ulmerton Road St. Petersburg, 647 First Ave. N. Tarpon Springs, 3015 Disston Ave. The closings also include the offices of: Code Enforcement, 12211 Walsingham Road, Largo (the former Gulf Coast Museum of Art) Community Revitalization, 600 Cleveland St., Suite 800, Clearwater The offices of the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County on Ulmerton Road in Largo and Disston Avenue in Tarpon Springs will still be open.CSA workshops setThe Community Service Foundation will host a free, two-part first time homebuyers workshop on Tuesdays, Oct. 7 and 14, 6 to 9 p.m., at Pinellas County Housing Authority, 11479 Ulmerton Road, Largo. This workshop is designed to help first-time homebuyers go through the process of purchasing a home and qualifying for down payment and closing costs assistance. Participants must attend both sessions to earn a certificate. The foundation also will host a free, two-part financial fitness workshop on Wednesdays, Oct. 15 and 22, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N., St. Petersburg. The workshop is designed for people who want to live better on less and/or to save to buy a home. Participants must attend both sessions to earn a certificate. For more information or to register for a workshop, visit www.csfhome.org or call 4463532.
12A Faith & Family Leader, September 18, 2014 032014 010914 Largo Foot and Ankle Center1680 West Bay Drive, Largo, FL727-586-3668Toenail Fungus?Laser Solution!Call 727-586-3668Laser Nail Fungus Treatment kills the fungus that lives in and under the toenail. The laser light passes through the toenail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. There is a warming sensation and some patients may feel a pinprick. Just walk in and walk out. The laser nail fungus procedure only takes 15-20 minutes. Shoes and nail polish can be worn immediately after the treatment.Dr. Dale R. MonastPodiatric Physician & Surgeon Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons F.D.A. Cleared CATARACT SURGERYCOURTESY TRANSPORTATION FROM & TO HOME ON THE DAY OF SURGERYComplete Eye Exams Glaucoma Care(Most Insurances Accepted) D. Heather Heath, M.D. G. William Lazenby, M.D. Frank J. Seidl, M.D.2770 East Bay Drive, Largo 727-530-1425 1109 US 19N., Holiday 727-934-5705www.lazenbyeyecare.com EYE CARE CENTER THE EYECAREPROFESSIONALSEyecare ... Personal ... Professional 010214 Our providers and staff remain committed to maintaining the standards and traditions of excellence their patients expect and deserve.ive physicians and three Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners work out of 2 office locations. Our East Bay Medical Center offers visits during Lunchtime hours to better meet your scheduling needs.F F2 Convenient Locations to Better Serve You.Oakhurst Medical Clinic13020 Park Blvd., Seminole, FL 33776 727-393-3404 oakhurstmedicalclinic.comEast Bay Medical Center3800 East Bay Drive, Largo, FL 33771 727-539-0505 eastbaymedicalcenter.comwww.oakmed.comMedicare, Humana Medicare Advantage Plan, and most other insurance plans accepted. Todd Clarkson, D.O. Donald Collins, D.O. Ronald Mall, D.O. Roger Schwartzberg, D.O.,F.A.A.I.M. Sharon Lee Witt, D.O. 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Dr. Witt is accepting New Patients at Both LocationsOur Mission is Keeping You Healthy 091114 Up to 24 Hour Care Weekends, Holidays In Home or Facility Care Medication Set Ups Medication Reminders Hygiene Assistance Companionship Meal Preparation Light Housework TransportationAlzheimers Care and Respite for Family CaregiversBy screened & qualied professionalswww.yourvisitingangel.comLicense #30211274 727-797-8600 We also work with Universal Healthcare Diversion Program, Humana Florida Comfort Choice, United Healthcare, Evercare and Veterans Administration. Medicaid Certied.CNAs, HHAs, RNs, LPNs and HomemakersAccepting All Long Term Care Insurance 012314 Community helped mom after hip replacement Moentman-Froehlich Deanna Lynn Moentman and William Brodie Froehlich were married on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Elizabethan Gardens, Monteo, North Carolina. Minister Charles Gill officiated. The bride is the daughter of Dean and Debbie Moentman of Seminole. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida. She is employed by the U.S. Coast Guard. The groom is the son of William and Holly Froehlich of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. He is a graduate of Cape Fear College. The U.S. Coast Guard also employs him. The wedding party included Julie Taylor, matron of honor; Danielle Moentman, maid of honor; Ian Froehlich, best man; Farrah Nolan and Lori Aguero, bridesmaids; Trevor Williams, Andrew Horn, Hunter Johnson, groomsmen; Alexis Taylor, Alice Taylor, Delayna Moentman, flower girls; and Riley Froehlich, ring bearer. A reception followed the ceremony at Basnights Lone Cedar Cafe, Nags Head, North Carolina. The couple honeymooned in Hawks Cay Resort, Duck Key. The couple will reside at the U.S. Coast Guard station at Kodiak Island, Alaska. This week will be five years since I had a pretty extensive hip replacement. As a mom with two small kids, ages 3 and 5 at the time, it was hard to handle all the things a mom needs to do and be out of commission for a while. I am so thankful for my family and friends who were there with me during the surgery and the year of recovery. Yes, it was a year of recovery. I actually couldnt put any pressure on my right leg for more than 30 days. I was still using a cane on my 40th birthday. I tried to get rid of the cane before my birthday, but the doctor said I still needed to use it a little longer. I tell you all of this because having the surgery was such a blessing. I didnt realize it at the time, but I realize it now. I am able to do all the things I use to do. Before, the pain in my knee and hip got so bad, I didnt even want to go shopping, and if you know me you know I love to shop. In fact, I knew it was time for the surgery when I didnt want to shop anymore. It hurt to walk and I didnt want to take painkillers, even though I was taking about four Motrin three to four times a day. You are probably wondering why I had a hip replacement at such a young age. Most people are 60 or older when they have a hip replacement. I was 39. The reason was because I was born with a dislocated hip. The doctors did what they could at the time to correct it. When I was two months old, I was put in the hospital and in traction for 30 days. I had surgeries when I was a few months old, including a steel pin in my hip. After the surgery, I was put in a body cast for a year. You dont see too many kids these days in a body cast. Again at age 3, I had surgery again and another body cast. I also had knee surgery when I was 9. My parents went through a lot with me. Years ago, being born with a dislocated hip was an ordeal. They didnt have the technology they do today. My doctor told my parents by the time I was 40, I would need a hip replacement. He was right. I was fortunate enough to be able to have one of the best doctors perform my hip replacement. He actually wrote articles and performed hip replacement surgeries on people who were born with dislocated hips. My hip replacement was so extensive and I had such a long recovery time because they had to cut the femur bone. The bone had to be cut to correct the leg length so that both of my legs would be even. By doing that, my recovery time was a lot longer than your normal, everyday hip replacement. I didnt know until after the surgery that my recovery was going to be long because the doctor couldnt tell for sure if he would need to cut the femur until he performed the surgery. I am so thankful I had a great support team helping me with my kids at the time. I had both my mom and mother-in-law taking care of my two girls along with my husband. I also had a wonderful friend who helped me with picking up my girls from preschool and kindergarten. The women in my Bible study and church came to the rescue with meals for a full month. I couldnt believe it. It was such a big help to have meals prepared every other night. I cant tell you how much a meal means when you arent able to cook. If someone is sick and needs a meal, I try my best to help out because, I know how thankful I was when I was sick and received a meal. I learned so much from going through this surgery. If you asked me right after the surgery if I was glad I had it, I probably wasnt, because it was very painful and such a slow recovery. Today, though I am so glad I did it. I cant imagine being in the pain I was in and living life in agony. What really made an impact on me is the community of family and friends including neighbors who just did what they could to help me. Everything from my daughters preschool class sending a huge get-well card with their handprints to other cards, flowers, to even cleaning my house for me. It was incredible. I couldnt have done it having small children without the help of others. Its those relationships that can help us in our time of need. Thanks again to everyone who helped me and took the time to care. Kadi Hendricks Tubbs, mother of two girls, lives in Seminole. Visit her blog at Mom2MomFamilyFun.blogspot.com. Mom 2 MomKadi Hendricks Tubbspublic. Church Women United is an ecumenical Christian womens movement which focuses on social justice, environmental care, economic and health issues through education and action.CrossBridge to offer kids programsMADEIRA BEACH CrossBridge Church, located at 50 153rd Ave., has an innovative way of spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ to children. Children of Madeira Beach and neighboring communities are invited to explore the word of God through LEGO products and unique interactive activities on Sundays, 10:30 a.m. The program includes customizable building activities that spark creativity in children by allowing them to use their gifts, talents and imagination to create LEGO models depicting biblical principles. Also, beginning in October, the children are invited to Weird, Wacky, Wonderful WeDo Weekends, each Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to noon. These robotics camp sessions will explore Gods Word in an innovative fashion. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) concepts will be integrated throughout the program activities. For information, call 397-8614.Oakhurst United to launch new programSEMINOLE Oakhurst United Methodist Church, 13400 Park Blvd., will begin a new program, Inspire, a family Bible Study, on Wednesday, Oct. 8. The first topic of the study is Who Is Jesus? Children ages of 3 to 10 will enjoy their own childrens hour through arts and games. A light meal will be served for a donation of $2.50 a person or $5 for the family. Call Judy at 391-4769. Hope Presbyterian celebrates national dayCLEARWATER Hope Presbyterian Church, at 1698 S. Belcher Road, will celebrate National Back to Church Sunday on Sept. 21, 10:15 a.m., in the churchs sanctuary. Everyone is invited to come back to church. Back to Church Sunday is an excellent time to give church another try or re-engage with others. For information, call 531-3200. Faith briefsGo5 Worship/ Rock-D-Bay setPINELLAS PARK The Go5 Worship/Rock-D-Bay concert will be Saturday, Sept. 27, 6 to 10 p.m., at the Pinellas Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N. This Christian rock concert event will showcase local praise and worship bands and artists in a unified, nondenominational setting. The lineup will include performances by Kenny Beers, Sevenfold, The Posse Band, Friday Nights Live and the St. Pete Vineyard Worship team. Food and beverage vendors will include SmokinJ BBQ and Ritas Italian Ice. There will be a baked goods sale and face painting. Proceeds will go to charity. Visit www.goworship.org or call 424-8254.Women to host human rights programDUNEDIN Church Women United in Upper Pinellas will host its human rights program on Friday, Oct. 10, at Faith United Church of Christ, 1650 Pinehurst Road. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and the program will start at 10:30 a.m. A guest speaker from Eckerd Colleges department of children and families child protection and foster care agency, will focus on child abuse issues of today. The theme of the program will be Through God Our Hands Can Protect. The program is open to the
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The three contestants were mature bulls, two against one. Brick and his bonded buddy Nose are seasonal visitors. They are the sole remnants of the once-mighty Punch Buddies bull super alliance that used to appear annually and challenge resident bulls. Schnoz is one of our biggest resident bulls. Dominant, Schnoz works alone. The prize was local lady Bet. A model mother to her firstborn calf, Bet and Ballou lived alongside mother-calf pair Face and Facet. These three dolphins were Bets social world and immensely important to her. All three died abruptly last September within three weeks. Bet had a rough winter. On the other side now, this particularly intelligent dolphin swam with Schnoz. And, ah, how they swam! They paced each other perfectly as they wove in choreographed synchrony, close enough to be touching. When Schnoz surfaced, Bet surfaced. When Schnoz dove, Bet dove. They only broke rhythm when one leaned sideways to present its gleaming white belly to the other; this is a standard friendly invitation. Bet and Schnoz were a courting couple. We got there just as rival bull pair Brick and Nose challenged them. Hey, you never know unless you try. Plus, theoretically, two bulls have the advantage over one bull (if you discount the escorted lady). Brick and Nose started their challenge by milling around the courting couple at a distance. Nose signaled his discontent with a vaporous snort from his blowhole. Brick reinforced Noses signal with a snort of his own. It was like your neighbors shouting at you from across the street by alternately laying on their car horns. Bet and Schnoz stopped their choreographed swimming, adopted the identical humped posture and floated side by side, their backs to the rival pair. In this position, the courting pair looked each other right in the eye, Bets right eye inches from Schnoz left eye. Oh, yeah? says Nose. Take this! Nose arched up over the water surface in great exaggeration and slammed his chin down on the water. Schnoz answered by creating a patch of frothy water with a tailslap. Eh, get lost. Tailslaps are what they seem to be striking contact between the water surface and dolphins powerful peduncle and flukes. Tailslaps are usually warnings. Stop what you are doing! The strength of the warning is revealed by the intensity of the tailslap. Tailslaps range in intensity like laughter ranges in intensity. A low intensity tailslap is like a chuckle. The dolphin barely raises the tailstock above the water and merely dabs it lightly on the down stroke. A medium intensity tailslap is your normal laughter. The dolphin raises the tailstock to a 45-degree angle and gives the water a good smack. A high intensity tailslap is you shrieking with laughter, gasping because the delight that bubbles out of your core takes your breath away. The dolphin elevates the tailstock as high as possible, nearly upending into a headstand, and whacks the water with full force. Undeterred by Schnoz low intensity tailslap, the rival pair edged closer to the courting couple. Undeterred by but undoubtedly aware of the proximity of the rival pair, the courting couple resumed their hypnotic synchronous swimming. Synchronous (unison) behavior is the dolphin way to signal their united front to others (is this why human armies march in step?). Calves initially imitate their mothers moves but ape her less as they grow up; their united front signal is unintended. In contrast, bonded bulls use the synchrony signal the most because it clearly communicates their united front. Thus, it was not strange that bonded bulls Brick and Nose gave synchronized signals like choreographed swims and corresponding snorts. Courting pairs also use the synchrony signal. After all, courtship is cooperation through the escalation of synchronous exchange, and mating in water without arms is so much easier when partners cooperate. I do not know if the synchrony of courting pairs is meant to be a social signal. It could be. The rival bulls trailed the courting pair. The courtship choreography was punctuated with another low intensity tailslap: Schnoz warned the rival bulls behind them. I said get lost. The warning did not work. The rival bull pair closed in, crowding the couple. Roused, big bull Schnoz replied with a high intensity tailslap! Boom! What followed was a most unusual dolphin behavior, thanks to one of our smartest girls. Unexpectedly, Bet reinforced Schnoz ringing warning with a resounding high intensity tailslap of her own. Schnoz bolstered Bets warning with a third reverberating high intensity tailslap. Bet fortified the force of his tailslap with a final fourth rich and resonant tailslap! A series of synchronized tailslaps! This rare form of teamwork signaled the couples united front. It also signaled that dolphin females have choices in the mating arena. Finally, it worked really well. The waters fell silent. Time passed. Dolphins appeared way in the distance. Chase? Escape? Great getaway. After their flourishing signal, Bet and Schnoz sprinted to a private bay. Brick and Nose did not follow them. Instead, they seized the next opportunity that swam by. As the onlookers who had accumulated during the drama slowly dispersed, we glimpsed Brick and Nose on their trail.Dr. Weaver studies wild dolphins under federal permit 16299, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.goodnaturedstatistics.com. NOAA advises anyone who sees a stranded dolphin in the Gulf of Mexico to call 877-942-5343 or 877-433-8299. Photo by ANN WEAVERIn their world without walls, dolphins must control their every move. This tumbling twosome shows that control takes practice. Dolphin WatchAnn Weaver Visit www.TBNweekly.comSigns of fall beginning to showChanges are beginning to take place out on our inshore waters. As we begin the trek into fall, the stage is set perfectly; pelicans and terns are active throughout the day as bait stocks become more and more abundant. Schools of pre-spawn black mullet are getting together on specific tides, creating a situation that is synonymous with fall fishing. Redfish, snook and trout shadow these masses of mullet and the fishing can be spectacular. Targeting this past weeks morning low tides was very productive for working this current mullet pattern. Look for steady dropoffs on the outer edge of grass flats to congregate fish as the water becomes too shallow on the primary flat. The mullet are extremely vulnerable in this situation so instinctually they bunch up in big pods. Bouncing softplastic jigs through these pods will produce strikes as well as drifting live pilchards either under a float or free-lined. Pilchards are readily available and most days gathering bait only takes a few minutes. Sandy areas inside of the passes as well as the swash channel all along the beaches are loaded right now. Using a quarter inch mesh sized cast net will keep the smaller baits from becoming gilled in your net. Offshore fishing remains very good as were still enjoying the benefits of a healthy mangrove snapper population. Reefs, ledges and just about any other piece of structure you can think of are holding big schools of mangrove snapper. Look for the schools to be most active three to five days before or after the full moon. However, they can be easily targeted on most any moon phases. Chum blocks are key to getting the fish up off the bottom, then a steady flow of cut pilchards will keep them interested. Free-lined baits are often the best presentation. However, a small split-shot can be added when the tide is strong.Tyson Wallerstein can be reached at capt.tyson@hot mail.com. To get a fish photo in the paper, send the photo along with your name, when and where it was caught to editorial@TBNweek ly.com or mail it to Tampa Bay Newspapers, 9911 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL 33772. Fish TalesCapt. Tyson Wallerstein
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There is another avenue to let your special family member or friend know that they are in your thoughts and that is simply to mail a thinking of you card or letter. Receiving a card in the mail is personal, a kind act and especially when you live alone, it is sort of like someone just surprised you with a big hug! Sharing a thoughtful card with your loved one reinforces that they are not alone, they are special and you have them in your heart always. Those of us who receive Thinking of You cards via mail, can attest to that warm, uplifting feeling experienced when opening a card filled with kind words. It can make your day, I know it makes mine. Gift giving is an important part of life and a greeting card is a gift. When you send a card, you are sending an emotional piece of yourself. What better way to tell someone you care. Think about the last time you ripped open a bright envelope to find an unexpected note from someone you love inside. Whether it was a family member, or friend, that joy of having their handwriting right there in your hands is irreplaceable. Something about that note, that card, that letter, communicated love and care simply in its presence. Note how you felt Wouldnt it be amazing to help others feel the same? Emails are easy to keep but they are not tangible and enduring in the same way a handwritten card is. Cards can be displayed on desks and mantles and are so memorable. Many of us have saved our loves notes from our children and many cards sent to us on special occasions, stored for future reminiscing. As the elderly glance at their photo albums filled with loving memories, it is equally special to pull cards out to reread those loving messages sent from family and friends. Cards and letters can create a comfort and deep connection between people through the power of words. Send a card or letter to someone special today and imagine the smile on their face, you will indeed make their day. 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BANKRUPTCY~BUSINESS andBANKRUPTCY~CONSUMER061214 062614 091114 Animal Services offers specialLARGO Pinellas County Animal Services, located at 12450 Ulmerton Road in Largo, has reached a record high of 70 adoptable dogs. During the Yappy Days special, now through Monday, Sept. 22, all adoptable dogs and cats 4 months and older will be free. The adoption fee for all puppies and kittens under the age of 4 months will be $7. This special includes medical checkup, spaying/neutering, vaccinations, internal and external parasite control, heartworm tests, feline leukemia testing and microchipping. Adoption counselors will be on hand to ensure that the right pet goes to the right family. Renters who are considering adoption are encouraged to bring a copy of their lease that states that pets are welcome. We have found that the value of what people get from adopting a shelter pet is priceless and no adoption fee will cover that, said Maureen Freaney, director of Pinellas County Animal Services. Specials like Yappy Days arent just about getting a free pet, but making sure that our adopters are able to make a lifetime commitment to an animal. During a similar event at the Pinellas County Animal Services on Aug. 22 and 23, 26 dogs and 22 cats were adopted. Pinellas County Animal Services normal hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the adoption center closing at 5:30 p.m. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and services include adoptions. Rabies vaccinations are administered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 to 2:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. The facility is closed all Pinellas County holidays. For information on how to adopt, donate or volunteer, join Pinellas County Animal Services on Facebook. To learn more about the shelter, visit www.pinellascounty.org/animalservices, or call 582-2600. The lost or found pets hotline is 5822604.Paddle For Paws to benefit shelterST. PETE BEACH The Paddle for Paws event will be presented Saturday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Hurley Park, 1501 Gulf Way. The event will include food, beer, music, face painting and a Paw-casso art area with tie-dying and dog art. Dogs are welcome. Stand Up Paddleboard instructors from Saltwater Kite and Paddle will be out giving attendees an opportunity to learn how to paddle for a cause. Dogs are not permitted on the beach. All leashed dogs must stay at Hurley Park. A paddleboard lesson costs $10 and a 30-minute paddleboard session is $25. The event benefits Pet Pals Animal Shelter. Call 363-9245 or visit www.spbrec.com.Barnyard Bonanza Festival setLARGO The Barnyard Bonanza Festival and Yard Sale will be Saturday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m., at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N. The event will feature food, crafts, games and barn animal encounters. Proceeds will benefit the animals. Admission and parking are free. The event is familyand pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome. For information, visit www.spcatampabay.org.Pet photography event to raise funds for SPCALARGO Holiday Pet and Family Photo Days will be offered Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 20-21 and 27-28, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N. For information, call 584-5040. Laura Allen Studios will take photographs of families with their four-legged friends. Pet owners can register for sessions online at www.LauraAllenStudios.com. Each photo session will include non-seasonal and holiday backdrops. Sitting fees start at $15 and will be donated directly to the SPCA. Fees do not include photos. Photo packages start at $20. Doga class setLARGO A Doga class yoga with your dog will be presented Sunday, Sept. 23, 2 to 3 p.m., at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N. Cost is $15 per dog. Call 586-3591. Attendees will have an opportunity to relax and meditate with instructors from Seminoles Yoga4All. Dogs and humans unite in this unique class. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Pets of the week Paw printsSammySammy is retriever mix. Hes hoping to find a loving family with a big back yard to run and play in. This goofball would make a wonderful playmate for kids and other canines. The $75 adoption fee includes neuter surgery, microchip, vaccinations and 30 days of pet insurance. Meet Sammy at SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N., Largo. Visit www.spcatampabay.org. BrienBrien is a gorgeous, gray, marble tabby. His coat has beautiful swirl patterns, and his tail is extra long. He loves to play and has lots of energy. He also has a brother named Brenin, and they would love to stay together. He is neutered and up to date on all shots. Call Pat with Second Chance for Strays at 535-9154 or visit www.secondchanceforstrays.com. ElizabethThis beautiful 2-year-old tabby, Elizabeth, arrived at Suncoast Animal League in Palm Harbor with a litter of kittens. The kittens have all found homes, and now it is Elizabeths turn. She is sweet and calm and enjoys being petted. Elizabeth would be happiest in a quiet home. She loves gazing out the window, dreaming of the good life. Call 786-1330. PepperMeet Pepper, also known as Mr. Social in his foster home where he is great friends with other felines. This 4-month-old tuxedo kitty inherited his medium-length fur from his mother, a beautiful Turkish angora. Pepper has been fully vetted and is microchipped. To meet this exquisite kitten, call Save Our Strays at 545-1116 or visit www.saveourstraysinc.com. ChanceChance is a 8-year-old pit bull mix. She wandered into her last home as a stray, and came to SPCA Tampa Bay in July. This girl would make an excellent playmate for all ages. Her adoption fee is $30 which includes her spay surgery, microchip, vaccinations and 30 days of pet insurance. Meet her at 9099 130th Ave. N., Largo or visit www.spcatampabay.org.
Compiled by LEE CLARK ZUMPEA number of new movies will hit theaters this week, including the following films opening in wide release:The Skeleton TwinsGenre: Comedy and drama Cast: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson and Ty Burrell Director: Craig Johnson Rated: R When estranged twins Maggie and Milo feel theyre at the end of their ropes, an unexpected reunion forces them to confront why their lives went so wrong. As the twins reconnect, they realize the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship.The Maze RunnerGenre: Action, adventure and thriller Cast: Dylan OBrien, Kaya Scodelario, Aml Ameen, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Will Poulter Director: Wes Ball Rated: PG-13 Thomas wakes up in a lift, moving slowly upward. As the box grinds to a halt and the doors open, he finds himself among a colony of boys who welcome him to the Glade a large open expanse surrounded by enormous concrete walls. Thomas mind is blank. He has no knowledge of where he is, doesnt know where he came from, and he cant remember his parents, his past, or even his own name. Thomas and his fellow Gladers dont know how or why they got to the Glade. They only know that each morning, giant concrete doors that lead to the Maze open. Every night construction to being one of the elite runners who map the walls of the Maze that keep them captive and change configurations every night. Maze Runners race the clock to cover as much ground as possible before the end of the day when the Maze locks down and the deadly biomechanical Grievers roam the corridors of the concrete structure. Even as a newcomer or greenie, Thomas feels an unsettling familiarity about the Glade and the Maze. There is something locked away in his memories that might, in fact, be the key to solving the mysteries of the Maze and possibly the world beyond.This Is Where I Leave YouGenre: Comedy and drama Cast: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll, Kathryn Hahn, Abigail Spencer, Dax Shepard and Jane Fonda Director: Shawn Levy Rated: R When their father passes away, four grown siblings, bruised and banged up by their respective adult lives, are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their oversharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. Confronting their history and the frayed states of their relationships among the people who know and love them best, they ultimately reconnect in hysterical and emotionally affecting ways amid the chaos, humor, heartache and redemption that only families can provide driving us insane even as they remind us of our truest, and often best, selves. Opening this weekendSci-fi Maze Runner opens; Neeson takes A Walk Among the Tombstones Photo courtesy of WARNER BROS. PICTURESTina Fey, left, stars as Wendy Altman and Jane Fonda as Hilary Altman in Warner Bros. Pictures dramatic comedy This Is Where I Leave You, a Warner Bros. Pictures release. at sunset they close. And every 30 days, a new boy arrives in the lift. The predictable behavior of the Maze made Thomas arrival expected. Whats not expected is having the box appear again, less than a week later, carrying Teresa, the first girl to arrive in the Glade. Thomas learns that each resident of the Glade has a role to play, from gardening toPhoto courtesy of TWENTIETH CENTURY FOXDylan OBrien stars as Thomas in The Maze Runner. 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Tickets start at $19.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. This Grammy and Tony winning artist is most noted for his 1996 debut Barely Breathing, which topped the Adult Top 40 charts, reached the Top 20 on Adult Contemporary radio and remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for a record-setting 55 straight weeks. Sheiks Grammy and Tony awards came in 2007 and 2008 for Best Orchestration, Best Original Score and Best Musical Show Album with Spring Awakening. His latest theater project is American Psycho, directed by Rupert Goold, which debuted to a sold out run in 2013. Go, Granny D! Saturday, Sept. 20, 8 p.m., at New Stage Theatre and Conservatory, 11650 131st St. N., Largo. Tickets are $20. Call 813-817-2585 or visit newstagelargo.org. Go, Granny D! stars Barbara Bates Smith and features musician Jeff Sebens. At age 90 Doris Granny D Haddock blazed a 3,200-mile trail across America for campaign finance reform, precipitating the passage of the McCain-Feingold Act. She continued her bipartisan reform efforts in countrywide voter registration drives, issuing her final challenge in 2010 at age 100: Democracy is a running game. You huddle and you go back in. You keep going. In this hilarious and touching 90-minute performance, Off-Broadway actress Barbara Bates Smith and musician Jeff Sebens highlight the story of this crusader whose steel determination took the world by surprise and elevated her to national fame. Music in the Park Friday, Sept. 19, 7 to 9 p.m., at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road, Seminole. Admission is free. For information, visit www.myseminole.com. Performing will be Charlie Morris Band. Jay Mohr Saturday, Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m., at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $36.50. Call 813-229-7827 or 800-955-1045, or visit www.strazcenter.org. Mischievous marvel Jay Mohrs breakout role as a sleazy sports agent in Jerry Maguire introduced the world to this multi-talented funnyman who now splits time between acting and running his popular sports talk show. In this engagement, Mohr returns to his roots bringing his A game in an evening of stand up sure to prove why Comedy Central named Mohr one of the 100 greatest stand up comics of all time. 2014 Experience Hendrix Tour featuring Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Johnson, Rich Robinson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, Henri Brown, Noah Hunt, Tony Franklin, Scott Nelson and Tim Austin; Saturday, Sept. 20, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $49.50. Call 791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. The tour evokes the era when artists treated each performance as a unique interaction with their audience. Jimi Hendrix called this his electric church. The Experience Hendrix Tour fully embraces this approach, presenting multiple opportunities for performers and audiences to witness unique collaborations among the participating artists, and will highlight these artists performing their favorite Hendrix signature songs including Little Wing, Fire, Purple Haze and Voodoo Child (Slight Return). Photo courtesy of LARGO CULTURAL CENTERDuncan Sheik plays Sept. 20 at Largo Cultural Center. See OPENING, page 4B
2B Just for Fun Leader, September 18, 2014 BEGINNERBRIDGELESSONSCall 727-363-1136 For Details 1STLESSON FREE 1STLESSON FREESt. Petersburg Bridge ClubNOVICEGAMESMON. WED. FRI. 12:30 PM12 Duplicate Games Each Week9103 U.S. Hwy 19 N., Mainlands Plaza Pinellas Parkwww.stpetebridge.org091114BEGINNER LESSONSStarting The Week of September 22ndAMERICAN CONTRACT BRIDGE LEAGUE AMERICAN CONTRACT BRIDGE LEAGUE Place a Number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Crossword SudokuSudoku answers from last weekCrossword answers from last week Across 0 1. Chemical dye remover 0 6. Perry Como's "___ Loves Mambo" 10. Apply gently 13. Sharp, narrow ridge in rugged mountains 14. Article of faith 15. 1969 Peace Prize grp. 16. Retreats 18. Anger, e.g. 19. Makes illegal 20. Look into again, as a cold case 22. Cable network 23. Thomas ___, "Look Homeward, Angel" author 26. Blackberry dupes 27. "To thine own ___ be true" 29. Do watercolors 31. ___-Altaic languages 32. "Act your ___!" 34. Nothingness 36. Thoughtless of others 39. Of deep igneous origin 40. "___ the fields we go" 41. A chorus line 42. Bumpkin 44. Ad headline 48. Sensational 50. Hose material 52. ___ DeLuise, actor and comedian 53. Organic compounds with CONH2 radical 55. Order of business 57. Conk out 58. Harmless outlet for pent-up feelings (2 wds) 61. Setting for TV's "Newhart" 62. Jack 63. Flip 64. After expenses 65. Arid 66. Advises Down 0 1. Widely known and esteemed 0 2. Excite 0 3. Relating to teeth 0 4. And others, for short (2 wds) 0 5. Further shorten, maybe 0 6. The "p" in m.p.g. 0 7. "Gimme ___!" (Iowa State cheer) (2 wds) 0 8. Equal 0 9. Baffled (2 wds) 10. Dishearten 11. Drive off 12. In an appealing manner 14. 10 kilogauss 17. Of very little value 21. Eyepieces 24. Excessively particular 25. "Idylls of the King" character 28. Sidebar item 30. Study of religion 33. Baby's first word, maybe 35. Anger 36. Light up 37. Substances absorbed by plant roots 38. Utopia 39. Defender of a cause 43. Carry away, in a way 45. Confused 46. Paris art museum 47. Ants (British) 49. Office stations 51. "Well, I ___!" 54. All there 56. Church part 59. ___ cry 60. "The Three Faces of ___"HoroscopesSeptember 18, 2014CapricornDecember 22 January 19The conflict continues for a beloved couple. Be there for them, but do not offer any advice. This is a problem for the pros, Capricorn. A promise is made.AquariusJanuary 20 February 18Opportunity knocks yet again. This is your chance, Aquarius. A sequence of events at work gets a conversation started. A message is delivered.PiscesFebruary 19 March 20Pace yourself, Pisces. There is a lot to do this week, but you have more than enough time to get it done. A crass comment is no reason to get upset.AriesMarch 21 April 19Progress is lagging. It may be time to turn up the heat, Aries. A renovation begins at home. Prepare for chaos for some time to come.TaurusApril 20 May 20Be careful, Taurus. What appears to be a travesty of justice may in fact not be. A health issue is resolved with a change in treatment.GeminiMay 21 June 21Its all about the numbers this week, Gemini. Keep track of your expenditures. There could be ways to save. A special occasion draws near.CancerJune 22 July 22The need for a purchase becomes clear. Do your homework, Cancer. A challenge is presented. Take it only if you dare. A friend returns a favor.LeoJuly 23 August 22The stakes are high, maybe a little too high, Leo. There is no shame in bowing out. Vacation plans continue to change. Be patient. It will all come together soon.VirgoAugust 23 September 22Whew, Virgo. The pressure eases with better technology and a larger team. An old foe drops by bearing gifts. Welcome them with caution.LibraSeptember 23 October 22Dribble, dribble, dribble. Relax, Libra. Things are getting done, just not at the pace you would like. A loved one has an interesting proposal. Hear them out.ScorpioOctober 23 November 21No more, Scorpio. Youve balked at an idea long enough. Join in the effort, even if your heart is not in it. You will learn more than you imagined.SagittariusNovember 22 December 21Stranger things have happened, Sagittarius. Continue to hope and pray, and you might just get your wish. A review points you in a different direction. Looking ahead Looking aheadLargo Zebra Thursday, Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. In 1982 Zebras self-titled debut album went platinum and was the fastest selling debut album in Atlantic Records history outselling other Atlantic Artists such as Led Zeppelin, Yes and AC/DC. A total of five music videos aired on MTV and gave the band combined album sales of nearly 2 million worldwide with Whos Behind the Door?, Tell Me What You Want, Wait Until the Summers Gone, Bears and One More Chance. Zebra has been inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame and is acknowledged as Louisianas No. 1 Rock and Roll band by the Louisiana Music Commission. The band also was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame on October of 2012. The concert will feature all three original members for a one-night-only performance in Largo. Train weekend Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. There is no cost to participate, but donations are accepted. For information, call 587-6740, ext. 5014. Peace of Woodstock, Saturday, Oct. 4, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. The 10 OClock Band, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets are $24.50. Call 587-6793. Hamlet, by Shakespeare, Oct. 10 through Nov. 2, at New Stage Theatre and Conservatory, 11650 131st St. N., Largo. Performances will be Thursdays, 7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 3 p.m. Tickets are $30. Call 813-817-2585 or visit newstagelargo.org. Starring Chris Jackson as Hamlet, New Stage Theatre and Conservatorys production of one of theaters most iconic works Hamlet will be presented through an adaption inspired from Laurence Oliviers famous film, and will feature seven transformational actors. Island Blast: An Evening of Good Vibes Saturday, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $5. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Simon and Garfunkel Retrospective Sunday, Oct. 12, 2 and 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Circus Electronica Tuesday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $19.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Embarking on its debut national tour and only Florida performance, Circus Electronica will take audience members to a world of traditional European-style circus with contemporary Electronic Dance Music. This all-ages show combines both aerial and ground based acrobatics and a live DJ that will seamlessly blend musical styles from multiple artists into a cohesive experience thats greater than the sum of its parts. Country Royalty: A Musical Tribute to Hank Williams and Patsy Cline; Saturday, Oct. 18, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit LargoArts.com. Grammy nominated singing sensation, Carolyn Martin, gives a jaw-dropping performance as Patsy Cline while 2003 Obie Award winner Jason Petty re-creates the Hank Williams role he is so famous for. Jason and Carolyn, along with a live five-piece band, will take audiences back to a time when Hank and Patsy ruled the airwaves. Over 20 of their chart-topping hits are performed such as Crazy, Hey Good Lookin, Sweet Dreams, Your Cheatin Heart, Walking After Midnight, I Saw The Light, I Fall To Pieces and Im So Lonesome I Could Cry. Girls Night: The Musical; Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 22-23, at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $24.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. Andy McKee with special guest Mark Kroos, Friday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $19.50. Call 587-6793 or visit largoarts.com. McKees style of playing and compositions have earned him an international fanbase. Mark Kroos is a rising star in the guitar world that simultaneously utilizes two necks of his double neck guitar to create his unique sound. This is a not to be missed show of world-class guitar talent.Clearwater Greater Tuna, by Joe Sears, Jaston Williams, and Ed Howard; through Oct. 19, at the Early Bird Dinner Theatre, 13355 49th St. N., Clearwater. Matinees are Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. Evening performances are Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m. Cost is $32 for dinner and the show. Call 446-5898 or visit www.earlybirddinnertheatre.com. In this wonderful and hilarious satire of life in small town Texas, the people who live in this all-to-nosy community are certainly unforgettable. The s Movie Series Friday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m., at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets are $7. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. The double feature will include Grease and American Graffiti. Jenny McCarthy Saturday, Sept. 20, 8 p.m., at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $62.75. Call 7917400 or visit www.atthecap.com. With the help of a hilarious, allfemale slate of standup comedians including Tammy Pescatelli, Jenny McCarthy takes an outrageous look at life as a contemporary woman: from single motherhood to casual sex. McCarthys honesty, humility and humor have enabled her to transcend the boundaries of her roles as comedian, actress, host and New York Times bestselling author. Her unique ability to articulate the unspoken words of thousands of mothers and fathers across the world was recognized immediately. This show contains adult content. Overboard, Friday, Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m., at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets are $1. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. The s Movie Series Saturday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m., at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets are $7. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. The double feature will include Rocky and Rocky 2. David Gray, Monday, Sept. 29, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $43.25. Call 7917400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Gray has established himself as one of the U.K.s leading music artists both at home and overseas. Grays commercial success is also backed up by a critical consensus and countless accolades. His 2009 release Draw The Line was met with critical praise and garnered the artist a series of high profile television appearances as well as two sold-out tours of the U.S. Foundling, Grays ninth studio album picked up where Draw The Line left off and created a new chapter of lush soulful songs that found the artist returning to his folk music roots. Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers Tuesday, Sept. 30, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $22. Call 791-7400 or visit www.atthecap.com. Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers made a needles-eye leap onto the national music circuit in 2012, bringing with them a refreshing sound, spirited stage show and wellspring of good vibes, along with a turntable and milk crates stocked with their favorite vintage vinyl for backstage sustenance. Their latest album, released on Little Sur, includes the single Little Too Late, a fun and funky punch of soulful rock with an anthemic quality to the lyrics that quickly made the song a fan favorite at live shows in the months prior to the albums release. Also released in advance of the album, Ravenous marks a departure for the band as Bluhm flirts with her dark side, urged on by haunting echoes of classic Fleetwood Mac.Gulfport USA Dance Monday, Sept. 29, 7 to 10:15 p.m., at Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd., Gulfport. Admission is $7 and includes a dance workshop, professional and amateur exhibitions, dance hosts and snacks. For information, call 397-5754.Pinellas Park Bobby Tess and the Dixie Chaps Thursday, Sept. 18, 7 to 9:30 p.m., at Banquet Masters, 8100 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Sponsored by the Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society, admission is $10 for adults. Members of the military and students will be admitted for free. Call 522-6877.St. Petersburg Black Comedy, by Peter Shaffer, through Sept. 28, at St. Petersburg City Theatre, 4025 31st St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets are $22 for adults and $10 for students. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m. Call 866-1973 or visit www.spcitytheatre.org. St. Pete Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 20, 1 to 10 p.m., at the 2800 block of Central Avenue, St. Petersburg. The St. Pete Oktoberfest returns to the Grand Central District as an all-day, family-friendly event. The event will serve as a fundraiser for the Grand Central District Association, a 501c3 non-profit organization. St. Pete Oktoberfest will include a lineup of entertainment featuring local favorites Have Gun, Will Travel, authentic German food, arts and crafts vendors, a kids area, a series of Oktoberfest-themed games and beer. There is no admission to attend and free parking is available throughout the Grand Central District and surrounding area. Helios Jazz Orchestra with Whitney James Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m., at The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Admission is $15. Visit www.mypalladium.org or call 822-3590. Singer Whitney James joins the Helios Jazz Orchestra in a special jazz big band concert at the Palladium Side Door venue. James 2010 debut CD The Nature of Love spent 16 weeks on the national jazz charts and received critical acclaim from U.S. and international jazz press. In 2012, she was chosen as one of the top twelve rising stars in the world of jazz and was featured on Marian McPartlands Piano Jazz Rising Stars on NPR. The 18-piece Helios Jazz Orchestra, directed by David Manson, has been featured on the Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Ybor Jazz Festival and St. Petersburg Jazz Festival. Seminole Music in the Park Friday, Sept. 26, 7 to 9 p.m., at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road, Seminole. Admission is free. For information, visit www.myseminole.com. Performing will be Voices of Jazz. Bacchus Bike Fest, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, at Screwie Louies Porpoise Pub, 8701 Seminole Blvd., Seminole. Events get underway Saturday, 10 a.m., with the start of a poker run. Gates open at 11 a.m. on Sunday. General admission passes start at $25. Visit www.bacchusbikefest.com. The event will feature three stages of live music with 12 bands, including headliner Quit Riot. The Black Honkeys, one of Tampas staple soul, rock n roll and funk bands, will open for Quiet Riot. 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Remember your Creator return to him! Be not as those whograsp at shadows, miss that which is realwaste their lives pursuing empty things that neither profit or deliverNathan AusebelIn the Talmud God tempers judgment with mercy as a loving father: And God will say to Israel, even to all mankind : My childrenon Rosh Hashanah I will look on you as if you had been created for the first time. For early Christians this day of hope presaged all the joys of Jesus second cominguntil false church doctrines of hellish cruelty and destruction arose, eclipsing His Fathers promises of restitution. Justice against evil will come, but its results? A restored Earth, and mankinds opportunity for resurrection and regeneration The LORD is graciousfull of compassionslow to anger and of great mercy. Psalm 145:8Contributor: Joy Cometh in the Morning091814 021314Kid Friendly Outdoor PatioOpen 11 a.m.-10 p.m. til 11 p.m. Fri. & Sat.KeegansSeafood.com1519 Gulf Boulevard Indian Rocks Beach727-596-2477Wild Caught FRESH SEAFOOD Where The Locals Eat! Petty, Winwood to play Amalie ArenaTAMPA Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will perform Sunday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m., at Amalie Arena formerly Tampa Bay Times Forum. Steve Winwood will appear as a very special guest Amalie Arena is at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets start at $32.75. Visit www.amaliearena.com. Its been 38 years since Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers released their debut album. Since then, the band has sold more than 60 million records. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002, their first year of eligibility, and in recent years have continued to build on their already legendary success. Their concerts are celebrated by fans and critics alike and their music has influenced numerous young bands and writers around the world. Between the Heartbreakers recordings, solo work and his membership in The Traveling Wilburys along with George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty has received 18 Grammy nominations and been honored with lifetime achievement awards including Billboards Century Award, ASCAPs Founders Award, MTVs Video Vanguard Award. Pettys SiriusXM radio show, Tom Pettys Buried Treasure, is now in its eighth season and is one of the most beloved and popular shows on satellite radio. It features Tom Petty spinning favorite tunes from his extensive private music collection. Tom Petty, with the Heartbreakers at his side, has become a rock and roll icon lauded by fellow musicians and music lovers worldwide. The bands latest album was released in July and met with instantaneous success. According to a press release from Reprise Records, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers topped the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart with the release of Hypnotic Eye. The album has been a hit with fans and critics alike, many of whom have declared the album to be amongst Pettys finest. Hypnotic Eye has been critically embraced around the globe, with Rolling Stone Magazine declaring that Petty and his eternal Heartbreakers return to the scrappy heat of those early days with their toughest, most straight-up rocking record in many years, deepened by veteran perspective. In recent years, Petty went back to his roots, reuniting his first band, Mudcrutch, to cut the album they never got the chance to make back in the early 1970s. Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers previous release, Mojo, carried with it the spirit of the Mudcrutch sessions. Mojo featured the sound of a band playing together in a room not a studio facing each other, all singing and playing at the same time. The music is alive, with no overdubs or studio trickery. With this album, I want to show other people what I hear with the band, Petty said in a press release from Big Hassle Media. Mojo is where the band lives when its playing for itself. Following the 1976 debut album Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released a string of studio albums including Youre Gonna Get It! (1978), Damn the Torpedoes (1979), Hard Promises (1981), Long After Dark (1982), Southern Accents (1985), Let Me Up (Ive Had Enough) (1987), Into The Great Wide Open (1991), Songs and Music from Shes The One (1996), Echo (1999), The Last DJ (2002), Mojo (2010) and Hypnotic Eye (2014). Petty also released several albums as Tom Petty such as Full Moon Fever (1989), Wildflowers (1994) and Highway Companion (2006) which still featured members of The Heartbreakers as studio musicians as well as outside musicians such as George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Jeff Lynne. Also performing at the Sept. 21 show will be Steve Winwood. Beginning with The Spencer Davis Group at age 15, extending through Traffic and Blind Faith to a landmark Grammy-award winning solo career, Winwood has remained a primary figure in rock n roll for more than five decades. He is a respected innovator who has helped to create some of the genres most celebrated achievements. As a multi-instrumentalist with unmistakable vocals, he continues to deliver inspirational performances of his diverse catalog. Photo by MARY ELLEN MATTHEWS/BIG HASSLETom Petty and The Heartbreakers perform at Amalie Arena on Sept. 21.Museum to celebrate 16th annual Day of Radiant Peace ST. PETERSBURG Adults and children are invited to celebrate the 16th annual International Day of Radiant Peace on Monday, Sept. 22, at The International Museum of Radiant Peace, 5601 Central Ave. Special hours for this extended celebration will be Saturday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Monday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. People of all ages will enjoy special tours of this unique museum, which showcases awardwinning art and projects about Radiant Peace from around the world. Admission is free, with activities, refreshments and gifts for everyone. The inaugural International Day of Radiant Peace took place in 1999 to encourage and inspire Radiant Peace in the world. David J. Fischer, Mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, created the first proclamation. Through the years cities throughout the United States and several other countries issued official documents proclaiming The International Day of Radiant Peace. The International Museum of Radiant Peace is the only museum in the world dedicated to Radiant Peace. Visitors to the museum learn about Radiant Peace through a wide variety of educational and interactive exhibits. This inspirational museum also showcases award-winning art, projects and writing about Radiant Peace from around the world, including many from students in the Tampa Bay area. The Radiant Peace Foundation International Inc., an educational nonprofit that inspires, encourages and promotes Radiant Peace and serves as a center-point for Radiant Peace education worldwide sponsors the museum. The Radiant Peace Foundation International is not political, religious or activist. For information, visit www.ra diantpeace.org or call 343-8212. Online calendar of eventsRead about upcoming community, entertainment and live music events throughout Pinellas County by visiting www.TBNweekly.com. Look for links to the online calendars in the left column.
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When the family makes a well-intentioned attempt to clean out their mothers house, and accidentally trashes a mattress she has been stashing her life savings in, Nan (Fionnula Flanagan), her unemployed slacker son Colm (Pat Shortt), and his niece Emma (Kelly Thornton) must overcome their many differences to lead their family in a race against time to find a lost fortune.ReclaimGenre: Suspense and thriller Cast: John Cusack, Ryan Phillippe, Rachelle Lefevre, Jacki Weaver and Luis Guzman Director: Alan White Rated: R A desperate American couple discovers all is not what it seems when they uncover a high-stakes underground scam while traveling abroad. To expose the truth and get back to the United States, they must risk their lives to save their daughter.TracksGenre: Drama Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver, Jessica Tovey, Emma Booth, Rainer Bock, Melanie Zanetti, Robert Coleby, Tim Rogers and John Flaus Director: John Curran Rated: PG-13 After a somewhat unhappy childhood and a rather unsatisfactory early adulthood in Queensland, Robyn Davidson (Mia Wasikowska) has become a bit of a misanthrope. The only human whose company shed chose to spend her time with is herself.Inaugural CARMADA cruises into St. Petersburg Sept. 27ST. PETERSBURG The growing Tampa Bay-area art car movement brings a convoy into St. Petersburg on Saturday, Sept. 27 when CARMADA comes to the Plaza at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts, 500 Bay Shore Drive SE. A partnership between Creative Pinellas and the City of St. Petersburg, this event presents custom art cars by local artists, live art car painting and T-shirt printing, crafts from local arts organizations and the NOMAD Art Bus mobile studio, music and a cash bar, raffles for original artwork, and more. This event takes place concurrently with Arts Alive/Free Museum Day, and admission to the adjacent Dal Museum is free for Pinellas County residents from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Non-Pinellas residents receive a coupon for free admission on a return visit. Artists featured at CARMADA include Sebastian Coolidge, Derek Donnelly, James Oleson, Stephen Palladino, Hunter Payne, Joshua Pearson and Carrie Boucher of the NOMAD Art Bus. Ferman BMW will display a custom-painted BMW and two graphicwrapped Mini Coopers alongside other colorful vehicles. While artists transform new cars into mobile artwork live on site, visitors can learn about the State of the Arts specialty license plate, and feast from food trucks like St. Pete Taco Lady as DJ Blenda spins. Purchasing the State of the Arts plate (available at Pinellas Tax Collectors Offices for $20) directly supports regional arts since that purchase price is distributed back to each countys local arts agency, which in Pinellas County is Creative Pinellas. Community partners represented at the festival with booths and crafts include The Dali Museum, Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Dunedin Fine Art Center, the Museum of Fine Arts St. Pete, Keep Saint Petersburg Local, WMNF 88.5 FM, Creative Loafing, and the Pinellas County Tax Collectors Office. A $5 suggested donation at the door includes all free craft activities. CARMADA event proceeds jointly benefit Creative Pinellas, Class Acts Performance Series for school children, and professional local artists. Parking is available in the Dali Museum lot and Mahaffey Theater garage, in downtown city garages and lots, and at on-street metered parking throughout the city. Guests can also ride the St. Petersburg Trolley Downtown Looper and the Central Avenue Trolley routes to the Dali Museum. Trolley service begins downtown at 10 a.m. For more information, visit www.loopertrolley.com. CARMADA is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. For more information, email Mitzi Gordon at director@creative pinellas.org. CARMADA, set for Sept. 27 at the Plaza at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts, will present custom art cars by local artists and live art car painting. This Ferman BMW, custom painted by artists Sebastian Coolidge and James Oleson, will be included in the display.A Walk Among the TombstonesGenre: Thriller Cast: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour and Boyd Holbrook Director: Scott Frank Rated: R Universal Based on Lawrence Blocks bestselling series of mystery novels, A Walk among the Tombstones stars Liam Neeson as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law. When Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker (Dan Stevens) hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife, the PI learns that this is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime nor will it be the last. Blurring the lines between right and wrong, Scudder races to track the deviants through the backstreets of New York City before they kill again. The following will open in limited release. It may be several weeks before these films appear in local movie theaters.IcemanGenre: Action, adventure and fantasy Cast: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Wang Baoqiang and Eva Huang Director: Law Wing-cheong Rated: R A Ming Dynasty palace guard wrongly accused of a murder is being hunted by his three sworn brothers and all four get accidentally buried OPENING, from page 1B Photo by ATSUSHI NISHIJIMABased on Lawrence Blocks bestselling series of mystery novels, A Walk among the Tombstones stars Liam Neeson as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law.What better challenge, then, to set for herself, than to walk seventeen hundred miles from the central Australian city of Alice Springs to the west coast. Its not something she can hope to do alone though. Firstly, she needs some camels to help her cross the desert and she spends two years training the animals that will be carrying nine months of supplies for her. Secondly, she needs money to support herself during the odyssey; National Geographic magazine agrees to sponsor her, on the condition that its photographer Rick Smolan (Adam Driver) can catch up with her a few times along the way to take photos. Tracks follows the real-life story of the unlikely adventurer who became known as the camel lady as she attempts the unthinkable feat, while trying to avoid the inevitable attention it is sure to attract.The Zero TheoremGenre: Drama Cast: Christoph Waltz, Tilda Swinton, Ben Whishaw, Mlanie Thierry, David Thewlis and Lucas Hedges Director: Terry Gilliam Rated: R Acclaimed director Terry Gilliam returns with the visually stunning sci-fi epic The Zero Theorem, starring Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz as Qohen, an eccentric and reclusive computer genius. Living in isolation, Qohen is obsessively working on a mysterious project personally delegated to him by Management (Matt Damon) aimed at discovering the meaning of life or the complete lack of one once and for all. Increasingly disturbed by visits from people he doesnt fully trust, including the flirtatious Bainsley (Mlanie Thierry), his unpredictable supervisor Job (David Thewlis), and would-be digital therapist Dr. Shrink-Rom (Tilda Swinton), its only when he experiences the power of love and desire that hes able to understand his own reason for being. For more movie news, visit www.TBNweekly.com. Click on the Movie News & Reviews link on the left-side menu. Sheik to host master class at USFLARGO In partnership with the University of South Florida School of Music, singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik will present a master class on Friday, Sept. 19, 3:30 p.m., in the Choral Rehearsal Hall at the USF School of Music, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., MUS 119, Tampa. The class will include a moderated discussion of Sheiks career and his experience in the Broadway musical Spring Awakening, a live performance of a few of his songs and a question-and-answer session. This event is free to individuals who wish to attend, however seating is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Following the master class at USF, Sheik and the band will then perform Saturday, Sept. 20, 8 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. He will be performing material from his extensive catalog. Sheik initially found success as a singer, most notably for his 1996 debut single Barely Breathing, which remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for a record-setting 55 straight weeks. He then went on to win the Tony Awards in 2007 for Best Orchestration and Best Original Score for Spring Awakening and a Grammy Award in 2008 for Best Musical Show Album. Tickets to the performance start at $19.50, with an additional $5 at the door. For tickets, visit LargoArts.com or call 587-6793.
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MLS U7621411 WATERFRONT 2BR/2BA Impeccably Maintained Unit. Desirable Park Street Location. Heated Pool, Tennis Courts & Clubhouse. $164,900. For More Information Visit: www.5400parkstreet311.com or Call Jared Salzman, CENTURY 21 JIM WHITE & ASSOCIATES (727)515-3462. LOVELY 55+ 1BR CONDO With Lanai Overlooking Waterway. Located at Beautiful Seminole Gardens With Its Many Amenities. Less Than 10 Minutes to Golf, Tennis, Movies, Gym, Publix, Church, Beach & Library. $29,900. Call Paul, (727)391-3235. AUTUMN SPECIALS!!! 2 BEDROOM IN LAKEVIEW of LARGO SOUTH Pool, Walk to Stores. Clean, Clean, Clean. $79,500 BRING THE BOAT OR RV Oversized Lot for this 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Home. Walk to Seminole Middle and High School. Owner Says Bring Me a Buyer. $269,500 IMPERIAL POINT, SPACIOUS, ROOMY For All the Relatives. 4 Bedroom 3 Bath, 2,600 Sq. Ft. Steps to Pool, Dock Etc. $329,750. EASY SHOW! Maureen Stilwell Rutenberg Realty (727)596-2965 or (727)458-2246 First Time Homebuyer Program*( 727 ) 223-6418www.pinellascounty.org/community/hfaPrograms available in Pinellas, Polk and Pasco counties. If you have not owned a home in the last 3 yearsLow Interest Rate Mortgage Down Payment Assistance AvailableHousing Finance Authority of Pinellas County032014 SEMINOLE GARDENSBUY WHILE PRICES ARE AT AN ALL-TIME LOW! BEAUTIFUL 56-ACRE COMPLEX 1BR/1BA 874 sq. ft. Newer A/C and Water Heater Ground Floor $47,900 1BR/1BA 638 sq. ft. 3rd Floor Elevator Building Wow! $28,900 Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. Cassius L. Peacock, IV, Broker Your ON-SITE Specialist(727)397-2534 MySeminoleGardens.com WATERFRONT 1BR/1BA Wide Open Bay Views, Pool, Covered Parking and Very Convenient South Pasadena Location. $59,900. For More Information Visit: www.1834shoredrive11.com Or Call Jared Salzman, CENTURY 21 JIM WHITE & ASSOCIATES (727)515-3462 35. Mobile Home Sales TWELVE OAKS MHP Great Deals On Preowned Mobile Homes. Priced To Sell! Located In the Heart of Beautiful Seminole. Close To Beaches & Shopping. All Residents 55+. No Pets, No Rentals. Call Mon-Fri, 9AM-4PM. (727)391-6268. BAY PINES MARINA COMMUNITY 55+ 2BR/2BA, in Unrestricted Pet Section. Completely Updated Throughout, Large Master W/En-suite, Fenced Yard, Screened Porch. Active Community W/Pool. $34,900 (270)302-6623 95. Property Mgmt.GOT VACANCIES?Let Us Fill & Manage Your Properties. Seasonal & Annual. Staging Services Available. Florida Dreams R.E. Sales & Rentals, (727)266-3767. 100. R.E. Wanted 130. Cemetery LotsDOUBLE MAUSOLEUM CRYPT At Garden Sanctuary, In Seminole. Retails $7,195, Asking $4,000/OBO. (727)399-8191 155. Furnished CondosSEMINOLE GARDENS 1BR/1BA, 874SF, Newly Renovated $800/Month-Yearly. Ridge Seminole Mgmt. Corp. (727)397-2534 SEMINOLE, VILLA MILAN 2BR/2BA, Rear Screened Porch, 3rd Floor Pool View. No Pets. Annual Lease. $795/Month.Guetzlaff Realty(727)204-0829 160. Unfurnished CondosSHIPWATCH 2BR/2BA, Vaulted Ceilings, W/D, Bonus Room, Near Pool. $1,300/Mo. www.ShipwatchRealty.com Shipwatch Realty, (727)596-6508. $175/Mo. Maintenance No Flood Insurance Required!12501 Ulmerton Rd., Largo. Brochures Available At Clubhouse.Come VisitGLENWOOD ESTATES:5 Star, 55+, Land Owned.For Viewing Call IMapp Realty Group John Doles, 727-510-3331 EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY 091814 NEW LISTINGS: #42 2/2/2CP, Furn., Jacobsen, $97,888 #123 2/2, Garage, Furn., Model, $89,888 #183 2/2, Furn., Shed or Garage, $79,888 All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians; pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD Toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The Toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. $$ WE BUY HOUSES $$And Fix Problems! See If We Can Help YOU! (727)537-6150072414-2 SEMINOLE, LONG BAYOU 2BR/1BA, 55+, First Floor, Gated Community, Newly Updated, Walk-in Shower. Quiet, Clean. Resort Style Living. $900/Month. (727)385-7718. SEMINOLE GARDENS 2BR/2BA Wood Floors, Window Treatments, Pool/Spa, 55+, Updated, Free Shuttle Service, $900/Mo. (727)803-6730 SEMINOLE 2BR/2BA 1,150SF, W/D, Pool, Carport. 2/blocks to St. Pete College. $800/Month, Security deposit. (727)647-1609. SEMINOLE GARDENS 55+ 2BR/2BA, Corner Unit. Newly Remodeled. No Smoking or Pets. $825/Month. Bill (727)397-5512, (727)641-6681. BELLEAIR FOREST DRIVE 2BR/1BA Covered Parking, New A/C, Kitchen. $950/Month. Possible Option to Purchase. (727)543-8600 165. Villa RentalsTIMBERWOODS, LARGO 2BR/2BA, $895/Month, Annual +Electric and Cable. First, Last and $500 Security Deposit. 1 Small Dog or Cat. Nonsmoking. Stephanie See, Results Real Estate, Inc. (727)580-6275. LARGO NEW HAVEN 55+ 1BR/1BA, Unfurnished,W/D In Unit, Carport, $695/Month +Security. Annual Lease. (727)403-2929. 170. Furnished Apts.CLEARWATER STUDIOStarting at $189/Week. No security. No Credit Check. Free WIFI access. Pets OK. MOVE IN TODAY!! (727)445-7134. precisionpropertymanagement.net NORTH CLEARWATER BEACH Quiet, Clean 1BR Furnished, Efficiency. Includes All Utilities And WIFI. Great Beach Location! NS, No Pets, $900/Month. Jack (727)412-5005. 175. Unfurnished Apts.AFFORDABLE & NICE! Dunedin Room, $85/Wkly. Clearwater Studio, $495/Mo. Free Water, Electric. Wont Last! Call Or Click www.586-2412.com SEMINOLE GARDENS, 55+. Large 1BR, Furnished, Corner Apt. No Pets. Nonsmokers Only. Robert G. Castles, P.A. Broker. (727)319-8229 www.SeminoleGarden.com BELLEAIR BLUFFSCall For Move-in Special: Deluxe 1-2BRs, 1st-2nd Floor. Non-smoking, Courtyard W/Beautiful Pool. Walking Distance to Neighborhood Shopping and Restaurants. 2942 W Bay Dr. (727)510-9085 INDIAN SHORES 1BR C/H/A, Includes E/W/S, Beach Access. 19235 Whispering Pines Drive. $1,000/Month. (727)631-5484. Owner/ Agent. 185. Beach RentalsBACK TO SCHOOL SPECIALS! INDIAN ROCKS BEACH Cozy, Clean, Furnished Cottages. 1-2BRs starting at: $329/week +tax Steps to Gulf Beach. Pet Friendly. (727)595-3000. www.SunshineCozyCottages.com MADEIRA BEACH EFFICIENCY w/Kitchen, Furnished, Phone, Cable, Laundry, Pool. Across From Beach. No Pets. $280/Week, FL Residents. 14711 Gulf Blvd. (866)394-0751. 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. 081814Imperial Palms Meet & Greet Carnival!September 25th Open House 2-4pm Carnival 4-6pm Open to the Public 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts. Screened-In Lanais, Resort Sized Pools, Monthly Calendar Full of Activities & Much More.*Take a tour! All applicants on the day receive free admission into the Carnival*Call for more details (727)585-3723MyImperialPalmsHome.com St. Giles Manor IIApartments for the ElderlyApplications available at7650 58th Street, N. Pinellas Park, FL 33781One Bedroom Apartments Rent Based on Income(727) 623-9886TTY 800 955-8771 091312 FIRST MONTH HALF OFF! Indian Rocks Beach, Beautiful Condo, 1BR/1BA, Hardwood Floors, Stainless Appliances, W/D, Granite. No Pets. $995/Mo. Annual. First/ Last/ Security. (727)596-4056. CLEARWATER/ SAND KEY Landmark Towers, 2BR/2BA. Gulf-Front & Intracoastal Views, Nicely Furnished. 24/7 Security, Incl. Amenities. No Pets. Available For Short or Long Term Lease. Owner, (813)431-9381, (813)909-9370. ST. PETE BEACH, LARGE 1BR/1BA Apts, C/H/A, $600/Mo. Blind Pass Road. (727)647-7032. MADEIRA BEACH APARTMENTS, Fully Furnished. 1BRs & Efficiencies. Starting At $200/Wk. Most Utilities Included. Call For Availability, (727)397-4130. TOTALLY RENOVATED 2BR/2.5BA Furnished Townhome with Private W/D and Garage. Walk to Beach! No Pets/ No Smoking. Pool. Weekly or Monthly. (877)518-9190 TREASURE ISLAND Furnished Room, Private Entry, Bath, Parking. Steps to beach. Petless, Nonsmoking. Cable, Utilities Included. $700/Mo. $400 Deposit. (239)322-2140. REDINGTON SHORES 2BR/2BA, Fully Furnished, Recently Renovated, New Carpet, Patio Overlooking Pool, Directly Across From The Gulf. No Pets. $1,500/Mo. Includes Everything, Annual Lease, Immediate Occupancy Available, Just Bring Your Toothbrush & Your Clothes. Call Today (617)839-1508. 195. Seasonal RentalsSAND KEY, CLEARWATER BCH Furnished 2BR/2BA Condos Available 1-12 Months. Florida Dreams RE Sales & Rentals, Inc. (727)266-3767. 215. Efficiency RentalsSTUDIO, LARGO, 848 3rd Ave. NW, #3. Petless. Single Occupancy, $600/Month Includes Utilities, +$350 Security. (727)768-1143 225. Duplex/Triplex RentalsLARGO, BY BEACH 3BR/2BA, 1,400+SF, Workshop, W/D Hook-Ups, Tile, Ceiling Fans, Large Fenced Yard, Carport. W/S/G, Lawn Included. $1,150/Mo. 2BR/1BA, $850/Mo. (727)542-7571. 245. Room For RentSEEKING FEMALE Room, Bath, Privileges. Quiet Community. Largo Area. Nonsmoker. Must Have Car, Job & References. $400/Mo. (727)584-0826. SAFE, CLEAN, QUIET. Fully Furnished. Utilities, Cable Included. Deposit, References, ID Required. From $150/Week. (727)547-1199. 265. Commercial RentalsOFFICE SPACE Starting At $482 Per Month. Ample Parking. Madeira Beach. (727)641-6465. PROFESSIONAL/ MEDICAL OFFICE 2260 West Bay Drive, Belleair Bluffs/ Largo Line, 1,450SF, 20 Years Medical Office. (727)518-6551. 345. Lost & FoundLOST: Kindle Fire, red case, vicinity of Clearwater-Largo Rd., Largo. (727)678-9185. FOUND: Kayak, vicinity of Indian Rocks Bridge, approx. Aug. 30. Call to identify. (727)460-2580. LOST: Apple IPhone, 9/14, in Redington Shores. REWARD. (727)420-8636, anytime. 355. AdoptionARE YOU PREGNANT? A Childless, Married Couple, (in our 30s) seeks to adopt. Will be hands on Mom and devoted Dad. Financially secure. Expenses paid. Nicole & Frank. Call/ Text 1(888)969-6134. FL BAR #150789 PREGNANT? Thinking about Adoption? Choose the Perfect Family For Your Baby Benefits may include: Free Apartment Free Medical Care Free Counseling Experienced Adoption Entity (727)421-2514 FL BAR #0967841 435. Adult Care & Svcs.PERSONAL CAREGIVER CNA/ HHA SEEKING POSITION. At Home/ Travel Companion, Accupressure/ Reiki. 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We are looking for candidates to provide quick, efficient, and pleasant delivery of food to our residents & guests, ensuring all quality standards of food service are being met. Position requires Level II background screening; EOE; Drug-free workplace. Please apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, FL. HANSON CLEANERS Now Hiring self-motivated person for counter help. Apply at 12963 Walsingham Road, Largo 33774 HOUSEKEEPERS/ GUEST ROOM Attendants: Full-Time and Part-Time needed immediately. Saturdays and Sundays required. Apply in person: Legacy Vacation Club, 19607 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL 33785 CALLING ALL APPOINTMENT SETTERS!Looking For Reliable People To Join Our Growing And Thriving Team! Only Enthusiastic Apply, Must Like To Talk And Read From A Pitch! Great Hourly Rate & Commissions Setting Travel Club Appointments. No Sales, Weekly Pay. 30+ Hrs/Wk. Apply In Person Sun-Thur, 3-9. Discover Vacations, 9117 Park Blvd. (727)954-8601 Ext-0, Ask For Darlene. $$ Gain From Our Experience $$ EARN $1000s From Home? Be careful of Work-At-Home Schemes. Hidden costs can add up Requirements may be unrealistic. Learn how you can avoid Work-AtHome Scams. Call: Federal Trade Comm. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from Tampa Bay Newspapers and the FTC.62807 Deliver the Home Delivery Independent Distributor Opportunities$800-$1,700/month Paid WeeklyOpportunities throughout Pinellas County Early Morning Hours Must be at least 18 Valid drivers license Reliable vehicle & car insurance Tampabay.com/distributor866-498-4637 SENIOR SERVICES COORDINATORProfessional community service work specializing in social services with an emphasis on senior programs and activities, including support for the Gulfport Extended Minibus Service. Work is performed under the supervision of the Social Services Supervisor, but initiative and judgment are frequently exercised. Min. Req: Graduation from accredited 4-year college with an emphasis in human development, social services, gerontology, or other related field. Two (2) years of experience in social service programs with extensive public contact experience. Entry $15.46 per hour. For more info visit www.MyGulfport.us or apply at City Hall, 2401 53rd Street South. Open until filled. EOE. NEW SALON OWNER LARGO Has 2 Rental Booths Available, Must Have Existing Clientele. $600/Month +Tax. (727)510-9054 TIERRA VERDE MARINA MANAGER To Manage a Team of Ten. Overall Responsibility For Providing Excellent Service and Insuring a Smooth Running of Day To Day Marina Operations. Please Send Resumes To Jobs@HCPCI.com or at 100 Pinellas Bayway S, St. Pete, 33715. CLOTHING SALES ASSOCIATE Full-Time Position. Duties: Inventory, Sales, Fulfillment & Customer Service. Reliable Transportation Required! Please Call (727)542-0005.UTILITY WORKERPinecrest Place, a premier retirement community located in Largo, is seeking reliable individuals to become members of our kitchen staff. PT positions available. Includes evenings, weekends & holidays. Interested candidates can apply in person at: 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, or fax resume to M. Kristall @ (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP. RESIDENT AIDESPinecrest Place, a premier retirement community, is seeking aides to provide daily care to our AL & Memory Care residents. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become a part of our team. Part-time, various shifts. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo, or send resume to Margaret.kristall@ brookdaleliving.com or fax to M. Kristall at (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP LPNs: PINECREST PLACEA Premier Brookdale Retirement Community, is seeking P-T LPN for Memory Care 6am-2pm & P-T Assisted Living LPN 2pm-10pm. Both positions weekend hours. Candidate should have previous experience working in a geriatric environment and have a commitment to making a difference in the lives they touch. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and caring people to become part of our team. Candidates can apply in person at 1150 8th Ave. SW, Largo. Send resume to Margaret.Kristall@Brookdale.com or fax to (727)581-8409. EOE, DFWP. 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Your guide to Shopping, Dining, Entertainment, Medical Services and much More...Publication Date: October 30, 2014 Reservation Deadline: Friday, October 17, 2014 091114 Dolphin Tale 2 earns $16.6 million on opening weekend By LEE CLARK ZUMPECLEARWATER Following its world premiere Sept. 7 at Regency Village Theater in Los Angeles and its Tampa Bay area premiere Sept. 10 at Clearwaters Ruth Eckerd Hall Warner Bros. Pictures and Alcon Entertainments Dolphin Tale 2 opened in theaters across the country Sept. 12, taking in an estimated $16.6 million on its first weekend putting it at the No. 2 position for earnings according to Box Office Mojo (www.boxofficemojo.com), an online movie publication and box office reporting service. With an MPAA rating of PG and a runtime of 107 minutes, Dolphin Tale 2 continues the story of the brave dolphin Winter, whose miraculous rescue and rehabilitation thanks to the invention of a groundbreaking prosthetic tail made her a symbol of perseverance to people around the world and inspired the 2011 family hit movie Dolphin Tale. Both the original movie and the sequel were filmed on location in Clearwater. The film reunites the entire main cast, led by Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Kris Kristofferson, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Austin Stowell, Austin Highsmith and Oscar winner Morgan Freeman. The remarkable dolphin Winter returns as herself. Charles Martin Smith, who directed Dolphin Tale, wrote and directed the sequel. In Dolphin Tale 2, several years have passed since young Sawyer Nelson (Gamble) and the dedicated team at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, headed by Dr. Clay Haskett (Connick Jr.), rescued Winter, a young dolphin who lost her tail after being entangled in a crab trap. Against all odds and with the help of Dr. Cameron McCarthy (Freeman), who developed a unique prosthetic tail for the dolphin, Winters life was saved. In turn, she helped save the aquarium as people came from far and wide to see the courageous dolphin firsthand, enabling CMA to greatly expand their mission to rescue, rehabilitate and, when possible, release injured animals. Yet their fight is not over. Winters surrogate mother, the elderly dolphin Panama, passes away, leaving Winter alone and grieving, unwilling to engage with anyone, even her best friend, Sawyer. The loss of Panama may have even greater repercussions for CMA. The USDA warns Clay they will have to move Winter from the aquarium because regulations require these social creatures to be paired. If the aquarium cant find a female companion for her one that she accepts CMA will lose their beloved Winter. But as time runs out, there may still be Hope Reprising their roles, Kristofferson plays Clays father, Reed; Zuehlsdorff is Clays teenage daughter, Hazel; Judd returns as Sawyers mom, Lorraine; Stowell plays Sawyers cousin, Kyle; and Highsmith is Winters lead trainer, Phoebe. Champion surfer Bethany Hamilton, who herself has been an example of courage, also appears in the film. Oscar nominees Andrew A. Kosove and Broderick Johnson produced the film, together with Richard Ingber, Alcon president of worldwide marketing, who brought the first project to the company, and Steven P. Wegner. David Yates and Robert Engelman served as executive producers. The behind-the-scenes creative team included director of photography Daryn Okada, production designer David J. Bomba, editor Harvey Rosenstock, and costume designer Hope Hanafin. The score was composed by Oscar winner Rachel Portman. Inspired by true events, Dolphin Tale 2 was filmed at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, the nonprofit rescue and rehabilitation facility that Winter calls home. It is now also home to Hope, the baby dolphin that was rescued the very night of the first films wrap party. As the cast, filmmakers, crew and CMA staff celebrated the completion of photography on Dolphin Tale, CMA received word of a baby dolphin that had been rescued and was on its way to the facility, though she was so young there were fears she would not survive the trip. When the van carrying the newly named Hope arrived at CMA, several members of the cast and filmmaking team were on hand to witness her being hand carried to the pool a scene closely re-created in the film. Hope not only survived but, thanks to the efforts of the CMA team, thrived. Like Winter, Hope can never be released to the wild, as she was too young to have learned the life skills necessary for survival. Instead, the two dolphins have formed their own small pod and become part of the family at CMA, where they inspire visitors from all over the globe. Several cast members discussed their experiences filming in Pinellas and at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in interviews recorded during the films production and provided by Warner Bros. to promote the film. Its very special to be a guest of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, said Ashley Judd in a soundbite. Judd plays Lorraine Nelson. Im very aware of the fact that we are guests and they are here to work. The animals are always their priority and I admire them so much for that. Harry Connick Jr. praised the laid-back atmosphere of the Florida setting. Im wearing shorts and flip-flops and a T-shirt, he said. Its a very relaxed, easy feel. Were shooting in Clearwater, Fla., were in the South, the weathers great these are all things that affect you, one way or another. Were around incredible animals inspirational animals and beautiful animals and the people who work with them are some of the most inspirational, hard-working people Ive met in any walk of life. Cozi Zuehlsdorff talked about the first time she met Hope long before the script for Dolphin Tale 2 had been written. We wrapped Dolphin Tale and were sitting there at the wrap party I had literally wrapped two hours before, so Im kind of sad, kind of happy, Zuehlsdorff said. Suddenly, a few of the staff members start leaving. Were like, whats going on? She relates how one of the CMA staff members explained that a dolphin had washed up on a beach. Its pretty amazing to have been there the night that Hope was rescued, she said. Everyone is just reliving it and reveling in how crazy it is that the end of our wrap party was the beginning of our sequel. David Yates, an executive producer of the film and CEO of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, talked about how the first film affected CMA. The best part is the amount of kids that weve reached now, he said. With Winters story, the essence is its not just about her tail, its about her impact on lives. She literally has changed so many lives in a very direct, profound way. That went from a few people to literally millions. We still get letters by the thousands every month. We get emails. We get calls from families around the world that say this is what Winter meant to my child, Yates said. The most compelling part of our work that got kind of blown up is inspiring so many kids around the world. Shooting for Dolphin Tale 2 took place in fall 2013. Following on the widespread success of 2011s Dolphin Tale filmed in Clearwater, the destination welcomed the return of the all-star original cast on Oct. 6, 2013, with the addition of Hope the dolphin. These films join a growing list of movies, commercials and music videos filmed in Pinellas. According to a press release from the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, following the positive experience filming Dolphin Tale on location in Clearwater in 2010, Alcon Entertainments glowing reviews about filming in the area has bolstered St. Pete/Clearwaters reputation as a world-class location for film production. The bureau lists a number of movies that were filmed in the area recently, including Magic Mike starring Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey, Spring Breakers starring Selena Gomez, and Sunlight Jr. starring Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon. Several cast members from Dolphin Tale 2 attended the Sept. 10 premiere at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Walking the blue carpet at the Clearwater venue were Nathan Gamble, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Austin Highsmith and Austin Stowell. Also attending were Charles Martin Smith, director, and David Yates, an executive producer of the film and CEO of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.SuperTicket offer Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, is celebrating the opening of Warner Bros. Pictures and Alcon Entertainments Dolphin Tale 2 with a family value offer. With the purchase of a ticket to the new movie, guests can upgrade to the Regal SuperTicket for only $20 more and receive early access to a digital download of Dolphin Tale 2 in high definition before the Blu-Ray and DVD release date along with the immediate delivery of a Digital HD copy of the original film, Dolphin Tale. The Regal SuperTicket for Dolphin Tale 2 is available through www.REGmovies.com/promotions/superticket, when purchasing Regal movie tickets at www.fandango.com/DT2SuperTicket or through the Fandango and Regal mobile apps. Regal moviegoers simply choose to upgrade to a Regal SuperTicket when they purchase their movie ticket online for Dolphin Tale 2. Regal is the only American movie exhibitor with this exclusive offer. According to a press release promoting the offer, the process for redeeming a Regal SuperTicket is easy. After purchase online, fans will receive an email containing a unique access code, which can be redeemed for digital versions of both Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2. The high definition digital version of the original Dolphin Tale will be added immediately to fans UltraViolet accounts when redeeming the access code. Photos by WILSON WEBB/ALCON ENTERTAINMENT LLC.Above, Hope, left, and Winter star in Dolphin Tale 2, a Warner Bros. Pictures release. At right, from left, Harry Connick Jr. stars as Dr. Clay Haskett, Nathan Gamble as Sawyer Nelson and Cozi Zuehlsdorff as Hazel Haskett in Alcon Entertainments family adventure.Seminole welcomes Charlie Morris Band By LEE CLARK ZUMPESEMINOLE The third concert in citys annual Music in the Park series will feature a performance by the Charlie Morris Band on Friday, Sept. 19. The concerts are presented at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road, Seminole. The music will run 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets. For information, call 391-8345 or visit www.myseminole.com. The Charlie Morris Band will bring the blues to Seminole this year. Born in Miami in 1963, Morris began writing songs and playing instruments at age 6. It wasnt until he was 15, however, that he picked up the guitar. Morris went to Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, earning a bachelors degree in 1984. He and fellow Eckerd students including Alan Craig, Devin Rice, Sue Finger and Dave Bawel formed the band Lotus. The band released an album of original music in 1984. He next joined a band called Cheers, playing cruise ships, before returning to St. Petersburg to play the Florida club circuit as a solo artist or as part of a band. During the early 1990s, he appeared at some of the states best blues clubs such as The Ringside, Skippers Smokehouse, the Bamboo Room and the Bradfordville Blues Club. Beginning in 1992, Morris and his band began building a fan following in Europe. In 1998, he released his first blues CD, Bluer Than Thou, featuring 10 original selections as well as one by pianist Gary Doyle. The album includes such future classics as Mr. Miracle, Cant Stop Cleanin and No Mo Money. This weeks concert is sponsored by Barnhorn Financial. Charlie Morris performs Sept. 19 at Seminole City Park as part of the citys Music in the Park series.