Pinellas News

Catholic Charities aims to convert shipping containers into shelters

CLEARWATER – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Petersburg is embarking on a $1.25 million fundraising initiative to introduce an emergency housing concept for the homeless residents of Pinellas Hope.
Updated one month ago
Fun n Sun Festival time again in Clearwater

Fun n Sun Festival time again in Clearwater

Clearwater’s Fun n Sun Festival, which officials say draws around 50,000 people annually, returns this weekend with events stretching from the Cleveland Street District to Coachman Park.
Updated one month ago
Library co-op offers baby sign language classes

Library co-op offers baby sign language classes

How does one communicate with babies or toddlers? True, they cry when hungry, need changing, want to be held and the like, but can’t vocalize anything specific. When babies don’t get what they want it often leads to tantrums and parents...
Updated one month ago
Jail and Bail event to benefit Wheelchairs 4 Kids

Jail and Bail event to benefit Wheelchairs 4 Kids

TARPON SPRINGS — The long arm of the law has once again corralled a collection of prominent individuals from around the Tampa Bay area.
Updated one month ago

Northern Pinellas School News, April 27

TS High School to hold benefit and concert
Updated one month ago
Film festival begins Thursday in St. Petersburg

Film festival begins Thursday in St. Petersburg

An Oscar-nominated journey along the Amazon River, an inspirational tale about teen robotics whizzes and a father’s trek into the madness of his son’s twisted romance are just a taste of the 24 films to be featured at the 2016 Sunscree...
Updated one month ago
Tarpon art event winners announced

Tarpon art event winners announced

TARPON SPRINGS — More than 60 artists roamed Tarpon Springs, hunting for just the right vantage point to capture.
Updated one month ago
St. Pete attorney Diamond seeks House seat Dudley giving up

St. Pete attorney Diamond seeks House seat Dudley giving up

One the same day, attorney Ben Diamond filed to run for the state House seat held by Dwight Dudley and Dudley announced he would not seek the office he has held since 2012.
Updated one month ago

Clearwater woman dies in rollover crash on U.S. 19

A Clearwater woman was killed this morning in a crash involving two overturned vehicles on U.S. 19 in Clearwater, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated one month ago
Earth Day brings frustrations about energy in Pinellas

Earth Day brings frustrations about energy in Pinellas

LEALMAN — Some Pinellas County politicians spent Earth Day checking out recently installed solar panels on the roof of a local manufacturing facility and lamenting state laws they say give business leaders no incentive to do the right thing....
Updated one month ago