Sunday, December 10, 2017

Clearwater / North Pinellas News

Clearwater woman charged with practicing medicine without a license

Clearwater woman charged with practicing medicine without a license

CLEARWATER ó In May, an undercover Clearwater police officer witnessed a woman diagnose a client with lupus using a headset attached to a computer that allegedly scanned the body.This week, police arrested and charged Veronika Zaitsevskiy, 59, with o...
Published: 12/08/17
Indian Rocks Beach marries history with holiday

Indian Rocks Beach marries history with holiday

BY PIPER CASTILLOTimes Staff WriterINDIAN ROCKS BEACH ó In one morning, Billy Bie could walk out the back door of his house, do a cannonball into the Intracoastal Waterway, climb up the ladder, get back on land and go horseback riding."We rode the ho...
Published: 12/08/17
Car vs. Bar: 87-year-old driver crashes into Clearwater bar, authorities say

Car vs. Bar: 87-year-old driver crashes into Clearwater bar, authorities say

CLEARWATER — An 87-year-old driver crashed into a bar Thursday. About 2:50 p.m., the man drove his silver Chevrolet Impala into Two Buks bar at 1916 N Hercules Ave., according to Clearwater police and fire rescue. No one in the bar was injure...
Published: 12/07/17

Tarpon Springs crossbow maker settles swath of injury lawsuits

TARPON SPRINGS ó A local crossbow maker that has faced criticism over the safety of its products has recently settled lawsuits with several customers.But many are still active, and some additional suits have been filed in circuit court as recently as...
Published: 12/07/17
Veteran Tampa Bay chef returns from retirement with sushi, jazz bar in downtown Clearwater

Veteran Tampa Bay chef returns from retirement with sushi, jazz bar in downtown Clearwater

CLEARWATER ó Behind his sushi bar on Cleveland Street, Charlie Lam slices fresh fish and vegetables exactly how his parents showed him as a child in Vietnam.The recipes are the same ones heís been repeating since he first started making them in his f...
Published: 12/06/17
In a potential win for Scientology, House tax bill favors more political freedom for churches

In a potential win for Scientology, House tax bill favors more political freedom for churches

CLEARWATER ó It was the evangelical Christian right that cheered President Donald Trumpís early promise to revoke the law that forbids churches, with their tax-exempt status, from endorsing political candidates.Now that Republican lawmakers have tuck...
Published: 12/04/17
Updated: 12/07/17

FHP: Two people die in two-vehicle crash on U.S. 19

CLEARWATER ó Two people died Friday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 19 south of Curlew Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Troopers said the driver of a 2004 Jaguar was heading north on U.S. 19 around 3:30 p.m. and turned left toward Doral V...
Published: 12/01/17
Hereís why Clearwater is about to spend $20 million on garbage

Hereís why Clearwater is about to spend $20 million on garbage

CLEARWATERThe city is about to spend $20 million on garbage. But itís worth it, Solid Waste director Earl Gloster says.All of the trash collected from city streets and homes makes a pit stop at a discreet dump site on Old Coachman Road before being h...
Published: 12/01/17

Hometown North Pinellas

Guardian Angels Catholic School receives $10K grant after fifth-grader wins contestA new outdoor classroom is opening at Guardian Angels Catholic School in Clearwater after a $10,000 grant from TurfMutt, an environmental stewardship and education pro...
Published: 11/30/17
Updated: 12/03/17
Palm Harbor artist to create trail mural for Oldsmar

Palm Harbor artist to create trail mural for Oldsmar

OLDSMAR ó Noelle Stillman, a Palm Harbor resident, has been selected as the artist for the cityís trail mural at Sheffield Park. The selection process included reviews by both the North Pinellas Cultural Alliance and the Oldsmar City Council. Stillma...
Published: 11/30/17