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Shadows In the Sunshine

Shadows In the Sunshine

Gulfport Councilman-elect Michael Fridovich and Councilwoman-elect Christine Brown met at a St. Petersburg coffee shop on Monday, March 7. They discussed, among other things, Clam Bayou. When we asked them if they’d met, both said yes, but Councilman Fridovich told us they didn’t talk about city issues.

Gulfport Senior Center Food Pantry Gets Refill

Gulfport Senior Center Food Pantry Gets Refill

Once again, Elizabeth Brown-Worthington has stuffed the food pantry at the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center. Every year the Boca Ciega High freshman, whose mother currently serves as Gulfport’s Ward Two Councilwoman-elect...

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After 30 Years, a Gulfport-Style Send-Off

After 30 Years, a Gulfport-Style Send-Off

O’Maddy’s brought hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken. Smokin’ J’s brought barbeque. Pipo’s donated food, as did many Gulfport restaurants. Zoomers set up tables, a band, and tents, closed up shop, and welcomed the community in for one last party honoring Mayor Mike Yakes.

 

Local College Student Turns Love of Animals Into Career

Local College Student Turns Love of Animals Into Career

Eighty pounds of dog muscle hurls itself through the air, white teeth flashing as they latch on to Stefan Herceg’s bicep.

The whole time, the dog’s tail – a bushy red and black affair – never stops wagging. To people driving down Gulfport Boulevard, it looks like the dog is attacking. And, in a way, he is – but only because he’s been told to attack.

Protect Yourself With the Sheriff's Officer

Protect Yourself With the Sheriff's Officer

Sergeant Denise Nestor took no prisoners Saturday morning at the St. Pete Beach Community Center. The Sergeant, who works for the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, led a Professional Safety Forum for Women class where women learned...

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Lakewood football standout featured in Sports Illustrated

Lakewood football standout featured in Sports Illustrated

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Shaquem Griffin, a Lakewood High School senior, was featured in the Feb. 25, 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated.

Griffin, 17, was written about in the magazine’s “Faces in the Crowd” segment, which features “outstanding amateur athletes,” according to the magazine. The news brief mentions Griffin’s interception in the International Bowl, which pits America’s top high school players against the top players from around the world.

Seminole woman wins Treasure Islettes cruise raffle

Seminole woman wins Treasure Islettes cruise raffle

Treasure Island, Florida -- On Saturday, March 3, Tammy Coleman won the Treasure Islettes "Cruise of a Lifetime" worth up to $2,000! 

The fundraising raffle, offered in conjunction with Emma McCullough of Park Place Travel, featured a Holland America cruise.