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Gulfport Honors Officer Jennifer Crowson

Gulfport Honors Officer Jennifer Crowson

 The police command staff selects one person “who has contributed the most toward the police department” according to Police Chief Rob Vincent. This year, Officer Jennifer Crowson earned that honor. 

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Osceola Middle teacher is America's 'Most Hilarious Teacher'

Osceola Middle teacher is America's 'Most Hilarious Teacher'

Seminole, Florida -- Pinellas County Schools says on Monday, March 4, ABC's The View named Mike Rivera, a civics teacher Osceola Middle School, as the county's Most HIlarious Teacher. 

After a nationwide search, Rivera was selected as finalist and was sent to New York last week to perform a comedy act for the show in front of contest judges.

Rivera competed against teachers from Toronto; Staten Island, N.Y.; Canton, Ohio; and Hamtrack, Michigan.

Cahal Dunne brings nationally renowned show to Largo

Cahal Dunne brings nationally renowned show to Largo

Largo, Florida -- Get ready to enjoy a matinee show by nationally ranked professional artists at an affordable price.

Cahal Dunne, "Ireland's Happy Man," possesses that certain magical quality known in show business as "it."

This native of County Cork has a following of loyal admirers and friends that is unique in the rich history of Pittsburgh entertainment, and continues to make new friends with each appearance. For more information call (727) 518-3131.

Learn unusual ways to conserve electricity

Learn unusual ways to conserve electricity

Clearwater, Florida -- Andy Karpinski, auto/aerospace engineer and inventor, will discuss ways to dramatically reduce electric use 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7 at Moccasin Lake Nature Center in their classroom.

His focus will be on making changes that may require some expense or construction skills, such as improving insulation, attic venting, radiant barriers, and sealing of air leaks.

Karpinski reduced his electric bill to less than $20 a month after 30 years of study and experimentation.

The program is free.

St. Pete PD announces annual Ned March/Bud Purdy Award recipients

St. Pete PD announces annual Ned March/Bud Purdy Award recipients

St. Petersburg, Florida -- On Feb. 22, the St. Petersburg Police Department announced its Ned March/Bud Purdy Award recipients at a luncheon helf at the Orange Blossom Cafeteria.

Welcome to Mayor Mike Rec Center

Welcome to Mayor Mike Rec Center

 

Gulfport, Florida -- To honor its long-serving mayor, Gulfport renamed its recreation center the “Michael J. Yakes Recreation Complex” Saturday morning.

Mayor Mike Yakes, called “Mayor Mike” by many, spent the past three decades of his life first as Ward Four councilman (1986 – 1991) then as longest-seated mayor in Pinellas (1991 – 2013).

He will voluntarily step down next month. 

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Stray cat pays tribute to fallen officer

Stray cat pays tribute to fallen officer

 

St. Petersburg, Florida –   On Feb. 21, on the second anniversary of St. Petersburg Police Officer David Crawford’s murder, his squad gathered at Demen’s Landing Park to remember their fallen brother. 

They had another visitor that night...

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