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  1. Elections supervisors offer scholarshipRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    College students registered to vote in Pinellas County could be eligible to earn a scholarship in 2015. The Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections, comprised of the 67 county supervisors, will award $1,200 scholarships to three qualified students in 2015.

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  2. Donations of used glasses neededRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Bethany Perissien has a collection box in the lobby of The Eye Institute of West Florida's office at 148 13th St. SW, Largo. Perissien is accepting donated used kids glasses and repurposing them for the less fortunate in Haiti.

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  3. Goodman, Red Cross partner for trainingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Goodman Group recently signed an agreement with the American National Red Cross to provide emergency training courses for employees at its 33 senior living and healthcare communities across the country. The training courses include adult and pediatric first aid with cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automatic external defibrillator, CPR/professional rescuer, and team first aid exercises.

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  4. $12.4 million housing project underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Housing Trust Group, or HTG, closed on the financing Dec. 12 of Whispering Palms Apartments, a $12.4 million, 63-unit affordable housing community targeting families in Largo and throughout Pinellas County. Construction has commenced on the 4.4-acre site located at 601 16th Ave. SE, just east of Seminole Boulevard in Largo.

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  5. Best of Largo - Mahajan Medical dedicated to patient careRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Mahajan Medical Center is a family practice run by a family that is dedicated to providing the best for their patients. Drs. Ranjan and Mira Mahajan claimed the office category in the inaugural 'Best of Largo' contest last month.

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  6. Pedestrian killed in crash on UlmertonRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A pedestrian attempting to cross Ulmerton Road Monday night was struck by a car and later died at a local hospital. According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, Donald Kenan, 44, of Largo was traveling westbound in the center lane of Ulmerton Road, approaching the intersection of 121st Street North about 8:16 p.m. The traffic signal was flashing yellow for Ulmerton Road traffic and flashing red for traffic on 121st Street North.

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  7. Animal Services hosts 'Home for the Holidays' campaignRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Animal Services once again hopes to make the holidays a little brighter for dogs in need of a good home this season by hosting a special 'Home for the Holidays' campaign. This year, SPCA Tampa Bay and Humane Society of Pinellas are joining Animal Services in the countywide campaign that would allow all shelter dogs find home during the holidays, either through adoption or fostering.

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  8. Redington Beach reacts to vandalismRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Vandals recently plied their trade in Friendship Park - a matter noted by Redington Beach Vice-Mayor Tom Dorgan at the Dec. 16 Town Commission meeting. Resident and community volunteer, Pete Rawlik, who attended the meeting, confirmed that one of a reindeer's ears and antlers had been broken off, requiring a new set of ears and antlers.

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  9. Freedom Square displays holiday miniaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    When her children were young, Virginia Lydon created treasured family memories by decorating their living room mantle with lighted holiday miniatures. They looked forward to their home display each year; it was just one more way to make the holiday special.

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  10. Light displays continue to brighten holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Holiday Lights in the Gardens runs through Dec. 31, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road in Largo. Most of the 2014 holiday events have come and gone, but seasonal light displays continue to shine through the end of the year and some welcome in 2015.

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  11. Bike patrol foils theft at WalmartRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Deputies assigned to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Policing Unit conducted a bike patrol at the new Seminole Walmart, 10237 Bay Pines Blvd., Friday, Dec. 19. The patrols are part of an effort by the sheriff's office to ensure the safety of shoppers and their merchandise during the holiday season. Three were arrested and a fourth was issued a notice to appear in connection with the theft of merchandise including a 39-inch television.

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  12. Juvenile finds parents deceased at homeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A teenage girl came home Dec. 18 to find her parents deceased from what appeared to be gunshot wounds, according to Largo police. At 2:33 p.m., police received a call about the incident from a utilities worker, whom the girl flagged down after the discovery.

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  13. Juvenile finds family members deceasedRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A juvenile girl came home Dec. 18 to find two of her family members deceased from what appears to be gunshot wounds, according to Largo police. At 2:33 p.m., police received a call about the incident from a utilities worker, whom the girl flagged down after the discovery.

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  14. APSCO Appliance files for Chapter 11Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    APSCO Appliance & TV Centers Inc. recently filed for Chapter 11 protection and retained Heritage Equity Partners to seek a buyer, partner, or investor for its family owned and operated chain of appliance stores in Pinellas County. Started in 1972 as an appliance service company, APSCO maintains its own factory trained and authorized parts and service department at its 2905 East Bay Drive location and has three showrooms, in Largo, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg, carrying a wide variety of appliances from brands such as GE and Whirlpool.

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  15. Largo man bikes entire length of FloridaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The journey over trails and unpaved paths of the Florida Divide mountain bike route took Charlie Kemp of Largo a little longer than expected. For about 868 miles, Kemp traversed across the Florida Scenic Trail, forest roads and the South Florida Water Management District levee system, using only a few paved roads to make his journey across the length of the state.

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  16. Operation Safe Steps nets resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Florida Sheriffs Task Force Chair, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri announced the results of 'Operation Safe Steps,' the Florida Sheriffs Task Force Fall operation, during a Dec. 8 press conference at the Administration Building in Largo. 'Operation Safe Steps' focused on pedestrian safety with the goal of reducing pedestrian injuries and deaths from traffic crashes through an education campaign directed at both pedestrians and motorists.

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  17. Santa and Mrs. Claus visit Florida Botanical GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Loren and Terrie Blesi, aka Santa and Mrs. Claus, visit with children, young and old, during Holiday Lights in the Gardens. The holiday season is a busy time of the year for many people.

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  18. Goodwill donation center opensRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A Goodwill attended donation center opened Dec. 3 at Indian Rocks Center, 12018 Indian Rocks Road, in Largo. This storefront donation center, next to Publix, replaces the popular Goodwill donation trailer that was formerly in the shopping center parking lot.

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  19. Kiwanis deliver presents to Bay PinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Kiwanians delivered clothing and toiletry items, purchased by the club and by individual members, to Bay Pines VA Center Dec. 11. These items will be wrapped by VA volunteers and be given to in-patient veterans as Christmas presents. There are a lot of opportunities to volunteer and help the veterans who served to protect our liberty and freedom, from bringing cards or gifts, reading to patients or even cooking meals for them at the state-of-the-art kitchen in their community room.

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  20. Best of Largo - Island Breeze Soups delivers healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Island Breeze Soups owner and chef Rocco Antonelli and sous chef Sheri Hewson stand in the shared kitchen space where they prepare the soups, salads and 'bites' that are sold in local farmer's markets across Tampa Bay. LARGO - A little over a year ago, Rocco Antonelli of Largo began to sell two soups at the Hyde Park Village Fresh Market: a pumpkin apple bisque and his now consistent best-seller, Thai chicken soup.

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