5 Things to Know: Feb 13

Rock 'n' Roll Half-Marathon, Shooting at Church, Business Listings, Patch Newsletter and Valentine's Day ideas are five things you need to know today.

1. Yesterday, more than 8,000 runners braved the unusually cool Florida temperatures to compete in the . The early-morning run was capped by a performance by rapper Flo Rida. Two of Patch's own, Gulfport Patch editor Cherlene Willis and Dunedin Patch editor Katie Dolac, took part in the race. Go Patch!

2. On Sunday a local church was in shock after at Grace Connection Church. Three men were inspecting a gun inside a church closet when the gun fired. The bullet went through the closet door and struck 20-year-old Hannah Kelley in the head. Kelley was rushed to Bayfront Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. 

3. St. Petersburg businesses, have you ? If not, go to your listing under 'places' and click 'claim your listing'. It's free, easy and the best way to stay connected with your community in St. Petersburg. Have a question? Can't find your business? Please email Old Northeast Patch editor William Mansell at William.Mansell@Patch.com

4. Do you subscribe to the Old Northeast Patch Newsletter? Each morning we'll send you an email with the top local stories straight to your inbox. Not signed up? Scroll to the bottom of any page on Patch, click "newsletters" beneath the "goodies" title. Then, enter your email address to receive the Patch newsletter.

5. Tuesday is Valentine's Day. Patch is looking for suggestions on the best Valentine's Day date spots in St. Petersburg. Where is the best place for dinner? Best flower shop? We want to hear from you.  


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