Sunday, December 2, 2012
Did you or your family run in the Frenchy's Tiki 5K Beer Run And Phinley's Holiday 10K in Clearwater on Saturday? Add your photos here!
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Did you or your family run in the Frenchy's Tiki 5K Beer Run And Phinley's Holiday 10K on Saturday in Clearwater? Patch was there! Seven Patch editors and one of our advertising managers took up organizer Suzanne Henslee's fitness challenge and ran in the holiday race at Bright House Field. Check out the attached photo gallery to see Patchers in action. If you took photos of your own, be sure to add them! Just click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button in green.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Authorities say Tommy Mitchell talked his way into the Clearwater woman's home last month, pushed her to the floor took and money from her. The homeless man was captured over the weekend in St. Petersburg.
The suspect in an August home invasion in which an 89-year-old Clearwater woman was robbed and shoved to the floor, has been captured, authorities said Monday. Tommy Mitchell, 42, was arrested by the St. Petersburg Police Department on Saturday after officers were notified by Clearwater detectives that he was staying in the area. A St. Petersburg Police officer made contact with Mitchell, who is homeless, on another case and arrested him, officials said. Clearwater detectives added charges of home invasion (two counts), burglary, battery on a person 65 or older (two counts) and tampering with a witness. Clearwater Police said Mitchell targeted the woman on Aug. 1, approaching her outside her home in the 100 block of Orangeview Avenue and …
Saturday, December 4, 2010
County and city officials toured the newly named Pinellas Safe Harbor Shelter on Friday. It is expected to ease the number of homeless living in downtown St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Largo.
Concrete floors gleamed and the large dormitory rooms smelled like fresh paint and disinfectant, as the doors on the newly named Pinellas Safe Harbor shelter opened Friday to the public for tours. Located next to the Pinellas County Jail, the 500-bed Clearwater facility will be the largest homeless shelter in the Tampa Bay region when it starts operating Jan. 1, 2011. St. Petersburg, Largo, Clearwater and Pinellas Park are among the communities that see the county shelter as a possible solution to easing their problems with homelessness. Pinellas Safe Harbor, which most recently was used as a jail annex, also is expected to be a clearinghouse for social services to link adults with mental health care, addiction treatment, housing and …