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Monday, April 29, 2013
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Patch Audience Engagement Editor will hold office hours Wednesday at The Witch's Brew.
Hello, We may not know each other, but I want to get to know you. Yes, it's all about you, the Patch user who finds that his or her passion lives here on Palm Harbor Patch. I'm Charles Schelle, who is taking the role of the Audience Engagement Editor to help you find exciting ways to use our site, highlight your awesome submissions to Patch and if something goes awry with the system, I'm here to help, too. We're trying something new to see how the community responds. Don't worry—Palm Harbor Patch Editor Sunde Farquhar isn't going anywhere. She is still covering the Palm Harbor news you come to expect from Sunde. I invite you to come say hello and catch me up on all things Palm Harbor. I'll also be available to show you how to blog on …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Palm Harbor residents can expect to see more law enforcement on the roads through New Year’s Day.
With the long New Year’s weekend kicking off, the Florida Highway Patrol and other local law enforcement agencies aim to make their presence known. FHP is participating in National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month activities, and troopers want to remind motorists to take care behind the wheel. “New Year’s is a party-type holiday,” Sgt. Steve Gaskins acknowledged. “We want to remind people that even during your celebrations you have to make plans ahead of time. We don’t want to mix alcohol and motor vehicles.” Gaskins suggests that anyone going out this weekend or on Monday, which is New Year’s Eve, come up with a plan to get home safely. “Plan for a designated driver, party at home or plan to party at places where you don’t have …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
New Patch reader? Welcome. Let us introduce ourselves.
If the winds of Tropical Storm Debby blew you into Palm Harbor Patch, you might be wondering what Patch is all about. Well, when we’re not out reporting original stories and aggregating information from other news sources to keep you informed about dangerous weather conditions, we’re working to bring you the stories that matter most to the community. There are 19 Patch sites in the Bay area, and all have experienced journalists at the helm. Our team of local and regional editors is committed to reporting on what’s important to our readers, from crime and politics to highlighting the accomplishments of local students, business owners and volunteers. Want to know when that road construction in your neighborhood will be complete? Want to find…
Sunday, June 10, 2012
In case you didn't see them, here's a recap of some of the top stories on Palm Harbor Patch from June 3 - June 9.
1) Scott, Obama Administrations Square Off in Voter Roll Battle Florida’s effort to remove noncitizen voters from its rolls is under federal scrutiny. 2) Library, Parks & Rec Officials Fight to Reduce Budget Cuts Continued decreases in funding could result in more reductions in staff and operating hours, according to facility directors. 3) New 'Beach Hazard' Alerts in Effect The National Weather Service has a new alert system to keep beachgoers safe. 4) Hurricane Andrew: 20 Years Ago This year marks the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. Here are a few facts about Hurricane Andrew courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau. 5) New Shop Capitalizing on Hockey Craze 2nd Time Sports, a sporting goods store on U.S. 19, specializes in new and used…
Sunday, June 3, 2012
In case you didn't see them, here's a look at the top stories on Palm Harbor Patch from May 27-June 2
1) Amazing Show of Generosity During Canned Food Drive We were astounded at the generosity of people in Palm Harbor during our canned food drive. The Lucky Dill Deli donated a whopping 936 lbs. of food. 2) Palm Harbor Students Win Scholarships in Competition About 1,800 people watched juniors and seniors from local high schools compete in the ninth annual Walker Rising Stars scholarship competition last week at Ruth Eckerd Hall. 3) Most Talked-About Stories on Patch We just celebrated our 1st anniversary and thought it would be an appropriate time to take a look back at some of our "Greatest Hits"; stories that sparked passionate debates, stories that were heartwarming, and stories that were just plain outrageous. 4) Pinellas County …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Humans, monkeys, apes, alligators, birds, ducks, turtles, snakes and a goat celebrated Palm Harbor Patch's first birthday at one of the most fun places in our community, the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary.
What a great yeat it's been! Palm Harbor Patch celebrated its first anniversary with a birthday bash at the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary Saturday, May 26. We had lots of fun meeting our readers and monkeying around with the residents at the sanctuary. We even got to hold a huge boa constrictor…. eek gad! Thanks so much to all of you who stopped by to celebrate with us. Be sure to check out our great photos! Read some of the most popular stories from the first year of Palm Harbor Patch
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Watch for the big green Patch RV Thursday! We'll be making our way through Palm Harbor collecting canned food and handing out cool freebies at each stop.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas McCoun says it's up to the state courts to decide if former Pinellas Sheriff Jim Coats violated the constitutional rights of cafe owners when he shut their cafes down.