Friday, May 10, 2013
The president of the Clearwater Neighborhoods Coalition reacts to potential plans to bring nearly $600,000 in improvements to Pier 60 Park, which includes more than half of the cost for a sandcastle playground structure.
The following was submitted to Patch by Carl Schrader, president of the Clearwater Neighborhoods Coalition: The Clearwater Neighborhoods Coalition became aware of the Pier 60 Park playground expansion at our September 12, 2011 meeting when a city employee presented this information to us. Since grant funds were going to be used, which is sometimes the case with capital projects; the grant conferring agency required a public presentation. Our organization is frequently the audience for these types of presentations so this was not unusual. During the presentation the speaker was interrupted on more than one instance by audience members made up of neighborhood representatives. The concern was that there were other parks that needed …
Monday, July 2, 2012
Red light cameras have come to Clearwater, hear what candidates have to say at the Clearwater Neighborhoods Coalition judicial and sheriff forum, a gallon of regular unleaded gas is $3.05 and more is going on in Clearwater Monday, July 2.
1. Weather: What a difference a week makes. Check out some of our pics from Debby's destruction last week. For today, expect a sunny day with a high near 89, according to the National Weather Service. 2. Cheap gas: Start the week off right with a tank of the cheapest gas in town. Fill up for $3.05 for a gallon of regular unleaded at Hess, 12550 49th St., according to tampagasprices.com. Find more cheap gas and traffic updates using our "Commute" tab. 3. Traffic: Red light cameras have come to Clearwater. The city is issuing warnings through the month if you run a red light at the intersection of Belcher Road and Gulf to Bay and downtown at Chestnut and Ft. Harrison Avenue. After that expect a $158 ticket. 4. Politics: Sheriff and …
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Sheriff and judicial candidates will talk about their qualifications for the elected positions they seek at the July 2 Clearwater Neighborhoods Coalition meeting.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Mayoral and city council candidates George Cretekos, Doreen DiPolito and Jay Polglaze spoke on local business, Scientology and economic development at the Clearwater Neighborhoods Coalition forum.
Mayoral candidate George Cretekos and councilmembers-elect Doreen DiPolito and Jay Polglaze shared their thoughts on attracting businesses to the city, their relationship with the Church of Scientology and how to spur stalled developments at the Clearwater Neighborhoods Coalition candidate forum Monday night. While the chair behind mayoral candidate Christine Marketos-Cuomo’s name placard sat vacant, about 100 residents including community leaders and current and former elected officials were in attendance at the forum, held at the Salvation Army on Druid Road. Many have questioned the seeming secrecy of the enigmatic political newcomer and had hoped to see the mayoral candidate. However, Marketos said in an email that she already had an …