Friday, December 28, 2012
The third phase of the Druid Trail project lengthens the route more than a mile with connections to the Pinellas Trail and Glen Oaks Park.
Clearwater bikers, runners and rollerbladers soon will have another route to the beach, parks and Pinellas Trail. Crews start work soon to lengthen Druid Trail more than a mile, with connections to Pinellas Trail and Glen Oaks Park. The work is expected to take 180 days. The first two parts of the trail are in place. So far, the route runs from Clearwater Beach to East Avenue downtown. The third phase of the project starts at Turner Street and East Avenue and ends at Glen Oaks Park, with a connection at the Pinellas Trail. Here is how the route increases: Crews will build a 1,620-foot-long, eight-foot-wide asphalt trail along the north side of Turner Street from the Pinellas Trail to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue. Another 830-foot, …
Monday, October 22, 2012
A 16-year-old black male teen is the victim in a neighborhood shooting off Pinellas Trail in north Clearwater Sunday night, according to authorities. The teen is at Bayfront Medical Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A Dunedin teen is injured after a Clearwater neighborhood shooting near Pinellas Trail on Sunday night, Clearwater Police report. The 16-year-old black male was found at a residence on Minnesota Drive, off of Fairmont Avenue, about a block off the Pinellas Trail in Clearwater, around 10:25 p.m. He was airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center, but as of Monday morning, his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, Clearwater authorities said. Clearwater authorities said the victim was not able to provide a suspect description and possible witnesses at the scene are not being cooperative. The investigation is ongoing.
Monday, April 9, 2012
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office has some suggestions for staying safe on the Pinellas Trail, after a man was robbed Saturday evening.
A man robbed Saturday evening along the Pinellas Trail has authorities offering tips to users of the former rail line that stretches from St. Petersburg to Tarpon Springs. Alexander Kudelich, 53, told Pinellas County Sheriff's Deputies that two black teenage boys knocked him off his bicycle, then made off with it after 8 p.m. Saturday on a stretch of the trail near Weaver Park and Wilson Street in Dunedin. Kudelich chased the boys for a couple blocks and also yelled for someone to call police. A person at a Douglas Avenue address called 911 about the incident at 8:26 p.m., according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded with a canine unit, but it was unable to track the suspects. Kudelich was not injured during the …