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Board adopts Student Code of Conduct

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County School Board this week passed a Student Code of Conduct for the 2015-16 school year that outlines rules for attendance, makeup work, dress codes and other behavioral issues....
Published: 05/22/15
Railroad curbing Dade City crossing blockages

Railroad curbing Dade City crossing blockages

DADE CITY — Problems with CSX trains blocking city intersections for hours seems to be a thing of the past, Dade City officials say.
Published: 05/22/15
Ridgewood High gets $9,000 donation for cap and gown costs

Ridgewood High gets $9,000 donation for cap and gown costs

NEW PORT RICHEY — Out of 170 Ridgewood High seniors set to graduate, only about half of them might be able to afford the costs of graduation regalia, benefactors recently learned.
Published: 05/22/15
Forty-two years after her death, authorities ID missing teen

Forty-two years after her death, authorities ID missing teen

ST. PETERSBURG — A “Jane Doe” teenager buried in an unmarked St. Petersburg grave has her name back after 40 years.
Published: 05/22/15
Holiday man accused of killing dad moved to Pasco jail

Holiday man accused of killing dad moved to Pasco jail

Patrick Clarke Jr., suspected of fatally shooting his father at their Holiday home, has been moved to a Pasco County jail after his May 11 arrest in Key West.
Published: 05/22/15
Boy Scouts retire 262 flags in burning ceremony

Boy Scouts retire 262 flags in burning ceremony

TARPON SPRINGS — Boy Scout Troop 48 and Troop 106 from Tarpon Springs and Troop 60 from New Port Richey recently retired 262 American flags, 35 Greek flags, two Florida flags, and a Texas flag, Susan Riley reports as assistant scoutmaster Troo...
Published: 05/22/15
Youngsters face greatest risks of drowning

Youngsters face greatest risks of drowning

HUDSON — With the Memorial Day holiday weekend coming, water safety for children – and adults – will take on added importance, Julio Vega of Gills Family YMCA stressed Tuesday.
Published: 05/22/15
Pinellas transit officials weigh pros, cons of electric bus

Pinellas transit officials weigh pros, cons of electric bus

ST. PETERSBURG — The “bus of the tomorrow” made a stop at the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority headquarters Thursday, where transit, energy and environmental officials got a look at its modern-day possibilities and price tag....
Published: 05/22/15
Commission OKs $261,500 more for Rudge Road consultant

Commission OKs $261,500 more for Rudge Road consultant

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco commissioners reluctantly agreed to spend another $261,500 to extend the contract of the Washington, D.C., consulting firm assisting with the permit application for the Ridge Road Extension....
Published: 05/22/15

Veterans Alternative Therapy Center plans grand opening

HOLIDAY — With help from U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis and other leaders, Veterans Alternative Therapy Center will mark its grand opening on Memorial Day.
Published: 05/23/15