Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Ponce del Leon Boulevard is shut down between Varona Street and Clearwater Largo Road, officials said Tuesday afternoon. The Pinellas Trail is also affected.
Several roads in Belleair were shut down Tuesday afternoon because of a "hazmat incident" involving a garbage truck, officials said. The incident occurred at 1075 Ponce de Leon Blvd., according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, which was assisting Belleair Police with the closures. Ponce de Leon is closed between Varona Street and Clearwater Largo Road. The Pinellas Trail is also closed from Rosery Road to Ponce de Leon while cleanup occurs, officials said. Stay with Largo Patch or sign up for our free email newsletter for updates to this story.
Friday, November 9, 2012
The swim, bike and run Land Rover TriRock Clearwater Triathlon race is set for Sunday, Nov. 11.
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- Jared Leone
Friday, November 9, 2012
Running, swimming, biking and rocking. Participants and spectators of the Land Rover TriRock Clearwater Triathlon will fill the streets, beach and Gulf of Mexico for the inaugural race Sunday. The race is a musical marathon with live bands along the swim, bike and run courses as well as a post-race party and concert. The race features a beach start and open water swim near Pier 60, a bike ride through the beaches and downtown Clearwater and a run along south beach and over the Memorial Causeway Bridge. It starts at 6:50 a.m. with sprint and intermediate distance events as well as a three-person triathlon relay. The sprint race includes a 500-meter swim, 12-mile bike ride and three mile run. The intermediate course includes a 1,500-meter …
Monday, September 10, 2012
John D. Stanton III, facing jail time for failing to pay his ex-wife millions in support, was caught by U.S. marshals Friday in Orlando, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
A fugitive Belleair millionaire was tracked down and arrested last week in Orlando after he failed to pay his ex-wife millions in support, the Tampa Bay Times reports. John D. Stanton III, who according to the newspaper once claimed a net worth of $269 million, was caught by U.S. marshals Friday afternoon at a Fairfield Inn in Orlando. Stanton, 63, the former president of a Seffner building supplies company, was being held without bail at the Orange County jail, the Times reports. "He is expected to be transported by Monday to Hillsborough, where a judge sentenced him to six months in jail in absentia for failing to pay his wife $6 million in support," according to the Times story. Read more about Stanton's capture in the Times.