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Palm Harbor man killed walking across U.S. 19

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PEDESTRIAN killed TRYING TO cross u.s. 19

A man was killed Friday evening after he tried to cross U.S. 19 and was struck by a car. Without using a crosswalk, John Paul Guekunst, 41, tried to cross the highway near Highlands Boulevard when he walked into the path of a woman driving a Mitsubishi Eclipse, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Her car slammed into him. Guekunst, of Palm Harbor, died at the scene.

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Aging Well offers many activities

Clearwater's Aging Well Center, 1501 N Belcher Road, has a variety of activities to help keep older adults young at heart during December. All of the following are free. To sign up for an event or for more information, call (727) 724-3070.

Holiday Scrabble: Monday, 1 to 4 p.m. Get points for playing holiday-related words.

Living well support group: Tuesday, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Discussion group explores ideas for living well.

Legal matters: Wednesday, 1 to 2 p.m. Curtis Raven, Esq. offers answers to questions on reporting and rolling over retirement benefits, taxation of Social Security benefits, and other end-of-the-year tax issues. Call to register.

Pharmacist medication review: Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A pharmacist will evaluate your medication list during a private appointment to determine potential problems. Call to register.

Caroling karaoke: Dec. 19, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Refreshments and a holiday sing-a-long.

Comfort food class taught at library

Registration is under way for One Bite Comfort Foods, a cooking demonstration with French-trained chef Rita Fabula. Included in the demonstration will be comfort foods like steak and potatoes, turkey and pork chops with applesauce. It will be held at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Clearwater Beach Library, 69 Bay Esplanade. Call (727) 562-4970 or visit www.myclearwater.com/cpl.

Harbormaster Office moves

Clearwater's Harbormaster Office is open at its new location. The facility moved from the second floor to the ground level of the Clearwater Beach Marina, 25 Causeway Blvd. The new location includes 1,618 square feet of space and improves accessibility for customers and the general public. Residents are invited to stop by the new location Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Innisbrook hosts holiday gifts show

Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club is hosting a holiday gifts show today. The free event is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the resort, 36750 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. Shop for gifts handmade by members of the Creative Crafts Guild. Refreshments and raffle tickets will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Innisbrook Associate Scholarship Fund. For more information, go to visitinnisbrook.com or call (727) 942-2000.

Palm Harbor man killed walking across U.S. 19 12/08/12 [Last modified: Saturday, December 8, 2012 2:09pm]
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