Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Palm Harbor man killed walking across U.S. 19

pALM hARBOR

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.

clearwater

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.

palm harbor

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]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Rick and Tom podcast: Bucs' Gerald McCoy frustrated with disrepectful fans

    Bucs

    Rick Stroud and Tom Jones discuss Gerald McCoy's latest comments on disrespectful fans who attack his teammates, Donald Trump, protests by Desean Jackson and Mike Evans, and his respect for the …

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (93) warms up before an NFL game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
  2. Tampa heading into several tough budget years

    Local Government

    TAMPA — Less pain now, more pain later.

    The Tampa City Council will hold a final public hearing on the proposed 2018 city budget and property tax rate at 5 p.m. Thursday on the third floor of Old City Hall, 315 E Kennedy Blvd.
  3. The Daystarter: Rick vs. Rick 2.0 tonight; Bucs' McCoy says some fans cross line; Trump associate to testify; helicopter crashes onto Odessa roof

    News

    Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today.

     

    Rescuers respond to a crash of a small helicopter on the roof of a home in the Odessa area on Monday. [Hillsborough County Fire Rescue]
  4. No toll lanes north of downtown Tampa in three of four interstate proposals

    Transportation

    TAMPA — Express lanes may not be coming to downtown Tampa after all. Or at least not to the stretch of Interstate 275 that goes north through Bearss Avenue.

    Seminole Heights resident Kimberly Overman discusses the new interstate options with V.M. Ybor resident Chris Vela (left), Hillsborough County Commissioner Pat Kemp and HNTB consultant Chloe Coney during a Tampa Bay Express meeting Monday night at the Barrymore Hotel. [CAITLIN JOHNSTON  |  Times]
  5. Trump associate Roger Stone to talk to House panel in Russia probe

    Nation

    WASHINGTON — The House intelligence panel will interview two of President Donald Trump's associates behind closed doors this week as congressional committees step up their investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

    Roger Stone talks to reporters outside a courtroom in New York this past March. The House intelligence panel will interview Stone behind closed doors Tuesday as congressional committees step up their investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Fformer Trump staffer Boris Epshteyn also will talk to the House panel. [Associated Press]