Storm Surge Warning for Pinellas

Pinellas County is under a Storm Surge Warning. Potential Tropical Cyclone 16 is expected to bring heavy rain, gusty winds and possible storm surge to the Tampa Bay area Friday night into Saturday. If it develops into a tropical or subtropical storm later today, it will be called Nestor. Do you know the difference between... Continue Reading →

From our President

President’s Letter for October Hello Neighbors, Cooler weather is just around the corner and so is our first General Meeting of the 2019-2020 board. We hope as many of you as possible can attend. To piggyback on the last President’s Letter, this is your opportunity to bring your concerns or ideas to the membership. If... Continue Reading →

Ban smoking on the beaches?

Maderia Beach is the latest local community to consider banning smoking on Gulf beaches.  The City Commission heard evidence that cigarette butts are the "number one thing" that workers collect when they clean beaches. But as the City of Gulfport discovered when it attempted to ban smoking on the beach, Florida law took local government... Continue Reading →

Don’t fall for this

Recently the Sheriff’s Office says it has been contacted from scared citizens who have received phone calls from someone claiming to be with the Social Security Administration or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The caller claims that there is a warrant out for the person arrest and unless they send money immediately they will be... Continue Reading →

Kill the Iguanas?

The Florida Fish and Wildlife department says the state is heading for trouble unless it gets control over the increasing population of Green Iguanas.  USA Today reported: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which protects crocodiles and places strict guidelines on hunting deer, has put the scaly, yardlong-or-more creature also known as the green... Continue Reading →

Blue-Green Algae in Gulfport

Pinellas County has identified a bloom of Lyngbya, a blue-green algae, in an area of Gulfport and is advising citizens to avoid contact with it and keep their pets away. Pets can become sick from blue-green algae and Lyngbya can cause sore throats and watery eyes in people. Lyngbya can appear in lumps or mats... Continue Reading →

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