Wednesday, September 24, 2014

HCA will close St. Petersburg's Edward White Hospital, citing low revenues


HCA will close St. Petersburg's Edward White Hospital, citing low revenues


ST. PETERSBURG — Nearly 40 years after opening its doors, Edward White Hospital will close in November amid another year of empty beds and a multimillion-dollar shortfall. It will be the first Florida hospital to close since the 2012 shut down of A.G ...


St. Pete Transforms Into A Canvas for Modern Art


“If the general public is not keen to become familiar with contemporary art, then contemporary art itself will take the first step.” This is the motto for the staff at the international art organization CEC ArtsLink, which organized the third annual ...


'Imagining La Florida' exhibit comes to St. Petersburg


In their latest exhibition “Imagining La Florida,” open through March 1, the St. Petersburg Museum of History wants to spread some truth. "It tells the story of an American History from a whole different vantage point," says Rui Farias, the Executive ...


St. Petersburg man swims 20-mile Catalina Island to California route


Chris Burke didn't know what to expect when he walked into the water off Catalina Island shortly before midnight on Monday. "There's a lot that goes through your mind," said the 52-year-old contractor from St. Petersburg. "You know you are going to have to ...


St. Pete hospital closing by November


St. Petersburg, Florida -- Open since 1976, Edward White Hospital in St. Petersburg is closing. The company that owns the hospital, HCA Healthcare, announced that Edward White will cease operations by Nov. 24 and cites too many open hospital beds as the ...


St. Pete PD says a hundred scooters were stolen over the summer, averaging almost one theft per day


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla - Close to 100 scooters were stolen in St. Pete over the summer prompting police to hand out free locks Tuesday morning. Police say the spike in thefts was so bad, they were averaging one theft per day. In August, they noted 24 ...


After alarming rise in scooter thefts prompts lock giveaway in St. Petersburg


Teens yank the wheel of a scooter to one side, pop the cover to the electrical compartment, fiddle with some wires, and — vroom, vroom —-- they have a fresh set of wheels. The rudimentary plot is what St. Petersburg police say is fueling an alarming ...



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