Friday, September 26, 2014

St. Petersburg woman completes 81-day walk to Niagara Falls


St. Petersburg woman completes 81-day walk to Niagara Falls


A 22-year-old St. Petersburg woman has completed a 1,300-mile solo walk from her home in Pinellas County to Niagara Falls, New York. The Niagara Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1rlO1Ku ) reports that Therese Simoneau of Clearwater on Wednesday finished her ...


Soccer-St Petersburg flying Russia's football flag


MOSCOW, Sept 25 (Reuters) - St Petersburg lost its right to be called Russia's capital in March 1918 after the Bolsheviks came to power, but Russia's second city can still lay claim to being the country's footballing capital. The game was first played ...


VA secretary McDonald to visit St. Pete office


Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, will visit the VA’s St. Petersburg Regional Office on Wednesday, according to the president of the union representing workers there. McDonald will visit the office, the nation’s busiest claims center, to ...


CareFest St. Pete Set for Saturday


St. Petersburg residents plan to roll up their sleeves Saturday and get dirty for a good cause as the annual CareFest gets under way. This year’s event focuses on 77 projects throughout the city and is expected to pull in more than 1,500 volunteers ...


St Petersburg flying Russia's football flag


MOSCOW (Reuters) - St Petersburg lost its right to be called Russia's capital in March 1918 after the Bolsheviks came to power, but Russia’s second city can still lay claim to being the country’s footballing capital. The game was first played there in ...


St. Petersburg scientists say there might be water on planet in Alpha Centauri system


Astronomers from the Pulkovo Observatory in St. Petersburg have discovered a new planet near Alpha Centauri, the closest star to the sun. They announced their discovery at the Journees-2014 scientific conference. Although the planet is not visible from a ...



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