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St. Pete’s Acheson-Mackey Home gets local historic designation

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The St. Petersburg City Council unanimously approved an ordinance providing local historic designation of a home located at 3900 9th Street North known as the Acheson-Mackey Home. Allendale Terrace creator Cade B. Allen built the stone residence in 1931. The home stands today as Allen’s most defining work. Real estate developer Nick Ekonomou now owns the home. He had initially been opposed to local historic designation. Instead the Allendale Crime Watch Association filed a third party application to designate the home…

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District 4 candidate Pamella Settlegoode announces plan for summer youth employment

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Nothing like announcing a plan about Summer Jobs on Labor Day weekend. Here’s Pamella Settlegoode’s press release: Pamella Settlegoode, candidate for District 4 City Council, unveiled the first of a series of strategies designed to rebuild and revitalize St. Petersburg. The strategy released today is for a program designed to offer jobs funded by the city to local teenagers during the summer months, allowing them to receive training, skills and experience in government or business when out of school. “I’ve…

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