STARLIGHT TOWER St Pete Beach Florida

Starlight Tower St Pete Beach Pinellas County FloridaStarlight Tower - January 2007 Starlight Express

Starlight Tower St Pete Beach Florida

 

|    Starlight Tower Home     | Starlight News  |     Volunteers    |     Sitemap     |     News    |
  For Owners

 

For Your Eyes Only

  Site Related
  Privacy Policy
  Terms of Use
  Disclaimers
  Archives
  About the Building
  History
  Starlight Tower
  2012 Pool Renovation
  Swimming Pool
  Parking Lot
  Shuffleboard Tournament
  Beach Walk
  Gulf of Mexico
  Sunrise pictures
  Sunset on the beach
  Photo Gallery 1
  Photo Gallery 2
  About St. Pete Beach
  St Pete Beach
  St Pete Beach Classic
  Museums / Art Galleries
  Literary Speaking...
  The Thinker
  The Kiss
  Divine Comedy
  The Gates of Hell
  The Gates of Paradise
  Poetry
  Artists Corner
  Unusual Starlighters
  A Mayor among us
  Pirate of the Caribbean
  Marathon runner
  Master and Commander
  Trivia & Fun Stuff
  Halloween
  St Patrick's Day
 

Horoscope Zodiac Astrology

  Welcoming the New Year
  Newsletter
 

The Current Newsletter will keep you informed for all recent news related to our properties. Find past issues on the Archives section.

 

Coming Features

 

Cooking & Recipes - Antiques - Weddings -

Honeymoons and Travel to: Europe - Asia - North & South Africa plus stories and pictures of Countries visited: Greece - Italy -

Yugoslavia - France -

Spain - England - Turkey -

Romania - Egypt - Libya with tips how to enjoy your vacation and stay out of trouble.

  General
  Links Local
  National
   

 


About The Starlight Express


The very First Issue of  Starlight Express Newsletter was created by the Editor and Chief Pat Ifft on February 29, 1992 and since then is maintained and produced monthly by her for 17 years! All Starlighter's owe immense gratitude to Pat in keeping them informed with all happenings good and bad. 

 

Thank You Pat

Starlight Express

January 8, 2007
Editor – Pat Ifft
Email:
eifft@tampabay.rr.com

Webmaster - Louisa Simos
webmaster@staright-tower.com
Starlight Tower St Pete Beach January 2007 Newsletter Starlight Express

Starlight Tower St Pete Beach January 2007 Newsletter Starlight Express

 

If you’ve been in touch with people up north, they are amazed at the mild winter weather. Montreal has the same temperature as Vancouver, Buffalo and Detroit the same as Charlotte, and Chicago the same as Oklahoma City. Ski resorts are singing the blues everywhere in the northeast…….in the Western New York ski region they can’t even make snow because of all the rain. At the other end of the spectrum, Denver is snowed in again. It’s as though a divide was inserted in the USA and any place east of the Mississippi is a designated “no snow” zone. Here in Paradise, we have had some pretty gloomy days, and very warm temps. No danger of over exposure to the sun. But of course, our gloom never lasts and the sun’ll come out……tomorrow. Someone should write a song!

There is little to report at this stage of the building refurbishment process. Various contracts are in the hands of the Association attorney for her review.  Optimistically, work on the building could begin as soon as late this month.  Realistically, it will be sometime in the spring. In order to conduct the business necessary to bring the work to fruition, the Board will hold special meetings on

January 10, 17 and 24th, (all Wednesdays);  and February 8 (a Thursday); all at 7 p.m. There will be a regular meeting of the Board on Thursday, January 18

at 7 p.m.  Please plan to attend as many of these sessions as possible.  And the Annual Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 13.  You will receive a mailing with all the information you will need.

 

Doug Joy, Apartment 407, is the president pro tem of the Board of Directors. Doug hails from Detroit, where he was professor of Sociology at Eastern Michigan University and the University of Detroit. He has two daughters, and his wife is a teacher in Detroit. Doug acquired his real estate license several years ago, and owns an apartment building in Detroit, near Wayne State University, his alma mater. Doug will be a candidate for the new board. His message to Starlighters: “We are all part of the community of Starlight. Let’s go out of our way to be accommodating to others.”

Speaking of the Board…The current Board is: Doug Joy; Maggie Dickinson; Al Stucko; Bill Wales; Hugh McGuigan; Edel Quinn; and Lynn Dopp. The deadline for submitting your name for the Board has passed. There are nine candidates for the Board, which mean there will be an election. The new Board will be seated immediately after the annual meeting, February 13.


 


Fire Department Regulations


If you are unable to walk down the stairs in case of an emergency, call the St. Pete Beach Fire Department (363-9207) and register with them. This way they will know who they have to evacuate in case of emergencies.
 

 

 

Thanks to Hugh

Starlight Tower St Pete Beach January 2007 Newsletter Starlight ExpressThis is an appropriate place to thank Hugh McGuigan for his long years of service to Starlight. Hugh moved here in 1986 from Long Island where he was Superintendent of Schools at Port Washington Union Free School District. He has served on our Board for most of his years here, many as President. In Hugh’s words:

“Twenty years of active service is enough for anyone. I believe that it is time for newer and/or younger people to assume responsibility and bring new ideas before us. Of course I will help any Board member who asks for assistance. Thank you for your many years, weeks, and days of support and best wishes to our new President.”

Thank you, Hugh, for your long years of devotion to Starlight Tower.
 

 


News of our people


Welcome to new Starlight owner, Jack Errigo in Apt. 401.
Welcome back some “snowless” birds…………….
Jim and Verna Murphy in 405; Charles and Anne Prokop in 202; Jack and Joan Carlock in 502; and Denis and Ursula O’Connor in 304; Evangelos and Louisa Simos in 908; John and Sheila Somogyi in 806, Don and Edith Schneider in 802; Bill and Marty Dunn in 403.

Our sincere sympathy to Jack and Joan Carlock on the death of their grandson.

Good wishes for a quick return to health to Paul Reardon, Apt. 1002, after surgery.

 

 

And heartfelt birthday wishes to these Valentine-month folks:

Starlight Tower St Pete Beach January 2007 Newsletter Starlight ExpressFay Bowers, John Lino and Joe Piplica on the 5th; Sophie Bryk on the 6th; Betty Gibson on the 15th; Al Stucko on the 17th; Frank Montague on the 19th; Virginia Machado on the 22nd; Coleen Story and Gail Dolphin on the 24th; and Paul Spencer on the 28th

 


  President's Annual Reports
  2012 Annual Report
  2011 Annual Report
  2010 Annual Report
  2009 Annual Report
  2008 Annual Report
  The RESTORATION
  Important Alert!
December Report
October Restoration report
Damaged T-Groin Video
  July Restoration Report
 

Board's Report

 

Engineer's Report

 

Restoration Pictures

  West wall Gulf side
 

What Color Gulf Fence?

  Board Related
  CORBOD
 

Board of Directors

 

Elections 2007

 

The Candidates

   
  Starlight Tower
   
 

Starlight Tower

   
  Starlight Tower
 

 

 

Starlight Tower

 

The site's mission

 

The Starlight Tower's website mission (which was voluntary created and is maintained by one of the owners) is to keep informed absent Starlighters of all important issues and events taking place in our property. Is nourished continuously with fresh information generously provided by resident fellow Starlighters and not only offers a private meeting place for owners but is helpful to the public regarding local events taking place in our town St. Pete Beach Pinellas County Florida as well as attractions, accommodations and places of interest to families, couples and  individuals.

 

Please e-mail your textual and multimedia materials for inclusion in our website to Louisa Simos:

webmaster@starlight-tower.com

  Molon Lave                                                                                                                              Semper Fidelis

Copyright 2006-2015 www.starlight-tower.com All rights reserved.
Co-op's Physical Address: Starlight Tower, Inc., 7000 Beach Plaza, St Pete Beach, Florida 33706 Office Tel: 727-360-8820