The birds: ‘WQYK has kept them away’

As vultures circled my house overhead. And a flock of orioles foraged in the back yard later in the day. I wondered if they also read my story about the turkey vultures in downtown Tampa. By Jared Leone DOWNTOWN — Lisa Shasteen is toasting success. For years, turkey vultures lined the ledges of the Floridan … Continue reading The birds: ‘WQYK has kept them away’

Drywall deadline looming for homeowners

A little more on the issue of defective Chinese drywall: Deadline is Dec. 2 for homeowners to be part of Chinese drywall class-action suit By Jared Leone TALLAHASSEE – The clock is ticking for Florida homeowners who want to be part of a class-action lawsuit against a manufacturer believed to be a source of defective … Continue reading Drywall deadline looming for homeowners

The silent, smelly home killer

Heard about defective Chinese drywall? I researched the issue for several months. Versions of the story ran throughout Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. Here is some of what I found out: Defective drywall transforms South Tampa dream home into disaster By Jared Leone SOUTH TAMPA - Jennifer C. Loader thought she was remodeling her Spartan home … Continue reading The silent, smelly home killer