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2012 Judicial Forum is today at Dunedin Highland Middle School


Judges will attend forum for students

Four local judges will be in attendance at noon today for the 2012 Judicial Forum at Dunedin Highland Middle School, 70 Patricia Ave. The forum, which originated in the 1990s, is designed to motivate at-risk middle and high school students. One of the program's goals is to introduce students to the workings of the justice system. Joining 6th Judicial Circuit Judge Michael Andrews will be Pinellas County Judge James Pierce, Pasco County Judge Debra Roberts and Circuit Judge Patrice Moore. Before the forum, the Youth Development Initiative will host a Teen Summit at 10 a.m. at the same site. For more information, call (727) 442-5550.

Teens can apply for volunteer work

It's time for teens to apply for volunteer work with Dunedin's summer camp programs. Those ages 13 to 17 will work with adult mentors to earn community service hours and gain team building, leadership and communication skills. Participants must be able to attend training, then eight weeks of work between June 11 and Aug. 17. Applications, available at the Dunedin Community Center or online at, are due by April 4. An interview is also required. Contact Jan Sebald, teen leadership coordinator, at (727) 812-4540.


2 taken to hospital after house fire

Firefighters were called to a house fire Friday morning at 1151 Alma St., off Missouri Avenue south of Lakeview Road. All three of the home's occupants were out of the house when firefighters arrived, and the fire was already out. Two people were transported to a hospital to be checked for smoke inhalation — a 56-year-old woman and a 53-year-old man. The cause of the fire was under investigation.


Touch-a-Truck event is today

The 2012 Touch-a-Truck event will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the 100 block of E Lemon Street. The event is part of the city's 125th anniversary celebration and will include a ribbon-cutting for Lemon Street, a special cake marking the 15th anniversary of the Lemon Street Library, a writer's workshop and a yoga session. The celebration will continue Sunday with the 125th Anniversary Tea from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Heritage Museum in Craig Park.

Palm Harbor

Register now for summer camps

Registration is under way for summer camps through Palm Harbor Parks and Recreation. Camps range from sports to dance to outdoor adventures. A complete listing of camps — including descriptions, dates, times and costs — is available at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. For details, call (727) 771-6000.

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