Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Hernando community events

ANESTHESIA COURSE FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS: The corporate training department at Pasco-Hernando Community College will offer a new course in certification for local anesthesia for licensed dental hygienists from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 10 to 13 at the PHCC West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey.

The Florida Legislature recently passed a bill permitting registered dental hygienists to administer local anesthesia in dental offices, under direct supervision.

Tuition is $1,495. Class size is limited to 50 students. The registration deadline is noon Jan. 7. Call (727) 816-3123 or send email to corporatetraining@phcc.edu. PHCC will be closed Friday through Jan. 1 for winter break.

DOG DAY AT THE BEACH: The Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department will host its next Bark Island event from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Alfred A. McKethan Park, 10800 Pine Island Drive, Pine Island.

Dogs and their owners are welcome to play and enjoy the beach. Pets be current with their vaccinations, and tags must be provided. Owners are responsible for picking up after their pets and should have a leash on hand.

The cost is $7 per car or walk-up patron. To register or for information, call (352) 754-4031. Additional Bark Island events will be on Jan. 12 and 26, Feb. 9 and 23 and March 2 and 9.

Hernando community events 12/11/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 7:56pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. USF hoops to play at Indiana in November

    Blogs

    The USF men's basketball team is set to get an early test from a Big Ten powerhouse in non-conference play next season.

  2. Last steel beam marks construction milestone for Tom and Mary James' museum

    Growth

    ST. PETERSBURG — Tom and Mary James on Wednesday signed their names to the last steel beam framing the 105-ton stone mesa that will be built at the entrance of the museum that bears their name: the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art.

    The topping-out ceremony of the James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art was held Wednesday morning in downtown St. Petersburg. Mary James (from left), husband Tom and Mayor Rick Kriseman signed the final beam before it was put into place. When finished, the $55 million museum at 100 Central Ave. will hold up to 500 pieces of the couple's 3,000-piece art collection. [Courtesy of James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art]
  3. Florida's school grades improve as educators get the hang of a new system

    Testing

    Following a trend, Florida's school grades showed strong gains in the third year after the state changed its grading formula and the standardized tests that students take every year.

    After finding out earlier Wednesday that her school went from a low C to an A,  Bear Creek Elementary principal Willette Houston celebrates with her students in the YMCA After School program at the school in St. Petersburg. Houston is giving a high five to rising fifth grader Jonaven Viera. Rising 4th grader Jonathan Cafaro is in foreground with his back to camera. [CHERIE DIEZ   |   Times]
  4. Tampa Bay woman, 11-year-old boy had sex up to 20 times the year their baby was born, detectives say.

    Crime

    TAMPA — A woman sexually battered an 11-year-old Brandon boy, got pregnant and raised the baby for three years before a tip led to her arrest, Hillsborough County sheriff's officials said.

    Marissa Mowry, now 25,  had sex as many as 20 times in 2014 with a boy who was 11 when he impregnated her, Hillsborough County detectives allege. [Photo courtesy of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office]
  5. Heights Public Market to host two Tampa Bay food trucks

    Business

    TAMPA — The Heights Public Market announced the first two food trucks for its "rotating stall," which will feature new restaurants every four months. Surf and Turf and Empamamas will be rolled out first.

    Heights Public Market is opening this summer inside the Tampa Armature Works building.
[SKIP O'ROURKE   |   Times file photo]