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Information available for digital television conversion


Here's help to deal with TV conversion

The public is invited to a program on digital television conversion presented by the Clearwater Amateur Radio Society at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Clearwater Fire Department Training Academy, 1716 N Belcher Road. The latest DTV information affecting the Tampa Bay are television market from the Society of Broadcast Engineers Chapter 39 and the Federal Communications Commission will be provided, as well as a hands-on demonstration of DTV. The actual DTV changeover is scheduled for 11:59 p.m. Feb. 17. For information call the FCC Consumer Center toll free at (888) 225-5322 or visit


Housing for seniors available

Prospect Towers of Clearwater, a nonprofit organization affiliated with Senior Citizen Services of Clearwater, provides housing for seniors, ages 62 and older on limited income. The facility, 801 Chestnut St., Clearwater, offers efficiencies and one-bedroom apartments. For applications and information, call Felicita Rosado, (727) 447-5701.


Put art into your life in the new year

Adult scholarships for classes at the Dunedin Fine Art Center are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No proof of income is required, but a statement of need is part of the single-page application. The next term begins Monday. For information, visit or call (727) 298-3322.


Hospice training starts Jan. 19

The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast is offering its Senior Companion Training program from Jan. 19-23. The program's goal is to improve quality of life and enable individuals to remain in their homes in lieu of moving to a care facility. Graduates of the program will be eligible for paid positions with local service providers. The sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily. For registration, call (727) 523-4100.

Pinellas deaths

Bonney, Earl G.

Bradley, Jack W.

Coates, Hartland M.

Cook, Keith L.

Craine, Rita D.

D'Arcangelo, Joseph

Fairbanks, Roger Lee

Friedman, Frances

Gill, John

Haas, James

Kirschbaum- Louis "Lou"

Kloster, Robert K.

Lynam, Robert J. S.

Mobley, Marilyn G.

Mutchler, Mabel "Jerri"

Rapson, Morris D.

Riccardi, Helen

Rowe, Harold J.

Sabella, Jack

Spillane, Lillian G.

Urbank, Frank

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Information available for digital television conversion 01/06/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 9:25am]
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