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Spring Hill house damaged by driver that also hit cars and ran

SPRING HILL

House and cars damaged by hit-run driver

The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a vehicle that authorities say crashed into a Spring Hill house over the weekend and caused $15,000 in damage. The vehicle — which struck the home, two cars and two mailboxes in the 1500 block of Overland Drive about 1:30 a.m. Saturday — was described as possibly a maroon Jeep Cherokee, a report said. Authorities said the vehicle suffered heavy front-end damage and a broken rear taillight. Anyone with information is asked to call Trooper Tod Cloud toll-free at 1-800-500-1240.

BROOKSVILLE

Bike to work, or just watch mayor pedal

Want to see the mayor huffing it up a hill? Friday is your chance when Brooksville and Hernando County celebrate Bike-to-Work Day in conjunction with the Florida Bicycle Association. Brooksville Mayor Frankie Burnett will take a loop on the milelong Good Neighbor Trail and then head north to City Hall. To participate or just cheer on Burnett, meet at the Russell Avenue trailhead between 7:30 and 8 a.m. Dunkin' Donuts will provide coffee and bagels. March is Bike Month in Florida, and commuters are encouraged to ride bicycles to work this week. For information, contact Lindsay Morgan, (352) 540-3856 or lmorgan@cityofbrooksville.us; or Steve Diez, (352) 754-4057 or stevend@co.hernando.fl.us.

SPRING HILL

Food fest and dancing at Temple Beth David

Temple Beth David will host its annual Israeli Food Fest from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the temple, 13158 Antelope St. The festival will include homemade Jewish foods, including blintzes, kugels, potato pancakes, stuffed cabbage, chopped liver and other foods. There will also be kosher hot dogs and homemade baked goods. There will be Israeli folk dancing throughout the day. Items from the temple's Judaic Gift Shop will be available for purchase. Admission is free. For information, call (352) 686-7034.

Today's meeting

Withlacoochee Regional Water Supply Authority, 4:30 p.m., Southwest Florida Water Management District headquarters governing board meeting room, 2379 Broad St., Brooksville.

Today's picks

Spring Hill Regional Hospital Auxiliary jewelry and skin care product sale: Proceeds go to scholarships and local charities. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spring Hill Regional Hospital, 10461 Quality Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 666-8755.

Master gardeners weekly plant sale: Plants for shade and sun are available, including flowering plants, ground covers, shrubs and trees. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Prices vary. Master Gardener Nursery, 19490 Oliver St., Brooksville. (352) 754-4433.

Spring Hill house damaged by driver that also hit cars and ran 03/15/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 8:58pm]
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