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St. Petersburg College and Kalymnos, Greece, create exchange program


College, Greek island agree to exchange deal

St. Petersburg College and Kalymnos, Greece, have entered into an agreement to create a student and faculty exchange program. Officials with the college and the cities of Tarpon Springs and Kalymnos met Tuesday afternoon at the Tarpon Springs campus to sign a one-year contract, with an option for renewal. Kalymnos is one of Tarpon's sister cities and officials from the Greek island were in town this week for the annual Epiphany Day celebration. The details of the program, which may also include distance learning opportunities, internships and curriculum exchanges, have not been worked out, said college president Carl Kuttler. The exchange may begin as early as this summer.

Science, juggling make zippy show

Post-holiday blues got you down? Looking for some fun? Here's an option: the Fabulous Franzini Family Science & Astronomy Circus. It comes to town at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Be amazed at Professor Franzini and Lippo the Clown as they lead you through an action-packed performance of clowning, juggling, magic and other circus skills in this fast-paced program to stimulate thought, interest and a better understanding of science for the young and young at heart. Tickets are $12, or $10 for members and students. For information, call (727) 942-5605 or visit


Session moves to 9 a.m. Monday

The time for the Clearwater City Council work session has been changed to 9 a.m. Monday. It will be held at Clearwater City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. The public is invited. For information, visit


Apply now for seat on planning board

The city of Dunedin is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Metropolitan Planning Organization's Citizens Advisory Committee, set up to provide comments on and review of plans, programs or possible initiatives the MPO is working on concerning transportation. Applicants must be Dunedin residents. For information and an application, visit

In Sports

A midseason look at boys and girls basketball, 9C

Pinellas deaths

Bertholf, Keith

Blomgren, Arthur C.

Calgar, James

Cowgill, Minnie E.

Dicesore, Alice E.

Eichar, Donn E.

Ernest, Edna R.

Gatlin, Donna L.

Hays, Otho Eugene

Huffman, John Ellsworth Jr.

Johnston, Helen June

Jowett, Brian J.

Luthman, Peter

McCray, Helen J.

Miller, Nelle

Rhodes, Maude

Southwell, Alice "Barbara"

Wecker, Dean

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

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