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A portion of Fort Dade Avenue will be closed Tuesday through Feb. 26 as CSX Railroad begins major maintenance on its line through Hernando County. This work, which will continue through March 26, will affect nearly all the grade crossings in Hernando at one time or another and will result in extended closures. Detour routes will be posted. Detour maps are available at the Hernando County Sheriff's Office and substations, fire stations, the Brooksville Police Department, the Hernando County Government Center, Brooksville City Hall and the Hernando County Public Works Department. For information, call Gregg Sutton at 754-4062.


Learn CPR at class set for Feb. 28

A CPR class will be offered at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd., behind Oak Hill Hospital. The course is certified by the American Heart Association and the American Safety and Health Institute. The instructor will be Bob Kanner. The class includes mannequin practice; it is designed for the professional health care provider, but anyone interested is welcome. The cost is $20. Seating is limited. For information or to register, call 597-8875.

Bowl a few frames, help a few animals

The SPCA of Hernando County will host a Pins for Paws Bowl-A-Thon at 1:30 p.m. March 2 at Spring Hill Lanes, 3447 Spring Hill Drive. Cost is $15. Proceeds benefit the shelter. Call 596-7000 between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily.

Editor's note

The weekly Crime Report, which normally runs on Saturday or Sunday, will be published in Monday's edition this week.

Today's picks

Dance party with Frankie Dee New York Orchestra: 2 to 5 p.m., VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, Spring Hill. $10.

Psychic Fair: 1 to 4 p.m., Inner Peace Bookstore, 421 W Jefferson St., Brooksville. Sponsored by the Inner Peace Church of the Spirit.

Slovene-American Club to present Virgil Baker and the

Just for Fun Band: 3 to 6 p.m., SNPJ Lodge, 13383 County Line Road, Spring Hill. $7.