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By Times Staff Writer
Published October 19, 2007
Linda PedersEn Park again safe for swimming
The advisory issued last week on the swimming area at Linda Pedersen Park has been lifted. Bacterial test results received by the Hernando County Health Department indicate the water quality is now in the acceptable range. The park is at 6400 Shoal Line Blvd. For information, call Albert Gray, environmental manager for the Health Department, at 540-6802.
Hazardous waste dropoff Saturday
Household hazardous waste will be collected from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the south entrance to the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 S Broad St. EQ of Florida Inc. will accept the waste from Hernando County residents and small businesses. There is no charge to residents. Businesses pay at the same rate as the county's contract, with payment due to EQ at the time of service. For information, call Jeff Howley at 754-4906.
Hernando County Value Adjustment Board, exemption/classification petitions, 8:30 a.m., commission chambers, Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.
Brooksville Founders Week:
- Heritage Museum tours, noon to 3 p.m., 601 Museum Court. $5 for adults, $2 for children. 799-0129.
- Victorian Tea, noon to 4 p.m., Brooksville Woman's Club, 131 S Main St. $5. 848-7988 or 584-0479.
- Historic Train Depot tours, noon to 3 p.m., Russell Street Park. $3 for adults, $1 for children. 799-0129.
- Walking tour of Brooksville Cemetery, 6 p.m. sharp. $3. 754-9107.
Ethnic Festival at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church: 5 to 10 p.m., 13485 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. Free parking and admission.
Library to show She's the Man: 3 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. Rated PG-13. Free. 540-6391.
Westside Elementary School Fall Festival: 5 to 8 p.m., 5400 Applegate Drive, Spring Hill.
Hernando County School Board candidate Courtney Rinier is running for a seat in District 4. An item in Thursday's edition of the Times included the wrong district because of incorrect information provided by the Supervisor of Elections Office.