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Free computer training at Tarpon Springs Library

Free computer training at Tarpon Springs Library

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- Did you recently buy a new laptop and feel lost? Maybe you have trouble navigating your way around the Internet? You can find help at the Tarpon Springs Public Library.

The best part is that the help comes from the experts--high school volunteers!

The teen volunteers offer free one-hour computer tutoring--for adults and seniors in need of basic computer help. Sessions can reserved in the morning, afternoon or even Saturdays.

St. Petersburg Police Department now on Twitter

St. Petersburg Police Department now on Twitter

St. Petersburg, Florida-- St. Petersburg Police Department recently announced the addition of a Twitter handle to their list of social media accounts.

They plant to post updates from their Twitter account, just as they do on their existing Facebook and Youtube accounts, to share information with the community and receive assistance in solving crimes.

Adam Putnam to address future of energy at SPC Seminole

Adam Putnam to address future of energy at SPC Seminole

Seminole, Florida -- Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam will speak on diversifying Florida’s energy portfolio at the third and final installment of the Future of Energy series sponsored by the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at St. Petersburg College.

The forum will be held from 6:30 - 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 22, in the Digitorium at the St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus, 9200 113th St. N. It is co-sponsored by the Tampa Bay Times, Covanta Energy, Clearwater Gas Systems and Nature’s Food Patch.

Westfield announces mobile upgrades

Westfield announces mobile upgrades

Tampa Bay -- Westfield Group, which owns and operates 48 malls throughout the U.S., has announced significant upgrades to its free Westfield App v2.0.

Now available in the iTunes App Store, the enhancements feature improved in-mall navigation, expanded product search, enhanced retail offers, social media integration, voice command and even the ability to purchase movie tickets and make dinner reservations. 

Dine Tampa Bay 2012 launches mobile app

Dine Tampa Bay 2012 launches mobile app

New Port Richey, Florida -- If you're ready to enjoy some fine food and delicious dinners, this event is for you!

More than 120 restaurants in the Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg areas are offering special 3-course meals during Dine Tampa Bay. They are price-fixed and include an appetizer, entree and dessert.

The event is meant to highlight the culinary talents of chefs.

Dunedin launches new city website

Dunedin launches new city website

Dunedin, Florida-- The City of Dunedin is happy to announce the launch of a new City website that includes many new integrated Web 2.0/Gov 2.0 functions, intuitive navigation and a mobile device platform that is compatible with all major smart phones.  

Vision Internet was contracted to work with the City as the web development partner. Vision specializes in Government websites offering a specially-designed content management system that allows easy access to administrators throughout the City to update the site. 

HFA broadcasts hurricane safety

HFA broadcasts hurricane safety

Pinellas County, Florida -- Hurricane preparedness is a concern of all residents of Pinellas County. On Thursday, June 7, There’s No Place Like Home radio show will focus on hurricane planning.

The featured guest is Tom Iovino, public information specialist with Pinellas County, who will provide helpful hurricane preparedness tips, resources and information needed to prepare you and your family for the upcoming hurricane season.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew.