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  • Time to evaluate magnet programs in Harford schools [Editorial]

    The newest of the magnet programs for advanced high school students in Harford County saw its first class of graduates earn their diplomas this spring. At North Harford High School, the 35 students enrolled in the Natural Resources and Agricultural...
  • At peace in Ojai

    At peace in Ojai
    It was a fading Friday afternoon in the peaceful valley northwest of Los Angeles, and that meant Marion Leeman and friends were perched along the slow-moving downtown strip with their usual signs. "Working together for harmony and peace," one read....
  • Short on space for a garden? Containerize!

    One of the best ways to satisfy a need to garden when you don't have much space is to create container gardens. When temperatures warm up, container gardens can bring bright splashes of color to even a tiny patio, porch or balcony, doorway or flight of...
  • Letter: Many thanks for a smashing Fiesta Days

    What a wonderful Fiesta Days weekend! Thank you to Pat Anderson, June Beemer and Starr Frazier in the LCF Chamber of Commerce office for keeping us going and supporting the volunteers! Thank you to Suzanne Hart, Barbara Marshall and all the volunteers...
  • Fall training means you can join the ranks of green-thumb master gardeners

    Fall training means you can join the ranks of green-thumb master gardeners
    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the national cooperative extension system — a fitting time to spotlight the master gardeners who play a large role in the organization's goals to assist and educate gardeners everywhere, especially in...
  • Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift

    Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift
    Nothing could save Albert P. "Skip" Viragh Jr. from pancreatic cancer, but a $65 million gift from his foundation will help other patients suffering from that and other deadly cancers. The money will be used to help pay for construction of a patient care...
  • Residents keep pressure on Geneva officials over electric deal

    Residents keep pressure on Geneva officials over electric deal
    More residents turned up at the Geneva City Council meeting Monday night to urge the aldermen to ask the Illinois attorney general to investigate the city's electric deal with Prairie State. A handful of Geneva residents said they plan to continue to...
  • Meet the Green City Market's new vendors

    Meet the Green City Market's new vendors
    Finally, it's time to trade wool coats for canvas totes. A favorite of chefs and at-home cooks, Green City Market emerged from hibernation last Saturday, moving from its indoor location to its outdoor post in Lincoln Park. Whether you're looking for...
  • Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named

    Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named
    Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency and a Broward County poetry “Super Bowl” by the Jason Taylor Foundation are among the finalists announced Tuesday morning for a Knight Arts Challenge grant in...
  • Zimmer to buy Biomet amid flurry of billion-dollar medical deals

    Zimmer to buy Biomet amid flurry of billion-dollar medical deals
    Orthopedic products maker Zimmer Holdings on Thursday announced it will acquire Biomet Inc. in a deal valued at $13.35 billion, including assumption of debt, the companies said.    The proposed acquisition follows a flurry of billion-dollar deals by...
  • Get the yard ready for 2014 hurricane season

    Get the yard ready for 2014 hurricane season
    National Hurricane Preparedness Week starts May 25. Trimming trees is No. 1 on the list of May gardening chores. Trim it Dense canopies catch and hold wind like an umbrella. Trimming helps protect surrounding houses and cars from damage, and can...