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Agriculture

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  • Volunteers collect seeds of preservation at Banning Ranch

    Volunteers collect seeds of preservation at Banning Ranch
    Discussions about the importance of preservation, paired with the sound of volunteers clipping cactus pads, nearly drowned out the discordant hum of active oil wells across Banning Ranch on Friday morning. Robyn Vettraino, executive director of the...
  • Fly tying helps set a plan for winter weather

    Fly tying helps set a plan for winter weather
    With cold weather expected to hit the region by week's end, it's time to start thinking about things to do to break the monotony of cabin fever that will be hitting the outdoors-minded public in January and February. Once the rifles and muzzle loaders...
  • Bristol Reschedules Municipal Services For Veterans Day

    Bristol Reschedules Municipal Services For Veterans Day
    BRISTOL - City Hall and the trash transfer station will be closed on Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Trash collections for Nov. 10 won't be affected, but there will be no pickups on Nov. 11, the public works department announced. Instead, all...
  • Ex-Bear promoting medical pot while licensing process continues in secret

    Ex-Bear promoting medical pot while licensing process continues in secret
    Since they won the Super Bowl, members of the 1985 Chicago Bears have made second careers out of promoting apple-pie products like McDonald's, Coca-Cola and G.I. Joe. Now, they can add a more countercultural item to the menu: medical marijuana. Emery...
  • The founder of the environmental movement had Baltimore roots

    The founder of the environmental movement had Baltimore roots
    Rachel Carson's three lyrical books on the sea made her an acclaimed author, but 1962's "Silent Spring" — the title conjuring a world without birdsong — made her a heroine. Her clear passages describing DDT and chemical contaminants'...
  • Mukesh Ambani-Backed Epic Channel Finally Gets India TV Launch

    Epic, a new TV channel venture that will try to address the Indian mass market but without serving up a grid full of soap operas, will finally launch on Nov 18. The channel is significant not only in its approach to the general entertainment segment, but...
  • Thanksgiving is coming. Do you know where your turkey is?

    Thanksgiving is coming. Do you know where your turkey is?
    Thanksgiving is still three weeks away, but guess what: If you want your first choice of a great specialty turkey, you'd better get your order in soon. The best birds fly off the shelves, particularly at the smaller butcher shops and markets. A couple...
  • Forest Park narrowly approves pot dispensaries

    Forest Park narrowly approves pot dispensaries
    A medical marijuana dispensary that could open near a residential neighborhood was narrowly approved Monday night in Forest Park over the objections of residents who cited safety and property value concerns. The proposed St. Fiacre dispensary at 7228...
  • Blotter: Food thefts lead to felony charges in River Forest

    Blotter: Food thefts lead to felony charges in River Forest
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. A 39-year-old Melrose Park man was charged with felony possession of a fraudulent identification card after an officer saw him hide a sandwich in his...
  • Macungie raises local services tax

    Macungie raises local services tax
    People who work in Macungie will start paying more for that privilege beginning Jan. 1. Macungie Council recently voted 6-1 to adopt an ordinance allowing the borough to raise the local services tax to $52. Council member David Boyko voted no. "We'...
  • Corn Shocks- Then and Now

     
    Today was a beautiful, cool fall day with a clear blue sky and a gusty wind blowing leaves about. As I drove home across the Lehigh Valley I noticed an abundance of plump, tan corn shocks placed as decorations in......