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Agriculture

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  • 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'...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Autumn Brings Brain-Healthy Activities for Seniors

    Autumn is here! Summer’s blasts of hot air are finally simmering down. There are wonderful autumn activities that can help older adults get out of the hot doldrums and inspire them to enjoy the outdoors once again. When we think of fall and autumn...
  • 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'...
  • Blotter: Stolen lawn mower in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Stolen lawn mower in Lake Forest
    The following incidents were taken from Lake Forest police reports: A riding lawn mower was stolen from a residence in the 700 block of Washington Road sometime during the weekend of Oct. 1-2. A 75-year-old Lake Forest woman was arrested at 10:14 p.m....
  • Winter farmers' market begins at Killingly Grange

    The Killingly Grange on Route 101 held its first winter farmers' market of the season on Nov. 8. In its second year, the market provides a venue for local farmers and artisans to sell their produce and products. On Saturday, shoppers found counters filled...
  • School leaders learn it's easy to be green

    Galaxy E3 Elementary School and Boynton Beach Community High School attended this year's Learn Green: Florida's Green Schools Conference recently in West Palm Beach along with more than 1,000 other "green" enthusiasts. The event, organized by Florida...
  • Wildlife habitats thriving in South Florida

    Thousands of city dwellers and suburbanites in South Florida are having a wild time. In fact, they're certifiable. And they're proud of it. What could be cooler, they say, than having your backyard designated as a certified wildlife habitat, an official...