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  • 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...
  • In Thailand, there's an elephant in the tourism boom

    Tourists come to Thailand for many reasons: genuine Thai cuisine, which uses authentic ingredients that never make it to U.S. shores; the friendly people (they don't call it the Land of Smiles for nothing); great shopping (custom made suits and dresses in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Port slowdown continues, threatening agricultural products

    As the slowdowns continue at the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma in Washington state, workers are being sent home, agriculture containers full of food are at risk of rotting and truck drivers are at a standstill, losing money as the hours tick by. The...
  • LVHN picks new CEO

    LVHN picks new CEO
    Lehigh Valley Health Network has found a new leader from within its own ranks. LVHN's board of trustees has appointed Dr. Brian A. Nester chief executive and president, the network announced Thursday. Nester, who has served as LVHN's acting CEO since...
  • Asian citrus psyllid proposal worries organic farmers

    Asian citrus psyllid proposal worries organic farmers
    To combat pests like the Asian citrus psyllid, exotic fruit fly and glassy-winged sharpshooter that threaten the state's food supply, the California Department of Food and Agriculture is weighing a new plan that some organic farmers say doesn't do...
  • Election a step backward for women in Congress

    The Congressional midterm election results weren't just a catastrophe for Democrats. They were a setback for women as well. True, new women were elected on Tuesday, including new Republican senators and representatives. It's true as well that the...
  • Moviefone Picks New 'Mr. Moviefone' as Voice and Face of Brand

    Moviefone, as part of an overhaul to its 25-year-old brand, has a new spokesman: Kevin Thompson, a TV host who's been named the new "Mr. Moviefone." Thompson, former warm-up man for "The Wendy Williams Show" and current host of BET's "Claim to Fame" game...
  • 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......