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Earth Day

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  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Yoga schools grow by leaps and bounds in Central Florida

    Yoga schools grow by leaps and bounds in Central Florida
    The students at Warrior One Power Yoga glide through their poses on brightly colored mats squeezed side by side in the narrow studio in Audubon Park. The Orlando business, which celebrated its first anniversary last month, has been so successful that...
  • Earth Day festivities show all kinds of preservation and re-use

     Earth Day festivities show all kinds of preservation and re-use
    Homer Glen's 7th annual Earth Day-Arbor Day is scheduled to feature about 80 exhibits and activities, including beekeeping, blacksmithing, gardening advice, crafts, antique and electric car displays, bird and reptile exhibits and "mining" for natural...
  • Naperville unveils prescription drug drop boxes

    Naperville unveils prescription drug drop boxes
    Disposing of unused medication now will be less of a pill in Naperville. The city unveiled new drop boxes Tuesday that allow residents to get rid of drugs in 11 locations, most of which are available around the clock. "Unused or expired medication...
  • 'Glee' season finale recap, 'The Untitled Rachel Berry Project'

    'Glee' season finale recap, 'The Untitled Rachel Berry Project'
    Hmmmmm ... you call that a season finale? Ryan Murphy alluded to something big happening in this episode that would forever alter the lives of this group of friends and would be the central focus of Season 6. Naturally, I’m hoping for some...
  • Taking the Kids -- and meeting some amazing creatures at the San Diego Zoo

    Taking the Kids -- and meeting some amazing creatures at the San Diego Zoo
    Ready to meet one of the world's youngest celebrities? No, we're not talking about Prince George, though this cute nearly 2-year-old and the heir to the British throne do have some things in common. Like the prince, Xiao Liwu (sshyaoww lee woo),...
  • Long Beach beats out L.A. to host Formula E electric car race

    Long Beach beats out L.A. to host Formula E electric car race
    Those who have begrudgingly adjusted to the rev of Long Beach’s Grand Prix, long dubbed the “roar on the shore,” could soon welcome a new, quieter race to Shoreline Drive. Officials announced Thursday that Long Beach will be one of...
  • Happy #Earth Da-aay!

     
    Just about everyone gets in on the commercial camel announcement of “Hump Daa-aay” on Wednesdays. Tuesday is an even better day, however. It’s Earth Da-aay. We celebrate our big blue marble of a planet today and throughout the week...
  • Getting a greener generation to buy into the aquarium

    Getting a greener generation to buy into the aquarium
    Here are some words that appeared in this column in November 1990: "The National Aquarium and its promoters are out to lunch. They don't have a clue. Their facility is better called the National Anachronism. The new Marine Mammal Pavilion, featuring...
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom making room for Avatar expansion, Lion King relocation

    Disney's Animal Kingdom making room for Avatar expansion, Lion King relocation
    Disney's Animal Kingdom is undergoing change.  Throughout the park, you can see construction walls and areas that are closed off from public view. That's because Animal Kingdom is in a transformation period that will make the park a true full-day park....
  • Seventh Street trees to be replanted for Earth Day

     
    On occasion, your trusty city reporter takes a little vacation for herself, but fortunately for you, my Morning Call cohorts have got you covered. Earlier this week, Patrick Lester and Dan “The Road Warrior” Hartzell keenly noticed that...