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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Recycled crayon craft

    Recycled crayon craft
    In honor of Earth Day (April 22), here’s a simple way to recycle broken or stubby crayons. The resulting multicolored creations will delight any little artist. What you’ll need: Crayon pieces Muffin tin 1. Take paper wrappers off crayons....
  • Habitat for Humanity receives check

    Proceeds from Clear Your Clutter Day, an annual Earth Day initiative, at Harford Community College on April 27, were presented to Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna.
  • Time for greens to embrace nukes

    Time for greens to embrace nukes
    For too long, many environmentalists have been ambivalent about nuclear energy. It conjures fears: meltdowns, cancers, Chernobyl, Fukushima, overtones of nuclear bombs. Yet, we also know that nuclear power provides 70 percent of all the greenhouse gas-...
  • Watch the trailer for Disneynature's 'Bears'

    Watch the trailer for Disneynature's 'Bears'
    Got plans for Earth Day 2014? If not, Disney has an option for you that's sure to tug on your heart strings. Following up on its 2012 nature documentary "Chimpanzee," which also opened on Earth Day and went on to make $29 million, Disneynature will...
  • Surf City gets serious

    Surf City gets serious
    Ed Begley Jr. was one of the estimated 20 million Americans who overran streets, parks and universities during the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. His venue of choice was Pershing Square in Los Angeles. That was also the year when he embarked on a...
  • Expo quenches thirst for water conservation knowledge

    Expo quenches thirst for water conservation knowledge
    Earth Day's younger brother came to Laguna Beach last weekend. The Laguna Beach County Water District opened its doors to the public Saturday and Sunday, hoping to boost attendees' water IQ while exhibitors offered tips on how to plant a raised garden...
  • Dr. Seuss goes to Washington

     Dr. Seuss goes to Washington
    Sen. Ted Cruz has egg on his face. Green egg. On Tuesday, during his 21-hour marathon "filibuster" against Obamacare, he read aloud to his daughters back home the Dr. Seuss book "Green Eggs and Ham." But he clearly missed its message. In the Seuss...
  • Port Deposit area news

    Hope you are all up to your necks in jelly beans, chocolate bunnies and Peeps! Happy Birthday to Michael Smith Jr. as he celebrated on March 30. And Sara Bryanne Stanley enjoyed birthday greetings on March 31. Mike Lowe, N. Main Street, added a year to...
  • Trend Watch: Stylish shoes without the pain

    Trend Watch: Stylish shoes without the pain
    If you're like me, staggering heels are a challenge, even on a good day. Corona del Mar resident Julie Johnson felt the same way and launched her own shoe line: Newport Beach-based Olivia Childs. The shoe line is what Johnson calls the alternative...
  • Burb's Eye View: Learning how to live green

    Burb's Eye View: Learning how to live green
    The white, discarded barrels at the food-processing plant may have looked like junk. To Justin Okin, they were a means to harvest the sky. Three of the 60-gallon barrels came home with him one day for less than $10; their previous owner was happy to see...
  • VFW Ladies Auxiliary hosts awards, organizational meeting [Port Deposit]

    District 10 VFW Ladies Auxiliary met for their quarterly dinner meeting April 2 at the VFW Post 8185, Port Deposit. Auxiliary units from Elkton, Chesapeake City, and North East joined the auxiliary unit from Post 8185 to make plans for June's convention....