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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Florida travel calendar for April

    Florida travel calendar for April
    Check out festivals and events in April across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) April 1-6: Sun 'n Fun International...
  • Green Wheels: Our Plugged-In Rally

    Green Wheels: Our Plugged-In Rally
    If you live in Connecticut (or just across its borders) and have an electric car or plug-in hybrid, it's worth considering taking part in an exciting road rally planned for the weekend after Earth Day. The first annual Connecticut EV Road Rally takes...
  • Lack of crowd fails to diminish Carroll County commissioner's fervor regarding school budget

    Acknowledging the sparse turn-out of about a dozen residents at his March 18 Town Hall Community Meeting at the South Carroll Senior Center, in Eldersburg, County Commissioner Doug Howard jokingly confessed that he'd considered ways to drum up more...
  • 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....
  • Sandy offered a lesson in climate change

    For almost 30 years now, Hieronimus & Co. in its various radio broadcasts, television, print, online, and other public forums has addressed the increasing weather extremes as a result of global warming. This discussion began in earnest in 1985 among...
  • 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...
  • 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...