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  • Hospital doles out $110K, prescribes collaboration

    A dozen nonprofits were presented with a total of $110,000 in grants from Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday to help forward their missions combating social issues such as homelessness, obesity and substance abuse. In prior years, grants...
  • New England Flower & Garden Shows Get Jump On Spring

    New England Flower & Garden Shows Get Jump On Spring
    Groundhog Day is just over a week away, but regardless of whether Punxsutawney Phil and Connecticut's Chuckles see their shadows or not, signs of spring in February and March are hard to find. Outdoors, that is. Inside, it's another story. At flower...
  • To your health: Gardening classes, events abound in Central Florida

    To your health: Gardening classes, events abound in Central Florida
    Certainly, exercise is one key to health, but so is a nutritious diet. And what better way to get vitamin-packed fruits and veggies than from your own garden? Here are some local gardening events culled from our county listings: Vegetable garden...
  • Home and garden briefs for Jan. 22: Mark your calendar for these upcoming gardening events

    February and March will bring several shows and exhibitions to the area. Mark your calendar so you won't miss these upcoming events: •Friday-Sunday, Jan. 30-Feb. 1, Virginia Flower and Garden Expo at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia...
  • Amherst Train Show Pulling Into Eastern States Expo

    Amherst Train Show Pulling Into Eastern States Expo
    Thousands of model train enthusiasts from across the country and Canada will converge on the Eastern States Exposition grounds in West Springfield for the annual Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show on Saturday and Sunday, Jan 24 and 25. The...
  • North Korea's tourism door is open, if you dare, and I would

    North Korea's tourism door is open, if you dare, and I would
    Would you go to North Korea? I've been asking that question lately, and the answer is largely "no." I follow the question with another: Did you know that American citizens are free to go to North Korea? That also is generally followed with a "no."...
  • Muslim prisoner wins Supreme Court case to keep his beard

    Muslim prisoner wins Supreme Court case to keep his beard
    The Supreme Court ruled unanimously for a Muslim prisoner Tuesday, deciding he has a religious-freedom right to grow a half-inch beard. The justices said prison authorities in Arkansas had no convincing reason for contending that Gregory Holt's neatly...
  • Gardening trends 2015: Find your niche and grow the garden you like and need

    Gardening trends 2015: Find your niche and grow the garden you like and need
    I've always believed there is no wrong or right way to garden — only your way. Your garden should reflect your personality, your style and your needs — and 2015's gardening trends reflect that same philosophy. "Now, more than ever, the...
  • Spinning yarns with threads, words at Northbrook knitting club

    Spinning yarns with threads, words at Northbrook knitting club
    When Hanc Weiner asked about starting a needlework group at the Northbrook Park District, little did she think a stitch in time meant more than nine years times two. “Twenty one years ago, I came into the senior center and I said if she got enough...
  • Turning hobby into a business

    takes planning, perseverance By Erinn Hutkin While many people are devoted to their hobbies -- from photography to fashion design -- few attempt to turn those passions into businesses. But with the right mix of pluck and perseverance, you can succeed....
  • Black Friday in full swing in Fox Valley

    Black Friday in full swing in Fox Valley
    Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The big question: How much the Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of...