| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Alaina Grubb, 31, wanted to do something stimulating and fun with her young niece and nephew the other day, so she took them to the county library in Woodlawn.
Seriously. The library.
Specifically, the Arbutus woman took Hayden Grubb, 5, and her 4-...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:53 AM
The top Democrat in Connecticut's state Senate is across the border in New York today trying to convince that state's legislators to pass a law to force labeling of products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
The reason why Sen....
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Mar 20, 2013
Zeus the wonder dog scared up a rabbit near the house the other day.
Go ahead and mock me for mentioning it, but in the rabbit department, that's big news.
Because in our suburban village, out on the western rind of Cook County, I haven't seen more...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:49 AM
With the thawing of winter in many parts of the world, animals and humans alike are starting to wake up and get outside. As avid wildlife watchers, members of VirtualTourist.com, a leading travel website, compiled a list of the "Top 10 Places to See...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Now for a bit of good news - and from an environmental group at that.
Drew Koslow, the Choptank Riverkeeper, reports that while walking the shore of Harris Creek in Talbot County, he saw an "amazing" abundance of oysters growing in the intertidal zone,...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:12 PM
What will our cities look like by mid-century as America's population expands a projected 36 percent, to some 440 million?
Will they be more livable, green, vibrant? Can we do away with our tons of city-based industrial wastelands and remake our low-...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:20 AM
I read Chris Epting's perspective on the beach fire issue this morning and I wanted to give you another perspective.
I live in Huntington Beach about two blocks from the beach. I am not a "wealthy person" who is trying to keep others from beach...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvanai Game Commission reports the following: As Pennsylvania hunters and trappers begin purchasing their 2011-12 licenses (as of Monday, June 11), Pennsylvania Game Commission teams of land managers, foresters and Food and Cover...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:30 PM
The Pennsylvania Game Commission released the state dates for migratory bird seasons and bag limits: 2012-13 WATERFOWL SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS DUCKS: North Zone: Ducks, sea ducks, coots and mergansers, Oct. 6-20, and Nov. 13-Jan. 5. South Zone: Ducks,...