Visiting a botanical garden should be on every nature lover’s bucket list. Walking through a greenhouse full of exotic plants on a foggy day rejuvenates the soul and soothes the spirit. The Botanical Gardens allow visitors to enjoy the scent of thousands of roses blooming in the summer and magnificentRead More →

A longtime oak tree at the McCalla Center will be removed after plaguing the Chino Planning Commission for more than a decade due to its poor health and infestation by wood-boring insects. The Chino Planning Commission on Monday approved the city’s request to remove the tree and plant two replacementRead More →

After growing up on the Gulf Coast, I packed up my husband, dog, and three cats to embark on our new adventure. I swap home Cajun cooking for the world famous maple cream. We move from Louisiana to the great state of Vermont. Visiting Vermont over the years, I haveRead More →

EAST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER) – Mayor Janice S. Mironov and members of council joined members of the Environmental Commission and Sustainable Jersey in dedicating the township’s restored arboretum at Etra Lake Park. A Sustainable Jersey grant funded by the PSEG Foundation supported the Arboretum project which included cleaning and accessRead More →

Property transfers in the town of Riverhead recorded from July 16 to July 31, 2022, as reported by the Suffolk Research Service. Fording river 11792 A. Holup to Eliso Chikvashvili and Georgiy Chikvashvili, 54 Cliff Rd, a year-round family residence, .34 Ac, $650,000; on Mar 22, 2022 (recorded Jul 20,Read More →

PORTLAND — Everyone hates being stuck at the airport. It’s crowded, the seats aren’t comfortable, you can’t find a point of sale and everything is too expensive. But maybe not at Portland International Airport. Even with construction, limited pre-security workshops and the removal of the post-security terminal connector, brought onRead More →

Amid global climate change and a chronic shortage of affordable housing, local construction companies and nonprofits are taking innovative steps to make homes more energy efficient and environmentally sustainable. Strata International Group, headquartered in Phoenix, has made a name for itself building foam and concrete homes, and Habitat for HumanityRead More →

Looking back The North 10 years ago August 10, 2012: Massena officials have expressed deep concern that forcing Alcoa Corporation to pay up to $1 billion to clean up the Grasse River for past pollution there could result in Massena becoming a city phantom. Fears that Alcoa would close theRead More →

FARGO, ND – At first glance, they look like identical houses rising in the middle of the 300 block of North 10th Street. Both are tall, vertical buildings, with matching diagonal roofs, 12-foot-high ceilings, and identical placement of windows and doors. But come closer and the difference becomes clear. ARead More →

TWINS-MDF, a spin-off from the 2004 work of yuji tanabe architects Japanese practice Yuji Tanabe Architects just launched a spin-off of its TWINS chair project, developed 18 years ago as two stackable stainless steel seats that fit together like a puzzle. The 2022 version, titled “TWINS-MDF”, takes the original designRead More →

Andrée Claire (Chartrand) YAGER passed away peacefully on July 25 at Maplewood in Brewster. Funeral services will be held at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Orleans, MA. Monday, August 1, 2022 at 10 a.m. Born December 27, 1927 to Marcel Chartrand and Helen (Wood) Chartrand, Andrée was the widowRead More →

“Instead, the maple’s rich multicolored foliage reminds us of the importance of the whole, the importance of developing human communities that are not blandly uniform, but truly open and inclusive,” he said. he stated, referring to the leaves of nationally significant trees in Canada. Throughout his speech, he was repeatedlyRead More →

A new research report will examine Global crane mat market growth rate from 2022 to 2028. The report discusses the previous year’s growth trends, market share, industry analysis, growth drivers, limitations, opportunities and challenges, and profiling of the main players in the market. The study covers products and services,Read More →

We’ve all heard the phrase “don’t waste, don’t want”. It simply means that if one does not waste, one will have more and one will not want. Recently, the US Environmental Protection Agency reported“The United Nations International Resource Panel has concluded that about half of global greenhouse gas emissions areRead More →

CANADA, July 18 – Through an innovative approach, the Hupacasath First Nation of Port Alberni is receiving nearly $112,000 in funding from the Government of British Columbia through the Indigenous Forest Bioeconomy Program. Since time immemorial, members of the Hupacasth First Nation have inhabited their territory in central Vancouver Island.Read More →

The New Jersey State Fair/Sussex County Farm and Horse Show returns Friday, August 5. The event spans nine days this year, and with a packed schedule of entertainment, this year’s New Jersey State Fair slogan rings true: there’s more to do in ’22. Affordable family fun Despite rising energy costsRead More →

Hickory fruitworm. Photo: LSU Agricultural Center Weather events over the past two years (eg late frosts and ice storms) have created problems for pecan growers. Decreasing crop loads have forced commercial growers to make management decisions about seasonal insecticide and disease applications. Due to the lack of crop load, manyRead More →

The Catholic Spirit is honored to mark and celebrate the milestone jubilees of female and male religious communities who serve or have served in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Besides the jubilarians, Father Richard Sudlik and Sister Jill Laszewski, presented separately, the following observe important anniversaries. The informationRead More →

100 years ago: 1922 Lewiston police officers Daniel Crowley and Daniel Driscoll narrowly escaped drowning in Sabatis Lake Thursday night while towing a rowboat full of wood. The waves capsized the launch and endangered the motorboat they were towing it with. The wood was valued at over $50 and wasRead More →

Natural Pod, a Canadian manufacturer of educational furniture, partners with leading sustainability-focused brands ChopValue, Unbuilders, Halfmoon to radically transform K-12 learning spaces. Their goal: sensory inclusivity and environmental education. The Better Together Partnership collection underscores the intention that furniture should be part of the learning space, not the focal point.Read More →

North America’s largest cycling membership organization has named three new USA Bikeways in Oklahoma, Minnesota and Delaware. The Adventure Cycling Association is also adding routes through Indiana and Michigan, all adding more than 650 miles to the US bike route system and improving connectivity and the cycling experience. “It’s beenRead More →

Rising fuel and food prices due to inflation are forcing all Americans to rethink their spending habits, and discretionary buying decisions from just a year ago are being changed so families can make groceries and fill gas tanks. The retail building supplies industry, which primarily deals with do-it-yourself and homeRead More →

The Global crane mat market The report provides an in-depth analysis of emerging trends, market drivers, development opportunities and market restraints that may affect the market dynamics of the industry. Each market sector is thoroughly examined in Reports Globe, including products, applications, and competitive analysis. The report was created usingRead More →

By Ron Allen, UC Master Gardener, Mariposa County Right now we are in the midst of an extreme and widespread drought. A telltale indication is that the oak trees in Mariposa County are shedding their leaves. Image by Kevan Craft. What must we do ? This is a good timeRead More →

Jeffrey M. Reilley, 47, of Maple Lake, died suddenly Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Buffalo Hospital. The funeral will take place at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Maple Lake with the Reverend Culynn Curtis officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Lake Community Cemetery. VisitationRead More →

I don’t like to get caught up in “I was born too late” discussions. I am fine where I am. But I missed – for the most part – the wonderful tradition of train travel. And by that I mean, trains as an option to travel like planes or cars.Read More →

George Cummings, 81, of Detroit Lakes, MN, died June 21, 2022 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 8, at David Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. Visits will take place one hour before the service. George Alvin Cummings was born September 17,Read More →

HARTFORD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ken Cimperman, 67, of Hartford, Ohio, died Thursday, June 23, 2022 at UPMC Horizon, Farrell, Pennsylvania after a brief illness. Ken was born on November 17, 1954 in Sharon, Pennsylvania to Doris (DeMay) and Leonard Cimperman. He graduated from Hickory High School in 1972 and NCST.Read More →

In person and through Lifesize. Meeting link Extension 12429552 Access code 21769 Call USA: +1 (312) 584-2401 Meeting discussion points: 1. Approval of the minutes of the May meeting 2. Green Lecture Series with Library (Ann) 3. Outreach sub-committee report – new program topics we would like to co-facilitateRead More →

Cornbread Farm to the Soul Cornbread Holdings, with casual soul food restaurants in Maplewood, NJ, and Newark and soon to be in Jersey City and Montclair, NJ, has added Brooklyn to its portfolio. Fried or baked chicken, turkey wings, mac and cheese, collard greens, fried whiting, catfish, peach cobbler andRead More →

Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX – Get a rating) and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) (OTC:SCABE – Get a rating) are both construction companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, and analyst recommendations. Profitability This table compares the netRead More →