| Sep 1, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Fall is the ideal time to plant trees and shrubs because the cooler temperatures and increased rainfall promotes root establishment.
Choosing deciduous plants for a landscape offers a home heating benefits from the sun in cooler months and cooling...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 6:15 PM
The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies capped its most successful year at its annual Founders’ Day celebration in Johnstown early Thursday evening.
Executive Director Mike Kane told an audience of donors and beneficiaries that the group...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 3:16 PM
Marietta in Lancaster County was one of the hardest hit areas, as Tropical Storm Lee swept through Central Pennsylvania. The water flooded streets and homes. Friday morning, the Susquehanna River neared 57 feet. As the day continued the water began to...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:00 PM
“About Gov. Perry and those fires that are outside his state capital, about, maybe, to enter the state capital, I really think it behooves Gov. Perry to be down in the state of Texas leading his prayer sessions, instead of running all over the...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 2:35 PM
EDWARDSBURG - It’s been seven years since Jeff Swadinsky bought a new shotgun, four years since he’s purchased a new tree stand.
But last week, standing in the parking lot outside Lunker’s sporting goods store, the Dowagiac hunter could...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:02 AM
BOYNE CITY — From sourcing of raw materials to production to sales, three business partners in Kirtland Products expect Northern Michigan to factor significantly into their new wood pellet manufacturing venture.
Kirtland hopes to have pellet...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 8:23 AM
The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies marked a record year of achievement with its annual Founder's Day celebration at Art Works in Johnstown June 30.
The event included a report on the numerous local projects aided by the nonprofit, which included...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The Texas Tribune
KENEDY - At a packed meeting here one evening last week, natural gas industry boosters told long tables of ranchers and townspeople about anticipated jobs and economic opportunities. Outside, along lonely country roads near town, lights...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 8:41 PM
“If you cross the North Korean border illegally, you get 12 years hard labor. If you cross the Iranian border illegally, you are detained indefinitely. If you cross the Afghan border illegally, you get shot. If you cross the Saudi Arabian border...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Heat for Heroes
Heat for Heroes is an effort of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Chicago (MCA) and the members of Pipefitters Local 597. Their mission is to donate time and materials to repair home heating and cooling systems for eligible...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Faced with a large cut in federal funding for heating assistance, state legislators voted to seek an additional $15 million from the Obama administration.
Lawmakers voted after a public hearing that lasted about six hours Tuesday on the plans by...
| Oct 7, 2011
As leaves flutter to the ground and the temperature begins to plummet, heating bills move in the opposite direction. Heat and oil prices continue to rise, which can cut a large chunk out of a home heating budget this winter.
While the weather is still...