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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Outdoor party to celebrate spring is April 19 [Ellicott City]

    Enjoy the outdoors at Historic Ellicott City's annual Spring Celebration on Saturday, April 19, from noon to 7:30 p.m.  The festival includes free, live music from 22 bands, family activities such Earth Day-themed projects, food, shopping and craft beer...
  • North Carroll High in select company as Green Ribbon School

    North Carroll High in select company as Green Ribbon School
    It began with a simple bluebird house Gina Felter built on the North Carroll High School campus in her first year as assistant principal at the school. On April 22, Felter and the rest of the Panther community learned their environmental awareness had...
  • Celebrate Easter with Way of the Cross, egg hunts in HdG

    Happy Easter dear readers! Today, Good Friday, The Susquehanna Ministerium will sponsor the Good Friday Way of the Cross beginning at Jean Roberts Park (railroad bridge), 503 St. John St. from noon to 1 p.m. For details, phone 410-939-2464. On Saturday,...
  • Enjoy Earth Day celebration at Quiet Waters Park [Russett]

    Happy Earth Day! On Tuesday, April 22, we celebrate Earth Day. The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970 and went global in the 1990s. With that being said, come celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Quiet Waters...
  • Beware the Ides of March, then celebrate luck o' the Irish

    Uh, oh, dear readers! Unlike Julius Caesar, beware of the Ides of March on Saturday, March 15! March is Read Across America Month. Check out a book from our local public library, 120 N. Union Ave., 410-939-6700. Happy St. Patrick's Day on Monday, March...
  • Going 'green' should be a year-round goal [Russett]

    Earth Day may be in April, but you can get a jump on being "green" by attending the Chesapeake Ecology Center's annual celebration and native plant sale fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Adams Academy at Adams Park, 245 Clay St.,...
  • State seeking National Green Ribbon candidates

    The Maryland State Department of Education is conducting a search for the next set of environmentally friendly schools to compete for the title of 2013 National Green Ribbon Schools, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education that...
  • Habitat for Humanity receives check

    Proceeds from Clear Your Clutter Day, an annual Earth Day initiative, at Harford Community College on April 27, were presented to Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna.
  • Time for greens to embrace nukes

    Time for greens to embrace nukes
    For too long, many environmentalists have been ambivalent about nuclear energy. It conjures fears: meltdowns, cancers, Chernobyl, Fukushima, overtones of nuclear bombs. Yet, we also know that nuclear power provides 70 percent of all the greenhouse gas-...
  • More to Earth Day than climate scare

    More to Earth Day than climate scare
    I was happy to see that National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli wrote about the important activities that we, as individuals and as a society, can do to protect the environment, without once mentioning the impossible goal of "stopping climate change" ("...
  • Aberdeen approves loan for unique sewer lining equipment

    Aberdeen will soon be just the second jurisdiction on the East Coast to install special pipe-bursting equipment to line its sanitary sewers, Public Works Director Matt Lapinsky said Monday. The city council approved a resolution at its meeting Monday...
  • To stave off paving, Annapolis attorney planted a paradise

    To stave off paving, Annapolis attorney planted a paradise
    Two decades ago, when lawyer Robert Waldman and his family moved to the Annapolis neighborhood of Homewood, there was talk of converting the old railroad right-of-way across from his house into some kind of thruway. An extra lane to take the traffic...