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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Nearly 300 participate in 13th annual River Sweep

    Nearly 300 participate in 13th annual River Sweep
    Nearly 300 people came out on a blustery spring day Saturday to participate in the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway's 13th annual River Sweep. Volunteers worked from 9 a.m. to noon along the Lower Susquehanna River and its tributaries in five...
  • Howard County takes 20 minutes to save the earth

    Howard County takes 20 minutes to save the earth
    Four years ago, employees at the Howard County Office of Environmental Sustainability came up with an idea for people who want to do their part for Earth Day but don't know where to start. It's called the 20-Minute Cleanup — essentially a way to...
  • Earth Day takes on climate change, sustainability

    Earth Day takes on climate change, sustainability
    Today is Earth Day, a day when environmentalists and concerned citizens around the world demonstrate their caring for the health of their communities, the natural world and the planet. Forty-three years ago, the first Earth Day drew an estimated 20...
  • Come, noble brothers! Let us abolish this seditious "privacy"

    Come, noble brothers! Let us abolish this seditious "privacy"
    Stars are shooting, drinking, driving and chomping, and the government is watching. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for April 22, 2013.  You have to love Congress. America's favorite band of geriatric jokers decided it would be hi-LAR-ious to...
  • Earth Day marked over three days at Linton Springs

    Earth Day will be a big event at Linton Springs Elementary School. In fact, the school's Earth Day activities will actually span three days: April 22, 24 and 25. The theme will be monarch butterflies. Kindergartners at Linton Springs will make stained-...
  • Recycled crayon craft

    Recycled crayon craft
    In honor of Earth Day (April 22), here’s a simple way to recycle broken or stubby crayons. The resulting multicolored creations will delight any little artist. What you’ll need: Crayon pieces Muffin tin 1. Take paper wrappers off crayons....
  • State agency to compost food scraps

    State agency to compost food scraps
    Talk about leading by example -- the Maryland Department of the Environment announced Monday that it would begin collecting food scraps at its Baltimore headquarters for composting. The Earth Day announcement comes on the heels of Howard County...
  • Carroll County middle school students act to aid the environment

    Last year, Sykesville Middle School's green team took on emissions. Students would go out into the parking lot during the month of February and ask drivers to turn off their cars while waiting for their children. The practice won them several awards...
  • Aberdeen mayor, council salaries could go up significantly

    The salary for any future mayors of Aberdeen would be more than doubled and the salary for city council members nearly doubled, if a bill introduced by the city council Monday night is approved. The mayor would get a salary of $24,000 instead of the...
  • May the luck of the Irish be in Havre de Grace

    Uh, oh, dear readers! Unlike Julius Caesar, beware of the Ides of March, today, 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 Sunday, March...
  • Sandy offered a lesson in climate change

    For almost 30 years now, Hieronimus & Co. in its various radio broadcasts, television, print, online, and other public forums has addressed the increasing weather extremes as a result of global warming. This discussion began in earnest in 1985 among...
  • First Food Day is October 24

     
    Catching up with the blogs and other assorted food news. (I may be adding to this post throughout the afternoon, so check back, please.)Food Day! Mark your calendars. October 24 is Food Day, "a nationwide campaign to change the way......