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  • After 50 years, Whittaker's Flowers is closing

    When Chris Jablonski alerted me to the sign posted at Whittaker's Flowers in West Friendship, I let out a plaintive "Oh no." All good things come to an end but this one really hit me.
  • Port's Tome School added to sites for annual River Sweep cleanup

    Good news! The 14th Annual Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway River Sweep will add a new site to the usual waterfront scouring. This year, The Tome School campus on the Bainbridge property, will benefit from the shoreline and roadside clean-up. The...

    Carroll prayer controversy gives Christianity a bad name [Letter]

    Carroll prayer controversy gives Christianity a bad name [Letter]
    I, too, have followed with some interest the Carroll County commissioners' escalating debate over Christian prayer at their meetings. However, I have a different opinion than Commissioner Robin Frazier and Bruce and David Holstein ("Free speech challenged...

    Last chance to sign up to plant community garden in Dublin

    Spring, so glad to see you! Last chance for a community garden. Yes, it's been a long, cold lonely winter. Yes, we were not thinking of spring or gardens or vegetables. But the time is here to speak up. For several months, the Dublin Darling Recreation...

    Spring fever? It's late, too [Commentary]

    Spring fever? It's late, too [Commentary]
    If it is really April, why does everything in the garden look so dead? You are going to hear that a lot this month. Gardeners and non-gardeners alike, trapped by cold and snow for months, have rushed outdoors to find so much looking so brown. It might...