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200 senior volunteers recognized at annual appreciation lunch

MAKING AN IMPACT: Ward 3 Councilwoman Camille Vella-Wilkinson spoke with almost all of the volunteers before she spoke at yesterday's Volunteer Appreciation Lunch at Pilgrim Senior Center, sharing a laugh with Marsha Burdick and Gloria Walker, who are both part of the quilting group at the senior center, which makes quilts for children at Hasbro ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Quilting, Warwick, RI

5 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

Beware of elm bark thieves

Wild medicinal plants have been used to cure ailments for thousands of years, and are still very much in use today.


Related Topix: Collecting, Life

9 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Avril Lavigne laughs off racist 'Hello Kitty' video remarks

The single, co-written by husband/Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger has come under fire for being bad and for being racist, in comments made on Twitter.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Pop/Rock, Nickelback, Chad Kroeger

10 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Zach Petty of Four Corners Brewing Co. on Beer with Dad and Brewing During Tornadoes

Four Corners Brewing Company's head brewer, Zach Petty, got his start in brewing at the craft beer emporium Homebrew Headquarters .


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Life, Homebrewing, Food, Recipes

14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

South Bend airport looks to go international

The South Bend Tribune reports officials with the South Bend Regional Airport announced plans Wednesday to become an international airport.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Wichita, KS

14 hrs ago | Suria

Hello Kitty mayhem returns to Singapore

Singaporean fans of Hello Kitty raged on the web Thursday after their frantic attempts to buy limited-edition toys from the McDonald's website failed when overwhelmed servers crashed, in the latest frenzy over the Japanese cat to hit the city-state.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Japan, World News, Asia, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Akihito Akihito

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Republican Journal

Midcoast art shows

On Saturday, April 26, the community is invited to join Susan Balch's family in a celebration of the artist's life in the Abbott Room of Belfast Free Library from 2 to 4 p.m. A retrospective of her watercolors, many executed for Liberty Graphics, is on view through the end of the month.


Related Topix: Belfast, ME, Life, Crafts, Photography, Arts, Maine, Waldo County, ME, Pop/Rock, The Land

Yellowstone National Park

Celebrate Migratory Bird Day In Yellowstone With Free Programs

Yellowstone National Park P.O. Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2013 13-035 Yellowstone and the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center staff will celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 18, with free programs and a field trip that are open to the public.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Life, Bird Watching, West Yellowstone, MT

San Francisco Magazine

The New Gatekeepers of Old Stuff

Buying furniture new is easy. But for a growing band of Bay Area vintage store sifters, it's also joyless.


Related Topix: Watches, Collecting, Life, Italy, World News, Memphis, TN

Bangor Daily News

'Feathers over Freeport' to feature activities for families and avid birders alike

The fourth annual "Feathers over Freeport" will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27.


Related Topix: Freeport, ME, Life, Bird Watching, Pownal, ME, Maine

Magnolia News

Aging with Care | Know your family's history

I truly regret not making the most of a precious opportunity. I had a family member who was our historian.


Related Topix: Life, Genealogy, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Madison Park (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

This is Oxfordshire

FESTIVAL organisers are planning a bumper weekend of sport, crafts and stalls in Headington.

After 7,000 people turned up to enjoy last year's festivities in Bury Knowle Park, the organisers have extended this year's Headington Festival to two days.


Related Topix: Life, Crafts, West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

A serious attempt to explain Avril Lavigne's 'Hello Kitty' music video

So Avril Lavigne has made a new music video, about which there are several dozen completely accurate, utterly withering comments to make.


Related Topix: Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Avril Lavigne, Life, Hello Kitty

Cuddly animals to knit

Children of all ages love a stuffed animal. Now you can knit your own with Caprice Birker and her book, " Cuddly Knitted Animals ".


Related Topix: Life, Knitting, Crochet


Cloaked DNA nanodevices survive pilot mission

It's a familiar trope in science fiction: In enemy territory, activate your cloaking device.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Medicine, Pharmacology, Genetics, Life, Origami, Science / Technology, Robots

The Daily Breeze

Head of Long Beach Airport leaving to run Indianapolis International Airport

Mario Rodriguez, the Long Beach Airport executive director who oversaw a major recent overhaul of the passenger concourse, is leaving to run Indianapolis International Airport, he announced Monday.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Long Beach, CA, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Preston Citizen

Blackburn director's life-changing film that earned him an Emmy

WINNING an international Emmy award for making a documentary wasn't on the 'to do' list for one East Lancashire producer and director.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Television, Entertainment, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Life, Collecting, Blackburn College, Pop/Rock, Suede

WFIA-AM Louisville

Your Greatest Legacy - Encouragement for Today - April 22, 2014

Nothing keeps you on your knees or on your toes like parenting. Maybe you can relate to these words attributed to John Wilmot: "Before I got married, I had six theories about raising children; now I have six children and no theories."


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Life, Genealogy

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Search for Atlanta airport's next GM narrowed down to three finalists

For the past four months, Mayor Kasim Reed has been searching for a new general manager to oversee Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport - one of many open positions the mayor must fill, including the city's top communications, operations, and economic development roles.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Atlanta, GA, San Jose State University, Georgia State University


A salute to Claude Stevenson and the Harbour Grace airstrip

The late Claude Stevenson is pictured in front of his 1946 Ercoupe single engine airplane at the airstrip in Harbour Grace.


Related Topix: Flying, Life