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Community Partner: Leigh Englebert

photo & story by Emily DeLeo Crime seems to be in the headlinesnearly every day, leaving many peoplewondering what they can do. There areactually manythings that anindividual,neighbors on ablock or peoplein a communitycan do to helpimprove localsafety. Anindividual cansimply keepthe porch lighton, look outfor neighborsand get moreinvolved.Considerstarting ablock club orwalk the neighborhood with a friend […]

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Ask the Ecologist:

by Belle Bergner Q: I’ve heard that our honey bees are dying. What is killing the bees and is this going to affect our crops? A: It’s true: bees are critical for the fertilization of many of our agricultural crops and we might have to figure out an economical surrogate fertilizer if current rates of […]

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Signs of Spring

Story & photos by Tim Lambrecht If you are strolling down the east end of Brady Street and something seems different, you’re right, it is. The stylized “V” which was mounted above the entrance of Vucciria’s restaurant has been taken down. The restaurant has been re-named Coco Bella. Mimma & Joe Megna still own the […]

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Ask the Ecologist:

by Belle Bergner Q: I want to give up all meat products for Lent but don’t want to completely eliminate protein from my diet. Can you recommend some environmentally low-impact fish? A: This is a great time to get eco-savvy about meat eating, including fish. Once Lent is over, try limiting your beef, pork, chicken […]