Heroic young airman dies | Turning Back the Pages

Fifty Years Ago – April, 1965

My fat thumbs and wardrobe malfunctions | Little Bits

My friends and family know me well. My faults are hard to hide. Those who read my posts are aware of my fat fingers.

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Katana and Jenny O | Elmore SPCA

Come adopt us!

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Adopt an adult cat for free | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to announce our April adoption special:

The ducks are back | Keeseville Column

Well, the surest sign that spring has sprung has popped up for our area.

Fiber arts | Elizabethtown Social Center

The Elizabethtown Social Center offers a group for those interested in fiber arts, such as knitting, spinning and weaving.

Wildflower hikes | Westport Column

Here’s a reminder about “Sunday Brunch: A Sourdough Waffle and Fritatta Extravaganza” at Dogwood Bread Company in Wadhams from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 12, to benefit the Wadhams Free Library.

Pruning | Essex Column

This Friday evening, April 10, head up to Willsboro’s bowling alley for some fund raising fun and fellowship.

The real meaning of Easter | Willsboro Column

Weather sure has kept us puzzled about what season it truly is, with a wake up of a ground covered in snow and then by noon, it was all gone.

Fresh Maple Syrup | Bakers Mills News

The snow is starting to melt away from the trees which is a most welcome site after such a bitter cold winter.

Tiny Brains Are Not Simple Brains | Notes from Planet Earth

Three recent research articles support the notion that some tiny animals, evolutionarily much older than we humans, nevertheless possess brains with some of the same capabilities and chemical activities as our own brains.

Good Friday | Little Bits

Is Good Friday good? No doubt that question has never crossed your mind. My mind? Let’s just say it’s different from most.

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Black smoke and orange flame | Conservation Conversations

Over 80 Fire fighters from both the United States and Canada trained for crude oil fires involving railroads at the Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) in Pueblo Colorado recently.

Opening day for trout and April Fools | Notes from the North Woods

Researchers finally confirmed what most children already knew, which is the fact that outdoor recreation provides a variety of important benefits beyond the obvious fun and games.

2015 Dr. Mel Amsel Chess Tournament | Elizabethtown Social Center

Congratulations to Isaiah Turner, winner of the 2015 Dr. Mel Amsel Chess Tournament! Kudos to Second Place winner Wesley Whalen.