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Friday, October 20, 2017

Preparing fall mums

Lovely mums are in their full glory in October. Some late blooming varieties will make it completely through the month. If you have planted garden...

Marching bands treat fans to pageantry

One reward for college football fans who loyally attend games: The marching band. Although they are a treat for the eyes and ears, band performances...

A short history of Thanksgiving in Canada

Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday in October and its history goes back to English explorer Martin Frobisher. Frobisher had been trying to find...

Nature’s annual spectacle: Where to see the leaves

Fall officially started in September but according to the Travel Channel, October is the prime time to see the best of America's fall foliage....

Time well spent: Fire safety awareness

A lot of things are annoying: Long meetings, traffic jams, tax forms. And fire drills. The truth is one can't ignore annoying things because the...

Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day today

Today is National Hunting and Fishing Day!  It is observed each year on the fourth Saturday in September. This day was created as a day...

College football sports silly chants

The colorful spectacle of the college football game, marked by peppy students and high stepping bands, is usually completed by a sometimes irreverent cheer...

Don’t forget Grandparents Day

Each year, the second Sunday in September is recognized as Grandparents Day. This year, it's on the 10th. It's the time to give them a...

On September 4, Labor Day: Summer’s last fling has a serious...

Nap in the hammock, have a barbecue or dive into the city swimming pool. Whatever you do, you are celebrating the last weekend of...

September is National Preparedness Month

A few easy steps can prepare for disaster. No part of the country is immune to natural or man-made disasters. During September, the Department of...