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Kwanzaa founder to start events in Pittsburgh

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of the Kwanzaa holiday, will kick off the Pittsburgh area Kwanzaa celebration at a special lecture Dec. 26 at 7 p.m. in Carnegie Music Hall.

Mail Pouch painter dies, but legacy lives

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Ohio native Harley Warrick, who painted his way into history with “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” signs on barns, died Nov. 24 at age 76.

Jackson’s Mill looking for ‘friends’ in high places

Thursday, December 14, 2000

In 1921, Jackson’s Mill in West Virginia became the nation’s first state 4-H camp. Now, the Friends of Jackson’s Mill are trying to drum up both time and money to support the facility.

Top Dairies program finds out what puts dairies at the top

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Top Dairies is a national database that contains financial information on more than 1,000 dairy farms.

Cold weather means ice skating at Mill Creek Park

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Skating lessons at Mill Creek MetroParks’ outdoor ice rink start Jan. 6.

Developing chef connection takes constant communication

Thursday, December 14, 2000

If you want to sell your produce to a chef, stay in touch, says a Wooster, Ohio, organic grower.

What was he thinking?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Reader responds to letter writer’s rant.

Dairy and farming is not always the same

Thursday, December 14, 2000

If milk producers expect to survive in a climate of change, they should take a lesson from the potato industry.

Letter writer expressed bigotry of his own

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and that freedom includes the right to believe or to not believe.

Letter writer expressed bigotry of his own

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and that freedom includes the right to believe or to not believe.

What was he thinking?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Reader responds to letter writer’s rant.

Chef insists on only locally-grown food

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The upscale Cleveland restaurant, Parker’s, exclusively showcases foods produced by Ohio farmers or farmers in nearby Pennsylvania.

ODNR honors conservationists’ efforts

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Ohio Department of Natural Resources inducts two members into Hall of Fame.

Historical patterns could be a good predictor of soybean and corn prices

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Based on history, the odds of a cash corn price above $3 are about 18 percent.

Learning low-tech production production

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The All-Ohio Growers Roundtables, a series of three, one-day roundtable discussions on fruit and vegetable production and on growing for the produce auctions, will be held on three Wednesdays in January and February in northcentral Ohio.

West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Story of state’s heritage told in design

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Handmade bed quilts are windows into the past. A newly published book profiles West Virginia quilts and quiltmakers.

Pa. museum commission offers summer internships

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is offering paid internships for undergraduate and graduate students during summer 2001.

OFB taking new steps to shape debate

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Ohio Farm Bureau kicked off three initiatives designed to respond to the changes taking place within agriculture.

McClure unseats OFB president in state leadership shake-up

Thursday, December 7, 2000

An unprecedented leadership challenge at the Ohio Farm Bureau resulted in the seating of a new president.

Christmas customs recaptured for Loghurst

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The oldest log house in northeast Ohio is decked out for the holidays.

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