SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Free Public Library is offering an opportunity for amateur photographers of all ages to win prizes, exhibit their work, and become a part of Springfield’s history. The theme of the contest is “Springfield at Work and Play”.
If anyone is interested in reading more from Robert E. Purdue, Jr. book “Behind the Lines in Greece -The Story of OSS Operational Group II” mentioned in my May 28 column you can log onto www.robertperdue.com.
STATE — Lottery officials said that one grand prize winning ticket was sold in Ohio for last night’s $260 million Powerball drawing.
NEWCASTLE – A new effort to gather stories about the importance of Social Security in our society has been launched. The Social Security Stories Project is seeking story submissions from the public, with a goal of receiving 1,000 stories by the end of July.
STATE – Since there was no grand prize winner in Saturday evening’s Powerball drawing, the jackpot will grow to an estimated $260 million for the Wednesday, June 2 drawing.
QUINCY, Mass. – Electrical fires continue to be a leading cause of home fires, according to a new report from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
WASHINGTON, D.C.? The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, has partnered with World Policy Journal to launch an essay contest on June 1 to identify the most innovative solutions to the problem of food insecurity in the rural regions of Africa.
Dear EarthTalk: The U.S. got socked with several major storms this past winter. Local weather reports never mentioned this as odd. But is it a sign of global warming?
STATE — “Nobody likes cockroaches and nobody should,” says Leonard Douglen, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association.
MADISON, Wis. – Summer sports competitions mean lots of children will have to wrestle with the disappointment of defeat in sports.