Once it stood: Majestic, spreading like a friendly giant bestowing a blessing on Chico: the Hooker Oak. It became the symbol of this city. Deemed the largest valley oak in the world, it was 326 yea…
Why banks still build branches
Frost Bank can't seem to build branches quickly enough. It's planning on putting up a branch a month over the next couple of years. In this issue of Texas Inc., the bank's CEO Phil Green says customers want branches even if they don't use them.
Recycling 101 at LBI Branch Thursday
By ERIC ENGLUND | Apr 30, 2019 Surf City — The Long Beach Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City will host “How to Recycle the Right Way” at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 2 Angela Anderson, sustainability coordinator for Long Beach Township, will teach participants how to recycle the right way to get the maximum for your money and extend the life of our landfills. She will also discuss how not all recyclable items are equal, and that some will…
E-preschool program should be available in SD in 2020
Parents exploring preschool options for their kids, but running into limited options in their community, might be able to take advantage of another program in 2020.
Kids learn literacy on day off at Osterhout branch
WILKES-BARRE — Joanne Austin wants to get kids in the library to read and learn,
Lorain Public Library System’s North Ridgeville Branch offering ‘Tech Tips’
Lorain Public Library System’s North Ridgeville Branch will be offering a “Tech Tips” event on May 31.
Top leaders resign at Memorial
Memorial Hospital’s CEO, Mike Scialdone, and chief financial officer, Tracy Narvet, have resigned effective Friday. Also effective Jan. 17, new leadership has stepped in, according to a news release this morning from University of Colorado Health. Since 2008, Scialdone has led Memorial Hospital through numerous crises and leadership changes, and most notably through the transition …This content is only available to members of the CSBJ To…
Growing Concerns: How to deal with low-hanging branches
In the past, I have addressed the importance of removing lower branches of young trees as they develop. This raises the canopy over time to allow clearance for landscape maintenance
Fire in Long Branch home destroys top floor
A two-alarm fire in Long Branch Sunday afternoon destroyed an attic.
Stinson Beach library branch marks 20 years
The Stinson Beach branch of the Marin County Free Library held a celebration on Saturday to mark 20 years at its building at 3521 Shoreline Highway. The Stinson Beach branch is one of 11 sites in t…
Pence details plans for 'Space Force' in what would be sixth branch of the military
Vice President Mike Pence laid out an ambitious plan that would create a military command dedicated to space this year and eventually establish a "Space Force."
Ithaca branch of American Association of University Women celebrates 100 years
AAUW was then and is now one of the foremost national organizations promoting education and equity for women and girls.
Allied Gardens/Benjamin Branch Library update
Grantville | Allied Gardens | Del Cerro | Mission Trails | San Carlos | Fletcher Hills
West Branch High School names top 10
West Branch High School’s Top Ten students for the Class of 2018 are: Kirsten Plocher, valedictorian Parents: Todd Plocher and Jody Plocher, of
West Branch honors its top students
Thirteen West Branch High School seniors were honored at a recent academic recognition banquet at Boneshakers at the Timberlanes complex in Salem.
Top Gun part of the grind for West Branch
BELOIT — It's been one wrestling challenge after another for West Branch. Under second-year coach Chris Dorris, the Warriors elected to return to
How a Greenville group is working to retrieve the county's lynching memorial
500 people packed the gymnasium at Long Branch Baptist Church on Nov. 14 for a discussion about the lynching of George Green and gentrification.
How Flowery Branch proposes to revamp its downtown
More housing and mixed-used development, including 15 upper-floor apartments in a new building on Main Street, are being considered in Flowery Branch.
Why these pieces of art appeared in Flowery Branch
A public art display has been installed on city-owned property in downtown Flowery Branch, across from City Hall.
At the Library: Learn about leaves at Vacaville branch
VACAVILLE — Afternoon Adventures is a series of after-school programs for children. Once a month, the program features a STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) project. The next project is leaf science. Children will learn more about the science behind leaves: Why do leaves change