09/20/15 3:00pm
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO The lovely white flowering vine appearing all over the Island now is clematis paniculata, otherwise known as sweet autumn vine clematis. Here’s mine, growing in half-shade because I feed it religiously.

CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO The lovely white flowering vine appearing all over the Island now is clematis paniculata, otherwise known as sweet autumn vine clematis. Here’s mine, growing in half-shade because I feed it religiously.

The marigold is a common annual, one that you probably know and use frequently. It’s easy to grow and has many of the same properties as other mosquito-repelling plants.

Consequently, its use extends far beyond that of a simple and attractive annual bedding plant. You can pot up marigolds and place them strategically, near mosquito entry points, on the deck or balcony where you spend a lot of time outdoors. (more…)

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03/05/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Whose that fellow with the earring. Why it’s Athletic Director Rick Osmer in 1995 when he kept a promise to the varsity basketball team that he’d have his ear pierced if the team remained undefeated in League VIII. They did, so he did.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Whose that fellow with the earring. Why it’s Athletic Director Rick Osmer in 1995 when he kept a promise to the varsity basketball team that he’d have his ear pierced if the team remained undefeated in League VIII. They did, so he did.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Queen Elizabeth bestowed an honorary knighthood on famed CBS journalist and then director of the United States Information Agency Edward R. Murrow. (more…)