Monthly archive for March 2020

One man’s trash, another’s mission

Concord Monitor -PHILADELPHIA — Madis Pihlak looked into the eyes of a loggerhead sea turtle at a Florida rehab center and knew he had to help. “You look at that face and they are so beautiful,” said Pihlak, a retired Pennsylvania State University professor of architecture and

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Annual tree sale moving forward

Penn Live -The Perry County Conservation District’s annual tree sale is going ahead as planned, according to Kristie Smith, Keep Perry County Beautiful coordinator. “I am still pushing forward with our spring tree sale plans because it is important, and I believe that it will give everyone

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Cancellations, March 17

Standard Speaker -The following events and activities have been impacted by the coronavirus. Report any cancellations and closures to editorial@standardspeaker.com. ■ Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its partners, the Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association, are suspending their annual litter cleanup program,

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List of Canceled Events

The Express -The following cancellations were reported to The Express over the weekend: — Annie Halenbake Ross Library, Friendship Community Library and Renovo Area Library are temporarily closed until March 29. — KCSD Faculty and Friends 2020 Kellerman Scholarship Recital canceled. — Lamar United Methodist Church Community

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Do Cigarettes Litter Your Landscape?

Facility Executive – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, has announced the opening of the grant application period for the 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP), designed to help communities combat the most commonly littered item in America. Established in 1953, Keep America Beautiful

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