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This n That | Daylight Saving — not Savings —Time is coming


By Mims Cushing

On Sunday, March 11, 2018, we will set our clocks forward by one hour. Daylight Saving Time. And be advised, it’s not “Savings.” It’s singular!

Gardening | Spring is in the air


By Master Gardener Lesley Arrandale

As January came to a close, the weather was fairly seasonal, but we had two really cold spells. With luck and some protection many of your plants will have survived — even if their tops are looking bedraggled — so don’t give up on them and don’t prune them before they begin to flush out in spring. Clean up dead foliage of bulbs and gingers if you like, but leave any material that comes from below ground or from the neck of bulbs; we need to prevent water getting down into those bulbs and rhizomes, which would promote rot.

Capt. David’s Fishing Report


By Captain David Lifka

We are finally into March and the fear of any more winter weather is beginning to fade. In recent years we have been a little spoiled with mild winters with little rain. These patterns have helped contribute to the longer and more bountiful fishing seasons that we have recently experienced; however, due to this year’s colder and wetter winter weather, we can probably expect a more traditional fishing season similar to seasons past.

Travel | A visit to the 9/11 Memorials and Museum


By Debi Lander

Visiting the September 11 Museum in New York City is worth the mental and emotional preparation required to relive the horrific events of that day. The visit offers compelling stories of the nearly 3,000 who died and those whose heroism saved others.

Pantry Raiders | Potato bread for Patty’s Day


By NewsLine Staff

St. Patrick’s Day might be more widely associated with pints of Guinness than Irish cuisine, but that does not mean revelers cannot indulge in some tasty food this March 17. Those with a day of celebration ahead may want to start their day off with this recipe for Irish Potato Bread from Linda Collister’s “Quick Breads” (Ryland, Peters & Small). The bread can be served alongside a pile of bacon and just-cooked eggs to make for a delicious, hearty breakfast.