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  • 170 years old: Winslow Township celebrates a birthday
    170 years old: Winslow Township celebrates a birthday
    Making it to the ripe old age of 170 is no small accomplishment, and Winslow Township is celebrating that milestone with a birthday party on Saturday, March 7th, from 1-4 p.m. at the Bud Duble Senior Center, 33 Cooper Folly Road in Atco. All are...
  • Almanac
    An ice storm, mild weather, heavy snow and record pressure
    An ice storm, mild weather, heavy snow and record pressure top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 5.1894 – Mild weather for this...
  • Roger Beckett and Lamar Alexander
    Lamar Alexander honored for his work promoting civics, history education
    Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander (R) accepted the 2015 John M. Ashbrook Award bestowed by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in a brief ceremony at the Library of Congress on March 4.The Ohio-based Ashbrook Center has presented the annual...
  • Almanac
    Record warm temperatures, March snowstorms, and subzero cold
    Record warm temperatures, March snowstorms, and subzero cold top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 4.1912 - Subzero cold continues...
  • Hardman Farm State Historic Site
    Culture and history meet at Georgia’s newest state historic site
    Less than a 3 hour drive from Chattanooga, Tennessee and an hour and a half from Atlanta, Georgia, the Hardman Farm State Historic Site recently opened to the public as Georgia’s newest state historic site. Visitors can take the scenic route...
  • Almanac
    Balmy highs, snow and blowing snow, and bitter cold
    Balmy highs, snow and blowing snow, and bitter cold top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 3.1943 - Arctic air dominates the first ten...
  • Almanac
    A major snow and ice storm, near-blizzard conditions, and record cold
    A major snow and ice storm, near-blizzard conditions, and record cold top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on March 2.1868 – In Lansing...
  • Almanac
    The lions and lambs of March
    The lions and lambs of March top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on March 1.1882 - March comes in like a...
  • "The Concert For Bangla Desh"
    Your weekly Beatles calendar: In 1973, 'Concert for Bangla Desh' wins top Grammy
    Your weekly Beatles calendar:Ringo, Paul on tour:Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band: March 1, Buenos Aires, Argentina (free show); March 3, Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile; March 6, Bogota, Corferias, Columbia; March 8, Coliseo Merida, Yucatan,...
  • Beyounce Queen Bee
    Contributions of African Americans yesterday, today, tomorrow, forever
    When you buy a carton of almond milk, think back to George Washington Carver who discovered, and created milk made with peanuts. Carvers love for agricultural saved the south with all the inventions he discovered from peanuts. Things we use...
  • Almanac
    A tornado, record warmth, whiteout conditions and record rain
    A tornado, record warmth, whiteout conditions and record rain top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on February 28.1884 - A low temperature of ...
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee: athlete, author, philanthropist
    Jackie Joyner-Kersee: athlete, author, philanthropist
    Daughter of Alfred (a railroad employee) and Mary (a nurse’s assistant), Jacqueline Joyner was born on March 3, 1962 in East St. Louis, Illinois. Her parents were only teen-agers at the time they married and struggled to provide for their...
  • Leonard Nimoy at Star Trek Into Darkness Event
    Boston native Leonard Nimoy has passed away
    There are some moments in Boston's history that none can predict will impact the world, but they do anyway. One of those moments came in 1931, when a young Jewish boy was born to immigrant parents in the city. His name was Leonard Nimoy. He...
  • Bellevue Elementary School, Richmond VA
    Bellevue Elementary School – On former site of Van Lew Mansion, Richmond, VA
    Standing in one of Richmond’s most renowned spots is the Bellevue Elementary School. Located in the St. Johns Church Historic District (of Church Hill) at 2301 East Grace Street, the school also houses a museum recognizing the site’s...
  • Almanac
    Spring-like weather, record cold and blizzard conditions
    Spring-like weather, record cold and blizzard conditions top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on February 27.1976 - Temperatures soar to the...