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Call 811 before every digging project, large or small

(BPT) – With the snow melted and the ground thawed, many eager homeowners and landscape professionals are ready to start projects that require digging this spring. During this transition into “digging season,” Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the association dedicated to protecting underground utilities and the people who dig near them, Continue reading →

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Green spring cleaning ideas that are kind to Mother Nature

(BPT) – It’s not necessary to use harsh chemicals and toxins to achieve a cleaner, fresh-smelling home this spring. Homemade cleaning products and earth-friendly tactics can help you clean green. Here are green cleaning ideas and a supplies list that will make Mother Nature happy: • Begin by decluttering, which Continue reading →

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4-H Camp Bristol Hills Announces 2014 Summer Programs

4-H Camp Bristol Hills, owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County, is celebrating 89 years of camping excellence in 2014.  4-H Camp is open to all interested youth. The camp features outdoor recreation and environmental education activities, including: shooting sports, fishing, ropes course, aquatics, horseback riding, geocaching, Continue reading →