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The Importance of Native Plants & Pollinators

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Sheena Carroll


This guest post was written by Donna Pearson of the Girty’s Run Watershed Association   About a third of the plants in Pennsylvania fields and yards are invasive species that simply do not support the insects and caterpillars needed to support wildlife. They haven’t developed the specialized relationships they need. Flowering plants and pollinators co-evolved, and pollination is the key event for a plant and for pollinators in the cycle of a year. Some species of pollinators have co-evolved with one species of plant, and the two species time their cycles to coincide, for example, insects maturing from larva to adult… Read More »

Steel City Shakespeare Comes to MCL

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Skylar Houck


“Something is rotten in the state of Denmark,” or should I say the Millvale Community Library. If you need plans for the weekend (Oct.12-14), look no further. Steel City Shakespeare Center’s performance of Hamlet, directed by Alan Irvine, is sure to entertain. With 80-90 hours of rehearsal, these five actors and actresses deliver Shakespeare’s text with a mix of pure emotion and humor. You may be surprised to find five actors playing fifteen roles. The memorization and performance of lines is astounding to say the least, and there was never any confusion concerning when actors switched between characters. The clever usage… Read More »


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