The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 28, 2005


This is the first in a series of three articles about the Chinese tradition in Carlisle today. Events sponsored by the Carlisle Cultural Council will celebrate the Chinese New Year in February. ...more

This is the second and final installment of an article that began in the January 21 issue, "Christmas in Eritrea: family and birding in the Horn of Africa." ...more

January 15 marked the opening of Reverend Paul Litchfield, First Minister of Carlisle, the first of a year-long series of history and art exhibits at the Gleason Public Library celebrating Carlisle's Bicentennial. The exhibit examines the life and work of Reverend Litchfield, who served the community from 1781 until his death in 1827. It includes ...more

Name: Melanerpes carolinus or Red-bellied Woodpecker. The genus name comes from the Greek words melanos meaning black and herpes meaning a creeper. The bird does have some black parts and it does have the two toes forward and two toes back that allow it to creep up and down tree trunks but the genus name is more descriptive ...more

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