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Friday, September 18, 2009


Carlisle teen competes in whitewater freestyle kayaking

Tracy d’Arbeloff fervently hopes to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. And it could happen. The 17-year-old Russell Street resident possesses the physical stamina, strength and mental determination to continue on the path she’s started down as an elite athlete. One major obstacle stands in her way: the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ...more

Gardening in Kisoro, Uganda – a little different from Foss Farm

Like most Mosquito readers, I enjoy reading about trips our townspeople have taken to exotic places around the world. Many of these travel pieces are just that – descriptions of journeys from point to point which recount necessarily fleeting impressions of places and people along the way. For this article I thought I would take a different approach, a more ...more

Cultural Compass: The new season promises a wealth of artistic performances

I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Eastern Cauliflower Mushroom

Name: There are at least two cauliflower mushroom species in North America, both in the genus Sparassis, a word meaning torn to pieces or lacerated, which is a lot more descriptive than the image of a densely packed head of cauliflower. The taxonomists seem to be in a quandary ...more

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