View Neighborhood Newspapers earned several awards in the 2016 Nevada Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. View staff writer F. Andrew Taylor took first place for Best Editorial Cartoon for Urban Weeklies.
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Q: About 1/3 of my fruit trees are dying. Some of the branches on a sick tree look healthy; some of the branches on the same tree look dead. There is sap coming from some of the trees. I fear it is a borer infestation. I am scraping the bark and spraying with Neem oil. What do you think?
Ozzie the giraffe has a new barn-style enclosure at Henderson’s Lion Habitat Ranch thanks to a partnership between the facility and area construction businesses, including Penta Building Group.
You don’t have to be German American to come to Jazz Night Tuesdays at the German-American Social Club of Nevada, 1110 E. Lake Mead Blvd., but it does raise the price of admission from the $2 members pay to a whopping $7, which really isn’t much for three hours of jazz by seasoned performers.
They are the questions that every parent ponders: What to make for dinner? What can be made that will satisfy every family member and add enough variety and nutrition?
While different groups debate the impact of payday lenders, Nevada is looking at ways to regulate the industry in the Silver State.
Books, music, videos and now the whirring of sewing machines. Windmill Library welcomed members of the Las Vegas chapter of the American Sewing Guild for a Sit ‘n’ Sew day Sept. 2 in celebration of National Sewing Month.
Even before they met in 1968, Peter and Carole Sidlow were collectors. She was passionate about textiles, ribbons and antiques. His interests ran the gamut.
Most people imagine the life of a stand-up comic as a long series of anonymous hotel rooms and performing endless one-night gigs in dingy clubs with brick walls. Vinnie Favorito has been performing almost exclusively in Las Vegas since 2003. “It’s awesome,” Favorito said. “I have a great family and a great support system. Now I have a new family, (Red Mercury Entertainment). I’ve never been with such a professional crew as I am now. I’ve never been with a group that really cares the way this one does.”
On Sept. 30, United Way of Southern Nevada hopes to bring together more than 1,200 volunteers its largest, one-day, community-wide volunteer event celebrating the spirit and value of volunteering. The inaugural event is hailed as the Day of Caring.
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