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On Thursday, March 16, 2017, President Trump sent an outline of his proposed FY 2018 budget to Congress, to be followed by a more detailed proposal in the spring. 376 more words


Innovations in Learning: College IV

In September of 1973 Grand Valley State Colleges (as it was then known) opened College IV. College IV was so named because it was the fourth college in GVSC’s cluster concept, joining the College of Arts & Sciences, Thomas Jefferson College, and William James College.  444 more words



Do not dilute true view

that is within you.

Tears, a sign

life redesigned.

poet NbJ



Junior of the month

Junior of the month: Johnny Comforti

Q: What sports do you play at St. Pius ?

A: I play basketball and baseball on varsity.

Q: What is your favorite class to play at Pius and why? 211 more words


Gardening Help!!!

Upon becoming a Master Gardener I’ve read a lot of good gardening books and a lot of bad gardening books.  Listed below are some of my favorites (which I own & continue to use as a reference), a few books on gardening & novels with garden in title.   687 more words


Preserving glass plate negatives

Glass plate negatives are subject to unique damage and deterioration.  Glass is very fragile and can easily crack or break, the emulsion on the glass can flake and the glass plates are also subject to damage from water, fungus and mould.  508 more words

St Helens Through The Lens

A Race Against Destruction: The Wartime Photography of Margaret Tomlinson

The National Buildings Record (NBR) was born of war, created quickly in early 1941 to photograph and document England’s historic buildings and places before they were lost forever by aerial bombing. 833 more words