Salmon migrations, stretching up to 3,000 kilometres, are among the world’s most awe inspiring. After spending adult lives in the ocean, salmon make the arduous trip up rivers against the current, returning to spawn and die where they hatched. Only one out of every thousand salmon manages to survive and return to its freshwater birthplace..

“They were the album covers of their time,” he said. It included sheet music from the 369th Infantry Jazz Band, led by Europe. As the band for the “Harlem Hellfighters,” one of the first regiments in which African American men could fight for the Allies in World War I, they fought on behalf of the French.

Claude Freeman became a coal miner. His parents were poor, and even being the youngest; they counted on him to help feed the family of 11. So, every day he loaded his lunch pail, adjusted his tin hat with the small lantern in front, said a prayer, and headed to the mine..

25 through Jan. 25, 2015. Since the street artists who are contributing to the project haven’t finished their work and since the ramshackle site hasn’t been made sufficiently safe for the public visit, Odums asked that I not reveal the location.. In theory I guess I usually see station agents playing with their smart phone or reading the newspaper. Laws are nothing without enforcement. Every morning the puddle would be there and usually by the evening on my way home it would have evaporated.

The company, which makes glasses under license for Donna Karan, Versace, Prada and Dolce Gabbana and which owns Ray Ban, is sprucing up the LensCrafters chain to bring the stores more in line with Luxottica’s long list of premium fashion brands. Five stores have been remodeled, including a flagship store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and 55 more will be finished by the end of the year. The plan is to revamp most of the 900 LensCrafters stores in the next few years.

The one day fundraiser for 305 8th Street Group Home, featured 10 teams battling excitement and fatigue with the winning team facing a team comprised of school faculty. The winning team was “Dynamite” and it recruited players from the other teams in its game facing the team faculty, which the faculty won. The students have already requested a rematch..

The selection is brought right home with Nancy Kerr and James Fagan playing Margaret Fagan’s, a pretty polka they composed for Margaret’s 50th birthday (backed up with the traditional English tune Bonny Kate) and Kate Fagan’s Joan of Arc, where she finds in the tragic French saint a rallying point for a number of modern causes. Listening to this CD is like sitting in on a musical evening of the extended Fagan family singing the songs that they have loved or been affected by over the years. It is a great privilege to sit and eavesdrop on such a fine session of loved songs so finely sung.” Review by Bob Bolton..