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Hispanic Heritage Month

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What is Hispanic Heritage Month?  Hispanic Heritage Month is a time for celebrating the Hispanic Culture, and recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic-Americans to the history, culture and achievements of the United States. When is Hispanic Heritage Month?  Hispanic Heritage Month runs annually from September 15 through October 15. September 15 was selected as… read more >>

Bacon! Bacon! Bacon!

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Who doesn’t love bacon? There is a whole day dedicated to this tasty food. International Bacon Day is the Saturday before Labor Day. This year’s Bacon Day is September 5th. The back story is that college students from Colorado University came up with this idea back in 2004. According to awarenesdays.com, Bucknell students call themselves ‘Meatheads,” since they… read more >>

National Lighthouse Day

Lorain Lighthouse at night

Have you ever been to a lighthouse? Have you ever wondered what it looks like inside one? Lighthouses have provided safety to ships for many years, preventing them from crashing into shorelines.  This led to National Lighthouse Day on August 7th. According to the American Lighthouse Foundation, August 7th, 1789 was the day that Congress approved an… read more >>

The Mahoning Valley Has Talent!

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Can you sing? Dance? Tell jokes? Whistle, ride a unicycle, or walk on your hands? Did you teach your hamster to do tricks? Whatever your talent is, we invite you to share it as part of our virtual talent showcase. Send us a video of your talent during the month of July, and we will… read more >>