Community Garden to host fall festival

The Good News Community Garden at St. Mary’s-St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church is hosting a fall festival Saturday, Nov. 4, at the garden, 104 St. Mary’s Church Road, from 1-4 p.m.

The free event is open to the public and will include pony rides, environmental displays, garden tours and demonstrations on composting and electric vehicles.

The garden began in April as a way for church members and other volunteers to grow fresh produce to supply the Glen Alpine Food Bank. The garden supplied more than 800 pounds of fresh produce — tomatoes, bell peppers, tomatillo, beets, cucumbers, zucchini, green beans, onion, watermelons and cantaloupe. A second planting of fall and winter vegetables has been planted for harvest later in November. The garden has also supplied tomatillos to the food pantry at St. Charles Catholic Church.

St. Mary’s, which sits on five acres of land, has a long

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Dos and Don’ts of Shopping at Home Depot: 10 Money-Saving Tips

Sundry Photography / Getty Images

Sundry Photography / Getty Images

Whether you’re in the market for Christmas decorations and lights, home improvement items, tools or even household goods, Home Depot is the first stop on the list for many shoppers. You never know what kind of deals you’ll find lurking in the massive aisles of this one-stop big box store for do-it-yourselfers, homeowners, and general contractors or home improvement professionals.

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When you’re shopping for the best prices, it helps to know a few insider secrets that are exclusive to The Home Depot. These Dos and Don’ts can keep you from paying more than you have to on your next home renovation project or gardening supplies.


Look for Yellow Price Tags

Yellow price tags at Home Depot indicate sales, as revealed by Family Handyman.

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Black Moon opens in Garden City

Bakery by morning and pizzeria and happy hour bar by evening – that’s the idea behind Black Moon in Garden City.

Co-owner Barry Faught’s initial idea was to open Black Moon as a bakery to supply his downtown Boise coffee shop – Broadcast Coffee, which faces Cherie-Buckner Webb Park. But because he can use the same equipment to make pizza, he saw an opportunity for both.

“We use the same mixers for pizza dough as we do for our croissant dough,” Faught said. “Our ovens that we have that we make our pizzas in, they’re actually bread ovens, but they make really great-tasting pizzas. And they will make really great-tasting baked goods as well. It’s a special oven that we ordered from France.”

Faught says the bakery side of Black Moon won’t be open until December. For now, the restaurant is serving up pizza, salads, and appetizers Wednesday through Sunday.

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Evergrande & Sunac Restructure With Country Garden On Deck

Week in Review

  • China’s better-than-expected economic release this week failed to lift markets as most Asian equity markets closed lower on the week.
  • The Biden Administration added to the types of semiconductors that US companies and those using US-developed technology are unable to export to China, though most global chipmakers reported that they expected a small impact from the expanded list and continue to see target China for future growth.
  • Buybacks continued to increase this week with 10 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) announcing new buybacks or increases in their buyback programs while internet giant Tencent has bought back nearly $4 billion worth of its own stock so far this year.
  • Electric vehicle giant BYD guided for its Q3 net income to nearly double.

Key News

Asian equities ended an off week lower as 10-Year US treasury yields temporarily rose above 5% during Asia trading hours following Powell’s press conference

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Town where six homes were destroyed by raging inferno had no fire engines at nearby East Kilbride depot

RESIDENTS burned out of their street by a huge blaze faced a crucial delay for help – because their local fire depot had no engines.

Six homes were destroyed in East Kilbride last week after the inferno took hold.

The aftermath of Friday's fire in Whitelee, East Kilbride


The aftermath of Friday’s fire in Whitelee, East KilbrideCredit: © Michael McGurk 2023
Flames rip through the properties as crews battle the blaze


Flames rip through the properties as crews battle the blazeCredit: John Kirkby News Group newspapers
A firefighter helps get the inferno under control.


A firefighter helps get the inferno under control.Credit: Tom Farmer

But firefighters took almost 20 minutes to respond because appliances were sent from Clarkston – almost nine miles from the scene.

We can reveal the engines based at East Kilbride town centre – just three miles from the fire – were being used elsewhere for a training exercise.

Union chiefs today slammed cost-cutting measures that meant no emergency cover was on-site in East Kilbride – home to

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What Gardening Offered After a Son’s Death, by Yiyun Li

“It’s rather vexing, isn’t it, not to know what flowers will come up next year?” I said to my friend Brigid, in a voice that sounded more like a character’s in a novel than my own. It was November, 2017, and my family had just moved into our house in Princeton. The trees were shedding their leaves, in a theatrical manner that was new to us—we had relocated from California to the East Coast four months earlier.

“There are some roses,” Brigid said. “Those look like lilies.”

“And those are hostas.”

There were six or seven rose bushes, with residual flowers, fuchsia-colored, shivering on top of the near-leafless branches. Lilies and hostas, their leaves already paled and half rotted by the cold autumn rain, remained recognizable. The rest of the garden was a wilted mystery, buried under fallen leaves.

I was not a character, but I was speaking like one

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Sponsored: Perino’s Home & Garden Center voted Best Garden Store in Gambits 2023 Best of New Orleans Readers Poll | Free Fun

Perino's Home & Garden Center

Our grandfather, Salvador “Sam” Perino, established Perino’s Nursery in 1949, after proudly serving as a Naval Aviator in WWII.

After the war, Sam and his loving wife Magdalene Perino started a 24-hour grocery and produce market in New Orleans on the corner of Carrollton and Claiborne. The market sold cut flowers for special occasions and served sliced watermelon during the summer months. He eventually introduced camellias and azaleas into the mix, which led to the launch of Perino’s Nursery. In 1955, Sam took a leap of faith and moved his business to Veterans Memorial Blvd, which at the time was just a dirt road.

Perino's Home & Garden Center

Perino’s became a multi-generational business when his two sons (Buddy and Peter Perino) joined the business in the late 1970’s. Buddy and Peter helped expand Perino’s Garden Center into a full retail, growing, and landscape operation with a focus on cultivating quality local plants. In 2004,

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Columbus Day 2023 store hours for Walmart, Target, CVS, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Best Buy and more

Columbus Day 2023, which is also celebrated as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in some communities, lands on Monday, Oct. 9.

The holiday is celebrated on the second Monday of October.

Here’s everything you need to know about store hours on Monday for Columbus Day 2023.

What stores are open on the Columbus Day 2023? When do stores close?

Here is a list of many popular retailers that are confirmed to be open on the Columbus Day 2023, along with their store hours, according to their websites and Holiday Shopping Hours.

Shoppers should ultimately check with their local store in the event hours vary by location.

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Activists plant seeds of change with victory garden at The Outpost in east Vancouver

Monica Zazueta’s fingers dipped into a fresh pile of soil and picked up a tiny seashell.

The local environmental activist thrust the cockle seashell into the air, showing it off to the others around her.

“It’s good luck if you find a seashell in a garden,” Becca Kempton, another local environmentalist, said as she shoveled soil into a bucket.

A huge smile spread over Zazueta’s face. She placed the seashell on a nearby garden bed that would soon be filled with greenery.

“Then that belongs right here,” Zazueta said.

For years, environmental activists have rung the alarm about changes to the world’s climate and fears for future generations. Three of those activists reside in Clark County.

A couple of years ago, Zazueta, Kempton and Karissa Halstrom became fed up with waiting around for leaders to make changes to help save their children’s future. They knew that no amount of luck

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River Metals Recycling acquires Garden Street Iron & Metal’s Ohio operations

Nucor Corp., a Charlotte, North Carolina-based company that operates a network of electric arc furnace steel mills, has acquired Cincinnati-based Garden Street Iron & Metal’s assets on behalf of its recycling subsidiary, River Metals Recycling (RMR), headquartered in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. The assets include one feeder and one shredder yard, bringing RMR‘s total number of recycling facilities to 19.

Nucor says the purchase is consistent with its raw materials strategy and demonstrates its commitment to expanding the regional recycling platforms supporting the company’s steel mills.

Garden Street was founded in 1958 by the Weber family, with Earl Weber Jr. having served as president of the company’s Ohio operations until the sale. Weber tells Recycling Today he has retired and left the business. However, he says, his grandson, Tyler Weber, plans to stay on to manage operations at the Cincinnati yard, which is set on 22 acres with three nearby

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