Wednesday's Heavy Rain Caused Mudslides Heavy rain fell south of the Twin Cities metro on Wednesday, which caused this scene near St. Peter along Hwy 169. Some of the reports suggest nearly 3" to 4" of rain fell in that area during the day. WOW! ______________________________________________________________________________ "As oceans rapidly warm because of climate change, an urgent need to improve hurricane forecasts" "Better hurricane forecasts require near-real-time, deep-ocean monitoring. In the past two hurricane seasons, record-breaking floods have engulfed our coastal zones in the Carolinas and Texas as storms have drawn more water and grown larger from rapidly warming oceans. As the climate system continues to warm, we will need better prediction systems so we can prepare vulnerable coastal areas for bigger, wetter and faster-strengthening hurricanes. Hurricane season is just six weeks away. Recent studies confirm that warming of the world’s oceans is … [Read more...] about Drying Out Thursday. Tracking 70s On The Maps
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ROCKY RIVER, Ohio - A Paul Harris Fellowship was presented to Mary Fancher, a choral music teacher at Rocky River Middle School, by the Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River. The award is in recognition of her leadership as advisor of the Be-the-Change interact Club at RRMS. Paul Harris Fellowships recognize exceptional contributions made by individuals who further Rotary's mission of encouraging the ideals of service as a basis of worthy enterprise, high ethical standards, community service and the advancement of international understanding and goodwill. The fellowship, named for Paul Harris who founded Rotary in 1905, was established in his honor in 1957 and is usually reserved for those who contribute $1,000 to the Rotary Foundation. Rotary members said Fancher's enthusiasm, planning and organizational skills enabled the students in the Interact Club to broaden themselves and serve their school and community. The club members follow Rotary's principles of service and fellowship … [Read more...] about Mary Fancher honored by Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River: West Shore Chatter
File Image Aurora Community Theatre. 115 E. Pioneer Trail, Aurora. All roles available for men and women ages 16 and up for Stephen Sondheim, Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart's "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Feb. 10-11. Come prepared with 32 bars of an upbeat tempo show tune (bring sheet music for accompanist), comfortable clothing for movement, a head shot and resume along with a list of conflicts. Director: David Stebbins; with music director Tim Shaffer and choreographer Amie W. Gabel. Performances: April 26-May 18. Details: email the director at [email protected] Beachwood Community Theater. Beachwood Middle School's Auditorium, 2860 Richmond Road. Seeking a music director for Disney's "The Little Mermaid." Paid position. Performances: May 4-19. Email Jill Koslen-Freireich at [email protected] or call 216-595-3734. Beck Center for the Arts Youth Theater. 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood. All roles available for youth … [Read more...] about Cleveland Theater’s Auditions for Jan. 4 and Beyond: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ “Gloria” at Cleveland Public Theatre & More
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CLEVELAND, Ohio – Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 23, for the 13th annual Winter Warmer Fest.The Ohio Craft Brewers Association’s annual beer fest – arguably the year’s best large-scale beer tasting in Northeast Ohio – will be 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Windows on the River, 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland. It returns to the FirstEnergy Powerhouse, where the Greater Cleveland Aquarium is located.The fundraiser for the 12-year-old non-profit organization that promotes the state’s craft-beer scene will include more than 50 Ohio craft breweries. Winter seasonals, limited-edition and high-gravity beers will be poured at the inside-outside event, which will include a cask area of infused beers. This is a popular feature of the fest and stretches the imaginations of brewers, who doctor established and popular ales with an assortment of ingredients.Tickets go on sale at 7 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23. The first 100 early admission tickets sold on Black Friday will … [Read more...] about Winter Warmer Fest beer-tasting tickets go on sale on Black Friday