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Despite changes, ARC scuba clinic floats on

Despite changes, ARC scuba clinic floats on

By Susan Szuch

February 9, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

 As a three-year-old boy watching the TV series, “Sea Hunt,” Brad Knop became fascinated with breathing underwater. “It was on every week, and Lloyd Bridges was the diver in it, he was whom the plot was about,” Knop said. “I knew I wanted to be a diver, and he was my inspiration. ... That’...

Program honors historic, unique trees in Urbana

Program honors historic, unique trees in Urbana

February 9, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

As impassioned Bostonians cast their tea into the Boston Harbor in 1773, over 1,000 miles to the west, a tiny sapling was beginning to grow in Urbana. This tree, a bur oak at the corner of Main and Maple streets in Urbana, is one of the oldest trees in the city — though it is not alone.  Urbana is hom...