County native prepares the way for fellow soldiers in West Africa

If you think it’s been warm lately, just be thankful you’re not in Mali, Africa, where the temperature gets a wee bit warmer than it does here. “We have a digital temperature monitor here. It sits under a sun screen… not in direct sun. It will indicate temperatures up to 49 C, today it was...

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One square at a time

Counting out to 10, Trish Rubin then takes hand knit or crochet squares and ties them together with wool yarn. The squares are headed to South Africa as part of the Knit-a-square initiative to help keep vulnerable or orphaned children warm. The River John Square Knitters have been active participants in the initiative for three...

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