Beanie the Chicken's Blog

Shortly after Beanie was found at a local feed store, it became apparent that she he was an unusual chicken. These are the chronicles of Beanie the chicken....

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Mechanicsburg residents working to restore war memorial

MECHANICSBURG — Weather and age have taken a toll on a monument built in 1948 that bears the names of Mechanicsburg residents who died in combat during World War II and the Vietnam War.

Click here to read story, from The State Journal-Register (Springfield, Il) 3/28/10.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Film digs up forgotten past of war's Hill 60 tunnellers

Australian and Allied soldiers created the largest blast the world had yet seen. THEY made the earth quake; their handiwork was heard and felt across the seas and they crafted a great battlefield victory. Then they faded away and were forgotten. But not for much longer.

Click here to read story, from The Australian (Surry Hills, NSW, Australia) 3/27/10.

World War II Memorial plaques stolen

They “served God and their country” in the 1940s and now police are looking for the culprits who desecrated their memory.

Click here to read story from New Britian Herald (Britain, CT) 3/25/10.

Nahant will clean up vet's memorial

An aging plaque on a stone in a little known park in town will be refurbished in the near future.

Click here to read story from (Lynn, MA) Enter your Zip code to find news and events in your area Print Email Font Resize Statue project saved man's life

Ninety-four-year-old Edward Zajac was "heartbroken" when someone stole the statue that memorialized his wife during the weekend, but was elated when police found the statue Monday night.

Click here to read story from Salt Lake (Salt Lake City, UT) 3/16/10.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Chickens in the news

For several years I have paid keen attention to the growing phenomenon of chickens being raised in the city. I found a site that lists published articles about it called "The Weekly Roost: chickens in the news" on the website "Urban Chickens."

Click here to go there.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

"Mad City Chickens," A Real Hit On DVD review

LA Canyon News - Beverly Hills,CA, published an interesting review of the feature length documentaryMad City Chickens, mentioned in earlier blog posts. Click here to read article.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Group promotes raising chickens within city limits of Sarasota

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Monday, June 08, 2009

Iowa City joins growing urban chicken movement

The Chicago Tribune (June 8) has run a story about people in Iowa City petitioning the city to change its ordinance about keeping chickens.

Click here to read the story.

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Beanie's passing mentioned on Tarazon Films Blog

Click here to see what Tarazod Films Blog has to say about Beanie passing away.