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The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area on June 7 posted this photo of peregrine falcon chicks in the nest. The peregrine is renowned for its speed, capable of reaching over 200 mph during its characteristic hunting stoop, making it the fastest member of the animal kingdom. According to National Geographic, the fastest measured speed of a peregrine falcon is 242 mph. The peregrine became an endangered species over much of its range because of the use of pesticides, especially DDT, during the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Worldwide recovery efforts were successful after DDT was restricted, and the peregrine falcon was removed from the U.S. Endangered Species list in 1999.

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Dieticians pick 'Top 10' for healthy eating
What are the ten best foods for healthy eating? ShopRite dieticians say they have the answer.
“As part of the first campaign in the Well Everyday program, we polled our...

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Water Expert Andy Ball: Scaling and Fouling
Fouling refers to the accumulation of unwanted material on solid surfaces, most often in an aquatic environment. The fouling material can consists of either living organisms...
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Boost your potassium to keep your blood pressure down
Foods that are rich in potassium are important in managing high blood pressure because potassium lessens the effects of sodium. The more potassium you eat, the more sodium you...
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Barryville Butterfly Bike Ride on Sept. 29
BARRYVILLE, N.Y. — The Barryville Butterfly Bike Ride will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 29. It's a 4.6-mile ride...
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Barryville Butterfly Bike Ride on Sept. 29
  • Sep 22, 2018
Letters to the Editor
'Good Samaritan' law needed for alcohol overdoses too
  • Sep 21, 2018
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