Poor Will’s Almanack for the Second Week of January, the Second Week of Deep Winter.
All along the 40th Parallel, the sun starts to rise a little earlier this week of the year, marking a significant milestone in the progress of spring. The foxes know the days are lengthening. Watch for them playing and courting in the fields.
An Ohio charity that the government suspected of having ties to the militant Islamic group Hamas has gone out of business.
The Treasury Department used terror-financing laws to freeze the assets of KindHearts for Charitable Humanitarian Development in 2006. The Blade reports the nonprofit organization based in Toledo issued a public notice last week saying it had been dissolved.
KindHearts leaders had denied any connection to terrorism. They said the group provided up to $6 million a year in humanitarian aid to the world's poor.
Muse Machine introduces kids of all ages to various forms of art, creativity, artistic expression, and how those things can make a difference in their lives. In their 30th year of bringing young talent to the Dayton stage, Muse Machine takes on a beloved musical fantasy – The Wizard of Oz!