The Allegheny Front for the week of

December 21-27, 2013

Audubon Christmas Bird Count Tradition Continues

Throughout the holiday season, amateur and professional birdwatchers around the world are staring through binoculars, and cupping their ears like Dumbo the elephant to listen closely for birds. They're taking part in the Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird count. It started on December 14 and ends January 5.

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Winter Walk in Frick Park Inspires Snowfall Poem

When Allegheny Front executive producer Kathy Knauer's daughter got the assignment to write a poem, Olivia Knauer headed for a winter walk in the park with mom in tow. Eleven-year-old Olivia's teacher had assigned an acrostic poem—meaning the first letter of each line of the poem created a word—in this case, snowfall.

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