It's hard to imagine the first Earth Day activities took place almost half a century ago. The first event was held on April 22, 1970, when former Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson borrowed from the student-led anti Vietnam War movement to mobilize the masses on behalf of environmental stewardship.

Nicholas Mayes began his investment in RMS 17 for 17 by participating in the 17 minutes of s…

As presented in the April 1918 editions of the Rome News-Tribune

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