Ann Marie Orr from Ann Marie’s Kitchen joined Carolyn Callahan and Jared Plushnick on TV5 News at Noon with some recipes just in time for Easter.Fruit PizzaIngredients:Sugar cookie doughÂ¼ cup flour8 oz cream cheeseÂ½ cup fruit yogurtFresh Fruit: Strawberries, blue berries, black berries, bananas, kiwiÂ½ cup Orange juice2 Tb corn starchAssembly:Roll out cookie dough—dust counter and top with flour to avoid sticking-roll into a pizza pie shape.
Members of the Maine Labor Council are inviting President Obama to Millinocket.Papermakers across the state met in Bangor Friday to extend an open invitation to the President and Senators Snowe and Collins to come and see the impact of pending free trade agreements.They say these agreements hurt local communities and will eliminate jobs.The United Steelworkers President of the Local 11 Chapter, Mike Castaneda says, “If they come through our towns they would see, first of all the large plant that is closed, a lot of stores, local stores boarded up.
Ann Marie Orr from Ann Marie’s Kitchen joined Carolyn Callahan and Jared Plushnick on TV5 News at Noon with some recipes just in time for Easter.French Toast Bake1-pound loaf French or Italian bread, cut into cubes (about 15 cups) 3 cups whole milk 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 6 large eggs, lightly beaten The zest of an orangedot with butter Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
A recently approved bill banning the chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, in certain products will become law…without Governor Paul LePage’s signature.The governor opposed the ban.This will make BPA the first priority chemical under the Kid-Safe Products Act.Both the state Senate and House of Representatives approved the BPA ban by wide margins, making it veto-proof.The BPA ban will go into effect on Jan.
Bridge Alliance Easter at Great SkatesWhen: Saturday, April 23rdTime:Â 5 – 7 PMWhere: Great SkatesÂ , 82 Sylvan Rd.Cost: $5/person or $10/familyWho: all LGBT and straight alliedÂ families, teens, college students, and adults welcome, plus the Easter Bunny will be there to give good boys & girls some candy.
Folks in favor of the proposed Bangor arena gathered downtown Thursday night.Giacomos, Fusion, and Epic Sports held a block party for the Arena Yes campaign.With the day to cast you ballot drawing closer, those who support the new arena thought it’d be a great opportunity for folks to get out and learn more about the campaign.The date for the referendum vote on the proposed Bangor arena is May 4th.
A school in Bar Harbor is saying thanks to mother nature.The College of the Atlantic is hosting Earth Day in Bar Harbor this weekend.A day filled with music and food will focus on eco-friendly activities and discussions.The school says families are invited, and there will be plenty for the kids to take part in including games and craft tables.The event will held on the college’s campus from 10:00 a.m.
Whoopie pies now top the menu as the official Maine state treat.A bill giving the whoopie pie that distinction went into law after the governor didn’t sign it.The original version of the bill had called for whoopies to be the official state dessert, but it was changed to wild Maine blueberry pie, making whoopie pies the official treat instead.The bill was created when Maine and Pennsylvania each claimed credit for inventing the delectable dessert.
Maine’s highest court has dismissed a company’s appeal of a decision by the State Insurance Superintendent that set the company’s rate to allow for no profits.Anthem Health Plans of Maine appealed a lower court decision that agreed with state regulators to reduce the company’s proposed rate increase for individual health plans to 10.9%.The rate meant a 0%projected profit margin for Anthem.
A tasty downeast tradition is preparing for a bigger venue this year.The Annual Smelt Fry will be held under a more spacious tent due to its growing popularity.The Downeast Salmon Federation will be hosting its spring event this Friday night, from 5:00 until 9:00, at the Columbia Falls Fire Department.The price is $6.00 for adults, and $4.00 for kids 12 and under.
Grad students at UMaine have put their work on display.The graduate student expo is a two-day showcase of their work and research.There’s formal judging, and a cash prize.Categories range from oral presentation to art installation.Organizers say it’s an opportunity for students to practice presenting and defending their research.The expo is also a chance for undergrads to check out what the graduate students work on.
The sisters of Gamma Sigma Sigma sorority at the University of Maine are serving up lemonade in honor of alex Scott, a young girl with a dream to find a cure for cancer.Alex was just 4-years-old when she was diagnosed and wanted to raise money for a cure.”When she got out of the hospital she raised 2-thousand dollars for the hospital she was staying in,” says sister Sarah Landry.She died at the age of 8, but now groups across the country hosts their own lemonade stands to keep her dream alive.To date, Alex’s Lemonade Stand has raised over 30-million dollars to help fight childhood cancer one cup at a timeWith a simple cup of lemonade and some tasty treats the sorority members are spreading aAlex’s message that no matter how old or how young you are, anyone can make a difference.