Author Archives: Alex Catalano

Even with students emptying out of Gainesville, a week of freedom and possibility

By on May 7th, 2013 | Last updated: May 7, 2013 at 1:55 pm

As students trickle out of the city after exams, streets are empty and the city of Gainesville becomes a ghost town. But instead of wallowing in the emptiness, there is a variety of events to be visited.

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Florida’s python problem continues after amateur hunters, attention fade away

By , , , and on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 27, 2013 at 9:00 pm

A state-run contest to kill snakes brought worldwide attention to Florida’s invasive species problem. But how much closer are researchers to a solution?

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Gainesville’s cheeses and its country chemist

By on April 6th, 2013 | Last updated: April 14, 2013 at 9:24 am

Do you love cheese? Have you tried it and are still undecided? Learn more about the people who make the dairy product available in the Gainesville area. From homemade batches straight from grazing goat milk, to importers who sell about 150 […]

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Expert teaches class on child custody as part of law library series

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 4:21 pm

Samuel Patterson Stafford, a judicial hearing officer, taught a free class on child custody issues as a part of the Law in the Library series at the High Springs Library branch on March 15.

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Local Frogs and Friends sessions provide children close look at amphibians

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:19 am

Frog and Friends classes are held the first Friday of the month at Morningside Nature Center.

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