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Abington Journal file photo/Elizabeth BaumeisterPainted rocks, like this one found in the Delaney Sandercock Memorial Garden created by Nina Gatto in Dalton Streamside Park, can add a fun and decorative touch to your garden, yard or porch.
Abington Journal file photo/Elizabeth BaumeisterPainted rocks, like this one found in the Delaney Sandercock Memorial Garden created by Nina Gatto in Dalton Streamside Park, can add a fun and decorative touch to your garden, yard or porch.
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Last month’s Trivia Contest answers:

Who was the first president of America?

George Washington was the first president of the United States of America. However, before he became president, the first “President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled” was an American patriot named John Hanson.

When was the Declaration of Independence signed? Although a debated topic, most historians agree the Declaration was passed July 4, 1776, and signed later on, possibly August 2, 1776.

How many stars and stripes are on the American flag?

50 stars and 13 stripes.



Painted rocks are easy to make—all you need is paint, a paintbrush and a rock—and can add brighten up your garden even before the plants start to grow. They can even make great Mother’s Day presents to give to your someone special on Mother’s Day, May 12.


For a chance to win a limited-edition “Abington Journal: My Edition” T-shirt and get your picture in the paper, send a photograph of you with your rock creation, along with your name, age, hometown and preferred T-shirt size to: myedition@theabingtonjournal.com or The Abington Journal My Edition, 211 South State Street, Clarks Summit, PA, 18411.


All submissions must be received by Friday, May 17, 2013. Don’t forget to include your phone number so the “My Edition” staff can contact you if you win.


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