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Had Seen", "One Small Child", .... O Little Town of Bethlehem" and "O Holy Child of Bethlehem". "Silent Night! Holy Night! and "Emmanuel, God with Us" brought to close this wonderful Christmas performance. It was extremely delightful to see and hear what our adult friends have been practicing & perform- ing off and on for so many years. Mary Ann Radtke and Don Maxhei- mer read selected scripture references that provided much of the background for the Christmas music. The Mt. Pulaski Community Can- tata -- choir & orchestra -- made up of 38 members of our community churches: First Christian Church, St. John's Lutheran Church, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Mt. Pulaski - Latham - Chestnut United Methodist Churches, and Zion Lutheran Church, and several non-Pulaski musicians. Held at the Mt. Pulaski First Christian Church in front of a large crowd, it was directed by Beth Myrick Anderson, who was filling in for Claus Tanner, who is currently undergo- hag successful medical treatments. Beth remarked that "it was a fun one" -- due to "so many excellent vocalists and instrumentals". Rigaberto Ernst sang "Prepare the Way of the Lord" and Heather Fricke sang "Breath of Heaven (Mary's Song)". Other selections included: "O Come, O Come, Emman- uel", "Mary, Did You Know", "No Eye The Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency con- tinues to see an increase in the amount of materials being taken to recycling sites throughout Logan County leaving bins full to overflow- ing at times. This has left the agency to deal with issues of safety, tittering of its recycling sites and the surrounding areas and increasing amounts of contamination. The following guidelines address these issues, as well as recycling standards. Household trash, carpet- ing, vinyl siding, windows and doors, TVs, car bumpers, construction debris, a mattress and box springs and even a storage shed have been pulled from recycling bins. Recycling bins are not there for the dis- posal of these materials - con- tact your local waste hauler to dispose of these items. Recyclable materials should be rinsed and free of any food material. Individuals should Thursday - January 5, 2012 Recycling be aware that just because an item is either plastic or metal, it does not make it recyclable. Containers acceptable for recy- cling will display the recycling symbol is a triangle composed of three chasing arrows. Recycle bins are designated for the collection of a specific material either paper or co- mingled plastics and metals. Do not place metals or plastics in the paper bin or paper mate- rials in the co-mingled plastic and metals bin. The program does not accept glass at any of its collection sites. Paper items accepted include newspaper, junk mail, magazines, single-ply chip- board (cereal and other food container boxes, Kleenex and shoeboxes, etc.) and catalogs and other softbound books. The recycling program does not accept cardboard, carbon paper, hard bound books or wrapping paper. Do not tie or bind newspapers and/or magazines with string or wire. Etiquette Plastics accepted for recy- cling include food and drink containers (milk/water/soda bottles); bleach, detergent, and softener bottles; and other health & beauty product containers. Preparation for recycling plastics is minimal, rinse and flatten. Caps may be left on containers. Metal items accepted for recycling include: food containers, coffee cans and drink (soda/beer) cans. Again, rinse containers and flatten metal cans. The pro- gram does not accept motor oil, insecticide, herbicide or other hazardous chemical containers or any type of Styrofoam including meat trays, egg cartons and packing materials. The recycling program does not accept plastic bags from stores, dry cleaning bags, trash bags, water softener salt, mulch, seed and fertilizer bags, plastic sheets, tarps and wraps. Mt. Pulaski Times Recyclers are asked not overload the collection bins ensuring that bins lids or slid- ing doors can be closed. If collection bins are fifll or being emptied, do not leave recycla- bles on the ground or platform where they can be strewn by the weather or animals. The Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency appreci- ates the efforts of recyclers and strives to provide a qual- Ity recycling program for county residents. For more information on the county's recycling program, prepara- tion of recyclable materials, or how to dispose of other household items such as appliances, car batteries, fires or paint, visit our web-site at and select Joint Solid Waste Agency or contact Mitzi Rohlfs, Coordi- nator at 217-732-9636. Submitted by: iitzi Rohlfs, Coordinator Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency Kudos to pastors Rachel Stockle of Mt. Pulaski United Methodist and Mark Weber of Mt. Pulaski First Christian, who spearheaded the occasion. 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