Fresh scalps hung from the chieftain's waist, and Winola recognized the scalp of her suitor, "whiter than the water lilies." Winola threw herself at the reflection, never to surface again.Some town names in the greater Abington region indicate a people with a taste for finer literature.
"These habitats are not just good for them but for other animals and the environment.
"Their dams are also good because they slow the flow of water leading to less drought and less flooding.
The first rumblings of secession were heard in the 1830s, some 20 years after Bradford and Susquehanna counties had broken off, due mainly to the impracticalities, not to mention the social regression, of having to travel to Wilkes-Borough to transact official business.
When suggestions started floating about that another northern chunk of Luzerne County wanted to break off, the PTB (powers-that-be) of Wilkes-Borough became alarmed, so they developed a two-point scheme.
The humble author of this web page suggests that two other explanations are possible: One, that 'Ariel' is also a Hebrew word meaning "Lion of God;" and two, that the schooner USS Ariel played a significant role in pushing back the British at the Battle of Lake Erie, part of the War of 1812.
Of the four explanations mentioned here, the final one appears the strongest at the moment, a point reinforced by the appearance of Ariel Street on Scranton's East Mountain.
It is thought that several beaver families joined forces to create the massive dam that contains thousands of trees and must have taken many months to complete.
The dams are an important part of the ecology and wider environment and climate change can be judged by the spread of the dams.
The dates and faces do change, but the service-to-self mindset keeps rolling along, never satisfied with what it has, always insatiable for more.