Author Archive: Charles Orloff

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Save the Date for “Earthapalooze”, Saturday, April 21st

Save the Date for “Earthapalooze”, Saturday, April 21st

| February 8, 2018 |

  On Saturday, April 21st, Blue Hill Observatory will celebrate Earth Day with a fabulous event at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy, Massachusetts. Featuring interactive climate exhibits by local high school students, live music, a buffet dinner, silent and live auction, and important speakers, this is a night not to missed. Check back to […]

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WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

| February 5, 2018 |

“My work at Blue Hill has been the catapult of my young career since I started as a high school intern.  I’ve since gone on to become a weather observer at Blue Hill and have conducted research with other Observatory scientists and with the National Weather Service.  As I prepare to complete my undergraduate degree, […]

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Tell Us How You Remember The Great Blizzard of “78”

Tell Us How You Remember The Great Blizzard of “78”

| February 1, 2018 |

The Great Blizzard of February 6-7, 1978 was one of the most significant weather events of the 20th century in New England. If you experienced this storm 40 years ago, let us know how you remember the Blizzard of ’78 by leaving a comment below. Here are some of the weather observations at the Blue […]

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Your Chance to Own the Original 78 Blizzard Map Drawn by Bob Copeland

Your Chance to Own the Original 78 Blizzard Map Drawn by Bob Copeland

| January 25, 2018 |

These limited edition prints are quarter-size replicas (18X24) of the “Blizzard of ’78” maps hand-drawn by Bob Copeland and used on WCVB Channel 5 telecasts on Tuesday, February 7th,1978.  These collectors’ items normally retail for $100 each but are available exclusively through Blue Hill Observatory for our Blizzard anniversary celebration at Granite Links Golf Club […]

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Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2018 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2018 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

| January 12, 2018 |

This summer’s workshop  is designed for students who enjoy learning about the weather and who might like a career in meteorology/ atmospheric science. While it is recommended for students between the ages of 14 and 18  years old, others may apply. The workshop will be held during the week of July 9 through 15th, 2018.   […]

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WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

| January 2, 2018 |

“My experience with BHO began in my senior year of High School when Mr. Don McCasland and Mr. Charles Orloff kindly allowed me to use BHO as a senior project site. There, I learned about practical Meteorology, Climatology, and Science Education, knowledge which I used throughout college. Without my experience at BHO, I wouldn’t have […]

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WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

WITNESS YOUR IMPACT…

| December 27, 2017 |

“I am a freshman studying meteorology at SUNY Oswego, and I have been an intern and a weather observer at Blue Hill for about one year. I have gained real working experience in the field of weather at Blue Hill. I love being able to collect data and observe the skies at its beautiful location, […]

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Happy Holidays from Blue Hill Observatory

Happy Holidays from Blue Hill Observatory

| December 8, 2017 |

 

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Support Blue Hill on Giving Week

Support Blue Hill on Giving Week

| November 29, 2017 |

During Giving Week (Nov. 28 to Dec. 3), we are running a Double Cash Back, Double Giving event. When you shop at participating stores, their cash back—and their donations—will get doubled!  Giving Week is a little different from #GivingTuesday. Giving Assistant is an organization which markets different businesses and gives a portion of each sale […]

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Support Blue Hill on Giving Tuesday

Support Blue Hill on Giving Tuesday

| November 28, 2017 |

Are YOU #GivingTuesday? The Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center is excited to participate in #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving back, TODAY,  Tuesday, November 28th. After you’ve gone to the stores on Black Friday and shopped online on Cyber Monday, please consider supporting our mission on #GivingTuesday. The most effective way YOU can support […]

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“Colder and Likely Snowy Winter Ahead” Says Winter Weather Expert Joe D’Aleo

“Colder and Likely Snowy Winter Ahead” Says Winter Weather Expert Joe D’Aleo

| November 7, 2017 |

Editor’s Note: While Blue Hill Observatory does not issue forecasts and does not endorse this forecast, we thought our readers would enjoy hearing what a leading winter weather expert is predicting. Joe D’Aleo is a certified meteorologist and the first Director of Meteorology at the Weather Channel. He is currently Co-Chief Meteorologist at WeatherBell Analytics, […]

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Only a Few Days Left to Register for the Southern N.E. Wx Conference

Only a Few Days Left to Register for the Southern N.E. Wx Conference

| October 25, 2017 |

  This year’s Southern New England Weather Conference will feature a tribute to the late Dick Albert, a long time friend of Blue Hill Observatory. The tribute will be given by two of his best friends, Harvey Leonard and Natalie Jacobson. The conference will be held on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th at MEDITECH, FOXBORO, MA.  This […]

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Join Us for the 2017 Southern New England Weather Conference

Join Us for the 2017 Southern New England Weather Conference

| August 29, 2017 |

  This year’s Southern New England Weather Conference will be held on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th at MEDITECH, FOXBORO, MA.  This state-of-the-art building features a 3,000 sq. ft. auditorium-in-the-round where most of the conference will be held. Since 2000, the Conference has provided a place for weather enthusiasts and professionals to gather and share their knowledge […]

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The Eclipse is Coming! Join us to Learn What to Expect.

The Eclipse is Coming! Join us to Learn What to Expect.

| August 4, 2017 |

  SOLD OUT…SOLD OUT…SOLD OUT….Thank you. –  

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Governor Signs FY2018 Budget- BHO Funding Spared

Governor Signs FY2018 Budget- BHO Funding Spared

| July 20, 2017 |

Governor Charles Baker has signed the FY2018 budget authorizing $39.4 billion in spending, but he also vetoed $320 million in spending that include $42 million in “earmarks”. Fortunately, the $100,000 in Operational Funding for Blue Hill Observatory WAS NOT VETOED. After signing the budget, Governor Baker sent it back to the legislature urging lawmakers to […]

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