ToledoBlade.com: Cicadas’ return signals a shrill summer season
Noisy bug to emerge in Ohio after 17-year hiatus. We were interviewed for this one, but for the record, we didn’t say this: "And don’t worry if your dog, or even your child, eats one or two." (thx Jim and Roy).
Sporadic cicada sightings have been reported more than a dozen times last week to Dr. Gene Kritsky, a College of Mount St. Joseph biology professor and world-renowned cicada expert.
PA Agriculture Secretary Dennis
Wolff today said that the periodical cicada will emerge over much of
Pennsylvania beginning next month, after 17 years underground.
And if other parents suspect I might be serving cicadas, that might reduce our expected cicada party guest list and my expected headache.