| Mar 29, 2010
| 8:27 AM
Some consumers are more than willing to pay higher prices for organically grown food and other products. But is the extra dollar worth it? The answer may depend upon personal priorities.
By definition, organically grown foods are produced without most...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 12:15 PM
Rosalind Wiseman is the author of Queen Bees and Wannabees, a non-fiction title that inspired the movie Mean Girls. Boys, Girls and other Hazardous Materials is a work of fiction about high school students.
To purchase a copy of the book:
| Apr 11, 2010
| 11:58 AM
City lawmakers announced new legislation Sunday that would dramatically expand and improve recycling in New York City.
The legislation marks the first significant expansion of the city's residential recycling program since it was created in 1989....
| May 17, 2010
Now is the time of year when many of us finally get around to tackling our biggest cleaning and organizing projects around the house. That might include cleaning out cramped closets, boxing up clothes and getting to that cluttered garage. Instead of...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 9:57 AM
Police and hazardous materials crews converged met in the New York suburbs Wednesday to fix a massive oil leak emptying into the Bronx river.
A spokeswoman from the Westchester County Health Department reportedly estimated that "hundreds of gallons" of...
| Jun 10, 2010
A Sulphur man was arrested today on charges of willfully or knowingly disposing hazardous waste.
Garry Lee Glass, 59, Director of Maintenance at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital, allegedly ordered his subordinates to dispose of STERIS 20 Sterilant...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 6:10 PM
The following is from the Laguna Beach City Council meeting of June 15.
Volleyball team honored
The Laguna Beach High School boys' volleyball team and coach were presented with a proclamation in honor of their triple championship season, with a 25-8...
| Jun 29, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in Palmdale for "FREE HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION."
Did you know that disposing of oil and paint improperly can be devastating to a community? In fact, one gallon of motor oil, the amount of a typical auto oil change, can pollute...
| Apr 17, 2010
Those of us who were around in 1969 — a year unlike any other, for so many reasons — could not be surprised that the idea for Earth Day began that year with a proposal from Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson, who mentioned the concept to a small...
| May 6, 2010
Residents complain of K-rail mosquitoes
Eight households in the 5400 block of La Forest Drive banded together to send a letter to the city's Public Works Department complaining of a boost in mosquito activity around the K-rails installed in the fall to...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 11:56 AM
If you're worried about your child's developing brain being affected by cell phones, try these tips to limit exposure:
Don't let toddlers or young children use cell phones. Teenagers should limit use to head sets or texting to keep the antenna away...