| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:30 PM
More than ever, people are getting the message that food can improve health, and research continues to show that nutrition plays a crucial role in the prevention of disease, especially chronic disease. And if you've been paying attention to that message,...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 12:30 PM
How's your sodium intake? Most health-conscious adults already know that sodium raises blood pressure--and that high blood pressure, in turn, boosts the risk of heart disease and stroke. As for how much sodium an individual ingests from all sources, it'...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Where I grew up in New York City, every corner bodega seemed to keep the same mysterious cookies by the register. They looked like oversized, homemade Fig Newtons and sat in short stacks above the name-brand candy, encased in plastic wrap and devoid of...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Securing RR crossings
A commuter train crashes into an SUV in New York — another tragic railroad-crossing accident with fatalities. We must prevent vehicles from entering the crossing after it has been activated.
The crashes will continue...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 1:34 PM
If you're looking to become healthier, be more creative, or to put a child in an enrichment activity, the Manchester Neighborhood Academy has all you need this spring. The organization is offering free classes in the areas of youth development, civic...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Healthy food choices make a difference in how our children feel, think and behave. We can influence their choices based on how we shop and eat ourselves.
It's not always easy to eat green, but it's helpful to understand what it means and learn how to...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 8:42 AM
The soft opening of Jay Tarakey's latest venture has been so successful in three months, he probably doesn't really have to have a big grilling to-do when the weather breaks once again.
But he will, because good, healthy food with a Central Asian...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:32 AM
Friends of Hall Memorial Library seeking book donations
ELLINGTON - The Friends of Hall Memorial Library in Ellington are asking for donations for our Book Cellar and upcoming April Book Sale. We accept donations of good clean books, CDs DVDs and audio...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The struggling Fresh & Easy chain is remaking itself to better compete in an increasingly crowded grocery landscape, closing 30 Southern California markets as it develops plans to roll out new store formats.
Fresh & Easy will try to sell the stores,...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 1:06 PM
VERNON - Best Overall Sculpture: Allison MacKay; Runner Up Sculpture: Jay Lanz (pictured); Best Overall Snowman: Jeffery Coma (pictured); Runner Up Snowman: Chris Leister; Snowman Champ: Oskar Kalnenieks; Closest "Frosty" Look-A-Like: Jonathan & Ian...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 3:45 PM
Lower gas prices haven't caused a surge in spending, but sales in Hampton Roads are still better than flat. Some retailers are even expanding.
"I think we are gradually seeing retail sales increase. This is related to employment gradually increasing,"...