In Everyday Living, People on August 30, 2011 at 12:00 pm
[NOTE: Wonder whether these local generator sellers will take back those generators or refund your money?]
(SOURCE: Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era)
BY CHRISTINA REXRODE, Associated Press
NEW YORK — People along the East Coast gave thanks when the storm passed by Sunday and inflicted relatively little harm. But by Monday morning, they were complaining.
Some were annoyed that they’d braved long lines to buy batteries and canned goods that they didn’t end up needing.
Others were in stores demanding refunds on Read the rest of this entry »
In Uncategorized on August 30, 2011 at 5:00 am
today’s news and information gleanings from here and there! Today’s Weather! Today in History!
Quote for today… “Up in the morning and out to school … The teacher is teaching the Golden Rule. American History and Practical Math: You’re studying hard and hoping to pass, Working your fingers right down to the bone — And the guy behind you won’t leave you alone.” – written and recorded by Chuck Berry (School Day)
In Opinions, Opportunities on August 30, 2011 at 4:05 am
This is follow up information from propublica.org to an article posted last week; that article was about a local forum on Marcellus Shale and hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.”
“It takes brute force to wrest natural gas from the earth. Millions of gallons of chemical-laden water mixed with sand — under enough pressure to peel paint from a car — are pumped into the ground, pulverizing a layer of rock that holds billions Read the rest of this entry »