July 26, 2010 - 11:56am
Childhood obesity begins in the classroom
Childhood obesity begins in the classroom. In the war against childhood obesity, prevention is the most important tool. And, if not at home, certainly we should expect our schools to exceed in nurturing the health and wellbeing of our kids, if not only to create a productive learning environment....
July 23, 2010 - 2:13pm
In the ensuing decade or so, more damage happened on Faris' watch to a 19th century home than the previous century possibly could have inflicted.
You may recall that Frank Faris, owner of Genny's Diner on Frankfort Avenue in Clifton, bought the dilapidated 19th century home next to the property for $100,000 in 2001 with a view to level it for parking. The problem is, the house wasn't dilapidated at the time—in fact, it was rather attractive...
July 22, 2010 - 10:50am
This is what happens when big businesses who care less about customer
happiness and more about the bottom line encroach into the Highlands.
The smoking, general rudeness and simulated copulation makes me give this place a big thumbs down for a place of tweenage good, clean fun.It's also might be the worst place for people of any age to walk by in the Highlands on a weekend night.
But hey, this is what happens when big businesses...
July 21, 2010 - 10:50pm
Jury duty is like an STD that's impossible to get rid of.
The first letter informing me that I'd been selected for jury duty came in the summer of 2009. My two-week period of service was set for September. The fact that my wife and I had just gotten married and would soon be closing on a house was the excuse that got my jury duty bumped back to January....
July 20, 2010 - 9:14pm
I was born in 1971, so I remember most all of the stuff played on 100.5
I was born in 1971, so I remember most all of the stuff played on 100.5 GEN-X...unfortunately. True to the mostly DJ-free, Jack-FM ('60s-'70s-'80s radio stations that are usually owned by corporations and have essentially the same playlist for every market) radio model, the output is as bland as...