Jade East closed for health and construction reasons | New

Jade East closed for health and construction reasons |  New

TEWKSBURY – The Tewksbury Board of Health met on October 20, 2022 at Tewksbury Town Hall. Member Susan Amato was not present. Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator Maria Ruggiero of Front Line Initiative, a regional mental health collaboration with Tewksbury Police Service, appeared to discuss Substance Abuse Prevention Month and the state of substance abuse in … Read more

School board discusses child nutrition, testing and accountability

School board discusses child nutrition, testing and accountability

Jason Koon Screenwriter The Burke County School Board met Monday, Oct. 3 for a business session to discuss funding for the district’s child nutrition program and 2021-22 state test results. The meeting began with board member Seth Hunt asking to defer consideration of the plan to cut child nutrition spending until a later meeting. He … Read more

Living Well: The Food Industry Is Not Your Friend | News

Diets get a bad rap these days. There is an anti-diet movement going on that aims to end the toxic culture of unsustainable results leading to feelings of total failure and I’m for one, I’m here for that! Go to any bookstore and you’ll find shelves and shelves of books touting the easiest and fastest … Read more

GUEST APPEARANCE: Governor Hochul and DEC again reject Greenidge’s decision | Environment

GUEST APPEARANCE: Governor Hochul and DEC again reject Greenidge's decision |  Environment

Thursday, after a previous two-month delay and more than a year of advocacy by residents, business owners, winemakers, environmental activists and elected officials, the state Department of Environmental Conservation of New York has again extended its deadline to make a decision on Greenidge Generation’s Title V Air Permit Renewal. “It is outrageous that Governor Hochul … Read more

WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar | Scientific News

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer BANGKOK (AP) — A report from the World Wide Fund for Nature shows that illegal online wildlife purchases are on the rise in Myanmar, threatening both public health and endangered species. The report released on Friday found that enforcement of bans on such transactions has weakened amid political unrest … Read more

UNMC, Nebraska Medicine’s Economic Impact Exceeds $5.9 Billion, Study Finds | Nebraska

UNMC, Nebraska Medicine's Economic Impact Exceeds $5.9 Billion, Study Finds |  Nebraska

OMAHA — The value to Nebraska of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and its lead clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, reached $5.9 billion in the last fiscal year, according to a recent economic analysis. That figure rises to $6.4 billion annually with the addition of academic functions, including residency and research programs, at UNMC affiliates, … Read more