How To Be A Safer Driver

Tens of thousands of people die every year from an auto accident and tens of thousands more are seriously injured.  With so many things out there to distract drivers it is more important than ever to implement safe procedures from the moment you get into your car.  Not only should you be following these safety guidelines but you should be teaching the younger drivers in your household how to be a more responsible driver as well. Defensive driving It takes only a minute of being distracted for an accident to…

Tragic Results Of One Town’s Pollution

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  In the fall of 1948, just a few days before Halloween, the tiny mill town of Donora, Pennsylvania was in for a swift, tragic and frightening disaster. The town of Donora is situated within a bend of the Monongahela River. It was a hard-working town filled with residents, nearly half of whom worked at one of U.S. Steel’s two plants. Both the Donora Zinc Works and the American Steel & Wire plant were surrounded by half a mile of dead plants. The routine emissions were thick and yellowish and…

Great Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

Fall Soup

The weather is starting to turn cooler. The leaves are just beginning to turn.  There’s football in the air.  It’s time to bring the slow cooker out of the cupboard and try some of these delicious recipes.  Whether the gang is all coming over to watch the Sunday game, or whether you just want to have a hot nutritious meal ready for when the family gets home, these recipes will delight your friends and family. They’ll think you’ve been cooking all day when all you did was toss in the…