Jasenski Ackerley wins Schenectady County clerk post
'Working with John has been an amazing experience; he's been a great mentor to me.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Tips to Establishing a Forest-Friendly Garden
Plant a garden that lives in harmony with your backyard trees by using these helpful tips!
EPI-Center Alert September 1, 2017
(2017, Russia) A welder is in the evolutionary spotlight today. Vargas (pseudonym) worked for The Enterprise for the Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Highways in Tselinnoe when he noticed how well a fire extinguisher fits into a decommissioned artillery howitzer. Inspired, he stuffed the fire extingusher down the barrel Trained to use the elemental powers of hot plasma, welders are normally not daredevils but Vargus was determined to prove the old adage, 'There are old welders and bold welders but there are no old, bold welders.' He charged the cannon with calcium carbide and water, a reactive combination that produces acetylene welding gas The abused fire extinguisher exploded from the howitzer cannon, and pieces of the…
What Utah's Canyon Country Can Tell Us About Trump's Monuments Review
For over two decades, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been a lightning rod. Now, it's under review along with 26 other monuments. And its example illustrates what has people worked up.
In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline...
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
Webinar Invite: Learn About Trump’s New Offshore Drilling Plan
Thursday, May 18, 2:00 pm ET | RSVP required On April 28, President Trump signed an executive order that may open up offshore drilling in the Atlantic, from Florida to Delaware, despite strong opposition from coastal communities up and down the Atlantic coast. Join this webinar to learn more about the Trump Administration’s drilling plan, the process ahead, and how individuals can stand up [ MORE » ]
Trump’s desired border wall will ruin a native people’s way of life
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer walks along a wall at the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from San Diego on Nov. 25, 2018. (Greg Bull/AP) Shutting down the U.S. government temporarily to stop the wall is the least leaders can do to prevent permanently shutting down an entire way of life. Sixty-five miles of the U.S.-Mexico border bisects the Tohono O’odham Nation , where I’ve lived my entire life, raised my children and co-founded Indivisible Tohono in response to President Trump, whose policies pose an existential threat to our nation. We are the original caretakers of this land, and our connection to it is profound. For hundreds of years predating European arrival, the men of our nation have performed the Salt Pilgrimage . Beginning on the U.S…
Sean Kirst: On Buffalo's East Side, the mystery of a lone magnolia
A magnolia tree in full bloom on a vacant lot on Buffalo's East Side sent News columnist Sean Kirst on a mission to figure out who planted
Hurricane Florence plus man-made policies leave a toxic legacy
When flooded coal-ash dumps and pig-waste cesspools poison drinking water and the Trump administration shrugs, that's hog wash: Our view