Of all the shots higher-handicap students try to hit, a fairway wood off the ground is among the ones they seem to struggle with the most.
What is New Water and How Will it Help Make us Self-Sufficient
“New water” is the water already here that does not need to be imported. It’s rainwater we capture from rooftops and water captured from streets.
What Is Poisonous to Dogs and Cats?
Many common food items or household products can sicken or even kill animals. Be aware of what substances may be toxic to your pet, and store and use t...
Heart Donor's Mother Hears Her Son's Heartbeat
My husband, Greg Robbins, had a heart transplant in September 2016. In May 2017, we met his donor's family. His donor's name was also Greg, Greg Ricks! This ...
Charter school facts vs. myths: What NAACP needs to learn
Two Fridays ago, a national debate in education came to Florida: Are charter schools a good thing, and specifically, are they good for children of color? The second part of the question is particularly interesting to the civil-rights organization that hosted a hearing in Orlando to explore it: the NAACP . It’s also a vital question to me as an African-American educator. So, I made the trip from Polk County to speak.
5 Essential Spring Gardening Tips
The sun is shining, birds are singing and it's time for your garden to come back from the winter weather. Your garden needs some help getting back in sha...
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management The time is always right to perform a detailed review of your community’s safety procedures that protect your critical, yet sometimes overlooked assets. These include water treatment facilities, well houses, pump stations, aquatic facilities, or wastewater treatment facilities. Here are five tips to keep in mind when looking at the safety of your facility 1. There are several categories of fire extinguishers on the market, with different ratings intended for different uses. For example, some are rated for electrical fires (Class C), while others are intended for grease fires (Class K) Water extinguishers (APW extinguishers) should never be used on an electrical room or a grease fire, but are the…