Dennis Hastert appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal one morning to talk about the midterm elections when he received a very strange call from Yorkville, IL, where he was a high school teacher and coach.
Children are far more sensitive to pollutants than adults. That's why hundreds of doctors signed a petition urging first Bloomberg and now de Blasio not to build a massive garbage site next to an athletic center in Manhattan used by 34,000 city kids.
There are garbage transfer stations in industrial areas in the outer boroughs. To get to them, unregulated private garbage trucks must pass through residential neighborhoods causing pollution. Fearing for their children's health, the residents want help. As mayor of this city, which of the following solutions would you support and why?
A Vote for Christine Quinn Is a Vote for New York City's Future (and Why Anthony Weiner Is the Worst Possible Choice)
Every New Yorker should rejoice at having a strong and fair-minded candidate like Christine Quinn running for Mayor. Anthony Weiner's popularity in the polls, on the other hand, is downright terrifying.
Our trash does not magically disappear overnight -- it has to go somewhere. Residents for Sane Trash Solutions should join the rest of us in taking on their fair share of the city's waste burden.
Wild Slides PJ's Plummet draws thrill-seekers with it's 65 feet high starting point. The speed slide allows riders to plummet