Going ... Going ... Green
You might expect that only people who work in occupations that expose them to myriad chemicals or people who live adjacent to Superfund sites would be found to have high levels of chemicals in their blood and urine. But research done by the Centers for Disease Control and the Environmental Working Group in Washington D.C. shows that measurable levels of 148 chemicals have been found in ordinary Americans of all ages, in all places. The measure of pollution in people is called "body burden."
Update: Great Neck Historical Society
The one-year-old Great Neck Historical Society is off to a "great" start, with a full year soon behind them and a busy slate for the future. The very next big event will be the historical society's presentation at the upcoming June commemoration of the Great Neck Park District's Great Neck House. Speaking about the fledgling group, members will explain their goals and aspirations, as they honor Great Neck House.
USMMA Coach Tom Gill Named 2006 Knickerbocker League Coach of the Year
Officials from the Skyline Conference unveiled the 2006 Lacrosse All-Knickerbocker League Team, which features four USMMA Mariners and head coach Tom Gill. To no surprise, one of the nation's most prolific scorers in Ellicott City, Maryland native Sean Dougherty earned first-team honors for his performance over the course of the 2006 campaign. Dougherty notched a single-season career high for goals (61), assists (16) and points (77). He led the nation in scoring for the majority of the season, including being ranked first on a weekly basis in the Knickerbocker League in points and goals per game.
Bike/Walk Fundraiser for Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation
Looking for the ultimate "feel-good" bike ride or walk? "Memories in Motion," sponsored by the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF), combines great exercise, great scenery and a great cause.
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