Finding the best local events in the nearby YMCA can be a great way for your kids and teens to stay active. The local Y will have a variety of events for all ages so that your children can mingle with others who share their similar interests. The most important thing for you to do as a parent is to figure out the different events that are being held and when your child can attend them. The best way Read the rest of this entry »
Many individuals view teenagers of being irresponsible human beings. They believe that teens only focus on having a good time and on selfish causes. Though there are some teens, non-teens, that fit this description, there are many others that do not. While in high school, a teenager may feel as if they do not fit in. They may feel that no matter what they do, they are still invisible. Not only do they feel invisible to their peers, but they may also feel invisible to the community Read the rest of this entry »
The United States is currently in one of its worst droughts since the 1950s, and this is playing havoc on many of the crops throughout the country. However, what many individuals don’t understand is it is also playing havoc on the local fish. Fish are dying out also, even though they live in water. There are different reasons behind this that may cause the fish to die off, and it isn’t as unexpected as one may think.
For starters, the water that the fish live in is also drying out. The lake and Read the rest of this entry »
When it comes to hospitals, they often rely greatly on the local government and state government. This is because the hospitals receive funding from these locations, which allows them to make the necessary purchases required in order to maintain the hospital and keep it functioning properly. However, with the current financial downturn and fewer individuals holding a job, the city and state are bringing in fewer taxes, which results in less money available for the hospital. Due to this, the Read the rest of this entry »
Highway and bridge construction helps boost a community’s infrastructure and keeps drivers safe during their commute. While the roads may be improved after construction is completed, the activity of road crews can have a poor impact on businesses along the route. This is quite evident along one bridge repair project in Kansas City.
Highway 169 North of the Downtown Airport has been closed to Route 9 to repair the bridge under the highway. This closure can mean a significant loss of traffic to the Briar Cliff Village shopping area. Detours can still bring shoppers to the area, but the difficulties of Read the rest of this entry »
When there is no rain, there is no way to replenish the water in the ground. If there is no water in the ground, that means people have to conserve water so that there is enough for everyone. This is the situation that residents in Kansas City are facing. The lack of rain over the spring and summer has left a dry land that has little water to spare. City officials have asked that residents limit the use of how much water they use during the day. Plants can only be watered every other day during certain Read the rest of this entry »