UNICEF Needs Help Giving Children in Nepal Clean Water

In the United States, hard, contaminated water can include sulfur or hydrogen sulfide — a chemical capable of corroding plumbing — but in third world countries like Nepal, contaminated water can prove More »

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First Lady and Wife of VP Celebrate Mother’s Day and Helping Military Families at White House Tea Party

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, welcomed military members and their families to the annual Mother’s Day tea on May 8, 2015. The More »

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Tire Sellers Behind on Online Service Options, Study Finds

According to a study done by market research service Tire Intelligence and published April 20 by Tire Review, tire dealerships are making only slow progress toward providing a better online experience for More »

Millennials Inspire Recent Apartment Boom in Downtown Wilmington

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Located just 30 miles south of Philadelphia on I-95, Delware’s largest city has become a hot spot for area millennials. Wilmington’s downtown district, formerly known for its pawnshops, check-cashing stores, and abandoned buildings is being reinvigorated by developers who are

K-Cup Inventor Says He Regrets His Famous Invention


Business Insider reports that the coffee industry is worth an estimated $100 billion U.S. dollars worldwide. Of this amount, a considerable portion is spent on K-Cups, the single-serving coffee pods that are used in Keurig machines and other coffee makers. But

Michigan Township Mends Fences With Its Fencing Rules

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A township in Michigan is looking to mend fences with its fencing rules. In April, Redford, MI will have a public hearing on proposed changes to the township’s rues on fencing, which include a new rule that would allow privacy

Are Nikki Reed’s Diamond Eternity Rings a Sign of Engagement to Beau Ian Somerhalder?

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Actors Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder have been together for over a year, but only recently did celebrity news site Hollywood Life learn that the couple have been engaged. On Dec. 11, the couple walked the red carpet at Rihanna’s Diamond Ball,

Italian HVAC Supplier Expands Into the U.S. in 2015, in $6.1 Million Investment

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Thanks to the expansion of an Italian-based heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) company, Augusta County in Virginia will have 45 new jobs within the next year, nearly half of which will be available within the first quarter of 2015.Provides

Volvo’s Newest Hybrid Electric Bus Includes Silent Engine and 75% Less Carbon Emissions

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It’s no secret that energy efficiency is becoming one of the biggest concerns in the auto industry today. But even though industry experts have often noted that public transportation is significantly more environmentally friendly than driving individual cars, rarely do

5 Tips for Incoming Students

September means that students are flooding back to Hagerstown-area colleges. Here are some settling-in tips for students new to the Hagerstown area: Enjoy the City It’s easy to get wrapped up in campus life, but Hagerstown offers numerous restaurants and

Are You Facebook Friends With the Police?


If you’re not on social media, then chances are most of your friends and family are — a fact that police are using to their advantage. With an estimated 50-80% of all people from various demographics using some social network

How High-Tech Innovations Might Soon Be Able to Transform Your House Into a ‘Smart Home’


When looking at some of the emerging trends for home improvement technology, it might be safe to say you could soon have a smart home as well as a smartphone. Currently, Americans spend approximately $134 billion each quarter on improving

Across the Country, Volunteers Help Restore Homes for Veterans

On September 11, volunteers across the country helped show reverence for those who have served our country in a different way than usual. According to a September 11 Lockport Union-Sun and Journal article, the Home Depot-sponsored effort to fix up