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Bethpage Toxic Plume close to contaminating drinking water supply

The New York State Department of Health is investigating cancer cases in a Bethpage residential neighborhood where decades of chemical pollution from Grumman Corp. and U.S. Navy aviation manufacturing has contaminated groundwater. Water districts in southern Nassau County have sparred with the state for years over how to clean up the Grumman Toxic Plume — […]

Tiger Mauls man at Bronx Zoo – monorail accident

A 25 year old man, identified as David Villalobos, was riding on the Bronx Zoo‘s last windowless monorail when he suddenly climbed over the safety bars and leaped from a height of about 20 feet, cleared a 16-foot high perimeter fence and landed in the Wild Asia Exhibit. (Bronx, NY) He was almost immediately pounced […]

Air-Bag safety probe expanded….Hyundai Elantra

U.S. safety regulators have added two model years to an investigation of an air bag problem with Hyundai Elantras that cut a car owner’s ear in half.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will look into 2011 and 2013 Elantras in addition to those from 2012.  The agency also upgraded the probe to […]

Child airlifted to hospital after injury at beach park

An 18- month-old child, identified as Phillip Amico, was injured by a falling fence at a beach in Bayville monday afternoon and airlifted to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow where the boy was later pronounced dead at 4:02 a.m. The child was struck by a piece of fencing at Ransom Beach about 4:55pm, […]

ADHD drug (Adderall) can cause heart attack, stroke…even death.

Recently strengthened warnings on the attention-deficit drug, Adderall, indicate that it may cause psychological side effects and that misuse may lead to sudden death from heart attacks and strokes. In 2005, Health Canada (the equivalent to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration) banned Adderall after reviewing reports linking Adderall XR to 20 fatalities, 14 of […]

Texas Approves 85-MPH Speed Limit, Fastest In United States

The highest speed limit in the United States can now be found on a central Texas highway.  Transportation officials in the state approved an 85-mile-per-hour speed limit along a 41-mile stretch of State Highway 130, which runs between suburbs of Austin and San Antonio. Under consideration since June, the speed limit had received criticism from […]

Play it SAFE on the side of the ROAD

Being stuck on the side of the road is frustrating.  Pulling your car to the shoulder of the road when there is an emergency is proper procedure, but motorists and pedestrians should never consider themselves safe.  Being mere inches or feet from the roadway is better than being broken down on the roadway, but it […]