When both the outdoor temperature and humidity are high anyone can find the weather stifling. However, older people suffering from diabetes or heart disease and those suffering from mild dementia may be at special risk. Their medications may leave them increasingly vulnerable to heat exhaustion. Diuretics, used to treat heart conditions, can affect fluid balance so users may find themselves susceptible to dehydration when the mercury rises.
A chemical slurry of hormones, antibiotics, caffeine and steroids is coursing down many U.S. rivers and setting off ecological alarms. A solution could lie in curtailing what is flushed down the toilet.
That is the message of a major public awareness campaign set to start in late summer by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the American Pharmacists Association.
54 pre-school students graduated from the HIPPY Program held at Lincoln Elementary School. In lieu of Michael J. Wildes, Mayor of Englewood N.J.. his Executive Assistant, Anita Sniderman gave the keynote speech. She explained to the gathered group that Mayor Wildes was doing another noble deed at the Englewood Ambulance Corps. Credit goes to Rachel Albanese, HIPPY Coordinator, for keeping these youngsters busy during the warm evening.
Eileen McDowell has scheduled many activities for the month of June. The bus for the Jersey Boys leaves from Petruska Park at 10 AM June 20th. Two days later on the 22nd, the Taj Mahal bus leaves for Atlantic City (cost $17.00) and refunds for those who attended the Wash. DC trip will be available from 2 PM on the 28th, 29th and 30th. On July 27th, there will be a picnic charged at the munificent sum of $5.00 per person.
www.ParamusPost has seen a continuing interest in cancer treatments. With this in mind, we have asked our readers to contribute their stories. It takes a brave person to write about something personal.
Lying in bed on my side, watching TV one night in Dec 2001, I saw a lump on the side of my left breast. Then I felt it. I thought it felt kind of large. It was scary. (Incidentally, I had been obese before gastric bypass surgery and would never have seen or probably even felt it, had I not lost a great deal of weight.)
Thus spoke Mayor James J. Tedesco III at a press conference!
Mayor Tedesco held a hurried press conference after a two hour meeting concerning the tainted soil problem at West Brook Middle School. He presented members of the press and through them to the residents of Paramus with the facts concerning the school closing and potential re-opening.
Registration is underway for a variety of summer children’s programs at the Paramus Public Library.
The “Get a Clue” summer reading program kick-off party on Monday, June 25 at 3:30pm features a “Get a Clue with The Magic Mystery Show” performance with a mystery-solving Hound Dog and a magical game of “Clue”.