"As temperatures have increased, so have crowds at Illinois Beach State Park's beach area," said Von Bandy, director of the Office of Land Management for the IDNR. "In the past weeks, our staff has witnessed several instances of overcrowding at the beach. Understanding the importance of social distancing in preventing further spread of COVID-19, the department is taking this proactive step to protect the health and safety of staff and visitors." … [Read more...] about Beach At Illinois Beach State Park Closes On Weekends
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“We were expecting a hurricane to develop and it didn't,” Stewart said on Sunday. “It's a tale of two storms. If you live on the west side of the storm, you didn't get much. If you live east of the storm, there's a lot of nasty weather there.” … [Read more...] about Tropical Storm Isaias could hit the Carolinas at near-hurricane strength
Montessori of Plainfield was founded in August of 1998 by Montessori trained teachers and sisters, Mari-Ann Unger and Linda Mora. The academic preschool and kindergarten is for children ages 3-6. Montessori of Plainfield is a member of the American Montessori Society. Teachers are CPR- and first aid-certified as well. For more information, contact School Administrator Nikki Carchedi at (815)-272-3783, or email [email protected], visit MontessoriofPlainfield.com, or look us up on Facebook at Facebook.com/Montessori-of-Plainfield-Frankfort … [Read more...] about They May Be Small, But They Are Mighty
As of 11:00 p.m., the National Hurricane Center in Miami said the storm was located about 50 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Fla., and 365 miles south of Myrtle Beach, S.C. Maximum sustained winds have increased slightly to 70 mph as it continues to move north-northwest at a speed of 9 mph. … [Read more...] about Tropical Storm Isaias could hit Carolinas at near-hurricane strength
A similar phenomenon took place in Flint after a switch in water supply exposed thousands of people to lead poisoning and caused one of the largest outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in U.S. history. Last year, a team of reporters at PBS Frontline found that there may have been about 70 more deaths from Legionnaires’ during the outbreak than the 12 that were officially recorded. But because the government was not forthcoming about the crisis, doctors were not alerted to it and therefore did not know to look or test for the disease. Many people who died of Legionnaires’ disease were originally reported as having died from other causes, such as pneumonia. … [Read more...] about Florida’s Seen a ‘Statistically Significant’ Uptick in Pneumonia Deaths. The CDC Says It’s Likely COVID.