Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Slurpees, Big Gulps, Venti at Starbucks to be banned in NY

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Every single menu in New York City could soon be getting a major overhaul if Mayor Michael Bloomberg has his way. The man behind calorie counts is set to announce a new public health initiative to battle obesity, taking aim at super-sized sugary drinks. In other words, it may soon be [...]

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Mosquito season is here again

By Jack Minor After an exceptionally wet spring mosquito populations are thriving in Weld County. While there have not been any cases of West Niel Virus yet this season in Weld County the disease is still a concern. Gaye Morrison, communications director for the Weld County Department of Public Health said mosquito surveillance and trapping [...]

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Floyd Alvin Kerr

Floyd Alvin Kerr June 7, 1930 – May 31, 2010 Floyd Alvin Kerr, 79, of Gill, died Monday, May 31, 2010 at the Hospice and Palliative Care Unit, Greeley. He was born June 7, 1930 in Trenton, New Jersey to Earle Floyd and Blanche Alverta (Haines) Kerr. He was reared and educated in Raven Rock, [...]

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Obama chooses nominee, with no judicial experience for Supreme Court

By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette This week, President Obama announced his choice of Elena Kagan, a woman with no judicial experience to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. Kagan is currently the US solicitor General, as well as a Dean of Harvard Law school, and previously served alongside Obama as a [...]

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Frontier House celebrates 20 years of success

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette Last week Greeley’s Frontier House celebrated its 20th anniversary and an impressive list of accomplishments. Frontier House is based on the clubhouse model of psychosocial rehabilitation. This model was first used in New York City’s Fountain House in 1948. Among the principles behind the clubhouse model are that [...]

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