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Cities At A Crossroads On Right Path For Cycling

By Brian Eason CARMEL, Ind. (AP) – Hoosiers have fallen back in love with the bicycle. The Monon Trail is more popular than ever. Twice as many workers ride their bikes to the office as did a decade ago, a census statistic propelled by cities such as Carmel and Indianapolis, which have pushed to provide [...]

Oil Train Classroom-On-Rails Trains Responders

By Mary Esch ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – A rolling classroom on rails, complete with four tanker cars and a flatbed rigged with a variety of valves and fittings, made a whistle stop at the Port of Albany as part of a multi-state tourproviding enhanced safety training to first responders in light of increased shipments of [...]

Sterling Simmons Wins CEAC Raffle

The May Meeting at Carmichael’s Steakhouse was a great evening full of merriment and beautiful weather. Though fun was had by all, one man had the extra pleasure of winning this year’s Harley Raffle! Sterling Simmons of Matteson had the great fortune of his raffle ticket being pulled. Simmons opted to receive the cash prize [...]

Chicago’s Chatham Park Village Cooperative To Save $4M in Energy Costs

New boiler and indirect water heater combinations, recently installed at the Chatham Park Village Cooperative (CPVC) located in Chicago, Ill., will improve energy efficiency of each heating system and domestic hot water system to 95 percent and save $4,454,000 in energy costs over 20 years. CPVC is a non-profit housing cooperative established to provide affordable [...]

Washington Rebuilding, But No End In Sight

By David Mercer WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) – At an intersection in the middle of Washington, a quick listen usually tells Ben Davidson the town is bouncing back from last November’s destructive tornado. “Just stop and be quiet. You’ll hear all the nail guns, the saws going. It’s pretty neat,” said Davidson, a pastor at Bethany [...]