Monday, October 20, 2014 Tishri 26, 5775

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a new Web site to increase awareness about possible harm to the environment from chemicals found in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, perfumes and other personal-care products. The Web site ( www.epa.gov/ppcp ) offers consumer tips on properly disposing of these products to help prevent pollution. Studies have shown that pharmaceuticals are present in our nation's...
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Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
If you want your financial benefits to start off the New Year right, then you should start planning now. Here are a few suggestions that may save you both time and money in 5768: · Open an IRA. To help reach retirement goals or to complement your employer-sponsored 401(k) plan, you can put up to $4,000 in an IRA ($5,000...
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Robinson Luggage's Main Line branch, at 519 W. Lancaster Ave., Haverford, will help raise funds for Alex's Lemonade Stand, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., on Oct. 3. A percentage of the day's luggage sales will be donated to the charity, named after the late "Alex" Scott, the local child whose efforts to help others like her, afflicted by cancer, resulted...
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Vegas East -- way East ... and then some!
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
The dice have been rolled, and the game is on. Macau is clearly playing to win in the "destination" stakes, especially with the billions of dollars and extensive planning poured into the area's pre-existing "strip" and the Cotai Strip (a landfill with ambitions). However, even with gambling in place as an institution and a source of revenue for four decades,...
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The auditorium was a virtual sea of blue and white. Students wore brand-new T-shirts, and some sported baseball caps emblazoned with the words "Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy." Signs, banners and brochures -- even cookies -- carried the new name and logo at a ceremony officially bestowing the moniker on the former Akiba Hebrew Academy. The event was held Monday...
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