Tuesday, January 1, 2013
If your New Year's resolution is to live a greener lifestyle, check out these 20 tips to help you stick to your plan.
If you want to be kinder to the planet and save some money at the same time, here are 20 ways to go green in 2013. TELL US: Do you think you could stick to a green New Year's resolution? Share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments sections below.
Monday, June 6, 2011
The fundraising event took place on June 4.
On Saturday night, volunteers, community members and other supporters of The Green Center gathered for the second annual "Green Tie Affair." Organizers said they moved the event from July last year to June this year in an attempt to beat the heat, which backfired, as the temperatures were well into the 90s on Saturday. However, the heat didn't seem to be too much of an inconvenience for the attendees, as they started rolling in around 6 p.m. "We've got a great crowd, despite the heat," said Green Center Board of Directors President Laura Streett. Cheesemaking demonstrations and cheese samples from Merryl Winstein were part of the evening's festivities. A cheesemaking class with Winstein was also one of the items up for silent auction. "I …
Thursday, March 17, 2011
You can always have another glass of dyed green beer, but this St. Patrick’s Day, why not celebrate with these great drinks that are green year round.
Instead of drinking every green thing in sight, if you’re feeling like a St. Patrick’s Day traditionalist, stop by Caitlin’s Green Eyed Grill for some Fish and Chips and a glass of Guiness.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Washington University wants students and staff to sign pledge to live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle.
Washington University doesn't want students and staff to just give lip service to going green. The school is asking students and staff to sign a sustainability pledge. A university-wide e-mail was sent out today, announcing the pledge. Signees promise to live more sustainably at their workplace, school and home by reducing personal energy consumption, producing less waste, conserving resources and recycling. Underlying the pledge is the belief that each person can make a difference in the world through his or her individual choices, said Deborah Howard, interim director of the Office of Sustainability, which led the development of the pledge. “People may think that one person recycling bottles or unplugging idle appliances doesn’t make …
Monday, December 27, 2010
Deputy chief described as unforgettable in memorial celebration at City Hall.
Friends, classmates and community members paid tribute to the late Ernest Green, the Deputy Police Chief of the University City Police Department Sunday night at City Hall. Green, 46, died on December 20 from brain cancer. The class motto of the University City High School class of 1982 was "unforgettable" and that was the overriding theme at last night's memorial celebration, which eulogized Green's life and effect on the community. About 60 people turned up for the gathering, which was filled with reminiscent memories, songs and humor. Tracy Shields and class president Gary Boyd set up the event, which was organized through the Class of 1982 Reunion Committee. In his opening remarks, Boyd said the event was a celebration of Green's life…
Hundreds of people turned out for the funeral of University City Deputy Police Chief Ernest Green.
A week after his death, University City Deputy Police Chief Ernest Green has been laid to rest. Green was buried Monday at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Pagedale. He died last Monday of brain cancer. He was 46-years-old. Earlier Monday, hundreds of mourners turned out for Green's funeral at Florissant Church of Christ. For several hours, a steady stream of people walked in and out of the church, paying their respects.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
A special fund has been established to provide a memorable Christmas for Ernest Green's two sons ages 9 and 12.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Myra Lopez
Thursday, December 23, 2010
The following is a press release from the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), concerning the passing of University City Deputy Police Chief Ernest Green. On December 20, 2010 our Immediate Past President, University City, MO Deputy Chief Ernest Green, III lost his battle with brain cancer. Ernest was a loyal and dedicated NOBLE member, a devoted husband and a loving father. We are asking you help in helping to give Ernest IV age 12, and Ellis age 9, a memorable Christmas. I remember his boys standing with their father on stage at the NOBLE conference. He wanted them to know NOBLE and he wanted to share our NOBLE values with them. If Ernest was here he would spoil them, but since he's not, it is up to …
Colleague remembers Deputy Police Chief Ernest Green as a mentor and good friend.
The outpouring of grief and remembrance's over the death of University City Deputy Police Chief Ernest Green continue to roll in. "Ernest was a good friend and mentor," said Demetrius Hatley, a U.S. Probation Officer and Green's colleague at the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. Green was the immediate past national president of NOBLE, his term having ended in July. Green died Monday at age 46. He had brain cancer. Hatley said Green "was very passionate about serving his community and impacted may lives in a variety of ways." "We shared a lot of great moments together," said Hatley. He also noted that Green was "a family man and an outstanding father to his two sons. " "He will truly be missed," said Hatley. Below…
Former students and colleagues mourn the passing of Major Ernest Green.
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- Aja Owens
Thursday, December 23, 2010
University City Deputy Police Chief Ernest Green will be buried this coming Monday at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Pagedale, according to The National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives, of which he was the immediate past national president. Major Green died Monday Dec. 20th of brain cancer. He was 46. His funeral will be held at the Florissant Church of Christ, 16460 New Halls Ferry Road. The service begins at 11:00 a.m. During his many years of service as a law enforcement officer, Green was recognized for his hard work and dedication to the community. Former students remember Green as their D.A.R.E. teacher during grade school. "I was a student of Officer Green's in the D.A.R.E program at Ronald E. McNair. He was a great…
Monday, December 20, 2010
University City's deputy police chief has passed away at age 46.
The University City Police Department is mourning the loss of Deputy Police Chief Ernest Green, who died at age 46. Green had been ill for some time. "We are saddened by the loss of Major Green," said City Manager Lehman Walker. " We send our condolences to his family." Walker said, "Major Green will be missed as an officer on the very fine University City police force." According to a 2005 University City press release, Green began his law enforcement career as a Cadet in 1987. In 2005, he was promoted to Deputy Police Chief by then City Manager Frank Ollendorff. At the time of the promotion, Ollendorff called Green an "accomplished" law enforcement professional. The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives says…