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At 11:30 yesterday morning on the corner of Greene St. and Washington Pl. I met Firefighter James M. Sorokac for the first time. I'd never met him before but being the keeper ...
by Eddie C
Comment Count 69 comments on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 07:58 PM PDT with 155 Recommends
It is difficult to know with any certainty what was going through the minds of the men gathered on Wall Street that day. It was not the kind of meeting for which minutes are taken or a written ...
by dsteffen
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Mar 24, 2011 at 02:00 PM PDT with 80 Recommends
It is difficult to know with any certainty what was going through the minds of the men gathered on Wall Street that day. It was not the kind of meeting for which minutes are taken or a written ...
by dsteffen
Comment Count 59 comments on Sun Mar 21, 2010 at 01:56 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
I recently got a set of smoke alarms for review purposes. In the process of installing them and writing them up, I ended up learning more about smoke alarms in general, and thought it worth ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 122 comments on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 10:27 AM PST with 57 Recommends
As a mom who has testified in Sacramento to help get rid of toxic chemicals from baby products, I can tell you that companies will go through great lengths to maintain their market share, even if ...
by Elisa
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jun 24, 2011 at 02:24 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Fellow New Yorkers and Kossacks from surrounding areas did you read How regulation came to be: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire on Sunday?
by Eddie C
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Mar 24, 2010 at 11:41 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Friends, Today marks the one year anniversary of our fire. My family recalled the events of the day and the months to follow. Good stuff, bad stuff, life stuff. Divine chocolate ranked high as did ...
by One bite at a time
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 07:59 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Today is the 20 year anniversary of a horrific fire that claimed the life of three firefighters, injured 12 other firefighters and left a Philadelphia high-rise apartment building gutted for years.
by princss6
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Feb 23, 2011 at 09:18 AM PST with 29 Recommends
A batch of brush fires have popped up in Southern California. I expect this to continue. Dry weather over a prolonged period has exacerbated fire season. In what were occurrences that politely ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed May 14, 2014 at 12:05 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Like many sentimental souls we had left our live Christmas tree up until last night. Our less than month old tree seemed OK; its needles were green and the stand it was in had been kept full of water.
by Marihilda
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 09:07 AM PST with 14 Recommends
About a year and a half ago, I testified before a California senate committee in support of a bill that would stop mandating -- not ban! -- the use of toxic flame retardants in certain baby products.
by Elisa
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 27, 2011 at 11:55 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support diary for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are ...
by Vacationland
Comment Count 188 comments on Wed Feb 17, 2010 at 04:55 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Quite possibly the most horrifying revelations in the Chemical Safety Board's preliminary report on the West, Texas fertilizer explosion were that West Fertilizer Company, the state of Texas and ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Apr 23, 2014 at 06:48 AM PDT with 9 Recommends