Discussing Everyday Issues Affecting Everyday People
Edition 15 -
New Genealogy Section
Our new genealogy section is becoming quite popular, not only
online, but offline as well. I have contacted some Collins - Collins Center area
residents who have agreed to assist me in this endeavor. With their assistance,
I will be able to continue this online endeavor and the combined efforts will
hopefully provide a hardcopy of detailed historical and genealogical research.
Last week Issues brought you 6-year-old Tai's Spirit Forest.
This week we bring you 4-tear-old Lexi's Spirit
Garden. There was a bit more assistance offered to Lexi, from her older
brother and of course, gram. Shall I admit, thank goodness for cut & paste
Alexis is extremely proud of her work, and Issues is extremely
proud of Lexi. So please drop by her garden and make sure you leave her a
Issues, due to the diligence of our readers and supporters, has made a great leap in The Site Fights. Starting on Monday, July 22, 2002 we will be competeing in the Warzone, which means that unlike our previous battles, we are struggling against other teams as well.
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Why is Collins Center Dying? Part II
The Cancer Surveillance Improvement Initiative was started in April 1998, by the New York State Department of Health (DOH) as a means of answering the publics questions about the cancer rate in their individual communities. The project entailed DOH scientists were asked to map cancers such as; breast, lung, colorectal and prostate, occurrence in relation to geographic locations in New York.
Continued from previous column... These maps are based on cancer incidences, or the number of newly diagnosed cancer cases that have been observed in within the specific zip code areas across New York state. These cancer incidences were compared to the "expected" rates of cancer within the area. The expected rate assumes that people are susceptible to cancer no matter where they reside. Continued......