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Chris Eline: Not your typical board member

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED STORY in Local News

For local firefighter Chris Eline, his life has literally come full circle. It took over 30 years but he and Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem are together again. This is the club which helped raise him from the ages of 6 to 16, the same club that continues to mentor underprivileged youth in our city through positive role models and core programs geared to kids of all ages.

Tips for safe snow shoveling

Thursday, January 29, 2015 by CONTRIBUTED STORY in Local News

A 2011 study published in the Clinical Research in Cardiology revealed that shoveling snow actually does increase the risk of a having a heart attack. The study looked at 500 people and found that 7 percent started experiencing symptoms of heart problems while shoveling snow. The cardiologists conducting the Canadian study felt that while 7 percent is significant, there could be as many as double that numbers given the fact that the patients may not have connected their heart problems with snow shoveling.