A Safe & Happy New Year

8 Tips for a Safe and Fun New Year’s Eve As the new year approaches, there are plenty of ways to celebrate. You can watch the ball drop with your family, host a gathering with friends or even count down to midnight at a public party. But whether you’re ringing in the new year at […]

HURRICANE SEASON SAFETY TIPS

AccuWeather Global Weather Center — As Hurricane Dorian moves over the warm waters of the southern Atlantic, it will present optimal conditions for Dorian to continue strengthening. During the overnight hours Tuesday into Wednesday, Dorian strengthened about 50-60 miles north and the track shifted about 60-70 miles to the east. With its change in track, Dorian […]

THE STOP-ATTACK APP

Stop Street Harassment, Bullying, and Assault with the STOP-ATTACK Mobile App Officially launching in January 2015, the STOP-ATTACK (www.stop-attack.com) app will leverage smartphone technology to make the world a safer place for everyone. Whether it’s bullying, street harassment or something even more sinister, the app will record audio and video evidence and alert contacts of […]

Stay Safe During Extreme Cold Weather

Expert Tips for Staying Safe During Extreme Cold Weather After a few inches of snow, a blast of subzero temperatures and high winds is expected to invade the Chicago area this week bringing with it this season’s first major winter storm. Northwestern Medicine® experts caution that as temperatures drop, it’s important to take warnings seriously and be careful while […]

SWIM TODAY WITH DARA TORRES

SWIM TODAY WITH DARA TORRES By Francesca Merced  When you think of summertime team sports, typically things like baseball, soccer or even track & field come to mind. But Olympic swimming champion Dara Torres is here to put everyone on notice that not only is swimming a terrific team sport, but it’s also “the funnest […]