Monthly Archives: October 2008

Oil profit has peaked

A spat of stories today following the announcement of ExxonMobil record profit unfolds how the free market may be the undoing of oil before the oil runs out. The days of $145 a barrel are over, it’s now trading at … Continue reading

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ExxonMobil shatters own record for profit by a U.S. company

HOUSTON — ExxonMobil (XOM), the world’s largest publicly traded oil company, reported income Thursday that shattered its own record for the biggest profit by a U.S. corporation, earning $14.83 billion in the third quarter. usatoday.com Can someone explain to me … Continue reading

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1870 inventors harnesses solar power fearing coal shortage

A few days ago I posted Jimmy Carter’s solar panels shine in the movie “W” The panels, installed on the White House by Carter in 1977 (along with a wood stove below) during that oil crisis, were an example set … Continue reading

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VIDEO Election ballot question to help waterways

York County’s single ballot question for the Nov. 4 election asks voters to approve a $400 million bond for water and sewer infrastructure improvements. Do you favor the incurring of indebtedness by the Commonwealth of $400,000,000 for grants and loans … Continue reading

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“God’s Earth to heat and cool”

Trinity United Methodist in New Freedom, Pa., has exchanged its natural-gas-fired boiler for a geothermal heating system drawing energy from 450 feet underground. The system should reduce the church’s energy costs by an estimated 70 percent. “Why not use what’s … Continue reading

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VIDEO York’s Halloween Parade

Four-year-old Olivia Payton Yoder rides in a float her grandfater spent 1200 hours making, bands, gospel singers and scary costumes all made up the 59th Annual 2008 York Halloween Parade presented by the YWCA of York.

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Jimmy Carter’s solar panels shine in the movie “W”

I went to see the movie “W” last night. Whether you love or hate George W. Bush, it’s an interesting movie that digs into G.W. as a human being and not our usual view from the press release or a … Continue reading

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Falling oil price bad news for some who don’t like us very much

OPEC is scrambling to tighten up supply as the price crude has dropped 56 percent decline in 16 weeks. Even when they moved to close the flow today, the price continued to fall. Some effects beyond making U.S. drivers happy … Continue reading

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VIDEO Officer killed investigating fatal

Northern York County Regional police officer David Tome, was hit by awhile setting up equipment to map out Sunday’s fatal crash. The officer died instantly, officials said.

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People passionate about their water

I have received quite a few responses to my last post: Tap water vs. bottled water There are different requirements and different government agencies for bottled water and municipal supplies. And while a municipal supply is a bricks and mortar … Continue reading

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