The recent tragedy in Oklahoma reminds us of how powerful and scary Mother Nature can be. We share our condolences with the victims and families of the tornado in Moore, Okla. If you’re looking for a way to help, consider making a donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief by visiting redcross.org, dialing 1-800-REDCROSS, or texting
Even though it’s only Monday, we’re already thinking about our weekend chores—like doing the laundry. While laundry isn’t the most thrilling task, it’s something we have to do! Next time you toss in a load, try these five ideas to clean up your clothes AND your lifestyle: Use cold water. If you’re using a conventional
Another good week in the books! We had some exciting announcements this week AND got to celebrate a couple of our favorite holidays. Yesterday was Love A Tree Day, and today is Ride Your Bike to Work Day. Did you ride your bike today? On Monday, we shared some great news for central New Yorkers!
In its first year, Direct Energy and The Gazette’s Capital Region Volunteer Citizen of the Year award is honoring Chris Lehman of Voorheesville, NY. Lehman is the founder of the Albany Therapeutic Riding Center (ATRC), a facility that provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons for those with mental and physical disabilities. Therapeutic riding contributes positively to
May is National Bike Month! In addition to being a great form of exercise and transportation, biking is another way to reduce your use on a daily basis. While it may be impractical to bike to work, school or run errands every day, swapping your car for a bike can save a whole lot of
Direct Energy and Syracuse Media Group are proud to announce the launch of the first ever Syracuse Volunteer Citizen of the Year award program. Nominations are now being accepted and are open to residents in Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Cayuga, Tompkins, Cortland and Oneida counties of Central New York. Nominations will close on Sunday, June 23rd,
Whoa! It’s Friday already? Where did the week go? This week definitely had a theme—appreciation! Appreciating our educators, mothers and, of course, the environment! On Monday, we shared a few unique ways to show your child’s teacher how important they are! By the time Wednesday rolled around, we were busy prepping for Mother’s Day. How