ABCs of Diabetes is a free four-part series on diabetes self-management offered monthly January-November by the Marion County Public Health Department. Topics include diet, medications, exercise, monitoring, and long-term management. Classes in March will take place at two locations: the Speedway Public Library, 5633 W. 25th St., on Wednesdays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.; […]
After thorough examination, NASA managers have decided to suspend the planned March 2016 launch of the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission. The decision follows unsuccessful attempts to repair a leak in a section of the prime instrument in the science payload. “Learning about the interior structure of Mars has […]
The Marion County Public Health Department will offer low-cost seasonal flu shots at six flu vaccine clinics during the month of October. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the flu vaccine every year for anyone 6 months of age and older.
The Indianapolis Public Library holds several book sales each year at the Indy Library Store (formerly known as the Secondhand Prose Book Sale). The next book sale is Sept 11-12 and Sept. 17-19. Sept. 11 is Friends Night but memberships can be purchased at the door. This allows early access to the store prior to opening day for the general publicon Saturday.
The State of Indiana has recently been recognized as a finalist for the 2015 Healthiest Employers in the state. The chosen organizations are honored for their commitment to employee health and exceptional corporate wellness programming.
Three crew members representing Russia, Denmark and Kazakhstan have launched to the International Space Station to provide a new ride home for the station’s one-year crew and continue important research that advances NASA’s journey to Mars.
Mosquitoes are becoming more active and everyone can take steps to help control the mosquito population in Marion County. One of the easiest ways of doing this is to limit areas of standing water where mosquitoes like to breed. Unused tires, when left outside, can collect water and become an ideal place for mosquitoes to […]
NASA’s Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate John Grunsfeld and former astronauts Steve Lindsey, Kent Rominger, and M. Rhea Seddon were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Saturday, bringing the total number of Hall of Fame space explorers to 91. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, a 2006 hall of famer, and 2008 inductee […]
Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and former Congressman Lee Hamilton today announced the Bicentennial Visioning Project as the newest Legacy Project of the Bicentennial Commission. The goal of the project is to envision where Indiana should strive to be in the next fifty years. The visioning process will include thought leaders from throughout the state in […]
Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) has achieved an unprecedented level of national acclaim during the 2014 NRPA Congress in Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition to receiving its accreditation from the National Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA), CCPR received a prestigious 2014 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and […]