Neighborhood Crime Watch Guide

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Neighborhood Crime Watch is one of the oldest and best-known ways to prevent crime in the US. It started in the late 1960’s when there was a rise in crime, specifically in residential areas of the country. It was officially created by the National Sheriff’s Association in 1972 as a way to allow citizens and law enforcement to work together to make at-risk communities safer.

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Recycling 101: How & Why You Should Recycle

Recycling

The average American creates about 4.48 pounds of trash per day. Currently in the US, 262 million tons of trash is accumulated every year. Knowing these numbers makes it even more clear how vital recycling is to protect the environment and conserve more of our resources.
While it is common knowledge that recycling can help the environment, there is a good chance that you’ve heard some myths and rumors about how and why to recycle that are not completely true.

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Play it Safe: 12 Tips for Fire Safety

The outbreak of a fire is one of the most terrifying and deadly events that can happen inside a home. The National Fire Protection Association reports that about 365,500 home fires occurred in America in 2015, causing more than $7 billion in property damage.

The best way to deal with the potential hazards of a fire is to be prepared. Nearly all fires in the home can be avoided simply by taking some reasonable, common sense precautions.

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A Genealogy Guide

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Searching genealogy has become very common, with many people investing in different methods. People have different reasons for wanting to find out who their ancestors are; sometimes it’s just curiosity while other times there is a medical necessity. Whatever your reason may be, you need to be sure you know how to approach the process.

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