I’m concerned about electronic-cigarette usage and the threat it poses to our community’s health. E-cigarettes are currently not regulated by the FDA and are not included in most city tobacco ordinances.
There is a long-term Robert Street Improvement Plan (RSIP) in West St. Paul that will be putting medians down the center, but only one stoplight and one additional crosswalk is included at Crusader Avenue and Robert Street (by Petco and Baker’s Square.)
My family members served the South St. Paul police department with distinction with service time totaling over 100 years. As a result, I was fortunate enough to witness the first female officer in South St. Paul history be hired, the first African American, two Native Americans, and the first of two Hispanic officers be hired, and recently, the first female Native American/Hispanic promoted to the supervisory role of sergeant.
I would like to thank Convent of the Visitation School for hosting the Camp Invention program this summer. Camp Invention allows children to transform their natural curiosity into big ideas by presenting real-world challenges that require them to use creativity, innovation, problem-solving skills, and teamwork.
In his column, “How do ACA reforms affect you?” (printed Aug. 18), Mike Rothman, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Commerce, is doing his job of informing the public on the upcoming “ObamaCare” mandates. These insurance mandates (benefits), are known as essential health benefits (EHB).