SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY Tomorrow is Thanksgiving immediately followed by Black Friday. What you may not know about is the next day – Small Business Saturday – which began in 2010. Small Business Saturday is a way to focus attention on locally-owned small businesses which help support your community. Tioga is a locally-owned small business and while we aren't open for business on Saturdays, we whole-heartedly support the idea. There is a great article in the Daily ... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Nov 21
POST-FLOOD MOLD The flooding from Hurricane Sandy may pose another problem after the water has receded. Standing water in homes and businesses can lead to mold growth that may or may not be visible on the surface. There are health risks associated with amplified indoor mold growth and the problem should be addressed as soon as possible. This article on the Huffington Post gives clear direction to those concerned about mold and excessive building moisture. Our thoughts are with al... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Nov 6
October 18th marked the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act being approved by Congress. This act regulates pollution in our nation's waterways and has made a drastic difference in the quality of our rivers. This act provided a way for the EPA to establish waste water treatment standards and surface water quality standards. This is the reason that we now monitor the storm water runoff from industrial facilities and create Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans. Although ... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Nov 1