The situation for junior

The wooded bank along remote Black Rock Road in Colerain Township got a black eye last August when it was listed by the group PA CleanWays as one of 16 roadside dumps around Lancaster County. CleanWays workers drove more than 12,000 miles around the county looking for such unsavory spots.For two hours on an unusually warm afternoon, the group patiently hauled bag after bag to the road, sometimes forming a human chain to get the detritus uphill.Blood ran down the elbow of one volunteer. Lori Bennett had injured her shoulder, so she iced it down and disappeared over the bank again.The haul: 23 tires; two televisions; one small motor; lots of used diapers; and 40 bags of items that people were too lazy, too inconsiderate or too cheap to dispose of properly.

The situation for junior exploration companies is more dire. Sprott did a review of stocks on the junior laden TSX Venture Exchange and found that out of the approximately 2,400 listed companies, only 900 had more than $500,000 in cash. Small companies need about $500,000 a year just for salaries, audit fees and other routine expenses, according to Mr.

According to the press release, each of the apartment units features granite counter tops, maple doors and cabinets, washer and dryer and a balcony. There is also underground parking and a variety of styles in units from studio to three bedroom apartments. Small pets are also allowed in the apartments.

And finally, speaking of chefs we love, John Ash celebrates the mighty basil plant during the last week of August, featuring dishes pungently perfumed with the 26 different basil varieties planted at his restaurant Aug. 23 Here’s today’s poem: pink Himalayan sea salt topped chocolate tart with strawberry basil sour cream gelato and chocolate sauce. That’s what we’re sayin’.

President Obama says a massive federal bailout program has turned out to be much costly than expected, but still «not cheap.»Speaking in the Oval Office, Obama declined to say directly whether he would seek to redirect some of the repaid money from the $700 billion financial rescue program, known as the Troubled Asset Relief Program, to help create new jobs. He did say he would address the topic in an economic speech on Tuesday.The president said the key question is determining whether the bailout money could be put toward selective job creation that meets the original intent of the law. He cited as an example directing bailout money to help small businesses get lending.