Category Archives: Landscaping and lawn care

State senator against California ban on lawn mowers and generators

There was a collective sigh and eye rolls recently when it was announced that the governor had signed a law banning mowers, generators and other gasoline-powered equipment. Many Californians will say that California is just California, not realizing the real impact this will have on our daily lives, and how the new law really conflicts […]

5 best push lawn mowers for your lawn in 2021

Push lawn mowers can be a good option if you are looking for a relatively affordable alternative to other types of lawn mowers. They require more physical labor to function, but they’re an effective lawn tool to keep on hand if you need to maintain a small to medium lawn and hope to get some […]

Tree Davis announces stewardship awards

Tree Davis, a local non-profit organization dedicated to planting and maintaining shade trees in the area, has decided to recognize individuals and groups who have worked to improve the health of our town’s trees by conserving them, helping to establish saplings or promoting tree education. Award recipients are honored in three categories this year: Individual […]

2021 elections: Kevin Ryan challenges Bill Kinne for the seat of the Onondaga County Legislature

Syracuse, New York State – Democrat Bill Kinne is running for his 12th term in the Onondaga County Legislature. He faces a challenge for 15th District Republican Kevin Ryan, a lawyer who has long worked for the campaign and volunteers for several candidates, from Rep. John Katko to County Director Ryan McMahon. If Ryan wins, […]

California to ban lawn mowers

On October 9, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) signed AB 1346, the state’s latest effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through onerous regulations, in law. The law prohibits the sale of new lawn mowers, leaf blowers and gasoline chainsaws, among other products. The law follows a decree direction the State Air Resources Board to […]

Abcarian: Things I Won’t Miss: The Gasoline Leaf Blower

If a genius gave me three wishes, I would swear I would ask for world peace, universal health care, and the end of gas-powered leaf blowers. Like so many people, I work from home. I don’t have a gardener, but I am surrounded by neighbors who do. And every week, without fail, their men arrive […]

NOTE IN YOUR CALENDAR: Upcoming Events in the Danville Area | Lifestyles

ENTERTAIN FOR CURE: Entertaining for a Cure by The Woody Foundation in collaboration with Youth in Positive action will take place at The Life Church, 955 Mount Cross Road, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. 9098. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the St. Jude Children’s Cancer Research Center. The event is […]

California Ends Gasoline Leaf Blowers Under New Law | New

Almost three decades after towns on the peninsula began banning gasoline-powered leaf blowers, the effort has gained a foothold at the state level, with Gov. Gavin Newsom signing a bill on October 9 that will phase out their sales. Among the dozens of bills Newsom signed in his final legislative session action are Assembly Bill […]