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  • February 2015 Line Report
    Many HR Departments Predict Positive Hiring for February
    Earlier this week the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) released the Leading Indicators for National Employment (LINE) with predictions of hiring for February 2015. Among the key finding is that Manufacturing and Service Sector will...
  • January 2015 Employment Situation Report
    Quarter Million Jobs added in January But Unemployment Unchanged
    Today the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Employment Situation Summary for unemployment data collected during January 2015. According to the Employment Summary report the start of 2015 shows hiring continues...
  • DOL News Release February 5, 2015
    Weekly Unemployment Improves Compared to Last Year
    Today the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released their advance News Release on Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims for the week ending January 31, 2015. Overall claims increased by 11,000 claims from the previous week. The weekly...
  • January Review
    January 2015 weather review for Grand Rapids
    January 2015 will be remembered for the record cold temperatures.The average low temperature for Grand Rapids was 14.55° which is 3.54° below average. The high temperatures were also colder than normal. The average high was 27.84°...
  • January 22, 2015 Unemployment Claims
    Weekly Unemployment Trending Upward
    Today the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released their advance News Release on Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims for the week ending January 17, 2015. Overall claims decreased by 10,000 claims from the previous week. The weekly...
  • Greater Philadelphia: Five January events
    Greater Philadelphia: Five January events
    We are now beyond the first 30 days of winter and there is plenty to see, to learn, and to do before spring arrives in its fanfare of color and fair-weather entertainment. January has a wealth of options for those who garden, photograph and savor...
  • Greater Philadelphia: Mid-January gardener events
    Greater Philadelphia: Mid-January gardener events
    The middle of January is an ideal time for gardeners to envision plans for their garden and consider new changes for gardening design, choice of plants and applied process. Learning from experts in exciting, fun settings is always a great approach...
  • January 2015 LINE Report
    2015 Starts with Hiring Prediction in January
    Today the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) released the Leading Indicators for National Employment (LINE) with predictions of hiring for January 2015. Among the key finding is that Manufacturing Sector will continue strong hiring in...
  • January 2015 calendar
    January 2015: Holidays, observances and free printable January calendar
    We open 2015 with a cold January just about everywhere in America. While the frigid air is a hot topic right now, there are some interesting observances and traditions that call January their home. Welcome to the New Year! Enjoy reading about...
  • Enjoy the special foods of January
    Enjoy the special foods of January
    Ringing in the New Year is the biggest January celebration for many families, but there are many special foods celebrated this month too. From oatmeal and soup to pizza, candy and chocolate cake, you'll find daily, weekly and monthly food...
  • January 2015 is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month
    January 2015 is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month (LSSM)
    January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. January is usually a time that is quiet for many resorts. Ski areas and resorts have just finished a busy Holiday time period and then most American kids go back to school. However, any time is a good...
  • Full moon sky chart January 2015
    January full moon names and observing notes 2015
    This month’s full moon is commonly known as the Wolf Moon. Lesser known but equally appropriate names include Old Moon, Moon after the Yule, Ice Moon, Snow Moon, Hunger Moon, Cold Moon, and the Moon of the Terrible (Sioux). The Lakota Sioux...
  • Souper Sundays at Adams County Winery
    Souper Sundays are back at Adams County Winery
    There’s nothing better than curling up to the steaming, comforting aroma of a hot bowl of soup on a cold winter’s day. And now that winter is in full blast, Adams County Winery is ready to help you ward off the hard edges of the season...
  • January 2015
    What the month of January is known for
    January is the first month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and one of seven months having 31 days. The first day of the month is known as New Year's Day. January is usually the coldest month of the year in the Northern...
  • Christmas Reflections
    Christmas Reflections
    What do you think about during the Christmas season? I usually find myself reflecting back on the year and wondering what is ahead. Driving to work this morning I found myself thinking about my hero – my grandpa. As far back as I can...