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2008-09-02 09:00:32

The Junior League of Lancaster distributed $15,000 to six agencies through its Community Opportunities Fund. The Council of Drug and Alcohol Abuse received $5,000 for "Who Says We Can't," part of the Alternative Community Intervention program that uses volunteers and collaboration with organizations to reduce risk factors among high-risk youth, ages 10 to 18, and their families. Crispus Attucks Community Center received $5,000 for "Science for a Healthy Life," a full-day summer science...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.