A reporter interviewed a guy near Portland, Oregon who shovels his neighbors’ sidewalks every time it snows. He likes to make sure people can walk around safely. But he also thinks it’s fun and a good way to stay in shape…………And here’s another good reason to be on a first name basis with your neighbors. A new study found that if you’re older and live alone, getting to know them might help you live longer. Strong neighborhood connections increased the life span of older adults……………………..And finally……………….
The CEO of a national chain called Ruppert Landscape just surprised his employees with a very generous year-end bonus. They recently partnered with an investment firm, which brought in a ton of money. So he shared the wealth. 1,200 workers got checks for between $7,000 and 200 GRAND based on how long they’ve worked there. The total amount handed out was $28 MILLION. (Here’s a video of them finding out. They open their envelopes at :40.)