Modern Life

Published on July 29, 2021 - Page 14
TOKYO — For decades, they were told to shake it off or toughen up — to set aside the doubt, or the demons, and focus on the task at hand: winning....
Published on July 28, 2021 - Page 4
TOKYO (AP) — When Olympic diver Tom Daley announced in 2013 that he was dating a man and “couldn’t be happier,” his coming out was an act of courage...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 23
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The coronavirus changed the way we work. Now it’s changing the physical space, too. Many companies are making adjustments to...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 23
Some of the innovations small business owners adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic may outlast the pandemic itself. “If you make it through this,...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour County are sharing their...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 23
FISHING CREEK TWP. —Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at the Forks Farm Market,299 Covered Bridges Lane in Fishing Creek Township,...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — R.J. Palacio’s next book is a world apart from her million-selling debut “Wonder.” Random House Children’s Books announced Palacio’s...
Published on July 21, 2021 - Page 5
Many people who stayed home during pandemic shutdowns are vacationing again. Rewards like points and miles earned from a travel credit card can...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 5
Last summer, like millions of Americans, I brought home a 7-pound ball of fluff. Over the past year, my mini-goldendoodle has turned into 23 pounds...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Harry is writing what his publisher is calling an “intimate and heartfelt memoir.” Random House expects to release the book...
Published on July 19, 2021 - Page 4
HELSINKI (AP) — A Lutheran church in Norway has held a name change ceremony for a 49-year-old transgender person in what officials said marked the...
Published on July 19, 2021 - Page 4
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian police have uncovered bootleg wine hidden in a dry village well in the country’s west, state television reported. The...
Published on July 19, 2021 - Page 18
Eons ago, the first humans learned to drop seeds into the ground to grow plants for food, for beauty and for fiber. We’ve come a long way developing...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 5
Americans are holding onto their vehicles longer than ever. The average age of a car in 2020 rose to a record 12.1 years, according to data from...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 23
The goal is to create an outdoor space perfect for working from home or rocking your creative side hustle. The estimated budget is as little as $150...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 23
For 42.9 million student loan borrowers, it’s been 18 months without a payment. That ends in October. The interest-free federal student loan payment...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour County are sharing their...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 23
Join the Columbia County Conservation District and Master Gardener Mary Jo R. Gibson for a free webinar on “Tree of Heaven, Identification and...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — The next book by former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is addressed to his fellow Republicans. “Republican Rescue: Saving the...
Published on July 17, 2021 - Page 6
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the cheap travel tips, hacks and strategies that promise unbelievable deals on airfare and hotels. There’s only...
Published on July 16, 2021 - Page 4
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Salon owner Pio Imperati took a chance and hired hairstylist Kathy Moura right out of technical high school 15 years ago. It...
Published on July 16, 2021 - Page 7
In my experience, gardeners often overestimate rainfall. A cloudburst might seem to have thoroughly saturated the ground, but scratch down an inch...
Published on July 13, 2021 - Page 8
NEW YORK (AP) — An upcoming edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy will include paintings, drawings and other illustrations by...
Published on July 11, 2021 - Page 23
NEW YORK — In the eyes of the law, pets are property when it comes to divorce. But new ways of working out custody of the dog, cat or parrot have...
Published on July 11, 2021 - Page 23
In Reddit’s r/personalfinance channel, anonymous users exchange tips on buying homes, choosing insurance plans and managing very personal, nuanced...
Published on July 11, 2021 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour County are sharing their...
Published on July 11, 2021 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG —Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at the Bloomsburg Fair Farmers’ Market on July 17 and the second Saturday of August...
Published on July 11, 2021 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — The author of “Fire and Fury,” the million-seller from 2018 that helped launched the wave of inside accounts of the Trump White House...
Published on July 10, 2021 - Page 10
NEW YORK — Vaccinated teachers and students don’t need to wear masks inside school buildings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
Published on July 9, 2021 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — When Pat Curry spotted bite-sized wood-fire rotisserie chicken with portabella mushroom at her local Costco in early June, she felt “...