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Published on June 16, 2024 - Page 7
GENOA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Bob Madden's eyes darted from right to left, watching Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final from a couch with his son,...
Published on June 16, 2024 - Page 27
Van Leeuwen Ice Cream draws customers with gourmet takes on classics like vanilla and pistachio. But occasionally, the artisanal ice cream maker...
Published on June 16, 2024 - Page 27
Money makes it possible to fix a broken appliance, enroll the kids in summer camp and save up to replace the car. The mental load of money is made up...
Published on June 16, 2024 - Page 27
EDITOR'S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia, Montour and Northumberland counties are sharing their expertise. If you have...
Published on June 16, 2024 - Page 27
Join Penn State Master Gardener Dennis MacMahon at McBride Memorial Library, Berwick, for "Daylilies, the Perfect Perennial" on Tuesday at 6 p.m....
Published on June 16, 2024 - Page 32
NEW YORK -- Coming this fall: "The Tipping Point," the sequel. Little, Brown and Co. announced Malcolm Gladwell's "Revenge Of the Tipping Point" will...
Published on June 15, 2024 - Page 5
Same-sex spouses were typically younger, had more education and were more likely to be employed than those in opposite-sex marriages, although many...
Published on June 15, 2024 - Page 5
Keep an eye out for a white or grayish-white powder on your plants. That's powdery mildew, a fungus that affects a wide range of fruits, vegetables...
Published on June 15, 2024 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There's an easier way to renew your passport -- online. The State Department has opened a trial run allowing a limited number of...
Published on June 15, 2024 - Page 6
and LINLEY SANDERS Associated Press Writers WASHINGTON -- As he campaigns for reelection, President Joe Biden frequently touts his work on student...
Published on June 11, 2024 - Page 14
NEW YORK -- Griffin Dunne's grateful his parents raised him with what he affectionately calls "benign neglect" in 1970s and '80s Los Angeles. He says...
Published on June 10, 2024 - Page 4
ATHENS (AP) -- The body of missing British TV presenter and author Dr. Michael Mosley was found on a Greek island Sunday morning after a days-long...
Published on June 10, 2024 - Page 7
For decades, native plants were relegated to the "weed" section of many American gardeners' minds. Most nurseries didn't stock them. But that's...
Published on June 9, 2024 - Page 27
The first time Marcelle Hutchins sat down to meditate, she put on a guided session, relaxed her shoulders and tried to close her eyes. She lasted 2...
Published on June 9, 2024 - Page 27
Your home is your sanctuary, but it's also one of your biggest budget items. After you retire, it may feel like more house than you need. In some...
Published on June 9, 2024 - Page 27
Solidago holds a special place in my heart. Many years ago, I tried to think of a name for my horse farm. My Dad kiddingly asked, "How about...
Published on June 9, 2024 - Page 27
Look for the Master Gardeners at the Mount Carmel Farmers' Market in Atlas on Saturday and most other third Saturdays throughout the growing season...
Published on June 9, 2024 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wallace Peeples has lived many lives -- activist, speechmaker, podcaster, social media influencer -- since serving 20 years in...
Published on June 8, 2024 - Page 17
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- A classic car restored with help from the Make-A-Wish Foundation was recovered Tuesday, two weeks after it was stolen with a...
Published on June 6, 2024 - Page 10
NEW YORK (AP) -- James Kane, 40, has used a powerful magnet to fish all manner of junk from New York City waterways, but he says the stacks of $100...
Published on June 5, 2024 - Page 4
Specially trained service dogs helped ease PTSD symptoms in U.S. military veterans in a small study the researchers hope will help expand options for...
Published on June 4, 2024 - Page 8
Tomatoes, garlic, chives, basil, parsley, thyme and sage have been permanent residents in my garden for ages. But every year, I experiment with new...
Published on June 2, 2024 - Page 22
Safety is critically important when choosing a vehicle for a younger driver. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor...
Published on June 2, 2024 - Page 27
NEW YORK -- Brenda Edwards considers the four bedroom ranch-style house where she's lived for 20 years her forever home. It's where the 70-year-old...
Published on June 2, 2024 - Page 27
Most older adults ages 50-80 say it's important to stay in their homes for as long as they can, according to the Institute for Healthcare Policy and...
Published on June 2, 2024 - Page 27
EDITOR'S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia, Montour and Northumberland counties are sharing their expertise. If you have...
Published on June 2, 2024 - Page 27
Look for the Master Gardeners at open-air markets in our area. We'll be at the Bloomsburg Fair Farmers' Market, Bloomsburg Fairground, near the...
Published on June 2, 2024 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stephen Colbert's next book is very much about stirring the pot. Celadon Books announced "The Late Show" host and his wife, Evie...
Published on May 31, 2024 - Page 6
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- Bruhat Soma was unbeatable before he arrived at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and neither the dictionary, nor his...
Published on May 30, 2024 - Page 8
Most vegetables grown in home gardens are annuals. They wither and die at the end of the season and need to be replanted every year to reap more...