Modern Life

Published on October 19, 2019 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — A clothing company has put up a billboard in New York City’s Times Square that depicts President Donald Trump being hog-tied by a...
Published on October 15, 2019 - Page 22
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ilene Hochberg Wood’s collection of 3,000 handbags — the majority of which dwell in a 2,400-square-foot Quonset hut on her Lehigh...
Published on October 13, 2019 - Page 29
Hand-crafted is popular these days. Many home decorators are looking for unique textiles and other furnishings that feature the look of hand-drawn...
Published on October 13, 2019 - Page 29
A few years ago, my best friend said something that really stuck with me. This was the gist: It doesn’t matter whether you make $25,000 or $100,000 a...
Published on October 6, 2019 - Page 33
There was a time when designers were tearing out anything terracotta-colored, whether it was tile, painted walls or upholstered furniture. A darling...
Published on October 6, 2019 - Page 33
One Starbucks grande Cold Brew with Salted Cream Cold Foam, please. Even if your order sounds fancy, enjoying your coffee shouldn’t have to put you...
Published on October 6, 2019 - Page 33
They’ve become a global sensation. At “paint and sip” studios, adults can spend evenings learning to make art in a relaxed, BYOB setting. Thousands...
Published on October 2, 2019 - Page 7
Cut flowers have an intense but brief vase life, lasting generally about a week. Yet they can be preserved as attractive and long-lasting...
Published on September 30, 2019 - Page 17
NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion rental pioneer Rent the Runway says it won’t be accepting any new subscribers or new rentals for special events before Oct....
Published on September 29, 2019 - Page 29
Renting is just throwing money away.” “Renting is like paying someone else instead of paying yourself.” You may have heard these opinions from...
Published on September 29, 2019 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final submission from the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of...
Published on September 29, 2019 - Page 29
Amanda Blum enjoys trying new recipes and experimenting in the kitchen. But like many home cooks she’s reluctant to buy expensive and bulky kitchen...
Published on September 29, 2019 - Page 33
Moving houseplants indoors with the onset of cold weather is not your typical furniture-shifting exercise. It requires planning, since houseplants...
Published on September 29, 2019 - Page 33
DANVILLE — Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at the Ferry Street Growers’ Market in Danville on Saturday, Oct. 5.
Published on September 29, 2019 - Page 36
NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has a book deal. St. Martin’s Press announced her memoir will come out in...
Published on September 22, 2019 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County, and of Montour County are sharing their...
Published on September 22, 2019 - Page 29
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 September 22, 2019 - Page 29
Whether it’s how they’re made or what they’re made of, textiles are evolving to meet consumer demand for sustainability. “There’s a real push for...
Published on September 22, 2019 - Page 29
Well done, America. Credit scores across the nation are going up. But knowledge of how credit works is declining. Consumers’ grasp of credit is the...
Published on September 22, 2019 - Page 33
BLOOMSBURG — Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners in the Horticultural Building at the Bloomsburg Fair.
Published on September 22, 2019 - Page 36
NEW YORK (AP) — Leonard A. Lauder, chairman emeritus of the Estee Lauder Companies, is working on a memoir about the cosmetics company his mother...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 9
Dental implants are increasingly being used to replace missing or failing teeth instead of dentures or bridges, which can be uncomfortable and hasten...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 29
Your smartphone is your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities. Scammers can take advantage of day-to-day tasks...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 29
BERWICK — Join Penn State Extension Master Gardener John Gallagher for a free program, “Using Native Trees & Shrubs in Your Home Landscape,” at...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County, and of Montour County are sharing their...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 29
How do you create a space conducive to creative thinking? A number of recent books explore the working environments of creative people in search of...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 33
BLOOMSBURG — Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners in the Horticultural Building at the Bloomsburg Fair.
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 21
A myth among tomato lovers is that home-grown tomatoes taste best. Not true! The best varieties of tomatoes are what taste best, whether they’re...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 7
HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian authorities haven’t been able to detect the cause behind an unexplained disease that is estimated to have killed dozens of...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 29
BLOOMSBURG — Join the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County for their annual Fall into Gardening event on Saturday at the Ag...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County, and of Montour County are sharing their...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 29
Go bold. Stay practical. Think long-term. These are among the tips offered by interior decorators for creating a fresh, fun — even inspiring —...
Published on September 8, 2019 - Page 29
Headlines might lead you to believe millennials are striking out on a growing list of financial accomplishments: homeownership, paying off student...
Published on September 6, 2019 - Page 7
Nothing beats the flavor of fresh-from-the-garden tomatoes and when they’re left on the plant five to eight days after the fruit are fully colored,...
Published on September 6, 2019 - Page 7
The lack of four-season food sources is one of the leading causes of the world’s declining bee populations. At certain times of year, there simply...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 29
As a millennial couple, you and your partner might not be planning to blend finances even if you’ve been together for a while. Venmo is convenient,...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County, and of Montour County are sharing their...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 29
BLOOMSBURG — Join the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County for their annual Fall into Gardening event on Saturday, Sept. 14, at...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 29
Backyards aren’t just backyards anymore. “We’re seeing everything from Zen retreats for al fresco yoga to whimsical children’s spaces that go way...
Published on September 1, 2019 - Page 33
Dampening my friend Dan’s excitement about moving to a new home was one nagging fear: Before being developed for homes about 45 years ago, the site...
Published on August 30, 2019 - Page 8
In the car business, Labor Day is more than just the end of the summer selling season. It signals the beginning of what many bargain hunters eagerly...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 17
Automakers have introduced a flurry of new automotive safety and convenience technology features the past few years. Close-to-new vehicles with these...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE : The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County, and of Montour County are sharing their...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 29
DANVILLE — Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at the Ferry Street Growers’ Market in Danville on the first Saturdays of the month...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 29
Desks lined up in precise rows with teacher firmly planted at the front: That was the standard classroom format for much of the last century. But...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 29
Congrats on saving up for that down payment! And hats off for committing to mortgage payments, homeowners insurance and property taxes. Now for your...
Published on August 24, 2019 - Page 21
While serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Erik Goodge was severely wounded during a deployment to Afghanistan. After returning home, the veteran became...
Published on August 22, 2019 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — Hasbro is giving plastic packaging the boot. The toy maker said Tuesday all its packaging for new products will be mostly plastic...
Published on August 21, 2019 - Page 7
Pruning is one of the most fundamental tasks in gardening. Knowing when to trim is as essential as knowing how. Pruning woody plants at the wrong...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 29
Earth-friendly school supplies might sound expensive, but you can be gentle with the planet and respectful of your wallet. Start by widening your...