Modern Life

Published on October 19, 2018 - Page 8
Teachers can score a few tax breaks if they do their homework. Three tax pros share their own lesson plans for cutting teachers’ tax bills. 1....
Published on October 17, 2018 - Page 12
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following...
Published on October 16, 2018 - Page 8
Sugar maples, native to the forests of eastern Canada and northern parts of the Central and Eastern United States, paint the landscape each autumn in...
Published on October 15, 2018 - Page 10
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google will begin offering its pay-to-carpool service throughout the U.S., an effort to reduce the commute-time congestion that...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 6
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Yale and Quinnipiac universities in Connecticut have joined a growing list of schools that have begun allowing applicants to...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 8
It’s a dilemma many 20-somethings face: You badly want to travel the world. When you’re just starting out, even a weeklong vacation might seem like a...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 33
As the author of family-oriented cookbooks, I am often asked these two questions: “When is a good time to have your kids start helping in the...
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 33
Disposables have become a mainstay of many American kitchens — plastic baggies, plastic wrap, paper towels, aluminum foil, plastic straws and more....
Published on October 14, 2018 - Page 33
Forbearance is a way to stop making student loan payments temporarily. It is neither a long-term affordability strategy, nor a way to put off...
Published on October 7, 2018 - Page 29
Asking teenagers to pay the whole cost of a four-year college degree probably isn’t realistic or smart. Kids may be cut off from financial aid, since...
Published on October 7, 2018 - Page 29
Your child is just off to college and you’ve been dreaming of all the ways you could use that suddenly lifeless bedroom. But you may want to put down...
Published on October 7, 2018 - Page 29
Hey parents: What if there was a machine that could respond to your kids’ every command, never tiring, even if they ask it to tell jokes for two...
Published on September 30, 2018 - Page 29
Your college may allow students to pay for tuition and fees with a credit card. But, like partying the night before a midterm, it’s probably not a...
Published on September 30, 2018 - Page 29
Although some cat owners let their pets roam free, the felines are a leading cause of bird mortality. Bird and cat proponents agree both species are...
Published on September 30, 2018 - 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 30, 2018 - Page 32
Garden cleanup, lawn mowing and falling leaves all provide materials that make autumn a good time of year for composting. No need for exotic...
Published on September 27, 2018 - Page 21
Shannon Beranek craved an iced coffee after toiling in 94-degree heat. But the civil engineer owes almost six figures in college loans. So she...
Published on September 23, 2018 - Page 29
Your credit score will nose its way into nearly every major milestone in your life. At every turn — buying your first car, leaving your parents’...
Published on September 23, 2018 - Page 29
Even when a closet is carefully organized at the beginning, it might not take long for order to turn to chaos. “It’s common for clients to struggle...
Published on September 23, 2018 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour County are sharing their...

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