Modern Life

Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 8
The coronavirus has dealt a financial blow to millions of Americans and now April’s bills are coming due. The good news is there is help available....
Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 19
Noelle Daumeyer and her roommates knew they needed a big, bold art piece to decorate the bland, white walls in the living room of their rented...
Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 19
When consumers are devoted to a particular brand, they can cash in. Rewards, or loyalty, programs favor repeat customers. That often takes the form...
Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 19
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour County are sharing their...
Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 19
Master Gardeners currently cannot staff the Garden Hotline in Extension offices. However, they can respond to gardening questions via email. Email...
Published on April 1, 2020 - Page 7
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A few weeks ago, Debbie Cameron saw her grandsons most days, playing the piano, making after-school snacks or singing nursery...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 10
of NerdWallet If the coronavirus has you self-isolating, you’re likely more concerned about staying in touch with loved ones and carefully planning...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 23
Amtrak’s “buy one, get one” spring sale got me started. My teenage daughter and I wanted to use her spring break to check out colleges in Chicago as...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 23
There are jigsaw puzzle nights at coffee shops and libraries. Puzzle groups and puzzle games online. Hand-cut wooden puzzles that cost thousands of...
Published on March 29, 2020 - 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 March 29, 2020 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG — All Master Gardener activities have been canceled by the Penn State Extension until at least April 6. This includes staffing the Garden...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Goodall’s next book will be a tribute to her enduring optimism. Celadon Books announced Goodall’s “The Book of Hope” will be...
Published on March 28, 2020 - Page 4
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Kristen Bell is hosting “#KidsTogether: The Nickelodeon Town Hall” about the coronavirus pandemic to address youngsters’ concerns...
Published on March 27, 2020 - Page 4
NEW YORK (AP) — In a world turned upside down by disease, TV viewership is growing. It’s a rare bit of good news for an industry that has steadily...
Published on March 22, 2020 - Page 8
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Most national parks are open as a refuge for Americans tired of being stuck at home during a pandemic, but despite now being...
Published on March 22, 2020 - Page 23
In a digital and increasingly paperless age, fans of paper planners remain enthusiastic and steadfast. “There’s something comforting about using a...
Published on March 22, 2020 - Page 23
Money is a conversation many adults will avoid at all costs, even if it means paying for groceries with couch nickels. More than 60% of millennials...
Published on March 22, 2020 - 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 March 22, 2020 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — A book by Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Donald Trump’s second national security adviser, will have a book out April 28. “...
Published on March 18, 2020 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — One of fashion’s biggest nights, the Met Gala, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, host Anna Wintour said Monday on...
Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 31
Ever wonder how paint colors get their names? If you’re shopping for pink, you’ll find dozens of shades referencing roses, bubble gum and shells....
Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 31
Even talk of a possible recession can trigger anxiety for anyone who associates it with the major economic downturn of a dozen years ago. But history...
Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 31
Grace Brown’s schedule at West Potomac High School is filled with all the usual academics. What she can’t cram into the 8:10 a.m. to 2:55 p.m. school...
Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 36
NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Brown’s next book will have a lighter, more musical touch. The “Da Vinci Code” author is working on a picture story, “Wild...
Published on March 14, 2020 - Page 5
NEW YORK — You’re washing your hands countless times a day to try to ward off the coronavirus. You should also wash that extension of your hand and...
Published on March 13, 2020 - Page 5
Concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (abbreviated COVID-19) mean more of us are doing what we probably should have been doing all...
Published on March 13, 2020 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a routine game of schoolyard tag — except the children had dubbed this version “coronavirus.” The kids ran around and tagged...
Published on March 9, 2020 - Page 4
Edmunds SUVs are among the most popular vehicles on the road today, and their sales growth has come at the expense of the traditional four-door...
Published on March 8, 2020 - Page 31
Good financial advice leaves you better off. Bad advice does the opposite, and may even enrich someone else at your expense. Investing Most...
Published on March 8, 2020 - Page 31
Last summer, I cleaned out the house where my Grandma lived for 60 years. Every nook and cranny was filled with something —papers, mugs, old...