Modern Life

Published on October 17, 2021 - Page 25
Amid fall nesting season, home décor retailers are presenting collections reflecting the idea home is where our hearts and heads are. Our long,...
Published on October 17, 2021 - Page 25
The summer of 2021 brought back some experiences we’d forgone during the pandemic. If your summer of spending has resulted in lingering debt, make...
Published on October 17, 2021 - Page 30
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest news about California Gov. Gavin Newsom is more personal, if less dramatic, than the recall effort he easily defeated last...
Published on October 10, 2021 - Page 25
Anthropologists believe our ancient human ancestors spent their time in trees. So it should be no surprise we love treehouses today. Treehouses of...
Published on October 10, 2021 - Page 25
What if you learned about budgeting or credit scores in the low-stakes environment of a classroom? It’s more practical than trigonometry. The...
Published on October 10, 2021 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden’s sister, confidante and longtime political strategist, Valerie Biden Owens, has a book deal. Celadon Books...
Published on October 6, 2021 - Page 12
Things are getting nutty around my garden. Literally. The squirrels have been doing a lot of nut planting, mostly black walnuts. And I’ve joined in...
Published on October 3, 2021 - Page 25
His name is Kevin. Kevin, with gray, black and white tiger stripes, his furry underbelly white, his eyes bright yellow. “What’s the name of your cat...
Published on October 3, 2021 - Page 25
Fall is the perfect time to review your finances because there’s still time to make adjustments before the end of the year. The continuing pandemic...
Published on October 3, 2021 - Page 30
NEW YORK (AP) — Aubrey Plaza has a story she’s been meaning to tell —about the forgotten twin sister of Santa Claus. The “Parks and Recreation” and...
Published on October 2, 2021 - Page 5
PORTLAND, Maine —Droughts are causing leaves to turn brown and wither before they can reach peak color. Heat waves prompt leaves to fall before...
Published on September 26, 2021 - Page 25
NEW YORK — Joan MacDonald’s health was in shambles at 71. She was overweight and on numerous medications with high cholesterol, rising blood pressure...
Published on September 26, 2021 - Page 25
We all need advice, encouragement and a sounding board. Family and friends may not want to give you objective advice. That’s why you need a mentor....
Published on September 26, 2021 - Page 25
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 26, 2021 - Page 30
NEW YORK (AP) — The audiobook narrator for “State of Terror” is an actor with experience playing first ladies, CIA officials and others in government...
Published on September 24, 2021 - Page 19
For Jared Anderman, switching from gasoline-powered tools to electric ones for lawn care was a no-brainer. “I’m concerned about climate change and...
Published on September 22, 2021 - Page 18
In 2017, Courtney Lynn Ottrix started blogging about things to do in Cleveland. She’d done some freelancing, and the blog offered occasional...
Published on September 20, 2021 - Page 6
Natural disasters can upend lives in an instant. Unwinding the financial damage can take many months. Here’s how you can get help and be strategic...
Published on September 20, 2021 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —Dental work for seniors on Medicare. An end to sky’s-the-limit pricing on prescription drugs. New options for long-term care at home...
Published on September 19, 2021 - Page 25
NEW YORK — On unused land in the Bronx, gardeners from low-income neighborhoods have banded together to create more than a dozen “farm hubs,”...
Published on September 19, 2021 - Page 25
Every few days, my 8-year-old son, Neal, asks if he can “earn something” on Roblox, a popular online video game platform. That’s his way of...
Published on September 19, 2021 - Page 25
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 19, 2021 - Page 25
Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners in the Horticultural Building at the Bloomsburg Fair.
Published on September 19, 2021 - Page 30
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest adventure for “Game of Thrones” actor Gwendoline Christie is the audiobook for “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” author Brian...
Published on September 18, 2021 - Page 5
EDITOR’S NOTE: The AP is answering your questions about the coronavirus in this series. Submit them at: FactCheck@AP.org. By LINDSEY TANNER AP...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 4
CARLISLE (AP) — More than $104 million in Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls went uncollected last year as the agency fully converted to all-electronic...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 7
There’s no need to sit back and accept what Mother Nature offers. You can soften the impact of dry weather on your garden. The time to start...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 12
With all the developments in the auto industry you may think your next car will be electric. A new federal target would mean half of all new vehicles...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 25
NEW YORK — If PDA were an Olympic sport, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck would be champs. But there’s something more that’s driving interest in...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 25
With COVID-19 vaccines widely available, dinners out and movie tickets can seem pricey compared with a year and a half of home-cooked meals and...