Modern Life

Published on July 3, 2022 - Page 8
GENEVA (AP) — Lesbian and gay couples in Switzerland rejoiced as they legally tied the knot Friday when the rich Alpine nation formally joined many...
Published on July 3, 2022 - Page 22
NEW YORK (AP) — Quentin Tarantino’s next book is a nonfiction dispatch from a lifelong movie fanatic. “Cinema Speculation,” to be published Oct. 25...
Published on July 3, 2022 - Page 23
Living off-grid conjures images of survivalists in remote places and a rustic, “Little House on the Prairie” lifestyle with chores from morning to...
Published on July 3, 2022 - Page 23
Summer music festivals can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But costs can easily blow a hole in any budget. Here are a few ways to keep your...
Published on July 3, 2022 - 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 July 3, 2022 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — Henry Winkler is busy as ever but the actor is still making time to write a memoir. Celadon Books recently announced it has a deal...
Published on July 1, 2022 - Page 4
NEW YORK — A portrait filled the last vacancy on the photo wall at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Wednesday. It concludes the...
Published on June 30, 2022 - Page 10
As prices on goods and services rise because of inflation, scaling back expenses isn’t the only way to free up cash to cover essentials. Credit...
Published on June 26, 2022 - Page 5
The arrival of the compact disc nearly killed off record albums, with vinyl pressing machines sold, scrapped and dismantled by major record labels...
Published on June 26, 2022 - Page 21
Shopping for a new or used vehicle over the last few years has become a more challenging endeavor. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its after-...
Published on June 26, 2022 - Page 23
Antiques are hot partly because of supply chain delays and higher prices for custom or mass-market pieces. Environmentally-conscious buyers are...
Published on June 26, 2022 - Page 23
A successful yard sale involves hours of preparation and plenty of hard work. So does an unsuccessful sale. Consider these tips for having a good...
Published on June 26, 2022 - 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 June 26, 2022 - Page 23
DANVILLE — Look for the Master Gardeners at open-air markets in the area. They’ll be at the Ferry Street Growers’ Market in Danville beginning...
Published on June 26, 2022 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — A trilogy by children’s author Kwame Alexander that tells of an African family begins this fall with “The Door of No Return.” The...
Published on June 25, 2022 - Page 5
The Biden administration agreed to cancel $6 billion in student loans for about 200,000 former students who say they were defrauded by their colleges...
Published on June 25, 2022 - Page 6
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With a dozen of the city’s pools shuttered due to a lifeguard shortage, families sometimes line up more than an hour before the...
Published on June 25, 2022 - Page 8
Picture this: You’ve planted some milkweed, bee balm or California lilac, and you’re delighted to see bees and butterflies fluttering about your...
Published on June 25, 2022 - Page 8
Summer is the season to hit the great outdoors, and having a new toy, like a boat or RV, is a dream for many people. But with interest rate hikes,...
Published on June 24, 2022 - Page 4
ATTICA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man and woman face fines of $500 each after they took a raccoon to a pet store to shop for food and a store worker...
Published on June 21, 2022 - Page 9
We gardeners spend so much time stressing over what our plants need we often forget they grew just fine for millennia without us. Suppose we step...
Published on June 19, 2022 - Page 23
Designers are fascinated with how a simple cupboard can be built, dressed and adorned to showcase craftsmanship and inventiveness. There are sleek,...
Published on June 19, 2022 - Page 23
When my family traveled, my parents jumped through hoops to cut costs. On a trip to Disney World, our family of six switched hotels every night. My...
Published on June 19, 2022 - 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 June 19, 2022 - Page 23
BERWICK — Join Penn State Master Gardener Mike Jones at McBride Memorial Library, 500 N. Market St. in Berwick, for a presentation on “Veggies at...
Published on June 19, 2022 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — “This Is Us” star Chrissy Metz is teaming with partner Bradley Collins on a children’s book about parenting and religious faith....
Published on June 18, 2022 - Page 6
As we celebrate blooming roses, ripening tomatoes and the pollinator frenzy in our backyards, we gardeners also should be aware of the downsides of...
Published on June 18, 2022 - Page 6
A summer road trip used to be a cost-effective, easy getaway. This year, soaring gas prices and expensive rental cars might make you think twice...
Published on June 18, 2022 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — The social media posts hint darkly the CIA or the FBI are behind mass shootings. They traffic in racist, sexist and homophobic...
Published on June 14, 2022 - Page 8
It’s a Jack and Coke with no bartender required. Coca-Cola Co. said Monday it’s partnering with Brown-Forman Corp., the maker of Jack Daniel’s...