Modern Life

Published on August 17, 2018 - Page 10
Only a few weeks — or maybe even days —remain until college campuses reopen. But there may still be time to get a scholarship and reduce the amount...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 25
Leaving for college involves some difficult changes, and one of them can be separation from a beloved pet. “If an animal is part of your entire life...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 25
There are good and bad ways to discuss topics as emotional as money, no matter where you are in your relationship. If you think this could be a...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 25
BERWICK — Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at the Beyond the Blend Market at 137 W. Front St. in Berwick on the third Saturdays of...
Published on August 12, 2018 - 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 August 12, 2018 - Page 28
Not all plants are wholesome for foraging animals. Certain species of milkweed that are highly valued as host plants for the dwindling monarch...
Published on August 5, 2018 - Page 29
The millions of Americans who haven’t saved enough money for retirement still have a potential safety net: their home equity. But recent changes to...
Published on August 5, 2018 - Page 29
ATLAS — Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will be at the Mount Carmel Farmers Market, Route 61, Atlas, on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m....
Published on August 5, 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...
Published on August 5, 2018 - Page 29
You’d never give up a beloved pet. But sometimes life happens, like it happened to Katrina Glover. She and her cats were living in the Bronx, New...
Published on August 5, 2018 - Page 32
I recently had the honor of being invited to what sounded like a “serious” little party. Actually, it was a “cereus” party, named for a night-...
Published on August 5, 2018 - Page 32
BLOOMSBURG — The Master Gardener Basic Training course for Columbia, Montour and Northumberland counties will be held on Thursday evenings, Oct. 5...
Published on August 4, 2018 - Page 7
Toiling behind the ice cream counter or sweating on the lifeguard stand aren’t just rites of passage for college students. You might need summer job...
Published on July 29, 2018 - Page 29
Certified financial planner David Rae says he used to think that “anyone who could draw breath” could get an auto loan. Then one of his millionaire...
Published on July 29, 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...
Published on July 29, 2018 - Page 29
Turtles might seem like the perfect pet. But there are a few things to keep in mind before buying one. “They are definitely becoming more popular as...
Published on July 29, 2018 - Page 31
Every garden needs periodic fertilization. “Designer” fertilizers are available for some kinds of plants, and so are fertilizers that you’re directed...
Published on July 29, 2018 - Page 31
DANVILLE — Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at the Ferry Street Growers’ Market in Danville on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Published on July 28, 2018 - Page 5
Once upon a time, kids went to school with a backpack, a lunch pail and a pencil. Now, school supply lists seem a mile long, and parents anticipate a...
Published on July 23, 2018 - Page 10
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) —Now that women in the Navy can wear ponytails, men want beards. The Navy said this month that servicewomen could sport...

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