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Published on September 20, 2020 - Page 12
As the COVID-19 pandemic leads banking customers to lean into online technology to manage their money, those trying online banking for the first time...
Published on September 20, 2020 - Page 27
EDITOR’S NOTE: Virus Diary, an occasional feature, showcases the coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of Associated Press journalists around the...
Published on September 20, 2020 - Page 27
You don’t have to make another federal student loan payment in 2020. Now is the time, though, to decide what to do before your bill arrives in...
Published on September 20, 2020 - Page 27
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 20, 2020 - Page 32
NEW YORK (AP) — Kimberly Jones, the author and activist whose “How Can We Win?” video following the murder of George Floyd was shared online by...
Published on September 19, 2020 - Page 8
The weather has gotten weirder and more unpredictable, but there is a small way that gardeners can take more control: finding and exploiting...
Published on September 19, 2020 - Page 8
For homeowners in coastal states, the 2020 hurricane season could mean financial disaster. Named storms are rolling in at a record pace, with as many...
Published on September 13, 2020 - Page 23
NEW YORK — Wedding planners, photographers and other bridal vendors have a heap of new worries in the middle of the pandemic: no-mask weddings,...
Published on September 13, 2020 - Page 23
At the beginning of the year, I set a personal challenge to reduce my online orders from several times a week to a few times a month. As time passed...
Published on September 13, 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 September 13, 2020 - Page 23
Join the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County for their annual Fall into Gardening event on Saturday, Sept. 19, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30...
Published on September 13, 2020 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — The late Sargent Shriver, the Peace Corps’ founding director and an architect of President Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty,” left...
Published on September 12, 2020 - Page 18
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Antiquities dealer and author Forrest Fenn, who gained fame after hiding a treasure chest filled with gold, jewels and other...
Published on September 10, 2020 - Page 12
Neither evening stocks nor jasmine tobacco are particularly worthy plants by day. But as darkness falls, the petals of each of these flowers unfurl...
Published on September 9, 2020 - Page 4
MARSHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — It’s the time of year when gardeners are turning their ripe tomatoes into sauces and salsas and cucumbers into pickles. But a...
Published on September 9, 2020 - Page 14
What should I look for in a hand sanitizer? Pick one that contains mostly alcohol, and has few other ingredients. The U.S. Centers for Disease...
Published on September 8, 2020 - Page 4
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It was a busy Taco Tuesday at Midnight Sun Brewing Co. in Anchorage, Alaska — a blessing these days at any restaurant —when...
Published on September 6, 2020 - Page 9
EDITOR’S NOTE: Virus Diary is an occasional feature showcasing the coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of AP journalists around the world. Jaime...
Published on September 6, 2020 - Page 9
As work and home life meld, it’s difficult to maintain boundaries, stay productive and take care of your mental health amid the pandemic. Since...
Published on September 6, 2020 - Page 9
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 6, 2020 - Page 9
Join the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County for their annual Fall into Gardening event on Saturday, Sept. 19, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30...
Published on September 6, 2020 - Page 28
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and singer Bette Midler is using words and pictures to tell a New York story. Her picture book, “The Tale of the Mandarin...
Published on September 2, 2020 - Page 8
EDITOR’S NOTE: The AP is answering your questions about the coronavirus in this series. Submit them at: FactCheck@AP.org. By the Associated Press :...
Published on August 30, 2020 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE: Virus Diary, an occasional feature, showcases the coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Astrid Galv...
Published on August 30, 2020 - Page 23
Did you find yourself cooped up during the pandemic-induced stay-at-home orders, staring at the walls? Maybe you wanted a fresh coat of paint on...
Published on August 30, 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 August 30, 2020 - Page 23
Can you identify the spotted lanternfly’s favorite tree in Columbia, Northumberland, and Luzerne counties? Learn how to identify tree of heaven (...
Published on August 30, 2020 - Page 27
Put a “wow” in your radishes by growing winter varieties. Winter radishes grow more slowly than spring radishes, requiring about two months to mature...
Published on August 30, 2020 - Page 28
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiona Hill, a key witness in President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry, is going to share her views about the future of a...
Published on August 29, 2020 - Page 5
Parents with children in elementary school through high school plan to spend a record $789.49 on average this year on back-to-school items, according...