As we get older, many of us look for ways to help keep our bodies healthy, such as exercising more, getting the proper amount of rest or losing a few extra pounds. But have you ever considered the health of your eyesight?
In my four years in Harrisburg I developed a specific regimen for mental hygiene: no mind-altering substances before 1 p.m.
Last week I pruned an apple tree and let the cut limbs lay scattered around the trunk.Four days later, the succulent buds were nipped off and the bark was gnawed away, exposing the greenish-white cambium layer.
The New York Post recently published an article showing TV usage had fallen 10.6 percent between September and January in my peer group of so-called millennials – those ages 18 to 34.
Although February is Dental Health Month, the activities and services open to the community at the Benco Dental Clinic continue throughout the year.
Chris Traver hopes next weekend's Second Annual Community Conservation Mixer will develop into a tradition.I think it already has.
I woke on the morning of Feb. 14 to a full email inbox.That's rarely a good sign.
Slowly but surely, Lyme disease has reached near epidemic proportions in Pennsylvania.
If Roman Catholics in, say, Indiana, decided to kill thousands of Protestants because they don't believe in the infallibility of the pope, don't you think every Protestant minister and leader in the world would unleash a tsunami of outrage...
The Christian season of Lent, which begins today, is a hard sell. In the darkest, coldest season of the year, the church calls people together to put a smudge of ashes on their foreheads, remind them that they are going to die and turn to dust, and...
All wars end eventually.
I watched in the rear-view mirror as the small bird fluttered to the pavement.I drove on.But not for long. Something compelled me to find a place to turn around.To go back.
Call it a revelation. The Wilkes-Barre Area School District, facing a potential $300 million construction/renovation cost to bring all district schools to meet state standards, has cried “uncle,” in the most positive astute...
With all of the problems facing this country, one would think Congress would have better things to do than to attack some of the most vulnerable people in our society – the disabled.
Next hunting season may not be on the minds of local hunters just yet, but fortunately for us, the Pennsylvania Game Commission board gave it plenty of thought at its January meeting in Harrisburg.
I'm a native New Yorker who also worked in New Jersey and Oregon before deciding to call Pennsylvania home. I've logged more than 500,000 miles behind the wheel over the past 17 years. I've driven up and down both coasts and driven...
Though I live in a dog-rich suburb, I don't own a dog. Because of this, my canine-loving neighbors accuse me of hating dogs.
If you've been paying any attention to comics recently, you probably know that Captain America is now black. (Even if you are not an avid reader, the new Cap has certainly drawn a good deal of attention in the wider media, too.)
Probably much to my wife's chagrin, I am not much of a romantic Valentine's Day kind of guy. Inevitably, I will do my part to keep Hallmark in business and I will pay an inflated price for flowers, chocolate or a dinner, but for me, the...