Mechanicsburg Public Library offers new digital resources

We’re excited to share our new digital resources. Use your Mechanicsburg Public Library card to get instant access to popular magazines with Fli...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Children’s well-being should be first concern of divorced parents

Children’s well-being should be first concern of divorced parents

Question: Several of our children’s friends’ parents are divorced. Some of them seem to work through parenting issues easily, but others s...

October 6th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Where are the statesmen?

A good friend, whose political awareness I admire, suggested I write an article about the current lack of statesmen, in Washington specifically and in...

October 4th, 2015 |  



Chow Line: Eat better without breaking the bank

Chow Line: Eat better without breaking the bank

Question: I want to help my family eat better, but it seems like whenever I try to buy healthy foods, it costs a lot more. How can we eat better witho...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Memories of music – and more

After the article about my Concord school days appeared, I received a delightful phone call from someone I mentioned in that piece – Tom Rogers....

September 27th, 2015 |  


Pathfinders successful due to community-minded people

Pathfinders successful due to community-minded people

It has taken many community-minded people to have the faith and trust to stand behind The Simon Kenton Pathfinders. The SKP has worked diligently to m...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Medical Reserve Corp volunteers respond to emergencies

Medical Reserve Corp volunteers respond to emergencies

Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a series being printed in September about preparing for emergencies.Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) V...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Time to chill: Be sure fridge is cold enough

Time to chill: Be sure fridge is cold enough

Question: I noticed that a friend of mine has a thermometer in her refrigerator. She says she uses it to make sure the refrigerator is cold enough. Wh...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Going to work at a real job

My great-nephew recently informed his father that he does not have a real job; he “just goes to work.” Six-year-old Leo reassured his dad ...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

People of all faiths, and Catholics especially, look forward with great joy to Pope Francis’s visit to the United States from Sept. 22 through S...

September 18th, 2015 |