M’burg library asking for re-arranging help

The Mechanicsburg Public Library is finishing the exterior work and getting ready to begin on the interior. Watch for our new sign! The automatic door...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Bringing down the cost of college

Bringing down the cost of college

If we want hard work to pay off, we have to get the cost of college under control.When Connie and I went to college, a part-time job was often enough ...

March 19th, 2019 |  


What they have taken away

When the cable news outlets began to fill with reports of a college admissions scandal, I felt sick and angry for the forty years of my students who e...

March 19th, 2019 |  



CDC: Avoid ‘zombie’ deer meat

CDC: Avoid ‘zombie’ deer meat

Question: I keep hearing about “zombie deer.” What is that?Answer: What you are talking about is chronic wasting disease, a disease that h...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Association health plans have many pitfalls

Association health insurance is back!Perhaps you remember those policies that were offered to you as a member of a local business or social group or t...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Attend Carol Marak’s free Live events on Facebook @Carebuzz. Every Tuesday, 3 p.m. CST, the discussion focuses on proactive living in mid-life. (https://www.facebook.com/Carebuzz/)

Most of us want to stretch the dollar and lessen expenses. To have enough money to cover all the bills with enough left for travel, entertainment and ...

March 17th, 2019 |  


Local music departments ‘Spring Forward’

The local music students are engaged in many activities this spring, and we find ourselves amazed that they manage to do all these events, and homewor...

March 15th, 2019 |  


Vitale votes no on gas tax increase

Vitale votes no on gas tax increase

As you may have heard, the state of Ohio is currently working on legislation that would enforce a proposed gas tax increase of anywhere from 10 to 18 ...

March 14th, 2019 |  


Modeling healthy eating is beneficial to children

Modeling healthy eating is beneficial to children

Question: My little boy is at the age where he has decided he does not like to eat vegetables. As a parent, how can I instill better eating habits in ...

March 13th, 2019 |  


American cars, American jobs

American cars, American jobs

It’s time for the president to keep his promises to Ohio autoworkers.As GM began laying off workers in Lordstown last week, we also heard the co...

March 12th, 2019 |