Armstrong’s walk on moon still inspires

Armstrong’s walk on moon still inspires

50 years ago this week, one of Ohio’s greatest sons, Neil Armstrong, became the first man to walk on the Moon. On July 20, 1969, the world watch...

July 16th, 2019 |  


No such thing as male and female bell peppers

No such thing as male and female bell peppers

Question: I saw a link on Facebook saying that male bell peppers have three bumps on the bottom and are better for cooking, while female bell peppers ...

July 16th, 2019 |  


The many faces of competition

These days everything is a race, a contest, a challenge. The Wide World of Sports and Bowling for Dollars from my youth have burgeoned into the eight ...

July 15th, 2019 |  



New family caregivers – heed this advice

Taking on the role of a family caregiver can be confusing and riddled with unfamiliar tasks, assignments and responsibilities. When compiling a checkl...

July 14th, 2019 |  


Bringing help, bringing hope

During the statewide week of “Bringing Help, Bringing Hope” that was held April 29 – May 5 across Ohio, the Ohio Association of Coun...

July 11th, 2019 |  


Barbecue safely this summer

Barbecue safely this summer

Question: I’m ready to use my grill for the first time this summer for a cookout. Is it OK to use a steel wire grill brush to clean the grease a...

July 9th, 2019 |  


Beautiful evenings with L.B.

For a couple of weeks now, I have had an evening visitor named L.B., who shows up well after darkness has fallen. At least, I see him only when it is ...

July 8th, 2019 |  


Village’s Summer Celebration is July 13

MECHANICSBURG - Our Towne Mechanicsburg volunteers are busy finalizing details for this year’s Summer Celebration and fireworks display, schedul...

July 8th, 2019 |  


Health and money are 2 biggest concerns

Health and financial security is a prime concern to seniors. In a survey sponsored by the National Council on Aging, it was found that financial secur...

July 7th, 2019 |  


Caregiving costs not just for elderly

Is the U.S. ready for a discussion about paying for caregiving, an increasingly vexing and costly problem for a growing number of Americans?The answer...

July 5th, 2019 |