Our Towne M’burg looks for help, reflects on 2016

As the weather begins to turn, and the leaves begin to fall, Our Towne Mechanicsburg would like to take a moment to reflect back, and look forward, an...

October 21st, 2016 |  


Vote yes for Historical Society levy

Do you know where your past is? Maybe it’s in a shoebox that includes a worn wallet, a locket with a broken chain, and a handful of photos, some...

October 17th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: The Seasons of Robert Frost

I feel fortunate to experience the beauty and sensations of four distinct times of year. As fond as I am of sunshine and warm breezes, I also need the...

October 16th, 2016 |  



It’s best not to test five-second rule

It’s best not to test five-second rule

Question: So, I keep hearing different things about the five-second rule. Is it OK to pick up food and eat it after it has dropped to the floor?Answer...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Raising awareness of metastatic breast cancer

Oct. 13 is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Chances are good you’re not aware of this disease much if at all. You might think you are; ev...

October 11th, 2016 |  


Yogurt: So many choices, lots to like

Yogurt: So many choices, lots to like

Question: There seem to be a lot more kinds of yogurt than there ever used to be. I like it, but is yogurt really that popular?Answer: Yogurt has made...

October 11th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: When in Germany, eat as the Germans eat!

Ever since former student and fellow traveler Lisa Siegenthaler Turner posted a Facebook picture of “spaghetti ice cream” from her trip to...

October 9th, 2016 |  


Chili festival another success

Downtown Urbana was a bustling place, Sept. 24 as 28 chili contestants fired up their kettles in hopes of winning the grand prize of $1,000 and 30 add...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Be wary of sporting event ticket scams

Ohioans are among the most loyal and enthusiastic sports fans anywhere. That’s why, when their local or favorite teams compete and succeed, Ohio...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Parents of Alicia Titus thank local community

We would like to publicly thank all the people who helped make the events of September 10 and 11, to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11, such a ...

October 2nd, 2016 |