Best to eat fruit or to drink it?

Best to eat fruit or to drink it?

QUESTION: Does eating a piece of fruit or squeezing it into a juice to drink offer the same health benefits? ANSWER: No. Even if you take an orange an...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


The legacy of RBG: equal citizenship

My heart saddened Friday night when news of the passing of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg scrolled across my TV screen. Th...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Schools and families need support

Schools and families need support

The school year is underway across our state, and over and over I hear the same thing from parents, students, teachers, and community leaders: people ...

September 22nd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  



In the social distancing era, rural America needs broadband

In the social distancing era, rural America needs broadband

Over the last six months, the United States has seen various forms of lockdown as we have worked to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These uncer...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Reader: Sick child not allowed at clinic

This morning, I called a local medical clinic (staffed by physicians) to ask the protocol for treating a 5 year old child with the sniffles and a temp...

September 16th, 2020 |  


Reinstate $600 unemployment insurance benefits

Reinstate $600 unemployment insurance benefits

This week (written Sept. 11), as we are supposed to be honoring Labor Day and supporting the people who make this country work, Senate Leader Mitch Mc...

September 16th, 2020 |  


Simon Kenton Pathfinders annual bike tour cancelled

Simon Kenton Pathfinders annual bike tour cancelled

One of the many local events which have recently been cancelled because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, is the 21st Annual Simon Kenton Pathfinders (SKP) Bi...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Time for autumn’s colorful bounty

Time for autumn’s colorful bounty

QUESTION: I know that autumn means pumpkins will be available in abundance, but what other produce is in season in the fall? ANSWER: You are correct: ...

September 15th, 2020 |  


My next address book

I recently suggested to my sister that a nice birthday gift next year would be a new address book. The one I have now has seen better days – in ...

September 15th, 2020 |  


America celebrates U.S. Constitution

America celebrates U.S. Constitution

Constitution WeekTo recognize Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23, the Daily Citizen is publishing educational pieces about the U.S. Constitution through S...

September 14th, 2020 |