Make sure old family canning recipes are safe

Make sure old family canning recipes are safe

Question: With canning season in swing now, I have some home canning recipes that have been passed down through my family over decades that I want to ...

September 3rd, 2018 |  


You are an Ironman!

During a recently-televised Ironman Triathlon competition, I was amazed by the physical and psychological strength the athletes displayed in swimming ...

September 3rd, 2018 |  


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Living with a chronic illness takes planning and special care. Living with arthritis is painful, disruptive and stops us from leading active, healthy ...

August 30th, 2018 |  



Master Gardeners help right a terrible wrong

Person Centered Services (PCS) is an agency that serves developmentally-disabled adults. Staff work hard daily to instill confidence and a sense of ac...

August 29th, 2018 |  


Bobcat here in Champaign?

Bobcat here in Champaign?

Rumor has it that there was a bobcat spotted in Champaign County. Well, you know how rumors are, they can’t usually be trusted, but in this case...

August 28th, 2018 |  


Who supports the 28th Amendment effort?

American Promise Ohio is working for a 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to get unlimited and hidden money out of politics. We asked the two can...

August 28th, 2018 |  


A big thank you

To all the ones who worked so hard to make the memorial bridge and stone a beautiful reality at Mechanicsburg’s Goshen Memorial Park, we thank y...

August 27th, 2018 |  


Mules and beehives and jams…huh?

During a contentious day-before-school-starts faculty meeting several years ago, problems occurred when the principal announced a last-minute change i...

August 26th, 2018 |  


2 cutting boards are better than one

2 cutting boards are better than one

Question: I’m getting my own apartment soon and I’m shopping for a cutting board – should I get a wooden or plastic one? Answer: Con...

August 26th, 2018 |  


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Recently we published an academic research project. Its purpose: To explore the predictors of well-being throughout the life course and advance care p...

August 23rd, 2018 |