Dear Abby: I am a young woman who has battled rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren’s syndrome for the past eight years. My aunt passed away from complications of it at the age of 43, and I’m getting close to that age.
Dear Abby: I am unsure how to handle a co-worker who is constantly on their cellphone (hidden between their legs) during their four-hour work shift. I have reminded them to leave their phone in their car since they have a hard time not checking it or texting during work hours. We have spoken…
A baby born today has a sun in Scorpio and a moon in Pisces.
Creativity should be in great supply in any art class. This year, in Lisa Welch’s art classes, even the teacher has excelled in creativity.
MILTON — Cindie Lytle was "heartbroken" when she realized the COVID-19 pandemic would not subside enough to allow the Milton Fire Department to conduct in-person Fire Prevention Week programs this year for area students.
Someone, no doubt a kindred soul to this scribe, many years ago wrote that a truly lucky man will have the opportunity to own and be owned by one great hunting dog in their lifetime. For me, that dog is a German shorthair pointer named Jack.
Dad used to have an old shortwave radio set in his attic retreat away from the noise of my brothers and me. He worked the various dials, switches and knobs like Dr. Frankenstein getting ready to put life into his latest creation.
No doubt you’ve all heard the saying, “once in a blue moon.” The astronomical definition of a blue moon has absolutely nothing to do with the moon having a tinge of the color blue. It all has to do with mathematical odds.
WILLIAMSPORT — Travel I-180 through Williamsport and it's hard to miss the walkers, runners and bikers utilizing the Susquehanna River Walk & Timber Trail along the levee system that overlooks the southern edge of the city.
BOSTON — Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Jacklyn Ditzel, a native of Pottsville, was awarded Sailor of the Quarter Oct. 15. She serves aboard the USS Constitution.
This time of year, Halloween decorations depict black cats, hissing with arched backs and bushy tails. Superstitious people regard black cats as bad luck. Others say they’re simply scary. The image isn’t a good one for injured or abandoned dark-furred kitties. Fortunately, black-cat rescue o…
LANCASTER (AP) — April Good’s straight, blonde hair fell out less than two weeks after her first round of chemotherapy in 2010.
Q: Greg I’m a retired veteran who really enjoys your old car columns. I want to know your thoughts on foreign cars and how many foreign car companies that now have production plants in the United States? Also, how many companies used to build cars here in the United States? Thanks much.
Talk about an exciting week! Thanks to the good folks at Chevrolet, my turn to finally test drive the all-new generation C8 Corvette finally arrived and I’ll tell all right now it’s one of the most impressive cars I’ve ever driven. Prior to this Corvette experience, it was a Porsche Carerra …
Dear Abby: My stepdaughter is married to a very selfish man. They have a newborn baby, and he refuses to help her with the baby. He claims that because he works, he isn’t obligated.
Happy birthday for Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020!
Halloween falls on a Saturday this year. That’s every kid’s dream, right? No school the next day, so they can trick or treat, go to haunted houses and ... But this is 2020 — a year that feels as if it is determined to suck the joy out of every occasion.
The Washington Post Food staff and cookbook author Cathy Barrow recently answered questions about all things edible. Here are edited excerpts from that chat.
Dear Abby: I was married for more than 30 years and have two grown children. The marriage wasn’t perfect and I admit there were times when I badly wanted to walk out the door. My husband was charismatic and talented, but he was also an addict. I covered up most of his bad behaviors so our ch…
Dear Abby: My sister-in-law “Brenda” often takes it upon herself to change a baby’s diaper during social gatherings with family. She never bothers to ask the baby’s parents if it’s OK to do this, and they never solicit her help. For years, I found it a bit strange, but never said anything to…
A baby born today has a sun in Libra until 7:00 p.m., when the sun enters Scorpio, and a moon in Capricorn.
Dear Abby: I’m a 22-year-old woman who was adopted. I recently started dating an amazing man who happens to be of another race. My parents, whom I love very much, told me that if I stay with him, they will disown me. They have made many horrible comments about my relationship, and I’m at a l…
A baby born today has a sun in Libra and a moon in Sagittarius until 2:44 a.m., when the moon enters Capricorn.
Early in the pandemic, some readers gravitated toward prescient sci-fi; others sought solace in self-help or transportive novels. Now, seven months in — at points unknown on the pandemic trajectory — some of us just want a happy ending.
Dear Abby: My son-in-law “Kirk” has issues with closing doors, kitchen cabinets and refrigerator doors. Three times my daughter has had to throw out food because it spoiled. He doesn’t close cereal boxes, bags of candy or chips, either.
A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Sagittarius.
PHILADELPHIA — A few weeks before Election Day, a line of three dozen voters in Eagles and Flyers masks spools in front of Roxborough High to drop off their ballots. It is a gift of a cloudless autumnal day yet the anxiety is palpable.
Right before “Saturday Night Live” launched into this week’s cold open, which obviously focused on President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s “dueling” town halls on Thursday, the show informed the audience that one event was far more ripe for comedy than the other.
Dear Abby: I’m 35 and have been a widower for almost five years. I began dating about two years ago.
A baby born today has a sun in Libra and a moon in Scorpio until 12:43 a.m., when the moon enters Sagittarius.
For the past 6 months or so, I have been greatly impressed and slightly depressed as a result of Koz Zoom get-togethers. Siblings, cousins, nieces, nephews, spouses and significant others have been holding virtual reunions every Sunday afternoon.
LEWISBURG — Halloween in Lewisburg this year will include a celebration like none before it.
Q: Greg, I was a fan of the Bricklin gull-wing door sports car invented by Malcolm Bricklin in 1974. What are your memories of the Bricklin as I don’t see many advertised these days in the antique car magazines?
This week, we’re driving Chrysler’s 2020 Pacifica, but this time it’s the hybrid model in Limited trim that sits in our driveway. Pacifica is the company’s most impressive and luxurious minivan to date and is now celebrating its 35th anniversary.
Dear Abby: My family and I bought a house in a nice, quiet, safe neighborhood three years ago. What we didn’t know prior to moving in was that our next-door neighbor sometimes smokes cigarettes.
A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Libra until 1:05 a.m., when the moon enters Scorpio.
LEWISBURG — The Wolf Administration this week recognized the state Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Union County Maintenance Organization, part of PennDOT’s District 3, for reaching 3,000 days — eight years and two months — without a disabling employee injury. A disabling injury is a…
What bird vaguely resembles a miniature turkey due to the shape of its tail when spread, was once nicknamed a “fool hen” by early settlers, holds the status as Pennsylvania’s state bird and is well known for the drumming sound it makes when cupping and beating its wings?
HARRISBURG — There’s nothing wrong with having questions. But having answers is even better.
Some constellations are easy to see and some are not. Draco the dragon is not the easiest of constellations to find in the Shamokin sky, but once you do you feel like you’ve really accomplished something.
Dear Abby: The 22-year-old daughter of close friends of ours has been living in a van during the pandemic. Her parents, my husband and I heard her on her cellphone talking about a party where her friends were doing meth. No one reacted except me. I said, “That’s terrifying!” and she answered…
A baby born today has a sun in Libra and a moon in Libra.
Dear Abby: My husband and I have been together for 11 years, married for eight. We have been through a lot together, which has served to strengthen our marriage. My husband is my Prince Charming and my happily forever after.
A baby born today has a sun in Libra and a moon in Virgo until 1:54 a.m., when the moon enters Libra.
Between Supreme Court confirmation hearings, buzzy vice-presidential debates, and the prospect of dueling town halls between networks and presidential nominees, live television is a necessary evil in these times. But, blessedly, it’s not our only option. With that in mind, we bring you this …
Dear Abby: I have been with “Dylan” for three years, engaged for two. I have a lot of insecurities about it.
Dear Abby: I am thinking about asking my stepdaughter “Gwen” (37 years old with a husband and three kids) if she would like me to adopt her. I married her mother when Gwen was 2. We divorced when she was 8 or 9, so we were out of contact for about 25 years.
NEW YORK — The entirely expected news that Broadway will remain closed through at least May 30 means extended hardship for thousands of arts workers and a protracted economic slam on a city starved for signs of recovery.
WASHINGTON — After a seven-month closure because of coronavirus precautions, Ford’s Theatre and Museum will begin a phased reopening Wednesday, the Ford’s Theatre Society and the National Park Service announced Friday.
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- Deborah J. Greco
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- Charges filed in connection with seizure of multiple drugs, cash and drug paraphernalia
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- Ronald J. 'Ron' Coleman
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