Dear Abby: I’m a busy woman. My friend “Adele” was calling me excessively on my cellphone. She would call up to three times every day, even when I was at work. When I would take her call, she’d start questioning me, asking me what I was so busy with. At times she would lecture me about thing…

A baby born today has a sun in Aquarius and a moon in Capricorn until 4:17 p.m., when the moon enters Aquarius.

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A baby born today has a sun in Aquarius and a moon in Sagittarius until 12:23 a.m., when the moon enters Capricorn.

Dear Abby: I have been dating a great guy for a year and a half. He’s funny, smart, and when he comes to my house, he washes my dishes and plays with my son. He is attentive, and he cooks for me. He is always buying me little things like a desk coffee heater because he knows I love hot coffe…

A baby born today has a sun in Aquarius and a moon in Sagittarius.

A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn until 9:54 a.m., when the sun enters Aquarius and the moon in Sagittarius.

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Last September, when many students were returning to their classes in local schools, one local graduate was putting her abilities to good use — providing medical attention to 78 patients in Ghana, Africa.

Dear Harlan: My girlfriend has stopped having sex with me. Her explanation was that she wants to focus on our relationship. This means taking a break from everything physical for now. She will kiss and hold hands. I asked her why she thinks this will help. She said she needs to know that I l…

A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Scorpio until 5:57 p.m., when the moon enters Sagittarius.

In last week’s Starwatch, I described at least some of the celestial treasures waiting for you within the great constellation Orion the hunter. You can have a lot of fun checking them out in the Shamokin sky with even a small telescope or binoculars. You can dig for other treasures just by b…

Outdoors-related clubs and organizations can submit items to be considered for publication in the “Outdoors Notebook” by emailing to becky_l@newsitem.com.

Dear Abby: Is there a delicate way for me to tell my boyfriend not to use the same online floral delivery service again? The birthday bouquet he had delivered to me arrived with limp, wilted, torn petals and leaves and broken stems. It was one of those box-of-flowers deliveries.

A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Scorpio.

SELINSGROVE — Bryan T. Clark, known for his role in “Hamilton” and numerous television appearances, was recently announced as the headline speaker for the Susquehanna University Winter Convocation.

Walt Disney Co. is removing the Fox name from future films 10 months after completing the $71 billion acquisition of the 20th Century Fox entertainment assets, dropping a brand closely tied to the Rupert Murdoch media empire.

There was a time when the churches of town would hold a Sunday afternoon ecumenical service to mark the start of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. When the service was held in a Catholic church, there would be a Protestant minister as speaker and vice versa.

Dear Abby: I have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year. I love him and we have an undeniable connection I have never had with anyone else. The problem is, he’s separated but not yet divorced from his wife.

A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Libra until 1:32 p.m., when the moon enters Scorpio.

Everyone knows that if you don’t have anything nice to say, you shouldn’t say anything at all. Less well known is the adage “You can’t publish a movie review that is entirely blank.”

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is one of the most popular streamers in the world, and much of his success has to do with Fortnite. As the battle royale title became a phenomenon, so did he. Now, after 2 1/2 years of playing the game, he says his dream is coming true: Ninja is the first player to rece…

Dear Abby: When I was a junior in high school, I sustained a neck injury (at school) that damaged my spinal cord. I recovered mostly from that, but I have residual weakness in my right side and severe neck pain. I was able to work until, at 57, I had to go on disability. Because of that, my …

A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Libra.

Dear Abby: I’m engaged to a wonderful guy. He is very sweet and I’m beyond thankful for him. I wouldn’t trade him for the world. But he has a character flaw that’s hard to ignore. When he gets frustrated, he screams out loud and takes a while to get himself together.

A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Virgo until 10:47 a.m., when the moon enters Libra.

Dear Abby: I am a 25-year-old college student on the verge of graduation. Over the past three months, I have been dating a slightly younger man (he’s 21). We get along well, and I thoroughly enjoy his company. He has never been anything but kind and supportive.

A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Virgo.

A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Leo until 9:37 a.m., when the moon enters Virgo.

OVERLOOK — Shawn Khanna, an electronic/pop artist known as WVLNGTH, started 2020 with an impressive set of milestones: passing one million listens on Spotify and also breaking an average of 100,000 monthly listeners on the same platform.

(Editor’s Note: Introducing Bird Lore, a monthly column written by members of the Lycoming Audubon Society and Seven Mountains Audubon. To pose a birding-related question to the writers, email becky_l@newsitem.com.)

Outdoors-related clubs and organizations can submit items to be considered for publication in the “Outdoors Notebook” by emailing to becky_l@newsitem.com.

A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Leo.

It’s back! My favorite constellation, Orion the hunter, has once again resumed his full rein in the early evening southeastern sky along with his entourage of bright constellations. I love to refer to this collection as “Orion and his gang.” In fact, out of the 20 brightest stars seen in Sha…

Dear EarthTalk: There are so many eco-labels out there these days. How can I tell which ones are valid and not just “greenwashing”? — Penny Rasmussen, Calumet, Minnesota

JOHNSTOWN — William Roy Mock lives on his great-great-grandfather Benjamin Walker’s homestead, which served as an Underground Railroad stop in western Pennsylvania’s Bedford County.

PPL celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, marking a century of service that helped nurture the experiences, growth and progress of hundreds of communities we continue to have the privilege to power across central and eastern Pennsylvania.

Dear Abby: I have had a friend, “Kimberly,” for 52 years, ever since first grade. We went all through school together. Teachers described her as a “social butterfly.” My dad described her as a “phony.” She’s an extrovert with a nice personality and many friends. I am more of an introvert, bu…

A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Cancer until 12:37 a.m., when the moon enters Leo.

JoAnn and I were among the last patrons in the dining room of the Penn Wells Hotel on a weekend stay in Wellsboro. As the other customers finished their meals, paid their bill and left, the staff quickly moved in to clear and clean tables in order to reset them for those soon to be arriving …