Dear Abby: I come from a small, close family. Last year, we suffered a devastating loss. My cousin and her two children were killed in a car accident. We have all been profoundly affected by this loss, especially my aunt and uncle.

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Capricorn.

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ELYSBURG — In her 41 years of entering contests in local fairs, Karen Blackway has gone home with 779 ribbons for everything from crocheted pieces to flowers and nuts, but she isn’t ready to quit anytime soon.

Here’s a lesson for you — if you’re going to save money for a rainy day, don’t leave it in the till of an unattended saloon.

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Sagittarius.

Across the celestial dome throughout the course of the year in Shamokin, there are big and bright constellations like Orion the hunter and Scorpius the scorpion. They are wonderful to gaze upon, but personally, I’ve always had a liking for diminutive but distinct constellations. One of them …

For years I have been looking for flowers that bloom at the end of the summer and into the fall, and I finally found one in the native aster. During the rain filled summer we had last year their purple-blue flowers with a yellow center filled out to three feet wide and eighteen inches tall. …

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SHAMOKIN — Severe electrical storms that prevailed throughout the area in varying degrees of intensity Tuesday night and early today caused no power disruptions or line damage, the Pennsylvania Power and Light company reported.

Dear Abby: I am in my late 20s and dating a man in his mid-30s whom I am crazy about. We have been dating for a year and are starting to discuss marriage and children. He’s kind, hard-working, gives back to the community, and does everything he can to make me happy.

Dear Abby: My husband and I are proud parents of our first child, a girl. Despite his excitement and pride, her arrival has caused his childhood sexual abuse by his stepfather to resurface with more detail than he previously remembered. It has reached the point that if he isn’t thinking abou…

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 12:45 p.m. Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.

Dear Abby: I’m dating my grammar school and high school sweetheart, “Gary.” We’ve known each other since I was 6. (I’m 33 now.) In high school, we dated for nine months and were in love, but he told lies to my dad, so Dad ordered him to stay away. Now, 16 years later, after being only friend…

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Scorpio.

Dear Abby: Back in 2013, a co-worker, “Jamie,” and I fell in love. Both of us were married to other people, but everything felt perfect. It was a feeling I never had for anyone in my life before. Three years later, I lost my job. The day I was terminated, my wife found out I had been cheatin…

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Libra if born before 4:54 a.m. Afterward, the Moon will be in Scorpio.

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Libra.

You’ve probably seen the TV commercial with the older couple talking about how happy they are after getting cash from selling their life insurance policy. If you’re in your 60s or 70s, you may be wondering: Should I sell my life insurance policy for quick cash, too?

Dear Abby: I’m a 35-year-old gay man who has been in a serious relationship for five years. During the last year, my significant other, “Grady,” has grown very close with a female co-worker of mine he met at my office party. (I’ll call her Tina.) They have become inseparable, and when they a…

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Libra.

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Virgo.

Peonies are perennials that come back every year. Their show-stopping blooms will take your breath away. Peonies are said to symbolize a happy life and a happy marriage. The peony is one of the most popular flowers used in wedding bouquets.

Dear EarthTalk: Do animals respond to or enjoy music recorded or played live by humans

Snoring is one of the most common sleep problems, at least occasionally affecting about 90 million Americans, according to the National Sleep Foundation. And while the subject of jokes, snoring can indicate a serious medical problem.

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a moon in virgo.

This weekend and early Monday morning, is the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower in the coal region sky as the Earth cruises around the sun at 67,000 mph and runs into a dust debris trail left behind by comet Swift Tuttle, that last visited our part of the solar system in 1992. Comets …

LEWISBURG — The 2018-19 season at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will include nearly 40 professional performances, including world music from Egypt, Spain, Africa, China, Japan, Mexico, Mongolia, Denmark and Sweden, plus classical music, modern dance from two …

Johnny Maestro’s final performance was captured on an out-of-focus video at a show in Connecticut on Jan. 17, 2010. After a 53-year career as lead tenor who led two groups to Top Ten hits, he would be dead of kidney cancer nine weeks later on March 24 at age 70.

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo.

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo.

Dear Abby: My mother-in-law owns the building my husband and I live in. I moved in with him about a year ago, before we were married. Because she owns the building, she doesn’t charge her son rent to live there but asks that he help manage the building, which takes about three hours a month.…

MOUNT CARMEL — An old-fashioned celebration will hit Mount Carmel Town Park on Saturday to honor Joseph Deppen, one of the borough’s most prominent residents.

Dear Abby: My daughter “Scarlet” has a precious 18-month-old baby girl I’ll call Sierra. Scarlet, her husband and the baby spend a lot of time at their beach house, where they have several full-time employees, including a nanny, housekeeper, cook and gardener. These employees have been at th…

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Cancer.

Dear Abby: I am a 50-year-old woman. I have been married to my husband for 28 years and never cheated. We have a good life together, and our sex life has always been great, but I have recently fallen in love with another woman.

Dear Abby: After 16 years of loyal and dedicated service to my employer, I find myself out of work. Months ago, I needed double knee replacements. I gave him three months’ notice about my surgery, planning to return on June 1. It was a one-girl office; I was responsible for all the administr…

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Gemini.