Dear Abby: I take care of two girls. I have never asked for money from their dad. Because they are poor, I go to great lengths to make sure they get the same advantages as everyone else.
Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow, the Texas-bred outlaws better known in pop culture by only their first names, cast a long shadow in “The Highwaymen,” a new movie version of the story of how Parker and Barrow robbed and killed their way through a large swath of the country …
Dear Abby: For several years, my husband and I were good friends with “Pam” and “David.” About a year ago, we moved to a new house just a few blocks from theirs. They decided they liked some of the features of our new home and immediately started remodeling theirs to resemble ours.
A baby born today has a sun in Aries and a moon in Libra.
Dear Abby: I have been married to my husband for four years and before that I knew him for about a year. At the time, he was very loving and considerate, but right after we got married, his true nature emerged.
A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces until 5:59 p.m., when the Sun enters Aries. The Moon is in Virgo until 9:28 p.m., when the Moon enters Libra.
Wendy Williams has built a reputation on her willingness to talk about pretty much anything, but the daytime talk show host stunned viewers Tuesday when she tearfully revealed she has been living in a sober house.
Dear Abby: I met a really great guy online eight months ago. He lives in another country and we have been in a long-distance relationship for the last six months. We talk all the time, video chat frequently and have grown very close. I have never clicked with anyone like I have with him, and…
A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Virgo.
Dear Abby: My niece (age 25), despite numerous warnings against getting pregnant, deliberately did three years ago. This was a result of an affair with a man who is in a live-in relationship with another woman.
A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Virgo.
SUNBURY — What’s 85 dogs look like? At the Mostly Mutts shelter, situated on 12 acres out of town, it looks like a lot of hard work.
It’s a good thing that ethnic jokes went out of style decades ago. It saves people from accidentally insulting my ancestry.
SHAMOKIN — “Top o’ the mornin’ to ye.”
Dear Abby: My sister “Blanche” and her husband moved to the small town where my husband and I settled 23 years ago. Blanche is 11 years older than I am. My husband and I like our space, but we do spend time with them. They are retired, but we are still working.
Dear Harlan: I’m in my first serious long-term relationship. I’m falling hard for the guy I’m dating. We’ve been together for three months and have shared all the things we want to do together in the future. We are planning a summer vacation together. I’m head over heels for him.
A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Leo.
Dear EarthTalk: I saw a news item about overhauling classic old cars with electric engines, and wondering if this can be done with any old car, such as my 1999 Subaru Outback? If this is feasible, maybe I should reconsider my plan of trading up for a new Prius. — Tim St. Germain, Boise, Idaho
It’s “Game of Thrones” re-watch season for the last time, as we gear up for the HBO show’s final episodes. Some fans will start at the beginning of last season, while those with a bit more time might spend roughly 2 1/2 days revisiting the entire series.
There’s no mistaking when an infant is hungry and wants her bottle. Smoke alarms can be drowned out by the cries of a hungry baby. It’s time for food and that’s all there is to it.
Dear Abby: When I first started dating my boyfriend seven years ago, I told him that I wanted to someday adopt a child. He said he would like his own children first, but adoption would be “cool.”
A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Cancer until 8:57 p.m., when the moon enters Leo.
A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Cancer.
Dear Abby: I dwell in a small, Southern and, I thought, safe hometown. I’m currently unemployed and therefore unable to afford a place of my own. I live with my parents. I have job-searched for months now for something within walking distance. I pay for food with food stamps. But I can’t yet…
A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Gemini until 5:49 p.m., when the Moon enters Cancer.
Gloria Bell, a middle-aged middle manager at a middle-size insurance company, lives in Los Angeles, although you would barely know it from the movie bearing her name.
There isn’t much talking in the movie “Styx,” which is set almost entirely on a sailboat in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. For the first half of this spellbinding — and unexpectedly gut-wrenching — little film, there’s barely any dialogue at all, apart from the occasional radio exchange b…
The pop culture references keep coming in the college admissions scandal involving Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Huffman and “Full House” star Lori Loughlin.
Even though the weather may not exactly be advertising spring, nothing can stop it astronomically. The vernal equinox is coming at 4:58 p.m. Wednesday. For the first time since last September, the sun is entering the northern half of the celestial sphere. From now until late June, the sun wi…
Dear Abby: I am writing about your Keepers booklet, the collection of your most popular essays, poems and letters. I would like to purchase a copy, but first, I have a question. Is there a particular favorite of yours in there? — Big Fan In Fort Wayne, Ind.
Dear Abby: I’m recently married, and in my opinion, my wife has too many pets — seven inside dogs. She also feeds the neighborhood cats, so at any given time of day, there are 10 to 18 cats in our front yard.
A baby born today has a sun in Pisces and a moon in Taurus until 11:46 a.m., when the Moon enters Gemini.
Dear Abby: I am in my 30s and correspond with a pen pal. She is over 65 and lives several states away. We have never met in person. We have been writing each other for seven years. Recently, she has been having memory problems. She has indicated that she’s done testing and been to doctor’s a…
I cannot speak, walk or use my hands anymore. I am unable to move my limbs or vocalize a grunt. I communicate with my eyes, using my gaze on a specialized computer screen to write a letter at a time. I am unable to extend my neck or swallow. I drool incessantly, choking on my secretions seve…
A love of gardening and a desire to pass along that love by educating others is the driving force behind the Master Gardeners’ program, conducted through the Penn State Extension.
(Editor’s Note: Today marks the return of weekly columns written by local master gardeners.)
Once my brothers and I reached the age when we thought about giving up something for Lent, that’s about all we did — think about it.
SHAMOKIN — As area residents shoveled off their sidewalks and brushed snow off their car windows today, they were hopeful that the heavy snowstorm Tuesday was Old Man Winter’s “last hurrah.” Regional accumulations ranged up to five inches.
The Reading Eagle of Wednesday, Aug. 10, 1898 reported on an “unusual” surgery performed at the State Hospital, Ashland.
Dear Abby: My ex-husband raised my son as his own from the time he was an infant. Now my son’s biological father is saying he wants our son to stay away from my ex-husband. However, my ex-husband and my son have a very strong bond. I believe the bond is even stronger than what he has with hi…
Dear Harlan: My sister has been laying on the guilt a lot. This isn’t new, but it’s for the smallest things. It can be as simple as not calling her back when I’m in the midst of a crazy day managing my life and kids.
A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aries until 3:10 a.m., when the moon enters Taurus.
Without a doubt, my favorite constellation in the sky is Orion the hunter, the absolute king of the nocturnal winter skies. I’m certainly not alone here. When I ask folks at the beginning of my stargazing/astronomy programs if they can find any constellations, the most common response I get …
Dear EarthTalk: What is a low-carbon diet and is it good for losing weight or is it only about saving the planet? — Jane Monroe, Scranton
“You’ll know yours by the shine,” said Shady Dell Vintage Trailer Courtmanager Brad Hardy. He was escorting me to my home for the night, a 1955 Airstream. Even though it was built during the Eisenhower era, its polished aluminum exterior gleamed like it had rolled off the factory floor yesterday.
The shadow of the cross that Jesus bore and that bore Jesus casts a shadow backward over Lent. Sometimes, our own crosses cast shadows over our lives that seem to block out the light of God completely.
Dear Abby: About a year ago, I confessed to one of my close guy friends that I liked him. He said he wasn’t looking for a relationship. I haven’t brought it up since. I have now found out his roommate is interested in me. I politely declined his advances, but I can’t help but wonder if the g…
A baby born today has a sun in Pisces and a moon in Aries.
A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Aries.
Dear Abby: I am a 30-year-old divorced male. I suffered from a stroke six months ago and have paralysis on one side of my body. After rehab, I returned home able to walk with a cane.
A baby born today has a Sun in Pisces and a Moon in Pisces until 3:27 p.m., when the Moon enters Aries.
- UPDATE: Accidental death victim identified as Elysburg man
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- Fire guts home in Coal Township
- Man who committed suicide found in township home where woman was charged with drug offenses
- Fire destroys home in Coal Township
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- Police Blotter
- Philadelphia woman charged with smuggling drugs into SCI-Coal Twp.
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