A baby born today has a sun in Scorpio and a moon in Aries if born before 6:43 p.m. Afterward, the moon will be in Taurus.

Dear Abby: I have a friend who constantly talks about all the negative politics going on today. I’m sick of hearing it. It’s not because I don’t care or disagree, but it has become the topic of every conversation. She’s extremely depressed, has major anxiety issues and, despite seeing a ther…

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

COAL TOWNSHIP — From its inception, the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) has garnered l acclaim as a first-class off-road facility where trail riders can experience challenging terrain. It has become a national destination for riders.

Dear Harlan: I have been married for almost 16 years. This is my first marriage and my husband’s second marriage. How do you handle things when a person in the marriage doesn’t get involved emotionally, physically or verbally?

A baby born today has a Sun in Scorpio and a Moon in Pisces if born before 10:56 a.m. Afterward, the Moon will be in Aries.

There are so many birds soaring in the night sky. Out of the 88 total constellations, nine of them are birds. The baddest bird in the heavens, without a doubt, is Aquila the eagle. According to Greek mythology, Aquila was the favorite pet of Zeus, the king of the gods of Mount Olympus. Like …

Dear EarthTalk: I drink a lot of coffee and I’m wondering how bad this is for the environment? And how I can make sure I’m feeding my 3-cup-a-day habit in the greenest way possible? — Denny Mahon, Worcester, Massachusetts

A “notorious” thief sought for crimes committed in Northumberland County was collared Jan. 17, 1879, in Pottsville.

Dear Abby: I’m in my early 20s and the only one in my circle of friends who’s currently in college. They all want to hang out all the time, but most of them live more than 100 miles away. I have a strict school schedule, and I’m required to study and earn high grades or I will be let go from…

Dear Abby: My father began dating four years after my mother passed away from a terrible bout with cancer. He and I have always been close; in fact, I have always considered him to be one of my best friends. But since he started dating he has changed.

There was another topic planned for today’s column, but then I noticed that it would run on Nov. 17, my dad’s birthday. Whenever thoughts turn toward Dad, they cannot help but turn toward Mother. She died at age 82 on Nov. 15, 2009, two days before what would have been his 89th birthday.

Dear Abby: I must take issue with your response to “Tired of Behinds” (Sept. 5), who was upset that her fiance is part of a men’s group chat that includes the sending and receiving of pornographic female images.

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

Dear Abby: The 14-year-old son of a friend of mine is having self-esteem issues and apparently is going through a very rough patch. Our family likes to participate in charity races. My boy, 13, is a talented athlete who, according to my friend, is an “overachiever.”

A baby born today has a sun in Scorpio and a moon in Aquarius if born before 11:41 p.m. Afterward, the moon will be in Pisces.

Before the hectic holiday season hits, I thought it would be a good time to stop by some of my favorite (and newest) watering holes on the River Rat Brew Trail, and see what’s brewing in the Susquehanna Valley.

Dear Abby: It seems the children I raised and taught to write thank-you notes somehow failed to teach their children the importance of being grateful receivers. My two teenage grandchildren have never thanked me for a birthday or Christmas gift. I gave one of them a set of personalized notep…

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

Dear Abby: I am ashamed to admit this, but years ago I had an affair with a married man. His wife had no idea, but all of his friends knew about it. She recently left him because she met someone else, and he’s not only bad-mouthing her, but also using it against her in their divorce.

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

At Thanksgiving, you might be getting together with your parents, your grown children, your brothers and your sisters. Seems like an ideal time to discuss vital family money matters, no? Well, the actual answer is: maybe.

Dear Harlan: My seventh-grader wants a cellphone, and my husband and I aren’t budging. Most of her friends have a phone, but we are not comfortable with her having one. We see how it can become addictive. We also don’t want to have to manage her screen time. We told her we’ll get her a regul…

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

Stargazing this time of year around Shamokin is really getting a lot easier because first off, the nights are now a lot longer than days which bums out a lot of folks, yours truly at times. Secondly, with the end of daylight savings time last weekend it’s dark enough for stargazing by 6 p.m.

At the reception on the eve of the wedding, the groom, whom I have known all his life, told me something I already knew — the ceremony at a hotel would non-religious. Then, he added, “But the hotel is next to a church.”

Dear Abby: Ever since high school, our adult daughter has had mood swings. My wife and I thought she’d grow out of it as she matured, but she hasn’t. At her request we sent her to a university far away, and we were proud that she earned her bachelor’s degree. We thought independent living wo…

Dear Abby: I read that there is a suicide somewhere in the world every 40 seconds. Numbers rise at holiday time. Feeling like a child whose nose is pressed against a window, seeing others from the outside as they enjoy the warmth of the moment, can lead to thoughts of abandonment and despair…

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Scorpio if born before 1:59 p.m. Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.

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

Dear Abby: My wife and I have three teenagers — 18, 16 and 14. My wife cooks for them every day or buys them fast food. I always eat leftovers, which the fridge is full of. Our children refuse to eat leftovers or cook for themselves, and they insist on having a freshly cooked meal every day.

A baby born today has a sun in Scorpio and a moon in Libra if born before 8:22 a.m. Afterward, the moon will be in Scorpio.

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

Dear Harlan: My parents divorced 10 years ago. I have a healthy relationship with both of my parents, but my mom and I have had recent problems. She refuses to go to anything where my dad is around. This wasn’t a problem because my dad moved to Florida after the divorce. He’s now back in town.