It’s only taken 13 years, but Pennsylvania is finally starting to pre-qualify people for a new enhanced identification card.

I remarked to Dad the other day that the lawns are still so nice and green. Usually at this time of the year we are beginning to see brown spots, or with persistent hot weather entire lawns be…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At the time — though the world was weary of war — no one thought the way the British army and its Arab allies swung into Syria would be forgotten.

Monkey see, monkey do. According to the web it’s a saying from the 1920s that has its origin in ancient West Africa. Basically, it’s the act of doing or believing something someone else has do…

Summertime must be a good time for critter encounters, because I’ve had some interesting ones lately. There was an apparently orphaned, newly hatched bird about the size of a quarter with no n…

This past weekend was my church’s corn boil, which is basically a picnic with corn on the cob as one of its main dishes. We’ve had this annual picnic for quite awhile and what once began as a …

WASHINGTON — Four decades ago, New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, an intellectual Democrat, observed with amazement and regret that Republicans had become the party of ideas. Today, many o…

Dear Doctor: I’m 55 years old and am going through menopause. My grandmother had osteoporosis and so does my mother, so I’m worried. My dad read that probiotics can help, which sounds a little…

The issue of bullying has garnered national attention in recent years, sparking much debate and a demand for stricter laws to punish both bullies and their parents or guardians, as it has wrea…

Several of the recipes in today’s Tri-County Sunday have a south of the border flair to them – from corn queso dip to tacos to adding chilies to burgers. While I’m not a lover of really spicy …

The recent Farm To Table magazine has put me in the mood for vegetables. Dad and I were talking about suppers for the next week and one of the food items he mentioned was vegetable soup. While…

When I was growing up in Brockway, my dad was driving a ’40 Ford coupe that he had purchased from Clarence “Red” McKinley who had a repair shop in the building that was the former site of Pari…

Every four years, political professionals assess the landscape and gird for the final push toward the midterm congressional elections. With Donald Trump in the White House and with small Repub…

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