2018-03-08

Delivering spring: Bouquet sale benefits HomeCare & Hospice



<p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>In the dead of winter, HomeCare &amp; Hospice volunteer coordinator Patricia Meek is already looking ahead to spring. Planning for the company’s annual Spring Bouquet Sale begins in December, with a delivery date around the first full week of March.</span></p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>It took weeks of careful preparation, and it almost didn’t happen.</span></p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>“Had the storm hit one […]

Simple Seafood Solutions for Lent



(<a href=”www.familyfeatures.com”>Family Features</a>) With people across the country observing Lent, a religious tradition observed during the 40 days before Easter, it’s time to rethink the standard family meal menu. This nearly eight-week period typically calls for a special diet. Specifically, red meat is cut out on Fridays for some and for the entirety of Lent for others. According to Datassential, […]

Flower prep



<p class=”p1″>Patricia Meek gathers the remaining flowers to be delivered.<span class=”s1″></p><p class=”p1″></span></p>

Don’t re-roof until you do these 5 things



(BPT) – With spring officially arriving, home improvement season is swinging into full gear. Fair warning to homeowners looking to hire a professional, 2018 is predicted to be a record-breaker. <a href=”www.jchs.harvard.edu/remodeling-market-march-higher-2018&#8243; target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow noopener”>A recent study</a> by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University projects home improvement spending will approach $340 billion this year — the strongest […]

Help Detector Dogs: Don’t Pack A Pest



USDA detector dogs help keep dangerous pests from America’s plants. (NAPS)

Seven Secrets To Meeting Success



You can save time and stress and make money more easily when business meetings run more efficiently. (NAPS)

Host a Hot-Pot Party



Host a Hot-Pot Party



(<a href=”www.familyfeatures.com”>Family Features</a>) Heat up your next get-together by inviting family and friends over to try a DIY trend, the hot-pot party. It can be easy to prep and your guests can enjoy cooking and customizing their own meals.  First, prepare a rich, flavored broth and serve steaming-hot in a slow cooker or multi-cooker. Next, offer a selection of meat, […]

10 easy ways to eat healthier



(BPT) – If you’re indulging in too many break room snacks or swinging by the drive-thru after work, you’re not alone. With such a busy life, it’s easy to grab something quick and unhealthy on the go. But, the good news is, it’s also easy to make changes in your diet that will reap powerful health benefits in no time. […]

Perry man accused of murder



The property of Joseph Mlyniec on Route 246 in Perry.