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  • Tips for keeping rabbits from eating your yard

    Tips for keeping rabbits from eating your yard
    A rabbit in our yard is eating everything, including bark from the trees and shrubs. We have an enclosed yard, and he lives under a deck. How can we keep him from eating our plants? Can we get him out of the yard? You can deter rabbits from vegetable or...
  • Don't get hooked on medical marijuana investment offers

    Don't get hooked on medical marijuana investment offers
    If your year-end routine includes reviewing your finances and looking for new investment opportunities, take a deep breath before buying into medical marijuana or virtual currencies, state banking officials suggest. The Pennsylvania Department of...
  • Santa pays a visit to retirement facility

    Santa pays a visit to retirement facility
    Santa Claus made an early round as he visited seniors at the Avalon Park Retirement Residence in Hollywood. Santa and his elves were from Elder Services Resource Network, a networking group of professionals in the senior services industry. Each year,...
  • Steps to start planning for your spring garden

    Steps to start planning for your spring garden
    It's officially winter. With the passing of the winter solstice last Sunday, we have finally reached the point where the days once again start getting longer. So as you recover from Christmas, start thinking about your spring garden. Start your 2015...
  • Chinese access to Gmail cut, regulators blamed

    Chinese access to Google's Gmail has been blocked amid government efforts to limit or possibly ban access, which are popular among Chinese who seek to avoid government monitoring. Data from Google's Transparency Report show online traffic from China...
  • Second Harvest Food Bank receives donation and other company news

    Second Harvest Food Bank receives donation and other company news
    Second Harvest receives donation from Susquehanna Bank Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and NEPA, along with The Central PA Food Bank, Greater Berks (County) Food Bank, Philabundance, The Weinberg Food Bank, Maryland Food Bank, Mountaineer Food...
  • Maligned hemp seed has a raft of health, environmental benefits

    In the past, hemp has gotten a bad rap because of its close relative, marijuana. However, while both plants are in the cannabis family, they're very different. Unlike marijuana, hemp seeds contain only 0.001 percent of the active compound...
  • Reforming Cuba: Building the new economy

    Cuba has made some important market-oriented changes, but much remains to be done to revive the island's anemic economy. Just a couple of years ago, tourists who wanted to sample one of Cuba's privately-owned restaurants were on their own. A bus from...
  • Invasive beetle found in rhubarb at Chicago port

    Invasive beetle found in rhubarb at Chicago port
    Agriculture specialists at the Port of Chicago intercepted an invasive beetle while inspecting a shipment of rhubarb stems from the Netherlands, federal officials said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that Customs and Border Protection...
  • January gardening calendar

    January gardening calendar
    Almanac Average temperatures: High 72, low 50 Rainfall: 2.43 inches Florida Arbor Day: Jan. 16 The moon 1. Moon phases •Full moon: Jan. 4 •Last quarter: Jan. 13 •New moon: Jan. 20 First quarter: Jan. 26 2. Moon sign...
  • Happier hens, more expensive eggs

    To the editor: Thank you for the article on California's legally required transition to treating egg-producing hens humanely. ("Egg prices likely to rise amid laws mandating cage-free henhouses," Dec. 28) My only quibble is that the article does not...