| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:27 PM
St. Patrick’s Day is this month, and what comes to mind when you think of this holiday? GREEN! So what better than to focus on green foods and their powerful health benefits.
Are you and your family eating enough greens? The USDA recommends...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:19 PM
More than one-third of adults in the United States are deemed to be obese and double that number are considered overweight in the latest annual report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Adults having a body mass...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Q: We can hardly go outdoors without smelling a skunk. Moreover, our dog has now had two close encounters, which created such a terrible a stink in our home that we needed professionals to de-skunk the place. Any advice?
Q: Last month, Windsor, our...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:17 PM
One of the most common and painful injuries an athlete can suffer is a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament.
Surgery is often necessary to repair the ACL, which stabilizes the knee, and recovery time can stretch to a year before an athlete is back in...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:32 PM
POMPANO BEACH — After serving four years in the Army during World War II, Dan Thomas had only $500 to his name. The then-23-year-old used that money to give his high school sweetheart a wedding they could cherish forever, including a ring for her...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:05 PM
I’m a guy. I don’t ask for directions and I think I know how to fix everything and if I truly don’t know how to fix something, I’m going to pretend I do (without looking at the instruction manual).
This article here is written for...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:03 PM
When you tell people that you've got a bag of sheep's wool in your possession, the first thing you get asked is, "Can I touch it?"
When you dip your hands into the fiber, it's a new, exciting feeling, one of being familiar with something, yet being...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) and the Arthritis Foundation will present a free educational seminar, "Keep Moving: Finding Relief from Joint Pain," on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.
The event, which...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Anyone who has spent a few hours glued to the televised broadcast of the Westminster Dog Show, watching highly skilled dogs jump and hop their way to national recognition, can imagine just how much training and practice are required to get to the national...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:59 PM
To call Mary Ruth Hurley Cullicott a "longtime volunteer" would be an understatement.
Six decades ago, the longtime River Forest resident began volunteering at Misericordia, a nonprofit Chicago agency that provides housing and support services to people...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:52 PM
A funny thing happened to the Gary Air Show on its way to history’s trash bin.
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said not so fast and came up with a plan to bring the show back to the city’s lakefront. So the fly guys have decided to put on a show...