John K. Manna: Voters face few choices in Tuesday’s state primary
The gubernatorial race has been the main focus for Tuesday’s primary in Pennsylvania, but there are other contests.
John K. Manna: Wolf remains top dog in Democrat race
In 10 days, Democratic voters will nominate a candidate to run against Gov. Tom Corbett in the fall.
Culinary Conversation: Quick, easy recipes — and tasty, too!
A request I frequently receive is for quick and easy recipes. I can deliver. Not only are today’s entries perfect for making after a busy day that includes work and/or chores, the instructions are easy to follow, too.
Mitchel Olszak: Jitters about the health effects of coffee remain unfounded
I drink plenty of coffee. The reasons are mainly two-fold. First, I like it. Second, it’s something of an occupational hazard. Traditionally, coffee and the news business go hand in hand.
Culinary Conversation: Fix something special for Mom
Here at Culinary Conversation, we are grateful for all the contributions we receive. It’s always great to get emails or hand-written letters containing recipes and stories. Keep those coming. We love to spotlight what’s cooking in Lawrence County.
John K. Manna: Dreaming of political answers
I’m not a politician and I don’t play one even in my dreams. So I don’t know why politicians think the way they do. If I were in some of their situations, I would definitely act differently.
Culinary Conversation: Some delicious ways to start your days
Breakfast. Do you have it or skip it? If you’re in the latter category, I know you’ve heard over and over again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That information comes from nutritionists and dietitians.
Culinary Conversation: Think globally, cook locally
Another set of bookshelves might be necessary at my house very soon. It’s been a bountiful week. Edie Majesky of New Castle, who I have known most of my life, is aware of how much I love collecting old cookbooks.
Heartbleed raises the stakes on Internet security
My column last week dealt with Internet and related scams, along with steps people can take to protect themselves. Today’s column could be termed Part 2 of that topic, albeit from a different angle.
John K. Manna: Proposals in Harrisburg fail to reflect reality
My, how time flies. The city of New Castle is in already in its eighth year as a distressed municipality under state Act 47.
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