NEW YORK (AP) — Elmo, Rooster and Cookie Monster are doing their part to help keep kids safe as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on.
(This event has been postponed in light of Gov. Tom Wolf's stay-at-home order issued Tuesday for Lawrence County. Organizer plan to reschedule it later.)
As we live through the uncertainty of this coronavirus pandemic, there is one incontrovertible fact: the highest rate of fatalities is among older people especially those with underlying medical conditions. So naturally the big concern for seniors is: What happens if I get sick? How will Med…
The Ellwood City Wolves Club is once again offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors residing in the Ellwood City Area School District and Riverside Beaver County School District who plan to attend a four-year college, community college, trade or technical school following graduation.
Dear Abby: I had a boyfriend for two years until a few days ago. He’s a 40-year-old easygoing paraplegic (from a car accident long before I met him), and I’m an easygoing 36-year-old woman with two kids from a previous marriage.
Dear Dr. Roach: Some 20 years ago, as I was turning 50, a biopsy confirmed prostate cancer. I elected to deal with that through surgery, a radical perineal prostatectomy. For the following 10 years, follow-up blood tests came back showing PSA at “less than 0.1,” which I interpreted to mean l…
The rapid and dynamic spread of COVID-19 necessitates that we all make changes to our lifestyles, including important measures such as social distancing, increased hygiene, and maintaining a sanitized environment.
Pizza Joe’s has a new website page on which customers can find updates for each Pizza Joe’s location in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio during the COVID-19 stay at home orders.
Eight Butler County Community College students from Lawrence County have accepted membership into BC3’s Rho Phi chapter of an international academic honor society that has attained Phi Theta Kappa’s ultimate five-star status for the fourth time since 1968.
Dear Dave: In light of recent events in our country, do you have suggestions for things people should think about and plan for if they get laid off from their jobs? — Sam
I’m sure you’ve seen websites, or received mailers from financial planners, that entice you with come-on’s like this: “Learn the secrets to maximizing your Social Security benefits.” Or, “You may be losing tens of thousands of dollars if you don’t know this Social Security secret.”
Slippery Rock University President William Behre announced Monday that the university’s spring commencement ceremonies, scheduled for May 8-9, have been postponed indefinitely.
One of the joys of owning a pet is being able to observe their curious nature. However, when they stick their noses where they don’t belong, a dangerous situation can arise, especially in a state like Texas, which is home to more than 75 different species of snakes. A black puppy sniffs at t…
Allow me to start off on a serious note. I am really concerned that many of our local eateries will be taking a significant business hit as this coronavirus episode runs its course. Not only will the proprietors feel the impact, but so will a lot of the staff who work primarily on tips.
SOMERSET, Pa. – Chad Reichhold said he was shocked when he logged onto Ebay last week and saw people trying to make a profit off the COVID-19 pandemic.
You have probably noticed that 98 percent of the news lately is about the coronavirus. In keeping with that tradition, I am here to inform you on how to survive if McDonald’s has to close down.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sports are on hold, theaters are closed and so are amusement parks, a disaster-movie scenario that has Hollywood reeling. But Americans held captive at home by the coronavirus can turn to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other streaming services, outliers in an entertainment ind…
NEW YORK (AP) — The spreading coronavirus canceled several touring performances from A-list musical artists, but those acts have found a new venue to sing: their living rooms.
ome older folks who are pushing retirement age might have a disabled minor child and wonder if that child will qualify for benefits once they sign up for Social Security. Or they have an adult son or daughter who is disabled, and they want to know how Social Security works for them.
Angela Mook wasn’t out shopping at Valesky’s supermarket on Friday specifically looking for toilet paper. But, with the paper product being hard to come by at many locations, she figured she should pick some up, just in case.
I’m not sure of the exact numbers, but there have to be close to 10 million plant awards given out each year. The plant I’m writing about today was given the Green Thumb Award for 2020.
A couple of weeks ago, I took a friend to a hospital in Pittsburgh. Some people just don’t like to drive in Pittsburgh. It used to strike dread into my heart, too, but not any more -- not when I have Siri to navigate the highways and byways for me. So our trip down was uneventful.
Dear Dave: We live in Colorado, and we need some advice on protecting our assets. My wife is a teacher, and I’m a nurse. We make around $180,000 a year combined, and we’re set to pay off our home next month. We also have two teenagers who are both driving, so we were wondering about the best…
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Visitors to the small northeastern Iowa city of Dyersville can soak up all the Americana that embodies a baseball diamond built amid cornfields for the 1989 movie “Field of Dreams.” At Fort Dodge, they can experience a replica of 19th-century fort life. And in tiny Cushin…
Linda Kay Hansotte, 71 of New Castle passed away on March 30, 2020. Linda was born in New Castle on June 26, 1948, to the late Leonard Russell and Mary Kathryn Trego Morris. She married Ronald Hansotte, who survives. Linda was a member of Calvary Independent Church. She was a graduate of New…