Time and Money-Saving Gift Ideas

(StatePoint) If you have a big family or a lot of friends, you may find yourself find yourself too short on time — and cash for that matter — to…

Give Parties a Boost with Gourmet Cheese

(StatePoint) There’s more to Parmigiano Reggiano cheese than you may have considered. While delicious grated over pasta, it also can be served on its own or paired with other flavors…

Irish Skillet

I’ve been proud of my Irish heritage ever since I was young enough to wear shamrocks and green clothing on St. Patrick’s Day. Erin Go Bragh! 1/3 cup water 3…

Vintage Television Set

 Q: At a recent estate sale, I purchased an early TV set, a CBS Columbia, Model RX 90 console with a 15-inch screen. I paid $50, and bought it because…

Shingles Can Recur, Even Decades Later

 I am in my 60s. About 40 years ago, I had a case of shingles. Can shingles reoccur, or having once had it am I protected from having it again?…

Pokémon: Gotta Catch ‘em All

BY DEAN MOSES Console: Nintendo 3DS Rated: E for Everyone Pokémon has been around for a long time, it has spawned trading cards, cartoons, movies and video games. Thanks to…

A Day For Hearts

To my best friends, This is just a mere thank you when you deserve so much more. You have devoted your life to others, allowing them to be happy, while,…

Apotheon, An Artistic and Educational Gaming Experience

By Dean Moses Rated: T for Teen Consoles: PlayStation 4 and PC Video games can be a lot of things. Some are great educational tools while others are filled with…

Students Enjoy Aquaponic Classroom

BY AMANDA MOSES For almost one year, students at the Abe Stark Primary School 346 have been enjoying and learning important life cycle lessons in their aquaponic garden classroom/lab. The…

Girl Scouts Experiment with Energy

BY AMANDA MOSES Members of the Starrett City Girl Scouts (SCGS) are starting to “Get Moving” as they work on obtaining an energy badge. Last week, the scouts had a…

Get the Most Out of Your Tech Devices

(StatePoint) Your tech gadgets are an investment, and with a little bit of effort, you can get even more out of them and make them last longer. Here are three…

Cool New Gadget: Smart Pacifier Tracks Baby’s Temperature

What happens when a baby’s pacifier is integrated with Bluetooth technology? You get Pacif-i, a 21st century twist on the traditional pacifier. Developed by Blue Maestro, an innovative company specializing…

February is Healthy Heart Month

BY AMANDA MOSES Last week, Spring Creek Senior Partners’ (SCSP) staff and volunteers donned red outfits in honor of National Wear Red Day, (February 6) a campaign created by the…

New Technology Improving Outcomes for Heart Failure Patients

(StatePoint) Heart failure is costing Americans a fortune. The estimated cost of the disease in the U.S. was $31 billion in 2012. That number is estimated to swell to $70…

Tips to Manage Pain from Arthritis Naturally

(StatePoint) One in five adults in the United States now reports having doctor-diagnosed arthritis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For those living with the chronic…