Sun Spots: What’s Happening in and Around Our Community in November

Friday, November 7 5:30 p.m. /7 p.m.: The Stars of New York 5th Anniversary @ Kumble Theater. The Stars of New York presents its 5th anniversary charity dance competition. The…

Survey Reports: Afterschool Participation Grows but Unmet Demand Nears 20 Million Children

 (StatePoint) “America After 3 PM,” a new survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance, finds that participation in afterschool programs has increased dramatically, from 6.5 million children in 2004 to 10.2…

Saving on Monthly Expenses

(StatePoint) Regardless of income, everyone is looking for ways to save money. From improving your home’s energy efficiency to savvy shopping, you can cut back on your day-to-day expenses and…

Good Cyber Security Habits are Essential During the Holidays

(StatePoint) With so many new methods for cyber theft, it’s important to remember to take extra steps to protect your bank accounts and money this season, as criminals look to…

Dear EarthTalk: Beauty and Skin Products

A friend of mine recently stopped using skin and beauty products with parabens in them. What are parabens and should we all be avoiding them? –– Betsy Johnson, Port Chester,…

Cancer Survivors Face Workplace Challenges

(StatePoint) Cancer affects more than a person’s health, it can impact his or her working life. While nearly four-fifths of survivors say they need to work for financial reasons, nearly…

Lower Credit-Card Rate? Just Ask

Unhappy with your credit-card interest rate? Wondering how to lower it? It might be easier than you think. Sometimes you only need to ask. According to a study done by…

Thyroid Top Cause of Eyebrow Loss

I am an active 63-year-old female of normal weight. I exercise several times a week and am in seemingly good health. About a year ago I noticed that my eyebrows…

From the Book Shelf: “I Like Giving” by Brad Formsma (WaterBrook Press)

Truth be told, as books go, “I Like Giving” might make you throw up. In a good way, if such a thing exists. The reason is that author Brad Formsma…

Big Gaff @ The Movies: “Addicted” not just another Chick-flick,” They Say!

There is a comment made in a Dirty Harry film, where Clint Eastwood states that, “a man must know his limitations.”  I took those words to heart when I was…

Embracing the Powerful Significance of Table Talk

There is a body of people that have collectively influenced the young woman I am today. The Adams family—like chain links they been together to form my one influential person….

Inquiring Photographer: Smartphone’s Camera/Video Features

Inquiring Photographer:  How do you use your smartphone camera/video features?        

October

If you are a senior (60 years and over) residing in Spring Creek Towers or if you have a relative who is 60 and over, your safety is important to…