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Focus on the Family: Marriage may not be right answer for expectant couple

By Jim Daly Columnist |

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    A Look Back in History: Culinary tricks and treats of the past

    As we look back more than 250 years of American history, certainly nobody thinks about the history of bread, certainly not Colonial bread.

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist |

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    Focus on the Family: Son needs to be pulled away from video games

    Q: Our teenage son is extremely intelligent. The problem is he only wants to play video games all day and night when he’s home. It’s a struggle to get him involved in any kind of physical activity or even just to read a book. How can I encourage him to do other things without completely taking his video games away?

    By Jim Daly Columnist |

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    Pickin’ in Pa: Rewarding the customer

    When was the last time you were “rewarded” just for being a customer? I’ll admit it has been a long time since I felt special for shopping at a certain place. But, it wasn’t so long ago that merchants “rewarded” their customers with all kinds of gifts just for shopping in their store!

    By Ellen Geisel Columnist |

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    Ask Esther: Rent being raised; What do I do?

    “Dear Esther, I graduated from college a few years ago and have a job I love. I’ve been renting a townhome and need to renew my lease. In so doing, I was told my rent is going to go up $100 per month. This got me thinking about buying a place. I’m wondering what you suggest I do.”

    By Esther Prosser Columnist |

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    A Look Back in History: Early Americana weathervane was one of a kind

    A couple weeks back, I was pleased to write about the rare Americana weathervane on the Levan barn in the Oley Valley. But ironically, Clarence Shirk had a local farm auction with an identical weathervane for sale at an Emmaus farm auction Sept. 6.

    By Richard H. Shaner Columnist |

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    Thrivent Financial Column: September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, Think about your needs, protect your family

    Think you don’t need life insurance? Think again!

    From Thrivent Financial |

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    A dessert to savor summer

    Fall needs to stop encroaching on Summer. Lately Ive been thinking of Dylan Thomas poem, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night and, specifically, its celebrated line, Rage against the dying of the light. Although Thomas wrote the poem for his dying father, I cant help but think how its words are also applicable to the shortening of Summer daylight, the shortening of Summer in general, and how we all should be raging against the growing trend of marketing Fall upon us all too...

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  • Lifestyle

    Through My Kitchen Window: Avoid the school lunch slump

    Are you packing multiple lunches, or need a fast lunch for your preschooler or homeschooler? Here are a few quick and easy lunch ideas to keep you out of the school lunch slump.

    By Davina Weinhold For 21st Century Media |

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    Up to Speed with David Barr: Restart of Gordons life part 2

    Hello readers, Under the threat of cloudy skies and rain, Jeff Gordon proved that the Drive for Five is still alive and well with a convincing win at Michigan. Gordon started on the pole and led the second-most laps on the day, but he had to fend off the likes of Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Paul Menard, and teammate Dale Earnhardt, Jr. late in the day to pick up the win. Kurt Busch was in contention for the win until he got loose off turn two on a late restart and hit the wall hard...

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  • Columns

    The Historian by Robert Wood: Inns and Taverns of Swamp, New Hanover, part 3

    For three days in September of 1777 the American army, about 8,000 strong, was camped in New Hanover principally in the long valley lying between Fagleysville Hill and Rosenberry Road but also extending south to Sanatoga and east to Schwenksville.

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