The coronavirus pandemic is having numerous numerous effects on economies, Gary Boatman writes in his weekly Your Financial Future column.
Q. I’m 73 years old and having feelings like a 17-year-old. “Richard” and I were an item in high school. It ended when my mother would no longer let me see him. I didn’t know why at the time. Many years later, I figured out why; but it’s complicated and has no bearing on what’s going on now.…
Q. I feel some days I just can’t handle our society and the cruelty of men and women toward other humans or defenseless animals. My life has been full of neglect, disrespect, abuse (mental and physical) and loneliness, so I’m accustomed to it. However, when I hear a story about people neglec…
Shoppers visiting the Belle Vernon Walmart Friday through Sunday can purchase and drop off requested items at Salvation Army Monessen Corp. collection bins at the front of the store as part of a “Stuff the Bus” initiative for students in need throughout the area.
Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella called on Gilead Wednesday to reconsider its pricing of a breakthrough treatment of COVID-19, called remdesivir.
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Q. My husband and I have been following the recommendations for protecting ourselves and others from COVID-19 in recent months. Although we’ve missed seeing our kids and our grandchildren, we’ve stuck to our guns on this, even as others around us have begun to take a more relaxed approach. W…
Comforting family meals are a tradition in many homes with time spent around the table sharing stories and laughs while enjoying great food. These meals can include lavish or complicated recipes, but you can also enjoy dinner with loved ones by turning to easy-to-make dishes that still follo…
EQT Corporation’s recently donated $210,000 to local first responders. The donations were made to 21 volunteer fire departments identified as a primary first responder in the company’s current operations areas.
Q. I have been with my husband for 23 years now, married for the last eight. A year ago, I found out that my husband had been communicating with an old high school girlfriend without my knowledge. They ran into each other seven years ago and had been talking daily. He used his work phone so …
The Veterans Breakfast Club, headed by Mt. Lebanon resident Todd DePastion, hosts a virtual ‘Dinner and a Show with MREs’ with reviews of assorted varieties.
The Steven Bradley Ward Foundation donated 100 brand new pairs of headphones to Washington Salvation Army’s Back to School effort. Families in need of back-to-school help can apply online or stop in to the office to fill out a paper form. Donations of back-to-school supplies are also current…
Q. Every year, my sister organizes a family reunion, which is held at a local botanical garden the weekend after Labor Day. She reserves the location and coordinates the food. There are usually 60-70 people, and the adults are assigned to “setup,” “serving” or “tear-down/cleanup” crews.
Q. My letter about how to deal with my wife about getting a second dog made it in your column. I never in my wildest dreams ever thought it would! This is a nightmare right out of a TV sitcom whereby the husband does something stupid that publicly humiliates his wife, and their neighbors and…
Heather Czerpak, on the staff of MedVet Pittsburgh, is among 10 finalists in the seventh annual American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards, sponsored by Zoetis Petcare.
In the most unique Miss Rain Day Scholarship Pageant since the annual event was first held 42 years ago, a Waynesburg teen was crowned 2020 Miss Rain Day.
Luann and Kerry Seifen, of Canonsburg, started giving out bags of food and clothing to people in need a couple years ago, after Luann had witnessed a woman on the side of a roadway holding up a sign that asked for help.
The California Area School District Foundation awarded a total of $8,550 in scholarship to 15 graduating seniors at California Area High School. The awardees are as follows:
The 5th annual 5K run, sponsored by Northwood Charitable Foundation and benefiting Washington City Misson’s Crabtree Kovacicek Veterans House is going completely virtual this year, but the organization is having a kickoff ceremony at City Mission, 84 West Wheeling Street, Washington, at 9 a.…
Q. What is the protocol when a dear friend repeatedly uses an incorrect word or incorrectly pronounces something when speaking to you? For instance, recently, my friend was speaking of the proper “protocol” for visiting a doctor’s office (under these pandemic conditions), but she said “porta…
A Penn State Extension webinar series on Food plots, which runs through Aug. 19, will help hunters who are now planting or plan to plant food plots in the future. There is a $10 fee to participate in each of the weekly webinars, and preregistration is required. The presentations will be held…
Q. I have been dating this guy for almost nine months, and we often talk about getting married. Yet, I find myself preoccupied with a small thing: He doesn’t accept my friend requests on Facebook. Several times now, I have sent him a friend request, and it hasn’t been accepted. After three d…
Introducing kids to unfamiliar flavors doesn’t have to be a frightful experience. Getting creative and taking cues from some beloved characters may be all it takes for families to explore produce in a new way and discover how delicious, satisfying and enjoyable fresh fruits and vegetables can be.