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Making your Halloween a healthy holiday

Free Halloween candy can be pretty scary for parents.

Op-Ed: Programs like SPIN dependent on state passing budget

Current research concludes that a child’s brain is 90 percent developed by age 5. This means that the preschool years are the most important for our children’s mental, social and emotional growth. Studies also suggest that every dollar spent on high-quality preschool saves society from $9 to $13 in future costs: less specialized education, less crime, fewer school dropouts and lower unemployment. How many other investments can boast those returns? How many others even come close to the importance of investing in a young child’s development, education and future?

To keep a marriage strong, it’s chair and chair alike

When we were married all those years ago, I promised to love and cherish my husband. I continue to do just that. But I don’t recall pledging anything about loving and cherishing an object that has become his appendage.

Letters to the Editor: October 21, 2015

King is a talented writer

Enjoy a nutritious meal with the family

Family dinners are a time to spend time with the ones you love, catch up with family, and enjoy a nutritious meal.

Op-ed: White weighs in on budget

People from Bustleton, Parkwood and Somerton have contacted my office telling me not to vote in favor of a tax increase because their family cannot afford a pay cut.

Letters to the Editor: October 14, 2015

Trump tax plan no good

Autumn, apples and a crock pot

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

Savor the flavor of apples

I throw the apple at you, and if you are willing to love me, take it and share your girlhood with me; but if your thoughts are what I pray they are not, even then take it, and consider how short-lived is beauty.

Letters to the Editor: October 7, 2015

Thanks, Officer Carey