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Letters to the Editor: October 28, 2015

Tinney wants to better serve the Northeast

Halloween goodies

Nobody likes me

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?

Making your Halloween a healthy holiday

Free Halloween candy can be pretty scary for parents.

Local dietician offers tips for a gluten-free diet

A gluten-free diet is not a temporary weight loss or health fad but rather a lifelong survival plan for more than 3 million Americans who live with celiac disease.

Letters to the Editor: October 21, 2015

King is a talented writer

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.

Enjoy a taste of Poland with Golabki

My mother’s maiden name was a series of consonants that contained no vowels until the “i” that ended in “ski.” This lasted until first grade, when she encountered the nuns at St. Veronica’s School. In America, her Polish-born parents were told that all words needed vowels between the consonants. And so her Polish name became Americanized. From that day forward, there were two spellings of her last name — the original Polish version and the American one. Words were important then, and so was assimilating into the American culture.  

Cooking nutritious meals for the whole family

Local dietitian offers healthy recipes that can be on the kitchen table in no time. 

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.