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Macaroni and cheese, please!

It’s been one cold winter. Both body and soul need some soothing.


Editorial: Time to meet the candidates

We’re going to see a lot of candidates between now and the May 19 primary election, and some of them can be expected to drop by local neighborhood meetings.


One’s purpose can be redefined during senior years

Does one’s purpose need to be redefined throughout the course of life or is it defined during the early years?


Letters to the Editor: February 25, 2015

Flying a tattered flag


Philadephia pepper pot soup

Did Pepper Pot Soup play a role in winning the American Revolution? Is it  “the soup that won the war,” or is that just a lot of tripe?


Letters to the Editor: February 18, 2015

A plan to improve voting


Shanghai stir-fry

According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2015 is the Year of the Sheep. The Chinese New Year is all about wishing good luck, good health and good fortune. Red is the good luck color to wear, the color to chase away any evil. Gifts of money in red envelopes are good luck, too. (That’s for sure!)


A nutrient-dense diet will help strengthen your heart

A nutrient-dense diet is an important step toward a healthy heart.


Support is available for new caretakers

Caretakers come in all sizes, shapes, genders and ethnicities.


Cupid’s chocolate cake

Perhaps Charles Schulz’s Peanuts character, Lucy Van Pelt, said it best, “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” And maybe some port wine, too.