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Letters to the Editor: January 21, 2015

How to switch schools


A perfect time for a health makeover

It’s a new year, which means it’s the perfect time for a health makeover. First stop: your recipe box. Don’t be fooled into thinking you have to choose either healthy or delicious; with a few simple swaps, you are able to have a nutritious meal on the table the entire family will enjoy. Below are suggestions for healthy recipe substitutions, ingredients to limit and cooking techniques to more frequently use. Now it’s time to grab your favorite family recipe, tie those apron strings and get cooking.


Letters to the Editor: January 14, 2015

Put cameras on police


Op-ed: Ring in 2015 with new health insurance

As we begin the new year, our minds turn to resolutions for the year ahead. And so often, those resolutions include taking steps for better health, like improving your diet, exercising more and ending bad habits.


Strawberry Sponge Cake

Last Sunday night, the doors to Highclere Castle swung open once again. We were welcomed to a new season of Downton Abbey. It was just brilliant to again be in the home of Lord and Lady Grantham.


Letters to the Editor: January 7, 2015

Who mourns police?


Op-Ed: Republican Party takes control of Congress

November’s election was an overwhelming rejection of the status quo in Washington. The results yielded a nine-seat gain for Republicans in the Senate – the biggest swing in 34 years – and the largest Republican majority in the House since 1928.


Op-Ed: Begin with a healthier 2015

As we begin the new year, our minds turn to resolutions for the year ahead. And so often, those resolutions include taking steps for better health, like improving your diet, exercising more and ending bad habits.


Good drinks for bad movies

Sharknado? Attack of the Killer Tomatoes? — I questioned aloud and with conviction. “You’ve got to be kidding!” These were a couple of Saturday night “specials” that the movie watchers at my house recently picked from the long, unfortunate list of a “Le Bad Cinema” section of a Rotten Tomatoes-type website.


Timeless appetizers

Good Bye to the Old Year… Hello to the New… Make a toast to a Good Year…Grab an appetizer or two, or three….