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Reduce Holiday Waste

The holiday season is a joyful time of year. But the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day also tend to be very wasteful. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that household waste increases by more than 25 percent during the holiday (read more)

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Family Fun and Activites

As the holiday season comes quickly upon us, once again it is important to remember that it is also a time for families to come together and spend quality time together as a family. So maybe give up that frenzied Saturday shopping and do something that wi (read more)

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Healthy Resolutions

Many people see the dawn of a new year as the perfect time to implement changes that they hope will have positive impacts on their lives in the year ahead. New Year’s resolutions have a way of falling by the wayside as the year progresses, but sticking wi (read more)

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Educational Gifts

So many toys and gadgets to choose from this holiday season. Where to start? Do you get that item that makes your child happy or are you the responsible parent? Or both? First, keep in mind that most toys provide an avenue of learning for a child. Childre (read more)

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Charitable giving this holiday season

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season, there are those out there who struggle to put food on the table on a daily basis and are in much need of finding the resources to put presents underneath the Christmas tree. The Christmas Holiday Bu (read more)

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Get insight on child’s school performance

It is the time of year when parents will make an annual visit to their child’s school for parent-teacher conferences. Making the most of that visit is important for insight into how your child is doing in school. There are two aspects of school life paren (read more)

Flu shots give protection to whole family

Although summer-like weather lingered into October in Northeastern Pennsylvania this year, the fall season is upon us and it’s time to turn our attention to things to come. This means it’s time to prepare ourselves for flu season and it is not too early t (read more)

Education and Tech

Students at the Lake Lehman School District in Luzerne County are about to embark on a virtual reality experience. The cost for 10 zSpace labs, developed by a California company, was approved by the school board earlier this summer at a cost of more than (read more)

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Student Loan Debt

Now more than ever, Pennsylvania students are leaving college with higher amounts of debt. A new report by the Project on Student Debt found that after four years in college, students left with an average of $34,798 in debt. The report looked at colleges (read more)


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