Is there a ‘perfect’ role model?

Celebrity role models are hard to come by. Too many times starlets, socialites and athletes end up in a bad spotlight, be it a risque video or outfit or an outing gone awry. Unfortunately, that light is glaring on teen pop star Miley Cyrus. The 15-year-old...

Meet me at the theater

The past two weekends found me and Amber at the theater. Local stages brought favorite characters to life. On April 12, we watched the Blue Mountain Drama Club present Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" in the high school auditorium. On April 19, we...

Family fest worth the trip

Saturday's outing to the second Family Fun Festival at the Schuylkill County Fairgrounds was a worthwhile venture. The event, sponsored by the Community Engagement for Early Childhood Development Team for Schuylkill County, featured everything from bounce houses...

Song’s message hits home

Did you ever get a song stuck in your head that brings many thoughts to mind? It happens to me quite often. Today, it's Trace Adkins' "You're Gonna Miss This." The song's three verses deal with a girl in different phases of life. In the...