Bike accident tragedy touches us all

It’s numbing. Sad. Tragic. The death of John Anczarski of Ringtown as a result of injuries suffered when the bike he was riding was struck by a car in New Mexico on Monday has touched many people in our area and nationwide. The 19-year-old and three friends from...

66 and a new mom — to triplets

Imagine being 66 years old and a mother for the first time. But it’s not just one baby. It’s triplets. Sound ridiculous? It may, but it’s apparently true. The website cnn.com featured a story about Bhateri Devi in India who gave birth to the three...

Thanks Dad!

Father’s Day is Sunday, so don’t forget to honor dad or those father figures in your life on their special day, whether it’s with a hug, a card, another necktie or a cookout featuring his favorite foods. According to www.theholidayspot.com,...

Common threads connect

Irish ceili dancing. Cooking. Hanging with and taking care of Jacob. Going to McDonald’s. What are these items? They’re a few things that my daughter, Amber, and I enjoy doing together. As of Wednesday evening, doing Zumba and wearing Silly Bandz were...

What to do, what to do

School’s out for summer officially in Schuylkill County, and kids everywhere are rejoicing. It’s time to sleep in (if you don’t have to get up and head to day care or the baby-sitter), forget about schoolwork (but don’t forget to read a book or...