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Funeral Services set for Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge

March 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Joni Sledge  (Courtesy of Rogers and Cowan) Funeral services for Joni Sledge are set for Saturday March 25,  9 a.m. at Deliverance Evangelistic Church, 2001 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia. The interment will follow in Ivy Hill Cemetery. Joni Sledge, founding member of Philadelphia’s own Sister Sledge, died Friday, March 10, in her home…

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‘Nova Goes Dancing Again

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Creighton’s Marcus Foster (0) drives past Villanova’s Eric Paschall (4) and Jalen Brunson (1) during the second half of a championship NCAA college basketball game in the finals of the Big East men’s tournament Saturday, March 11, 2017, in New York. Villanova won 74-60.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) The Villanova University Wildcats are…

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Berks Jazz Fest: Great jazz happens here!

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Diva Jazz Orchestra READING, PA–For most people, the arrival of March means spring is here. For those of us that live in Pennsylvania’s Americana Region, March means Berks Jazz Fest is back. This year is no exception. From March 31-April 9, the 27th Annual Berks Jazz Fest returns to entertain with pre-fest concerts…

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Smooth Traveler: The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

March 18, 2017

By Renée S. Gordon “I bring you one of the bravest and best persons on this continent.” –John Brown’s Introduction of Tubman to Wendell Phillips On March 10, the 104th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s death,  Maryland’s Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center opened. She was nearly 95 years old when she died in Auburn, New…

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Burgers: A blended take on family favorites

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Marinated Mushroom Bowls with Lentils and Wild Rice Family Features It’s not always easy to create meals that are both nutritious and satisfying. Managing intake of added sugar and saturated fat takes effort and planning, but transforming your favorite recipes into more nutritious family meals can be simpler than you imagined. The nutrient-dense…

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Know your numbers Men’s Health Initiative 2017 at Enon

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  A participant at the Men’s Health Initiative 2017 at Enon, enjoys the perks of the program to get healthier.  (Photo: Enon Tabernacle/Facebook) High blood pressure, poor cholesterol levels and high body mass index dramatically contribute to the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Ignorance is no longer bliss and so Enon encouraged men…

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Four ways to stretch your health benefits

March 18, 2017

Family Features Employees often enroll in medical insurance plans for protection against unpredictable events, sudden illness or serious health concerns that may result in expensive medical bills. Getting the most from your benefits requires understanding coverages and deductibles, as well as taking advantage of voluntary benefits, like dental, vision and hearing, to stay healthy and…

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Savvy Senior: How To Stop Snoring

March 18, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior, Over the past few years my 57-year-old husband’s snoring has gotten much worse. It’s to the point that I have to either wear earplugs or move to a different room. Any suggestions? Sleep Deprived Susan Dear Susan, Snoring is a very common problem that often gets worse with age. Around 37 million…

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Know your numbers Men’s Health Initiative 2017 at Enon

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By Georgia Nicols All Signs: The Sun changes signs 12 times a year, and when it does,...

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Funeral Services set for Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge

March 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Joni Sledge  (Courtesy of Rogers and Cowan) Funeral services for Joni Sledge are set for...

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