Boomer Blog: May the Force of the New Year be with us

I am not well-versed in the basics or the minutiae of the Star Wars franchise. More than one nephew will cringe to hear that I occasionally confuse St...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog – That stuff in the back of the cupboard

I recently happened across a picture of Esquire shoe polish. The flat, round metal can of pasty cream helped me recall any Saturday night before a Sun...

November 9th, 2015 |  


Mechanicsburg Public Library expanding hours

Expanded hours are coming to the Mechanicsburg Public Library. Jan. 4, 2016, launches expanded hours of Monday through Friday: open at 10 a.m. and clo...

October 27th, 2015 |  



Ohio attempts to drug test welfare applicants

Ohio legislators recently introduced a bill that would require those seeking government assistance to submit to drug screening and testing.Failing the...

August 17th, 2015 |  


Farm subsidies a hot-button topic

In a week of blockbuster United States Supreme Court rulings last month that included decisions ranging from gay marriage to voting rights and the Aff...

August 7th, 2015 |