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(NAPSI)—With record-high real estate prices, a growing number of homeowners are remodeling or renovating their existing homes rather than buying new. Increased demand and continued supply chain … more
Who counts as essential? For Alvarez, it was clear: nursing home staff and corrections officers, who had no choice about going to work. more
(NAPSI)—One of the many long-lasting effects of the pandemic is a shift in the work-life balance. According to a survey by a world leader in travel deals, after a long year of sheltering at home, … more
REGION — Welcome, new residents. Welcome, visitors!  Here are some more suggestions on how to get along, how to settle in and what to watch out for. There’s a lot of wisdom out … more
Regardless of my age, size of my property, or financial situation, I plant. It is my therapy. I can talk to plants and they don’t answer, much like many expensive therapists. Gardening … more
(NAPSI)—You can get away from it all—without having to leave it all behind. Here’s how: Better than camping, even better than glamping, is traveling via recreational vehicle (RV). Don’t worry … more
Hey, chicken tenders! It’s Kristin, from the Chicken Librarian, here to tell you all about feeding those beautiful birds. If you caught us in the last Our County Home, you learned all about getting started with keeping chickens. This time, let’s dive in to discussing how to feed your birds. You’d think it was pretty straightforward, and it is, but there are a few things you need to know. more
This past year has been a challenge for many of us. Having to stay home, social distance and, in some cases, isolate, it’s no wonder we turn to our homes for comfort. One of the ways to create a comfortable home is to get organized and get rid of clutter. Organizing means different things to different people. With some, it’s paring down; others need more storage; and for most of us, it is a little of both. more
“I lived through the 1994 earthquake, and almost everything I had broke,” said Jonathan Charles Fox, River Reporter columnist and photojournalist. The Northridge Earthquake taught him that stuff “is not the be-all and end-all of existence.” more
(NAPSI)—If you’re like a lot of homeowners, your domicile is in danger from an insidious, invisible growth—mold—and you don’t even know it. That’s because for many people, mold conjures … more
(NAPSI)—You could be more comfortable at home for less money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, cleaning a HVAC system lets it run more efficiently. Clean, efficient systems … more
(NAPS)—Sunshine and warm weather have many people thinking about new workout options. If you’re ready to kickstart your fitness routine—but want to do so safely—consider these three simple … more
(NAPSI)—Weather today is challenging and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds home and business owners that it’s important to make sure you have the right outdoor power equipment … more
DEC announces Compost Awareness Week NEW YORK — The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has  announced that Compost Awareness Week is May 2 to 8 to raise awareness … more
(NAPSI)—After nearly a year at home and with access to more exercise resources and choices, including online workouts and classes, it’s easier than ever before to exercise from the comfort of … more
Emergency Management Office and Area Agency on Aging deliver COVID-19 vaccinations to homebound PIKE COUNTY, PA — Pike County’s Office of Emergency Management and Area Agency on Aging … more
(NAPS)—More Americans suffered extended power outages in 2020 than any year since Superstorm Sandy struck the New York area in 2012, according to Generac, owners of Power Outage Central, a … more
(NAPSI)—Just as people across the country celebrate Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program celebrates all the ways people collectively act to protect the planet … more
REGION — Tenants, remember this: No matter how badly the pandemic has hurt you, the rent is still due. You may not be evicted just yet for non-payment. The CDC extended the eviction … more
(NAPSI)—Despite years of talk about how 5G is going to transform everyone’s lives, most people haven’t experienced the lightning-fast speeds and incredible performance of it—yet.  … more
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