For those in need in Harrisburg area

Thanksgiving at Bethesda Mission

Bethesda Mission will host a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 23. The dinner will be held at the Men’s Shelter, located at 611 Reily Street, Harrisburg, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The …

Hbg Art Assoc's 'Linear Juxtapositions'

Sharing their creative visions

Five artists will share their creative visions with viewers at the Art Association’s galleries in “Linear Juxtapositions,” Dec. 1 through Jan. 4.

Christmas conundrum - Nov/Dec 2017

Every December my husband and my all-grown-up-kids drag me to the movies to see the latest holiday blockbuster.  As much as I love family traditions, …

Here’s how to budget for holiday gratuities

If the rate of spending during the holiday is any indication, generosity is in full force come the end of the year. During their second annual holiday debt survey, the financial resource MagnifyMoney …

The traditions of Christmas - Nov/Dec 2017

Why do people, Christians and non-Christians alike, wholly embrace the idea of Santa Claus and his reindeer? Why do people, Christians and non-Christians alike, wholly embrace the idea of Santa Claus and his reindeer?  Could it simply be the …

Making Strides 2017. 10/21/2017. City Island, Harrisburg, PA

Selfies. Selfies. Selfies!

Clinical trials - cancer breakthrough?

Myths & facts

Americans can all play a role in the fight against cancer. Every day, progress is made against cancer through innovative research, the dedication of scientists and the bravery of the more than 14 …

Your Guide To Caregivers in Central PA

Caregiver Guide 2018

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Making a difference

PUBLISHER'S NOTE - Nov/Dec 2017

Donating to our favorite charities this time of year used to be relatively easy and painless. We wrote some checks, gave away some toys and were …

My success story

Gaining the confidence to continue

Hi, my name is Lakeisha. I am a mother of three residing in Dauphin County. After making it out of a domestic violence situation I found myself unemployed, with very few options as far as getting …

Disaster relief

Guidelines for giving

This year’s hurricane season has reached historic proportions. These disasters have racked up numerous casualties, displaced tens of thousands of people and destroyed an unknown number of …

Ask the hard questions

Taking opioids for pain?

Opioids often are the go-to pain killer for everything from back aches and injuries to post-surgical pain, as evidenced by the more than 300 million prescriptions written each year. While they can …

Disproven & controversial

Breast cancer - know your risks

The American cancer Society reports there are many factors that research has shown are not linked to breast cancer. You may see information online or hear about these disproven or controversial risk …

Take Tubolita home

I'm the shy and sleepy senior gal

I'm the shy and sleepy senior gal who goes by Tubolita. I'm not sure I want to be called a senior -- I was probably born in 2012, which puts me at 5 years old. But I've also been a stray, and life's …