Mt. Pocono based non-wovens company taps Technical Sales Mgr.

Seasoned professional Abelli named to post at Monadnock Dino Abelli has joined Monadnock Non-Wovens LLC as Technical Sales Manager covering industrial air and liquid filtration markets. Abelli comes to Monadnock, based in Mount Pocono, with more than 35 years of experience in a variety of non-wovens, filtration and related technical »»Read Full Post


“stuff ‘round the mill” “If the mind's not strong, the body acts weak, even if it's not. If the mind says it's too cold or too rainy or too windy to run, the body will be more than happy to agree. If the mind says it would be better to »»Read Full Post

How I Got My Very Own "Lost In Space" Robot

It was with a tinge of sadness and nostalgia that I read of the death of the creator of Robot from TV’s “Lost in Space.” As a kid, I was a huge fan of the somewhat hokey but for its time, very cool sci-fi series. It had aliens, a pretty set of »»Read Full Post

What not to wear

It’s a good thing “Mad Men” is calling it a day at circa 1970, because the clothing is still beautiful then. Any further into the decade and Don Draper might put on a leisure suit, and I don’t think we want to see that. Or, edging into the ‘80s, can »»Read Full Post

Germanwings Flight 9525

When I first learned about the crash of Germanwings Fight 9525, I was doing Internet research on my computer. As a freelance journalist, a lot of my time is devoted to thinking of story ideas and then investigating the viability of them. On the day of the tragedy, I happened »»Read Full Post

Be Prepared for Outdoor Weddings

The Scout Motto is ‘be prepared,’ and that’s exactly what I advocate for outdoor weddings. I am often amazed at how unprepared couples, especially brides, and wedding guests are for an outdoor wedding. Weather is always an important factor in how you will enjoy the outdoor celebration. Too hot, too »»Read Full Post

1979: Season's first snowfall

Looking back: East Stroudsburg Train Station Snow-laden power lines gave out under the stress of heavy snow as the season's first snowfall hit the Poconos on Oct. 10, 1979, leaving parts of the Slate Belt, Delaware Water Gap and Shawnee-on-Delaware without electricity for several hours. The half-inch snowfall mirror the Oct. »»Read Full Post

Tips for a Bathing Suit Body by Memorial Day!

10 Tips to Bathing Suit Body 1)                  Visualize yourself slim. This creates a road map in your subconscious which govern our habits and behavioral patterns.  Visualization can help to fire neurotransmitters throughout your body to make the feat possible.  Spend a few minutes everyday to creating your ideal body image. »»Read Full Post

Easter Bonnet cupcakes

In your Easter bonnet with all the frills upon it, you'll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade. -Irving Berlin   I made my own parade of hats, cupcake style.   I didn't go with outrageous. I was feeling all pastel-ee and took my inspiration from these pearl decorations »»Read Full Post