Not so fast, it isn't Christmas yet

For anything really nice—clothing, a unique gift—I shop locally. For everything else, there’s Ocean State Job Lot, a chain I discovered in the 1980s when visiting my mother in Rhode Island. A store had opened around the corner from where she lived, and every time I went to see her, »»Read Full Post

Black bears: Pennsylvania's majestic animal

I've had a fascination with bears for some time. Amazing animals if you ask me. Some can grow very large in Pennsylvania, but can run upwards of 25 miles per hour, can climb way up a tree, swim across a lake or river, and sometimes act like they don't have »»Read Full Post

1974: Little Brown Jug's new look

Henrietta Baldwin, widow of the late Martin S. "Marty" Baldwin, flanked by then-Stroudsburg High School athletic director Wayne Hulsizer and East Stroudsburg counterpart Jack Kist, is shown in 1974 (right) holding the Little Brown Jug. The trophy had been recently refurbished. Marty, who died in August '74, originally donated the »»Read Full Post

Band or DJ – it’s a difficult choice

Many couples wonder if they should hire a live band or a DJ for their wedding. There are two, or even three parts of a traditional wedding celebration that benefit greatly from music: The ceremony, the cocktail hour, and the reception. Deciding what music to have and who will provide »»Read Full Post

Benefits of Sprinting

Will sprinting help me burn fat? What are the benefits of sprinting? Sprinting WILL help you burn fat and burn fat faster than a lower intensity workout such as jogging or going for a long run. Cardio fitness helps the heart to pump stronger and more efficiently and your muscles »»Read Full Post

Pocono Pines Realtor gets top honor

Barker of Realty Executives named PMAR’s Realtor of the Year Denise Barker of Realty Executives Pocono Pines has been honored by the Pocono Mountains Association of Realtors with the Realtor of the Year Award. The award was presented to Barker at the PMAR Installation of Officers reception held  recently at »»Read Full Post

stuff ‘round the mill Sunday marked 26 weeks to the Pocono Marathon! So Monday I started my 26 week program to prepare for that heavenly 26.2 mile romp coming next May. I will have 8 weeks of serious base building to prepare for the 18 program I will follow. I’m »»Read Full Post