| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines charity as "benevolent goodwill toward or love of humanity." And in a nutshell, that is what The Herald-Mail Nonprofit Wish List hopes to encourage with this list.
This list is a two-step project. The first was a call-...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:02 PM
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito Tuesday led a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new access road into the Tabler Station Business Park that’s under construction in Berkeley County.
The ceremony was held in the main terminal building at the Eastern...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:00 PM
It's the night before Santa arrives and the house is as quiet as a Christmas mouse — except for the sounds of wind whipping through the attic and down the drafty chimney.
Maybe extra insulation and caulking should be on your holiday wish list....
| Dec 16, 2011
What the world really needs is a way to persuade roofers to be quieter.
Lacking that, they should be required to spend a few years working on the late beats of morning newspapers before they go into the roofing business. That might help them develop more...
| Mar 6, 2011
It was always a quiet block, everyone would say afterward. Maybe it was. Or maybe the 500 block of N. 13th Street in Allentown only seemed so in retrospect.
The night was cold and characteristically still as a man made his way along Allen Street. He...
| Mar 12, 2009
"Oh I was a total workaholic," laughs former history teacher and amateur artist Pam Galvani. She can laugh now, but her non-stop pace nearly took her life.
"I was not able to function on a reliable basis in the classroom, so I had to quit work."
| Jul 22, 2009
Shingles is a painful, and somewhat mysterious, skin disease that affects people who have had chicken pox. It may occur spontaneously or may be induced by stress, fever, radiation therapy, tissue damage or immunosupression.
Dr. Oanh Lauring, chief of...
| Aug 12, 2009
Q: Once you get a disease such as chickenpox or the flu, how does it change your immune system?
A: Your immune system is like an army that is ready to spot and stop invaders like the viruses that cause chickenpox and the flu. Your immune system also goes...
| Dec 14, 2009
Research shows that there are two major factors that impact aging - those caused by the genes we inherit and those changes caused by environmental factors, such as exposure to the sun's rays, illness or lack of personal hygiene.
While little can be...
| Jun 8, 2009
| 12:44 PM
Mr. Fix-it answers listeners' questions about home improvement.
Lou Manfredini is host of the widely popular "Mr. Fix It" call-in show heard Saturday mornings, 6-9 a.m. on WGN Radio 720 AM throughout the Chicagoland market. Since 1995, Lou has...
| Sep 18, 2009
He never missed a day, never called in sick, and never got a welcome like the one he received Friday.
"We are pulling for you" one employee yells out.
They are pulling for him because so many people thought they'd never see Kuss again.
On August 13th,...
| Sep 16, 2009
Q: I'm a 64-year-old female with shingles. I have severe pain in the breastbone and back and a small rash under my breast. I cannot tolerate Valtrex, which fights the varicella-zoster virus that causes shingles. Will I definitely get post-herpetic...