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  • FSS Lifts Up Local Family0

    Interest rates are up, inflation is up, and don’t even get me started on the craziness of high food prices. True, there will always be financial ups and downs in life, but for some people, even the slightest increase in a bill or a minor change in circumstance can mean the difference in being able

  • Rise Up Village Bakery Serves Community0

    You hear a lot about second chances and how rare they actually are, especially for individuals who have spent time in prison. To compound this problem, recidivism rates are high, as many people who serve their time quickly relapse into the type of behavior that landed them in prison in the first place. This is

  • Local Strongman Wins Pagoda City Showdown

    Local Strongman Wins Pagoda City Showdown0

    On May 18th, local strongman Adam Grimes competed at the Pagoda City Showdown in Reading. The competition had a total of 71 competitors amongst all divisions, making it the biggest competition in PA this year. Grimes competed in the Men’s Super Heavyweight division, which has the heaviest events and lifts of the show, and was

  • Mahonski Wins Wrestling Gold — Again!

    Mahonski Wins Wrestling Gold — Again!0

    Wrestling legend and hometown hero Rick Mahonski dusted off his headgear after decades of athletic retirement to take on some of the world’s best master wrestlers. Some of Mahonski’s accolades include: 1972 PA State Champion, 1974 NCAA D3 National runner-up, Team member 1974 D3 National Champions (Wilkes College), 1976 EIAA D1 runner-up, West Branch Wrestling

  • United Churches Food Pantry Feeds Those in Need0

    A few weeks back, I wrote an article about the growing issue of food insecurity, which can be defined as the lack of access to food of sufficient quantity or quality to meet a person’s basic nutritional needs. According to the Department of Human Services, approximately 1.7 million people suffer from food insecurity daily in

  • Maternal Mental Health Day/Week Raise Awareness0

    *This article is for educational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice. Consult with your primary care physician if you have medical questions or concerns. When it comes to holidays in the month of May, most people think of Mother’s Day (celebrated the second Sunday in May). May is also significant for moms


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