Things You Should Never Buy New

Who doesn’t love to buy something shiny and new, whether it’s a piece of furniture, a new appliance or a piece of clothing? There’s certainly nothing wrong with enjoying a shopping score, but if you’re looking to save money, there are certain items that just don’t make money sense to buy brand new. Several items lose…

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Still time to plan a summer trip!

Have you already planned your summer trip? Travelers have been making up for lost time early in 2021, scheduling trips after staying at home in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Travel polls suggest 66% of Americans are planning a summer trip. Of those, about one-third already have made reservations. After more than a year of…

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HOW DO YOU KEEP YOUR PET COOL?

We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being over eager in hot weather can spell danger. It’s important to know that both indoor cats and park-playing dogs are at risk of overheating, depending on their environment and activity level. To keep your pet safe from sweltering…

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SUMMER’S ALMOST HERE!

With summer right around the corner and life getting back to “normal”, this is the time when many of us want to improve our health and fitness. While having specific health and fitness goals in mind is excellent, people often go to extremes to accomplish these goals. They try the newest fad diet or workout…

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TURN YOUR CLUTTER INTO CASH

If your house looks anything like mine, you’ve got a lot of unused stuff lurking in your closets, basement, and attic. Old furniture, tools you haven’t used in years, still-working electronic gadgets that have been replaced by newer ones, equipment for sports you no longer play — it’s all perfectly usable, but right now, all…

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Camping season is just around the corner

  With the official start of camping season just around the corner, you should start planning with the reservation of campsites. Make sure to find out what Covid-19 regulations they have in place and what you are allowed to have and not have.   Are you using a tent?  If so, make sure you know…

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LACKAWANNA COUNTY TAX CLAIM BUREAU

THE LACKAWANNA COUNTY TAX CLAIM BUREAU NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of Lackawanna, through its Tax Claim Bureau, will hold a Judicial Sale under the Pennsylvania Real Estate Tax Law of 1947, as amended, commencing at 10:00 A.M. on the 26th day of April, 2021, at the Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage…

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Put Your Money where your HOME is!

Put Your MONEY where your HOME is! It’s no secret that COVID-19 related closures and restrictions have impacted many small businesses in numerous challenging ways. The global pandemic has thrown one too many hurdles in the path of nearly every small business owner, constantly testing their ability to profitably adjust their business model and keep…

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WINTER FUN!

Although a lot of us have grown up in NEPA — many have watched winter approach with a pit in their stomach. Cold weather brings to mind short, frigid days and long, dark nights, with the sun setting long before the work day even ends. As the coronavirus pandemic stretches into nearly a full year…

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The year that everything changed!

The year that everything changed!   How will you remember 2020? A year of stress and strain? Or as a year of resilience? Perhaps the key question isn’t how we remember 2020, but how are we approaching 2021? “When will this pandemic end?” is a question we’ve heard with increasing frequency this year. As 2020…

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