Lifestyles

“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.” As far back as 1823, when Clement Clarke Moore (or possibly Henry Livingston Jr.) wrote “A Visit From Saint Nicholas,” stockings were hung near the fireplace, awaiting a visit from Santa Claus. At...
For some people, the holiday season can be an exciting and special time of year. But for others, the holidays can bring up negative feelings including stress, anxiety or sadness. Here are a few tips to help put your mental health first and keep yourself centered and stress-free through the holiday...
Whether you’re braving the cold to find the perfect Hanukah gift or searching high and low for the ideal Christmas tree, there are plenty of opportunities to create special memories with your family this season. And there are ways to make each event a little warmer and fuzzier. “One of the best...
Each year, we announce the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). By law, federal benefits increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W). Usually, there is an increase in the benefit amount...
Soybean oil is a vegetable oil that’s extracted from the seeds of the soybean plant. Between 2018 and 2019, around 62 million tons (56 million metric tons) of soybean oil were produced around the globe, making it one of the most common cooking oils available (1). It’s also incredibly versatile and...
Michigan Blood/Versiti will hold a blood drive Wednesday, December 18th from 1:30 to 6:30 pm at the K of C Hall, 326 Water St. in Pinconning. Blood is extremely important. If you are 17 years of age, weigh at least 112 lbs. and have not donated in the last 8 weeks, please come in between 1:30 to 6...
Question: Someone stole my Social Security number, and it’s being used repeatedly. Does Social Security issue new Social Security numbers to victims of repeated identity theft? Answer: Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America, so you aren’t alone. If you’ve done all you can to...
For four years, I had the privilege of representing rural Bay County in the state House of Representatives. It was humbling in 2014 to win 63 percent of the primary vote in Bay County and 52 percent in the general election, and even more so -- after serving my first term --to win reelection in...
— Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 1 million units of blood could be transfused in the United States. Individuals are urged to give a lifesaving gift this holiday season by making an appointment to donate blood or platelets and help the American Red Cross ensure a sufficient supply is...
Starting on January 8, 2020, Social Security offices nationwide will be open to the public on Wednesday afternoons, Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, announced. This change restores Wednesday public service hours that were last in place in late 2012. “I don’t want someone to come to...

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