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By Bette Banjack|

Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Overlooked but valuable antiques

Ever wonder what valuable antiques are hiding in your house? There are many antiques, works of art, and collectibles that have significant value which many people want you to just toss out with the trash or put out on your front lawn at a low market p...

By Lori Verderame|


  • Lifestyle

    the table: BANNACK, MONTANA — NOW & THEN

    Let me tell you how I first heard about Bannack, Montana. While surfing the TV with the remote (over 200 channels and still it seems there is not much to watch). I saw my name “BANJACK” flash across the screen. So, I stopped to watch and discovered it was Bannack and not Banjack, Montana. The show I happened upon was “Expedition Unknown” with Josh Gates. Being me, due to the similarity I had to check it out.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Food

    THAT’S A WRAP: Wonton wrappers make easy New Year’s apps

    When Christy Denney thinks of wonton wrappers, one word comes to mind: possibilities.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    NUTRITION: Resolve for a healthy workplace makeover in 2017

    Now that 2017 is nearly here, many have started thinking about New Year’s resolutions. While we’re often well-intentioned during this time of self-reflection and goal-setting, very few of those who make resolutions will actually reach their goal in the new year.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • Home

    International fitness calendar features Pottstown area No Excuse Moms

    POTTSTOWN >> A group of local moms showed just how confident they are with their bodies when they posed for a worldwide calendar for fit parents.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • Christmas

    Photos: Living Nativity at Sacred Heart Church, Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT >> Sacred Heart Church presented its annual living Nativity Wednesday evening ― inside the church building, so participants and guests were not exposed to the frigid temperatures outside. The Blades family ― Eric, Megan and Penelope― portrayed the family whose story changed the course of history two millennia ago.

    Digital First Media Staff|

  • Food

    ’Tis the season for bubbly drinks

    This holiday season, wow guests with festive, bubbly drinks that are sure to please. Whether you’re hosting brunch, cocktails or dinner, local experts have you covered, starting with a Champagne Mojito.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Two holiday hot toddies to enjoy

    Sip on these on a cold winter’s night.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Spirituality

    FAITH: Reflections on the Season of Waiting

    What are you waiting for? How many times are we asked this question at this time of year? What are you waiting for? Cookies to be baked? Candles to be lit? Gifts to be wrapped? Cards to be sent?


  • Food

    FOOD: Go ape for monkey bread

    Editor’s note: Scroll down for the classic brioche, caramel drizzle glaze and Monkey Dunkey Bread recipes.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    In her latest PBS special, Lidia Bastianich explores the lives of American veterans

    In her latest one-hour PBS special, Chef Lidia Bastianich demonstrates that it doesn’t have to be Veterans’ Day or Memorial Day to honor members of the American armed services — any holiday will do.

    By Dutch Godshalk @dutchgodshalk on Twitter|

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