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Geisinger offering Super Saturday flu shot clinics

DANVILLE — The best defense against getting the flu is by getting a flu shot. This year, Geisinger is making it easier to get one by hosting three Super Saturday flu vaccine events through October. This Saturday, Sept. 18, is the first Super Saturday event. Select Geisinger community ...

Four frequently asked home food preservation questions

With gardens in full swing, Penn State Extension food safety educators will be receiving many more calls and emails about preserving fruits and vegetables. With that in mind, this is a good time to share some of the most common questions we receive and our responses — maybe it will answer a ...

Happenings from the Heisey

Welcome new members: Judy Walker, Peter Bowes, Lee and Pam Bowes, Rose Reeder, Dan Reeder, and Donna Doughety! Thank you for your support! Thank you to all who came to and/or volunteered at Wine in The Wilds! It was a great time. All who attended our free movie nights on the Heisey lawn ...

Walk Across Pa.

Spring is a great time to get outside and be more active! Penn State Extension is offering an eight-week walking program to help turn behaviors into healthy habits. The Physical Activity Guidelines say moderate activity, such as walking for at least 150 minutes a week, reduces stress and ...

The discovery of the Susquehanna Seal

Out of all the mystery creatures that people wonder about, water monsters are some of the most popular. Obviously, the Loch Ness Monster is the first one to come to mind, but a thorough list would also have to include South Bay Bessie, Raystown Ray, Georgia’s Altamaha-ha, and several ...

Zucchini bread is not a vegetable!

While harvesting zucchini from my garden, a social media post I saw several years ago came to mind. It was an older gentleman walking around his neighborhood at night depositing zucchini-filled bags on his neighbor’s doorsteps! Maybe you are also wondering what to do with all your ...