Good Friday and Gardening and How Not to Go Easter Egg Hunt | Appalachian Highlands

Good Friday and Gardening and How Not to Go Easter Egg Hunt |  Appalachian Highlands

Today is Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of Holy Week for many denominations in Western Christianity. That means, of course, that Good Friday is in five days. And next Sunday is Easter. Good Friday and Easter always bring me fond and fun memories of my paternal grandmother, Maude Ward Osborne. Momaw, as my siblings … Read more

Thousands rally in LA to fight back against COVID-19 vaccine mandates | health

Thousands rally in LA to fight back against COVID-19 vaccine mandates |  health

By DAMIAN DOVARGANES – Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people, including truckers and firefighters from across the country, gathered in front of Los Angeles City Hall on Sunday to protest vaccination regulations aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19. The crowd gathered in Grand Park to listen to speakers and performers, while … Read more

Judge Rules US Military Cannot Dismiss HIV-Positive Troops | health

Judge Rules US Military Cannot Dismiss HIV-Positive Troops |  health

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. soldiers who are HIV-positive cannot be fired or barred from becoming an officer simply because they have the virus, a federal judge in Virginia ruled. Supporters say it is one of the strongest rulings for people living with HIV in years. The cases involved two service members the Air Force … Read more

Judge Rules US Military Cannot Dismiss HIV-Positive Troops | health

Judge Rules US Military Cannot Dismiss HIV-Positive Troops |  health

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. soldiers who are HIV-positive cannot be fired or barred from becoming an officer simply because they have the virus, a federal judge in Virginia ruled. Advocates say it is one of the strongest rulings in years for people living with HIV. The cases involved two service members the Air Force … Read more

It’s just not cricket! Food safety concerns could put an end to the traditional tea break

It's just not cricket!  Food safety concerns could put an end to the traditional tea break

The decades-long tradition of cricket clubs offering tea to visitors, players and match officials is at risk of dying as more than 100 clubs are forced to abandon their staples during the game over food safety concerns. Cricket leagues say their members are worried about being sued if someone has an allergic reaction and the … Read more

Woman with a PhD and two jobs forced to rely on the food bank due to the cost of living crisis

Trustee Tricia Reilly-Hurst says Perry

Perry’s Pantry, a food bank in Didsbury, Manchester, helps more than 50 families who cannot afford to support themselves locally Trustee Tricia Reilly-Hurst says Perry’s Pantry Foodbank in Didsbury has seen an increase in remittances due to the cost of living crisis ( Image: Manchester Evening News) A PhD woman who works two jobs has … Read more

How to dress like a grown-up with Shane Watson: Be fashion-forward in an elegant springtime knit

Kendall Jenner (pictured) in a knit crop top in New York.  Shane Watson says she recommends the sleeveless sweater or tank top

For those of us who are into fashion but not the silly stuff — you won’t be reading about that tiny bag that’s too small to fit a phone in here — there are certain fashion terms that arouse suspicion. A sleeveless coat is one. Carrot-shaped pants, another one that’s popping up a lot these … Read more