Bird watching in the summer requires a keen eye. Birds aren’t out with their flashy colors and songs as they are in the spring, working to attract mates. They’re staying at their nests, protecting their nests.

Ted Nagy is an RN by profession, but even he wasn’t prepared for what happened on Sunday when his fiancée, Sarah Morello, gave birth to the couple’s second child in the car, en-route to the hospital.

Cub Scout Pack 211 out of Hyatt Elementary in Linden recently worked on a project to help support our troops. The Scouts and their parents came together with donations and packed them to ship to military troops who are currently spending their holidays overseas.

Looking at the ingredients on the label of your lotion, soaps, nail polish and other beauty products, you might see formaldehyde or formaldehyde-releasing products. Used as a preservative in cosmetics, this colorless and odorless gas has been deemed safe at low levels by the Federal Drug Adm…

The Fenton Titanium Tigers robotics team is in its fourth year at Fenton High School and have made many accomplishments for such a young team. Each year the FIRST robotics competition changes and this year the game was called SteamWorks.

It’s 2 a.m. on a Thursday and you’re still up watching TV. While insomnia is hitting hard, so are the infomercials, the only thing on at the time.

If your family includes a fourth-grade student, you might want to pack a bag with them and enjoy their free visit to any national park in the U.S. this year, thanks to the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration in 2016.

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  We all like to plan ahead for special events and family time, often based on our child’s school calendar. Here are some important dates to remember:

 The family of Jeff and Sharon Stone of Fenton Township have awarded a total of $132,300 in college scholarships to deserving seniors in the Lake Fenton school district since 2004 — in memory of their son, Brad, who passed away July 1, 2000, at age 12. They’ve awarded another $81,500 in coll…

 Physical activity and proper diet and nutrition can help people age 50 and older maintain their physical health. But there are also ways aging men and women can preserve brain health in an effort to prevent or delay the cognitive decline that affects millions of seniors across the globe.

Right-handed people usually have no idea, or give much thought to what the “lefties” (sometimes called ‘south paws’) in their circle of family and friends go through on a regular basis.

Fenton Twp. — On a Tuesday afternoon, eight women gather around a kitchen. A pot of milk heats up on the stove, and there are cookies and crackers on the table.

Visiting an island for a vacation is a dream for many, but living on an island is just a typical day for many fortunate tri-county area residents.

So, you got the itch, bought a fully decked out boat with all the bells and whistles and now look forward to hanging out on the water this summer.

American healthcare is reactive, not proactive, meaning our system places more importance on treating lung cancer than it does on encouraging people not to smoke.

Some people can remember every day of their lives, and some people can’t even remember what they had for breakfast this morning.

If you live in the tri-county area, there are only two seasons of the year: winter and boating.

Hemlines and hairstyles may go up and down, but one thing about proms hasn’t changed over the decades — it’s still a defining moment for many people as they look back at their high school years.

The “most exciting two minutes in sports” is coming up this Saturday, May, with the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby, at Churchill downs, Kentucky.

Any mother who has had one or more 15 year olds move through the family ranks has heard these words — “I hate chu Mom!”

With more and more people choosing cremation over burial for their own or loved ones’ remains, some are finding creative ways to preserve the ashes.

This time of year, flowers take center stage at our homes as we celebrate the coming of spring, plus many special occasions from prom to Mother’s Day, and the planting of our own gardens. Flowers have always been infused with symbolism and meaning, bringing a beautiful yet subtle way to comm…

Everyone who has dogs for pets has a story to tell about their best friends — even if it’s strange or not so nice.

Moviegoers might not have to pay more than $10 for one ticket to watch a movie at the theater. Instead, they could watch that same movie in the comfort of your own home on the same day it is released.

The ideas of conflict and rivalry have never been more present in pop culture. With huge blockbusters like “Captain America: Civil War,” coming to theaters May 6, and the recently released “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the two movies ultimately are pitting the two biggest comic comp…

Don’t be surprised if the person who helps you out to your car with your groceries is older than you are.

The start of the golf season and competitions, like the Masters golf tournament, which starts with round one on April 7, always brings back memories of an old friend I knew during my early adult years, living in the suburbs of Chicago.

Who hasn’t dreamed about experiencing the lush fairways, sparkling white sand bunkers and blooming azaleas, not to mention world-class golf, at the annual tradition of the Masters golf tournament.

While working at a golf course in college, Rick Slaght, 36, a Linden native, fell in love with the game and pursued it as a career. He’s in the process of moving back to Linden with his wife, Meghan, and their 2-year-old son, Jack. After being an assistant golf professional at Warwick Hills …

You may want to crank up your air conditioner and spend more time on the beach this summer, as long-term projections for spring and summer are calling for above-average temperatures.


“I like shrimp, a lot. I also like spicy food. This dish is enough for two (if you double the shrimp!) What can I say, I only had enough shrimp for me! Seriously this might be the best tasting shrimp I’ve ever eaten in my life!” — Trish

Sometimes we all just need a little SLOW roasted BBQ to tame the soul. I got the idea for these ribs from, and their take on Maple Cayenne Ribs. — Trish

It happens every time I go to the farmers market. I see all the beautiful vegetables and end up going hog wild. The prices are amazing - which leads to a counter-top full of vegetables that no one can reasonably use before the next visit to the market! It’s an obsession!