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May 2015 Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers, It’s been said that April showers bring May flowers. If only it were that easy. Every year around this time we find ourselves weeding, digging, planting, fertilizing, watering… and w ... CONTINUE READING

Pretty Perennials

By Kate D’Imperio Perennials make exceptional plantings for gardens, as they’ll typically come back every year, many times with very little maintenance. Perennials like daffodils, hyacinths and tu ... CONTINUE READING

May Flowers

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Happy Kids = Happy Moms: A Mother’s Day Revelation

Happy Kids = Happy Moms:  A Mother’s Day Revelation

By Kelli DiCesare I like to assess the “State of the Union” of our house various times a year.  This is not a practice my family enjoys, but I do it anyway… because I’m the mom. We moved to C ... CONTINUE READING

JR Peters

JR Peters

  By Ann Wlazelek The idiom “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow” aptly describes the Upper Macungie Township plant food maker JR Peters, Inc.  The family-run fertilizer business began in t ... CONTINUE READING

The Dime

The Dime

By Cathy Kiley   As we entered the front door of the Rennaissance Allentown Hotel, a friendly greeter led us to an elevator that would take us to the third floor. We were amazed at what we saw w ... CONTINUE READING

The Bushkill Stream Conservancy: Partnering for Conservation Success

By Ruth Heil   When busy people volunteer for time-consuming tasks, you can believe they care about what they are doing. One such collective of civic-minded volunteers run Northampton County’s ... CONTINUE READING

So Your Contractor Left You Stranded…

By Joshua Gildea Everyone knows the feeling, whether it has happened to you personally or to a friend or relative, when a construction project on their home doesn’t go as planned. A person’s home ... CONTINUE READING



by Liz Reph Located in Monroe County in the picturesque Pocono Mountains, the borough of Stroudsburg offers a unique combination of beautiful, historical sites, newly emerging businesses and a vibran ... CONTINUE READING