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Health, Lifestyles & History

Hints From Heloise for Oct. 23

Dear Readers: With cold winter weather approaching, this is the time to give your roof a visual inspection. Here is a safe way to do it. Get a ladder and use binoculars to examine the roof. If this task seems daunting, hire a professional to do the job. Here’s what should be done. 1. Check ...

From The Telegraph Files

Without any notes on the back to go on, all we can do is guess that this group of studious-looking women were in a secretary class, or perhaps a typing class, but whether they were in high school or taking post-graduation classes is unknown. The man and woman standing are probably the ...

Greater Nashua Flashback

The names of the ladies and gentlemen in this photo weren’t available, but there’s a good chance readers will recognize at least some of them. What we do know is the reason they gathered together that day – the grand opening of the new, consolidated home of Nashua’s YWCA and YMCA on ...

Family is where you are; provide a welcome home with open arms

Dear Annie: I identified with the military family who was expected to go to their parents’ homes for the holidays. It could have been written by me years ago. We played that game out of a sense of duty when we were first married. It was expected, and we obliged, even though we didn’t want ...

This Week in History for Oct. 24-30

Today is Sunday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2021. There are 68 days left in the year. ••• Today’s Highlight in History On Oct. 24, 1940, the 40-hour work week went into effect under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. ••• On this date In 1648, the Peace of ...

Horoscopes by Holiday for Oct. 24

Humans, being a physically vulnerable species with little in the way of armor, teeth or claws to protect ourselves against the other monsters of nature, learned early on that if we are to survive as a species, we have to stick together. We are social animals who rely on one another’s ...