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Hints From Heloise for Ict. 14

Dear Heloise: My family loves meatloaf, so I have found ways to make it more nutritious and delicious. Here is what I like to do: * I take vegetables such as carrots, zucchini, celery and onions, shred them and add them to the ground beef. For families with children who don't like vegetables, ...

Today in History for Oct. 13

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 13, the 287th day of 2020. There are 79 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 13, 1775, the United States Navy had its origins as the Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval fleet. On this date: In A.D. 54, Roman Emperor ...

Today in History for Oct. 12

Today is Monday, Oct. 12, the 286th day of 2020. There are 80 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, 2002, bombs blamed on al-Qaida-linked militants destroyed a nightclub on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people, including 88 Australians and seven ...

Horoscopes by Holiday for Oct. 12

While the moon is in fire-hearted, dramatic Leo, we are reminded that reason is the slave of passion. This is why highly intelligent people do stupid things on the regular. Being emotionally smart comes easier to some, but when that's not the case, it can be learned. There is no worthier ...

Financial planning brings up past pain

Dear Annie: My husband and I are 72 and have had a good life together, raising two boys who have become really good men. Their wives and our grandchildren are the best. Here's my dilemma: We're meeting with a financial planner in a week, and we were given papers to read and questions to answer ...

Night urination is a sleep disruptor

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a male, 67 and I have difficulties urinating during the night. I get up three or four times from bed to do so, and the flow is very weak. I have no issues urinating during the day. Is there a reason to be concerned? -- K.S. ANSWER: By far, the likeliest reason for that ...

Hints From Heloise for Oct. 12

Today's Sound On is about making the best of it. Dear Heloise: Many of us are complaining about being stuck at home due to the coronavirus. Maybe it's time we all took stock of what we can do while at home. I've been talking about painting our living room for the past five years. Now I've ...

Today in History for Oct. 9

Today is Friday, Oct. 9, the 283rd day of 2020. There are 83 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 9, 1936, the first generator at Boulder (later Hoover) Dam began transmitting electricity to Los Angeles. On this date: In 1888, the public was first admitted to ...

This Week in History for Oct. 11-17

Today is Sunday, Oct. 11, the 285th day of 2020. There are 81 days left in the year. ––– Today’s Highlight in History On Oct. 11, 1991, testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexually harassing her; Thomas ...

Today in History for Oct. 10

Today is Saturday, Oct. 10, the 284th day of 2020. There are 82 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 10, 1845, the U.S. Naval Academy was established in Annapolis, Maryland. On this date: In 1911, Chinese revolutionaries launched an uprising which led to the ...

Greater Nashua Flashback

It appears that someone drove this Plymouth sedan from Alabama all the way to Nashua in the spring of 1958 for what was probably a really big sale at Eddie’s Bedding and Furniture on Factory Street. The crowd may have gathered to wait for employees to open the doors to the store.

From The Telegraph Files

Most photographs are identified on the back, but someone apparently took the time to either stencil or print in white lettering the information about this January 1950 photograph, which was one of several that came to us from Pat Corbin, who’s late husband, Dick, was a Nashua Exchange member ...

Hints From Heloise for Oct. 11

Dear Heloise: New protocols at the veterinarian’s office – curbside service; no one is allowed in the lobby – actually has a beneficial effect on my dog. When I used to go into an exam room with my dog when he was sick or injured, or even for a checkup, he could tell that I was tense ...

Horoscopes by Holiday for Oct. 11

You have somewhere to go, and a story can help you get there. The Leo moon reminds you that every story can be told multiple ways. Events that seem sad can make happy stories; happy events can make sad stories. The emotional tone of a story won’t matter as much as its ability to motivate ...

Today in History for Oct. 8

Today is Thursday, Oct. 8, the 282nd day of 2020. There are 84 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 8, 1871, the Great Chicago Fire erupted; fires also broke out in Peshtigo, Wisconsin, and in several communities in Michigan. On this date: In 1890, American ...

Horoscopes by Holiday for Oct. 8

Cosmic oppositions and lunar tides in Gemini feature laws of supply and demand. In business, it is said that the market determines the price, and that principle applies to many other areas of life. Make your offering. If you have many takers, consider offering less. If takers are few, then ...

Feeling disconnected from adored aunty

Dear Annie: I have an aunty who has been there for me since my childhood. She has always had my back. My mum is absent, and this aunty the one who has filled in for her all these years. Years back, I felt like I could tell her anything and she would understand me. I adored her so much, still ...

Surgery is standard treatment for penile cancer

DEAR DR. ROACH: What can you tell me about cancer of the penis? I can't seem to find information. -- S.S. ANSWER: Cancer of the penis is quite rare in industrialized nations, accounting for less than 1% of all cancers in men. By contrast, it is quite common in parts of Africa, Asia and South ...

Hints From Heloise for Oct. 8

Dear Readers: We're in the middle of Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental illness is a medical condition, and anxiety and mood disorders are the most common mental illnesses. The goal of Mental Health Awareness Week is to erase the stigma and get people to talk about their mental health ...