August 31, 2016

Have you ever whipped up a spicy dish — chili, for example — and realized too late that you somehow added way too much of the hot stuff? Happily, there are three very simple ways to restore some equilibrium: add dairy, add sugar or add both.

It's a balancing act performed all over the…

Then there was one: HoJo soon will have sole restaurant left

August 29, 2016

BANGOR, Maine — The closing of one of the last two Howard Johnson restaurants next week will mark the end of its fried clam strips, ice cream and other menu staples that nourished baby boomers and leave the once-proud restaurant chain teetering on the brink of extinction.

The slice of…

Church-goers gather for prayer walk

August 28, 2016

 A legion of church-goers from more than 30 different churches across the Twin Counties came together Saturday to show unity in Rocky Mount and pray for better times ahead.

The fifth annual Rocky Mount God Belongs in My City Prayer Walk was organized by resident Tim Suber, who after moving…

Prayer uplifts grieving Sandy Hook mother

August 26, 2016

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The experience of an unanswered prayer is one of those trials of life that can make anyone wonder if such pleas really works.

But in the darkest moment of Jennifer Hubbard's life — the moment she realized God was not going to bring her little girl, Catherine, home from…