butlercountytimesgazette.com http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section butlercountytimesgazette.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:20:57 +0000 Flexible Fitness: You can improve your balance http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419416/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:07:29 +0000 By Kate Gebski and Rhonda Salvo More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419416/-1/lifestyle Just about everything you do in your daily life, whether for work or [...]]]> Jim Hillibish: Tips for your Easter ham http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419421/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:57:59 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419421/-1/lifestyle USDA national retail prices are $3.38 per pound for boneless and $1.82 for bone-in. This compares with $3.17 and $1.94 for last year. You'll find a wide selection in most stores and some confusing labels to decipher.
GRADES OF HAM
Ham: This is the top grade with no added water.
Ham, [...]]]>
Family Matters: When you teach to give, you get so much more http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419422/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:36:18 +0000 By Diana Boggia More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419422/-1/lifestyle Those who are raised with giving and philanthropic projects grow to become heartfelt givers. Children across the country are finding ways to lend a hand, dedicate their time, raise money and make a difference. They learn that one person can, in fact, make a big impact. Consider the benefits of raising a child to give, because they are our future generation of [...]]]> Charita Goshay: Easter stunningly affirms God's passionate pursuit of mankind http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419423/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:29:39 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419423/-1/lifestyle In Egypt, the pharaohs themselves were considered infallible gods — at least until they were poisoned by their ambitious spouse or siblings.
Here's what's different: The god of Christianity is the only deity who relentlessly pursues humans instead of the other way around.
Essentially, Easter is all about [...]]]>
Dear Monty: Selling a nice home in a distressed neighborhood http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419540/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Richard Montgomery More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419540/-1/lifestyle Monty's answer: Hello, Ashley, and thanks for your question, and thanks for sending me your address. I was able to see your home from aerial photos on an Internet map. You are fortunate to have some mature vegetation and trees to provide a partial shield. A risk in homeownership is the [...]]]> Lost in Suburbia: Caution - wide load http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419542/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Tracy Beckerman More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419542/-1/lifestyle He just blinked at me. I thought that maybe the lights at the car dealership were blinding him and that's why he was blinking. I was fairly sure it had nothing to do with my question.
"I mean, it is a big car and I might look big by association, you know?" I clarified.
He blinked again. They were obviously some really bright lights.
"Although " I continued. "Since the car is so big, I actually might look smaller in comparison. [...]]]>
5 Things to Do This Weekend (April 18-20) http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419646/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419646/-1/lifestyle 1. The big movies opening this week are "Transcendence," a PG-13 sci-fi thriller starring Johnny Depp; "A Haunted House 2," an R horror movie spoof starring Marlon Wayans; "Bears," a G documentary about an Alaskan bear family; and "Heaven Is for Real," a PG movie based on the popular book.
2. Sunday is Easter. If you're looking for a church to attend, check the local paper for listings. And get in on the Easter egg hunt fun by hosting one for [...]]]>
Dave Ramsey: Is it bad not to have a credit score? http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419669/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:00:00 +0000 By Dave Ramsey More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419669/-1/lifestyle
Dear Ian, No, it's not true. I'm sure your girlfriend is a sweet person, but she has no clue what she's talking about in this situation. In either case you can simply explain that [...]]]>
Masonic Lodge holds annual program http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419551/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Julie Clements http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419551/-1/lifestyle Dining with royalty: Choosing character breakfasts in Disney World http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419506/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:04:04 +0000 By Danielle Braff More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419506/-1/lifestyle Blue Plate Special: ‘Hey Cookie, make mine a heart attack in a fog’ http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419508/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:38:23 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419508/-1/lifestyle The Blue Plate Special is nearly long gone, as are the street-corner diners that slopped them by the millions. During the Great Depression, simple Blue Plates were the cheapest hot meals, costing a nickel to a dime. They fed the cash-starved nation, sold all day and into the late night. If you had the coin, you could eat heartily, as Blue Plates were healthy by today's standards. [...]]]> Kitchen Call: Saturday means baked beans http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419510/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:30:34 +0000 By Linda Bassett More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419510/-1/lifestyle The beans were common navy [...]]]> Ask Dr. Norm: Your dog and Lyme disease http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419511/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:21:30 +0000 By Norm Stillman, DVM More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419511/-1/lifestyle Dear Terry,
That's a very timely question with spring just around the corner. Lyme disease (as I'm sure you know) is carried by a tick. We have two common varieties of tick in our area. The Dog Tick is a large, brown tick with a pale "U"-shaped mark on its back. It's disgusting but harmless. The Deer Tick is much smaller and more uniform in color. It carries Borrelia [...]]]>
Keeping Fit: Improve your golf game with this exercise regimen http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419515/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:29:35 +0000 By Wayne L. Westcott More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419515/-1/lifestyle A well-designed strength training program could increase golfers' muscle strength and decrease their risk of [...]]]> Dr. Jeff Hersh: E-cigs already being misused http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419519/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:19:56 +0000 By Dr. Jeff Hersh More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419519/-1/lifestyle A: Electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) were created as a tool to deliver nicotine to smokers to help them quit smoking; this is a similar approach to nicotine patches and nicotine gums. E-cigs do this in a way that mimics smoking in that they are designed to look and be "smoked" similar to a cigarette; they have a battery that heats up an "e-liquid" that contains nicotine [...]]]> Dr. Murray Feingold: Physician burnout — all too common http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419524/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:13:28 +0000 By Dr. Murray Feingold More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419524/-1/lifestyle A Medscape study completed a year ago came up with some interesting and disturbing findings on this subject. In this study, overall, there was a burnout rate of 40 percent. Burnout was defined as a loss of enthusiasm for work, feelings of cynicism and a low sense of [...]]]> Dr. Elaine Heffner: A child’s strengths may seem like defiance http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419671/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Dr. Elaine Heffner More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419671/-1/lifestyle This can pose a challenge for parents and teachers. A 2-and-a-half-year-old in a nursery group [...]]]> Food for Thought: Prepping your meals for more nutrients http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419675/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419675/-1/lifestyle Want to obtain the most nutrition out of your meals? Incorporate fresh ingredients and pay attention to how they are prepped. A variety of cooking techniques can make certain foods are more flavorful while maintaining high nutritional levels.
"To boost the flavor and nutritional value in our meals, we are constantly on the lookout for the freshest foods. Our go-to ingredients are wholesome foods like fresh vegetables and lean proteins," says Registered Dietitians Lyssie [...]]]>
Family Time: Take care of your dog's teeth http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419990/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419990/-1/lifestyle Most pet parents enjoy hugs and kisses from their canines. But while your best friend is showering you with love, have you wondered if his teeth are clean? Or about how his dental health affects his overall well-being? Good oral care is as essential for dogs as it is for humans.
By the time they're 3 years old, 80 percent of dogs develop periodontal disease, according to the American Veterinary Dental Society. While veterinarians recommend daily brushing for dogs' teeth, [...]]]>
Jeff Vrabel: Now even the Internet isn’t safe http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419683/-1/lifestyle?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:06:27 +0000 By Jeff Vrabel More Content Now http://www.butlercountytimesgazette.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419683/-1/lifestyle As you heard last week if you spend any time online, the Internet was basically ruined for everyone by a security flaw with the evocative and awesome name of Heartbleed. The actual problem created by this flaw is technically convoluted and involves a lot of acronyms, but here's the short version: Do you see that little lock icon at the top of your Web browser, the one that looks like a lock, that gives the indication of [...]]]>
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