COVID-19 impact has not been the biggest challenge for one York County orchard. Dan and Karen Paulus have faced other emergencies since taking over as owners of Paulus Mt. Airy Orchard in Biglerville in 1999.
While families with children across the U.S. are struggling to adapt to the new “COVID-19 normal” school year, there are some that face more challenges than others, and many of those are in rural America. Read more
In southcentral Connecticut, just north of New Haven, a city with a large Italian-American population, the Castaldi family has been turning out hundreds of loaves of Italian bread daily at its Venice Bakery for 80 years. Read more
You don’t have to be involved in farming long to understand why it ranks among the most hazardous professions. Farmers do a wide variety of tasks, and many of them are inherently risky. Read more
Deborah Jeanne Sergeant is a freelance writer in central New York. Read more
Pears are in season now so to take advantage of this delicious fruit by trying this recipe from Kids Eat Right, by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — You will not be disappointed. Read more
A father and daughter in Perry County are still awaiting results for high-speed broadband improvements to their rural area and around the state to finally upload. Read more