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Travel can be life changing. Getting out of your routine and deliberately inserting yourself into the middle of the unfamiliar can be a great way to help you open your mind. And, if you’re really lucky, it might even help you open your heart.

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May is a good month for fans of galaxies, since the constellation Virgo is up after sunset and for most of the night, following Leo across the night sky. Featured in some ancient societies as a goddess of agriculture and fertility, Virgo offers a bounty of galaxies as its celestial harvest f…

RICHBORO >> The new officers of the Marine Corps League Patriot Detachment 1230 were installed April 21 by District 2 Vice Commandant Gene Irvin, who was assisted by Sgt. At Arms Sue Irvin. Shown in the group photo are, from left, Senior Vice Commandant Mike Clark, Junior Vice Commanda…

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Leo is a prominent sight for stargazers in April. Its famous sickle, punctuated by the bright star Regulus, draws many a beginning stargazer’s eyes, inviting deeper looks into some of Leo’s celestial delights, including a great double star and a famous galactic trio.

MORRISVILLE >> First Baptist Church of Morrisville will be holding an outdoor Sonrise Service at 8 a.m. on Easter Sunday morning, weather permitting. The service will be held in the vacant lot across the street from the church just behind the cross at 45 North Pennsylvania Avenue. A fr…

SCRANTON >> Cynthia Ciccotelli of Yardley, a member of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine's MD Class of 2021, recently published "Tips from the Virtual Interview Trail" on the "Leader Voices" blog of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The blog was published on Jan. 27 an…

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Have you ever wondered how many stars you can see at night? From a perfect dark sky location, free from any light pollution, a person with excellent vision may observe a few thousand stars in the sky at one time! Sadly, most people don’t enjoy pristine dark skies – and knowing your sky’s bri…

NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Peter Vari, a member of the Newtown Quaker Meeting and an engineer, will speak via Zoom on the topic, "From Hungary to the US: The Immigrant Experience of 1981," during the adult class of Newtown Quaker Meeting on Sunday, January 17 at 9:45 a.m. Zoom Meeting for Wors…