Summer augury

What’s in store for your sign this summer? By Alexandra Lachine, Arts and Entertainment Editor Taurus (April 21-May 20): Uranus is in your early summer sky, making it difficult to recover a relationship you feel you have lost. Your emotions may seem doubtful for now, but rejoice in knowing that by the end of the […]

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Easy breezy summer deserts

Layout by Chrissy Begle, Layout and Design Editor Confetti Cookies (from SmittenKitchen.com) https://smittenkitchen.com/2016/05/confetti-cookies/   Yields: 48 2.5” cookies   Ingredients:        3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¾ teaspoon fine sea or table salt 1 cup unsalted butter ¼ cup cream cheese 1¼ cups granulated sugar 1 large egg […]

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Entering vernal equinox

Your sign predictions for astrological new year By Alexandra Lachine, Arts and Entertainment Editor Aries (March 21-April 20): Your birthday corresponds with the beginning of the zodiac new year. Reserve time for some well-needed emotional spring cleaning. Remember that your internal and external wellness are closely linked, so save some time for self-care as well. […]

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As winter closes

  Your sign predictions for remaining month of winter  By Alexandra Lachine, Arts and Entertainment Editor  Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20): The Sun is in your sector for your astrological season, illuminating a private, quiet section of your chart. Rest, relax and reconnect with your inner voice. The Sun and Mercury will clash with Jupiter, your planet […]

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Soul Food Recipes

By Chrissy Begle, Layout and Design Editor   Southern turnip greens and ham hocks   (from myrecipes.com)   Ingredients:   1 3/4 lbs. ham hocks, rinsed  2 qts. water  2 bunches fresh turnip greens with roots, about 10 lbs.  1 tbsp. sugar  Directions:   Boil water in 8 qt. Dutch oven, adding ham hocks. Reduce heat and simmer 1 ½ hours […]

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