Your summer vacation this year is probably not shaping up as planned. While there’s always been health issues and risks associated with traveling, this summer, one of the biggest risks of is a…

If you could do one thing — an inconvenience to yourself — that could save someone else’s life, would you do it?

An article Friday’s edition of The Era spoke to the departure of Dr. M. Javed Akhtar, an ear. nose and throat specialist with Bradford Regional Medical Center and the Foothills Medical Group.

The other day, I was watching television while I was sewing. I have been repairing a quilt for my daughter by hand, a far larger project than I had anticipated.

The other day I saw an acquaintance in the store. We exchanged the usual pleasantries, but when I asked how things were going, she said, “I thought we were getting a handbasket.”

The frustrated anger over another killing of a black man at the hands of police officers is real — the sustained protests this past week in dozens of American cities can’t all be laid at the f…

There is a persistent myth in American politics that a superb running mate can push a presidential candidate over the top, either in terms of the popular vote or in the electoral college. But …

Several years ago, I was invited to attend a dinner for McKean County’s Foster Parent Appreciation Month.

Years ago, a friend once said to me, “It’s the little things in life that count,” which I promptly blew off because of my younger outlook on life.

For most of us the countdown to spring’s arrival brings joyful thoughts of awakening after a long winter. Gardening, outdoor walks, bicycling, fishing, cookouts and camping are just some of th…

Lately, my country has caught the attention of the media in the United States for an unexpected reason. As the entire world struggles to manage the spread of the novel coronavirus, Sweden’s re…

Like most people, my family and I are getting a bit tired of staying at home.

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