Things to Do

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Events Calendar

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Local Neighborhoods

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5 Most Healthy Food Choices

With so many conflicting diets out there, what is good or bad to eat can get confusing. Some foods though, are known across the board as being healthy. Rest assured that you can’t go wrong when one of these 5 foods is one of your food choices. #1. Broccoli- One medium stalk of broccoli contains¬†200%

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Restaurant Chains Cut Calories

A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine shows that restaurant chains’ new menu items have fewer calories than traditional menu items. The study looked at menu items from a variety of chains, including Panera, McDonald’s, Starbucks and Applebee’s. According to the study, new menu items have an average of 60 fewer

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The Story of Candy Corn

Candy corn is one of the most iconic Halloween and fall treats. Now available in a variety of flavors including chocolate and caramel apple candy corn, this candy is a seasonal favorite with a long history. In fact, candy corn has existed for more than 100 years. The treat was originally created by George Renniger,

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The History of Halloween

Modern Halloween celebrations evolved from the Celtic holiday of Samhain. The day was used to celebrate the end of harvesting season and the beginning of winter. The Celts believed that the celebration not only bridged the transition from one season to the next but also connected the living world to the world of the dead.

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