Petapalooza returns to Chestnut Hill on June 12 with adoptable pets, bark time and a pet cartoonist

Animal lovers are invited to Petapalooza, Chestnut Hill’s celebration of all things pet, on Sunday, June 12. Germantown Avenue will be transformed into an outdoor street fair with activities for the whole family from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. People can bring their pets to splash around in dog pools, sample pet treats and test … Read more

Why do women stay in bad relationships?

Pope Francis has said that there are no perfect human beings and therefore no perfect relationship. Many relationships are characterized by physical, emotional, sexual, social, financial, and verbal abuse in which one partner intimidates the other to gain control. Many men do not meet the main emotional needs of their women; love, companionship, commitment and … Read more

Georgia appeals stay of execution order set for Tuesday | Health & Fitness

By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The state of Georgia is appealing a judge’s decision sentence that stayed the execution of a man who killed an 8-year-old girl and raped her 10-year-old friend 46 years ago. Virgil Delano Presnell Jr., 68, kidnapped and attacked the two girls on their way home from school … Read more

How the Taliban’s new burqa order threatens the economic and employment advancement of women in Afghanistan

Burqa-clad women wait for free bread outside a bakery in Kabul. (Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP) AFP via Getty Images ANtaliban government of fghanistan has ordered women to cover their faces in public in a return to a policy characteristic of his previous government and an escalation of restrictions on women’s participation in society. The decree, … Read more

Domesticated Animals, Explained

Domesticated animals are animals that have been selectively bred and genetically adapted over generations to live alongside humans. They are genetically distinct from their wild ancestors or cousins. Domestication of animals is divided into three main groups: domestication for companionship (dogs and cats), animals raised for food (sheep, cows, pigs, turkeys, etc.), and work or … Read more

Food for Thought — May

This monthly article was written by Kaitlin Poillon, Nutrition Science Services Practice Manager, and Nyree Dardarian, Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of the Center for Nutrition and Performance in the Department of Nutrition Services in the College of Nursing and Professions at Drexel health. The USDA predicts that food prices in grocery stores will rise … Read more

How Pain, Exhaustion, and a Google Search Led to New York’s Yu and Me Books

When Lucy Yu was 7 years old, she told her mom that she wanted to retire and open a bookstore one day. She had always loved to read and, as an only child raised primarily by her single mother who emigrated from China, she turned to books for comfort. Now, at 27, Yu is living … Read more

Democrats in the Texas attorney general’s runoff vow to uphold abortion rights

know about Democrats in the Texas attorney general’s runoff vow to uphold abortion rights in details Subscribe to The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date on the most essential news from Texas. Rochelle Garza joined hands with her mother and marched through Dallas in a reproductive rights rally this month to … Read more

Racial justice advocates want this Black History Month to go beyond history • Brooklyn Paper

know about Racial justice advocates want this Black History Month to go beyond history • Brooklyn Paper As Brooklyn’s black community faces different challenges and reaches new milestones, their concerns and needs change. As a new Black History Month begins, some experts say this year’s agenda should not only include remembrance of the celebration’s origins … Read more

3 Defeated S&P 500 Stocks Ready to Rebound | personal finance

(James Brunley) If you are a “buy the dip” type of investor, the current pullback is a great opportunity. Although the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) Ending last week on a high note, the index is still 13% below the March high and remains 16% down for the year. And for some of these stocks, the … Read more

Brandywine Valley SPCA gets $1.5 million grant to save pet lives – Daily Local

The Brandywine Valley SPCA (BVSPCA) received a $1.5 million grant investment from the national nonprofit organization Petco Love in support of its work saving animal lives in Delaware and Pennsylvania. It is the largest single grant received in BVSPCA history and among the largest grants awarded by Petco Love. One million dollars of the grant … Read more

See Tabitha Brown’s 75-piece clothing and accessories collection with Target

Goal Tabitha Brown’s smile can light up a room. It can make a person who is not in a very good mood cheer up. She can thrill you with whatever she is talking about. And as we chatted on Zoom, I couldn’t help but smile back because the social media personality, actress, and entrepreneur is … Read more

Georgia appeals stay of execution order set for Tuesday | Health & Fitness

By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — The state of Georgia is appealing a judge’s decision sentence that stayed the execution of a man who killed an 8-year-old girl and raped her 10-year-old friend 46 years ago. Virgil Delano Presnell Jr., 68, kidnapped and attacked the two girls on their way home from school … Read more

3 arrests have been made in an April 26 shooting in Pittsfield

Three arrests have now been made in connection with a shooting in the city of Pittsfield that occurred on April 26 on Brierwood Lane. An 18-year-old who was shot is still recovering… According to a news release from the Pittsfield Police Department, officers responded to Brierwood Lane in Pittsfield at approximately 5:00 p.m. on April … Read more

The FDA needs more information on supplements. Consumer safety is at risk. – Chicago Tribune

The COVID-19 quarantine has changed the daily lives of Americans, including many aspects of our diet, health, and exercise regimens. One change that hasn’t received enough scrutiny is that during the pandemic, millions of Americans turned to dietary supplements. In 2020, sales of dietary supplements were 14.5% higher than the previous year: the biggest growth … Read more

Kelly Schulz, Maryland gubernatorial candidate – Baltimore Sun

Governor of Maryland Kelly Schulz Republican 53 New Market, Frederick County Governor candidate. Monroe Community College, AA Hood University, BA State Delegate representing Frederick (2011-2015) Secretary, Maryland Department of Labor (2015 – 2019) Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce (2019 – 2021) What is the most pressing issue in Maryland and what are your plans to … Read more