Fabulous Foliage Right at Home

October 28th, 2015

The beauty of fall and the brilliant reds, golds, and oranges of autumn foliage are so often viewed as the special treasures of New England. But, here is our own area, is an equal bounty of beauty. Anthony R. Wood, a Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer, offers his musings on the wonders of turning leaves in our own Penn’s Woods (a Read More...

Mow, Mow, Mow Your Lawn

June 2nd, 2015

Gentlemen (and ladies) start your engines. It’s that special time of year when the sound of engines and the smell of green fill the air. Grass is growing and you’re trimming and mowing, over and over again. Despite the seeming simplicity of the task, there are ways to make lawn and shrub care go more efficiently and safely, from wearing the right clothes to selecting the right equipment to understanding your terrain Read More...

How Much House Can You Afford?

June 9th, 2014

If you’re considering buying a home, the first step is to determine exactly how much you can afford. There’s a lot to consider beyond the purchase price. Things like monthly utility bills, homeowner’s insurance, maintenance and other expenses should all be factored in. More importantly, a mortgage lender will want to know your credit score, income, how much you have saved for a downpayment and other facts about your financial picture Read More...