Tricounty News

ChildFund: 75 Years Young and Going Strong

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - ChildFund has put Richmond, Va., on the map. All over it, actually. The international child-focused development and protection agency currently serves children in 30 countries. Yet, when you count all the places the organization has worked in the 75 years since its 1938 founding, ChildFund has touched lives in nearly 100 nations...

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Questions to Ask When Shopping for a Tax Professional

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Although you may not have received all of your tax documents yet, it's not too early to start looking for someone to prepare your tax return. Remember, not all tax preparers are created equal. So, when shopping around, ask yourself a few important questions: 1. What kind of tax preparer should I look for? Enrolled agents (EAs),...

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A Pest-Free Home Often Starts With a Clean Kitchen

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Kitchens have always been a familiar gathering place in the home. However, in addition to attracting family and friends, common household pests often stake out the kitchen as their nesting grounds due to the abundance of food and hiding places. As winter is typically the time of year many pests seek food and shelter inside homes,...

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Valley Forge: The Place to Cure Cabin Fever

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pa., were the site of, arguably, the most famous winter in history, when the Continental Army hunkered down amid harsh conditions, limited supplies and low morale. Fortunately, things have perked up a lot since then. Today, when the cold and snow weather sets in, the area comes alive with a variety...

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Beat the Freeze This Winter With a Warm Getaway

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Winter not only brings snow, ice and hunker-down temperatures, but for more than 10 million Americans, it brings bouts of depression. Considering this, a warm-weather getaway might be just the medicine to break up the monotony. Winter is a peak travel time, and the sticker price of some vacations is enough to make you gag on your...

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