Tricounty News

Eye Care Appointments: What to Ask Your Eye Care Professional

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - If you wear contact lenses, chances are your conversations with your eye care professional covers routine eye exams, contact lens comfort and ordering new contact lenses. But when was the last time you discussed contact lens care with your eye care professional? A recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research and sponsored by Alcon...

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry in Dutch Country Roads

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - South central Pennsylvania, known as Dutch Country Roads (DCR), is like a beautiful patchwork quilt, each region woven together with threads of local color -- especially its culinary treasures, craft beer and wine offerings. From Chambersburg to Reading, Pa., the growing mix of wineries and breweries provides a perfect opportunity to...

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3 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - The number of children who read digitally is on the rise, according to a report called "The Children's Digital Book Market: The future looks bright." In both the U.S. and Canada, e-book sales for children have increased substantially for some companies. No matter how you may feel about digital books, this is great news. More kids...

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Bright Horizons for Readers With Visual or Physical Disabilities

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - The joys of reading -- from relaxation and entertainment to the ability to learn new things and connect with the world -- are not out of reach for people with impaired vision or a physical disability. The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), part of the Library of Congress, is dedicated to...

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Households Find Fruits and Vegetables in Home Juicing

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - The home juicing trend is undergoing a resurgence as more people recognize the benefits of a diet bursting with fresh fruits and vegetables. According to the Produce for Better Health Foundation, it's estimated that only 6 percent of individuals eat the recommended daily servings of vegetables, and only 8 percent achieve the...

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