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Myra Miller

How to grill foods safely and healthy

It’s that time of the year to take out the grill. Always make sure your foods are completely cooked. The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, gives tips to make grilling easy and safe.
People rely on indoor and outdoor grills to prepare foods all year long. Not only can menu items made on the grill taste delicious, but they also may be healthier than foods cooked via other methods. When done correctly, grilling is a versatile way to cook tasty foods relatively quickly.

Myra Miller

How to save money on vacation

Many families take a summer vacation. Sometimes getting away from home can become costly.
After reading the following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, there are affordable ways to take a vacation. By researching, packing light, planning ahead, etc., your vacation can be enjoyable and you will not break the bank.
The following are suggestions on making a getaway more affordable.
Going on vacation often means throwing a little caution to the wind and indulging here and there on purchases or experiences a person wouldn’t normally make at home.

The history of the American flag

Although Flag Day was established as a formal national holiday in 1949, it was not made a federal holiday. Flag Day is only an official holiday in the state of Pennsylvania. This may be fitting because legend holds that Betsy Ross sewed the first flag in Pennsylvania.
Flag Day is recognized on June 14.
The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, are facts pertaining to the American flag.

Myra Miller

Keep kids engaged over school break

The school term is officially over and students are off for the summer.
What are children to do? Besides taking a summer vacation with their family, there are productive activities and events for kids to do.
During the summer months, encourage your child to read. Our library offers many reading materials and books.
If your family plans to take a vacation, try visiting monuments and museums for your children’s educational senses.

Myra Miller

Let’s pay tribute to all military

A Memorial Day remembrance ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. Monday at South Second Street and Park Avenue near the fountain. The event will recognize all those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
The following, courtesy of Newspaper Metro, gives the origins of Memorial Day.
Memorial Day is celebrated each May to commemorate the people who died in service of the United States of America.

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