MAY 2019 ISSUE

MAY2019 CoverSTRIPNEPA CLASSICS

More reliable than a groundhog’s prognostication, spring is really here when the garage doors open and the boys roll out their toys – sleek muscle cars with meticulous chrome, gleaming, polished and ready for the season. Classic car enthusiasts can’t wait to show off their beauties at some of these great classic car events and clubs throughout NEPA.
Read full article here

CLEANING UP YOUR WHEELS

Proper vehicle maintenance goes beyond taking care of your car or truck’s mechanical items. Your vehicle’s interior and exterior likewise need regular attention to help preserve a like-new look, add longevity inside and out, and boost its resale value at trade-in time.
Read full article here

DISCOVER DISC GOLFING

Looking for exciting and inexpensive outdoor recreational fun for the entire family? Try disc golf- a flying disc game and one of the fastest growing sports in the country. It’s similar to traditional golf, but instead of a ball and clubs, players throw a disc, or Frisbee.
Read full article here

CAR CRUISE SCHEDULE

CruiseSchedule-1

AREA GOLF COURSES

 GolfCourses

APRIL 2019 ISSUE

APR2019 CoverSTRIPPATIOS ‘SPRING’ TO LIFE

Remember that place in the rear of your house? It goes by the name of patio, and it has been feeling abandoned during the winter months. But that’s all about to change now that spring has sprung. Soon family gatherings, after dinner drinks, and grilling will ensue on this extension of the home, so you must prepare.
Read full article here

FOCAL FRONT

If your front door could talk, what would it say about you?  A front door is a focal point of any home, and the color, material, and style of the door set the tone for the entire structure.
Read full article here

SPRING CLEANING TIPS

Spring is here at last, and with it the chance to finally clean away winter’s yuck. Our long NEPA winters can certainly take their toll on you and your home. Spring cleaning, when done right, however, doesn’t just help your home recover from those winter months, but prepare for the warm ones!
Read full article here

GROWING VICTORY

In this age of increased emphasis on sustainability, food miles, good health, and, more recently, the downturn in economics, people have turned toward an old example to set a new standard in gardening.
Read full article here

PENNIES FROM HEAVEN – CELEBRATING A DECADE

10th Tricky Tray basket raffle event will take place on Sunday April 28th from 12:00pm-2:30pm at The Dock on Wallenpaupack at Silver Birches Resort. Over 175 themed baskets valued at $100+ for every family member will be raffled off. Admission is free, cash bar available, door prizes & desserts will be given out & all ages are welcome!
Read full article here

 

MARCH 2019 ISSUE

MAR2019 CoverSTRIPHOW TO HIRE A REAL ESTATE ALL-STAR

You wouldn’t walk into a courtroom without a skilled attorney by your side.  Why enter into what could be the biggest financial transaction of your life without the right real estate representation?  An experienced, market-savvy agent can help you buy or sell a home quicker and at a preferred price. Read full article here

THE LONG & SHORT OF SHORT SALES

They’re a fact of life… here’s what potential homeowners should know before making an offer. Read full article here

PREVENTABLE PROBLEMS THAT CAN KILL A HOME SALE

Could your home sale be in jeopardy before it even hits the market?  With buyers much more aware of potential issues and what to look for, it certainly could be! Read full article here

THE 5 HUGE BENEFITS OF FILING YOUR TAXES EARLY

With nearly three out of four taxpayers receiving an income tax refund each year, around $2,800 on average according to the IRS, we can’t think of any reason you’d want to delay filing your taxes.
Read full article here

HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR LIFESTYLE IN RETIREMENT

You may have heard the rule of thumb that you need to replace about 80% of your preretirement income if you want to maintain your current lifestyle when you retire. But like many rules of thumb, that advice is much too general for most people, says Herbert Poole CFP® CRC®, Retirement Development Consultant for Wells Fargo Advisors.
Read full article here

FEBRUARY 2019 ISSUE

 

7 REASONS YOU’RE RUINING YOUR RELATIONSHIPS

While most would respond with an emphatic “yes” if asked if they would like more love in their lives, I suspect few people welcome the extent of “work” required to achieve that outcome.  Of course, the amount of work involved depends on how far away one feels they are from the level of love they desire.

 

…AND START HAVING SEX

How changing your everyday habits will make you hot for each other all over again.

 

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Heading into February, Settlers Hospitality has lots of romantic Valentine’s Day specials and events for you to enjoy with your sweetheart.

 

CELEBRATE WINTER IN A BIG WAY

Take the Stourbridge Line train President’s Day Weekend for a special experience each of the three days, celebrating the song Winter Wonderland; the nation’s third president and bald eagles.

 

THE EFFECTS OF ADRENALINE ON HEART RATE

Have you ever fled for your life with your heart rate so fast you could actually hear it?  Or ran down the block when you were late for a meeting with no cab in sight?  Very often, we find that sudden surge of ‘booster energy’.  And you wonder how you, a ‘no-sports’ person, suddenly turned sprinter.

JANUARY 2019 ISSUE

JAN2019 CoverSTRIP‘HEALTHY’ EATING ON THE GO

Before you hit the road on that holiday vacation or business trip with a mindset of maintaining a healthy diet regimen, beware!  What you “think” you know about healthy food choices can hurt you.  Eating healthfully can be extra challenging when you are out and about, whether traveling remotely, in transit from point A to point B, or dining out locally.
Read full article here

A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS

They’re rolling out the red carpet—literally—at the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s annual Mistletoe Ball. The theme for the January 19th event at Silver Birches in Tafton will be A Night at the Oscars.
Read full article here

MOM, DAD, I’LL LOVE YOU FOREVER…

Nothing is more emotionally taxing than caring for a terminally ill parent and preparing them for their end of life care.  It can be a bittersweet time as well if you’re able to bond and share the good memories while spending this limited together.
Read full article here

BOWLED OVER

Making hearty soups, chowders, bisques, chili, and stews is a fun and delicious way to stay warm once the winter chill bites the air.  One of the great things about making winter soups is you can basically add whatever you like depending on what’s in season and your particular tastes.
Read full article here