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K. Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Chestnut Ridge is a 55+ community that is taking the region by storm

More and more evidence is emerging that the big three variables associated with a long, healthy, happy life are not complicated. They are 1) diet, 2) exercise, and 3) a healthy social network. No, not an online social network, but a real one, one made up of actual friends and neighbors whose physical company you look forward to and...

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Ready your roof for spring

There are several signs that you may need a new roof, including damaged shingles, missing shingles and evidence of water leaking into your home. If you see these indications, don’t wait too long because the spring rains are coming. “If a roof is damaged, a little rain or melting snow may be all you need to finally see a leak,” says...

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A Final Thought: The heartbreak of psoriasis

I have suffered with psoriasis for my entire life. It’s an autoimmune disease that manifests itself as red, scaly patches on the skin. And when I say “my entire life,” I mean it. My parents first noticed my psoriasis when I was just a few weeks old. Mom took me to the doctor where she declared, “Look, his little balls are on...

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A Final Thought: Remodeling the kitchen

After 25 years in the same house, my wife and I are finally remodeling our kitchen. We knew it was time when our grandsons began peeling the plastic coverings off of our 1958-era cabinets which were re-faced years ago; that, and our ice maker had stopped working, the EPA was asking about the chemical spills under our kitchen sink, and for years...

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A Final Thought: The winter of my discontent

It’s that time again. Mid-November, when my waist expands and my mood grows as dark as the 5:00 p.m. sky, when heavy rains drive the last resistance of autumn leaves to the ground, leaving behind the silhouettes of vacant trees that wave from the hilltops in the winter wind like a thousand stiff and crooked scolding fingers. The trees are...

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