I’m a strong supporter of getting a vaccination for COVID-19. (I’ve had two plus my booster.) And I agree that getting shots into the arms of most of the 70 to 75 million U.S. adults who remain unvaccinated is a matter of public urgency. But the libertarian in me believes that means are as important as ends. The sudden turn to punishment — loss of job if President Joe Biden has his way; for other advocates, potential restriction on health care — has me worried.
The Misericordia University Community Choir is seeking new members for its fall virtual program. The choir is open to Misericordia students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. Prior choral experience is required.
As the first act of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” draws to a close, a middle-aged and very drunk professor named George skips around in a circle, pulling a young woman named Honey with him as he sings the title of the play to the tune of “Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf.”
Health care in retirement is a big-ticket item. Experts estimate that an average 65-year-old retired couple in 2021 would need about $300,000 in after-tax savings earmarked for health care costs in their post-work life, even with Medicare, according to Fidelity.
Fall is the perfect time to review your finances because there’s still time to make adjustments before the end of the year. The continuing pandemic and economic uncertainty are making it more complicated, but financial experts recommend taking a close look at your savings and planning for 2022 goals now.
WILKES-BARRE — Homicide suspect Dana Ganjeh sat within touching distance of a large screen television displaying autopsy photographs of Linda Frick as forensic pathologist Dr. Gary Ross explained the number of injuries found on her body.