Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been together for eight years, married for two. We recently started discussing having a family. I have polycystic ovary syndrome, and it might be difficult for me to get pregnant.  Read more

Everyday Cheapskate


Clearing out the Clutter

Dave Ramsey

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Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good smartphones for older seniors? I would like to get my 78-year-old mother to upgrade to a smartphone but want something that’s easy for her to see and use. 

Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I will both be retiring in a few years and are interested in relocating to a warmer climate but could use some help.

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve had mild tinnitus for years, but when I got COVID-19 in January, it got worse. Are there any treatments you know of or can recommend that can help? — Almost 60


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Over Easy


Q: We’ve lived in Las Vegas for 17 years and I have learned about vehicle batteries. Back East we thought it was cold that killed vehicle batteries. It may be the heat out here that destroys them.

Q: I purchased a 2020 Kia Sportage and have noticed that when I park the vehicle for a short of time, the outside air temp gauge reads very high. 

As part of Pembroke's initiative for "unity in our community," Pembroke Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 28, in Martin Luther King Park in Pembroke Township. From 4 to 6 p.m., local singer-songwriter T. Smooth will be performing.

St. Rose of Lima Chapel, 486 W. Merchant St. in Kankakee, will celebrate its monthly Mass at 6 p.m. on July 30. No reservations are required. Masks are required only for those who are not fully vaccinated.

As part of a district-wide tour of local businesses, State Senator Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) visited the Kankakee Valley Theatre Association (KVTA) on Monday to tour the theater.