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Megan Joyce

When it Comes to Firearms, Safety is Essential

“There’s a misperception in our industry that in order to be safe, you can’t have fun, but I don’t think they’re mutually exclusive.” Tracy Fornwalt, co-owner with Nate Morrison of Morr Indoor Range in Willow Street, focused primarily on the…

0 Comments / 50 View / May 31, 2018

Cholesterol: The Lowdown on the Highs and Lows

When it comes to cholesterol numbers, we hear the medical professionals’ — and the pharmaceutical companies’ — constant calls to get our cholesterol lower, lower, lower. So it may surprise you to know that, despite its thoroughly negative reputation, we…

0 Comments / 58 View / May 31, 2018

Truly Together: Teambuilding Events for the 21st Century

Most co-workers are together eight hours a day. That’s 40 hours a week—sometimes more. Right? Or are we truly “together”? How much time do we really spend with each other, reaping the subtle communication benefits of face-to-face interaction? In 2017,…

0 Comments / 54 View / August 31, 2017

When Colleagues Collide: Improving Intergenerational Relations in the Workplace

As of May 2017, there were 153.5 million full-time and part-time workers in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And composing those current millions, three very different generations—baby boomers, Generation Xers, and millennials—collide. With communication gaps galore…

0 Comments / 124 View / August 1, 2017

Employee Termination: Best Practices, Common Pitfalls

On a sliding scale of workplace pleasantness, few—if any—professional circumstances manage to rank below employee termination. Having to fire or lay off an employee is generally not on a manager’s wish list, and rare is the employee who relishes being…

0 Comments / 311 View / May 31, 2017

Does Your Dated Deck Need Some TLC?

As the first rays of springtime sun begin to peep through April’s clouds, warming the air and teasing us with the promise of even pleasanter weather to come, we turn our mind’s eye toward the approaching days when we can…

0 Comments / 102 View / April 1, 2017

More Women ‘Leaning In’ by Learning the Ropes of Small-Business Ownership

Amidst the cultural rally for work/life balance-torn women to “lean in”—to continue pursuing their career goals and speak up for their needs—more and more women are deciding to do so on their own terms: by becoming their own bosses. By…

0 Comments / 93 View / November 1, 2016

Pediatric Hospice: Specialized Care Supports Both Children and Families

More than anything else, Caroline McCardell wants families with a terminally ill child to know there is tremendous support available to them—compassionate, expert care tailored to each family’s specific needs in a time of unspeakable stress and grief. “Pediatric hospice…

0 Comments / 199 View / August 1, 2016

Holiday Decorating Done Differently

It’s an annual ceremony of sorts: the day you emerge from the garage, basement, or attic lugging those dusty boxes that contain decades’ worth of holiday décor—garland, ornaments, candles, lights, and musical tchotchkes. It’s the day the approaching holiday season…

0 Comments / 181 View / October 29, 2015