Sunday, March 1, 2015 AdarI 10, 5775

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Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
If you want your financial benefits to start off the New Year right, then you should start planning now. Here are a few suggestions that may save you both time and money in 5768: · Open an IRA. To help reach retirement goals or to complement your employer-sponsored 401(k) plan, you can put up to $4,000 in an IRA ($5,000...
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a new Web site to increase awareness about possible harm to the environment from chemicals found in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, perfumes and other personal-care products. The Web site ( www.epa.gov/ppcp ) offers consumer tips on properly disposing of these products to help prevent pollution. Studies have shown that pharmaceuticals are present in our nation's...
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What you should know about nosebleeds
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
A nosebleed can be a very frightening experience at any time. But if one happens because of either injury or accident -- as unpleasant and, perhaps, painful as that may be -- it's easier to understand and accept than one that occurs for some unexpected, unexplained reason. Even minor ones that can develop occasionally, either because of, say, prolonged exposure...
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Because its members began moving away from the area to be closer to family, the Philadelphia-based Lena L. Orlow Chapter of Jewish Women International resolved to cease operations in 2006. However, when the members realized that cash still remained in the group's treasury, they decided that it should benefit others locally in some appropriate manner, rather than being diverted into...
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When Shirley Rachlin started Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel's Richard E. Rudolph Jr. preschool program back in 1957, she aimed to provide the two dozen students under her watch with an arena for hands-on learning experiences. So the Wyncote resident, now 81, had the children bake hamantashen, make puppets, celebrate Shabbat and sing songs with the rabbi, among other activities. The...
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