Sugar and spice nice for health
Sugar and spicenice for health
k A LITTLE BIT of cinnamon might spice up your health. The aromatic bark can lower blood sugar, triglycerides and cholesterol levels, as well as improve insulin functioning, particularly in Type 2 diabetics, researchers have found.
Peter Pan endures
k PETER PAN has outlived generations of children, but the boy who would not grow up remains as youthful as ever. This year marks the hundredth anniversary of J.M. Barrie's Never Land fantasy about fairies, pirates and staying forever young, a magical tale that still captivates children -- and adults -- around the world.
k YOUNGSTOWN city council will conduct a public hearing in its chamber at city hall on Youngstown Thermal's request for a 15-percent rate increase retroactive to Jan. 1.
Not so sweet
k THERE IS very little candy left and only a few knickknacks on the shelves at Caiazza Candy. Felicia Caiazza-Francisco looks soulfully around the store in Union Township, Pa., explaining how her eyes well up with tears when faithful customers come in to buy their last candy. The store is closing Saturday.
k TODAY, WINTER weather advisory. Chance of thunderstorms. Rain changing to snow this afternoon. Around an inch accumulation. Highs in the low to mid-30s this morning, then temperatures falling into the upper 20s. Tonight, occasional snow. Accumulation 1 to 3 inches.
k VINDICATOR columnist: The stories are a bit conflicting about whose bright idea it was to put Gail White's mother on a pair of ice skates.
k READY, SET, DIG IN! Add some spice to the traditional football-watching fare.