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Skip spark plug change at own risk

Dear Car Talk: How important is it to change spark plugs? I have a 2012 Toyota RAV4 V6 with 100,000 miles on it. I was thinking of having the plugs changed until the dealer told me the price. The plugs were going to cost $27 each. The labor was going to be over $500 and take three and a ...

Don’t go through life miserable; smile!

Dear Annie: I notice many readers have problems and anxieties. Maybe something my mother taught me will help them. She lost two husbands to illness and had a chronic illness herself. We almost lost my brother on the same day my dad died. She raised three boys in a small town taking any job ...

Service dogs can help diabetics, too

Dear Heloise: You shine a light on service dogs quite a bit; allow me to tell you about mine. When people think of service dogs, they probably think of a dog who helps a blind person or someone who has mobility issues and uses a wheelchair. And yes, those dogs are out there. But my dog, ...

Horoscope

SATURDAY ARIES (March 21-April 19). To execute the fabulous thing you have in mind, you’ll have to free up your schedule. Coming up with the money will be far easier than coming up with the timing that works for everyone. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Some would have you believe they’ve a ...

Sunday’s History

Sunday is April 18, the 108th day of 2021. There are 257 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 18, 1906, a devastating earthquake struck San Francisco, followed by raging fires; estimates of the final death toll range between 3,000 and 6,000. On this date: ...

5 easy ways to find your way around the library

Now that we are back open for in-person browsing, it’s worth highlighting how you can find what you need at the library. 1. Check the signs: Similar to a grocery store, we have overhead signs that point out the different sections of the library. They will get you to the right spot if you ...

Best sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 2. “The Red Book” by Patterson/Ellis (Little, Brown) 3. “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig (Viking) 4. “Good Company” by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney (Ecco) 5. “First Person ...

Lottery

The winning numbers selected Friday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 7-4 Wild: 7 Day Pick 3: 3-2-2 Wild: 7 Day Pick 4: 9-9-8-3 Wild: 7 Day Pick 5: 9-8-1-3-1 Wild: 7 Night Pick 2: 4-1 Wild: 6 Night Pick 3: 3-3-7 Wild: 6 Night ...

Eflin pitches into the eighth, Phillies beat the Cards, 9-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It didn’t take the Philadelphia Phillies long to display that sense of urgency Bryce Harper wanted to see. Zach Eflin pitched into the eighth inning, J.T. Realmuto hit a two-run homer and the Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-2 on Friday night. After a third ...

Embiid, 76ers snap Clippers 7-game win streak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 36 points and 14 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Clippers 106-103 on Friday night, snapping Los Angeles’ seven-game winning streak. Furkan Korkmaz added 18 points and Ben Simmons had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Eastern ...