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Author Archives: Leslie Penkunas

FDA expands use of HPV vaccine up to age 45 (access required)

About 12,000 women are diagnosed with and 4,000 women die from cervical cancer caused by certain HPV viruses. Vaccination prior to infection can prevent up to 90 percent of these cancers.

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Mara Wilson: Matilda and Me at 30 (access required)

Even now, when people approach me about Matilda—the 1996 film in which I played the title role—they always want to know more about her magic powers. Continue reading.

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11 things you should just let your toddler do (access required)

I’m not saying we should all become overly permissive hippies who let our children make the rules and raise themselves, but here are some things to consider giving a robust (if nervous) yes: Continue reading.

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Curtain rises on Fulton Theatre’s $29M expansion (access required)

Marc Robin, the Fulton Theatre’s executive artistic director, was thrilled finally to be able to discuss expansion plans for the historic theater, plans that will remake two blocks of downtown Lancaster. Continue reading.

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10 apps to help kids control their emotions (access required)

One of these apps could be the perfect way to introduce your child to a world of calm, mindfulness and emotional maturity. Continue reading.  

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